Egypt

June 24, 2014

Yosra must be delighted to be having her first child this year. (Image: Wikeez.yasmina.com)
08:56 GMT

She tried to keep it a secret, but everyone now knows that Mrs Yosra el Lozy is preggers!

June 23, 2014

Egyptian youths with their faces painted in the colors of the national flag pictured in Tahrir Square (Khaled Desouki/AFP)
19:40 GMT

The Youth against the Coup movement that is loyal to the Muslim Brotherhood has warned of a sweeping uprising after the breaking of the Ramadan fast

Police arrest a man during a raid in Kerdasa following the murder of 11 policemen. (AFP)
18:05 GMT

Giza Criminal Court decided to postpone hearing the Kerdasa Massacre case

Still from Aida El Kashef's "A Tin Tale".
17:42 GMT

Aida El-Kashef’s 2011 short film 'Hadouta Men Safeeh' (A Tin Tale) was restricted from screening at Zawya, but the program's curator managed away around it.

Three al-Jazeera journalists were sentenced to 7 years in prison Monday. (AFP/File)
13:33 GMT

The UK has announced that it will summon the Egyptian ambassador to London over recent jail sentences for three al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt.

Still from Omar Zohairy's 'The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometer 375.' (Image: Al Ahram)
12:53 GMT

Egyptian film The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometre 375, which explores fear, was named best student short film at the now 20-year-old Palm Springs International ShortFest.

The journalists have been held in Egyptian prison since December. (AFP/File)
10:55 GMT

Three al-Jazeera journalists held in Egypt since December have been sentenced to seven years in prison.

A still from the video featuring Ahmed's interview. (Image: YouTube)
09:04 GMT

Ahmed Bedair couldn't help but cry in an interview on Egyptian TV this week!

Amr is bringing out a religious music album this Eid! (Image: Facebook)
08:22 GMT

A bunch of Arab singers are "doin' it right" and releasing their latest music albums this Eid instead!

A law passed last November banned all demonstrations not pre-approved by the police. (AFP/File)
07:35 GMT

A Cairo court acquitted 64 protesters on Sunday.

Amr Waked will finish up Ramadan with a film release on Eid Al Fitr. (Image: Facebook)
06:28 GMT

Whew! Just in time. Amro Waked has completed the scenes for his upcoming film scheduled to be released at the end of Ramadan.

June 22, 2014

The funds are the first tranche of some $1.5 billion in mostly military aid which has been frozen since October amid US administration demands that the Egyptian government introduce democratic reforms.
21:18 GMT

"The Apaches will come, and they'll come very very soon," Kerry said in response to a reporter's question on whether the halt of deliveries expressed US antagonism to Egyptian authorities.

Forbes Middle East revealed that the criteria considered to rate the top companies included: the companies’ total revenue, net profits, total assets, and market capitalization.
19:06 GMT

On the Top 500 companies list, however, Egypt placed fourth in terms of number of companies contributed to the list.

Nadia Al Jundi isn't all smiles like this right now with her TV show's future uncertain. (Image: Facebook)
16:56 GMT

With Ramadan just around the corner, Nadia Al Jundi is feeling depressed because no one has yet purchased the drama that cost 20 million Egyptian pounds to make.