Egypt

June 9, 2014

Meanwhile, El-Sisi showed his intention to visit Ethiopia to stress the importance of cooperation between the two countries.
21:09 GMT

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom has invited Egypt's newly-inaugurated President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to visit his country, Al-Ahram's Arabic news website reported.

Many Egyptians continue to protest the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
20:33 GMT

An Egyptian court has sentenced 112 anti-government protesters to one year in jail.

An astounding 99.3% of Egyptian women have experienced sexual harassment in some form. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT

Seven men were arrested after sexually assaulting a woman in Tahrir Square during celebrations for President Sisi's inauguration.

Stills from 'Happy' video clips. From top left clockwise: Egypt, Palestine, Yemen, Dubai. (Image: Al Ahram)
14:25 GMT

As the international wave of video clips to Pharrell Williams' 'Happy' keeps infusing YouTube with joy, Egypt's renditions are among the highest viewed in the region.

Egyptian actress Athar Al Hakim was fiercely attacked on social media for suing celeb prankster Ramez Galal. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:59 GMT

Egyptian actress Athar Al Hakim was fiercely attacked on social media for suing celeb prankster Ramez Galal.

Mahlab had initially announced that he would resign once Sisi took office. (AFP/File)
13:34 GMT

Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab will remain the Prime Minister and will help newly elected President Sisi form a new government.

Al-Sisi stated during his speech that he embraced reconciliation between Egyptians, but will exclude those who have committed crimes or engaged in violence (AFP/File).
09:53 GMT

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi promised his people better lives within four years, based on honest engagement, not "shining hopes".

Halima and Khaled collaborated together on her upcoming TV show. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:13 GMT

Khaled Selim has a new project up his sleeve with Halima Poland!

June 8, 2014

Students at al-Azhar frequently protest the current government and voice their displeasure with the overthrow of Morsi. (AFP/File)
18:30 GMT

Students at al-Azhar University in Cairo protested against the inauguration of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Sunday.

Ramez has plenty of scary pranks for his celeb friends this year! (Image: Facebook)
14:36 GMT

Egypt's fave prankster Ramez Galal is returning for another round of terrifying celebs this Ramadan.

Amr is getting religious this Ramadan! (Image: Facebook)
13:52 GMT

Amr Diab will be releasing more religious prayers this Ramadan!

Mahmoud has had a long and pressured acting career which may have contributed to his current illness. (Image: YouTube still)
12:20 GMT

Mahmoud al Jundi's wife confirmed that her hubby has been admitted to hospital this week.

Sisi will serve a four-year presidential term. (AFP/File)
09:52 GMT

Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in Sunday by the Supreme Constitutional Court as the country's new president.

Sisi won Egypt's presidential election with a whopping 96% of the vote. (AFP/FIle)
08:04 GMT

Egypt is tightening security as it prepares for Sisi's inauguration ceremony later today.