Syria’s ‘White Helmets’ Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Syria’s ‘White Helmets’ Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

  White Helmets, the volunteer Syrian civil defense group have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, according to Al-Jazeera. Backed by more than 130 organizations from around the world, they’ve been saving tens of thousands of people from the rubble, building collapses and fires caused by the ongoing civil war ever since 2013.   At least […]

Egypt’s Six Nobel Laureates

Egypt’s Six Nobel Laureates

By Mai Khaled

Nobel Prize winners are one of the world’s greatest honors. However, in Egypt, any successful person always gets bashed by tons of criticism. But at the end of the day, they are the ones who we are proud of the most.     Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin   Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, who won a Nobel Prize […]

Book Review: Murakami’s Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

Book Review: Murakami’s Hard Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

  This week is the start of the yearly Nobel Prize announcements. One of the prizes I most look forward to hearing is Literature. It’s been handed out to 109 writers, with only one for Arabic novels: Egyptian Naguib Mahfouz. This year, Haruki Murakami is favored to win with the highest odds. There are five […]