Results: "Egypt"

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mocking Celebrities in Charity Campaigns: Have Egyptians Crossed a Line?

In this specific ad, Lamis El Hadidy was mocked on social media platforms. Brutal memes of her playing with the kids were shared, and several harsh comments were left, talking about “how unattractive she is to be in such ad” or “how she is a hypocrite because of her political views and that she shouldn’t be in the ad” and many more.

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5 Major Turning Points in the History of Egyptian Cinema

Starting from the late 19th century with astonishing-at-the-time continuous frames of still pictures, passing by the era of silent movies and reaching the time of non-silent black and white movies that lasted until colored films saw the light of day, another development phase was set to start.

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Drug Pricing & Availability in Egypt: What You Need to Know

After the flotation of the Egyptian Pound, many businesses and industries experienced a variety of challenges. But when it comes to the pharmaceutical industry, one main issue that came up and directly affected patients of all classes was the surge in prices of medications, as well as a noticeable shortage in medication availability.

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How Frank Underwood & Fifi Abdou Showed Me The Problem With Egyptians

Maybe one day our educational system will stop teaching our children mindless dribble about how “the Egyptian child is the smartest child in the world” and perhaps teach them how to live and let live and how to grow to become a generation not tainted by its predecessors’ mistakes.

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The Best 7 Duos in the History of Egyptian Cinema

Traveling back in time, this list could help you dig deeper into these selections and tell you more about the Egyptian audience’s preferences.

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Welcome, DONNY: Egypt's Newest Men's Swimwear Line

A group of young, Egyptian entrepreneurs decided to cement their creativity in the Egyptian fashion industry while simultaneously helping the economy by launching the newest local men’s swimwear line!

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Artkhana Sheds Light on Egypt's Underground Bands

Some unfamiliar tunes, new rhythms and good food -that was the spirit at Artkhana's event on Friday! Six underground bands gathered up to show off their talents and entertain the audience with their originals and covers.

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EgyptAir Announces Weekly Flights to North Coast

As of this weekend, EgyptAir will begin sending off flights to the North Coast in an attempt to boost internal tourism, according to CairoScene.

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Amr Diab: An Egyptian Icon's Fashion Journey

He always starts a new trend with every album, and it is not just about the clothes; he also creates new hairstyles and accessories that guys always fall in love with.

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What does the Future hold for Egypt's Poor?

What reasons could we possible link poverty to and what are the chances that poverty will decrease in the coming years?

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Remembering Chahine: The Godfather of Egyptian Cinema

They called him the Brilliant, the Madman, the International, the Prof and the Dictator, but they all agreed that he is a pioneer in his field, that his contribution to Egyptian cinematography is undeniable.

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Al Floks: The Egyptian FloksWagen You Won't Resist

As you enter the van’s vicinity, you’re greeted with the mouthwatering smell of homemade food, the sound of good music and a whole lot of positive vibes.

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7 Egyptian Fashion Brands You Need to Follow Now

The Egyptian fashion scene is evolving into a new shape and form, offering consumers a variety of high end, luxurious and chic products.

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The Egyptian Remix of Despacito is now out!

Summer hit, 'Despacito' is now out in an Arabic cover with an oriental mix and it's the hit of the week!

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Six Delicious Types of Pizza Served in Egypt

Today we are on a journey of new layers and fresh crusts as we explore the different types of pizzas served all around Egypt.

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The Medal That Shines Over Egypt: Farida Osman

The young athlete believes her latest medal is her greatest achievement yet, taking “pride and honor” in winning Egypt’s first swimming championship medal.

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The Five Most Mouthwatering Cheesecakes in Egypt

Thank God for the ancient Greeks. Why? Because they created cheesecake!

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Egypt Vs Uganda: One of Egypt’s Worst Performances

However, with the team’s performance today, it falls as no surprise on all Egyptians that we lose.

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Five Most Underrated Majors in Egypt

When the moment comes for teenagers to decide which academic path they want to pursue, it is one of the most confusing and challenging moments in their lives.

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See the Sunny Side of Egypt with Noorat’s Notebooks

This is why her favorite aspect of the process is going out to photograph people who might end up on the covers of her notebooks.

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8 Foreign Films Influenced By Egyptian Productions

Adapting the stories of foreign movies into local productions has been an ongoing tradition in international cinema since the establishment of the industry.

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Discover Egypt's Red Sea gem Marsa Alam

Still undecided about where to go next? We've got it covered for you. Splendid beaches and stunning marine life awaits you!

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Egyptian Son Beats 81-Year-Old Mother To Death After Wife Complains About Her

Initially, the son and his wife tried to flee when they found out about Mahfouz's death.

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8 American Comedies Egyptians Can Totally Relate To

Despite the cultural differences between the two nations, the content of American comedies has shown some characteristics that repeatedly pop up in every Egyptian’s daily routine.

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The Stigma of Being Plus Size in the Egyptian Society

So I started my research again. This time I asked, “When am I considered plus size?

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Egypt Vs. Congo: The Bigger Picture

Since Egypt’s historic win over Congo last week during the 2018 World Cup qualifiers, a widespread sentiment of euphoria engulfed the country. Seeing the importance of football in Egyptians’ lives, qualifying to the World Cup, after an absence of 28 years, is an event that was expected to deeply affect the society.

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Once a dream, now a reality: Egypt hosts an impressive opening ceremony of the world congress of International Federation of Business and Professional Women

The opening ceremony was attended by Ameenah Gharib, President of Mauritius Republic, ministers, ambassadors, Members BPW and some of the most influential women in Egypt and the world.

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Ezzaha: Reengineering Egyptian Food

Whether you need a quick snack or a fun lunch with your parents, they’ve got you covered.

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5 Founders of Egyptian Startups Reveal Their Secrets to Success

Startups are considered risky business because there’s always a chance they might fail.

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Break The Silence Egypt x Qahwa Talks: Volume I: Bulimia

"A slave to my bathroom sink."

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Atheism in Egypt: A Community in Hiding

Atheists all around the country are finding it difficult to talk about their beliefs with others, even their own family members.

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5 Winter Destinations in Egypt

There are plenty of places to visit in Egypt during your winter holidays that you really don’t need to leave the country to have a great time.

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5 Reasons Why Everyone Falls in Love with Egyptians!

The simple way of living, the streets that never sleep, the authenticity of its people and the heart-warming gatherings are all expressed in these five elements that make Egypt the wonder that it is.

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Mohamed Salah, Shadya and More: Google Reveals Egypt’s Internet Searches in 2017

The data was compiled after aggregating the entirety of the year’s searches and removing spam and repetitive queries.

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6 Important Highlights that Happened in Egypt in 2017

2017 was quite eventful for Egypt; it shed light on new horizons and new beginnings that people would not have believed possible.

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“Dad Buys Toys, But Mom Does Everything”: Egypt’s Triumphant Female Breadwinners Tell Their Stories

The United Nations has described the case of Egypt as the highest increasing percentage of female breadwinners in the world. While a variety of reasons come into play as to why this phenomenon is increasing so rapidly, women’s education is seen as a major catalyst.

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Let’s Care and Share: Egyptian Women’s New Online Haven

Throughout the last months, women around Egypt have been expressing their content with the group.

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Dear Egyptian Mothers, the Fate of the Country’s Future Men is in Your Hands

Naturally, this change raises a question: who’s supposed to care for the home and children now?

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The Grievances of Egypt’s Sister State: Syrian Refugees in Egypt

2011, the year of the Arab Spring, caused the region to witness its fair share of both sorrows and victories.

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New Documentary Sheds Light on Anti-Harassment Ad Campaign in Egypt

The content of the film is now more relevant than ever with the emergence of the global #MeToo hashtag about sexual harassment.

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For a Better Egypt: My Trip to Fayoum

As we drove through Fayoum, we saw a simple life: boys on donkeys, farmers plowing through fields, and women washing their clothes and dishes in a pond.

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Dear Egyptians, What Happened to Common Courtesy?

Their attitudes were those of a couple of five year olds though.

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New Priestess Tomb Discovered in Egypt

Hetpet was part of a group of priests and priestesses that served Hathor, the goddess of fertility, music and dance.

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The Egyptian King: Mo Salah

Salah's brilliant performance –especially his second goal– has attracted discussions and great commentary by renowned players. Jamie Carragher, a Liverpool legend, was quoted saying: “The only man who can score that goal is Lionel Messi. If you think of Messi and the types of goals he scores, that's what he does in tight areas, dinking the keeper.”

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IMF Director Predicts No Additional Taxes in Egypt in 2018

IMF Director for the Middle East and Central Asia Department, Mr. Jihad Azour, predicts that no additional taxes will be implemented in Egypt in 2018. He claims that the monetary policy currently executed by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) is keeping inflation levels low.

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5 Must-Visit Museums That Will Make You Proud You’re Egyptian

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

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In Search of the Modern Egyptian Identity

An attempt at understanding what the modern Egyptian looks like.

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Brick by Brick: The Egyptian Fascination with Compounds

With compounds popping up everywhere, how is this going to affect society?

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What Egypt’s Animal Rescue Organizations Want You to Know

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

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6 Challenges of Being a Vegetarian in Egypt

Being Vegetarian in a meat eating society has its challenges

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Easter in Egypt

Understand the difference between Easter and Sham El Neseem

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Sea Salt Bakery & Café: A Glimmer of Hope for Egyptians With Celiac Disease

A look at one of the few places in Cairo that caters mainly to vegans

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Urban Fight Night: Promoting Egypt’s Fighters

One of the most exciting nights in contact sports in Egypt is back for a third time

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5 Egyptian Companies Taking Eco-Friendliness to a Whole New Level

Going green has become a necessity with the increase pollution we are creating as a species. These are 5 start-ups in Egypt that are going to make that easier for you

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CIRCAC: AUC Students Revamp The Egyptian Circus

A group of AUC Integrated Marketing and Communication students have decided to take on the circus for their graduation project. Here's what they have in-stored for the withering cultural entity.

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The Egyptian King: Mohamed Salah’s Rise in Football

Recently named player of the year Mohamad Salah has had a accomplished journey towards the recognition of his talent.

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One Four Five: Raising the Bar for Musicians in Egypt

If you're into blues and rock and roll then The One Four Five have you covered

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Visions Cairo Short Film Festival: A Glimpse into the Future of Egyptian Filmmaking

We attended one night of Visions Cairo Short Film Festival and the future of Egyptian cinema looks promising

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Khaled Anwar: Meet Egypt’s Up and Coming TV Star

A conversation with Khaled Anwar, Egypt's newest acting sensation

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Losing Face: Weddings in Egypt

The problems with wedding culture in Egypt

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5 Underground Egyptian Bands You Need to Check Out

5 band to look out for if you want to see some incredible performances

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The Demise of Egyptian Television

Egyptian television has gotten to an abysmal state, here's why!

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7 Places That Show Independent Movies in Egypt

There are many small budget movies that come out every year, so check out these seven places in Egypt if you’d like to expand your horizons!

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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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Footloose Egypt: A Little Too Loose?

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

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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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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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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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