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Secrets Egyptian Gym Trainers Will Never Ever Tell You

Secrets Egyptian Gym Trainers Will Never Ever Tell You

by Nesrine El-Shehy

  If you’re expecting fitness tips and tricks, this is the wrong article for you. This article is about me getting my Nancy Drew outfit on and asking gym trainers all over Cairo to share their secrets that they’ve always wanted to take off of their chests but never did.     I hate it […]

The Fitness Beast: Everything You Need to Know About Heba Ali

The Fitness Beast: Everything You Need to Know About Heba Ali

by Noha Khalifa

Meet Heba Ali, the Arab-American She-Hulk with a passion for fitness that is transforming lives and propelling her into entrepreneurship.   The New Jersey resident isn’t your everyday, run-of-the-mill personal trainer. Why, you say? Well, Ali does things differently. In this article, we’ll give you some reasons as to why we believe she is an […]

Yes, I Am a Fat Teen and I Am Perfectly Okay with It

Yes, I Am a Fat Teen and I Am Perfectly Okay with It

by Ali Khalifa

My name is Ali Khalifa, I am 17-years old. According to the BMI system, I am obese. I have been overweight for over 10 years now. This means that I have hands on experience with the bullying that anyone in my shoes will have likely experienced. I have made the conscious decision, however, to not allow […]

You’ll Never Guess the Country with the Fastest Internet in the Arab World

You’ll Never Guess the Country with the Fastest Internet in the Arab World

by Karima Gahsh

I don’t know about you, but the Internet is pretty cool. Like, so cool that I cannot live without it. In fact, it’s possibly the most important thing in my life — and other people’s lives. Which is why my heart was struck with terror when I stumbled upon this new study from English cable […]

Nelly Karim Gets Slut-Shamed for Wearing a Bikini

Nelly Karim Gets Slut-Shamed for Wearing a Bikini

by Nadia Aly

On Saturday, August 12th, 2017, Egyptian starlet and former ballerina, Nelly Karim, posted a photo on her Instagram account.   The photo shows the beautiful actress on a beach, wearing a bikini. Despite the very raw, real, natural, and non-provocative way in which Karim was presenting herself in the photo, social media users still had […]

Mohamed Ramadan’s Wife Just Gave Birth and She’s Still Hotter Than You

Mohamed Ramadan’s Wife Just Gave Birth and She’s Still Hotter Than You

by Nadia Aly

A lot of women like to look pretty 200% of the time, we get it. Whether you’re going on a date, walking your dog, hell, even if you’re just going to university — these people truly do exist, and their makeup game is always on point. But, we would have thought that giving birth is […]

Skinny-Shaming Is a Real Problem and It Needs to Stop Now

Skinny-Shaming Is a Real Problem and It Needs to Stop Now

by Nadia Ali

“Enty rofaya3a awi, me7taga takli shwaya‘’ is a sentence that I have heard over and over again through out my life, whether at the gym, with my friends, or at a family gathering; as if suddenly people advising me to “akol shwaya” will make me ‘’me2alwaza w merabraba’’ because being skinny is just too ugly […]

You Seriously Need to Know These 7 Health Tips Before You Turn 30

You Seriously Need to Know These 7 Health Tips Before You Turn 30

by Christine Rudolph

For many people around the world, turning 30 is a milestone; it is a time when you re-evaluate your life and look at your past achievements. Some, unfortunately, regret some decisions they have made, whilst others are perfectly happy. For those of you who still have some time before turning 30, there are many things […]

Here Is a List of Classical Movies That You Didn’t Know Were Novels

Here Is a List of Classical Movies That You Didn’t Know Were Novels

By: Abd El-Rahman Omar

Let us all agree that there is a genuine and natural difference between the literary text and the cinematic text. Indeed, the viewer who is searching for the complex details of the novel within the film, may or may not find them.     Given that the relationship between literature and cinema is eternal, it […]

13 Arabic Novels That Are Perfect Beach Reads

13 Arabic Novels That Are Perfect Beach Reads

by Abdelrahman Omar

When was the last time you read a novel? Novels open our minds’ doors. They allow us to live a lifetime and travel the world, without having to leave the comfort of our own bedrooms. A good novel can tease your imagination, can place you within its characters’ shoes, and can push you to visit […]

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