This Mini-Library in Downtown Cairo Is Giving out Books for Free

This Mini-Library in Downtown Cairo Is Giving out Books for Free

By Reem Tolba

  Earlier this year, there has been a handful of changes on Alfy Street in Downtown Cairo. The street was turned into a pedestrian boulevard facing revamped buildings and newly-opened small cafes.   The cherry on top of these changes is the new book stand that has been set up. The mini-library is an innovative […]

The Nile Ritz-Carlton Celebrates Two Years of Success as a True Icon of Luxury

The Nile Ritz-Carlton Celebrates Two Years of Success as a True Icon of Luxury

  Earlier this month — October 12, to be specific — Cairo’s iconic The Nile Ritz-Carlton celebrated its second anniversary. Indeed, the hotel may have re-opened for a short period of time, but it has managed to garner the reputation of its ancient name — and surpass it.   Not sold? In this article, we […]

Egyptian Team Leader Wins International Prestigious ‘ELITE’ Award

Egyptian Team Leader Wins International Prestigious ‘ELITE’ Award

  Young Egyptians have been proving lately that they’re quite the title hunters in the international arena; not only as sportsmen but also as employees and team leaders.   Ahmed Haggag, a team leader at the Nile Ritz-Carlton, is a live evidence that supports this claim. It has been announced that Haggag has won the […]

From Italy Through Egypt: KEMET Takes over the Greek Campus with Milan Design School IED

From Italy Through Egypt: KEMET Takes over the Greek Campus with Milan Design School IED

  Over the last few years, Egypt has seen so many brilliant talents. From upcoming designers that are taking over the fashion world to creative entrepreneurs that are bound to reshape how we see business in the region, and so much more. KEMET, a pioneering institute in Cairo and the Middle East that works on […]

13 Photos of Downtown Cairo That Will Remind You What a Beautiful Country We Have

13 Photos of Downtown Cairo That Will Remind You What a Beautiful Country We Have

Every morning when I gather the courage to leave the house, I bump into nothing but traffic jams, non-stop car honks, tuktuks and pedestrians who appear out of nowhere that throw themselves in front my car because that’s obviously the only way to cross the street.   I constantly see old photos of Egypt and wonder […]

Why We Need More Places Like Zawya in Egypt

Why We Need More Places Like Zawya in Egypt

by Salma Iraqui

Ohlala our new banner. #arthousecinema A photo posted by Zawya Cinema Cairo (@zawyacinema) on Aug 25, 2015 at 7:31am PDT   Most of the Egyptian or Arab movies that make it to the usual screens and cinemas are of little value. The real good ones that receive international credit are neglected or simply unknown. Zawya, […]

Star Trek’s New Trailer Just Came out and Dubai Is in It

Star Trek’s New Trailer Just Came out and Dubai Is in It

(source: www.ign.com)   Trekkies in Dubai, you’ll definitely love this news. The third and latest Star Trek Beyond trailer has just been released and it features glimpses of Dubai. The movie’s cast were spotted filming in October 2015 at Burj Khalifa, and we can now see the results-ish…   According to Digital Production Middle East, […]

We Went to Abla Fahita’s Very Last Show and This Is What Happened

We Went to Abla Fahita’s Very Last Show and This Is What Happened

By Hady ElHady

  Egyptian online public figure, recording artist, inappropriate widow and a self-proclaimed internet millionaire, Abla Fahita, has been part of our lives for years, we’ve followed every single thing she did through Twitter and YouTube and she’s been making TV appearances since 2010 causing controversy and getting sued many times until she snagged her very […]

What Downtown Cairo Will Look Like in a Few Years

What Downtown Cairo Will Look Like in a Few Years

  Last August, The Egyptian Ministry of State for Urban Renewal and Informal Settlements (MURIS) and the Cairo Governorate held an international competition  for the urban development and architectural design of the Maspero Triangle District in Downtown Cairo. Yesterday, it was announced that Foster + Partners, a London-based architecture and design firm, has won the competition […]

UPDATED: Bombings Rock Cairo

UPDATED: Bombings Rock Cairo

This morning, three separate bomb blasts rocked Cairo claiming the lives of five people and injuring scores. The jihadist group Ansar Bait al-Maqdis has reportedly claimed responsibility for the string of coordinated attacks that appeared to target the police headquarters in the Bab El Khalq area downtown, police patrolling in Dokki and a police station […]