Egypt

April 14, 2014

Ghali served under Hosni Mubarak until he was overthrown in January 2011. (AFP/File)
19:41 GMT

Interpol arrested Youssef Boutros Ghali on Monday as he arrived in Paris.

Egyptian construction tycoon Nassef Sawiris, the youngest among the Sawiris siblings, was the first Egyptian and the fourth on the list with a total worth of $6.7bn.
19:04 GMT

The first spot went to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which had 39 names on the list, while third went to the United Arab Emirates, which had 14.

16,000 people have been detained since Mohamed Morsi was ousted in July 2013 (File/AFP)
19:00 GMT

A student loyal to ousted president Mohamed Morsi was shot dead by Egyptian security forces as clashes took place in Cairo University, also leaving two journalists injured.

Yusra will be starring in a new film about the Egyptian revolution and its consequences from the past three years. (Image: Facebook)
17:44 GMT

Egyptian actress Yusra Al Lawzi will be starring in a new film about Egypt!

Ezz is having to deal with another woman claiming to be engaged to him! (Image: Facebook)
16:46 GMT

Things are going from bad to worse with Ahmed Ezz as now another actress claims to be engaged to him.

Sisi is widely expected to win the upcoming presidential elections. (AFP/File)
16:12 GMT

Abdel Fattah al Sisi's lawyer handed in the required documents Monday for Sisi to run for president.

Event image collage courtesy of Al Ahram Online.
11:33 GMT

So much to do, so much to see this week in Egypt.

April 13, 2014

Hanan is now the proud Mama of a baby girl! (Image: Sayidaty.net)
14:55 GMT

Hanan Turk had given birth to an adorable a baby girl!

You're just going to have to wait that little bit longer to listen to Amr and Tamer's new music albums! (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:56 GMT

Some key events in the Arab world are causing superstars Amr Diab and Tamer Hosny to work differently!

Sama Al Masri knows how to make the brotherhood go mad! (Image: Facebook)
11:40 GMT

Always earnestly in search of a way to get under the skin of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, Sama Al Masri made a rumor go around about her wearing a hijab.

The U.S. recently listed Ansar Beit Maqdis as a terrorist group (File Archive/AFP)
07:33 GMT

Egyptian troops have allegedly killed a prominent Sinai Peninsula militant this weekend.

Amnesty International have slammed Egypt's controversial counter-terrorism law. (AFP/File)
07:25 GMT

Amnesty International issued a statement this weekend denouncing a counter-terrorism law drafted by the Egyptian government, saying that it must be scrapped or fundamentally revised.

April 12, 2014

One person was killed after demonstrators clashed with Egyptian police in Alexandria. (AFP/File)
13:55 GMT

Clashes between anti-government protestors and security forces have left one dead in Alexandria.

Highly-anticipated: Macadi will be performing in Cairo this month. (Image: Soundcloud)
11:39 GMT

Macadi Nahhas returns to Cairo's Al-Genaina Theatre on Friday 18 April as part of the venue's early spring programme.

Fighting between Egyptian security forces and Muslim Brotherhood supporters is the biggest obstacle for peace in the country (File/AFP)
11:07 GMT

At least two Muslim Brotherhood members have been killed by security forces in an exchange of gunfire on Friday.