Egypt

April 15, 2014

Could someone as sweet as Hind really be mad at anyone? (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

It's rumored that Hind Sabri is furious with Yasmin Abdulaziz for stealing her "marriage" show idea!

Activists and lawyers have defied the new law, suspecting the government of foul play.
03:55 GMT

Prominent lawyer and former 2012 presidential candidate Khaled Ali went as far as to describe the amended law as "legalised thuggery".

April 14, 2014

Haifa appeared too sexual in her film "Beauty of the Soul." (Image: Facebook)
19:59 GMT

Qatari cinema lovers aren't happy about Haifa Wehbe's latest film "Halawet Rouh" (Beauty of the Soul) being shown in their theaters!

Ghali served under Hosni Mubarak until he was overthrown in January 2011. (AFP/File)
19:41 GMT

Interpol arrested Youssef Boutros Ghali on Monday as he arrived in Paris.

Egyptian construction tycoon Nassef Sawiris, the youngest among the Sawiris siblings, was the first Egyptian and the fourth on the list with a total worth of $6.7bn.
19:04 GMT

The first spot went to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which had 39 names on the list, while third went to the United Arab Emirates, which had 14.

16,000 people have been detained since Mohamed Morsi was ousted in July 2013 (File/AFP)
19:00 GMT

A student loyal to ousted president Mohamed Morsi was shot dead by Egyptian security forces as clashes took place in Cairo University, also leaving two journalists injured.

Yusra will be starring in a new film about the Egyptian revolution and its consequences from the past three years. (Image: Facebook)
17:44 GMT

Egyptian actress Yusra Al Lawzi will be starring in a new film about Egypt!

Ezz is having to deal with another woman claiming to be engaged to him! (Image: Facebook)
16:46 GMT

Things are going from bad to worse with Ahmed Ezz as now another actress claims to be engaged to him.

Sisi is widely expected to win the upcoming presidential elections. (AFP/File)
16:12 GMT

Abdel Fattah al Sisi's lawyer handed in the required documents Monday for Sisi to run for president.

Event image collage courtesy of Al Ahram Online.
11:33 GMT

So much to do, so much to see this week in Egypt.

April 13, 2014

Hanan is now the proud Mama of a baby girl! (Image: Sayidaty.net)
14:55 GMT

Hanan Turk had given birth to an adorable a baby girl!

You're just going to have to wait that little bit longer to listen to Amr and Tamer's new music albums! (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:56 GMT

Some key events in the Arab world are causing superstars Amr Diab and Tamer Hosny to work differently!

Sama Al Masri knows how to make the brotherhood go mad! (Image: Facebook)
11:40 GMT

Always earnestly in search of a way to get under the skin of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, Sama Al Masri made a rumor go around about her wearing a hijab.

The U.S. recently listed Ansar Beit Maqdis as a terrorist group (File Archive/AFP)
07:33 GMT

Egyptian troops have allegedly killed a prominent Sinai Peninsula militant this weekend.

Amnesty International have slammed Egypt's controversial counter-terrorism law. (AFP/File)
07:25 GMT

Amnesty International issued a statement this weekend denouncing a counter-terrorism law drafted by the Egyptian government, saying that it must be scrapped or fundamentally revised.