Egypt

June 22, 2014

The demonstrators originally planned to protest outside of the presidential palace, but security forces prevented them from doing so. (AFP/File)
12:40 GMT

Egyptian police arrested 22 anti-government protesters in Cairo Sunday.

Somaya gives credit to a strict diet and daily exercise for her new trimmer body! (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:41 GMT

Has Somaya al Khashab really had liposuction to shed the pounds?

Kerry is traveling to Europe and the Middle East this week to discuss the recent crisis in Iraq. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with newly elected Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-SIsi on Sunday.

Hend Sabry speaks up about her drama (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

With her Ramadan drama almost done filming, the deets of Hend Sabry's show have been released.

June 21, 2014

Egypt labeled the Muslim Brotherhood a "terrorist group" late last year (File Archive)
16:00 GMT

Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International slammed Egypt Saturday over its decision to sentence more than 180 Muslim Brotherhood members to death.

The Brotherhood's Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie is among those sentenced to death by the Minya court in Egypt (Mohamed El Shahed/AFP)
12:50 GMT

A Minya Criminal Court upheld its ruling from earlier this week which sentences 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters, including the group's top leader and Supreme Guide to death.

June 20, 2014

An Egyptian court sentenced the Brotherhood's Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie to death earlier this week (File Archive/AFP)
18:00 GMT

At least two people were killed in east Cairo Friday during a demonstration protesting the conviction of senior leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood earlier this week.

The six men were also accused of belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood, which is listed a terrorist organization (File/AFP)
10:57 GMT

An Egypt court sentenced six supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to eight years in jail on charges of rioting.

June 19, 2014

Maryam Saleh singing it up at El Geneina Theater. (Image: Facebook, courtesy of eye shot photography)
22:57 GMT

While some may oppose her post-revolution, underground music, Maryam Saleh still has a swarm of fans, especially from the younger crowd.

Mohammed Badie is considered the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt's supreme guide (File Archive)
18:00 GMT

An Egyptian court has sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's top leadership to death Thursday, according to judicial sources.

The Egyptian government has sentenced hundreds of Morsi supporters to jail. (AFP/File)
09:50 GMT

Hundreds of Egyptians took to the streets of Alexandria to protest newly elected President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Menna won't be leaving the house any time soon! (Image: Facebook)
09:18 GMT

How did Menna Shalabi end up in bed with an injured foot?

Zeina is still thinking about whether or not she will appear on Nishan's show. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The offer is on the table, and Nishan is still waiting for Zeina final answer whether she will appear on his Ramadan TV show.

“Iran re-entry presents an opportunity to improve security of supply and for oil and gas service companies to develop significant opportunities,” said Mr. Stocker.
04:55 GMT

Business is already preparing for barriers preventing trade with one of the region’s biggest potential markets to be brought down.

June 18, 2014

German defence group Rheinmetall is set to sign a 2.7 billion euro ($3.7 billion) deal in the coming weeks for the production of 980 Fuchs 2 military vehicles for Algeria.
21:28 GMT

Germany said this month it would adopt a more cautious approach towards arms exports after a 24 per cent surge last year fuelled a domestic debate on military sales.