The Wolf of Wall Street Is Coming to Cairo, Here’s How You Can See Him

The Wolf of Wall Street Is Coming to Cairo, Here’s How You Can See Him

By Reem Tolba

  For the first time in Egypt and the Middle East, a three-day event will be taking place in Egypt — from the 14th to 16th of December — that will gather the world’s most powerful mentors in the field of entrepreneurship.   The event is taking place at Cairo Stadium and it’s dubbed as […]

This Arab Country Is the First to Grant a Citizenship to a Robot

This Arab Country Is the First to Grant a Citizenship to a Robot

In a setting that looks like a typical beginning of a Black Mirror episode, Sophia was introduced as the first ever artificial intelligence robot to receive a citizenship. Sophia was introduced to public in the Future Investment Initiative conference in Saudi Arabia.   The country announced that she is “the first humanoid artificially intelligent robot citizen.” […]

This Saudi Woman Just Joined Bella Hadid as a Face for TAG Heuer

This Saudi Woman Just Joined Bella Hadid as a Face for TAG Heuer

Arab men have been turning heads, kicking butts and making huge headlines in the international community, but it’s not just about the boys anymore, because Arab women are slaying it just as well — if not more.     Raha Moharrak, the first Saudi woman and the youngest Arab to conquer Mount Everest and the […]

Anuket: Egyptian Brand Proves That Jewelry Is More Than Just an Accessory

Anuket: Egyptian Brand Proves That Jewelry Is More Than Just an Accessory

Young entrepreneurs in the Middle East — especially Egypt — have been turning heads for the last few years, as they overcome cultural and other barriers. If you haven’t been living under a rock, then you’ll definitely know all about Anuket. But, if you do happen to be one of those people that have no […]

Forest Whitaker Is Going to Attend El Gouna Film Festival

Forest Whitaker Is Going to Attend El Gouna Film Festival

Oscar-winning actor/director Forest Whitaker is going to be feted at El Gouna Film Festival with a lifetime achievement award. Whitaker, who won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ugandan dictator, Idi Amin, in “The Last King of Scotland,” was praised by the El Gouna’s artistic director, Intishal Al Timimi, for playing roles with “significant social and human dimensions.” […]

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 […]

This Lebanese Blogger Made the Cover of Marie Claire Arabia Twice in a Row

This Lebanese Blogger Made the Cover of Marie Claire Arabia Twice in a Row

Lana El Sahely, founder of L’armoire de Lana, has been literally having one big breakthrough, after the other. The Lebanese fashion blogger and designer was featured on her first ever magazine cover on Marie Claire Arabia, for both the August and September issues. In her late twenties, Lana is the epitome of femininity, youth empowerment, […]

Egypt’s Gymnastics Team Says It Needs More Recognition and Appreciation

Egypt’s Gymnastics Team Says It Needs More Recognition and Appreciation

Al Masry Al Youm just posted a video containing footage of the young ladies of Egypt’s very own National Gymnastics Team, and basically, you need to watch it. For real, these talented athletes really want you to watch it.   The video shows the girls talking about how they don’t receive any kind of recognition, […]

Meet Hany Abo Rida, the Most Influential Sports Icon in the Region

Meet Hany Abo Rida, the Most Influential Sports Icon in the Region

#AScoopOfSuccess is a series of interviews conducted with successful Arabs. These Arabs are kicking ass and making their names on both regional level, and the international one. In its second installment, we’re interviewing one of the most successful icons in the region, whose influence in the field of sports remains unparalleled; Engineer Hany Abo Rida!   […]

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 […]

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