Salma Hayek to Visit Egypt as Part of an Initiative to Promote Tourism

Salma Hayek to Visit Egypt as Part of an Initiative to Promote Tourism

Walid Batooty, the Advisor of the Minister of Tourism, just announced that Salma Hayek will be visiting Egypt in an initiative to promote tourism — according to Youm7. The initiative will focus on inviting some of the most popular figures and international stars — the Mexican-American star being one of them — to visit the […]

Interpol Just Recognized Palestine as a Member Country

Interpol Just Recognized Palestine as a Member Country

“The State of Palestine and the Solomon Islands are now Interpol member countries,” an Interpol tweet read.   Palestine joined Interpol as a member state on Wednesday, a move opposed by Israel, in a vote at the international police organization’s general assembly in Beijing. The Israeli Foreign Ministry, which said earlier that Israel’s efforts to delay […]

Here’s How Political Figures Reacted to Saudi Women Being Able to Drive

Here’s How Political Figures Reacted to Saudi Women Being Able to Drive

King Salman bin Abdulaziz issued a royal decree that will allow Saudi women to drive. The decree has ordered that a ministerial body to be set up to give advice within 30 days, and that the order will be implemented by June 2018.     To celebrate Tuesday’s decree, several Saudi women posted images on social media […]

Bakri Kabakibi Tells Parents How to Open Their Own International School

Bakri Kabakibi Tells Parents How to Open Their Own International School

This week, education is all what Egyptians seem to talk about. From angry parents breaking into schools after hearing about the tuition fees’ announcement to others ranting on Facebook about schools illegally increasing fees, it is quite the messs.     With all the stress we’ve been enduring, some comedy is, of course, much needed. […]

Egypt’s Gymnastics Team Says It Needs More Recognition and Appreciation

Egypt’s Gymnastics Team Says It Needs More Recognition and Appreciation

Al Masry Al Youm just posted a video containing footage of the young ladies of Egypt’s very own National Gymnastics Team, and basically, you need to watch it. For real, these talented athletes really want you to watch it.   The video shows the girls talking about how they don’t receive any kind of recognition, […]

VIDEO: Liverpool Fans Sing an Amazing New Song for Mohamed Salah

VIDEO: Liverpool Fans Sing an Amazing New Song for Mohamed Salah

  Egyptian legend, Mohamed Salah, made his Anfield debut from the bench on Saturday as Sadio Mane’s goal gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace. A catchy new song in honor of Mohamed Salah could be set to echo around Anfield after it was successfully debuted in a city-centre bar on Saturday night.     The three […]

Number One Downloaded App. ‘Sarahah’ Is Used for Cyberbullying

Number One Downloaded App. ‘Sarahah’ Is Used for Cyberbullying

The then website Sarahah was extremely popular among Egyptian Facebook users, just this last winter. Indeed, it became extremely common to find your timeline saturated with notifications updates, indicating that your Facebook friends have placed a link to the website on their profiles. Your friends would match the update with some sort of status update, […]

Dubai Is Officially the Most Diverse City on Earth

Dubai Is Officially the Most Diverse City on Earth

Dubai is making headlines, yet again! And thank God it’s always for all the right reasons.     The World Migration Report just released the list of top contenders for the title of  ‘Most Diverse Cities in The World’, and guess who made the top of the list? Dubai!     Dubai has literally everything […]

Where to Celebrate International Chocolate Day in Cairo

Where to Celebrate International Chocolate Day in Cairo

by Shams Farid

July 7th might seem like a boring day to you, but it actually isn’t. How would you feel if we told you that it’s actually International Chocolate Day? Yup, it is; meaning, calories don’t count when consuming chocolate (that could be false but #yolo).   Because you can’t celebrate today without devouring copious amounts of […]

The First Woman on UNDP Social Impact Fund’s Advisory Board Is Egyptian

The First Woman on UNDP Social Impact Fund’s Advisory Board Is Egyptian

  Egypt’s Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr, has just been appointed as a member of the high-level Advisory Board of the United Nations Development Program’s Social Impact Fund.   Her Excellency’s appointment is not only huge because she’s the first woman in the board, but also because she’s the first Egyptian, as well as […]

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