Egypt

January 4, 2015

Sharif must seriously learn how to control his anger fits! (Image: Filmweb.no)
12:39 GMT

Omar Sharif lost his temper at a festival yet again, but this time no woman has been slapped in the face!

Libyan authorities have no control over areas claimed by extremist groups, especially in Sirte. (AFP/FIle)
08:30 GMT

The latest incident brings the number of Egyptian Copts currently abducted in neighbouring Libya to 20.

January 3, 2015

The Palestinian youth was shot and killed by Egyptian troops while attempting to cross into Egypt with four other young Palestinians, according to medical officials. (AFP/File)
20:06 GMT

A Palestinian youth was shot dead by Egyptian border troops Friday while attempting to illegally cross from the Gaza Strip into Egypt.

Amal has been threatened with being arrested by Egypt after exposing their unfair judicial system. (Image: Independent UK)
13:01 GMT

Amal Clooney risks being arrested after criticising the Egyptian judicial system.

January 1, 2015

Arrears to foreign energy companies have hampered investment in the sector.
11:35 GMT

Egypt has paid $2.1 billion of its debt to foreign energy companies, leaving $3.1 billion still owed.

Nour El Sherif and Boussy will always be close.
10:00 GMT

Fans are pretty confused after the celebrity pair, who are allegedly divorced, were seen at their daughter's engagement party looking pretty buddy buddy.

Maybe Ahmed needs to make a real post-it note to remember to get that DNA test.
05:00 GMT

The jury is still out on whether or not Ahmed Ezz is the papa of Zeina's twins.

A file photo shows Al-Jazeera news channel's Australian journalist Peter Greste (L) and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (C) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, listening to the verdict inside the defendants' cage during their trial. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

The three journalists of the Qatar-based news network in English were sentenced in June to jail terms ranging from seven to 10 years for spreading false news and aiding the Muslim Brotherhood, a group now outlawed by Egyptian authorities.

December 30, 2014

Sources report one of largest of the tunnels led to the inside of a house some 1,700 meters from the border. (AFP/File)
18:11 GMT

On the heels of an Egyptian government plan to demolish some 1,200 Gaza homes for the creation of a buffer zone, border authorities on Monday discovered and destroyed 19 smuggling tunnels in Rafah city.

The attack is believed to have been religiously motivated. (AFP/File)
13:05 GMT

The bodies of three Coptic Christians were returned to Egypt after they were murdered by unidentified gunmen in Libya.

Nour El Sherif celebrates his daughter's engagement with the family. (Image: al-dastoor)
10:20 GMT

The whole family was in party mode last week as they celebrated Sarah's engagement to Egyptian businessman Khamis Mohammad Khamis.

In a Sunday statement, Hamas slammed the Palestinian Unity Government, stating that “Gaza has seen no real progress” over the last six months.
04:55 GMT

Hamas accuses unity government of “not living up to its responsibilities in Gaza”

December 29, 2014

The ruling, made on Monday, will stand unless overturned by an appeal from a higher Egyptian court. (AFP/File)
18:50 GMT

An Egyptian court has ruled to permanently ban a Jewish celebration where hundred of Jews gather yearly at the 19th century tomb of Moroccan Rabbi Jacob Abu Hasira, citing unspecified "moral offenses".

The three journalists were arrested last year on charges of using Al Jazeera as a Muslim Brotherhood mouthpiece following the overthrow of Brotherhood-aligned president, Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
16:59 GMT

On the one year anniversary of the detainment of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt, the network is launching a plea for their release on social media.

The magazine has previously praised terror activities like the 'Underwear Bomber,' whose failed bombing attempt on a plane in 2009 led to the implementation of full-body security scans at airports. (AFP/File)
14:52 GMT

In an article published on Christmas Eve in the militant group's magazine, Inspire, al-Qaeda encouraged 'lone wolf' operatives to attack Western airliners, giving instructions on breaching airport security and selecting targets.