Egypt

August 18, 2014

Donia has recently given birth to a beautiful baby girl. (Image: Facebook)
13:34 GMT

Why has Donia Samir Ghanem appeared in a minimal number of scenes in her famous drama "El Kebeer Awi" (The Powerful One) with actor Ahmed Makki? Could the two be on bad terms?

Menna might be secretly dating Mohammad Abdel Aziz, according to their fans' speculations! (Image: Facebook)
12:53 GMT

Is there more to Menna Shalabi and Mohammad Abdel Aziz's friendship than meets the eye?

The upcoming tripartite talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan were initially planned to take place in Cairo but were later moved to Khartoum.
11:19 GMT

"Egypt has a new vision, that will not affect Egypt's water share, and we are expecting that the other party responds to it," said El-Moghazi.

Egypt's security forces are often targeted ever since Mohamed Morsi was ousted from office in July, 2013 (File/AFP)
10:58 GMT

An Egyptian police officer was shot dead Monday in the Nile Delta when an armed group attacked a security checkpoint.

A scene from "Women's Prison." (Image: Facebook)
10:42 GMT

Nelly Karim's daughter was not allowed to watch her mum's successful Ramadan TV drama "Sijn El Nisa'a" (Women's Prison).

Ahmed is terribly upset by the pirating of his films. (Image: Facebook)
09:04 GMT

Egyptian comedian actor Ahmed Helmy has vowed to never produce another film again, but has quickly changed his mind. Why?

"Copts Island" takes a closer look at the region's top minority. (Image: courtesy of Copts Island Facebook)
08:00 GMT

The documentary by Ahmed Rashwan is a significant step in cinematic portrayals of Egypt's largest minority.

Morsi is accused of collaborating with foreign organizations. (AFP/File)
07:51 GMT

A Cairo criminal court lifted the media ban on former President Mohamed Morsi's trial.

August 17, 2014

Suez Canal investment certificate yields will be paid to certificate-holders from annual revenues, after one year of drilling the canal, Governor of Central Bank of Egypt Hisham Ramez announced Friday.
19:35 GMT

The certificates, agreed upon by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as a source of financing the new Suez Canal project, will be issued through public sector banks over a period of 5 years.

Tamer's concert failures have resulted in serious losses for the festivals' organizers. (Image: Facebook)
14:26 GMT

Tamer Hosny's severe lack of ticket sales in two Tunisian festivals have proved that he's not so popular there!

Ramez at his father's funeral this week. (Image: Facebook)
13:33 GMT

A number of celebrities stood by their friend Ramez Galal 's side at his father's funeral on Sunday.

Zeina and Ezz didn't speak to each other during their brief meeting at the funeral. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:06 GMT

Ahmed Ezz and Zeina happened to be in the same room for the first time since her return from the US with his twins!

Nelly will be one of the judges deciding whether YOU can dance or not! (Image: Facebook)
10:56 GMT

Nelly Karim is taking on a new exciting project involving dancing and MBC TV!

Chief Palestinian negotiator, Azzam al-Ahmad said he was "optimistic" about reaching a long-term peace agreement with Israel (File/AFP)
09:15 GMT

Palestinian and Israeli delegations are due to resume negotiations Sunday for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, according to AFP.

Nour Ashour knows how to move his fingers around a saxophone. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

Love some saxophone? Live in Egypt or wish you did? Then get a load of this.