According to Outa Hamra, clowns can deliver more than laughter
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Shehab Kasseb is one of the aspiring talents trying to make their way to singing fame in the Street to Stage competition
During the curfew, Egyptians storm social media websites and hilarity ensues
Enjoy Ramadan in one of the many khaimas in Cairo
Delve into the syrupy world of Eastern desserts
Cairo hotel offers a huge buffet with a variety of options for those who are in need of more iftar choices
The evening Tarawih prayers are an essential part of Ramadan
Zeinab Chahine offers funky and creative designs that are light on the wallet
Creative cakes, cupcakes and Ramadan desserts with a twist at Devour Cupcakes
An old Ramadan tradition that persists despite the changing times
A young Egyptian fashion designer offers practical and sophisticated products
Legitimacy and traffic terror Mamdouh Al-Sheikh Al-Watan Newspaper Columnist Mamdouh Al-Sheikh recalls the traffic mayhem last Friday, when the Muslim Brotherhood protesters took to the streets and blocked several streets around Cairo and Giza. He mentions that the effects were not felt by any state apparatus or leader, but by the regular citizen. He explains …
Walls of Freedom, an upcoming book co-edited by Basma Hamdy and Don Karl, documents the rise of graffiti as a prominent platform for expression during the recent period in Egypt. The Daily News Egypt spoke to Hamdy about her work that chronicles this ever-changing art form, and the many projects and initiatives inspired by Egyptian …
New book highlights the use of graffiti as a weapon for resistance and how art can affect a nation
The sweet fruit might seem small, but it has many beneficial properties
The fanous has always been an Egyptian aspect of Ramadan
Take the opportunity to build up your fitness and detox during the month-long fast
This year’s line up is filled with awe-inspiring and stomach-turning series.
On Sunday, thousands took to the streets to reaffirm the strength of public legitimacy, peacefully marching from all squares across the capital towards Tahrir Square, the presidential palace and Al-Qubba Palace. The Tamarod campaign, which has been organising the marches, suddenly removed a couple of marches from the liston Saturday night, mainly those from middle …
Fahmy Howeidy Between militarisation and civil war Al-Shorouk newspaper Columnist Fahmy Howeidy writes on the events that took place on the morning of Monday 8 July. He begins by saying that he considered the two main challenges of Mohamed Morsi’s ousted government were the stabilisation of security and reviving the economy. “However, after the coup …
The march from the Ministry of Culture to Tahrir was of a more political nature
Residents of the surrounding areas of the Rabaa sit-in are unable to go about their daily lives
Despite the current events, Ramadan is imminent and we wondered how the preparations for the holy month are going.
Protest will continue until a new minister is appointed and controversial decisions are reversed.
Ahdaf Soueif On the people, and the army Al-Shorouk Newspaper Author AhdafSoueif begins her article: “The people celebrated the Armed Forces statement, and before the statement, on Sunday night, people chanted ‘Come down Sisi, Morsi is not my president’. When the military helicopters flew over protesters before the presidential palace, it was a block of …
The green laser phenomenon has given the latest protests an alien quality
Sad Panda is sad and provides a unique kind of street art.
affordable pasta place offers good food and quick delivery
As I write this article, 30 June has just begun: people are waving Egyptian flags and happily going about their day, Tahrir square is filled to the brim hours before marches are scheduled to begin, and El-Merghany street leading up to the presidential palace is already closed off. On my way to work, I noticed …
One columnist reviews Morsi speech, while the other explains why a rebellion is different from a revolution. Suleiman Shafiq It is time for the Muslim Brotherhood to leave Al-Watan Newspaper Columnist Suleiman Shafiq begins his article with an experience he had on the night of President Mohamed Morsi’s latest speech. “Morsi ended his speech. I …