Egypt

April 7, 2014

Nadia and Mukhtar are good at working creatively together. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:50 GMT

Nadia Al Jundi is returning back to the small screen with her ex-hubby after an absence of three years.

Nelly Karim explains what's behind the filming delays for "A Day for Women".
09:35 GMT

Nelly Karim combats rumors that her upcoming film "A Day for Women" has been halted due to financial issues.

Smoke billows from buildings in the southern city of Aswan on April 6, 2014 following fighting between the Bani Hilal, an Arab tribe, and the Dabudiya, a Nubian family. (AFP)
07:17 GMT

At least two more people were killed on Sunday in the southern governorate of Aswan, renewing deadly tribal clashes that have killed almost two dozen people in three days of fighting.

Heikal made his comment while discussing a government scheme to use coal in cement factories in order to reduce subsidies, despite criticism from campaigners and the environment ministry
03:55 GMT

Sawiris then retweeted a post saying: "Like father like son… He pretends to be a socialist after the first 50 million," a clear reference to Heikal, who is widely believed to be living in London.

He added that the ministry would make also smartcards available for the citizens, which would allow them to save points to be used in exchange for other commodities, such as milk, yoghurt, lentils and beans
03:44 GMT

Ministry of Supply provides smart ration cards to citizens to meet their needs of bread and other commodities

April 6, 2014

Halima is going to be the latest face of "Al Mihwar" TV. (Image: Twitter)
14:31 GMT

Halima Poland is set to become the latest face of Egyptian TV channel "Al Mihwar."

According to Nabih, Haifa is fully Egyptian without any Lebanese roots! (Image: Facebook)
13:03 GMT

Lawyer Nabih Al Wahsh has revealed a few hidden secrets about Haifa Wehbe and her family.

Wafa Amer is alive and well. (Image: Facebook)
10:42 GMT

Wrong again! Egyptian satellite channel falsely announced the death of actress Wafa Amer, causing her mother to experience a nervous breakdown.

‘The Magic of Indian Weaves,’ the exhibition is a tribute to the craftsmanship and skills of countless Indian spinners and weavers, showcased through saris woven in seven of India’s states. (Image: Indian Embassy in Cairo)
08:06 GMT

This week is marked by closing of the D-CAF festival while the India by the Nile festival takes over Cairo and Alexandria stages. This topped with film screenings, concerts, theatre performances and more.

Salah earns Mourinho praise after Stoke strike
04:40 GMT

The Blues boss feels his club did great business in selling Juan Mata and bringing in the Egyptian during the January transfer window

April 5, 2014

Protests have erupted frequently in Egypt in response to the government's crackdown on journalists. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT

Egyptian journalists went on a one-day strike to protest the killing of reporters covering the anti-government protests.

April 3, 2014

The soaring (65m) Minaret of Jam sits in a deep river valley amidst towering mountains in Ghur province, Afghanistan. Built in the 12th century, its elaborate brickwork and blue-tiled top inscription represent the architectural and artistic tradition of this region.  High elevation won’t protect it from river flooding!
12:38 GMT

Arab World Heritage Sites Threatened by Climate Change

A still from the movie Villa 69. (Image: YouTube)
11:20 GMT

Egyptian film Villa 69, by director Ayten Amin, will be screened at the 38th Hong Kong International Film Festival.

Ban Ki Moon stated his concerns during a meeting with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy at a European Union-African summit in Brussels. (AFP/File)
11:19 GMT

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon recently expressed concern over an Egyptian court's decision to sentence over 500 Muslim Brotherhood members to death.

Egyptian Brigadier-General Tarek Al Mergawi was killed in Tuesday's bombings at Cairo University (Ahmed Gamil/AFP)
06:59 GMT

Egypt's Prime Minister called for an emergency meeting Tuesday following three bombings at Cairo University this week.