Egypt

July 4, 2014

Egyptian riot policemen douse burning tyres thrown by supporters of Muslim Brotherhood movement during their rally to mark the first anniversary of the military ouster of president Mohamed Morsi on July 3, 2014 in Cairo's Ain Shams district. [AFP]
13:58 GMT

A bomb detonated on Friday in Egypt’s Fayoum governorate killing three, reported Al-Ahram Arabic website.

Pro-Morsi supporters took to Egypt's streets Thursday marking the first anniversary of the former Islamist president's oust (Khaled Kamel/AFP)
05:00 GMT

At least seven people have died thus far in a bomb blast on an Alexandra train late Wednesday.

Political unrest in Egypt is not affecting work on the mall, confirms George Kostas, CEO of UAE-based retailer Majid Al Futtaim Properties.
02:14 GMT

Mall of Egypt, the 160,000-square metre mega-mall being developed by Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Properties in Cairo, is proceeding on track despite unrest in the country, a senior official confirmed.

July 3, 2014

Egyptian officials conducted a massive crackdown on pro-Morsi supporters in Kerdasa last year (File Archive/AFP)
17:00 GMT

At least two people have died from the bomb attack that struck Egypt's Kerdasa region Thursday on the first year anniversary of former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi's oust.

Regarding President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s plan to provide the market with citizen’s needs for oil and sugar produced by the army, she said this plan is “illogical in economic terms and impossible to implement.
14:32 GMT

The government is unlikely to succeed in controlling anticipated price jumps in markets, goods, and services vulnerable to such abnormalities in the wake of petroleum subsidy cuts in the new budget.

The Muslim Brotherhood called for a "day of anger," one year on from the ousting of Mohamed Morsi (File/AFP)
12:10 GMT

Egypt's security forces cracked down on Muslim Brotherhood protesters on the year anniversary of their leader's ousting from government.

Amr will begin recording his postponed Ramadan drama in October. (Image: Facebook)
09:33 GMT

Singer Amr Diab recorded 8 songs for his TV drama debut next Ramadan.

Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have been arrested since ousted leader Mohamed Morsi was overthrown last year (File/AFP)
08:31 GMT

Leader and spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood's National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, was arrested in Cairo after Egyptian forces raided his home.

Such an eclectic list of things to do this month (Image courtesy of Al Ahram Gate).
05:00 GMT

Here's where to go and how to have fun this holy month in Egypt.

“It [the company] was also acquitted of any violation of Egypt’s tax laws, and thus did not take this decision into consideration,” the company added.
03:00 GMT

AhramOnline reported Tuesday that the construction tycoon has been sentenced in absentia to three years imprisonment on charges of tax evasion.

July 2, 2014

Ajnad Misr, or the Soldiers of Egypt, claimed responsibility for Monday's bombings, but authorities have arrested members from Ansar Beit Maqdis instead (Mohamed El Shahed/AFP)
17:19 GMT

At least four members of the Sinai-based militant group Ansar Beit Maqdis were arrested by Egyptian authorities Wednesday over this week's palace bombings.However, another militant group, Ajnad Misr, claimed responsibility for the attacks on Tuesday.

These two lovebirds are still going strong despite the current distance. (Image: Facebook)
17:13 GMT

With their careers keeping them apart, married Lebanese stars Yousif Al Khal and Nicole Saba are supportive but sad.

Lionel Messi and Ahmed Helmy in a commercial together. (Image: screenshot from commercial)
16:41 GMT

Egyptian comedian actor Ahmed Helmy clears the air about his connection with soccer player Lionel Messi.

Jamal hopes that his fans will love his latest role as Gamal Abdel Nasser. (Image: Facebook)
12:38 GMT

Jamal Suliman is careful to spare the feelings of his son Mohammad when it comes to Facebook!

Jordanian Hisham Said performs in Sofar Cairo (Image: Rowan El Shimi)
09:35 GMT

Cairo hosts its first ever Sofar concert, part of a global movement that brings live music to people’s living rooms.