Egypt’s military-backed government has jailed nearly 16,000 people since July 2013, when President Mohamed Morsi was ousted, a report says.
The second night of the sixth edition of the festival entertained and enthralled the audience with a variety of musical acts.
Egyptian singer Mohamed Mohsen, known for his revolutionary music, recounts how authorities stopped him from performing at Egypt's Arts Celebrations event last Thursday.
The blockbuster "Noah" has been banned in the UAE and Bahrain, but what will be the final outcome for Egypt?
Majida El Roumi's fans were both happy and angered by how expensive tickets were priced for her upcoming concert in Egypt this March.
Egypt's former leftist presidential candidate Khaled Ali told the media this week that he will not run in the upcoming presidential elections, citing them as a "farce" and "stacked in favor of military chief Abdel Fattah Al Sisi."
Alhammadi added that DP World plans to carry out the Sokhna third berth with costs exceeding $200m.
March 16, 2014
The Egyptian government promised increased security as well as military courts to handle those who have attacked security forces in recent months.
Egypt's tourism has taken another plunge, recording a 28 percent drop in visitors during the two first months of 2014 in comparison to last year's figures.
This week moves from the Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children to the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival, paralleled by many music and arts activities, along with film screenings in Cairo and Alexandria.
He's sort of had a string of bad luck. Saed Al Sughair has found himself in yet another scary car encounter.
It's taken her two years to do it, but Donia Samir Ghanem's soon to be released album should be worth the wait!
Formerly facing potential deportation, now Safinaz's decision to breach the contract with the Cairo hotel has cost her some time in jail.
Abdel-Aziz said that stocks under LE5 ($0.72) per share made up almost 60 percent of the market's turnover.
March 15, 2014
Egypt and Alexandria have a whole lot of music and dance events to keep you busy every day this weekend/week.