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 […]

VIDEO: The World’s Strongest Men Compete Against Each Other in Jordan

VIDEO: The World’s Strongest Men Compete Against Each Other in Jordan

Ten of the world’s strongest men gathered in Amman last Friday to compete in Jordan’s first ever Truck-Pull Championship.     Spectators cheered on as the real life Hulks, who come from countries such as the United Kingdom, United States and Hungary, against the clock while pulling a 21-tonne truck across the track. Yup, that […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Mysterious ‘Clapping Man’ in Alexandria

Everything You Need to Know About the Mysterious ‘Clapping Man’ in Alexandria

by Nadine Arab

One famous story that every single Alexandrian knows about, is the story of a man that stands everyday for hours doing nothing but clapping. Yes, you heard that right. He could spend the whole day clapping so hard — in a particular spot in Horreya Road right in front of University of Engineering of Alexandria. […]

Walking Away from My 5 Year Relationship Was the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened to Me

Walking Away from My 5 Year Relationship Was the Best Thing That Has Ever Happened to Me

In my opinion, there are two types of people. The first kind of people are those who own up to their faults and who they are as people, even when and if they are in the wrong. The second kind are those who not only posses double standards, but would never own up to having […]

We Asked Egyptian Men Why They Cheated on Their Wives and Here’s What They Said

We Asked Egyptian Men Why They Cheated on Their Wives and Here’s What They Said

Before we embark on this journey together, let us first define what cheating is; because apparently to some, cheating is a relative term. Our definition of cheating in this article is when a person breaks the limits that were established with their partner. Now that we’re over the definition, let’s talk about the experts at […]

7 Gender Role Stereotypes Arabs Should Really, Really Get Over

7 Gender Role Stereotypes Arabs Should Really, Really Get Over

Growing up, we were subconsciously (sometimes consciously) taught that our gender plays a large role in determining the shape of our lives. Whether it’s what jobs we should get, what our hobbies are and even what clothes we should wear, the role our gender plays is growing smaller and smaller each day, we still see […]

Zagazig Man Offers His Kidney in Exchange for Shelter

Zagazig Man Offers His Kidney in Exchange for Shelter

  How far can a father go to protect and care for his children? This Egyptian man definitely took things to a whole new level.   After losing all hope to find a place to live for himself and his family, this man — known as Abdallah Ramadan — stood in the middle of a […]

Facebook Page ‘AfricanLandPost’ Expresses Disappointment with Egyptians’ Racist Comments

Facebook Page ‘AfricanLandPost’ Expresses Disappointment with Egyptians’ Racist Comments

  To say the whole country was disappointed when Egypt did not win the Africa Cup of Nations final is an understatement, but the positive spirit on social media has been uplifting and unexpected. Egyptians have been expressing nothing but supportive to our football team players who obviously tried their best. Yet, with every positive moment […]

An Open Letter to the Fasting Sexual Harassers

An Open Letter to the Fasting Sexual Harassers

Its common, expected even,  disgusting nonetheless but sexual harassment in the Middle East is something myself and many women in the region have unfortunately become accustomed to. We all have our own ways of dealing with it: ignoring the harasser, talking back, or a good slap to the face. The thing is we thought we’d […]

Saudi Husband Divorces Wife on Wedding Night Because She Was Too Busy Texting Friends

Saudi Husband Divorces Wife on Wedding Night Because She Was Too Busy Texting Friends

By Mahmoud Aziz

  The wedding night dreams of a Saudi groom came crashing down by his wife’s behavior on their big night, as she kept on texting her friends on her cell phone to respond to their congratulatory messages. The poor guy could not take it and divorced her. The groom took his bride back to their […]