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Google Honors the Memory of Egyptian Painter and Feminist Inji Aflatoun

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Inji Aflatoun is one of Egypt’s well-known painters and a leading feminist, and today Google honored what would have been her 95th birthday, with a Doodle dedicated to her.

The doodle shows Aflatoun with her canvas of surrealist and cubist paintings, the ones that made critics call her “pioneer of modern Egyptian art,” according to Google’s description of the creative talent.

Aflatoun was born in Cairo in 1924 to a Muslim family that she previously described as “semi-feudal and bourgeois” — her father, Hazzan, was an entomologist and her mother Salha was a French-trained dress-designer who served in the women’s committee of the Egyptian Red Crescent Society.

She was mentored by Kamel Al-Timisani, who introduced Aflatoun to surrealist and cubist aesthetics.

Aflatoun was also driven by her feminist side, that made her join Iskra in 1942, which used to be a Communist youth party, she later became a founding member of the League of University and Institutes’ Young Women in 1945, and she successfully represented the league during the same year at the first conference of Women’s International Democratic Federation in Paris.

Aflatoun passed away on April 17, 1989, one day after celebrating her 65th birthday. Leaving behind her, a great legacy and a name that shall be remembered forever.

In her memory, we would like to highlight some of her famous painting.

Prisoners, 1957, oil on canvas by Inji Aflatoun.

Martyrs Procession, oil on canvas by Inji Aflatoun.

Soldier (Fedayeen), 1970, oil on canvas on wood by Inji Aflatoun.

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Kylie Jenner And Kim Kardashian’s First Fragrance Will Finally Hit Shelves Soon!

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After four months of delay for the release of Kim and Kylie’s first fragrance together, they have finally announced the release date on Instagram and it is soon!

Taking to Instagram, the KKW Beauty founder wrote, “I’m so excited for my first ever @kkwfragrance collab with @kyliejenner!!! The collection features three lip-shaped bottles in red, pink, and nude for $40 each. I can’t wait for you guys to see how amazing these scents are!!! Launching to kkwfragrance.com on Friday, 08.23 at 12pm pst.”

The perfume will retail at Dhs146 and will hit shelves starting of next Friday 23 August at 11 PM.

The name of the fragrance hasn’t been announced yet, all we know is that the shape of the bottle which is an XL pair of lips. The perfume will be available in three different shades of pink.

 

 

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Yasmine Sabry Nominated For ‘Top 100 most beautiful faces’ in 2019

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Yasmine Sabry has been nominated by TC Ccandler among the top 100 most beautiful faces in the world for 2019 and voting for the celebrities from across the world will last until September 2019.

This gives us pride as she is only Arab and Egyptian to compete in this edition of the contest.

 

The nominees list includes big names and international stars such as Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lawrence, Emma Watson and many other celebrities from different countries.

The selection isn’t based on the popularity of celebrities nor their fame or nationality but for the sole reason of highlighting the diversity of public opinion.

 

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Sharnouby Reveals Shocking Details About His Relationship With Sarah El Tabakh

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A few weeks back, a video of Mohamed El Sharnouby’s engagement to the producer Sarah El Tabakh went viral on social media and people were both happy for the couple and surprised at the sudden engagement in the same time.

After a while, rumors started spreading about their breakup, the news which people found ironic and hard to believe up until yesterday when Sharnouby dropped a bombshell that left fans shocked and quite confused.

He started by explaining that he has always preferred to separate his personal life from his work and never once liked to discuss anything related to his relationships, but when speculations started to spread about his relationship and people started to attack, he felt it is about time he tell the entire story.

According to his post on Facebook, their relationship started years ago where they first met for business purposes but their friendship started to escalate quickly. He added that she was very supportive of his singing career and encouraged him to pursue it at a time where his focus was only on his acting career.

Sharnouby said that the relationship was met with many obstacles, one of them is that his own father didn’t approve because of the somewhat big age difference between the two of them and that explains why his father didn’t appear in the engagement’s video. He further revealed that the video she posted was actually taken back in April 2018!

The trouble actually started when they started mixing business with their relationship and Sharnouby believes it was his fault in the first place to have agreed to signing a contract that included terms risking his career. But then again he was all in for the love and trust between them.

Now, the situation is unstable, they have broken up and Sharnouby didn’t want to carry on with the album or their work together. That was when the contract appeared in the picture.

Sharnouby claims that his career is at risk now because she is his manager after all, and media connections is one of her strength points, all of which have been causing him trouble ever since.

At the end of the post, Sharnouby stressed that this would be the last time he speaks of anything personal out of respect to what the both of them once had. He was forced to share this only after all the questions, rumors and speculations went on and on about their relationship.

Below is the Facebook post at which he explains everything in detail.

So far, no official statement from Sarah El Tabakh has been released and she is actually been under attack since Sharnouby’s post. For that and to stand against all the harsh comments left on the engagement’s video post, we expect to hear her side of the story very soon!

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