Bookmarks (389)

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    11 Years Later, I Recollect My Childhood Memories of the Egyptian Revolution | Egyptian Streets

    25 January, Eid El Shorta (Police Day), of 2011 fell on a Tuesday. I was sitting...

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    Book Review: Alaa Abdel Fattah’s Intimate Collection Carries Message of Compassion | Egyptian Streets

      “From my mother, I inherited a stone cake, and, from my father, a prison cell.”...

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    In Photos: The Remembrance of Art and Revolution | Egyptian Streets

    On the 11th anniversary of Egypt’s January 25 revolution, emotional tides that are often buried with...

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    Perusing Books Amidst a Pandemic: the Cairo Book Fair to Offer Vaccinations for Attendees | Egyptian Streets

    One of Egypt’s most popular attractions, the Cairo book fair, is returning this year with management...

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    Woven Storytelling: Coptic Tapestries | Egyptian Streets

    Egypt’s earliest memories were printed on papyrus, and its more modern ones, woven into tapestry. Tapestry-making...

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    3 Ways Egypt’s World Youth Forum Can Truly Empower Youth | Egyptian Streets

    Big changes start with small beginnings. Greta Thunberg gained the world’s attention when she first turned...

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    Surge in Egyptian Expat Remittances Offer Signs of Economic Stability | Egyptian Streets

    The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on 20 January that remittances coming from Egyptians working...

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    ‘We’ve Been Strategic Partners for the Last 40 Years’: Interview with US Ambassador to Egypt | Egyptian Streets

    On the sidelines of the fourth edition of the World Youth Forum (WYF), Egyptian Streets caught...

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    ‘Perfect Strangers’ Sparks Viral Controversy Among Egyptian Audiences | Egyptian Streets

    Controversy erupted on social media following the release of Netflix’s first Arabic original film ‘Ashab wala...

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    Perfect Strangers: Netflix’s Bold First Arabic Original Sets the Stage for More Representation | Egyptian Streets

    Very few things are as vulnerable as the things we keep on our phones. Fearful of...

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    Review: Paris’ Little Mint Green Pâtisserie Lands in Egypt | Egyptian Streets

    Born and bred French pâtisserie, Ladurée, has arrived in Egypt’s Arkan Plaza in El Sheikh Zayed...

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    President Sisi Orders Bonuses for Teachers, Medical Interns and Public Sector Employees | Egyptian Streets

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi announced that Egypt is raising the minimum wage to EGP...

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    Israeli Forces Demolish the Salhiya Family Home in Sheikh Jarrah | Egyptian Streets

    A year after the Sheikh Jarrah events gripped public attention, its residents are still experiencing threats...

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    Egyptian Researcher Wins Award for Best Cancer Research in Germany | Egyptian Streets

    German University in Cairo alumna, Faculty of Pharmacy & Biotechnology, Egyptian researcher Sara Hegy Ahmed, was...

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    Felucca Culture: Egypt’s Sailing Legacy | Egyptian Streets

    There is no Nile horizon in Egypt undotted by felucca: light and swift sailboats, used in...

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    Cairo’s International Book Fair Returns for its 53rd Edition | Egyptian Streets

    The 53rd edition of Cairo’s International Book Fair will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly...

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    45 Years On: Remembering the Egyptian Bread Intifada | Egyptian Streets

    Bread has a long and arduous history of being the trigger for uprisings and revolutions across...

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    Sawsan Badr to Recieve Award at 6th Aswan International Women Film Festival | Egyptian Streets

    The Aswan International Women Film Festival (AIWFF) announced artist Sawsan Badr as the recipient of the...

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    Activist Marwa Kenawy Petitions Against Pardoning of her Son’s Convicted Killers | Egyptian Streets

    Political activist and mother of Youssef Sameh Al-Arabi, Marwa Kenawy, announced through her Facebook page that...

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    5 Hearty Soup Recipes to Help with the Egyptian Indoor Chill | Egyptian Streets

    Egyptians like to say that the cold in Egypt “goes all the way into your bones,”...

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    Why This Egyptian Life Coach Wants to Emphasize Personal Development in Our Culture | Egyptian Streets

    There is a famous metaphor, of lobsters, used by Israeli-American Hasidic rabbi and psychiatrist, Dr. Abraham...

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    South Korea’s President to visit Egypt for the First Time in 16 Years | Egyptian Streets

    South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in will arrive in Cairo for the first visit of a South...

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    At 12 Years Old, Egyptian-American Sawsan Ahmed Graduates University | Egyptian Streets

    At only 12 years old, Egyptian-American Sawsan Ahmed earned an associate degree with a concentration in...

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    Is Couple Therapy in Egypt Contributing to Reducing Marital Conflicts? | Egyptian Streets

    Social media, globalization, lack of mental health support, and even the recent COVID-19 pandemic, have all...

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    The Cairo Palace of Arts Hosts the 32nd Youth Salon | Egyptian Streets

    The 32nd Youth Salon, taking place at the Palace of Arts at the Cairo Opera House...

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    ‘Nour’ Journal by Arab Women Writers Digitalized for the Public | Egyptian Streets

    Nour, a quarterly review of books by and about Arab women published from 1994 to 2004,...

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    Egypt’s Controversial Revolutionaries | Egyptian Streets

    Egypt is no stranger to unrest – rather, it seems to embrace the instability with enough...

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    AFCON 2022: Dazzling Past and Shaky Present of Egypt’s Favourite Tournament | Egyptian Streets

    After a series of underwhelming early matches in this year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), Egypt...

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    Prominent Public Figures Wael al-Ibrashi and Tahany el-Gebaly Pass Away Due to COVID-19 | Egyptian Streets

    After COVID-19 heath complications, Egyptian media icon Wael al-Ibrashi passed away on Sunday, 10 January 2022....

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    Film My Design Festival Returns for Its 2nd Edition in January 2022 | Egyptian Streets

    The second edition of the avidly-awaited Film My Design (FMD) film festival has been scheduled to...

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    Gravediggers: Symbology of Egypt’s Jackal | Egyptian Streets

    Small in size, dog-like in only appearance: Egypt’s prized scavenger is a staple of many histories...

  • Egyptian Media CEO Detained for ‘Assaulting Orphan Girls’ | Egyptian Streets

    Egyptian media and business CEO Mohamed Al-Amin was detained on Friday, 7 January, after being accused...

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    From Egypt to the American Dream: How Laila Pence Defied All Odds | Egyptian Streets

    It’s 1967, and Laila Pence is shelled out of her home by warfare. She’d had “every...

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    A Guide: Recognizing and Alleviating Anxiety | Egyptian Streets

    It is easy to see the buzz expressions “mental health” and “ways to cope with stress/anxiety”...

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    Netflix Releases Teaser for Popular Egyptian Dramedy “Finding Ola” | Egyptian Streets

    Netflix released on Wednesday, January 5, the official teaser for Tunisian actress Hend Sabry’s new six-episode...

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    Two Arrested for Blackmailing Egyptian Girl Who Died by Suicide | Egyptian Streets

    Prosecution in Egypt’s Gharbiya governorate detained two men Tuesday 4 January, after allegations of blackmailing a...

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    Young Egyptian Girl Dies by Suicide After Being Blackmailed With Fake Images | Egyptian Streets

    The story of 17-year-old Basant Khaled from Kafr El Zayat village in Egypt’s Gharbia governorate, who...

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    Women Writers in the Middle East Who Published Under Anonymous Names | Egyptian Streets

    As someone who aspired to become a writer from a very young age, I’ve always pondered...

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    Ataba Square: Cairo’s Famed Historical and Cultural Hub | Egyptian Streets

    In the heart of Cairo’s crowded streets lies Ataba Square, a space of various essences in...

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    National Museum of Egyptian Civilization to Host Egypt’s First Ever “World Art Forum” | Egyptian Streets

    In January 2022, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is scheduled to host the largest international...

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    In Photos: Vintage Archive of Egypt’s Golden Age | Egyptian Streets

    “El zaman el gameel” (the beautiful time) or Egypt’s Golden Age: This is how we often...

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    Egypt’s History of Burning Incense | Egyptian Streets

    It’s Friday: an Egyptian home is with ripe sunlight, the morning catching on furniture and slanting...

  • Citroen Ad Slammed in Egypt for ‘Promoting Sexual Harassment’ | Egyptian Streets

    An advertisement by French automobile brand Citroen has attracted criticism for its apparent promotion of sexual...

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    Behind the Name of Six Cairo’s Districts | Egyptian Streets

    Over the centuries, Egypt has been home to many cultures and many civilizations, has housed religions...

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    Cultivating a Culture of Curiosity: Egypt’s Growing Podcast Market | Egyptian Streets

      It often feels like we are living in an era held together by curiosity. In...

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    Egypt Announces First-Ever Insurance Coverage for Egyptians Abroad | Egyptian Streets

    Minister of Emigration and Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram announced Egypt’s first-ever international insurance policy in a...

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    Coptic Church Launches Nation-Wide Tree-Planting Initiative | Egyptian Streets

    The Coptic Orthodox Church announced a tree-planting competition on Saturday 25 December, as an initiative to...

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    Reforming Egypt’s Subsidy System? Assistant Minister Affirms That No Decision Has Yet Been Taken | Egyptian Streets

    Ibrahim Ashmawi, First Assistant Minister of Supply and Head of the Internal Trade Development Authority, said...

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    ‘Escaping the Egyptian Narcissist’: A Critical Book Review | Egyptian Streets

    During the pandemic, catapulted by a general ennui and reminders that I was somehow thrown into...

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    Egyptians Share Their Worst Breakup Stories | Egyptian Streets

    Ending a relationship can bring a heavy emotional backpack. Often, it is not so much about...