Omnia Farrag

Nelly Karim’s Soqout Horr; Between “Nakad” and Reality

Edited by Yara Alsayes    After the great success of Taht El-Sytara last year, Nelly Karim’s fans were expecting a lot from her series this year. As usual, she didn’t disappoint. Just like last year’s series, Suqout Horr sheds light on the suffering of a group of people that has been stigmatized by society. This,…

Egypt in Ramadan; Citizens Arrested for Not Fasting and Employees Fired for Not Praying!

Controversies about freedom of belief aren’t new to Egypt. In Egypt, the line between personal freedom and respecting others’ freedoms has always been blurred. We’ve been having increasingly intense debates since last Thursday about what defines personal liberty ever since news came out about a man who was fired for not praying, as well as news…

Mostafa Shaaban’s Sexism; Enough is Enough!

    Mostafa Shaaban had a few good years since ‘Aelat Al Hag Metwally; Al ‘Aar was a good show, for example. However, since then he has been performing almost the same character every year. Whether he plays a merchant, microbus driver, drug dealer or even a doctor, it is the same character of a…

She’s a Mannequin, She’s Wearing an Isdal, Still, she’s getting Groped!

Photo source: Anonymous   It’s her fault! Look at what she is wearing! Why did she go there? We usually hear those comments in response to almost every harassment incident we witness in a society which blames women for being sexually assaulted. Many people blame harassment victims arguing that they got harassed because they turn…

Egypt’s Alcohol in Ramadan Controversy Summed up in One Picture!

It is Ramadan. It is the time of the year when the country is flooded with episodes’ trailers, special decoration and expensive marketing campaigns of all types for food and drinks. Well, to be accurate, not all drinks are being advertised for, some of them actually get banned in Ramadan. Yes, we’re talking about alcohol.…

Arabic Type Challenge brings the Language into a New Light!

  Arabic Type Challenge project is a project targeting graphic artists and illustrators to share their unique visual expression of the Arabic alphabet and numbers. The project started since the beginning of June and it sets 3 days for each letter\number. Many artists uploaded their work on social media outlets and we are still watching…