This Mini-Library in Downtown Cairo Is Giving out Books for Free

This Mini-Library in Downtown Cairo Is Giving out Books for Free

By Reem Tolba

  Earlier this year, there has been a handful of changes on Alfy Street in Downtown Cairo. The street was turned into a pedestrian boulevard facing revamped buildings and newly-opened small cafes.   The cherry on top of these changes is the new book stand that has been set up. The mini-library is an innovative […]

The World’s Most Prominent Religious Leaders Call for Religious Tolerance

The World’s Most Prominent Religious Leaders Call for Religious Tolerance

By: Farah Andil

With religious tensions everywhere around us, intolerance and general sentiment of hate have become more than just commonplace. This inspired the world’s most prominent religious leaders to make a joint statement that encouraged people around the world to make friends across religions.   This arose from the belief that friendship and getting introduced to other […]

8 Reasons Why Arabs Should Include Krakow in Their Next Eurotrip

8 Reasons Why Arabs Should Include Krakow in Their Next Eurotrip

When you say “Eurotrip,” most people think Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Rome, and all the other popular destinations. But if you want to step outside of the box and explore somewhere new, you should definitely consider Krakow, Poland. Here are 8 reasons why visiting Krakow should be       You can easily take a bus […]

Egyptian Photographer Tops UNESCO’s ‘The Photo and Story’ Contest

Egyptian Photographer Tops UNESCO’s ‘The Photo and Story’ Contest

By Leena ElDeeb

  Mohamed AbdelGawad made Egypt proud winning first place in UNESCO’s photo contest under the title “The Photo and Story” in 2015 as part of the international #United4Heritage campaign.   A couple of days ago, UNESCO celebrated the Egyptian winner at El-Manestirly Palace overlooking the El-Roda Nile Corniche. AbdelGawad’s photo shows an elder woman dancing in al-Moulid, a traditional […]

#ArabWomenInScience: Egyptian Dr. Nashwa El-Bendary Wins L’Oreal-UNESCO Award

#ArabWomenInScience: Egyptian Dr. Nashwa El-Bendary Wins L’Oreal-UNESCO Award

By Alia Atef

For 17 years, the L’Oréal–UNESCO Award for Women in Science has supported many distinguished women in the scientific field, one of whom went on to win the Nobel Prize. In order to recognize and help more women achieve the success they desire, they created a regional branch of the award: the L’Oréal–UNESCO for Women in […]