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.

We won't be seeing these faces side-by-side in “Al Wiswas” this Ramadan after all.
18:09 GMT

If you were excited to see the Egyptian drama “Al Wiswas” in the Ramadan lineup, grab your tissues because the show has been nixed from the list.

Yousra is working up a storm right now! (Image: Facebook)
18:03 GMT

‘Tis the season for all stars to be super stressed. With Ramadan looming ahead, time is running short to complete her TV drama “Saraya Abdeen” (The Palaces of Abdeen).

Athar won't be forgetting and forgiving Galal any time soon! (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:18 GMT

Athar al Hakim still hasn't forgiven Ramez Galal for scaring her to death on his prank show!

A scene from one of Adel's popular productions. (Image: Facebook)
11:40 GMT

Adel Imam gave strict orders to the buyers of his upcoming Drama, and they were happy to oblige!

Sherine also shared her wish to be with a man. (Image: Facebook)
06:15 GMT

Egyptian superstar Sherine Abdel Wahab was held guest on the radio FM channel “Nujoom FM” with broadcaster Hind Rida Ali for the show “Eishha Bishikl Tani” (Live it a Different Way).

Egypt's membership to the AU was on freeze during former president Mohammed Morsi's rule, but the AU has cited the country's success in electing Sisi and ratifying a new constitution as signs that it is ready to again be part of the AU (File Archive)
05:00 GMT

Egypt was re-admitted to the African Union Tuesday.

June 17, 2014

Mostafa is upset over his show's producer's lack of attention! (Image: Facebook)
12:09 GMT

Mostafa Shaban is totes unhappy with the producer of his new drama "Amrad Nisa'iyah" (Women's Illnesses). But, why?

Queen Theatre in London. (Image: Google)
11:26 GMT

Laila Soliman takes part in the London International Festival of Theatre's After A War programme, which brings together 20 international artists to review the ramifications of World War I.

Hani on his hospital bed before the surgery! (Image: Facebook)
10:27 GMT

Hani Shaker was still able to perform in Cairo this week despite pain from his recent back surgery!

Will Asala be returning to Cairo or has she moved to Dubai for good? (Image: Facebook)
09:43 GMT

Rumor has it that Asala is leaving Cairo for her new home in Dubai!

The new cabinet includes 30 ministers. (AFP/File)
09:20 GMT

Egypt's new cabinet has been sworn in by President Sisi at a ceremony in Cairo.

The police officer allegedly died while exchanging fire with members of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
06:57 GMT

An Egyptian police officer died after an exchange of gunfire in south Cairo.

Will Bassem Youssef be coming back to MBC? (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

After kicking him off the channel in the past after political tensions arose, Bassem Youssef is slated to be back on the air this Eid Al Fitr.

June 16, 2014

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab made the announcement Monday. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

Egypt's new cabinet will not include the controversial Ministry of Information.