Egypt

July 21, 2014

Leef is throwing a huge wedding party in Alexandria this month. (Image: Facebook)
14:06 GMT

Egyptian folk singer Abu al Leef is saying "I do" this month!

The actress is unhappy with the fact that the drama was considered as an insult to the history of Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
13:28 GMT

Yousra is out of the spotlight and nowhere to be seen. What could be making her hide?

Wafaa Amer loves her country so much that she's giving her entire new show's earnings to the Egypt Fund! (Image: Facebook)
12:03 GMT

Wafaa Amer loves her country so much that she's giving her entire new show's earnings to the Egypt Fund!

Haifa believes what her ex-hubby tells her about the Muslim Brotherhood! (Image: Facebook)
08:59 GMT

Haifa Wehbe puts rumors to rest and tells us whether her ex-husband Ahmad Abu Hashima left her because of pressure from the Muslim Brotherhood.

July 20, 2014

Erdogan criticized Sisi's role as a mediator for an Israel-Hamas ceasefire earlier this week (Egyptian Presidency/AFP)
20:00 GMT

Cairo summoned Turkey's charge d'affaires Sunday after Ankara leadership publicly criticized Egypt's role in handling the neighboring crisis in Gaza.

The attack took place at a checkpoint on the road from Cairo to Farfara, a town located somewhat near the Libyan border (AFP)
18:00 GMT

A militant attack on an Egyptian checkpoint Saturday has now left at least 21 border guards dead, according to new information Sunday.

Dance group Ballet Magnificat performing in Egypt. (Image: Cjonline.com)
11:34 GMT

This is what you can look forward to this week in Egypt if you're out on the town!

Handsome and talented: Enrique returns to Egypt in concert this summer. (Image: Facebook)
09:58 GMT

International superstar Enrique Iglesias is making a return to Egypt with a new concert this August!

Mahmoud Ghozlan, pictured above, is a leading spokesperson for the Muslim Brotherhood. Three of Ghozlan´s sons have now been arrested (AFP/ File).
09:31 GMT

Yasser Ghozlan, son of the Muslim Brotherhood´s spokesperson, Mahmoud Ghozlan, was arrested on Saturday in Cairo.

The teaser trailer already exceeded half a million views in two weeks. (Image: YouTube still)
09:00 GMT

With the teaser trailer already exceeding half a million views in two weeks, producers of Made in Egypt decide to screen the movie in GCC countries, Lebanon and Jordan simultaneously.

A Hologram for the King is set to premiere in November 2015. (Image: Al Ahram)
08:44 GMT

'A Hologram for the King', a film by German director Tom Tykwer and starring Tom Hanks, will showcase Hurghada's underwater reefs.

The convoy of around 600 political activists was stopped at a security checkpoint in North Sinai, around 150 kilometres from the Egyptian crossing of Rafah on the border with Gaza (AFP/ Mohammed Abed).
07:53 GMT

Egyptian security forces on Saturday prevented a humanitarian aid convoy from entering Gaza after checkpoint officers said the participants´ safety could not be assured.

Attacks against police and military are commonplace since the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
07:10 GMT

Twenty-one border guards were killed at a military checkpoint in southern Egypt.

Once a top recipient of US military aid, Egypt lost most of its $1.3 billion a year package after the 2011 popular uprising that toppled Mubarak.
04:55 GMT

"The contract is worth about 1 billion euros and was finalised last month," a French diplomatic source said. "It's the first big deal since we sold Mirage fighters (warplanes) about 20 years ago."

July 17, 2014

Yasmine looked so pretty in her wedding dress. (Image: Facebook)
13:17 GMT

What's the mystery behind Yasmine Abdel Aziz's bridal picture?