Jebeliya: Meet Egypt’s ‘People of the Mountain’

Jebeliya: Meet Egypt’s ‘People of the Mountain’

by Nadine Arab

When it comes to Bedouins, we all have our stereotypes. The goats, the tents, and their traditional clothing are (most probably) things that cross your mind when you think about them. However, there’s a common misconception that assumes that all Bedouins are similar. We’re sorry (not sorry) to tell you, but they’re not.   This […]

Sama El-Masry Has Zero Time for Sherine in Viral Voice Note About Nile Comments

Sama El-Masry Has Zero Time for Sherine in Viral Voice Note About Nile Comments

  Patriots with zero tolerance to sarcasm opened fire on Sherine after she accidentally threw shade at Egypt’s Nile river during a concert in Lebanon.   The singer has been banned from performing in Egypt by the Syndicate of Musical Professions, and is currently facing several lawsuits.   However, all of the aforementioned problems fade to […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Egyptian Family Saves a Kidnapped Syrian Man in a Car Chase

VIDEO: Egyptian Family Saves a Kidnapped Syrian Man in a Car Chase

by Marwa Khalifa

An Egyptian family managed to rescue a kidnapped Syrian man after they decided to chase the car of the kidnappers and screamed for help from people in the street.     Yara Alaa El-Din, the girl who filmed the harrowing footage with her phone, felt suspicious when she noticed a man with a covered face […]

Ahmed Helmy Wants You to Know That He Is Healthy and Well

Ahmed Helmy Wants You to Know That He Is Healthy and Well

by Marwa Khalifa

  Two years ago, everyone’s favorite actor/comedian Ahmed Helmy took a sudden visit with his pregnant wife Mona Zaki to the States. Rumors circulated — mainly by fans — claiming that the celebrity duo wanted to just grant their baby a US citizenship. It was later revealed that the couple went stateside for Helmy’s medical […]

Egyptian Women Stand Together Against Harassment with Viral Hashtag

Egyptian Women Stand Together Against Harassment with Viral Hashtag

Last year, a woman by the name of Somaya appeared on Reham Saeed’s TV show and shared her story that many Egyptian women knew quite well. She revealed that she was harassed inside Al Horreya Mall, which gave her the title “Mall Girl” on social media.     Last week, it was reported that the […]

Study Claims Volcanic Eruptions Caused Ancient Egyptians to Riot

Study Claims Volcanic Eruptions Caused Ancient Egyptians to Riot

Famine is no pharaoh’s friend, just ask Cleopatra. But a new study suggests that those rulers may have had more to blame than just bad luck.     According to this new study, volcanic eruptions around the ancient world suppressed the Nile river’s annual flood by altering rainfall upriver in the Ethiopian highlands — this […]

Okhtein Urges Everyone to Stop Supporting Fashion Design Piracy

Okhtein Urges Everyone to Stop Supporting Fashion Design Piracy

A post shared by OKHTEIN (@okhtein) on Oct 2, 2017 at 9:05am PDT   When the two sisters Aya and Mounaz Abdel Raouf joined forces a couple of years back, they gave birth to Okhtein, a designer handbag brand inspired by the historical wonders of Old Cairo, that now comfortably sits on top of the […]

6 Reasons That Prove Egyptians and Italians Are Literally the Same

6 Reasons That Prove Egyptians and Italians Are Literally the Same

by Nadine Arab

You probably heard about how Mediterranean countries have so much in common. Well, that is true, but if there’s one country in particular that shares so much with Egypt, it’s Italy. Yes, it’s true that Italy is Europe’s Egypt, and we’re pretty much similar to Italians — they just wear better shoes.   Below are […]

Could Assassin’s Creed’s New Game Boost Egypt’s Tourism?

Could Assassin’s Creed’s New Game Boost Egypt’s Tourism?

by Nadine Arab

  Assassin’s Creed Origins, set in Ancient Egypt, is scheduled to be released on the 27th of this month and we’re losing our minds already. We can’t wait to explore the Great Pyramids and discover the secrets of the mummies and ancient Egyptian Gods.   Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed is an action-adventure video game series that […]

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