Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

Singapore’s First Female President Is Muslim

  Halimah Yacob, a Muslim Malay, will be sworn in today as Singapore’s eighth president after being one of the only candidates that could meet the stringent eligibility rules for the six-year post.   In this particular election, only candidates from the minority Malay group were able to qualify. Malays form just over 13% of […]

Mohamed Ramadan Justifies Posting a Photo with Gamal Mubarak

Mohamed Ramadan Justifies Posting a Photo with Gamal Mubarak

  Mohamed Ramadan has proved over the past few years that he can do no wrong in the eyes of his fans. The actor has a gigantic fan base, his box office numbers are insane and there are hundreds out there who worship him. This was all true, of course, until he posted a photo […]

Aboul Gheit to Attend UN Security Council’s Meeting

Aboul Gheit to Attend UN Security Council’s Meeting

Earlier today, Sunday 18th 2017, the Secretary – General of the Arab League,  Ahmed Aboul Gheit left Cairo for New York.     Abou El Gheit is to join the UN Security Council’s meeting this Tuesday (the 20th of June, 2017) where the council is scheduled to vote on the UN Secretary – General’s (Antonio […]

Naguib Sawiris Wants You to Stop Investing in Qatar

Naguib Sawiris Wants You to Stop Investing in Qatar

  Top journalist Richard Quest just interviewed Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris on CNN’s Quest for Business, and it was quite something. They, of course, talked about the hottest topic in the region at the moment, AKA the isolation of Qatar.     Sawiris urged all Egyptians and Arab businessmen to stop investing in Qatar, a country […]

Greece To Replace the Egyptian Diplomatic Mission in Qatar

Greece To Replace the Egyptian Diplomatic Mission in Qatar

  Yesterday, Egypt among at least seven other states, severed its diplomatic ties with Qatar. This means that the Egyptian diplomatic mission in Qatar will no longer be there to represent, nor look after Egyptian nationals currently residing in Qatar.   The spokesman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ahmed Abu Zeid, announced that his […]

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 […]

You Need to Watch Justin Trudeau’s Beautiful Ramadan Message

You Need to Watch Justin Trudeau’s Beautiful Ramadan Message

  Justin Trudeau, the Prime Minister of Canada and the leader of the Liberal Party, is arguably everyone’s favorite politician. Not only because he’s THE second-youngest Canadian Prime Minister, but also because his domestic and foreign policies are the simplest guide for any politician to be, well, popular.     Unlike his American counterpart, Justin […]

Here is Why Egyptians need to Re-think the “Feminism is Western” Argument

Here is Why Egyptians need to Re-think the “Feminism is Western” Argument

Some of the articles I have previously written – containing references to women’s rights or feminism – are often met with one common response: “feminism is a western invention – even invasion –  that ought not be applied to non – western contexts.”   While it is historically true that individual rights in theory and […]

Why Did Donald Trump Pick Saudi Arabia as His First Trip Overseas?

Why Did Donald Trump Pick Saudi Arabia as His First Trip Overseas?

Donald Trump’s first trip overseas as the American president was to Saudi Arabia. Many — including us — were astonished by his decision, but as we take a closer to the visit and how beneficial it is to the American/Saudi relations, we were proven otherwise.   Not only did Trump’s visit seal a massive weapons […]

3 Egyptian Doctors Suspended for Using ‘Kofta Aids’ Device

3 Egyptian Doctors Suspended for Using ‘Kofta Aids’ Device

  Three Egyptian doctors have been banned from practicing medicine for three years by the Primary Disciplinary Board of the Egyptian Doctor’s Syndicate.   The decision made by the board comes from evidence that shows that these doctors have been using the, now infamous, “Kofta Gate” device (commonly known as Kofta Aids), invented by Egyptian […]

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