25 Egyptian Things You Totally Forgot Happened in 2016

Everyone is complaining and nagging about last year’s drama, we all can’t wait for 2017 to start. We know deep down inside it won’t make a difference but we still dare to dream big because honestly we can’t handle anymore chaos. Yet, after all the social media rants about 2016, do you even remember just half of the stuff that happened this year?

 

Here is a walk through the furious 2016 as a little reminder why Sunday needs to come ASAP:

 

 

Gezira Sporting Club built the  first playground for special needs children

 

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 Subsidized milk disappeared and mothers had to riot

 

Ahmed M. Kamel

 

 

Egyptian Judo player refused to shake hands with Israeli opponent 

 

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Egypt banned the use of credit cards abroad two days before the Eid vacation

 

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Freska guy became the biggest internet sensation

 

 

 

The biggest financial documentation leak in history happened, The Panama papers

 

 

White taxi drivers started a war against Uber drivers and even ambushed a few

 

 

 

A lover boy hijacked an EgyptAir flight and passengers took selfies with him

 

 

 

Hepta re-defined Egyptian romance

 

 

 

Dina ElSherbini cheating on Mamdouh Amin’s character in Grand Hotel was a major jaw-dropper this year

 

 

 

A condom prank that did not end well

 

 

 

Ramy Malik won an Emmy and Egyptians freaked out

 

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Hesham Mansour got cropped out of his all-time-favorite selfie

 

 

 

Halloween Egypt was invaded by Harley Quinn costumes

 

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Tom Hanks sent a letter to the ‘Eshtebak’ movie’s director

 

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Titanic elmasry happened

 

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Pokem0n Go invaded the world

 

 

 

Volcano konafa was created and ruined our metabolism

 

 

 

Psykiatrist became Egypt’s new catchphrase

 

 

 

Elcaesar making pasta with a very serious musical background

 

 

 

Ahmed Shobeir hit a guy on Wael ElIbrashy’s show

 

 

 

A Tunisian artist created the coolest graffiti in Manshiyat ElBakri 

 

 

 

720 million worth of hash was smoked in Egypt and that was reported last August. It must be so much more by now

 

 

 

WE SAID THIS: PHEWW!! 2016 has finally come to an end.

 

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Dina is an orthodontist with a passion for writing and blogging that surpasses the joy of straightening teeth. Her book blog “Closet nerd book club” promotes the work of young aspiring Egyptian authors. Her life’s guilty pleasure is tacky reality TV shows and the two addictions that have taken over her life are Game of Thrones and Perez Hilton.

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