Are Egyptian Girls Being Misportrayed in ‘Sabe3 Gar’?

Are Egyptian Girls Being Misportrayed in ‘Sabe3 Gar’?

By Reem Tolba

  People have been raging against hit mosalal “Sabe3 Gar” on social media in a rather intense way. Why, you ask? Well, some people believe that the series shows a very wrong picture of Egyptian girls. The angry fans believe that these type of girls who are “say3een” do not exist in Egypt, and that […]

We Asked Egyptian Smokers Why They Started Rolling Cigarettes, and Here Is What They Said

We Asked Egyptian Smokers Why They Started Rolling Cigarettes, and Here Is What They Said

  With Egypt’s economy facing turbulent times, it is no surprise that people started thinking twice about their tobacco choices. The true heroes are the smokers who have managed to quit this extremely unhealthy and body damaging habit. However, not everyone could give up the habit, even in the face of the floating Egyptian pound, […]

27% of Drug Users and Addicts in Egypt Are Women

27% of Drug Users and Addicts in Egypt Are Women

  Ever since Ramadan hit show Ta7t El-Saytara (Under Control) sneaked its way into every Arab’s heart and mind, the way people perceive drugs has never been the same. You always think it’s just this one time with your friends; what’s the worst that can happen? It’s just a party drug after all. Then it’s a […]

Ministry of Interior Reveals Why the Prices of Hash and Tramadol Skyrocketed in Egypt

Ministry of Interior Reveals Why the Prices of Hash and Tramadol Skyrocketed in Egypt

  With everything in Egypt having its prices skyrocket, it’s not really surprising to hear about the dramatic increase that has just happened in the prices of several drugs including hash and Tramadol.   Al Masry Al youm interviewed Major General Ahmed Omar, the Assistant Minister of Interior, and the Director of the General Directorate […]

25 Egyptian Things You Totally Forgot Happened in 2016

25 Egyptian Things You Totally Forgot Happened in 2016

Everyone is complaining and nagging about last year’s drama, we all can’t wait for 2017 to start. We know deep down inside it won’t make a difference but we still dare to dream big because honestly we can’t handle anymore chaos. Yet, after all the social media rants about 2016, do you even remember just […]

Egyptians Smoked EGP 720 Million Worth of Hash in the Past 8 Months

Egyptians Smoked EGP 720 Million Worth of Hash in the Past 8 Months

  Nazra, a show that airs on Sada El-Balad, interviewed Major Ahmed Omar, Head of Anti-Narcotics General Administration straight up about hash. Like, we knew hash existed but wow, this interview was mind-blowing! Show host, Hamdy Rizq, asked how much drugs cost our national economy, and the reply was “billions,” considering a ton of hash costs Egyptians EGP 60 million.   […]