‘Selfie Paramedics’ Punished by Egypt’s Ministry of Health

‘Selfie Paramedics’ Punished by Egypt’s Ministry of Health

  One selfie that has sparked outrage across the country this week was taken during one of the biggest transportation disasters in Egypt’s recent history. The Ministry of Health announced on Friday evening (August 11th, 2017) that two trains colliding in Alexandria have killed at least 41 people, and injured at least 179 passengers.   […]

This Alexandrian Waiter Looks Exactly Like Mohamed Ramadan, and We Are Shook

This Alexandrian Waiter Looks Exactly Like Mohamed Ramadan, and We Are Shook

Pictures of a young gentleman by the name Asser have taken over social media by storm, possibly because he looks like the one and only Ostoora — the titular character in the cult favorite series starring Mohamed Ramadan.     One of the things that helped Ramadan transform into Egypt’s number one actor — besides […]

Here Is What to Do If You Get Stung by a Jelly Fish

Here Is What to Do If You Get Stung by a Jelly Fish

By Dr. Mostafa Shabana   With summer season officially underway, many of us were getting ready for an endless stream of beach pictures. And they came – except they were all about jelly fish! With the recent prevalence of jelly fish along our coasts, and our refusal to give up our long-awaited beach time, it’s […]

Zooba Teams up with Uber for the Ultimate Sohour Experience

Zooba Teams up with Uber for the Ultimate Sohour Experience

    As we experience Ramadan with its beautiful traditional practices, one of the most delightful things we will always love is sohour. Being our only source of energy all through the day, we always fear that our tummies aren’t being adequately stuffed with enough foul and taamia for the next day. But we don’t […]

These Egyptian Students Actually Managed to Get Cairokee to Throw a Private Concert for Them

These Egyptian Students Actually Managed to Get Cairokee to Throw a Private Concert for Them

  Victory College Alexandria students made a nearly-impossible bet with IN by Vodafone, and they actually won.   During their graduation ceremony — which rapper Zap Tharwat hosted — the students begged Vodafone to have a private concert thrown for all the students by their favorite band. Their favorite band was none other than Cairokee.     The […]

Why Alexandria Is Killing It in the World of Squash

Why Alexandria Is Killing It in the World of Squash

  Egypt has been killing it in squash for the past few years. Our athletes’ killer talents have been celebrated internationally, and this year, The Gouna International Tournament was just another chance where Egypt, especially Alexandrians, show off their skills.   This year, the semi finals had four players from Alexandria. Marwan ElShorbagy, Fares Dessouky, Nour ElSherbini and […]

Father Boules George Sends Incredibly Humane Message to Terrorists

Father Boules George Sends Incredibly Humane Message to Terrorists

Just when Egypt started to feel like a safe place for citizens and tourists again, tragedy struck on Palm Sunday. A hideous act of terrorism in Tanta and Alexandria left 44 Egyptians dead, more than a 100 injured and families mourning.   You’d think that Christians would be scared to get near any of the churches; fearing […]

Pope Francis Insists on Keeping His Plans to Visit Egypt and Will Not Cancel Them

Pope Francis Insists on Keeping His Plans to Visit Egypt and Will Not Cancel Them

  In light of the recent tragic bombings that occurred in Tanta and Alexandria that left many killed and dozens injured, talks were made on social media with people worried that this will stop Pop Francis from coming on his scheduled visit to Egypt.     TV host, Lamis El-Hadidy, announced on her CBC show “Hona El-3asema” (Here’s the […]

The Mother of Tanta’s ‘Youngest Victim’ Denies His Death After Photo Goes Viral

The Mother of Tanta’s ‘Youngest Victim’ Denies His Death After Photo Goes Viral

  Today has been a very sad day for every Egyptian. Two bombs detonated in Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria and Saint George’s Coptic Church in Tanta. Tens of worshipers lost their lives on Palm Sunday and everyone has been left heartbroken.   During the social media frenzy that followed the explosions, a photo of […]

Remembering the Victims of Tanta and Alexandria Bombings

Remembering the Victims of Tanta and Alexandria Bombings

Today, Egypt witnessed two inhumane terrorist attacks in two different churches; Church of Saint George in Tanta and Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria. The attacks targeted the churches during the Palm Sunday celebrations and killed a huge number of citizens and police officers.   Our thoughts and prayers go out to their families and loves […]

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