Growing Up Abroad, El Leila El Kebeera Was My Window to Egyptian Culture

15 May 2022

Throughout most of my childhood, my family and I traveled from one country to another. I never spent long enough…

The Unseen World of Egypt’s Siwi Berber

Isolated and idyllic, the Siwa Oasis sits spun with sand and stone. Its water is clear, near-mythic, its shores baked…

15 May 2022

Did Egypt’s Sphinx Really Close its Eyes?

In a strange turn of events, social media users have shared dubious footage of Egypt’s iconic Sphinx statue with its…

15 May 2022

Sindbad: The Children’s Magazine that Influenced Generations

  From illustrated stories to riddles and one-frame ca​rtoons: Sindbad was a seminal children's magazine, whose storytelling and illustrations have…

14 May 2022

Sharm El Sheikh’s ‘Al Sahaba Mosque’ Blends Spirituality and Tourism

In the land of the Red Sea, where sheltered sandy beaches and clear water surround, and palm-trees line the promenades,…

14 May 2022

‘Black Milk’ Book Review: On the Fragility and Darkness of Womanhood

Freedom needs space to move, French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir once observed. In the case of women attaining their freedom,…

13 May 2022

BREAKING: UAE’s President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Dies, Aged 73

The United Arab Emirate's President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed passed away on Friday, May 13 report global news outlets. Mourning…

13 May 2022

How Changing the African Narrative Can Change the Region

    If I were to ask you what is the first thing that comes to your mind when you…

13 May 2022

Fashion Struggles of Being a Plus-Sized Woman in Egypt

Attempting to lock in a soirée dress for her upcoming event, Omnia Medhat ventured into a shop belonging to a…

12 May 2022

In Photos: Egyptian Fishermen Casting Nets from Dusk until Dawn

Along the riverbanks of the Nile and the stretches of the many-colored seas, there are fishermen who draw their daily…

12 May 2022

Mosque of Ibn Tūlūn: A Vision of Beauty

A monument of brilliant red brick and lace-like ornaments, the Mosque of Ibn Tūlūn is an homage to bygone centuries.…

12 May 2022

5 Soldiers, 7 Terrorists Killed After Military Retaliation in Sinai

An officer and four soldiers were killed on 11 May after thwarting attacks by terrorist militia in Sinai, reports the…

11 May 2022

Palestinian Al-Jazeera Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh Shot Dead During Israeli Raid

Palestinian news correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, was killed by gunfire while reporting for Al Jazeera during the Israeli raid…

11 May 2022

Men Who Blackmailed Egyptian Girl to Suicide Get 15 Years in Jail

Egypt’s Criminal Court in Tanta sentenced three men on Tuesday, 10 May to 15 years in jail, and two others…

11 May 2022

Egypt’s Inflation Rises to 14.9% as Ukraine War Persists

According to Ahram Online, Egypt's annual inflation rate surged to 14.9 percent in April, significantly higher than the previous month’s…

11 May 2022

10 Inspiring Lessons from Top Egyptian Entrepreneurs

In a challenging and sometimes disenchanting job market, ambitious young Egyptians are searching for promises of hope, optimism and encouragement.…

10 May 2022

Marveling Through Moon Knight’s Genius Soundtrack

From Wegz to Abdel Halim Hafez: Disney +’s Moon Knight has impressed fans with its mystery-structured episodes, intricate Egyptian details,…

10 May 2022

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