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Shounaz Meky
Shounaz Meky

Shounaz Meky is a journalist at Al Arabiya News.

COLUMNISTS
Shounaz Meky
Shounaz Meky

Shounaz Meky is a journalist at Al Arabiya News.

RECENTLY PUBLISHED

Umrah and Hajj explained: Your simple guide to Islam’s pilgrimages

Thursday, 27 February 2020

Umrah is an Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca that can be made year-round. Mu’tamars, or pilgrims, ...

Worn by Beyonce and Egypt’s First Lady, these ‘Okhtein’ bags are one to watch

Saturday, 09 December 2017

Mounaz and Aya Abdel Raoul who founded luxury brand Okhtein, Arabic for “two sisters,” ...

Quenching the soul: Drinking from Mecca’s Zamzam well

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Around 50 meters from the Ka’bah, Islam’s holiest site, lies the “Well of ...

Ready to get a lil messy? ‘Egyptian Kahk’ is your best way to celebrate Eid

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Even as Ramadan comes to an end, the Egyptian dessert fiesta is yet to be over!On the occasion of ...

Huge fire erupts at Giza Zoo, a popular Eid destination in Cairo

Sunday, 25 June 2017

Flames erupted inside the Giza Zoo in the early hours of Sunday after a wooden booth inside the ...

Ramadan profiles: Ali Ibn Abi Talib, a symbol of justice

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

During the month of Ramadan, Al Arabiya English is publishing a series of profiles on prominent ...

Ramadan profiles: Khalid ibn al-Walid, the fearless warrior

Monday, 19 June 2017

During the month of Ramadan, Al Arabiya English is publishing a series of profiles on prominent ...

Ramadan profiles: How the Virgin Mary is honored in the Quran

Saturday, 17 June 2017

During the month of Ramadan, Al Arabiya English is publishing a series of profiles on prominent ...

Ramadan profiles: Fatima Az-Zahra, a life of strength, struggle and virtue

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

During the month of Ramadan, Al Arabiya English is publishing a series of profiles on prominent ...

‘Avocado Kunafa’ is Egypt’s latest take on the Ramadan dessert

Tuesday, 06 June 2017

After mango, chocolate and red velvet became essential flavors for Kunafa in Egypt, a local bakery ...

Ramadan profiles: Saffiya Bint Huyyay, Prophet Mohammed’s Jewish wife

Monday, 05 June 2017

During the month of Ramadan, Al Arabiya English is publishing a series of profiles on prominent ...

Ramadan profiles: Khadijah bint Khuwaylid, love of Prophet Mohammed’s life

Saturday, 03 June 2017

During the month of Ramadan, Al Arabiya English is publishing a series of profiles on prominent ...

Ramadan profiles: Islam’s all-time symbol of leadership Omar bin al-Khattab

Thursday, 01 June 2017

During the month of Ramadan, Al Arabiya English is publishing a series of profiles on prominent ...

Has this Egyptian Ramadan TV series ‘ruined’ the reputation of air hostesses?

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

An Egyptian TV drama on the lives of flight attendants sparked controversy after viewers claimed it ...

Ramadan profiles: Abu Bakr As-Siddiq, the Prophet’s closest companion

Saturday, 27 May 2017

During the month of Ramadan, Al Arabiya English is publishing a series of profiles on prominent ...

Mystery shrouds death of Polish girl in Egypt

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Egyptian authorities have finally broken their silence over the mysterious death of Magdalena Zuk, a ...

‘Split’ the difference: Egypt TV series appears to copy Hollywood film poster

Monday, 08 May 2017

The poster of a new Egyptian series starring actress Yasmine Abdel Aziz got a slow clap as fans ...

Prison-themed cafe in Egypt for those who dare to commit a ‘food crime’

Tuesday, 02 May 2017

Have you ever eaten inside a prison? A newly opened jail-like cafe in Cairo could allow you to have ...

Slain Egyptian officer shared touching Facebook post an hour before death

Tuesday, 02 May 2017

Just an hour before he was shot and killed Monday evening, an Egyptian police officer posted an ...

A look back at the liberation of Sinai as Egypt marks its 35th anniversary

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Tuesday marks the 35th anniversary of the Liberation of Sinai – the day the Israeli’s ...

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