Egypt

October 19, 2014

Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis, a jihadist group based in Sinai, has claimed responsibility for several attacks against Egypt's security forces.
09:20 GMT

Walid Attalah is suspected of orchestrating a recent RPG attack in North Sinai, which killed three policemen and injured seven others.

Citigroup announced that it intends to exit its consumer business in Egypt, along with its businesses in other 10 countries.
04:55 GMT

It said that these steps will focus on the markets that have the “greatest scale and growth potential”.

October 17, 2014

An Egyptian man stands beside the aftermath of a powerful car bomb attack in Cairo (File/AFP)
13:15 GMT

A twin bomb attack outside a mosque in Delta city left at least 11 people injured, according to Egypt's state television.

Adel Imam's Facebook pic with Angelina Jolie doing humanitarian work in Egypt. (Image courtesy of www.nabd-qloop.com)
05:00 GMT

Adel Imam remembers the good old days with Angelina Jolie. You know, when he met her on a humanitarian mission that one time.

The government intends to organise the summit on 21-22 February 2015 in Sharm El-Sheikh,
01:11 GMT

Tourism Ministry books 600 hotel rooms in Sharm El-Sheikh for participants, Finance Ministry offers 9 PPP projects

October 16, 2014

Over 100 students were arrested for protesting during the first two days of their academic year, according to a HRW report (File/AFP)
13:50 GMT

Human Rights Watch has condemned the mass arrests of over 100 Egyptian students by security forces in October alone.

Naglaa will soon be returning to the spotlight with a new TV series in store! (Image: Facebook)
13:06 GMT

Egyptian actress Naglaa Fathi turned down one million dollars to star in a TV series based on her own life!

A vehicle drives in a deserted road as smoke billows during clashes between soldiers and Islamists who control Benghazi, the country's second biggest city, on October 15, 2014. [AFP]
08:00 GMT

Libya's Operation Dignity and Egyptian officials deny earlier reports that Egypt's warplanes were involved in targeting Islamist sites in Benghazi

Hakim has certainly had better days than right now. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

He's no "Star of the People", that's for sure!

We love seeing her on the Arab Idol judging panel, and soon we'll get to see her on another screen. (Image: Facebook)
06:48 GMT

Nancy Ajram has spread her love across the North African country before, and she's doing it again.

October 15, 2014

Menna Shalabi ain't so shabby! She's landed another role in the acting arena.
15:59 GMT

"Ahel Al Ayeb" (People of Shame) has cheeky actress Menna Shalabi as the leading lady.

It may not be all fun in the sun, but Mohamed Hamaki isn't in a rush to get his film ready for Ramadan.
15:04 GMT

So what if this is his big debut into the cinematic stream of entertainment, Egyptian singer Mohammad Hamaki says it's not worth it to rush to get the drama ready for Ramadan 2015.

The US announced in September plans to send the Apaches to Egypt to support counter-terrorism efforts. (AFP/File)
14:12 GMT

Ending a year long freeze on military aid amid unrest, the US sent 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt this week to aid in the anti-IS campaign.

Marcel may be the most famed of the Khalife artists, but his sons have some talent too. (Image: MarcelKhalife.com)
13:52 GMT

Marcel, Rami and Bachar Khalife have to come together as a dynamic trio and will be showing what they got in Cairo and Alexandria on October 24-25th.

Zeina is mad at Ezz and she's letting it all out on her Instagram account! (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:29 GMT

It's no more Mrs Nice Guy for Zeina, who "indirectly" referred to Ahmed Ezz as "not a real man" this week!