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Comedians fumble, but entertain

There is hope for this group though, especially because they see themselves existing in a vacuum of the mostly comedy-less Cairo entertainment scene. It just takes more and more performances like the one on Monday before they become the real deal.

Connor Molloy

A real Chinese restaurant in Cairo

The restaurant is near Al-Azhar because the Uyghurs are the second largest population of Chinese Muslims. For years young religious Uyghur students have come to study at the Islamic university.

Connor Molloy

Annual Mime Festival in El Sawy

The festival spans over two evenings and features 10 minute performances by professionals, amateurs, individuals and groups. The artists are free to choose their style of performance, they are artistically free.

Adel Heine

The culture of charity: Ramadan bags

The tradition of giving a bag of food is an act of charity that can seem precarious to those new to the phenomenon, performing charity gracefully is not an easy feat when the recipient is in front of you.

Adel Heine

A different approach to healthcare

As long as therapies are proven to be beneficial based on scientific evidence, I believe there is much that can be gained from offering both conventional or alternative treatments to patients.

Adel Heine

The Gaming Hackathon starts in Cairo

Participants will neither rest nor sleep as they toil for three straight days to develop, and then upload a game onto the GameTaco site, where the games will then vie for dominance and prizes.

Ahmed Khalifa

Treasure in plain sight

It is one of millions and that is why we occasionally take for granted, that a beautiful and tranquil ride on the Nile is always just within reach of our fingertips.

Ahmed Khalifa

Healthy food for online shoppers

The logical step was to let the NGS evolve into an online business where people can browse through the products and learn about their benefits, place their orders and receive them at their homes at their convenience.

Adel Heine

Ashtanga yoga in Cairo

For me, teaching the Mysore method is about empowerment of the person who practices. You become aware of your own body, you get over your self-consciousness and the practice is a form of mental hygiene.

Adel Heine

Standing out

I had forgotten one of the things that has always made me love living here. That very thing that I have often received and always evoked surprised gratitude and humility.

Adel Heine

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie looks on under the group's logo during his first press conference in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

The unseen hand

He is described as the unseen hand of an incredibly hierarchal and rigid organization. The Muslim Brotherhood’s General Masul, the General Guide, Mohamed Badie is a man in the shadows, who some believe will have the last word.

Maryam Ishani

Creative courses at Mesaحa

A good example of this vision can be found in the music courses on offer at Mesaحa; you can learn how to play oriental instruments like the Nay and Oud as well as piano and modern drums.

Hend Kortam

Cruising in Cairo

Cruising presents the opportunity to unwind after a long work week. For Sayeed, it means more: this time with friends represents one of the few choices that exist in his life, and indeed, one of the only avenues of self- expression available to him.

Daily News Egypt