Egypt

August 7, 2014

Israel is demanding that the Gaza Strip be demilitarized as uncertainty remains over whether a 72-hour truce will be extended. [AFP]
09:44 GMT

Officials close to ceasefire talks in Egypt said Thursday that Israel is demanding that the Gaza Strip be demilitarized as uncertainty remains over whether a 72-hour truce will be extended.

Despite her old age, Faten has aged very gracefully and is one of the Arab World's fashion and acting icons. (Image: Facebook)
08:55 GMT

Egyptian actress Faten Hamam has been released from the ICU following a severe deterioration in her health.

The Muslim Brotherhood was declared a terrorist organization last December. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT

The High Administrative Court announced that the verdict in the case regarding the dissolution of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party will be issued on August 9.

“The project is also expected to improve the macroeconomic indicators as it raises the canal’s revenues to $13 billion annually from $5 billion,” said Fathy.
“Investors expect an economic boom in most sectors when the Suez Canal industrial hub project sees the light,”
04:55 GMT

Egyptian stocks rallied on Monday as details of the Suez Canal industrial hub mega project started to unfold, analysts said

August 6, 2014

The construction will cost 6.2 billion euros and is scheduled to take three years. (AFP/File)
15:32 GMT

Egypt has launched the digging of a new canal which will run in parallel to the Suez Canal.

 The ceasefire, which came into effect on August 5, has brought relief to both sides after one month of fighting killed 1,875 Palestinians and 67 people on the Israeli side. [AFP]
13:07 GMT

A ceasefire in the besieged Gaza Strip has entered its second day while Israeli and Palestinian delegations in the Egyptian capital of Cairo prepare for talks in a bid to extend the 72-hour truce.

The comedic trio opted to work with Sobky even though their past works have made fun of his films and of Tamer Hosny's music. (Image: Al Ahram)
08:48 GMT

The highest grossing Eid film 'World War Three' sees the return of a known comedy trio only to be ruined by their new producer El Sobky.

Egypt has witnessed a wave of militant attacks since the ousting of ex-president Mohamed Morsi in July of last year (File/AFP)
07:33 GMT

Five Egyptian police personnel and four militants died during Tuesday clashes in the country's tourist spot along the Mediterranean coast.

Morsi died on Tuesday in Salam hospital in the south Cairo district of Maadi. (Image: Al Ahram)
05:00 GMT

Egyptian TV, film and theatre actor and director Khalil Morsi died on Tuesday following a sudden health crisis.

August 5, 2014

Tamer likes to personally edit his music before it's released. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:32 GMT

Tamer Hosny has postponed the release of his new music album "180 Degrees" once again!

August 4, 2014

In addition to opening the Rafah crossing, Egypt is involved in trying to broker a new ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. (AFP/File)
16:38 GMT

The Egyptian ambassador to Gaza says the Rafah crossing will remain open and Cairo doctors will treat Gaza's injured for free.

Egypt has seen an upsurge in attacks by Sinai-based fighters since the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
13:01 GMT

Egyptian troops killed 11 militants in the Sinai Peninsula Monday.

Mostafa and Ghada with their friends at their Cairo restaurant. (Image: Twitter)
12:36 GMT

Mostafa Amar's friends enjoyed a huge feast at the singer's restaurant on the last day of Ramadan.

With regard to brands, Chevrolet topped the list of sold cars marking around 5,300 in sales in June compared to 3,500 sold units in the same month last year
04:55 GMT

The sales of passenger cars segment in June witnessed a 53% increase compared to June 2013, whilst truck sales surged 73%.