It is Khcheich’s exceptional musical background and immersion in classical Arabic muwashahat with a jazz-infused twist that draws fans to her concert (
August 31, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Rima Khcheich mesmerized the Egyptian audience at the 14th Bibliotheca Alexandrina International Summer Festival with her signature style of jazz-infused classical Arabic music.
Egypt national football team
August 31, 2016 - 10:39 GMT
Egypt failed to win the first of two friendlies before beginning their World Cup qualifying campaign, throwing away a first-half lead to draw 1-1 at home to Guinea at Alexandria's Borg El-Arab Stadium on Tuesday.
Hennawy has previously condemned the president's administration following devastating floods in Alexandria in November. (File photo)
August 31, 2016 - 10:06 GMT
Television presenter Azza al-Hennawy will be referred to a disciplinary court for openly criticizing the Egyptian president on state-owned tv.
More than 6,000 tax dispute cases worth about 47 billion Egyptian pounds are in the court system, in addition to 150 civil disputes. (AFP/Asmaa Waguih)
August 31, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
In a move to lure back foreign investors, Egypt's lawmakers have approved legislation to expedite pending tax dispute cases, currently worth $5.2B.
File photo of Sinai Province militants. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Egyptian military launched a drone strike that has reportedly killed Nagah Salaama Baraq, the current leader of the Daesh-affiliated Sinai Province group.
Yasser Muhammad Rashid (center left) outside the Kufr Suleiman Musa School (Facebook).
August 30, 2016 - 15:14 GMT
An Egyptian teacher turned his school from one of the worst in Egypt to one of the best - and was rewarded with a check for 30 Egyptian Pounds.
A woman walks past a poster from a campaign to stop FGM in Egypt. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Egypt has increased the penalty for FGM, coupled with an awareness campaign to discourage the practice.
Egypt's tire sales have not recovered despite a traditional uptick in purchases over the summer. (Pixabay)
August 30, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Egypt's tire sales are down nearly 65 percent compared to the same period last year, as foreign manufacturers raise prices to combat high dollar exchange prices.
Egyptian army special forces man a temporary checkpoint outside Sharm el-Sheikh airport on November 11, 2015. (AFP/File)
August 30, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Several gunmen reportedly fired at a group of policemen standing at the vicinity of the al-Sheikh Zuweid town's police station.
Adele's stint on Carpool Karaoke with James Corden garnered 90 million views online. (YouTube)
August 30, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Adele's stint on Carpool Karaoke with James Corden garnered 90 million views online. Can you imagine what James would do with Haifa's 'Breathing You In'?
The IOCs' interest in the third Cypriot licensing round stems from Eni's major Zohr gas discovery in August 2015, in northern Egyptian waters about five miles from Cypriot wa­ters. (Pexels)
August 30, 2016 - 06:02 GMT
Despite hurdles, international gas and oil companies have submitted bids to participate in Cy­prus' third licensing round for three southern offshore blocks adjacent to Egypt's northern waters.
Egypt national football team
August 29, 2016 - 19:53 GMT
Egypt will play two friendlies against Guinea and South Africa in preparation for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers
The Culturama cinema, Soho Square, Sharm El Sheikh. (Culturama)
August 29, 2016 - 12:51 GMT
The Sharm El-Sheikh Arab and European Film Festival will take place between 25 February and 3 March.
Journalists protest the crackdown on press freedom in Egypt. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Badr was arrested May 1 when security forces stormed Egypt's press syndicate.
The government originally proposed the tax rate to be 14 per cent but agreed to comprise the rate by one per cent to meet the demands of MPs calling for a lower rate. (Wikimedia Commons)
August 29, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The VAT is expected to replace the current sales tax and broaden the tax base by subjecting all services to the tax while maintaining the principle of exempting basic goods and services that affect the poor.
El-Badry (R) during the press conference on Saturday (Photo: Ahly's official Facebook page)
August 29, 2016 - 07:14 GMT
Newly signed coach Hossam El-Badry expressed great delight over his return to Ahly during his official unveiling on Saturday