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Colorado & Washington Legalize Marijuana

Last Tuesday, Amendment 64 — the measure seeking the legalization of marijuana for recreational use by adults — was passed by Colorado & Wwashignton voters, making them the first 2 states to end marijuana prohibition in the United States, in defiance of federal law, setting the stage for a possible showdown with the Obama administration. Although they […]

Egypt Bans The Porn

While the whole world was busy celebrating Obama’s re-election, Egyptian Prosecutor-General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud submitted an official letter to the ministries of telecommunications, information and the interior on Wednesday ordering that measures be adopted to ban pornographic websites in Egypt based on a 2009 court order to this effect!! A group of Salafist Muslims belonging to a […]

Obama Victory Tweet: Most Retweeted Ever

Obama’s Victory tweet earlier about his win for 2nd term of presidency has been retweeted over 540k times until now, making it the most retweeted tweet of all time!! Scoop TeamSelect Staff Writers from the Scoop Empire Team

Untold Stories Online Video Contest

Do you know an Egyptian hero whose story hasn’t been told? Here’s your chance to share that story and win a trip to the Sundance Film Festival. Organized by the US Embassy in Cairo, they invite you to submit a one-minute video (mini-documentary) about someone making a difference in his or her local community. What […]

Obama WINS!

Votes have been counted and Obama is officially the President of United States of America for a second term. Many are calling this the rise of a new America, in which the  minorities moved America’s vote in fear of the Republican candidate Mitt Romney and his campaign to bring America back to “the stone ages” […]

OneRepublic Tweets About Coming To Egypt

OneRepublic announced through their Twitter page that they are coming to EGYPT in a “show of a lifetime” for them! WE SAID THIS: We’re excited bout this! Stay tuned for more details… Scoop TeamSelect Staff Writers from the Scoop Empire Team

Shaggy & The O Bar

Redefined and rejuvenated O Bar as most of you may know is back to make it’s mark on Cairo’s nightlife scene. After being handed back to the Fairmont management and given a facelift, (check above for how cool the decor is) O Bar has booked non-other than Sherif El Awadi (Aka Shaggy) to set the […]

The Italians of Egypt

Watch this and weep, what have we done to our Egypt! Alexandria used to be flushed with Italians and Greeks, all more Egyptian and patriotic than most of the locals we know. Nowadays they are far and few in between, most of them having left the country in the 60’s when the religious undercurrents that […]

For Shits & Giggles : Jimmy Kimmel Halloween Challenge

If you remember this happened last year also,  Jimmy Kimmel, challenged Youtube users to record a heartbreaking video telling their kids that they ate their candy on Halloween. It was a huge hit last year, looks like this year’s will also be big. Check it out here: – Scoop TeamSelect Staff Writers from the Scoop […]


As the final days of the US presidential election draw to a close and countless publications around the world announce their endorsement for candidates Obama or Romney, we at Scoop Empire have decide to weigh in as well. To most people the stakes of this election may not be as high as that of 2008, […]