Egypt

July 3, 2014

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.

July 1, 2014

An Egyptian police officer looks over the damage caused by Monday's bomb attacks (Mohamed Al Shahed/AFP)
19:20 GMT

An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility Tuesday for Monday's bombings at the Ittihadiya palace.

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood was declared a terrorist organization under law late last year (File Archive/AFP)
17:00 GMT

Three top Muslim Brotherhood-linked leaders were arrested in Egypt Tuesday ahead of the anniversary of former president Mohammed Morsi's oust last year.

He's still smiling, but Amro Waked wants you to help by watching the show. (Image: Facebook)
15:59 GMT

The recent political remarks made by Egyptian actor Amro Waked, which many had opposed, have negatively impacted his latest television drama “Ahil Iskandaria” (the People of Alexandria).

Athar Al Hakim is a happy woman now that her episode on Ramiz's show won't be airing.
15:53 GMT

After claiming that filming the episode nearly cost her her life, Egyptian actress Athar Al Hakim won a lawsuit against the prank show “Ramiz Qirsh Al Bahr” (Ramiz Shark of the Sea) .

The finance minister said the budget would push debt down from 94% of GDP, registered in the FY 2013/2014 budget, to around 90% of GDP
11:23 GMT

“The wages system in Egypt is closer to randomness than to being organised,” the minister said, adding that “a project for income law will be submitted to the cabinet during the coming period.”

Morsi's overthrow angered many Muslim Brotherhood supporters and sparked nation-wide protests. (AFP/File)
09:25 GMT

The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy has called on Egyptians to stage mass demonstrations on July 3 to protest President Sisi.

June 30, 2014

Three bombs exploded near the palace early Monday. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

Egyptian security forces successfully defused a fifth explosive device outside the Presidential Palace in Heliopolis Monday.