Bana Alabed, 7-Year-Old Syrian Refugee, Will Publish a Memoir

Bana Alabed, 7-Year-Old Syrian Refugee, Will Publish a Memoir

When we think of children in a war-torn country, we think of photographs containing images of devastation, hunger, poverty, and lost innocence.   Bana Alabed, a 7-year-old Syrian refugee currently residing in Turkey, has put words to these images.     Bana’s words have proved just how much narrative and personal perspective matter, when it […]

#BeingBlackAndMuslim: This Empowering Hashtag Is Giving Black Muslims a Voice

#BeingBlackAndMuslim: This Empowering Hashtag Is Giving Black Muslims a Voice

The empowering hashtag #BeingBlackAndMuslim is trending on Twitter, and it’s giving a voice and a platform to black Muslims everywhere. The hashtag was launched by the Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative.     The main aim of the hashtag is to start a conversation surrounding the topic. Every since it launched, the hashtag has gone viral, with thousands […]

9 Reasons Why Fifi Abdou Is the Undisputed Queen of Instagram

9 Reasons Why Fifi Abdou Is the Undisputed Queen of Instagram

Fifi Abdou is a woman of all kinds of talents: belly dancer, presenter, actress and now her most recent achievement – Instagram goddess. The queen herself has become an Internet sensation over the last few years. Abdou managed to reinvent herself in a way that has successfully made her iconic.   To celebrate her birthday, […]

‘A Wedding Dress Doesn’t Cover Rape’: Activists Campaign Against Lebanon’s Rape Law

‘A Wedding Dress Doesn’t Cover Rape’: Activists Campaign Against Lebanon’s Rape Law

Lebanon activists ramp up pressure on reviled rape law Lebanese activists ramp up their campaign to scrap a controversial law allowing rapists who marry their victims to go free, with a dramatic art installation of hanging wedding dresses along Beirut's sunny seaside Posted by AFP News Agency on Saturday, April 22, 2017   It is […]

Is Shady Srour on His Way to Becoming Richer Than Sawiris and Abu Hashima?

Is Shady Srour on His Way to Becoming Richer Than Sawiris and Abu Hashima?

  We’d like to start by saying masha’Allah, Allaho akbar and khamsa we khemeesa and we promise you, Shady, we’re not trying to jinx you. But c’mon, Egypt, would you ever have guessed that you can make this much money by posting YouTube videos? We knew viewership involved lots and lots of money but this […]

9GAG Bel Arabi Just Happened and We’re Praying It’s as Good as the English One

9GAG Bel Arabi Just Happened and We’re Praying It’s as Good as the English One

Social media has been so dull recently to the point that we lost our appetite to tweet, Snapchat or post anything that is fun or cute. Everywhere you look there’s depressing news or horrifying photos. But we’re starting to get hopeful because there’s a new epic memes page in town — or so we hope […]

Celebrities Just Sang Mohamed Mounir’s ‘3ali Sotak’ in Sign Language and It’s Beautiful

Celebrities Just Sang Mohamed Mounir’s ‘3ali Sotak’ in Sign Language and It’s Beautiful

  For the past few years, Egypt’s media has been flooding with campaigns to spread awareness about many chronic social and health conditions as breast cancer, autism, drug addiction, street children and many others. Today is just another lucky day when a new campaign is launched with a heartwarming message that sheds light on an issue that might […]

Suez University Professor Under Fire for Posting Video of Herself Dancing on Personal Facebook Account

Suez University Professor Under Fire for Posting Video of Herself Dancing on Personal Facebook Account

  Suez University professor and author of “Revolution Is My Name” book, Mona Prince, is the latest social media victim. Social media users have been expressing their support for the professor who is currently under investigation for posting a video of herself dancing on her private Facebook account.     Being a university staff myself, it […]

Athletic Ehab Tawfik Gets Photoshopped and It’s Everything You Want from Life

Athletic Ehab Tawfik Gets Photoshopped and It’s Everything You Want from Life

  I absolutely love Ehab Tawfik. He was my life back in the ’80s. It’s sad how millennials will never understand the effect Tawfik had on our love lives. But this is the Internet and Photoshop era, and the only thing people love right now is Photoshop battles.   So, Tawfik’s social media accounts always […]

Egyptian Tour Guide Brilliantly Promotes Tourism with Creative Social Media Videos

Egyptian Tour Guide Brilliantly Promotes Tourism with Creative Social Media Videos

  For the past few years, Egypt has been trying to survive the economic and touristic chaos. Our country, that used to have some of the top touristic sites in the world, has been suffering gravely ever since the revolution took place.   Yet, this year we have high hopes. We have advertising agencies showing […]

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