4 Documented Deaths So Far During Hajj Season

4 Documented Deaths So Far During Hajj Season

Hajj season has, unfortunately, become synonymous with more than just millions of Muslims from around the world gathering in the holy city of Mecca, in order to perform an annual pilgrimage. Indeed, Hajj season has become synonymous with a large number of death -and sometimes even severe illnesses- that are mainly caused by suffocation, stampedes, […]

‘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.   […]

These Glow in the Dark Camels Are Going to Keep People Safe in Oman

These Glow in the Dark Camels Are Going to Keep People Safe in Oman

  Believe it or not, camels in Oman cause the deaths of an average 41 people a year on the roads.   In an effort to make driving conditions safer for camels and humans alike, the Omani police have issued a warning to camel owners, requiring that they affix a light to their animals when […]

Stephen Keenan Dies in Egypt While Providing Assistance to Fellow Diver

Stephen Keenan Dies in Egypt While Providing Assistance to Fellow Diver

Dahab does not only represent an Egyptian vacation spot made for attracts star gazers, designed for nature lovers, and/or extensively enjoyed by those who are simply looking to escape the hustle of city life, and the bustle of other vacation spots like the North Coast or El Gouna; it is also a spot made for […]

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 […]

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