Category Archives: HOSTING

Egypt Sets Sights on Hosting 2036 Olympics

Egypt Sets Sights on Hosting 2036 Olympics Image Credit: The Olympic Games/Twitter Egypt could potentially become the first African and Arab country to host the Summer Olympic Games, in 2036, after successfully meeting the requirements to apply to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) The news was shared via a social media press release from… Read More »

Sounds of Joy: The Significance of ‘Zaghareet’ Amongst Egyptians

Sounds of Joy: The Significance of ‘Zaghareet’ Amongst Egyptians When words fall short to commemorate a happy occasion, happy tears fall down, and zaghrata echoes loudly through wedding halls and hospital rooms where babies are born. Zaghrata, also known as ululation, is a joyous, thrilling sound commonly used to express joy amongst Egyptians and… Read More »

Egypt’s Coptic Orphans Director Amplifies the Voice of Copts at UNGA

Egypt’s Coptic Orphans Director Amplifies the Voice of Copts at UNGA Nermien Riad, founder and executive director of Coptic Orphans Amplifying the voice of Egypt’s Coptic minorities on the global stage, Nermien Riad, founder and executive director of Coptic Orphans – an international Christian development organization –  was chosen to speak at the 77th… Read More »

Good vs. Evil: Are There Two North Coasts in Egypt?

Good vs. Evil: Are There Two North Coasts in Egypt? Photo credit: Mostafa Hosney To many Egyptians, summer means sahel. But what exactly does sahel mean? Scattered on Egypt’s northern coastline, the resorts and compounds that lie between the cities of Alexandria and Marsa Matrouh are referred to as sahel (Arabic for coast), and… Read More »

Egypt to Open Archaeological Sites for Free on World Tourism Day

Egypt to Open Archaeological Sites for Free on World Tourism Day Ahmed Issa | Photo Credit: Benok Istithmar Ahmed Issa, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, has made the executive decision to open “all archeological sites [for] free” on 27 September, 2022, in honor of World Tourism day, and Egyptology’s 200th anniversary as a science.… Read More »

Why Is It So Hard to Acknowledge Fathers’ Mental Health?

Why Is It So Hard to Acknowledge Fathers’ Mental Health? Courtesy: iStock It starts with detachment. Silent family dinners, prolonged absence, missed phone calls. Anxiously waiting for the doorbell to ring in the middle of the night. The sight of him sitting in the room alone in dim light, seemingly occupied with nothing at… Read More »

Egypt v Niger | International Friendly ⋆ NileSports.com

Egypt’s new coach Rui Vitoria will get to watch Egypt players in action for the first time when they host Niger in Alexandria in a friendly game on Friday. 14:00 ET | 20:00 Cairo Local Time Venue: Borg El Arab Stadium | Alexandria | Egypt The Portuguese was named as Egypt’s new boss in July,… Read More »

Legendary Actor Hesham Selim Passes Away Aged 64

Legendary Actor Hesham Selim Passes Away Aged 64 Renowned Egyptian actor Hesham Selim passed away, at the age of 64, on Thursday after a long battle with cancer. The funeral is expected to take place this afternoon at the Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Head of Egyptian Acting Professions Syndicate, Ashraf Zaki, announced the news on… Read More »