‘Down with the classist society’: Mahienour El-Massry

A message from Mahienour El-Massry, written on 22 May 2014 from her detention cell in Damanhour Prison, started to circulate on social media on Friday. The… More....
SOMA Art School hosts ‘Aya Tarek’s Sprezzatura’
The Cairo-based SOMA Art School will host starting Sunday an exhibition by artist Aya Tarek named “Aya Tarek's Sprezzatura”. The exhibition will be open until 15 April. Sprezzatura is a term associated with an Italian art movement. Yet, the word dates back to the 15th…
Wust El-Balad’s latest album rocks Old Cairo at Darb 1718
In the vacant space of Darb 1718, spring’s cold breeze surrounded hundreds of loyal fans who passionately spent their afternoon waiting for one of their favourite bands, Wust El-Balad, to release its latest album, “Bantalony El-Jeans” (My Jeans Trousers). “Bantalony…
How did more than 100 foreign diplomats get expelled over one month?
At least 133 Russian diplomats in 22 countries were ordered to return to Moscow in March, amid a UK-led escalation against Russia over accusations of poisoning former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, earlier this month. On 14…
Historical female attempts to break presidential elections taboo   
Egyptian women were able to break political taboos throughout history to become empowered politically. They became members of parliaments, ministers (there are currently six female ministers in the cabinet), governors, and many other senior positions in the state, while the year…
Women who seek freedom from cultural constraints
Every young woman wants to achieve success in her personal and professional life, but the path to success can be tricky and navigating it requires being proactive in several aspects of one’s life. Even though the path to success is…
B Investments mulls expansion as it starts trading on EGX amid investors’ interest
B Investments is mulling an ambitious expansion plan in 2018, as it started trading on the Egyptian Exchange in a ceremony held on Thursday. The private offering of the company’s shares was oversubscribed by 100 local and international organisations, and…