Kuwaiti influencer Rawan Bin Hussain announces she’s divorcing her husband

Hussain, who is known for her beauty blog, has one daughter – luna – with Libyan businessman Youssef Migariaf. (Instagram/@rawan)
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Updated 20 July 2020

Kuwaiti influencer Rawan Bin Hussain announces she’s divorcing her husband

  • The Kuwaiti social media influence said she was “super excited” about her next chapter in life

Kuwaiti influencer Rawan Bin Hussain shocked fans when she announced on Wednesday night that she would be divorcing her husband.

The 23-year-old law student revealed the news to her 4.8 million followers on her Instagram stories.

“Today I’m here to explain this without the filter and I’m hoping people, especially Middle Easterners who still follow the worst traditional rules, would understand me,” Hussain said

Hussain, who is known for her beauty blog, has one daughter – luna – with Libyan businessman Youssef Migariaf.

“I am very proud to say I am divorcing my husband. If this will make me ‘Less of a human being’, then that’s totally fine! I am super excited for my new chapter. And I can’t wait to start,” she added.


Egyptian actor and academic Sanaa Shafea dies aged 77

Updated 12 August 2020

Egyptian actor and academic Sanaa Shafea dies aged 77

  • The actor suffered from severe pneumonia during the past two days
  • Culture Minister Inas Abdel Dayem paid tribute to Shafea saying he had “formed a dramatic milestone"

CAIRO: Egyptian actor and academic Sanaa Shafea died on Wednesday at the age of 77 after a short illness.
The actor suffered from severe pneumonia during the past two days before he died in hospital, Egyptian newspapers said. 
Egyptian Culture Minister Inas Abdel Dayem paid tribute to Shafea saying he had “formed a dramatic milestone in Egyptian theatrical performance,” Al-Akhbar El-Youm newspaper reported.
Abdel Dayem said that throughout his career he succeeded in performing complex characters and produced a group of immortal works.
The actor, theater director and professor was the dean of the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Cairo.  
He reportedly married nine times, among them his marriage to Egyptian actor Nada Bassiouny.
Born in 1943, in Assiut region, Upper Egypt, Shafea lived in a village for eight years before moving to Cairo with his father.
His love for acting was met with objection from his father, who was a scholar at Al-Azhar Islamic Institute.
Shafea took part in almost 30 films and played a number of roles in many television series, the most prominent of which are “Omar bin Abdul Aziz”, “Haroun Al-Rasheed”, “Bab Al-Khalq”, “Hadret Al Motaham Aby”, and during last Ramadan he participated in “Layalina 80”.