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Leena ElDeeb


A freelance journalist and a loyal reader for Radwa Ashour and James Patterson’s books.

9 Things That Could Put Egyptian Men On the Blacklist of Marriage

9 Things That Could Put Egyptian Men On the Blacklist of Marriage

  Our ultra conservative culture sometimes forces us to listen to very messed up conversations about marriage/pre-marriage experiences. Some of us, including myself, have been forced to listen to them for so long that I genuinely don’t believe I can’t listen anymore. This is a listicle about the things we should not associate ourselves with, […]

Ways on How to Pay Less When Buying Books in Cairo

Ways on How to Pay Less When Buying Books in Cairo

With the devaluation of the Egyptian pound against the US dollar, it’s been very difficult to find an original book with two digits on the price tag. I’m an avid book reader, I love books. I love how they smell, I love how they can take you to another world and make you forget about […]

ZombieBall: The Biggest Halloween Party Is Coming to Gouna

ZombieBall: The Biggest Halloween Party Is Coming to Gouna

  Get ready for the best fright of your life as Submerged Events hit Gouna on the 28th and 29th of October for Halloweekend. What’s that, you say? Only the best Halloween weekend festival that you don’t want to miss.   The Halloweekend is basically going to transform Abu Tig Marina into Silent Hill, but in the […]

7 Hijab-Friendly Costumes You Didn’t Know You Needed This Halloween

7 Hijab-Friendly Costumes You Didn’t Know You Needed This Halloween

For those of us who are celebrating Halloween this year, that means we need to land on a decision for a costume because we are running out of time. As a hijabi, I personally know how hard it is to fit in in a Halloween party without looking odd. So here’s a list of the most hijab-friendly costumes […]

The Actual Wolf of Wall Street Just Got Hustled by an Egyptian

The Actual Wolf of Wall Street Just Got Hustled by an Egyptian

  We love the Internet. It’s a beautiful thing. Especially when we bump into posts like these. Jordan Belfort, the real Wolf of Wall Street, updated his Facebook status a few days ago and it went viral on the Egyptian Internet. We skimmed through the lengthy post to spot the word EGYPT in caps lock, then […]

The 13th Dubai International Film Festival Is Looking for Volunteers

The 13th Dubai International Film Festival Is Looking for Volunteers

  The 13th season of the Dubai International Film Festival is in need of a fabulous team of dedicated volunteers to make the festival an experience that will leave the thousands of attendees anticipated with lovely memories. The festival will take place from 7th to 14th December.   Volunteer positions are available in all capacities; administration, box office, […]

8 Reasons You Should Attend the Marketing Kingdom Cairo 2

8 Reasons You Should Attend the Marketing Kingdom Cairo 2

  As the Marketing Kingdom Cairo 2 quickly approaches, taking place on 26th and 27th October at Cairo’s Fairmont Towers, we’ve compiled a list of eight reasons you should attend Egypt’s most anticipated marketing event of 2016.     1) Twitter, Facebook, Google, Instagram and Shazam are all coming to the event to give us presentations on their major successes and […]

Shocking Pictures of a Child Engagement Celebration in Daqahleya

Shocking Pictures of a Child Engagement Celebration in Daqahleya

  Two children, a boy aged 12 and a girl aged 11, got engaged recently in a massive celebration that had six belly-dancers cheering up the party and many singers present; even famous sha3by singer Ahmed Sheeba was planned to attend for a segment but due to an organizational error he failed to show up. […]

Egyptian MPs: Women Are More Guilty of Adultery Than Men

Egyptian MPs: Women Are More Guilty of Adultery Than Men

  MP Margaret Azer, of the Support Egypt coalition, called on gender-equalization of the adultery punishment as the current adultery law shows significant favoring of men over women. However, of course, the parliament was outraged in offence and we don’t know why.     Parliamentary outcry     Almost everyone became the advocate of the current law, […]

Egyptian Museums Offer Free Entrance for a Day in Celebration of 150-Year-Old Parliamentary Life

Egyptian Museums Offer Free Entrance for a Day in Celebration of 150-Year-Old Parliamentary Life

  Egypt has about 50 museums showcasing antiquities from all eras that have shadowed over Om El Donya. All these museums are opening their doors for free entrance on Saturday, 22nd of October, celebrating the passing of 150 years on parliamentary life in Egypt. How cool is that?   Mostafa Amin, the Secretary General of the […]

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