Yasmin El Beih

A Voice of the Diaspora

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 09:55 GMT

San Francisco-based, Ethiopian-born singer-songwriter Meklit Hadero oscillates between cultures and genres with a smoothness and fluency only a hybrid as distinctive as herself can manage to achieve.

Russian Tourism in Egypt: What’s Next?

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 - 10:10 GMT

Following the resumption of Russian flights to Egypt, experts weigh in on the prospects and challenges facing Egyptian tourism. Egypt also recently became the first African investor in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is expected to positively affect touris

The Longstanding Egypt-Russia Cultural Connection

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 - 01:11 GMT

From cinema to music, theater and literature, Egyptian culture takes much from the Russian tradition.

Finding their way to Umm El-Dunya

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 - 07:00 GMT

We speak to longtime Russian residents in the capital and on the coastline about why they chose to stay put when other expats left.

Make a Different kind of Difference this Ramadan

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 - 02:57 GMT

Ramadan is a time for doing good and giving back, but giving back doesn’t always have to be through the same old charitable forms.

Ramadan Fast on a Vegan Diet

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 - 03:59 GMT

When you’re following a plant-based diet, the pleasure most experience during times of reunion is elusive without the right recipes.

Shaarawi's 'The Harem Years' Highlights Life Under Strict Conventions

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 03:50 GMT

Huda Shaarawi’s memoirs reflect on living under strict conventions and her journey to transforming into a revolutionary feminist.