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Dina Hashish


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.

Woman Finding out About Her Cheating Fiance via Facebook Post Will Give You Hope in Social Media

Woman Finding out About Her Cheating Fiance via Facebook Post Will Give You Hope in Social Media

  We would accept being anything or anyone today, except for this woman named Aya. We love the Internet, and today social media has proved -yet again- that it can equally save and ruin lives. A hilarious Facebook post by Hasnaa El-Debawy went viral because she is basically every woman’s best friend.   The post […]

Egypt’s Al-Azhar Rejects Gender Equality in Inheritance, Tunisia Fires Back

Egypt’s Al-Azhar Rejects Gender Equality in Inheritance, Tunisia Fires Back

  Tunisia shocked the world this past Tuesday after its president, Beji Caid Essebsi , called for gender equality in marriage and inheritance. The Minister of Justice was asked to reconsider Publication No. 73 of Tunisian law; this publication bans Tunisian Muslim women from marrying non-Muslims. The president proposed an end to religious-based inheritance laws as […]

Inspirational 86 Year-Old Egyptian Swimmer Wins Bronze Medal

Inspirational 86 Year-Old Egyptian Swimmer Wins Bronze Medal

  This is the kind of those news stories that will either potentially makes you feel guilty for for being the constant couch potato that you are, or will inspire you to be the best athlete in Egypt. Facebook page, Sports News Egypt, just shared the cutest photo on the Internet. The photo is of 86 […]

‘Selfie Paramedics’ Punished by Egypt’s Ministry of Health

‘Selfie Paramedics’ Punished by Egypt’s Ministry of Health

  One selfie that has sparked outrage across the country this week was taken during one of the biggest transportation disasters in Egypt’s recent history. The Ministry of Health announced on Friday evening (August 11th, 2017) that two trains colliding in Alexandria have killed at least 41 people, and injured at least 179 passengers.   […]

Rich Kids of Tunisia Instagram Account Is Just Another Reason You’ll Feel Poor This Summer

Rich Kids of Tunisia Instagram Account Is Just Another Reason You’ll Feel Poor This Summer

@ahmed_trki A post shared by Rich Kids Of Tunisia (@rich.kids.of.tunisia) on Aug 12, 2017 at 2:11pm PDT   Our financial crisis always in Egypt reaches its saddest level during summer. With our fabulous Egyptian economic chaos, the whole country can’t help but feel drained, bitter and quite poor. Along comes another Middle Eastern Instagram account […]

UPDATE: Egyptian Engineer in Marsa Alam Beaten to Death by Italian Tourist

UPDATE: Egyptian Engineer in Marsa Alam Beaten to Death by Italian Tourist

  This is a sad month for Marsa Allam. Just when we thought the worst thing that could happen is shutting down a beach after a shark attacked a tourist, it seems that things keep getting stranger.   Tarik Al-Henawy, a supervising engineer who was working at a hotel in Marsa Alam, south of the […]

Egyptian Parliamentarian Proposes Lowering Legal Marriage Age to 16

Egyptian Parliamentarian Proposes Lowering Legal Marriage Age to 16

  For years on end, ‘child marriage’ has been a serious issue in Egypt.  According to a study published by the National Council for Women in 2013, 22% of girls are married before the age of 18. Another study – conducted by the International Population Council, the National Council for Population and Development, and Assiut University- […]

Mickey Channel Temporarily Shut Down and Egyptians Absolutely Lost It

Mickey Channel Temporarily Shut Down and Egyptians Absolutely Lost It

  Who said cartoon is just for kids? If you’ve seen people freaking out all over your newsfeed over something called Mickey and you’re completely oblivious to it, let us explain what’s going on.   There is a glorious cartoon channel that most of Egypt’s kids and adults are addicted to. For some reason, the channel stopped […]

British Airways Under Twitter Fire for Losing Musical Gear of Mashrou3 Leila’s Violinist

British Airways Under Twitter Fire for Losing Musical Gear of Mashrou3 Leila’s Violinist

We’ve all been there. The worst feeling you could possibly ever have is traveling and reaching your destination without your luggage.   For a moment it feels like your life is ruined, you are helpless and it makes things ten times worse if your work equipment is in that lost luggage. That’s exactly what happened […]

Egyptian Woman Shares Her Transformation Story from Man to Woman

Egyptian Woman Shares Her Transformation Story from Man to Woman

  Carla Masoud is name that has been making waves on social media over the last couple of years. Starting 2015, Masoud has been quite public with her story that goes against Arab’s norms and cultures. Every since she was a young child in Upper Egypt, Masoud could never identify herself as a boy. Years […]

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