Egypt

March 30, 2014

Students at Azhar were protesting Sisi's decision to run for president in upcoming elections. (AFP/File)
17:17 GMT

Riot police stormed Azhar University Sunday to stop students who were protesting against Abdel Fattah al Sisi.

Hind Sabri has joined the "Happy" fun! (Image screenshot from the video).
14:15 GMT

If anyone deserves to finally be "Happy" it's the people of Egypt. Celebrities appeared on the Pharrell Williams cover music video because they believed in the message.

Well, hello, Amr Diab! (Image courtesy of layalina.com)
13:50 GMT

In case you ever were intrigued to find out what Amr Diab wears when he gets a haircut, the mystery has now been solved. Some might wish they could unlearn this info.

Security forces are frequently targeted by militants in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
13:08 GMT

One solider was killed after militants attacked a bus in the Sinai Peninsula Sunday.

Campaign materials throughout Egypt picture Sisi next to former president Gamal Abdel Nasser (Courtesy of North Africa Post)
12:01 GMT

Sisi supporters have been referencing the "legacy" of late Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser to generate emotional support for their candidate, but some say Nasser may not be such a hero for the Egyptian people--but rather responsible for the current state of chaotic affairs in the country today.

Sherine became a whole different woman after separating from her ex-hubby. (Image: Facebook)
10:18 GMT

Superstar Sherine Abdelwahab shocked her fans with something they didn't know about or expect from her: She's had an abortion!

Abdel Fattah al Sisi is the favorite in the upcoming presidential election. (AFP/File)
09:43 GMT

Abdel Fattah al Sisi has allegedly formed a new rapid intervention force that is capable of reaching all parts of Egypt.

D-CAF could be considered the crème de la crème of cultural events in Cairo this week.
09:28 GMT

So much to do, so much to see and only 7 days to do it.

Egypt's former military chief Abdel Fattah Al Sisi also made his long-awaited announcement this week that he will be running for president in the upcoming elections (Khaled Desouki/AFP)
07:07 GMT

Fires at an unofficial fuel depository that is used for smuggling energy supplies out of Egypt left at least 10 people dead and dozens injured this weekend.

March 29, 2014

Abdul Fattah al Sisi is expected to win upcoming presidential elections. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT

Egypt's state television has come under fire for airing a documentary on Sisi's only rival in the upcoming presidential elections.

Egyptian police have been criticized for their heavy use of force against protestors. (AFP/File)
17:30 GMT

Four people have been killed at a protest in Cairo after clashes broke out between demonstrators and security forces.

March 28, 2014

Saeed, you got a friend in me. Adel Imam is there for you, man.
21:04 GMT

Lifelong acting pals Adel Imam and Saeed Saleh have been through the thick and thin...and house fires together.

The Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza is a gateway for Palestinians to the outside world
09:48 GMT

Egyptian authorities allegedly seized a car and four motorcycles bound for Gaza near the Rafah crossing, destroying tunnels used for smuggling goods in the process.

Tamer has cut all professional ties with Tarik after this money incident. (Image: Facebook)
05:30 GMT

Superstar Tamer Hosny was not expecting his music video director Tarik Freitekh to deduct $150K from his wages!

March 27, 2014

Kerry was on a surprise visit to Jordan when he made the statement. (File/AFP)
10:47 GMT

U.S. Secretary John Kerry condemns Egypt court decision to sentence 529 Mohamed Morsi supporters to death, asking for those convicted to be given a fair trial.