Egypt

December 22, 2014

Hamlet by The Globe theatre. (Image:: from Bibliotheca Alexandrina's promotional material)
04:00 GMT

London's famous Globe Theatre brings Hamlet to Alexandria, Egypt, as part of the London theatre troupe's two-year world tour.

December 21, 2014

Citadel confirmed that aid from Gulf stated could be affected by the decline in oil prices over time.
17:43 GMT

The declining oil prices are positive for the Egyptian economy, according to a statement issued by Egypt’s Citadel (Qalaa) Holding on Thursday.

Fahmy with his wife Rana. (Image: Al Jaras)
11:58 GMT

Egyptian actor Hussein Fahmy celebrated Bahrain's special National Day celebration in Cairo.

Dina's name has been cleared from any wrongdoing in her TV show The Dancer. (Image: Facebook)
11:04 GMT

Bellydancer Dina can now dance all she wants after having her name cleared in "The Dancer" court case.

May Kassab doesn't want any photogs following her into a funeral. (Image: elcinema.com)
09:35 GMT

Be afraid, be very afraid. May Kassab warns the paparazzi they'll see a side of her never seen before if they follow her into a funeral.

Got a problem? TV judge Khaled al Sawi might have the solution for you! (Image: Twitter)
09:02 GMT

Egyptian actor Khaled al Sawi is set to play a real-life TV judge in his upcoming show "Al Qadi" (The Judge).

Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi sacks longtime mentor and intelligence chief (AFP/Vasily Maximov/File)
08:30 GMT

Egypt has abruptly sacked the nation's powerful intelligence chief for “health reasons,” replacing him with his deputy, security authorities said.

Cairo plans to use the Apache attack helicopters to combat terrorism in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
06:15 GMT

Ten Apache helicopters arrived in Egypt on Saturday. The US had delayed the shipment due to Egypt's uncertain political situation.

December 18, 2014


Kuwait Energy holds a 49.5 per cent revenue interest in the East Ras Qattara development lease
23:58 GMT

This is a very important discovery as this is the first time that the Jurassic formation is proven to be a hydrocarbon producer in the East

Ever since Morsi was overthrown, the Egyptian authorities have maintained a harsh crackdown on Morsi's supporters, detaining thousands and killing hundreds. (AFP/File)
15:18 GMT

An Egyptian court on Thursday slapped 41 Muslim Brotherhood members with jail terms of varying length for committing "acts of violence," a judicial source has said.

Safinaz has attracted the attention of the masses in Egypt. (Image: alkbr.blogspot.com)
08:57 GMT

The Armenian belly dancer was Egypt's most popular person searched in Google this year.

Hassan doesn't think his critics are worthy of his time. (Image: Facebook)
08:01 GMT

Why was Hassan el Shafei the only person not dancing to Hussain al Jasmi's catchy "Good News" performance on the Arab Idol finale?

Washington has given an annual aid package of about $1.5 billion to Cairo for over 30 years. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

The US State Department welcomed new conditions passed by the congress granting the secretary of state more flexibility to approve aid to Egypt, while expressing worry about the human rights situation in the country.

December 17, 2014

The Egyptian government has finished upgrading the airport in the resort town of Hurghada,
17:39 GMT

The airport in Hurghada, a major tourist hub on the coast of the red sea, will now be able to accommodate 13 million passengers annually.

Although there is no law criminalizing homosexuality in Egypt, societal norms do not accept it. (AFP/File)
15:54 GMT

Cairo prosecution referred on Wednesday 21 suspects to court on "debauchery" charges.