CNN Just Put Egypt on the Ultimate Bucket List

CNN Just Put Egypt on the Ultimate Bucket List

  Three months ago, Egypt was removed from the US State Department travel warning list, only to be added again in December following the bombing of St. Mark’s Coptic Cathedral in Cairo. Tourism has been suffering for years, so has the economy, yet we’ve been slowly noticing the return of  tourists, and CNN just made our day. […]

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Urges World Leaders to Speak out Against Trump’s Muslim Ban

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Urges World Leaders to Speak out Against Trump’s Muslim Ban

London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has informed all senior diplomats that the international community must show “moral leadership” by speaking out against Donald Trump’s Muslim ban.     Khan will urge global leaders to condemn the US President’s “cruel, prejudiced and counterproductive” policy as he hosts the largest ever gathering of ambassadors and dignitaries at City Hall.   […]

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 […]

Why Are Media Outlets Live Broadcasting Mahmoud Abdel Aziz’s Funeral?

Why Are Media Outlets Live Broadcasting Mahmoud Abdel Aziz’s Funeral?

  Egypt has been struck silent by the tragic loss of legendary actor Mahmoud Abdel Aziz. Our news feeds have been nothing but GIFs, memes and scenes of the late actor’s greatest moments and it is heart breaking.   Mahmoud Abdel Aziz was one of those Egyptian actors who was simply loved and admired by […]

10-Year-Old Palestinian Journalist Puts Today’s Reporters to Shame

10-Year-Old Palestinian Journalist Puts Today’s Reporters to Shame

  Most 10-year-olds watching news coverage of war and violence probably won’t have a comprehensive understanding of the unrest and its ultimate consequences let alone the political strife occurring across the world. But Janna Jihad is not like most 10-year-olds: the Palestinian native from Nabi Saleh has been reporting the news happening within her reach […]

UPDATED: EgyptAir Flight From Paris Goes Missing

UPDATED: EgyptAir Flight From Paris Goes Missing

EgyptAir flight MS804 disappeared from radar contact around 2:30am Thursday morning, the company reported via Twitter at 4:57am. The flight from Paris to Cairo was carrying 56 passengers, including two infants and one child, and 10 crew. UPDATE 5 (9:25am): EgyptAir reported at 9:20am that there is not yet any information about the cause of the plane’s […]

PNUT Gallery: Sep. 9, 2015 – Week in Review

PNUT Gallery: Sep. 9, 2015 – Week in Review


In a Nutshell: A Must Read   Federal Reserve: Don’t Rush Us Now, We Are Still Thinking   After months of anxious anticipation, the Fed announced yesterday that it would keep rates at 0%. The debate around whether or not the Fed should raise rates pit hawks (people who believe that having rates at 0% […]

BREAKING: Egypt’s Government Resigns For Second Time in Two Years

BREAKING: Egypt’s Government Resigns For Second Time in Two Years

  Today, President Abdel Fattah Sisi accepted the Egyptian government’s resignation, marking the second time in two years that the government has resigned (the last being February 2014). The announcement came several days after the minister of agriculture, Salah El Din Helal was arrested on charges of corruption. Although an official reason has yet to […]

Pnut Gallery: Refugee Crisis Explained, Iran Deal Updates and Real Life Tony Stark

Pnut Gallery: Refugee Crisis Explained, Iran Deal Updates and Real Life Tony Stark

Welcome to the Pnut Gallery, brought to you by The Daily Pnut, your weekly world news in a nutshell! Sign up here to get the Daily Pnut‘s newsletter delivered to your e-mail. It’s funny and informative – we promise!     In a Nutshell: Must Read   1. Refugee Crisis: Can You Please Just Explain It To Me? […]

Q&A: Daily Pnut’s Tewfik Cassis on News, Satire and Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age

Q&A: Daily Pnut’s Tewfik Cassis on News, Satire and Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age

These days, most of us get our news from social media — although, it can get distracting to filter through the memes and cat posts. While, sadly, the golden age of newspapers has been overtaken by the overwhelming digital tide, our media consumption habits are largely similar to those of older generations. This is something […]

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