You’ll Never Believe These Stunning Pictures Were Only Taken Using a Smartphone

You’ll Never Believe These Stunning Pictures Were Only Taken Using a Smartphone

  You know when you’re bored on your phone, scrolling through your feed then you bump into this gorgeous landscape picture and think, “this picture is only amazing because it was taken on an expensive camera?” Well, Egyptian photographer Abdel Rahman Gabr – aka Koree – teamed up with mobile giants Huawei and proved that […]

Israel Quietly Withdraws Ambassador from Egypt for ‘Security Reasons’

Israel Quietly Withdraws Ambassador from Egypt for ‘Security Reasons’

  With everyone in Egypt focusing on the economic crisis, Israel quietly withdrew its ambassador, David Govrin, for “security concerns.” Israeli officials told The Telegraph that they hope Govrin will be able to return to his post soon.   Israel’s lead security agency, Shin Bet, said “Due to security concerns the return of the Foreign […]

Egypt’s Israeli Ambassador’s Finger Made It to the News

Egypt’s Israeli Ambassador’s Finger Made It to the News

I was sitting at work, scrolling down my Facebook feed when suddenly I read on Al Masry Al Youm that the Israeli Ambassador in Egypt got “shot” at the airport, which was written in Arabic: “2essabet el-Safeer el-Israeli,” for those of you who don’t speak/read Arabic, “2essabet” means both “the shooting of” or “the injury […]

WATCH: You Won’t Believe How Suez Welcomed the Norwegian Ambassador

WATCH: You Won’t Believe How Suez Welcomed the Norwegian Ambassador

We were absolutely thrilled when we heard of the news that the Norwegian ambassador was going to Suez… only to be disappointed when we found out how he was received there. Youm7 posted a cringe-worthy video showing a stage with three kid,, dancing with no choreography whatsoever, to welcome the ambassador of Norway. Needless to […]

12 Reasons to Like Alexandria, According to UK Ambassador John Casson

12 Reasons to Like Alexandria, According to UK Ambassador John Casson

This week, UK Ambassador to Egypt @FCOJohnCasson got in the listicle spirit and tweeted #ReasonsToLikeAlexandria, complete with photos! Take a look at his personal take on why you should visit Egypt’s gorgeous metropolis by the sea.   #ReasonsToLikeAlexandria #1: my first home in Egypt, 2014 pic.twitter.com/xLFGeqHtqu — British Amb in Egypt (@FCOJohnCasson) March 22, 2015 […]

A New Wave of Tourism in Egypt?

A New Wave of Tourism in Egypt?

On my wedding day, I stood on the balcony of my Mena House room over looking one of the world’s most majestic sights: the Pyramids. They never cease to impress. And then I saw a tour bus. One lonely, sad tour bus. For anyone that’s ever been to or lived in Egypt, the Pyramids are […]