‘The Show Goes On’: Theatrical Performances Feature Stories of Women in Egypt

Series of theatrical performances shed lights on gender-themed issues in the Egyptian society as part of ‘The Show Goes On’ programme taking place at Cairo’s Falaki Theater from October 13 until October 22. The program presents three different plays titled Hal El-Dafayer – or Untangled, 45 and Hekayat Khat El Om – or Motherline. Untangled is a comedy, […]
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Climate Change Triggered Social Unrest in Ancient Egypt: Study

A new study published in the journal Nature Communications suggests that revolts and social unrest were triggered by volcanic eruptions in other parts of the world, brought about by climate change. The paper demonstrates that changes in climatic conditions and natural disasters in the global north likely impacted the Nile watershed by slowing down the river’s […]
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13 Egyptian Businesses Make Forbes’ Top List of Arab Startups

As many as 13 Egyptian startups made the Forbes list of the Arab world’s top 100 startups in 2017. The list, according to Forbes, comprises emerging entrepreneurial innovations that “championed the most innovative ideas and received the most external funding in the last year.” To make life a little bit easier, Egyptian Streets decided to break […]
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Not Just My Hijab: Stories from around the World

The following originally appeared on Kerning Cultures under the title ‘Not Just My Hijab’. Often the hijab is perceived as a static, monolithic thing. Whereas its representation and the stories of the women who choose to wear it are varied in background and complexity. At Kerning Cultures, we’re always interested in the in-between. In this special 2-part […]
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