Bassem Youssef: His Love for Kitesurfing, Favorite GoT Character and So Much More

Bassem Youssef: His Love for Kitesurfing, Favorite GoT Character and So Much More

by Farah Andil

In an open Q&A on Reddit, the Middle East’s very own John Stewart answered some of his mega fans’ questions about his private life, his future career plans, his view on the situation in the GCC, and so much more! His recent move “Tickling Giants,” which documents the political timeline of Egypt between the period of 2012-2014, […]

Q&A: Egyptian Jewelry Designer Marwa Saadawi

Q&A: Egyptian Jewelry Designer Marwa Saadawi

Founder of Indira Jewelry

  Being an entrepreneur is never easy, especially when it comes to design. Marwa Saadawi made her start as a jewelry designer in 2013 with Indira Jewelry. Three years later, Saadawi made the move from New York City to Cairo, bringing her brand to an international market. We caught up with the Egyptian designer about her […]

Q&A: Oday Aboushi, Palestinian-American NFL Player

Q&A: Oday Aboushi, Palestinian-American NFL Player

Despite an abundance of ignorance and bigotry directed towards Arabs and Muslims in America, there’s still a massive amount of love, especially with Arabs and Muslims in America making efforts to build bridges between communities in any way they can. Palestinian-American Oday Aboushi happens to be one community leader building these bridges in one of the […]

Q&A: Yasmina Makram on Egypt’s Blossoming Design Frontier

Q&A: Yasmina Makram on Egypt’s Blossoming Design Frontier

After studying the art of design in Milan and Washington, D.C., Yasmina Makram is blossoming her talents and technique across Egypt. We caught up with her to discuss everything from personal inspiration to design in the region.       What inspired you to start a design business in the Middle East?   Having been […]

Q&A: Nogoum FM Host Farida El Khadem

Q&A: Nogoum FM Host Farida El Khadem

Arguably the people we spend much of are time with are people we’ve never met before, radio hosts. They’re with us during our morning coffee and our ride home from work and while they seem to totally get us, we don’t really know much about them. We caught up with Egypt’s very own TV presenter, radio […]

Q&A: Sani Sakakini, Palestine’s First Pro-Basketball Player

Q&A: Sani Sakakini, Palestine’s First Pro-Basketball Player

With good news coming out Palestine becoming unfortunately rare, one Palestinian’s story offers a glimmer of hope for anyone with a dream. Despite coming from a country constantly being pulled apart, Sani Sakakini has not only made a name for himself on the court, he’s managed to put Palestinian sports on the radar. The 6’9” […]

Q&A: Taimour Othman, The ‘Creative Leader’ Behind #RoamEgypt

Q&A: Taimour Othman, The ‘Creative Leader’ Behind #RoamEgypt

By Sherine Hany Karam

On the very last days of 2014, 29-year-old Creative Director Taimour Othman decided to ditch the overpriced parties, crowded gatherings and the countdown spent in Cairo traffic to go spend New Year’s Eve with his two best friends in Siwa Oasis. 2015 started with shooting stars instead of artificial fireworks.     Full moon lights […]

Q&A: FSOE 400 DJ Amir Sharara on Feeling the Music

Q&A: FSOE 400 DJ Amir Sharara on Feeling the Music

One week to go to the historical event celebrating with @alyandfila their FSOE 400 At The Great Pyramids of Giza September 11th 2015 in Egypt… #FSOE400EGY Tickets available online only at alyandfila.com/fsoe400egypt Organized by @eventsplusegypt #FSOE #FSOE400 #Giza #Egypt #Pyramid #sound #light #Trance #progressive #uplifting #music #cairo #giza #melody #love #instagood #beat #party #partymusic #tranceaddict […]

Q&A: FSOE DJ Mohamed Ragab on Making It in the Music Industry

Q&A: FSOE DJ Mohamed Ragab on Making It in the Music Industry

One of the most established DJs and producers on Egypt’s electronic music scene, Mohamed Ragab‘s progressive trance tracks have been played by some of EDC’s top names around the world. Ragab started off at Nile FM at just 19 years old and went on to develop his skills and sound in the music industry, signing […]

Eargasm: Heavy Pins for Seashell Beats

Eargasm: Heavy Pins for Seashell Beats

Seashell North Coast did us all a favor by answering that exasperating question of “What should we listen to?” by putting together a standout summer playlist of exclusive sets by local and international DJs. Renowned Greek DJ Heavy Pins, aka Jim Panagopoulos, has mixed a fiery set just for Egypt that’s perfect for this summer […]

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