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Sliders: Maadi's Hottest Burger Crib

One can never get enough of burgers. Maadi just got more delicious with the opening of Sliders.

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The Life of a Role Model

I was never into football or cars as most of my friends were; I was always a big reader and loved to write. I felt I needed to be different to be a part of this society.

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A Few Pages Were Missing in My Book: You Won't Believe what Happened Next

I was so excited to finish reading my book, and then the book ends but the story doesn't! Here's what happened next.

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10 simple acts of kindness you could do on a daily basis

Ten simple daily acts of kindness that will make a difference.

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7 Reasons why Aswan should be your next travel destination

Spring Break is almost there! Haven’t booked a flight yet? Your budget doesn’t allow you to travel abroad? Then Aswan is your perfect destination. Guaranteed, it’ll be one of the best breaks you’ve ever taken.

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"It Ends with Us" Book review

Hoover’s exceptional book, which takes place in Boston, tackles the issue of domestic violence, infusing it with romantic gentleness and emotional heft.

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Through newly face-lifted Cairo

Downtown Cairo is not only a place where one can find architectural glory, but also a place that one can reminisce the past.

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The Walk

Walking through the city of Cairo, one can encounter various scenery that can resemble different eras of the Egyptian history.

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Greater Cairo Strategy, Vision Between Depraved and Wealthy

With diversity of architectural styles, the Egyptian capital’s urbanscape changes along the millennia.

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Five Ways Social Media Changed Us

Social media (n): A virtual stage where we have taken the old physical world and created a simulation of it online, in order to facilitate our communication with our acquaintances. Hence, the social media outlets were a means to be added NEXT to the physical and real world interactions… but NOT replace it.

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10 Misconceptions about Feminism/Feminists

People misunderstand feminism and misperceive feminists. Feminism is about being a woman freely and so openly! It is about accepting femininity as is!

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From Trendsetters to Traditionalists: Evolution of Women's Fashion in Egypt

Consent among several people reveals that in Egypt, women have become more conservative in the way they dress in recent years, compared to the utter liberty they experienced during the 1950s.

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Designers with a Local Twist

Picture this: Emma Roberts wearing a bag with a picture of a veiled woman with Bedouin earrings, wearing Bedouin clothes, with wrinkles all over her face that tell a million stories.

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Child Labor in Egypt: An Ongoing Issue

During my recent trip in Dahab, Abo Galoum, I came across a group of children that used to work every single day, to be able to live. They provided us with services such as bringing us food, cleaning our huts, and sometimes even entertaining us. Those children opened my eyes to several different things I never thought I would think of before.

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Welcome to the City of Lights

Blogger Karima Ragab shares a video she created after her trip to Paris for the first time last November.

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One-on-one with Cairokee's Amir Eid and Sherif Mostafa

We sat down with Cairokee's lead singer Amir Eid and keyboard player Sherif Mostafa to tell us their darkest secrets!

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Meet The TriFactory: Bringing Triathlon to Egypt

We've been seeing triathlons taking place in Egypt's beautiful Sahl Hasheesh and marathons by Aswan's breathtaking Nile, so we wanted to stop the wait and get the latest scoop on the brains behind The TriFactory. Founder Ayman Hakky and head of operations Seif Fawzy told us the story behind Egypt's first triathlon management company.

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A Weekend in the South

Traveler and blogger Karima shares her journey to one of Egypt's iconic cities in the South, Aswan. She presents her Aswan experience through her camera lens, capturing the local beauty of the city.

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Top 10 corporate April Fools' pranks of 2017

We're combined our top April Fools' pranks by global brands, for you to chose the best and the worst.

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After 40 Years: Abdel Halim's House Finally Opens

Forty years have passed since the death of the remarkable and loved Abdel Halim Hafez. However, his songs still remain to be heard. This icon is timeless, on the day of his anniversary, a long banner laid upon the balconies of his building.

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Five Secrets to a More Grateful Heart

Life is too short to wait for others to value you. Start your own journey of self appreciation and soul enrichment, focus your mind and put your energy into improving the way you understand and experience life

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6 Cultural Gems Hidden in Cairo

We’ve all been there –it feels like our outings are all the same: lunch, coffee and shisha. Talking about the same topics. Every. Single. Time.

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Five Awesome Natural Beauty Products You Need to Try

While the majority of today’s eco-conscious generation care about what goes into their body, people often neglect to monitor what goes on their body.

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Road to 27: A Journey to the Hidden Beauty of Egypt

To achieve their goal of raising awareness and truly promoting their country, group members visit the locals of 27 governorates, get to know their customs and traditions and spend sometime having fun, all together.

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Five Fun Classes to Break Your Daily Routine

In today’s fast paced world, we often find ourselves stuck in a rut; going to work, coming back home and repeating it all over again the next day. This routine can make us feel bored, or even worse, burned out. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most engaging classes in Egypt so you can take your pick and spice your life!

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Nine-Month-Old Syrian Twins Killed, Bigger Picture Highlighted

Although the recent excruciating tragedy of Abdel Hameed Alyousef’s family’s death triggered a lot of devastation among people, the inhumane war in Syria should not be exemplified with one incident; people should look at the whole picture instead of suddenly reacting when something horrific happens.

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Six Tips for Being More Energetic

We all get those days where we really can’t get out of bed in the morning. Day after another, we get even lazier and we find out that a week has passed with no productivity whatsoever; we’ve missed our favorite yoga class, did not catch-up with friends and did not get all our work done.

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Love and Devaluation: How Egypt's Couples Wed Amidst Inflation

After the devaluation of the Egyptian pound last November, the currency underwent a major drop in value versus the US dollar, negatively impacting households and businesses all over the country. However, some of those particularly affected by the resulting inflation include couples planning their nuptials.

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Black Shots: Maadi's Hidden Caffeine Haven

Tucked away in a small Degla street, Black Shots offers its patrons a refreshing change of pace from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Hand in Hand: A Poem for Solidarity

My heart aches to those families who mourn, those who will fight daily to heal something you have torn, and as much as we are all in complete dismay, we will still go to our churches to pray, because nothing in this world can ever take this away.

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Loving Kindness Meditation

This practice can be done by anyone, regardless of any religious affiliations. It is easy and simple and once learned, you’ll never want to stop it. It will make you feel happy, at peace, relaxed and filled up with joy, love and most importantly kindness.

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Six Healthy Substitutions You Can Make Today

What we sometimes fail to realize is that eating healthy isn’t about a short period of deprivation and suffering; it’s a long-term commitment and a lifestyle choice.

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Five Inspiring Young Egyptian Entrepreneurs

These five entrepreneurs wowed us with how much dedication and devotion they have, as well as how much they're willing to make a difference in the world, even if they have totally different target segments.

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Shisha: A Cultural Legacy

Shisha is not a simple device available in all cafes; it is in fact a cultural heritage that our beloved ancestors perfected its apparatus.

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The Failed Patriarchy in Egypt

Egypt illustrates features of a patriarchal system, whereby there is fundamental division between men and women in terms of access to life chances such as education and employment.

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6 Old Egyptian Movies You Can Watch During Easter Holiday

We thought we would suggest a few funny oldies that might add some humor to your holiday, and trigger a bit of fun.

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Are Egyptians losing their identity?

I have noticed that majority of people there would like to communicate in English and not arabic, I mean friends between each other, as well as parents with their kids.

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5 healthy meals to take with you to School, Uni or Work!

Here are 5 easy meals you could prepare at home and take with you, wherever you go!

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When someone bursted my bubble

This was the first animal torture incident I heard of in Egypt, and to be honest, I was more than petrified.

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Dalida: The Human Beneath all the Sparkle

“Dalida,” the French bio-picture of the established global singer Dalida, is now showing in the boutique cinemas. The movie focuses on the rise of Dalida as a superstar, how she started her road to success – showing the endless love stories as well as the psychological and mental struggles she pulled through building up to the finale, her smashing success and her suicide.

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Forget About The Dollar, Egypt's Real Scourge Is FGM

The truth is, it’s not religion that’s keeping FGM in our culture, it’s the desire of Egyptian men to remain in control of women.

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The Dilemma of where to Study

You can also choose to fully experience this path, grasping the branches of opportunities and using them to your advantage, marveling at the lovely scenery of success stories of professors and fellow students all around you, and every once in awhile, you can stop for a moment, sit in the green fields, and enjoy the moment with your friends.

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Cairo International Airport: The Dream Obliterator

Coming back from a foreign country, entering Cairo International Airport, and the smile instantaneously turns into a frown. Fresh air turns to dust, elation turns to frustration, breather turns to chaos, and freedom turns to restriction.

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Pick a Street Launches its Second Volume

Pick A Street (PAS) is a project that aims to impact the society using music and art; where musicians, magicians and dancers showcase their talents every weekend for a period of a month. Together with Waslet Kheir, a charity organization, donations are collected through a donation box that is always displayed during acts. All money donated is then utilized in cochlear implants for the children.

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Did you text your partner back?

We started collecting evidence of the love people have for us; taking countless screenshots of messages, comments and posts just to remind ourselves of how much someone loves us, but why is that necessary?

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7 Feasible Time-Saving Tips for Busy Individuals

To educate our readers about some of the most feasible and easy time-saving tips, in this post, we have compiled an interesting list of “7 Feasible Tips for Busy Individuals”.

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An Insight on Studying abroad

It is an unparalleled experience and I say unparalleled because it’s an experience with no equal – so enriching and edifying, it changes your life.

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'Khat Ahmar' Campaign Aims to Improve Red Sea Conditions

As part of their graduation project, students from the American University in Cairo (AUC) launched 'Khat Ahmar', a campaign with an initiative to save the Red Sea that works in collaboration with Hurghada Environmental Protection and Conservation Association (HEPCA).

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Q&A with Nutritionist Dana Dinnawi: Fasting Children

This is why, we decided to sit with nutritionist Dana Dinnawi to give advice to all mothers stressing before Ramadan.

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Five Game-Changing Apps to Make Your Life Easier

Because of the hectic nature of our everyday lives, we gathered five apps that would make your day go slightly smoother.

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Students Speak about Quitting "Koleyat Al Qemma"

What I want to highlight is the mere fact that, the more we grow up, the more we should understand that everyone should have this thing or this zone that they're willing to dedicate their time to; this thing that makes them wake up early in the morning and forget to sleep later on.

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Autism Awareness: Beyond April 2

Autism Awareness does not stop after April 2, we shouldn’t limit these children to a word or a disorder, we should rather see them as the people they are with the capabilities they have.

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Ten Ancient Egyptian Inventions You Didn't Know About

Do you ever question the origin of your daily used items? Do you ever think how they started or who created them? We've gathered for you 10 items you would have never guessed were invented by Ancient Egyptians.

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Health Advice You Need to Know Before Ramadan

People, especially those with unstable sugar blood levels, worry before Ramadan and have doubts about their diet and routine. They question everything they eat and do, and most of the time, don’t find the answers they’re looking for. This is why, we decided to sit with nutritionist Dana Dinnawi to give advice to all those worried about their health during the coming period.

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When a Prominent Person Visits Egypt

Egyptians - people and government - should know that we should place ourselves first. We should be the priority. We should be the center focus of the country’s efforts and plans.

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Abdelrahman Roshdy: Dream, Believe, Accomplish

We talked to musician Abdelrahman Roshdy to know more about the journey of discovering his unique talent.

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Some Hacks That Will Make Your Life Easier (And More Fun)

Are you looking for ways to make your life easier? Here are some low cost time-savers that will make you question: Why have I not seen this before?

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Football: The Healer of Our Nation (After We Heal It)

There seems to be an ongoing and controversial issue in Egypt, which is the notion that the ruling regimes have been using sports in general, and football in particular, as a means of distracting the public from whatever oppressive or corrupt actions they were taking.

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Why I Became Vegan

People find it silly to feel compassion for animals, since we are living in a country where human souls are barely respected; which makes perfect sense to be mocked to not only respect humans but also animals.

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Am I Less of a Muslim than You?

During my recent Umrah, I realized that women are treated as if they are less Muslim than men. I also realized that although some of the restrictions in Mekkah and Madinah are religious (which these I completely understand), some are merely cultural and political restrictions done by the government.

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Why "El Rehla" was the Best Decision I Made in a While

It’s basically a four-day retreat in which entrepreneurs and startup founders meet for experience sharing, networking and emotional and spiritual connection. I made a decision before I stepped on that bus. I will be myself, regardless of what other say or think of me. I will not fake anything in this trip nor will I put pressure on myself to be someone I am not. I will just be Habeeba.

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AUC Students Raise Awareness About Child Abuse

For their graduation project, a group of students at the American University in Cairo (AUC) launched a campaign that aims to raise awareness on the ongoing issue of domestic child abuse in Egypt.

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Eve vs the Egyptian Patriarchy

A society that has been honoring singlehood is largely trendy in today’s Cairene culture. This obligation of forming a family based on solidarity and cohesion is in decline. One could possibly argue that the changing role of women is a vital cause of this decline in family and marriage as today’s women have rising expectations of marriage, as it is becoming an elective relationship.

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People of the Nile: A Life of its Own

This series could be seen as a documentary about the Nile as a source of life to many Egyptians. It is a representation of how life in the Nile is; where do people live, what they do, what surrounds them, etc…

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The Great Congested Cairo: The Social Impact of Urbanization on the Cairene Metropolis

Cairo, a stressful city life. The magnitude of Cairo’s congestion surpassed one’s potential imagination. This metropolis hosts more than one-fifth of the Egypt’s total population. This significance of this monster haunting each and every Egyptian is above and beyond a traffic concern.

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TV Shows to Binge in 2017 (Ramadan Series Aside)

We’ve compiled a list of TV shows you could binge watch before Ramadan series take up your free time!

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"Leila" - The Eternal Fight Between Good and Evil

Whether it’s the simple, yet morally complex story, or the amazing crew who sang, danced, and acted perfectly, the play was rich in all aspects.

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Daydreaming can impulse change

The Egyptian ministry of Education, alongside with private educational institutions and foreign organizations, have developed elementary, middle and high school curricula to communicate the knowledge and information of the modern world.

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I Still Hide You in My Poetry

But this time was different, my face smiled but my eyes didn’t.

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Sandbox: Egypt's Biggest Music Festival

Last weekend, Nacelle threw what had to be the biggest and best music festival Egypt has seen in the last few years. With its special choices of setting and entertainment, Sandbox raised the bar of the partying scene in Egypt very high.

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Five Things you Should Never Tell a Girl

Guys usually claim that girls are extremely hard to understand. To help them out a little and let them avoid trouble, we’ve assembled a few things they should never tell a girl.

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Five things You Should Stop Doing Immediately!

You're in charge of your own life, so live it properly, because there is no rewind button.

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Arab Uproar After Israeli Pizza Hut Ad

According to the BBC, Arabs are now calling for a boycott of Pizza Hut after an Israeli branch posted an ad mocking the on-going Palestinian hunger strike.

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5 Ramadan Series Every 90s Child Watched

Although Ramadan series keep getting better and better, these five series will never be forgotten, because nothing will ever top them!

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The Forty Rules of Love: A Mystical Theatric Experience for the Senses and the Soul

The play focused on situating the Rumi and Shams relationship milestones, while neglecting the housewife story; since it is a rather secondary storyline in the novel.

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The Lie of Romantic Love

It would not be a hasty exaggeration if one believes that every girl on this planet dreams of the day she finds her long-awaited companion and lives a happily ever after.

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The Ultimate Ramadan 2017 Charity Guide

Good deeds in Ramadan can include many different acts, including donations for food packs, assisting in the food packing process, participating in the distribution process or organizing/funding iftars for those in need.

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Career Pursuit: Personal or National?

As my educational journey nears its end, big questions start to arise. The pressures of career-building entail that pivotal decisions must be taken in very short periods of time.

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Ballerinas of Cairo Page Sparks Safety Concerns

“The project definitely shows the world how beautiful Egypt is and that our country is safe and has a lot of talented ballerinas and photographers, in addition to some great historical places,” she said.

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Are we Destined to Fail as Adults?

These people, no matter how hard they try, might not know what it’s like to pay rent, or pay for the electricity and water they consume.

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Pick A Street Hosts Grand Finale for Second Volume

For eight consecutive hours, a lineup of talented artists took to the stage and entertained the crowd; including Danny Malak, Karkadan, Sada That, Khayal, Young Pharoz, Hassan Ramzy and the F.A.M., Osama El Hady’s band, Massar Egabri and Sharmoofers.

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Once Upon A Time

My hands would keep on trembling with desperation for endless hours throughout the night. Desperation that would slowly and painfully turn into despair.

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Egypt Among Countries Hit by "WannaCry" Ransomware

According to CNBC and other sources, over the past four days a massive cyber attack by a ransomware called "WannaCry" has targeted at least 150 countries, including Egypt.

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'Khat Ahmar' Campaign Launches Video to Illustrate Beauty of Red Sea

The 'Khat Ahmar' team launched a video to illustrate the beauty of the Red Sea. Khat Ahmar is a campaign with the aim of improving Red Sea conditions.

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Dandorma Planet: "Recharging Happiness" One Donut Cone at a Time

Dandorma Planet's signature dessert is ice cream served in their special donut dough ice cream cone, which has proven to be the perfect mix of refreshing ice cream and gooey, mouth-watering donuts.

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Former Interior Minister Habib Al-Adly Allegedly Escapes After Announcement of Seven-Year Sentence

Al Masry Al Youm has revealed that the Interior Ministry sent the Public Prosecution an official letter stating that former interior minister Habib Al-Adly was nowhere to be found in his home in 6th of October City.

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Ismail Pasha Burger: The Perfect Burger is Hidden in Plain Sight

From the first few bites, you can tell that the beef quality is top-notch and comparable to even the largest burger chains. The beef, toppings and cheese provided the perfect mix of juiciness, texture and flavor.

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Cristiano Ronaldo's Family Visits Egyptians Musuem, Later Flying to Sharm El Sheikh

The family will be travelling to Sharm El Sheikh to attend the opening of a new resort in South Sinai.

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VCapital: A Single Platform, Multiple Opportunities

The founder of the company, Bassem Alaa Fouad, and his partner, Abdelrahman Mohamed, a Finance Student in Wright State University, believe their new financial technology will boost economic growth in Egypt and foster entrepreneurship and innovation.

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7 Signs Your Child is Ready for Music Lessons

Most of these questions arise from being influenced by famed musical prodigies and their stories, from Mozart writing his first symphony at the age of eight to Yanni who composed his famous ‘Nostalgia’ at a young age.

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Fire Erupts in Social Security Building, Injuring Four

According to Al-Masry Al-Youm, a fire erupted this morning in the social security building in downtown Cairo, injuring four.

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Ezzaha: Bringing the Authentic Egyptian Alley to New Cairo

Ezzaha, an oriental Egyptian restaurant which will be designed and decorated to make you feel like you’re in an authentic Egyptian 7ara (alley), will be opening its doors in Maxim Mall, New Cairo by the beginning of Ramadan.

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Driver Runs Over Times Square Pedestrians, Killing One and Injuring 22

On Thursday, a 26-year-old man drove over several pedestrians in Times Square, one of the most popular touristic attractions in New York City, killing an 18-year-old female and injuring 22 others, Reuters reported.

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360 Million Euro Project for Upgrading of Alexandria Tram Network Currently Underway

The French Development Agency (AFD) and the Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation have signed a deal worth 100 million euros for the upgrading of Alexandria's tram line.

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"The True Cost" Screening at Up-Fuse

The movie looks at what big businesses have to gain and how the demand for clothes has increased, subsequently increasing the need for more production and the need to outsource

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President Trump Visits Saudi Arabia on First Foreign Trip

The visit is said to be received with enthusiasm from Saudi Arabia; with billboards showing pictures of the late King Abdulaziz Al Saud with Franklin D. Roosevelt, in addition to lining the city's roads with American and Saudi flags.

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No Shame In Therapy

He happened to live in a country where going to therapy automatically categorizes you as a lunatic or a creep; a country that degrades and demeans mental health like no other. It even goes as far as shaming people who take that route.

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Al-Sisi and Trump Both Scheduled to Give Speeches at US-Arab Islamic Summit

President Abdelfattah Al-Sisi travelled to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Saturday to attend the US-Arab Islamic Summit, according to Daily News Egypt.

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Live, Work, Play & Learn at NEWGIZA

It inspires its residents to explore new experiences, achieve beyond limits, live in the moment and break through with excellence.

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Take Your Home Workout to the Next Level with These 10 Fitness Channels

Home workouts are a cheap and easy way to make time for a proper fitness regimen, but be warned; committing to a home workout is not as easy as it seems. If you’re going to train at home, you will be your own trainer and you should be honest with yourself.

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10 Reasons to Listen to Classical Music Today

The reason why people might not listen to classical music throughout the day might be due to the idea that we perceive classical music in a theatrical sense.

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Central Bank of Egypt Raises Key Interest Rates by Two Points

The increase, which defied all investment bank predictions, resulted in Egyptian stocks falling the most in the world on Monday.

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Security Forces Bulldoze Popular Kitesurfing Camp in Ras Sudr

This morning, security forces used bulldozers to destroy the bungalows

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Why I Refuse to Eat Kale & Quinoa

While I agree that Ramadan is a fruitful opportunity to maintain healthy eating habits, I disagree with how ‘healthy eating’ continually evolves in the form of ‘trends.’

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Beloved James Bond Actor Dies at 89

Sir Roger Moore, the actor who portrayed James Bond in seven movies, died at the age of 89.

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Prominent Human Rights Lawyer and Former Presidential Candidate Khalid Ali Detained in Egypt

According to Egyptian Streets, former presidential candidate and rights lawyer Khaled Ali has been arrested on charges of giving an obscene hand gesture in front of the state council, and also on lacking the necessary permits for his political party.

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Deadly Bomb Attack Kills 126 in Syria

According to the Independent, a bomb attack on crowded buses outside of Aleppo has left 126 dead, at least 68 of whom were children.

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9 Ways to Make The Most of Your 20's & Have Fun!

Once you hit the big 2-0, you start realizing that time is passing by so quickly. You start acknowledging the fact that life as you know it will dramatically change, and your freedom will no longer be fully yours. In two years or so, you will be a university graduate with a job, hopefully.

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Find Your 'Why'!

We keep on running and running and we never take a moment to stop and analyze whether the path we are on is the one we want to be in or not.

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10 sentences we all hear on the first day of Ramadan

On the first day of Ramadan, all Egyptian homes look alike and share the same vibes; not only are they all full of laughter and cute familial atmospheres, but the exact same sentences could be heard everywhere. Here are some we bet you’ll all hear next Saturday!

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Telecom Egypt Chooses Etisalat Misr for Provision of 2G & 3G Services

According to Reuters Africa, Telecom Egypt held a news conference on Thursday announcing a five-year plan to provide 2G and 3G mobile services through Etisalat Misr by next September.

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Gunmen Attack Bus Carrying Christians in Menya

A few days earlier, a number of embassies had warned that terror groups would perform an "unspecified action."

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All You Need to Know About E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are becoming a new global trend, with people using them almost everywhere. Even though there are various reasons as to why people use the e-cigarette, also known as the ‘vape,’ most people think that it has minor or no health consequences; despite the fact that many reputable institutions have proven that it can cause a lot of health issues with excessive use.

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Egyptian Military Resumes Air Strikes on Militant Training Camps

The air strikes began yesterday shortly after the Menya attack and were directed at camps in Libya.

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Palestinians End 40-Day Hunger Strike

The hunger strike began on April 17 and started with Marwan Barghouti, who protested solitary confinement and detention without trial.

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3 Things to Stop Doing for a Happier Life

So if you want to tackle depression, stop doing these three things to cleanse your mind and stay happy.

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The Phenomenon of Women Wearing Hijab in Ramadan

For years and years in Egypt, some women intend to wear hijab only in Ramadan and immediately take it off afterwards. This phenomenon has continually caused controversy, as some scholars state that this is sinful, while others state that we should encourage women to wear hijab, believing that if they wear it in Ramadan, they are more likely to wear it permanently.

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Cairo's Best Suhoor Spots

Ramadan nights are full of good vibes and festivities, giving you the perfect opportunity to kick back and relax with friends and family -especially when it’s over a delicious suhoor. We’ve got your next five suhoor outings covered with Cairo’s ultimate suhoor guide -the only challenge will be to stop yourself from eating before fajr time!

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An Open Letter to Egypt's Christians

I’m sorry that a bunch of faceless cowards think they’re pleasing God when they inflict harm upon you in these barbaric ways.

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6 Productive Ways to Pass the Time in Ramadan

So what if you could find something more productive and just as fun to do during those dead hours of the day? Aside from praying and charity work, we’ve gathered six fun ideas for you to finish the month having achieved something other than knowing what role Adel Imam played this year.

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How to Ace a Job Interview

It’s that time of the year; graduation is right around the corner and students have begun job-hunting, while employers are about to start their recruitment cycles to hire the best calibers for their businesses.

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This Ramadan's Must-Have Desserts

We all try to be healthy during the month of Ramadan, but sometimes it could be impossible to resist some of the desserts. We’ve gathered some that we think are worth gaining a few kilos for.

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When I Roamed the Streets of Cairo Before Iftar

Maybe it’s easier to say that when you’re blessed with everything you want, but I still personally believe that nothing, and nothing in the world, should make you take more than what you need and forget about others.

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Suicide Truck Bombing Leaves 80 Dead, 400 Injured in Kabul

A suicide truck bombing in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday morning has left at least 80 dead and over 400 injured, CNN reported.

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7 Classical Composers That'll Take You Somewhere Magical

Are you a fan of classical music? Or are you willing to give it a try but can’t figure out where to start?

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In Search of Egyptian Heritage

However, rarely do we think of exploring lesser known places like Al Muizz Street, Midan Al Qal’a, Al Sayeda Zeinab and the Northern Cemetery -even though many of them are quite close to each other in distance, making it easier for you to visit several of them on the same day.

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US Withdraws From Paris Climate Agreement

There has been a lot of backlash on social media, especially twitter, from people opposing the decision.

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We Asked People to Describe Egypt in 3 Words & Here's What Happened

Human rights, freedom of expression, education, employment, access to healthcare, safety, a stable economy -and more aspects than I'd have space in this article to mention- are all examples of matters in which this country lacks skill. And so when I asked Samar to describe Egypt in three words, she proved my point oh-so eloquently in a series of three worded sets: “Immigration ya Rab; Why, oh, why; Ya Rab ahager; Masr keda keteer; Masr mesh naf3a."

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Minya Christians Hold Open Sit-in, Protest Inability to Build Church in Village

According to Al Shorouk News, at least 45 Christians began participating in an open sit-in on Sunday to protest their inability to build a church in their village in Minya.

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Sorry, But Fasting is NOT an Excuse

It doesn’t take much to notice how the month of Ramadan is nowhere near as peaceful and serene as it used to be in the past.

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10 Things You Need to Accomplish Before Getting Into a Relationship

We recommend following those steps for a more successful, happy, and independent you!

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I Pray to God, not to People!

Don’t make people hate religion. Please don’t. If you want to give people advice, think of the way you are doing it.

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Is it Really Okay to Question Someone's Religious Beliefs on TV?

Please leave that up to them and God, and focus only on yourself. It's about time we stop criticizing people based on religious views and start accepting them as fellow HUMANS.

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La Totfe' El Shams: A Refined Egyptian Drama

Along the episodes, we go deeper into the Egyptian society from the family’s perspective, living their stories of hope, pain, uncertainty, and love.

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We are Pharaohs, NOT Arabs

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What Happens When a Woman is Harassed?

Is that enough? Definitely not.

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I went from the person who hates leaving her house –actually, her room– to one who barely has the time to stay at home.

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These five centers are definitely the place to go if you’re aiming to become multilingual!

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When Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks team up for a movie, you know it will probably be a good one.

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This week, take your dog out and get ready for some quality time with man’s best friend!

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As a graduate of business school, it was obvious that I would have a job related to finance, management or marketing.

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Israeli Police Find Evidence Linking Netanyahu to Two Corruption Cases

Israeli police claimed to have found evidence of “accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust” from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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كيف بدأ عيد الحب في مصر؟

في يناير عام 1974 شاهد الكاتب الصحفي الراحل مصطفى أمين، جنازة رجل سبعيني

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Even though you might be too busy with school, university or work, it doesn’t mean that this should be the only thing going on in your routine.

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Contrary to popular belief, the Cairo Museum is not the only interesting museum in the country.

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5 Ways To Detox From Nicotine

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دليلك لمسلسلات رمضان ٢٠١٨

!سيشهد هذا العام منافسة قوية بين العديد من المسلسلات

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Visiting more than 50 countries in six continents, the fourth FIFA World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola has announced its impending visit to Cairo on March 15.

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The Good Place: A Comical Reminder of Mortality

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The 5 Lead Actresses Nominated for the 2018 Oscars

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It’s been a debate that’s been going on for as long as I can remember, and I never get less angry at it.

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FIFA World Cup Trophy Makes an Official Stop in Cairo

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2nd edition of an idiot's guide to, looks at the differences and influences Arabic and Western music have had on each other

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Understand the differences between a shelter and an animal rescue and rehabilitation organization

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The Weed Experiment: The Effects of Legalizing Marijuana

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6 Challenges of Being a Vegetarian in Egypt

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احمد خالد توفيق تنبأ بموعد وفاتة في روايته قهوه باليورانيوم

الدكتور احمد خالد توفيق رحل عن عالمنا ،مساء أمس الاتنين ، إثر أزمة صحية عن عمر يناهز ال ٥٥ عاما

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6 Comedies You’re Going to Want to Watch in 2018

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مفاجآت ومعلومات لم تعرفها عن أكلات شم النسيم

حيث تشمل قائمة الأطعمة المميزة لمائدة شم النسيم :"البيض ، الفسيخ ،الرنجة ،البص ، وهي أطعمة مصرية كان لها معنى ومدلول عند المصريين القدماء

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نصائح مهمة تساعدك على المذاكرة

فقدان التركيز والشعور بالملل والنعاس كلها مشاكل نواجها جميعا أثناء المذاكرة ويكون من الصعب مقاومتها معظم الوقت

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نصائح لعدم زيادة الوزن في رمضان

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Echo is a one-stop-shop that has changed the way Egyptians do good deeds forever.

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We live in a society that has been feeding men their masculine ego for decades; so having the trending thought of “strong independent women” threatens their cravings.

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And I get it, I really do. Frasier offered the kind of humor that went over children’s heads.

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نصائح غذائية للصائم في شهر رمضان

ينصح الصائم بما يلي للحصول على نمط حياة صحي خلال شهر رمضان

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5 Oriental Dessert Recipes to Try Before Ramadan Ends

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A Glimpse of Humanity: It’s Time to Put a Stop to Inhumane Pet Shop Practices

It all started with a heartbreaking photo of a Husky puppy dead in its cage.

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An Idiot’s Guide to Gaslighting

The reason why the term is usually related to relationships is because it is most common in that context.

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13 Reasons Why Season 2: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

After its controversial first season, 13 Reasons Why came back for a second season with a deeper look at Hannah Baker’s life and what led her to end it.

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The people feel like the government is hurting them, their vengeance is achieved by hurting the government.

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18 Unforgettable Fashion Moments from Eugenie Nights

These 18 fashion moments were unrivaled this year, and we can’t wait to see more stylish looks next Ramadan!

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If you’re not spending Eid by the beach this year, then follow these five simple tips for a holiday well spent!

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7 Destinations to Visit This Eid (Other Than the North Coast)

What better way to spend your Eid vacation than by chilling out by the beach?

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Five Places to Watch the Upcoming World Cup Matches

Having trouble choosing a place to support your favorite team? Don’t worry, from Heliopolis and Maadi to Sheikh Zayed and Zamalek, we’ve got you covered!

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5 Amazing Movies to Watch This Eid

These five movies are hitting theaters this Eid, which one will you see?

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Their Snickers and Peanut Butter Smoothie is guaranteed to refresh you during the summer heat.

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An Idiot’s Guide to Milan Kundera

In order to understand his works, one must know how art influenced his upbringing and career.

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The Freshman Dilemma

My personal favorite of these struggles is this question: “What major should I study?”

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Plus Size Swimsuits: The Struggle Is Real

Even though it’s my favorite time of the year it always makes me anxious! It’s not hard to guess why; I am a plus size girl living in Egypt and it’s beach time!

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We decided to dig deeper by visiting Casa De Carne, a self-proclaimed Brazilian-inspired meathouse.

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7 Ways to Enjoy Your Weekend at Home

The weekend is finally here and there is plenty to do! However, if you don’t have plans to go the beach or go out, don’t fret.

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Cartolano explained that upon rereading the trilogy, he felt that Mahfouz’s words described our reality today.

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How are our clothes made? Who makes them and what are they made from? How do they affect the environment?

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Prepare these six yummy snacks to fuel your system before our national team hits the field!

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Instead of risking a sunburn, stay on the safe side and follow these six simple steps that will guarantee great results!

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It gets really fun with time to find out that what you thought to be wrong with you is actually completely right!

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We stumbled upon a tiny place that will take you straight to Naples, Italy.

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follow these five steps and make sure you’re treating your skin right!

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Get your time machine ready for a stylish blast from the past!

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Some books are hard to forget because they touch you deeply and make you wonder, dream, and perhaps find peace!

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They stopped at a shop called Animal Park Pets Clinic notorious for keeping animals without food and water in 40-degree weather!

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Restaurants can take you places you may never get the chance to visit!

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Elle and and Noah are attracted to each other, but Elle is caught between her love for Noah and her friendship with Lee.

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Your Smartphone Could Be Making You Sick

Until now, smartphones have been accused of many things, but are they really damaging our brains?

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٥طرق للتخلص من النيكوتين

أفضل شيء يمكنك القيام به هو تخليص جسمك من كل تلك السموم الضارة

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" زبدة الشيا " كنز لبشرتك

كنز " زبدة الشيا " التي بالطبع سمعتي عنه من قبل لكنك لا تعرفي فوائده

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An Idiot’s Guide to the History of the World Cup

The global championship has been around for so long and has a rich history every football fan should know about.

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10 Timeless Rumi Quotes That Will Light Up Your World

When it comes to poet Jalal ad-Din Rumi, words are not only magical; they are timeless and transcendent.

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Swan Lake: The Ballet That Lives Forever

Swan Lake is the ‘it’ show; its story is impactful that we see new movie and book adaptations of it every year.

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7 Romantic Movies You Should Watch at Least Once

Throughout the years Hollywood has presented us with fascinating love stories that touched our hearts, and these seven would be perfect for your next movie night!

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Swvl: A Comfortable Ride that Won’t Break the Bank

while I was looking for a way around all this, I stumbled upon this genius app called Swvl.

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سويفل : بديل المواصلات بأسعار معقولة

و فعز ما كنت بدور على مخرج من الأزمة دي لاقت ابلكيشن عبقرية اسمها سوفل

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Allora Gelateria: Italian Gelato for Your Sweet Tooth

Next time you’re feeling too hot, stop by Allora Gelateria in Street 9, Maadi to get a taste of some delicious gelato flavors.

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Hues: Wearable Art Inspired by Summer

The collection portrays the hues of a sunset through the brand’s signature use of crushed natural stones.

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5 Couples That Broke Our Hearts In 2018

Even though we’ve seen a lot of celebrity romances bloom this year, we’ve also seen our fair share of breakups!

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6 Budget-Friendly Honeymoon Destinations

Don’t give up though; these six beautiful destinations will help you enjoy a romantic getaway without going broke.

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An Idiot’s Guide to Vintage

With all its diverse meanings and its peculiar origin, the word vintage is now widely used in our daily lives and in many industries

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Parliament Passes Bill to Grant Egyptian Nationality in Exchange for 7 Million EGP Deposit

The bill did not get overwhelming support; with many MPs arguing that the Egyptian nationality should not be “for sale.”

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Battle of the Bands Season 2: The Grand Finale

The moment underground music fans have been waiting for is finally here: Etisalat’s Battle of the Bands is concluding its second season with a bang this weekend!

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Small Country, Big Dream: How Croatia Made it to the World Cup Finals

Despite their problems at home, the Croatian national team was 100 percent committed to gaining worldwide recognition and respect.

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Juventus is Already Making Millions after Signing Cristiano Ronaldo

After rumors of his transfer to Juventus surfaced, the Italian club started to feel the Ronaldo effect almost instantly, with a 25 percent rise in their shares just a week before the transfer was made official.

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Did Justin Bieber Close the Door on His Love Story with Selena?

“She is someone I love dearly. I'm never going to stop loving her. I'm never going to stop checking in on her!”

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Ralph’s German Bakery: A European Breakfast Experience

This week we decided to pay more attention to morning people and search for the perfect spot for breakfast, brunch, and midday snacks, so we decided to try out Ralph’s German Bakery.

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9 Dystopian Novels You Should Read At Least Once

Dystopian literature remains one of the most popular genres until today. If you’re curious about the world of dystopia, these nine novels are a great place to start!

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أشهر 10 مقولات عن الحب

لو أردت التكلم عن الحب وصدق مشاعره سيطول الحديث كل ما أمكنني فعله أن أجمع لكم أشهر 10 مقولات عن الحب .

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نزلنا سألنا الناس في الشارع .. ما أهم درس تعلمتوه من أمهاتكم

وعشان عارفين أهمية الدروس التي تعلمناها من أمهاتنا نزلنا الشارع وجمعنالكو رأي 7 أشخاص أيه أهم دروس اتعلموها

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Your Guide to Multitasking

Multitasking is a skill that gets better with practice. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, here are five things you can do to start multitasking like a pro.

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Mamma Mia’s Prequel is Coming out and We Can’t Wait!

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again is finally hitting theaters on 20 July.

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Why I Decided to Completely Change My Career

Today’s world is filled with options and you can always choose to change what you’re doing with your life.

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An Idiot’s Guide to Democracy

The quality of a democracy is measured based on a number of principles, so no country can be considered completely democratic; it is a spectrum rather than an absolute term.

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Oreo Ice Cream: Different Shapes, Different Tastes

Depending on how you like your Oreo cookies, you can choose your favorite ice cream accordingly.

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5 Tips for Staying Healthy, as Told by Coach Ezzat

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s getting harder and harder to fight temptations and stay on track

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Five Bucket List Activities for an Adventurous Summer

if you’d like to make the rest of your summer vacation memorable, consider trying out these five adrenalin-boosting activities while the weather is still warm!

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HEPCA and Local Divers Clean Magawish Island

On Monday 23 July the Hurghada Environment Protection and Conservation Association (HEPCA) organized a campaign to clean up Magawish Island in Hurghada, Egypt.

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How to Become a Better Writer

writing is a tricky thing. While a “good” writer is a very subjective concept, there are ways to improve your writing skills and keep refining your style. Here are seven tips to keep in mind before writing your next (hopefully) big thing.

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Andrea New Giza: The Perfect Place for Dining on Top of Cairo

When the sun started to set, we sat back in our chairs as our plates were being cleared and started observing the view while drinking tea; it had been a pleasurable evening.

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Five Hidden Signs You’re in an Abusive Relationship

While some relationships bring us happiness and security, others can intoxicate our lives in the name of love.

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Hereditary: Just Another Horror Movie

Although horror movies have never been my cup of tea, I decided to see the movie anyway.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Tomorrow’s Lunar Eclipse

On 27 July 2018, we will witness the longest lunar eclipse of the century; and the good news is that you can observe it from Cairo!

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An Idiot’s Guide to Veganism

Find out more about going vegan !

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Footloose Egypt: A Little Too Loose?

Unfortunately, I cannot say that everything went according to plan.

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Five Quentin Tarantino Movies You Should See

If you haven’t seen these five titles yet, it’s time for a movie night!

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10 Vegan Dishes You Can Find in Cairo

we’ve picked 10 different vegan dishes you can find at local restaurants so you never have to settle for a dull salad again!

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How Taymour and Shafika Portrayed the Reality of Egyptian Relationships 11 Years Ago

One of my favorite things about rewatching movies is the fact that I always notice new details and messages that I had previously missed. I sometimes even discover that I was missing like half the plot.

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Basic: The Startup That Makes Your House a Home

This is why the new home styling services startup Basic may just be the answer to your prayers.

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Cereal & Flakes: The Perfect Place for Cereal Lovers

people who love cereal are ready to eat it anytime, anywhere.

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9 Ted Talks That Will Challenge Your Knowledge About Life

From success stories to life-changing experiences, these people share important lessons that may help you reach your turning point as well.

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طرق للاستمتاع بعطلة نهاية الأسبوع في المنزل

عطلة نهاية الأسبوع هو في النهاية هنا وهناك الكثير للقيام به! ومع ذلك ، إذا لم يكن لديك خطط للذهاب إلى الشاطئ أو الخروج ، فلا تقلق. فيما يلي سبعة أشياء يمكنك القيام بها للاستمتاع بعطلة نهاية الأسبوع من الراحة في منزلك.

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فوائد جوزة الطيب في الرجيم والنوم

تساعد جوزة الطيب في الرجيم وتفتت الدهون الصعبة في الجسم بطريقة سريعة وفعالة وإلى الرجيم ترجع فوائد جوزة الطيب إلى مكوناتها من الفيتامينات والعناصر المغذية

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9 Ways to Support Animal Welfare in Egypt

Animals are precious creatures that enrich our lives in so many ways. Unfortunately, not everyone understands this fact and thus many animals - whether on the streets or in pet shops - face abuse. This is why we need to raise awareness on the importance of animal welfare, and these are nine good ways to start.

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An Idiot’s Guide to Climate Change

Climate Change seems to be the hottest topic of the century, and it is one of the most serious threats our planet is currently facing.

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Demi Lovato Speaks Out After Drug Overdose

Singer and actress Demi Lovato spoke for the first time since her admittance to the hospital due to a suspected drug overdose two weeks ago.

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11 Essential Items You Should Have in Your Beach Bag

We’ve compiled a checklist to make sure your beach day is as hassle-free as possible.

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Essential Summer Beauty Products Recommended by Blogger Youssra El-Gamal

Visitors to the North Coast know the ugly truth of sunburns, frizzy hair, and the endless struggles of keeping your skin hydrated

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The Originals: The End of an Epic Spin Off

The heroes are vampires, and the plot is so dramatic yet full of romance.

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Looking For the Perfect Beach Bag? Check Out These Five Egyptian Brands

Going to the beach usually means carrying around a ton of things that would never fit in our everyday purses, so a beach bag has become a necessity. If you still haven’t gotten yours, check out these five Egyptian brands for a beach bag that’ll get you through the hot summer in style.

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Five Snacks You Can Keep in Your Beach Bag

Prepare a healthy snack that will give you all the energy you’ll need for a game of beach volleyball!

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O’s Pasta: Your New Go-To Pasta Place

Having the food directly cooked in front of us also guaranteed its quality and freshness.

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7 Bathing Suit Designs to Rock This Summer

What better way to make a statement in the summer than with a chic bathing suit? Check out this year’s trendy looks for some inspiration.

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Five Go-To Rompers That Will Transform Your Summer Wardrobe

Looking for something to wear this weekend while on vacation? If you’ve already shown off all your casual dresses and cover ups, then you might want to consider trying out rompers!

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An Idiot’s Guide to Jazz

In those words lie the story of Jazz; the art that revolutionized Western music and changed the music industry forever.

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6 Movies to Watch This Eid

A long vacation means going to the cinema at least once - if not more. From comedy and mystery to action and romance, we’ve got you covered with the ultimate guide to the top movies hitting theaters this Eid!

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Butcher’s Burger: The Solution to All Your Cravings

Searching for a good burger in Cairo can be exhausting, and it’s easy to give up and just resort to junk food. Thankfully, this no longer needs to be the case; after trying out Butcher’s Burger, we’ve decided that it’s become our new go-to burger place from now on.

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Wadi Degla Virtual Museum: Discover the Protectorate Like Never Before

We sat down with Nature Conservation Egypt (NCE), the Egyptian NGO that established the museum, in order to find out more about the innovative idea and how it will help people better connect with nature.

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Five Non Traditional Salads You Can Order from Local Restaurants

Don’t skip your greens just because you’re bored of the basic green salad; try these five non traditional ones instead!

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Five Young Adult Shows to Binge Watch this Eid

Sit back and let these five popular TV shows entertain you!

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Five Modest Outfits You Can Wear This Eid

Modest outfits are hard to put together, but if you do it right you’ll shine like a star at every outing. If you’d like to get through the Eid break in style, check out these five looks that are both modest and fabulous!

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5 Mystery Novels That Will Keep You Occupied During Eid

Who doesn’t love reading by the beach? We’ve prepared a list of five mystery books that you won’t be able to put down; just don’t forget to bring the book of your choice along in your beach bag!

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Vecchio: Adding a Retro Flavor to Cairo’s Fashion Scene

One of the trendiest ways to become an environmentally friendly shopper is to buy vintage, and Vecchio is here to make that process easier than ever.

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Vinny’s Pizzeria: A Slice of NYC at the Heart of Cairo

While there are numerous types of pizza offered across Egypt, all of which are superb, one that never disappoints is the New York style pizza.

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Five Edgy Hairstyles That’ll Upgrade Your Summer Look

If you’ve been sporting the same ‘do all summer, then it’s time for a change! Ask about these five hot hairstyles the next time you visit the salon and go for a daring new look.

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6 Stand-Up Comedy Performances That’ll Crack You Up

When you’re feeling down in the dumps, watching a good comedy show or stand-up comedy performance can work wonders.

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What to Watch on Your Movie Night this Eid

These great movies and plays will keep you entertained after a long day on the beach!

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10 Summer Essentials for Your Inner Shopaholic

End your summer with a bang and shop these awesome local products before you start packing!

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The Unspoken Rules of Being a ‘Real Man’

Whether we’re talking about our culture or that of another country, it seems that the word ‘man’ carries a lot of hidden messages in it; as if it’s a badge that males can only earn after they’ve met certain qualifications.

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Five Restaurants to Try in the North Coast

Check out these awesome eateries where you can enjoy a gourmet meal after a long day on the beach!

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An Idiot’s Guide to Nicholas Sparks

Nicholas Sparks is definitely going to sound like a familiar name whether you’re into books or not, as the famous writer has been killing it since 1996 with 21 published novels; 11 of which have been adapted into movies.

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Alisson Becker: Liverpool’s Money Well Spent

truth be told, if it wasn’t for Alisson Becker’s exceptional performance, Liverpool might not have won the match at all.

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Why We Should All Support Mohamed Salah in His Battle Against the EFA

After being put on blast for ignoring all requests from a world class player, who will soon be on a plane to attend the UEFA player of the year awards after his nomination, the EFA is still refusing to take any responsibility for its actions and is instead looking for cheap ways to once again wiggle its way out of a mess.

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Bosporus: Luxurious Turkish Cuisine for the Adventurer in You

Anyone who’s visited Turkey has raved about their delicacies, and we wanted to see what all the fuss was about once and for all.

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What We Can Learn from Van Gogh

I said to myself: “Van Gogh was great, I wish he could hear me right now.” I started researching his life and I must admit I learned an important lesson about mental illness.

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Five Back-to-School Hairstyles You’ll Love

Try out these five adorable styles that’ll take your campus by storm.

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5 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Written by Naguib Mahfouz

Mahfouz was a script writer and left an impact on Egyptian cinemas; here are five movies you probably didn’t know were written by him.

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5 أفلام مكنتش تعرف ان نجيب محفوظ كتبهم!

بجانب رواياته الأدبية و قصصه القصيرة محفوظ كان كاتب سيناريو ممتاز و ساب بصمة فى السينما المصرية. و دول خمس افلام مكنتش تعرف ان هو الى كتبهم.

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An Idiot’s Guide to Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing drastically lowers the expense of your trip by removing accommodation costs, while giving you the chance to make friends and bond with the locals you meet, which can help you experience your destination on a deeper level.

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Ministry of Environment Disputes Forbes Pollution Report

The Egyptian Ministry of Environment issued a statement on Sunday disputing Forbes Magazine’s report claiming that Cairo is the most polluted city in the world.

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7 Boots You’ll Love to Wear This Fall

This season the options are endless and new trends are coming out every day. Don’t get confused though; all you need to do is pick one that fits your style!

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Final Nominees for Best Player of the Year Revealed, Salah Topping the List

On Monday, FIFA announced on Twitter the three football players nominated for the Best FIFA Men’s Player award.

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What You Need to Know Before Heading Off to College

So you’re done with high school and heading to college this semester, congratulations! You have the right to remain excited, but beware because college is not at all what you think it is.

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10 Female Authors You’ll Love

No matter who you are or where you come from, reading their tales will enrich your life and make you ponder over life, love, and meaning. Add the works of these 10 female authors to your reading list and you won’t be disappointed.

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تعرف على أطعمة أخترعت بالمصادفة

تلعب الصدفة دورًا كبيرًا وملحوظًا في حياتنا؛ وللطعام النصيب الأكبر في هذا الجانب، فمنذ القدم والإنسان يستكشف طرقًا جديدة لتناول وجبات الطعام

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The Ultimate Guide to Yoga Studios in Cairo

These 11 yoga studios in Cairo can become your sanctuary; all you need to do is pick your favorite.

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Dokki Book Fair: Must-Read Books at a Discount

On 7 September, Al Microphone organized the sixth Dokki Book Fair, bringing readers and bookworms together at Ebdaa Coworking Space.

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7 Signs You Might Have Anxiety

Many of us may have anxiety and just refer to it as stress and consider it normal.

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Celebrities and Artists We Lost to Suicide

Most people who are susceptible to suicidal thoughts may seem happy on the outside, but that’s not always the case; and these talented celebrities we lost to suicide are proof of that.

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Cairokee’s Latest Video is Exactly What We Need Right Now

One of the fundamental purposes of art is to bring humankind’s unspoken struggles to the surface, and Cairokee never fails to do that.

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Your Guide to Finding the Perfect School Bag

Every student understands the importance of a school bag; it needs to look cool and be sturdy enough to hold your stuff at the same time, and that’s not an easy combination.

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The Best Molten Chocolate Cakes in Cairo, Ranked

Digging into a molten chocolate cake is one of the best ways to satisfy your sweet tooth.

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Remarkable Arabic Feminist Movies You Should See

Over the years, Arab filmmakers have been telling us stories about women who can’t speak up for themselves.

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The 5 Best Cake Shops in Cairo

Hunting for the perfect cake in Cairo might have been difficult a few years ago, but now it’s a piece of cake.

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Fork and Knife to Compete in El Gouna Film Festival

The El Gouna Film Festival has announced that the short movie ‘Fork and Knife’ (originally called ‘Shoka w Sekeena’) will compete in the festival’s Short Films Competition.

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Sylvester Stallone to Attend El Gouna Film Festival

Stallone will be awarded the Career Achievement Award for his accomplishments in cinema and filmmaking.

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7 Ways to Become More Productive

You wake up every day thinking you’ll get all your tasks done and still have time for your own hobbies and activities, but you end up frustrated about not achieving all of these goals and wonder how to be more productive. You’re not alone; here are seven life hacks to start doing for a more productive day.

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Five Easy Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste

Even though we tend to use plastic a lot in our daily lives, here are five easy ways to reduce our usage.

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Daras Ice Cream: The Latest Dessert Haven

“After our first bite, we understood why the place was so crowded; Dara’s Ice Cream is truly different in so many ways.”

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Yomeddine is Hitting Theatres Tomorrow

The long-awaited movie Yomeddine debuts in theatres starting tomorrow.

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دكاترة و معيدين هتقابلهم فى الجامعة

الجامعة بدأت و لازم تكون مستعد لكل حاجة و اي حاجة ، لو فاكر ان كل الناس حلوة و جميلة فكر تاني. و عشان متتفاجأش جبنالك دكاترة و معيدين لازم هتقابل زيهم فى الجامعة .

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Must-Have Jumpsuits for this Fall

There isn’t a certain color trend this Fall for jumpsuits, only some trending cuts! Here are some of our picks for you this Fall!

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Lucky House: Addictive Asian Cuisine

While the place never looked crowded from the outside, it aroused our curiosity each time we passed by.

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أغرب الكتب في التاريخ

عديد من الكتب التي تسبَّبت في الحيرة للعلماء أنفسهم، ليقفوا عاجزين عن فهم مضمونها. واليوم نرصد لكم كتباً تعد الأكثر غراباً في التاريخ.

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أفضل الطرق لتعزيز مناعة الجسم

*يوصي الخبراء عادة بالوجبات الغذائيَّة المليئة بالخضار والفواكه الطازجة، كونها أفضل الطرق لتعزيز مناعة الجسم وتجنب الإصابة بالفيروسات والبكتيريا، مثل فيروسات نزلة البرد وغيرها ويعود السبب في ذلك إلى أنَّ هذه الأغذية، غنيَّة بمضادات الأكسدة المحفزة للجهاز المناعي.

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7 Tips for a Better Morning Routine

Establishing a routine is definitely a habit you’ll want to pick up, and here are some tips to help you start your day fresh and ready for anything!

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Physics Nobel Prize Winners Announced

On Tuesday, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced the winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018 “for groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics.”

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How to Catch Up With Your Goodreads Challenge

It's never too late to catch up and finish all the books you missed out on. Here are some tips to get you back on track.

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Why We Should Support Low Budget Cinema

In the past few years, artistic cinema has been struggling to survive the strong wave of mainstream high-budget movies.

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Your Weekend Movie Guide

prepare to be amazed by what the theaters have to offer this week.

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How to Fight Seasonal Depression

Even though SAD is not dangerous, you shouldn’t let it get to you; here are some ways to help fight it.

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Duchess Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Announce Pregnancy

On Monday 15 October the British royal family announced that the Duchess of Sussex is pregnant.

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Dawar: The Street-Cleaning App You Need to Download

The Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency in the Ministry of Environment took action and created an application that will help solve the garbage problem.

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Is Real Madrid’s Winning Streak Over for Good

What caused this dramatic deterioration? Was it Zidane’s departure or Ronaldo’s? Or was it both?

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Venom: Superheroes Can’t Get Better Than This!

It’s easy to guess why we all love superheroes; they’re amazingly cool, they have remarkable superpowers, they’re always good looking, and they stand up for normal people like us!

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Run For Hope with the Breast Cancer Foundation

The Breast Cancer Foundation and Cairo Univesity Runners are hosting a Run For Hope on Friday 26 October to raise awareness of the disease and the importance of early diagnosis.

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LG Introduces Ground-Breaking Technology with TWIN WASH

On Monday 29 October, multinational electronics company LG hosted a gala dinner in the Nile Ritz Carlton to introduce their latest washing machine, the TWIN WASH.

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Fly to Dubai with Emirates for an Unbelievable Price!

Dubai has become an ideal destination for tourists everywhere, and since it’s only five hours away from Cairo, Emirates Airlines is offering Cairo residents the offer of a lifetime.

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New in Cinemas: What to Watch This Week

Halloween is a time to enjoy and cherish everything spooky - and movies are no exception.

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18 Inktober Illustrations by Egyptians That Will Take Your Breath Away

One of the many things that makes October great is #Inktober. The hashtag encourages artists from around the world to showcase their talents on social media platforms.

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UN to Meet in Sharm El Sheikh to Discuss Biodiversity Threats

From the 17th to the 29th of November, the UN Convention on Biological Diversity will be holding its fourteenth conference in Sharm El Sheikh.

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Starbucks Announces Highly Anticipated Seasonal Delights

Starbucks has just announced the launching of it’s highly anticipated seasonal products which will feature new beverages, treats, and products to be available for a limited time.

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Inscriptions Discovered in Minya Bring Us Closer to How the Pyramids Were Built

A British-French excavation team uncovered a technique used by ancient Egyptian builders during the reign of King Khufu that may have been used in building the pyramids of his era.

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First Ever Muslim Women Elected to US Congress

Many women also won seats including the very first Muslim women to become congresswomen.

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همس النجوم: مجموعة قصصية لنجيب محفوظ تنشر لأول مرة

أعلنت دار الساقى لنشر انها هتنشر مجموعة قصصية للأديب الراحل نجيب محفوظ لأول مرة تحت عنوان "همس النجوم" و دة بعد ما وجد الكاتب محمد شعير القصص بخط ايد محفوظ خلال رحلة بحثه فى أوراق مهمة.

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Spotify Finally Arrives in Egypt

On the 14th of November 2018, the world’s biggest and most popular music streaming service, Spotify, finally launched across the Middle East and North Africa.

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"The Angel" Reviewed: Missed opportunity in overly sentimental spy-thriller

Much controversy surrounded the release of The Angel on Netflix back in September. Safe to say that most, if not all, the controversy came from within Egypt.

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Ziad Rahbany and Souad Massi to Perform in Egypt

This November, Egyptians will get the chance to see Souad Massi and Ziad Rahbany perform across a number of venues in Cairo.

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40 per cent of Egypt’s Population Under Age of 18

New findings released by Egypt's Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics shed light on the scale of the country's youth bulge and the continuing prevalence of underage marriage.

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