Egypt

August 26, 2014

The air strikes were against Islamic militias near Tripoli. (AFP/File)
14:22 GMT

Air strikes by Egypt and the UAE were launched against anti-government militias in Libya last week, senior U.S. officials revealed.

The crash occurred early Tuesday morning in Egypt's Luxor province, killing 19 and injuring 15. (AFP/File)
11:46 GMT

Following another fatal bus collision at Egypt's Sham el-Sheikh Friday, A minibus crash Tuesday in the Luxor province killed 19 Egyptians and injured 15 more.

Will we see a collaboration between Van Damme and Elsaka soon? (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:06 GMT

Ahmed Elsaka is a very lucky man! He's been receiving some special voice messages from the handsome Jean Claude van Damme!

August 25, 2014

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shokri (C) speaks as Libyan Foreign Minister Muhammad Abdelaziz (R) looks on during a meeting on Monday (Khaled Desouki/ AFP).
19:00 GMT

Egypt is to host a meeting of foreign ministers of Libya and its neighbours on Monday regarding Libya´s security situation.

Nour el Sherif is the leading male actor in "Cairo Time." (Image: Facebook)
14:09 GMT

Nour el Sherif and Mervat Amin are set to return in a new film after 14 years of not working together!

Will "Engineer" Youssef win his District's upcoming Parliamentary elections? (Image: Facebook)
12:26 GMT

Director Khaled Youssef is officially running in the upcoming Egyptian Parliamentary elections!

Egyptian short film “The Visit” has been selected to be screened at the Festival. (Image: Myfestivaldb.com)
09:32 GMT

As the Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival approaches, one Egyptian film has granted a place to get screened at the festival!

Selim was a prominent Egyptian actor with many famous titles to his name. (Image: Mydreambox.net)
09:03 GMT

Egyptian actor Abdel Mohsen Selim has passed away at the age of 70.

America Ferrera as Betty in the US TV series "Ugly Betty." (Image: Funny-pictures.net)
08:55 GMT

Hollywood starlet Salma Hayek is enraged with Amy Samir Ghanem's latest TV drama showmakers for stealing her hit US TV series "Ugly Betty's" ideas to use in Amy's show!

August 24, 2014

Gun shells cover the ground as a member of the Misrata militia group walks past, following battles surrounding Tripoli's airport, August 21, 2014 (File/AFP)
12:35 GMT

Egyptian authorities denied bombing militant locations in Tripoli, according to a ministry statement. The Egyptian foreign ministry said it would be monitoring developments closely.

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said the Egyptian brokered ceasefire attempt was welcomed by Palestinian factions and the international community (File/AFP)
12:15 GMT

Ceasefire attempts between Hamas and Israel are ongoing, Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said in a statement Sunday.

A new schedule will be prepared for paying outstanding dues to foreign partners in the petroleum sector,
04:55 GMT

The government is the reason behind the continued inability of the petroleum sector to repay dues to foreign partners in return for oil and gas received monthly, said an official at the Ministry of Petroleum

August 23, 2014

Many of Mohammad Muneer's fans are disappointed they won't see his face on stage. (Image: Facebook)
08:00 GMT

Some unhappy Muneer followers are threatening to stampede the concert if ticketed seats don't increase.

Donia Samir Ghanem says "bring it" cameras! (Image: Facebook)
06:08 GMT

Baby making is in the books, for now, and that bodacious actress as back at her cinematic best as she stars in "The Big NIght".

Special Kay hit the decks in Cairo this weekend as the fun began in the city. (Imaeg courtesy of primemag.me)
05:48 GMT

Here's what's shaking in the big city this week.