Whilst preparations for the month long celebrations start weeks in advance. A sure sign that Ramadan has started is when the Mahya, a pattern of light bulbs hung high above the minarets of the main mo
Today is an end, as much as it is a beginning. Almost one year has gone in your life- what have you done? I didn’t know if you would see Ramadan again but now, it is on the horizon...
What does Ramadan mean to us? Has the time come for the self to take a rest from the hassle of everyday life to ponder on the blessings everywhere?...
But, as an Egyptian living abroad, I felt some sadness and regret for not being there. After all, I had not physically participated in the revolution. I had just joined our fellow Egyptians by praying
I felt attracted to guys when I was young. Maybe the feeling developed when I was 10 years old. At 14, I knew that I would not want to get married as I was not attracted to women. I thought of how I w
Egypt had waited 60 years to have a free presidential election, and the outcome in the last three days was amazing, to say the least. Long queues at polling stations, heated political discussions and
As the atmosphere got filled with energy, and millions of Egyptians got fired up, showning their enthusiasm to reshape the future of this country by voting for a new leader; who has vision and
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