Egypt

October 12, 2014

Rahim Said has made a controversial name for herself.
11:21 GMT

The "Sabaya Al Khair" presenter was accused of assault by her assistant director and now faces a court date on November 8th.

Sherine Abdel Wahab was pleasantly surprised with a birthday gathering. (Images: Facebook)
11:09 GMT

Sherine Abdel Wahab surprisingly revealed her age, but do you suppose she's telling the truth that she's...

Members of national delegations, regional and international organizations met in Cairo for the Gaza conference led dually by Egypt and Norway to discuss the future of the territory and what should come next. (AFP/File)
10:54 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi opened the Gaza aid conference but highlighting the importance of new generations in Israel and Palestine in solving the problems facing the war-torn territory.

A collection of some of the cultural events that took place in Egypt this year. (Image: Al Ahram)
07:36 GMT

This week includes exhibition openings, concerts, film screenings and ballet; here are the recommended culture events for the week in Cairo and Alexandria.

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed El-Beltagy sits in a Cairo courtroom (AFP file photo).
04:00 GMT

Several Muslim Brotherhood figures were given sentences of up to 15 years on charges of torturing an opponent protester.

October 11, 2014

Students at Al-Azhar university run for cover during clashes with police outside their campus in Cairo in 2013. (AFP file photo)
08:49 GMT

Police have arrested several students in different governorates over the past few days, including 14 of the "Students Against the Coup" movement.

October 10, 2014

The stats don’t lie - Arabs score high with porn sites. Cairo is the #1 city that searched for “sex” on Google. So don’t be shy-- check out who searched for sex by country in this cross section that includes some Muslim hot spots in and out of the Middle East 'desert'.
00:43 GMT

Think 1001 Arabian nights and we bring you 10 online porn findings relating to Middle East and Muslim users. See how the the region procrastinates with porn and brace yourselves for some unexpected hard truths.

Bombings and shootings have become commonplace in Egypt's Nile Delta region since the ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi in 2013 (File/AFP)
13:44 GMT

Two bombs hit separate cities in the Nile Delta Friday, according to senior officials although no casualties were reported.

Former Hamas leader Ismail Haniya (right) shakes hands with the new Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza City, October 9th, 2014 (File/AFP)
06:00 GMT

Palestine's unity government headed from Gaza to Cairo for further talks following a successful visit to the Strip.

October 9, 2014

Malfunctions were first discovered Wednesday when Health Minister Adel El-Adawi arrived to check on the arriving pilgrims. (AFP/File)
10:11 GMT

As Hajj pilgrims return, malfunctions are found in equipment used to detect diseases like Ebola at Cairo's international airport. State news agency MENA reports defects in electronic temperature gauges and thermal surveying cameras, p

Announcing: Yousra Al Lawzi has a baby girl! (Image: Facebook)
08:52 GMT

With Hollywood stars giving their babes ultra unusual names, we wondering what Yousra Al Lawzi's still nameless newborn will be called.

Diana has filmed her latest single My Lover is Egyptian in Cairo and Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
08:51 GMT

Diana Haddad releases her latest single "Habeebi Masri" (My Lover is Egyptian).

Egypt's economy has been hit by more than three years of political and economic turmoil following the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak after 30 years in power.
04:55 GMT

Increased output and a sharp rise in new orders last month, however, appeared to suggest that confidence was beginning to return

October 8, 2014

He added that the central bank will reimburse that sum in case the Qatari government requests the money back.Egypt's net international reserves inched up to $16.8 billion in August, but are expected to decline if Egypt returns the two deposits.
15:20 GMT

Qatar backed Egypt with $7.5 billion in deposits during the presidency of the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi,

Attacks against security forces have increased in Egypt since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
13:57 GMT

Two policemen are under investigation for negligence after a bomb exploded inside a Cairo court.