VIDEO: Explosion of a Central Security Vehicle in Maadi

VIDEO: Explosion of a Central Security Vehicle in Maadi

  A central security vehicle was targeted with a bomb last night, in a location close to Cairo’s Maadi Ring Road. The bomb killed First Lieutenant Ali Ahmed Shawky Ali Abdulkhaliq, and injured four others.     Initial investigations suggest that the bomb was left on the side of the road, by an unidentified group […]

If Dhafer Dies in ‘7alawet El Donya’ After Ahmed Malek’s Stunt, We’re Boycotting TV

If Dhafer Dies in ‘7alawet El Donya’ After Ahmed Malek’s Stunt, We’re Boycotting TV

by Karine El-Tantawy

  We can’t take it anymore, we just can’t!  If you’re one of the millions following “La Totfe2 El Shams,” the past few days must have pretty rough on you, especially after Ahmed Malek’s character contemplated suicide. No one knows if he actually died yet, and we just can’t keep living in suspense.   Moving to […]

Are We Genuinely Disheartened by the Minya Massacre?

Are We Genuinely Disheartened by the Minya Massacre?

On Friday May 26th, masked men shot at a bus full of Egyptian Coptic Christians in El Minya Governorate . The massacre has amounted to the death of at least 28 people, and to the injury/wounding of at least 25 people.     Among the deaths, were two small girls who were only two and […]

The Mysterious Case of the Polish Girl That Died in Egypt

The Mysterious Case of the Polish Girl That Died in Egypt

The article has been updated since the time of its publishing to confirm that Zuk was indeed abused.

  In what is another tourism PR nightmare for Egypt; Magdalena Zuk a 27-year-old Polish girl mysteriously died in Egypt a few days ago. A story that has heavily been covered by Polish media, but has gotten little to no attention in Egypt. Magdalena’s death remains mysterious due to the little to no details that […]

Was GUC Student Shaden Mohamed’s Death a Hate Crime?

Was GUC Student Shaden Mohamed’s Death a Hate Crime?

  22-year-old Egyptian student, Shaden Mohamed, lost her life while crossing the street in Germany during a hit and run. While her death was already sad enough, news has now emerged that the hit and run was an intentional hate crime.   According to n-tv.de, a German news website, a high school student witnessed the accident […]

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 […]

An Epic List of Ramadan 2017 Mosalsalat Came Out And Mostafa Shaaban Already Won

An Epic List of Ramadan 2017 Mosalsalat Came Out And Mostafa Shaaban Already Won

OH MY GOD! Ramadan is less than two months away and we just can’t. We’re sorry if you feel like we’re exaggerating, but Ramadan’s mosalsalat (series) always have a huge impact on our lives. They give us the kind of drama that make people cry on social media, aka El-Ostooral; they give us catchphrases that we […]

Young Egyptian Man Murdered in Cafe – Could This Be You?

Young Egyptian Man Murdered in Cafe – Could This Be You?

by Mirna Soliman

May god have mercy on your soul & lessen the pain & grief of your family & fiancée. We demand KEIF to be permanently closed down & have all their staff & owners brought to question immediately. A photo posted by Cairo Spots (@cairospots) on Feb 6, 2017 at 6:55am PST   Tragedy struck last […]

Why Did This Lebanese Man Get Arrested for Having Shawerma?

Why Did This Lebanese Man Get Arrested for Having Shawerma?

This week we’ve heard people say “death by refugees”,”death by Muslim immigrants”, but “death by a shawerma sandwich” is just another reason why the world is losing its sh** this month. A hilarious Facebook post by Lebanese man Kareem Marwan Salhab went viral after he shared how he was going to meet his God because of food.     […]

What My Best Friend’s Death Taught Me

What My Best Friend’s Death Taught Me

by Ola Abul-Eyoun

  At first, denial is your best friend, you wake up wishing it was all a dream, and then this whole thing takes another form and creeps up on you like your shadow that you cannot get rid of. You want to scream and shout but you are at a loss for words. Why her? […]