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People keep telling me it is hilarious. Personally, I don’t think hitting a woman is okay. Ever. Physically assaulting anyone is unacceptable.
Charity is an integral part of Ramadan and many initiatives spring up leading up to and during the month long celebration. Drives to donate food to those in need to ensure they can break their fast with a proper meal, makeshift restaurants that serve Iftars for free pop up all over town and special events are organised all over the country to enable everyone to contribute freely and participate in this aspect of Ramadan. Over the course of this month we will continue to share with you some of these appeals for generosity.
200 publishers will represent their authors this year which promises the fair will be a much bigger event with a greater variety of books to choose from. The Ramadan Book Fair starts today and will run until the 22nd day of Ramadan..
The menu is written on a chalkboard in both English and Arabic which adds credibility to the restaurant’s attempt to offer traditional Egyptian food in a modern, deli-style environment.
Firstly, the rooftop breeze will hit your cracked desert skin almost instantaneously, as if you had suddenly been transported to crisp, cold, clear Switzerland. The heat? Gone. The humidity? Gone. The ever-present Cairo claustrophobia? Mostly gone.
Located in Korba, Heliopolis, Photopia is a photography hub that aims to create a space where anyone interested in or related to photography can find what he or she needs.
Strolling around the area it was hard to imagine that anyone who visited could resist leaving without buying at least one lantern and I succumbed to the temptation. The fawanees on display catered to all interests, tastes, uses and price catagories.
This year we hope to build on that success and to offer a wide variety of prizes for everyone that participates. We have more sponsors and big names supporting us and we will be announcing more prizes today and tomorrow.
The Daily News Egypt has decided to sort out the plight of bored people everywhere and presents you with a list of the hottest Cairo Ramadan tents.
Ramadan adds colour to Cairo, a city usually clad in the dirty brown-grey of sand and pollution.
Ramadan is upon us and many foreign first-timers are baffled by the changes they are seeing around them
25 activists released on Friday, still face charges
His legacy of torture a point of contention
There is hope for this group though, especially because they see themselves existing in a vacuum of the mostly comedy-less Cairo entertainment scene. It just takes more and more performances like the one on Monday before they become the real deal.
The restaurant is near Al-Azhar because the Uyghurs are the second largest population of Chinese Muslims. For years young religious Uyghur students have come to study at the Islamic university.
The event appeared in cyber space out of nothingness, a pop up Chef’s Table that materialized last Sunday at the Cellar Door in Maadi.
The festival spans over two evenings and features 10 minute performances by professionals, amateurs, individuals and groups. The artists are free to choose their style of performance, they are artistically free.
The artists have chosen a myriad of mediums such as sound, web art, photography and textiles. Each work of art is a personal exploration of the artist’s thoughts and emotions.
The effect was magical, lending an Oriental, almost transcendent feel to the regular drummer, guitarists and vocalists.
The tradition of giving a bag of food is an act of charity that can seem precarious to those new to the phenomenon, performing charity gracefully is not an easy feat when the recipient is in front of you.
As long as therapies are proven to be beneficial based on scientific evidence, I believe there is much that can be gained from offering both conventional or alternative treatments to patients.
“We used to change the entire collection every week, maximum,” he said, “but now it has all changed.”
The committee created by President Morsy to review cases of people tried in military courts promises ‘good news’ for families
Participants will neither rest nor sleep as they toil for three straight days to develop, and then upload a game onto the GameTaco site, where the games will then vie for dominance and prizes.
The Japan Foundation is currently hosting its Annual Film Festival, with movies showing at the Cairo Opera House until 14 July
It is one of millions and that is why we occasionally take for granted, that a beautiful and tranquil ride on the Nile is always just within reach of our fingertips.
The logical step was to let the NGS evolve into an online business where people can browse through the products and learn about their benefits, place their orders and receive them at their homes at their convenience.
For me, teaching the Mysore method is about empowerment of the person who practices. You become aware of your own body, you get over your self-consciousness and the practice is a form of mental hygiene.
My fears calmed when I heard the practice tunes coming from the stage and the beautiful sound of visiting artist, Eve Fleishman’s smoky voice singing Jazz.
The concert was good fun, the quality of the singing and performance was good and overall it was a nice way to spend a sultry Friday evening in town.