Bringing Middle Eastern Capital to the US Startup Ecosystem: A New Arab Story

Bringing Middle Eastern Capital to the US Startup Ecosystem: A New Arab Story

by Nadine Arab

Strategic investment firm Arab Angel Fund (AAF) has successfully raised an additional $15 million to close its flagship fund at $25 million. If you don’t know what AAF is, let us enlighten you. It is an early stage venture capital firm that focuses on investment opportunities in startups in North America, to help facilitate their […]

This Egyptian Man Makes Koshary with Asian, Italian and Moroccan Twists

This Egyptian Man Makes Koshary with Asian, Italian and Moroccan Twists

  The one dish that constantly fuels our country has finally made it to land of the free (but not really because Donald Trump). Koshary, Egypt’s much-loved street food and national dish, just made a grand entrance in New York, via New York Koshary, a new restaurant that’s serving it up…with a twist. Well, twists. […]

How I Managed to Keep My Egyptian Arabic Accent in Canada

How I Managed to Keep My Egyptian Arabic Accent in Canada

By Alia Youssef

A childhood in Canada, 10 years in the UAE and moving back to Canada again has certainly 3awag lisani (made me develop a twang) quite a bit, but nevertheless I finally managed to speak Egyptian Arabic just as well as my family back home to the point where they question whether or not I actually am in Canada. […]