' The shop girl, 33, has been locked up for a month after being arrested at Hurghada International Airport when she was stopped by customs officers and found with almost 300 powerful pain killers.She has endured an ordeal of sharing a 15ft x 15ft cell with 25 other women in sweltering heat and no air conditioning.
Her lawyer Mohamed Osman has warned that she could still be locked up for seven years even if she is cleared of any crime.
But ironically, it might also be the socio-cultural stigmas surrounding actual dating that have pushed Egyptians toward online options.
To look at the different aspects of online dating in Egypt, several users of online dating facilities agreed to share their stories with Egypt Independent, although most requested some form of anonymity.
Dating site e Harmony claims it is responsible for approximately 5 percent of the marriages in the US.
Strangely, though, not very much is ever said about online dating in Egypt, to the extent that one might believe that it doesn’t occur.