Yes, I Am a Fat Teen and I Am Perfectly Okay with It

Yes, I Am a Fat Teen and I Am Perfectly Okay with It

by Ali Khalifa

My name is Ali Khalifa, I am 17-years old. According to the BMI system, I am obese. I have been overweight for over 10 years now. This means that I have hands on experience with the bullying that anyone in my shoes will have likely experienced. I have made the conscious decision, however, to not allow […]

New Cairo’s Oscar Are Selling an Endangered Species of Fish

New Cairo’s Oscar Are Selling an Endangered Species of Fish

  In 2012, a study was conducted for The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species found that 86% of the population of parrotfish faced a low risk of extinction globally, on the other hand, Oscar Grand Store, New Cairo, among other stores and retailers, sell them.     This week, a post went viral on […]

Egyptian Woman Redefining Gender Roles While Driving 18-Wheeler Truck

Egyptian Woman Redefining Gender Roles While Driving 18-Wheeler Truck

  “Home is a woman’s kingdom, but my kingdom is my profession,” Om Khaled says in an interview.     In this day and age, people still joke about the misconception that women can’t drive. Not only is that statement untrue, but Om Khaled is a living proof that women can drive better than men. […]

Tunisian President Calls for a Secular End to the Story of Gender Inequality

Tunisian President Calls for a Secular End to the Story of Gender Inequality

  Amidst presidential election campaigns in Tunisia, current president, Beji Caed Essibsi, has called for equality between men and women in all fields, including those of heritage and marriage. To say Essibsi’s proposal has caused a media frenzy would be an understatement.   Last Sunday, on Tunisia’s National Women’s Day, the Tunisian president called the […]

Egyptian Cotton Is Officially Making a Comeback

Egyptian Cotton Is Officially Making a Comeback

Egyptian cotton has, for several years now, been one of the country’s main sources of income, and a primary export. It is no surprise, therefore, that Egyptians refer to their cotton as “white gold”, and/or “the fourth pyramid.” Egyptian cotton is internationally known and acknowledged for its high caliber and quality, and it has historically […]

Can the Face of Terrorism Ever Be White?

Can the Face of Terrorism Ever Be White?

This past weekend – dating from the 11th to the 12th of August, 2017 – has marked a dark couple of days in the history of the United States of America. White supremacist/racist protesters took the streets of West Virginia by storm. According to the New York Times – and several other news sources – […]

You Won’t Believe What the Actor Who Once Played ‘El-Andaleeb’ Looks Like Now

You Won’t Believe What the Actor Who Once Played ‘El-Andaleeb’ Looks Like Now

by Karima Gahsh

I was pretending to work on my phone, scrolling through my Explore page on Instagram when I stumbled upon a picture of a man that instantly made my head go fire emoji.   A post shared by ش.ش (@shadyshamelofficial) on Aug 8, 2017 at 7:41am PDT   If you saw what I saw (look at […]

Skinny-Shaming Is a Real Problem and It Needs to Stop Now

Skinny-Shaming Is a Real Problem and It Needs to Stop Now

by Nadia Ali

“Enty rofaya3a awi, me7taga takli shwaya‘’ is a sentence that I have heard over and over again through out my life, whether at the gym, with my friends, or at a family gathering; as if suddenly people advising me to “akol shwaya” will make me ‘’me2alwaza w merabraba’’ because being skinny is just too ugly […]

Ousso: The Region’s Leading Musical Icon Talks Amr Diab, Satanism and the Independent Music Scene

Ousso: The Region’s Leading Musical Icon Talks Amr Diab, Satanism and the Independent Music Scene

We here at Scoop Empire are starting #AScoopOfSuccess, a series of interviews with successful Arabs that are kicking ass and making names on a regional, as well as international level in different fields. And since I’m really passionate about music, I thought it would be best to start with one of the region’s most leading […]

Kourtney Kardashian Is in Sahel, and Western Media Won’t Let Egypt Have Its Moment in the Lime Light

Kourtney Kardashian Is in Sahel, and Western Media Won’t Let Egypt Have Its Moment in the Lime Light

Kourtney Kardashian has officially been spotted in Egypt’s North Coast with her Algerian boyfriend Younes Bendjima. Rumor has it that Bendjima and Kourtney came with business mogul Yasine Mansour for his birthday party.     The oldest of the Kardashian siblings, has been spotted at an Egyptian compound – Hacienda Bay – located in Egypt’s […]

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