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Guest writers who have worthy insights on pressing matters, that they feel the need to share with the world

Alexandria’s Armless Calligrapher

Alexandria’s Armless Calligrapher

By Omar Shehata

In the wake of political turmoil and civil disruption in Egypt, it can be difficult to get our minds off the frequent grim and violent news. In our daily lives, we often face numerous obstacles in everything we do and we make excuses to justify unfulfilled promises we make to ourselves. But there’s plenty of […]

Why Being Veiled In Egypt Is Actually Easier

Why Being Veiled In Egypt Is Actually Easier

By Sherif Khalifa

Browsing through my Facebook feed the other day I came across an article published on Scoop Empire by a young woman. The article was entitled: “Why Being Veiled In Egypt Is Becoming Extremely Difficult”. Considering the political upheavals and religious tensions in the country, I was curious to see how current events were interpreted by […]

A Note on God and Mythical Superheros

A Note on God and Mythical Superheros

I choose to believe in a higher power. To most, that higher power is referred to as God. With life being as sophisticated and complex as it is, I believe it has to be a byproduct of a more powerful and higher source of knowledge. But the whole idea of religion to me is, to put mildly, crazy and funny. It has to be, with all its […]

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