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By Youssra el-SharkawyWhen do Egyptians bother to pick something up off the street? They do so when they find a piece of bread in the road, for example. They…
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By Ashraf Sadek The relationship between Egyptians and cats goes back many centuries to a time when Bastet – the cat goddess – was also viewed as the patron…
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By Ashraf SadekIf you want to know the time, go to the Maher Watch Shop in central Cairo. Like his peers, Maher wants to see a swift end to…
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By A'laa Koddous Allah Karim El-Domyati and Nesrina El-Badawy met and fell in love at college and Karim proposed to Nesrina although he was still a student, didn’t have…
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By A’laa Koddous AllahWhen Ahmed Farouq suggested to his friend Mohamed El Daqaq that they should display their old clothes for free to the poor, Daqaq welcomed the idea…
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By Maryam RaafatA squeal of pigs eating from puddles of darkened garbage rises, and the stifling stench of decaying fruit, exacerbated by the city’s dust-laden heat, pervades the air.…
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By Salwa Samir“An addict is an impolite and depraved person.” "Someone diagnosed with depression is an impious person.” “The schizophrenic is a maniac and a swindler.” Listed above are…
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By Ashraf Sadek On any cold or hot day, nothing tastes better than a glass of fresh sugarcane juice, which Egyptians and foreigners love because of its many health…
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By Salwa SamirThe awe-inspiring rococo interior of the 20th Century Aisha Fahmy Palace in Zamalek is the backdrop for an exhibition entitled “Treasures of Our Art Museums: Masterpieces of…
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By Maryam Raafat Having a tattoo made of the word ‘Mum’ was Shaimaa’s way to express her deep love for her mother who had passed away.But, turning over in…