Egypt

June 23, 2014

A law passed last November banned all demonstrations not pre-approved by the police. (AFP/File)
07:35 GMT

A Cairo court acquitted 64 protesters on Sunday.

Amr Waked will finish up Ramadan with a film release on Eid Al Fitr. (Image: Facebook)
06:28 GMT

Whew! Just in time. Amro Waked has completed the scenes for his upcoming film scheduled to be released at the end of Ramadan.

June 22, 2014

The funds are the first tranche of some $1.5 billion in mostly military aid which has been frozen since October amid US administration demands that the Egyptian government introduce democratic reforms.
21:18 GMT

"The Apaches will come, and they'll come very very soon," Kerry said in response to a reporter's question on whether the halt of deliveries expressed US antagonism to Egyptian authorities.

Forbes Middle East revealed that the criteria considered to rate the top companies included: the companies’ total revenue, net profits, total assets, and market capitalization.
19:06 GMT

On the Top 500 companies list, however, Egypt placed fourth in terms of number of companies contributed to the list.

Nadia Al Jundi isn't all smiles like this right now with her TV show's future uncertain. (Image: Facebook)
16:56 GMT

With Ramadan just around the corner, Nadia Al Jundi is feeling depressed because no one has yet purchased the drama that cost 20 million Egyptian pounds to make.

Angelina Jolie's Cleopatra will be more realistic than Elizabeth Taylor's.
16:39 GMT

With Angelina Jolie being such a sexy actress, it's hard to imagine her not playing off her sex appeal in her upcoming version of the story of Cleopatra, but she claims she's heading for a more realistic approach.

The demonstrators originally planned to protest outside of the presidential palace, but security forces prevented them from doing so. (AFP/File)
12:40 GMT

Egyptian police arrested 22 anti-government protesters in Cairo Sunday.

Somaya gives credit to a strict diet and daily exercise for her new trimmer body! (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:41 GMT

Has Somaya al Khashab really had liposuction to shed the pounds?

Kerry is traveling to Europe and the Middle East this week to discuss the recent crisis in Iraq. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with newly elected Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-SIsi on Sunday.

Hend Sabry speaks up about her drama (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

With her Ramadan drama almost done filming, the deets of Hend Sabry's show have been released.

June 21, 2014

Egypt labeled the Muslim Brotherhood a "terrorist group" late last year (File Archive)
16:00 GMT

Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International slammed Egypt Saturday over its decision to sentence more than 180 Muslim Brotherhood members to death.

The Brotherhood's Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie is among those sentenced to death by the Minya court in Egypt (Mohamed El Shahed/AFP)
12:50 GMT

A Minya Criminal Court upheld its ruling from earlier this week which sentences 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters, including the group's top leader and Supreme Guide to death.

June 20, 2014

An Egyptian court sentenced the Brotherhood's Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie to death earlier this week (File Archive/AFP)
18:00 GMT

At least two people were killed in east Cairo Friday during a demonstration protesting the conviction of senior leaders of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood earlier this week.

The six men were also accused of belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood, which is listed a terrorist organization (File/AFP)
10:57 GMT

An Egypt court sentenced six supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to eight years in jail on charges of rioting.

June 19, 2014

Maryam Saleh singing it up at El Geneina Theater. (Image: Facebook, courtesy of eye shot photography)
22:57 GMT

While some may oppose her post-revolution, underground music, Maryam Saleh still has a swarm of fans, especially from the younger crowd.