Egypt

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.

August 22, 2014

Still from Ahl Eskendereya TV series trailer. (Image: YouTube)
05:00 GMT

Following controversy during the month of Ramadan, Ahl Eskendereya series will be screened in several TV channels, Al-Ahram Arabic newspaper reports.

August 21, 2014

Souad Massi (Image: Still from Massi's live performance uploaded on YouTube)
14:23 GMT

Ahram Online's sister French paper Ahram Hebdo talks to the renowned Algerian singer Souad Massi, who explains why she refuses to sing in Israel, and reflects on her recent concerts in Cordoba and Morocco.

Arab media criticized Egyptian actor Amr Waked for kissing his Jewish co-star Scarlett Johansson in the Hollywood film "Lucy." (Image: Al Arabiya)
13:55 GMT

Arab media criticized Egyptian actor Amr Waked for kissing his Jewish co-star Scarlett Johansson in the Hollywood film "Lucy."

Attacks by Sinai-based militants have increased dramatically since the ouster of Morsi, with attacks primarily targeting Egyptian security forces. [Press TV]
13:31 GMT

4 militants killed as Egypt's troops press on with daily offensives in Sinai

Safinaz posted a picture of herself on her wedding day, and she looked happier than ever! (Image: Facebook)
12:33 GMT

The only place Armenian Bellydancer Safinaz will be flying off to now is her honeymoon destination!

Sawsan said that she will always be friends with her ex-hubby Sameh! (Image: Facebook)
10:45 GMT

Following a seriously short marriage, Sawsan Badr has decided to end her sixth marriage!

A beautiful friendship brought Imam and Saleh together for many years. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:50 GMT

After more than 40 years of friendship, Adel Imam is being accused of neglecting his lifetime friend Saeed Saleh before he died.

Could Ruby have secretly gotten married? (Image: Facebook)
08:29 GMT

OK, everyone thinks that Ruby has secretly gotten married after a wedding band made an appearance on her finger!

The founder of the April 6 Youth Movement and fellow members have launched a new campaign against their detention. (AFP/File)
07:19 GMT

A number of jailed Egyptian activists decided to go on an open-ended hunger strike to protest their detention.

August 20, 2014

Peter Greste (left) and Egyptian journalist Baher Mohamed were controversially given seven-year jail sentences for allegedly reporting misinformation during Egypt's unrest (File/AFP)
17:37 GMT

The lawyer for two Al Jazeera journalist appealed their seven-year jail terms in a Cairo court. Both reporters were jailed for allegedly fabricating news reports.

We can't bracket the Muslim Brotherhood and ISIS in the same category (Image: The Independent)
13:47 GMT

Western governments freely branded Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization, the same category as radical Sunni group ISIS. They're definitely not the same.

The deficit for fuel supplied to stations this month increased to approximately 8m cubic metres of gas and equivalent daily compared to 7m last month.
13:45 GMT

Electricity deficit increases to approximately 6,180MW, no solution in sight