Egypt

November 30, 2014

Dina Sharbini is not too happy about being banned from acting. (Image: Facebook)
14:52 GMT

After spending a year in prison for doing drugs, Egyptian actress Dina Sharbini has been set free. Her acting career, however, was not so lucky.

Ahly squad
14:40 GMT

Ahly lost 2-1 at Sewe Sport in the CAF Confederation Cup first leg in Abidjan

A protester stands in Cairo with a sign reading: "30 years of corruption, where are our rights?" November 29, 2014. (AFP/File)
09:34 GMT

One person was killed at eight others injured after Egyptian security forces dispersed thousands of protesters following the Hosni Mubarak verdict.

Egyptian anti-Mubarak protesters chant slogans as they gather in Abdel Moneim Riad Square in Cairo on Nov. 29. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
08:11 GMT

At least four journalists were among the people arrested.

Pictured is Egypt's prosecutor-general, Hisham Barakat. (AFP/File)
05:30 GMT

Egypt's prosecutor-general, Hisham Barakat, will appeal the acquittal verdict given to former president Hosni Mubarak on charges of responsibility for killing protesters.

Ramez downplayed any negative impact on the foreign currency reserves after paying back the Qatari deposit,.
04:55 GMT

Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Governor Hisham Ramez said that Egypt has repaid a deposit worth $2.5bn to Qatar on Friday based on a formal request from Doha.

November 29, 2014

Mubarak and his co-defendants were found guilty in June 2012 and sentenced to life imprisonment. The initial verdict was appealed successfully and a retrial began in April 2013. (AFP/File)
09:20 GMT

Former president Mubarak and former interior minister Habib El-Adly were acquitted on chargers of involvement in the death of protesters during the January 2011 uprising.

November 28, 2014

Relations between the two countries have been on the fritz since the 2013 ousting of Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
14:24 GMT

Cairo's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called on Qatar to enact policies to aid Egypt's national security and avoid acts that could harm country stability amid rising tensions with Muslim Brotherhood members.

Egyptian security forces have implemented harsh crackdowns on Muslim Brotherhood members amid rising tensions with the group. (AFP/File)
10:27 GMT

Egyptian police arrested 89 alleged Muslim Brotherhood ahead of planned protests Friday.

Nour El-Sherif will be honored at the Dubai International Film Festival in December. (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

Amir Ramses's star-studded feature will screen as part of the Arabian Nights program at the 11th Dubai International Film Festival, which runs 10-17 December.

November 27, 2014

The comments come amid a nationwide campaign against traffic accidents after recent deadly crashes brought the media to rail against poor traffic management.
23:23 GMT

75 percent of roads in Egypt are deficient and in urgent need of rehabilitation.

The Instagram picture that caused all the controversy for Ghada! (Image: Instagram)
08:49 GMT

Ghada Abdel Razek has caused yet more controversy for posting an "offensive" Instagram picture!

Lakkotrypis said the best way for Cyprus to export to Egypt was directly via a pipeline.
04:55 GMT

Cyprus and energy-starved Egypt agreed Tuesday to speed up procedures on the prospect of exporting natural gas.

November 26, 2014

Italian Egyptian comunity cheers for Egyptian President visit to Italy on November 24, 2014 in Rome. (AFP/File)
20:05 GMT

A court in Egypt has sentenced nearly 80 minors between two and five years in prison each for demonstrating in support of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, official sources say.

Egyptian army patrols a street in the divided border town of Rafah, along the border with the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, on November 4, 2014. (AFP/File)
19:43 GMT

At least three Egyptian police officers have been killed in an armed attack in the volatile Sinai Peninsula of the North African country.