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Laura Logan


Laura is a free-spirit who loves cats, candles, and current events. She is originally from San Diego, California, but has lived in Los Angeles, Berkeley, Jerusalem and Cairo. She is always looking for creative outlets and jumps at any opportunity to get out from behind her laptop.

BREAKING: Egypt’s Government Resigns For Second Time in Two Years

BREAKING: Egypt’s Government Resigns For Second Time in Two Years

  Today, President Abdel Fattah Sisi accepted the Egyptian government’s resignation, marking the second time in two years that the government has resigned (the last being February 2014). The announcement came several days after the minister of agriculture, Salah El Din Helal was arrested on charges of corruption. Although an official reason has yet to […]

Egyptian Raneem El Welily Becomes #1 Women’s Squash Player in the World

Egyptian Raneem El Welily Becomes #1 Women’s Squash Player in the World

Egypt is globally known for its prowess at squash, and once again, the land of pharaohs has struck awe into the hearts of the global squash community. Today, Egyptian squash player Raneem El Weleily’s victoriously claimed the #1 world rank, according to the September 2015 Professional Squash Association (PSA) Women’s World Rankings. This victory makes El […]

Islamic State Establishes Gold Dinar as Official Currency

Islamic State Establishes Gold Dinar as Official Currency

  The Islamic State has made global headlines once again with its announcement introducing the “gold dinar” as its official currency. The hour-long video, addressing a Muslim audience, claims that the measure was taken in order to bring Islam back to the golden age, and as a rejection of “US satanic banks” and “the capitalist financial […]

10 Mouthwatering Avocado Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle

10 Mouthwatering Avocado Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle

Avocados are one of the most nutritious and filling summer fruits available in the Middle East, and this time of year they’re at their ripest. Take advantage of the season and load up on your omega-3 fats with these fabulous recipes:   Paleo Avocado Tuna Salad   Get recipe here.   California Omelette   Get […]

Win Free Tickets to ‘Blaze the Show’ in Dubai

Win Free Tickets to ‘Blaze the Show’ in Dubai

Now is your chance to win two free tickets to the international dance show, Blaze the Show, happening this weekend in Dubai! Simply post the above artwork on your social media platform (Facebook, Twitter or Instagram) with the #BLAZEDXB hashtag and tag Scoop Empire in the post. Facebook page: Scoop Empire Twitter: @ScoopEmpire Instagram: @ScoopEmpire The competition […]

Eargasm: 10 Breathtaking Piano Songs For Your Study Sessions

Eargasm: 10 Breathtaking Piano Songs For Your Study Sessions

If you’re looking for the perfect soundtrack to set the mood for your study session, reading time, or general alone time, look no further. We have exactly what you’re seeking to create the ideal ambiance for any of those endeavors. Just light your candles, prepare your coffee and jumpstart your brain with this round-up of inspirational […]

16 Unlikely Animal Friendships That Will Make You Melt

16 Unlikely Animal Friendships That Will Make You Melt

We’ve all heard the famous exclamation from The Wizard of Oz, “Lions and tigers and bears! Oh my!” But who knew they could actually be friends in real life? Fiction has become reality with the lasting friendship between Leo the lion, Shere Khan the tiger and Baloo the bear. The trio’s union began with their tragic […]

24 Great Thinkers Tell You the Meaning of Life in Quotes

24 Great Thinkers Tell You the Meaning of Life in Quotes

What is the meaning of life? This age old question has been hotly debated since the beginning of human existence, and in drawing from the vast pool of ideas that has deepened and will continue to deepen with time, we give you answers from some of the world’s greatest minds:     There is no […]

13 Things that Egyptians Were the First to Create

13 Things that Egyptians Were the First to Create

Egypt has a glorious past, its people descended from a civilization that was once the most intellectually and technologically advanced in the world. Because we all sometimes need a reminder, here’s a quick round-up of successful inventions that were created by Egyptians before any other civilization.     Eye makeup (eyeshadow and eyeliner) – 4000 […]

7 Extinct Animals that Once Lived in North Africa

7 Extinct Animals that Once Lived in North Africa

Lately, our news feeds have been flooding with statuses denouncing the recent slaughter of Cecil the lion, one of Zimbabwe’s most beloved Southwest African lions, by an American sport hunter who reportedly lured the male lion out of a nature reserve and shot him simply for the glory of having a “trophy”. As such, Cecil’s […]

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