Marie Le Pen Might Be France’s next President, and Arabs Should Care

Marie Le Pen Might Be France’s next President, and Arabs Should Care

The results of the first round of the French Presidential Elections are in, and Emmanuel Macron is in the lead with 23.9% of the vote, and Marie Le Pen is in second place with 21.4% of the vote.     This means that Macron and Le Pen will be going head to head for the […]

Man Charged with the Bombings of Egyptian Churches Turns Himself In

Man Charged with the Bombings of Egyptian Churches Turns Himself In

It has been more than a week since tragedy struck on Palm Sunday -9th of April-, when two churches were bombed in Egypt’s Alexandria governorate, and Tanta city of Egypt’s Gharbia governorate.     This Wednesday morning -dating April 19th, 2017- a man by the name of Mahmoud Mohammed Aly Hussein was escorted by authorities […]

Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

Why Egypt Needs to Stop Fighting Terrorists, and Start Fighting Terrorism

  A few days have passed since the horrific church bombings that took place in Egypt’s Tanta governorate and Alexandria governorate. Accordingly, it is now time for a sober reflection on the question of fighting terrorists. This question is one that Egypt has been asked and forced to answer.   Firstly, there seems to be […]

A Rocket Has Been Fired at Israel from Egypt’s Sinai

A Rocket Has Been Fired at Israel from Egypt’s Sinai

Haaretz just reported that a rocket has been fired into southern Israel from Egypt’s Sinai. The rocket was fired right after Israel closed its borders with Egypt amid terror attacks in order not to allow its citizens to enter Egypt from the crossing.  However, Israeli citizens will be permitted to return to Israel via the Taba crossing. […]

Remembering the Victims of Tanta and Alexandria Bombings

Remembering the Victims of Tanta and Alexandria Bombings

Today, Egypt witnessed two inhumane terrorist attacks in two different churches; Church of Saint George in Tanta and Saint Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria. The attacks targeted the churches during the Palm Sunday celebrations and killed a huge number of citizens and police officers.   Our thoughts and prayers go out to their families and loves […]

#United_On_PalmSunday: Tragedy Strikes Tanta

#United_On_PalmSunday: Tragedy Strikes Tanta

  We all know what Easter Sunday is, but what about Palm Sunday? Before Christians celebrate Easter, they remember the fact that Jesus was crucified, died and was buried.   Palm Sunday marks the day Jesus arrived in Jerusalem on a donkey, just a few days before he was betrayed by his friend Judas Iscariot and was […]

The (Mis)Representation of the Arab World in Video Games

The (Mis)Representation of the Arab World in Video Games

The Arab world has always been misrepresented in literature, movies, media, and art. Video games are no exception to this rule as we’re often seen portraying terrorists, enemies, or hostile beings. We’re basically the bad guys, forever.     In this day and age, video games have established themselves as a form of mainstream media […]

Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland Lift Egypt Travel Ban

Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland Lift Egypt Travel Ban

  Following the tragic incident of the Russian passenger jet in October 2015, the South Sinai governorate of Egypt has been declared unsafe for tourists in European countries. Last Thursday, the travel ban has been lifted from Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.   According to Egypt Independent, Mohamed al-Hassanein, Federation of Egyptian Chambers of Commerce’s member, said […]

FATE: Families Unite Against Terrorism and Extremism

FATE: Families Unite Against Terrorism and Extremism

  If you’re one of those who doesn’t believe that sending vaguely precise drones, intervening in Syria, closing Western borders, or electing Trump is the solution to terrorism, you’re going to like FATE.     Families Against Terrorism and Extremism (FATE) is the biggest grassroots anti-extremism network in the world. It is one of the rare straight […]

German Tour Operator to Kick-Off 8 Flights per Week to Sharm El-Sheikh

German Tour Operator to Kick-Off 8 Flights per Week to Sharm El-Sheikh

  Germany’s 4th biggest tour operator, FTI, has announced that it will operate eight flights per week to Sharm El-Sheikh starting December 23rd, bringing numbers back to the level of service before the Russian plane crash in Sinai last October, reports Al-Masry Al-Youm.   Germany was among several countries that placed restrictions on air travel to Egypt after […]

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