Egypt's first two all-women's American Football teams make history on the field in Maadi and shed light on the opportunities for Egyptian women in sports. Yara shares the highs and lows of her racing career - from family car to rally car. Egypt, famous for camels, pyramids, and now, tattoos?! The second annual Cairo Tattoo Convention created quite a buzz in Maadi this November. The Cairo University Racing Team competes in the Formula Student competition. Egypt’s first potential astronaut, is one of 100 remaining candidates for 24 spaces on a one-way trip to Mars in 2026,and the only Egyptian.

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  • River Nile Dragon Boat Festival

    The 1st River Nile Dragon Boat Festival

    As the very first Dragon Boat Festival prepares to come to Cairo in October, explore the history, the culture, and the opportunity of this spectacular tradition.

     
  • Monasticism's Beginnings

    Editor-in-chief of the Arab West Report, Kees Hulsman, took a group of us on a trip to the pilgrimage sites of the fathers of monasticism on November 21. Our group comprised of 30 people from 11 nations who were Muslims and Christians, students, working men and women both young and old.

     
  • A Ticket to Mars

    Egypt’s first potential astronaut, is one of 100 remaining candidates for 24 spaces on a one-way trip to Mars in 2026,

     
  • Women and American Football in Egypt

    On May 13, 2016 Maadi was host to a historical first: the first women’s American football game in Egypt. The game was dubbed the ‘Clash of the Wild’. It was a meeting of the first two women’s teams in Egypt – the Pink Warriors and the SheWolves.

     

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