Ousso: The Region’s Leading Musical Icon Talks Amr Diab, Satanism and the Independent Music Scene

Ousso: The Region’s Leading Musical Icon Talks Amr Diab, Satanism and the Independent Music Scene

We here at Scoop Empire are starting #AScoopOfSuccess, a series of interviews with successful Arabs that are kicking ass and making names on a regional, as well as international level in different fields. And since I’m really passionate about music, I thought it would be best to start with one of the region’s most leading […]

Meet the Cancer Survivor Who Stole Our Hearts in the 57357 Ad

Meet the Cancer Survivor Who Stole Our Hearts in the 57357 Ad

by Farah Andil

If you’re between the ages of 18-23, then you’ve probably come across Omar Sharawy at some point in your Egyptian college life. 24-year-old Sharawy has been an inspiration to so many college – aged students for many years, before he popped up on our TV screens for the 57357 children’s cancer hospital ad.     Sharawy […]

Esraa El-Bably: Meet the Most Inspirational Dentist in Egypt

Esraa El-Bably: Meet the Most Inspirational Dentist in Egypt

  There are several reasons why one could argue that Esraa El-Bably is the most inspirational dentist in Egypt. The main reason isn’t because she’s the only deaf dentist in Egypt; but merely about the obstacles and challenges that she had to go through in order to fulfill her dream.     El-Bably graduated from the […]

25 Egyptians Who Shone Bright Like Diamonds in 2016

25 Egyptians Who Shone Bright Like Diamonds in 2016

2017 is days away and a lot of us can’t wait for this year to be over with its economic and political chaos. Yet, instead of tackling the negativities that the past few months threw at our faces, we decided to celebrate those who made us smile, the ones who left us feeling proud of […]

5 Successful Egyptians in Canada We Should All Be Proud Of

5 Successful Egyptians in Canada We Should All Be Proud Of

by Lamia Abozaid

There isn’t a place around the world where Egyptians aren’t making a difference and inspiring people every day. Egyptian minds are great once they’re let loose. Here are some Egyptians in Canada who we should all be proud of – they have gone above and beyond to reach where they are today.     Hoda AlMaraghy […]

You Do NOT Need a College Degree to Be Successful

You Do NOT Need a College Degree to Be Successful

  Starting from kindergarten until your very last growing moment, your teachers, parents and basically everyone you know will preach the benefits of a college education. And while there are a lot of advantages to upping your education game — knowledge is power, as Littlefinger would say — it does NOT guarantee you a job at […]

10 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Own Business

10 Things You Need to Know Before Starting Your Own Business

Not everyone can start a company, that’s not to say that this or that idea is not brilliant. It simply means that starting your own business is stressful and usually demands your complete focus. Are you motivated? Self-confident and passionate? Resilient? Are you nuts? Then go ahead, you are the definition of an entrepreneur. Don’t […]

Don’t Date A Successful Arab Woman

Don’t Date A Successful Arab Woman

My mentor once told me there’s nothing that scares an Arab man more than a successful Arab woman who doesn’t have to depend on him. Since becoming said woman, I’ve come to learn that she was right. I’ve also realized you probably shouldn’t date a successful Arab woman. You shouldn’t date a successful Arab woman […]

Embrace the Possibility of Failure

Embrace the Possibility of Failure

By Mohamed El Dib

I am so afraid of success that I’m not sure I really like it with all of its over-branding and grandeur. But the possibility of failure, the adrenaline rush, the excitement, the risk, that feeling I get right before I jump into the unknown: AHHHH I LOVE THAT! I like trying new things, going through […]

5 Tips for Successfully Working with Your Husband

5 Tips for Successfully Working with Your Husband

When you work with your spouse, you nearly spend most of the time together at both work and home. This can be either a blessing or a curse. In order to make your marriage work and have a stress-free relationship, here are five tips for successfully working with your husband:     1. Don’t mix […]