Egypt

September 22, 2014

Egyptian security forces and forensic experts work at the site of a bomb attack near a checkpoint outside the foreign ministry headquarters in central Cairo on September 21, 2014 (Mohamed al-Shahed/ AFP).
17:00 GMT

A bomb exploded near the Egyptian foreign ministry in Cairo on Sunday.

Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouq (left) and Fatah's Azzam al-Ahmad gesture to shake hands during a press conference (File/AFP)
15:53 GMT

Fatah and Hamas leaders will meet in Cairo before indirect talks are to take place with Israel, according to Egyptian sources.

Egyptian security forces. [AFP]
12:22 GMT

IS spokesman praises Sinai terrorists for carrying out "blessed operations against the guards of the Jews, the soldiers of Sisi, the new Pharaoh of Egypt."

Youssef was known for his comedy roles throughout his prosperous career. (Image: Al Masry Al Youm)
07:17 GMT

A sudden heart attack has sadly killed Egyptian comedian actor Youssef Eid in the early hours of Monday morning.

Hamaki is used to having his music vids make waves on YouTube! (Image: Facebook)
05:35 GMT

Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki has "Something Hidden" on YouTube!

Hind Sabri is rumored to be unhappy with her new film's makers! (Image: Facebook)
05:13 GMT

Tunisian actress Hind Sabri is the leading actress in the upcoming film "Al Jazeerah 2" (The Island 2) , except its makers seem to have forgotten to include her in their promotional posters!

September 21, 2014

The Cairo attack is the second since June to target police forces in the capital since June. (AFP/File)
17:39 GMT

State TV reported Sunday a bomb attack occurred outside the Egyptian Foreign Ministry in Cairo, killing two police officers.

Reports indicate the military transport plane crashed due to a sudden technical error during a training exercise. (AFP/File)
14:30 GMT

A Egyptian military aircraft crashed south of Cairo Sunday, killing six military personnel and injuring another.

A slimmer trimmer Maha Ahmad. (Image: Facebook)
13:59 GMT

We'll have to change our fat girl stereotype for Maha Ahmad's roles as the Egyptian actress has seriously lost some weight

Hani Shaker sings for his country.
13:55 GMT

With all proceeds from his concerts going toward the "Long Live Egypt Fund", Hani Shaker is singing his way around the nation.

Adel won't be making a comeback to "Saraya Abdeen" next Ramadan! (Image: Facebook)
13:05 GMT

Ghada Adel is the latest celeb to pull out of the "Saraya Abdeen" sequel. Is this some kinda trend we don't know about?

Tamer poses with his "biggest" fan! (Image: Twitter)
11:44 GMT

Tamer Hosny was faced with a serious dilemma last week when one fan threatened to kill herself unless her spoke to her in person!

Tom grins as he poses for a picture with Zeina! (Image: Twitter)
09:13 GMT

Zeina has been spotted with Tom Cruise, what's all that about?

Apache helicopter in flight.
08:53 GMT

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy on Saturday to confirm the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo's counter-terrorism efforts, the Pentagon said.

Turns out Ruby and Sameh have been married for five months! (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:36 GMT

You needn't wonder anymore; Ruby's secret husband's name is inside!