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Another Egyptian value is to be polite, this is especially towards elderly.

"Please" and "thank you" are a sign or respect and appreciation. Be respectful, be appreciative, and remember your "pleases" and "thank yous." Put these magic words back into into your life, and appreciate others!

Oum kalthoum was the most famous and most beloved singer in the Arab world. She performed in the entire Middle-East, France and the USA. She was known for her extraordinary vocal ability and style. Oum was one of the most influential Arab singers of the 20th century.

Oum kalthoum was the most famous and most beloved singer in the Arab world. She performed in the entire Middle-East, France and the USA. She was known for her extraordinary vocal ability and style. Oum was one of the most influential Arab singers of the 20th century.

When a child is born, the first thing the family does is place a bracelet of an 'hand' on the hair/forehead of a child. This bracelet will stay on for about 1 to 2 year, and then they will take it off. This is to protect them from an evil eye.

Places upwards like this is good luck protection, hand down protection is from evil eye and curses.Spiritual Yoga Symbols and What they Mean

In Egypt, survival and the number 7 are inextricably linked. It's on the seventh day that a child's existence is first formally acknowledged to the world in a ritual that dates back to Pharaonic times. In this ritual, the child's mother walks 7 times over a bowl filled with coal and alum, in order to drive away the ghosts (this is called sabou).

In Egypt, families hold a ritual called the Sebou to formally acknowledge their baby to the world. The tradition dates back to the Pharaonic times.

Hend Sabri is a tunisian actress and lawyer. She starred in a tunisian movie before moving to Cairo, Egypt, but her breakthrough was when she starred in what was considered a controversional film in 2002 (A Teenager's Diary). In 2010 she was appointed an ambassador against hunger by the UN World Food Programme. Arabian Business listed her among the "100 most powerful Arab women" in 2013.

Hend Sabri is a tunisian actress and lawyer. She starred in a tunisian movie before moving to Cairo, Egypt, but her breakthrough was when she starred in what was considered a controversional film in 2002 (A Teenager's Diary). In 2010 she was appointed an ambassador against hunger by the UN World Food Programme. Arabian Business listed her among the "100 most powerful Arab women" in 2013.