Here is Why Egyptians need to Re-think the “Feminism is Western” Argument

Here is Why Egyptians need to Re-think the “Feminism is Western” Argument

Some of the articles I have previously written – containing references to women’s rights or feminism – are often met with one common response: “feminism is a western invention – even invasion –  that ought not be applied to non – western contexts.”   While it is historically true that individual rights in theory and […]

Why People Should Stop Claiming That “Dubai Is Fake”

Why People Should Stop Claiming That “Dubai Is Fake”

As the Middle East’s first urban destination, we here at Scoop Empire write a lot about the region’s hottest spots; mainly Dubai. Nearly every week, something interesting is happening in the emirate. From introducing driverless buses to the tallest observation wheel in the world, robot cops and more; it has everything.   Via Ajman Business Setup   Which leads […]

Why Egyptian Men Should Hate Sexism?

Why Egyptian Men Should Hate Sexism?

No, this is not an article that is going to claim that Egyptian men should fight sexism and sexist culture because their wives, sisters, mothers, and friends are women. Neither, is it an article encouraging men to utilize their privilege to help women end sexism.     This article is about the ways in which sexism, […]

A Tribute to What Was Once a Great Metal Scene in Egypt

A Tribute to What Was Once a Great Metal Scene in Egypt

With everyone talking about the so-called Satanic Egyptian Facebook page “Underground” has reminded me of the fuss around the metal music scene in Egypt before the revolution. It’s hard to believe that the story of a troll Facebook page was exaggerated to the extent that the admins got arrested.   The same kind of stories were […]

Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

  A few days have passed since the horrific church bombings that took place in Egypt’s Tanta governorate and Alexandria governorate. Accordingly, it is now time for a sober reflection on the question of fighting terrorists. This question is one that Egypt has been asked and forced to answer.   Firstly, there seems to be […]

#SaveDinaAli: Why We Need to Talk About Honor Killings

#SaveDinaAli: Why We Need to Talk About Honor Killings

  On Monday, April 10th, Dina Ali — a 24-year-old Saudi woman— was off-loaded from her flight, detained for 13 hours without being officially charged with any crime, at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA). Dina was traveling from Saudi Arabia to Australia via the Philippines hoping to seek asylum from her abusive family.   The Filipino […]

Get Ready Because AIESEC Egypt Is Inviting You to Their Global Village Event This Thursday

Get Ready Because AIESEC Egypt Is Inviting You to Their Global Village Event This Thursday

For those of you who can’t travel to Dubai’s Global Village, AIESEC Egypt is giving you an Egyptian alternative this Thursday!

  AIESEC, the world’s pioneering organization for encouraging cultural exchange programs and opportunities, and the second biggest international organization after the United Nations, is officially extending an invitation to everyone – and we mean everyone – to their Global Village Event happening this Thursday, April 6th, 2017.     The event will begin at 12 pm […]

Dubai-Based Professor Invents Space Chewing Gum for Astronauts

Dubai-Based Professor Invents Space Chewing Gum for Astronauts

  Franziska Apprich, an assistant professor at the Canadian University in Dubai (CUD), just created a prototype of a chewing gum designed exclusively for astronauts. Apprich worked with a fellow professor from New York University to create the UAE space gum.     The UAE space chewing gum might prove very handy for the future […]

Why the Global Village Should be on Everyone’s Dubai Bucket List

Why the Global Village Should be on Everyone’s Dubai Bucket List

  There are a million and one things to do in Dubai, but very few create unique experiences that stick with you. Imagine yourself literally taking a trip around the whole world in less than a couple hours!   Imagine immersing yourself in different cultures, cuisines, sights/sounds and entertainment all in one place. From the […]

11 Beautiful Must-Visit Souks in the Middle East

11 Beautiful Must-Visit Souks in the Middle East

Forget about sightseeing and shopping malls, the places that tell the entire story, history and culture of the city are always the markets. You’ll get to meet the locals, get acquainted with what the city is most popular for, have a fascinating time and bring back lots of cool souvenirs for all your loved ones. […]

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