Bookmarks (324)

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    Calamity in Cairo: The Earthquake That Shook Egypt 30 Years Ago | Egyptian Streets

    Egypt is not known for high-risk earthquakes. When there is an earthquake, it often comes in...

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    Tawasol: a Comprehensive Approach Towards Community Development in Egypt | Egyptian Streets

    A spacious playground, a computer lab, a library, a 150-seat theater, and an art room, all...

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    King of the Mamlūks: Al-Zahir Baybars | Egyptian Streets

    Mornings are riper in Aleppo; vibrant with the afterglow of victory. Baybars basks in it, but...

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    The Tragic Ballad of Omar Khorshid: Egypt’s Electric Guitar Giant | Egyptian Streets

    Donning his signature velvet black suit, a dazzling smile from cheek to cheek, and slicked-back hair...

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    Egypt’s Vision to Increase Private Sector Investments to 65% in 3 Years | Egyptian Streets

    Egypt’s Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, outlined Egypt’s vision to increase private sector investments to 65 percent...

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    Egypt Plans Digital Process for Establishing Startups | Egyptian Streets

    President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly, and Minister of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT)...

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    Growing Up Abroad, El Leila El Kebeera Was My Window to Egyptian Culture | Egyptian Streets

    Throughout most of my childhood, my family and I traveled from one country to another. I...

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    The Unseen World of Egypt’s Siwi Berber | Egyptian Streets

    Isolated and idyllic, the Siwa Oasis sits spun with sand and stone. Its water is clear,...

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    Did Egypt’s Sphinx Really Close its Eyes? | Egyptian Streets

    In a strange turn of events, social media users have shared dubious footage of Egypt’s iconic...

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    Sindbad: The Children’s Magazine that Influenced Generations | Egyptian Streets

      From illustrated stories to riddles and one-frame ca​rtoons: Sindbad was a seminal children’s magazine, whose...

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    Sharm El Sheikh’s ‘Al Sahaba Mosque’ Blends Spirituality and Tourism | Egyptian Streets

    In the land of the Red Sea, where sheltered sandy beaches and clear water surround, and...

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    ‘Black Milk’ Book Review: On the Fragility and Darkness of Womanhood | Egyptian Streets

    Freedom needs space to move, French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir once observed. In the case of...

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    BREAKING: UAE’s President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Dies, Aged 73 | Egyptian Streets

    The United Arab Emirate’s President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed passed away on Friday, May 13 report...

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    How Changing the African Narrative Can Change the Region | Egyptian Streets

        If I were to ask you what is the first thing that comes to...

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    Fashion Struggles of Being a Plus-Sized Woman in Egypt | Egyptian Streets

    Attempting to lock in a soirée dress for her upcoming event, Omnia Medhat ventured into a...

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    In Photos: Egyptian Fishermen Casting Nets from Dusk until Dawn | Egyptian Streets

    Along the riverbanks of the Nile and the stretches of the many-colored seas, there are fishermen...

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    Mosque of Ibn Tūlūn: A Vision of Beauty | Egyptian Streets

    A monument of brilliant red brick and lace-like ornaments, the Mosque of Ibn Tūlūn is an...

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    5 Soldiers, 7 Terrorists Killed After Military Retaliation in Sinai | Egyptian Streets

    An officer and four soldiers were killed on 11 May after thwarting attacks by terrorist militia...

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    Palestinian Al-Jazeera Journalist Shireen Abu Akleh Shot Dead During Israeli Raid | Egyptian Streets

    Palestinian news correspondent Shireen Abu Akleh, 51, was killed by gunfire while reporting for Al Jazeera...

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    Men Who Blackmailed Egyptian Girl to Suicide Get 15 Years in Jail | Egyptian Streets

    Egypt’s Criminal Court in Tanta sentenced three men on Tuesday, 10 May to 15 years in...

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    Egypt’s Inflation Rises to 14.9% as Ukraine War Persists | Egyptian Streets

    According to Ahram Online, Egypt’s annual inflation rate surged to 14.9 percent in April, significantly higher...

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    10 Inspiring Lessons from Top Egyptian Entrepreneurs | Egyptian Streets

    In a challenging and sometimes disenchanting job market, ambitious young Egyptians are searching for promises of...

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    Marveling Through Moon Knight’s Genius Soundtrack | Egyptian Streets

    From Wegz to Abdel Halim Hafez: Disney +’s Moon Knight has impressed fans with its mystery-structured...

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    In Photos: The Spectacular Beauty of the Colored Canyon in Sinai | Egyptian Streets

    Although Sinai is known for its mesmerizing beaches and entertaining water activities in both Dahab and...

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    How Cheb Khaled’s Music Rose as a Force Against Racism and Cultural Homogenization | Egyptian Streets

    Less than five seconds after playing the song, the crowd loudly cheers and begins to repeatedly...

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    Victoria College: 5 Astounding Alumni From Egypt’s Elite School of the Past | Egyptian Streets

    During the British occupation of Egypt, to be colonial was to be elite: to receive colonial...

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    Hussein Bicar: The Man who Mastered Several Arts | Egyptian Streets

    A writer of stories and iconic poems, a painter of visuals and comics, a master of...

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    13 Boys Arrested for Harassing Tourists at Egypt’s Pyramids in Viral Video | Egyptian Streets

    Egyptian security forces arrested 13 boys on 7 May after a video of them harassing tourists...

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    BREAKING: 11 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Terrorist Attack Near Suez Canal | Egyptian Streets

    Egypt’s military spokesperson, Colonel Gharib Abdel Hafez, announced on Saturday, 7 May that an officer and...

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    Moon Knight’s Egyptian Superhero Spotlights Natural Curly Hair Representation | Egyptian Streets

    The debut of Marvel’s first primer Egyptian superhero sparked a conversation on social media on the...

  • Siege of Alexandria: A Battle That Defined Modern Egypt | Egyptian Streets

    Napoleon slams a hand down, rattling ink bottles and challenging the conviction of his lieutenants. Word...

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    How Egypt’s Most Expensive Top-Up Card Raised Millions | Egyptian Streets

    Late on the vibrant eve of Eid al-Fitr, Heba Rashed was faced with an interesting, albeit...

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    Egypt’s Parliament Considers Draft Law for Regulating Food Waste | Egyptian Streets

    Image Credit: Sada El Balad According to Egypt Today, Egypt’s House of Representatives is considering a...

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    Tales from the Past: The Hawara Pyramid and Egypt’s Long Lost Labyrinth | Egyptian Streets

    Near the Al-Fayyoum entrance are ancient findings that have been found and that are yet to...

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    The Ark Animal Care: Prioritizing Animal Welfare Over Profit in Egypt | Egyptian Streets

    Over the past few years, animal welfare has become a growing concern among Egyptians. Due to...

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    Who was Sawabe’ Zeinab Named After? | Egyptian Streets

    Eid comes with all forms of celebrations, new clothes, outings, gifts, and most importantly, delicious food....

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    Suez Canal Sees Record-High Revenues in April 2022 | Egyptian Streets

    Egypt’s Suez Canal recorded its highest monthly revenue in April 2022, reaping USD 629 million, with...

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    Slave-Soldiers to Sultans: Reign of the Mamlūks | Egyptian Streets

    Very few have not heard of them, for the Mamlūks are a daunting, elusive non-elite that...

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    From Kahk to Shalawlaw: 8 of Egypt’s Favorite Holiday Foods | Egyptian Streets

    Gathering together with family and friends for a holiday is rarely complete without food. Here are...

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    Carmen Weinstein: The “Iron Lady” of Egypt’s Jews | Egyptian Streets

      Courageous, tireless, and loyal was Carmen Weinstein, the former leader of Egypt’s dwindling Jewish community....

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    Egypt’s Public Prosecution Detains Two After Eight Children Killed in Beheira | Egyptian Streets

    The Egyptian Public Prosecution detained two men on Saturday, 30 April, one for unintentional murder and...

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    A Midsummer’s Dream: Kite-Flying in Egypt | Egyptian Streets

    A familiar friend to all Egyptians is the blue-tinted sky: on a breezy summer day, jolly...

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    UNRWA’s First Egyptian Digital Fundraising Campaign Gathers Funds for Gaza | Egyptian Streets

    With only a few days left of Ramadan, one can give back to Palestinian refugees in...

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    How Hustle Culture Ignores Time Poverty: Working Long Hours With No Choice | Egyptian Streets

      In a world where Elon Musk works 100 hours a week, an Uber driver works...

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    A Blend of Pop and Folk Cultures: Remembering Artist Chant Avedissian | Egyptian Streets

    In Chant Avedissian’s work, there are tales of Egypt’s glorious past and its iconic figures, taken...

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    From Egypt to Sri Lanka: Ahmed Orabi’s Ceylon Exile | Egyptian Streets

    Across a vast history dating back thousands of years, Egypt gave birth to fascinating minds and...

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    Egypt Partners with UAE’s Masdar for Green Hydrogen Projects, Moving Forward to Renewable Energy | Egyptian Streets

    Egypt’s Hassan Allam Utilities and the United Arab Emirates’ renewable energy company Masdar have signed two...

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    Strut Like an Egyptian: International Runways Meet Egyptian History | Egyptian Streets

    Egypt’s glamor knows no limits: on the runway, high-end couture meets ancient Egypt, where long capes...

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    Egyptian Archaeological Team Unearths Zeus Cassius Temple Remains | Egyptian Streets

    Millions of tourists flock to Egypt each year in order to marvel at remains from its...

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    Egyptian Swvl Acquires Turkish Subscription-based Transportation Service Volt Lines | Egyptian Streets

    Cairo-born shared transportation service provider Swvl has acquired Turkish transportation-as-a-service operator Volt Lines, further expanding its...