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Nour ElSayed


Nour El Sayed has always been fascinated by photography and art. She spends most of her time trying to combine both and ending up with a triumph. After receiving her AS in Graphic Design, she decided to integrate all three and hoping that one day her work could be widely exhibited. If there's one thing she learnt in life it's that “In a time of destruction, create something.” She also finds it amusing to write her bio in the third person and happily indulges herself.

Senior MOI Aide Gunned Down in Giza

Mohamed al-Saeed Saad El-Din Ahmed, a senior aide to Egypt’s Minister of Interior, was gunned down while leaving his house on Al-Haram St. on the west side of Cairo this morning, a presidential spokesman announced. Ahmed was Director General of the Technical Office at the MOI. Government sources and state media claim that the incident […]

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead in Dubai

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead in Dubai

The fine folk at Dubai Drama Group (DDG) are continuing their season with Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. This dark comedy has been running for the past couple of days but it’ll go until Feb. 1 at the Kilachand Studio Theatre. This classic theatrical piece takes place during Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, […]

Bomb Materials Found in Zamalek

Bomb Materials Found in Zamalek

With Jan. 25, the anniversary of the 2011 revolution, right around the corner, Egypt is on alert. This morning, surveillance cameras in Zamalek discovered a bag containing explosive materials at the Islamic Ceramics Museum on Sheikh Marsafy Street near the Marriott Hotel. The bomb squad closed off the area for safety and examined the bag. There […]

Dubai’s Occupy Sundays Is Finally Launching

Occupy Sundays’ highly anticipated – and secretive – Global Launch Party is finally upon us. They’ll be unveiling their exclusive experience to the (select) public at Cavalli Club Dubai this Jan. 19 with DJ Krystal Roxx on the turntables. With all the buzz they’ve built in recent months, Occupy Sundays is where everyone wants to be, but […]

Dress Printed with Quran Verses Causes Uproar

Saudi frustration has flooded social media platforms as of late. This time, an Arab student from northern Israel who goes to Shenkar College of Engineering and Design has designed a dress that featured verses from the Quran. The picture of the dress was posted on Facebook with the caption: “Cat on a hot tin roof, the […]

Viral Video of Saudi Child Molestation Prompts Outcry

Viral Video of Saudi Child Molestation Prompts Outcry

Hashtags like #Dont_Touch_Me and #I_Reject_Harassment have been trending on Twitter in the KSA as a result of a viral video. A hidden camera captured a 7-year-old Saudi child in her school uniform being molested by a man as she waits for an elevator. The man first makes sure no one is nearby by checking the […]

Insecurities Revealed

Insecurities Revealed

“I encourage every viewer to look at each image and put yourself in the individuals shoes,” says Rosenfield. “By allowing yourself to feel what they feel, you might realize something you’ve never noticed before.” Let us introduce you to photographer Steve Rosenfield. Departing from the usual portrait, he shot 12 people with their deepest insecurities […]

For Egypt, With Love: Film Teaser

For Egypt, With Love: Film Teaser

Egypt’s January 25th made history and showed the world the power of the people. Since then, Egypt has been suffering for three years, whether it’s for food, freedom or social justice. This new documentary follows four young, brave revolutionaries – Noor Noor, Lilian Wagdy, Tony Sabry, and AbdelRahman Ayyash – as they explore the issues we’ve […]

Emergency Landing in Medina

Saudi Arabian Airlines made an emergency landing in the Kingdom’s Muslim holy city of Medina today. Traveling from Iran’s second city of Mashhad, the plane was carrying 315 people on board; Luckily, only 29 were injured. 12 of the passengers were taken immediately to the hospital, while three of them are reportedly in unstable condition. […]

DIY: Orange Cinnamon Cleaner

DIY: Orange Cinnamon Cleaner

The worst thing about cleaning the bathroom, kitchen or floors is when stains just won’t go away no matter what you use. Well, when you ask a house wife, the first thing she suggests is “Why don’t you use white vinegar?” we all know it’s gonna work, but we still tend to avoid that option […]

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