Egypt

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.

Mohammed Badie is considered the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt's supreme guide (File Archive)
18:00 GMT

An Egyptian court has sentenced the Muslim Brotherhood's top leadership to death Thursday, according to judicial sources.

The Egyptian government has sentenced hundreds of Morsi supporters to jail. (AFP/File)
09:50 GMT

Hundreds of Egyptians took to the streets of Alexandria to protest newly elected President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Menna won't be leaving the house any time soon! (Image: Facebook)
09:18 GMT

How did Menna Shalabi end up in bed with an injured foot?

Zeina is still thinking about whether or not she will appear on Nishan's show. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The offer is on the table, and Nishan is still waiting for Zeina final answer whether she will appear on his Ramadan TV show.

“Iran re-entry presents an opportunity to improve security of supply and for oil and gas service companies to develop significant opportunities,” said Mr. Stocker.
04:55 GMT

Business is already preparing for barriers preventing trade with one of the region’s biggest potential markets to be brought down.

June 18, 2014

German defence group Rheinmetall is set to sign a 2.7 billion euro ($3.7 billion) deal in the coming weeks for the production of 980 Fuchs 2 military vehicles for Algeria.
21:28 GMT

Germany said this month it would adopt a more cautious approach towards arms exports after a 24 per cent surge last year fuelled a domestic debate on military sales.

We won't be seeing these faces side-by-side in “Al Wiswas” this Ramadan after all.
18:09 GMT

If you were excited to see the Egyptian drama “Al Wiswas” in the Ramadan lineup, grab your tissues because the show has been nixed from the list.

Yousra is working up a storm right now! (Image: Facebook)
18:03 GMT

‘Tis the season for all stars to be super stressed. With Ramadan looming ahead, time is running short to complete her TV drama “Saraya Abdeen” (The Palaces of Abdeen).

Athar won't be forgetting and forgiving Galal any time soon! (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:18 GMT

Athar al Hakim still hasn't forgiven Ramez Galal for scaring her to death on his prank show!

A scene from one of Adel's popular productions. (Image: Facebook)
11:40 GMT

Adel Imam gave strict orders to the buyers of his upcoming Drama, and they were happy to oblige!

Sherine also shared her wish to be with a man. (Image: Facebook)
06:15 GMT

Egyptian superstar Sherine Abdel Wahab was held guest on the radio FM channel “Nujoom FM” with broadcaster Hind Rida Ali for the show “Eishha Bishikl Tani” (Live it a Different Way).

Egypt's membership to the AU was on freeze during former president Mohammed Morsi's rule, but the AU has cited the country's success in electing Sisi and ratifying a new constitution as signs that it is ready to again be part of the AU (File Archive)
05:00 GMT

Egypt was re-admitted to the African Union Tuesday.