Egypt

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.

Tamer's next career move includes returning to the cinema. (Image: Facebook)
14:17 GMT

Actor and Singer Tamer Hosny has announced that his next acting project will be taking him back to the cinema!

Amr has been super busy preparing 10 news singles for his upcoming TV drama "Fame." (Image: Facebook)
13:58 GMT

Amr Diab will be returning to the small screen this Ramadan with a TV show AND ten new songs!

Ghada is enjoying her Euro trip as rumors fly that she's banned from acting in Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
12:38 GMT

While one producer is accusing Ghada Abdel Razek of stealing his money, he's further claiming that she's been banned from acting in Egypt!

Ezz is still refusing to get that DNA test done; what's he got to hide? (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:28 GMT

Ahmed Ezz has once again refused a court order to get THAT DNA test done... Zeina must be fuming!

Nader Galal left behind a legacy. (Image: cairoscene.com)
08:00 GMT

Tuesday, December 16th marked the passing of one of Egypt's most legendary directors. Nader Galal left a legacy of more than 50 films.

Abdel Nour is expected to hold the council’s first meeting tomorrow to review future plans and the most important proposals for developing bilateral relations.
01:36 GMT

Minister of Industry and Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour issued a decree Monday stipulating the formation of the Egyptian-Chinese Business Council

December 16, 2014

The moment Hani presented a shocked Wafaa with boxer shorts live on air. (Image: Gololy)
13:40 GMT

Hani Ramzi gets Wafaa al Kilani's knickers in a twist as he presents her with boxer shorts live on air!

Mohammad Hamaki is homeward bound, Cairo! (Image: Instagram)
12:15 GMT

Mohammad Hamaki is headed to his homeland once again.

The British Embassy shut on December 7 after security concerns. (AFP/File)
08:26 GMT

The British embassy in Cairo reopened Tuesday after it closed on December 7 due to security reasons along with the Canadian embassy.

December 15, 2014

Poseidon was a Greek god. Check out the article to see the Egyptian entertainment comparison! (Image: alphacoders)
16:28 GMT

In the spirit of New Year's let's take a look at the giants of Egypt's entertainment business.

Mohammad Foad has given us something to look forward to it in 2015. (Image: Google)
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We've been waiting for ages through many postponements, but Mohammad Foad says his new album will be released during New Year's Eve celebrations! This is one old acquaintance that won't be forgot!

Libyan soldiers patrol the city of Benghazi during unrest. (AFP/File)
13:22 GMT

Egypt's foreign ministry Monday reissued a security warning to nationals in Libya after the death of two citizens during clashes.

Going forward, the impact of declining oil prices on Egypt's economy is less clear.
03:05 GMT

Egypt's stock market plunged by 22 billion Egyptian pounds (just over $3 billion) in a single day of trading Sunday as low oil prices dragged down regional economies.