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Arabesque: Downtown’s new nightspot

Arabesque: Downtown’s new nightspot

Although it's been in operation for more than 30 years, the recent purchase and renovations of Arabesque lounge-restaurant by Nabil…
Happy new year

Happy new year

The Al Masry Al Youm English Staff would like to wish readers a fabulous New Year! May 2010 bring you…
Lets countdown to 2010

Lets countdown to 2010

New Year's festivities are universally celebrated whether with feathers and masks, cocktails and confetti or firecrackers and songs. The world…
Russian sharks descend on Sharm el-Sheikh

Russian sharks descend on Sharm el-Sheikh

As you head from Sharm el-Sheikh’s airport towards the city center, right at the turn towards the luxuriant Naama bay,…
It is a girl

It is a girl

 Al-Masry Al-Youm congratulates our lifestyle editor Nevine El Shabrawy, her husband Ahmed Senna, and their daughter Laura, on the arrival…
Let’s sing for Christmas

Let’s sing for Christmas

What first springs to mind when hearing the word “carols” is, naturally, Christmas: snow, angels, shining stars, groups of singers…
The local bawab: Beyond the surface

The local bawab: Beyond the surface

Undeniably a force to be reckoned with in any local metropolis, the influence of the bawab (doorkeeper) can often extend…
Bulaq, or how to shop on a budget?

Bulaq, or how to shop on a budget?

One would imagine the tacky clothes displayed in the shop windows on Talaat Harb Street to be affordable, considering the…
Welcome to Christmas

Welcome to Christmas

A Christmas tree lighting ceremony was held yesterday evening at the Ramses Hilton ballroom. The ceremony started with children from…
Hijab-free Zones?

Hijab-free Zones?

Pundits and scholars don't seem to grow tired of discussing the increase in religiosity in Egypt over the past couple…
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