Egypt

November 11, 2014

The Egypt lovin' actress has left her mark on cinema.
09:19 GMT

After only a brief illness caused by excessive smoking, Maali Zayed died Monday afternoon.

Israel is an oasis in the region for LGBT communities. (AFP file photo)
08:18 GMT

Perhaps the most neglected major news story unfolding in the Middle East is the systematic repression of the region’s LGBT community.

Critics of the NGO law say it allows for the same security surveillance they were subjected to before the 2011 uprising, as well as specifying long jail terms for those who violate the law. (AFP/File)
08:07 GMT

A government ultimatum for NGOs to register under a law they say will restrict their activities expired on Monday.

Ahmad Makky has given a thumbs up to push forward for a fifth sequel of his drama.
06:45 GMT

The show will go on, no matter what his friends think!

Shell reached an agreement with the Ministry of Petroleum on shale gas pricing for which Shell will begin production trials soon.
04:55 GMT

“Shell Egypt will not work in deep water research and exploration after its experience in the Mediterranean, which cost us millions of dollars.”

November 10, 2014

Lucy is ready to reel again.
14:12 GMT

It's been awhile since we've seen her on the silver screen, but Ruby is back in business come next holy month in "Wali Al Ahed" (The Crown Prince).

Ansar Beit al Maqdis has claimed responsibility for multiple high-profile attacks across Egypt. (AFP/File)
10:17 GMT

Egyptian militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis purportedly swore allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group and called on Egyptians to take up arms against the government.

The total number of cases brought against Egypt after the 25 January Revolution have reached at least seven involving demands totalling more than $20bn in compensation.
00:33 GMT

Hany Sarie-Eldin, head of Sarie-Eldin and Partners Legal Advisors, said the move will thwart the government’s efforts to revive confidence in the economy.

November 9, 2014

Musicians played first movement from Mozart's Symphony no. 40. (Image: Ati Metwaly)
15:21 GMT

An orchestra played famed Mozart's Symphony no. 40 surprising the people gathered around the Cairo Festival City mall.

What exactly is Ghada Abdel Razek playing at? Director Mamdouh Shaheen has accused the actress of running off with his thousands! (Image: Albawaba)
15:07 GMT

What exactly is Ghada Abdel Razek playing at? Director Mamdouh Shaheen has accused the actress of running off with his thousands!

Maali Zayed has made her mark on the film industry. (Image: Facebook)
11:10 GMT

Egyptian actress Maali Zayed is said to be suffering from cancer. Our fears have been confirmed.

Amy Samir Ghanem is single and still smiling. (Image: Facebook)
10:59 GMT

Maybe it was wishful thinking from relatives, but Amy Samir Ghanem was only rumored to have gotten engaged. She's still single, Dudes!

Tamer Hosny is using his voice for a purpose. (Image: Facebook)
10:50 GMT

With Egyptian and Lebanese armies in mind for their daily subjection to terrorist attacks, Tamer Hosny uses his voice to show some patriotism.

Egypt's army has continued with an ongoing operation to battle militancy in the Sinai Peninsula (File/AFP)
10:15 GMT

Egyptian security forces killed eight suspected militants in the Sinai Peninsula as part of ongoing anti-jihadist operations.

The delegation is the largest to visit the country since the 2011 revolution which toppled the regime of then-president Hosni Mubarak.
04:55 GMT

Three-day visit will include 66 large American companies in energy, telecommunications, food, pharmaceuticals, banking, infrastructure and other sectors