Egypt

July 27, 2014

The tunnels were found in the Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
14:18 GMT

Egypt has demolished thirteen more tunnels between Egypt and the Gaza Strip.

The death toll in Gaza has passed over 1000, (77% are civilians, 33% are under age 18).  Up to 120,000 people (of approximately 1.8 million) have been displaced. The world is once again turning a blind eye to Israeli aggression, and in some cases, actively supporting it. Why is it that the abused always turn into abusers?  Will we make it stop?
13:24 GMT

An uptick in regional sadness dampens celebrations for Eid-al-Fitr 2014

Fifi and her daughter Hanadi at the F1 Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi. (Image: Facebook)
13:06 GMT

Fifi Abdo celebrated her daughter Hanadi's engagement party with a dance or two before heading to Saudi Arabia for Umra!

Erdogan recently called Egypt's president a "tyrant." (AFP/File)
09:23 GMT

Egypt has again summoned Ankara's charge d'affaires in protest to recent remarks by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The shell was reportedly fired by militants targeting the Egyptian military. (AFP/File)
08:40 GMT

Four children were killed and five others injured.

July 24, 2014

Ehab has filed a complaint to the court which couldn't find anyone guilty in his home's robbery case. (Image: Facebook)
11:59 GMT

Ehab Tawfik's luxurious villa has been robbed and he's not happy with the court's verdict!

Will you be able to help Khaled find the poet he's looking for? (Image: Facebook)
09:27 GMT

Egyptian singer Khaled Selim is on the hunt for the Kuwaiti man he'd once met at Kuwait International Airport!

July 23, 2014

The offensive in Gaza has killed over 600 Palestinians so far. (AFP/File)
16:49 GMT

Egypt's President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi said in a speech Wednesday that Egypt will open its borders with Gaza and send aid once both sides agree on a ceasefire.

"Women's Prison" has given viewers a real insight into the lives of prisoners in the infamous Qanater Prison. (Image: Al Ahram)
09:02 GMT

The series created by the team behind last Ramadan's critically acclaimed Zaat invites audiences into the lives of female prisoners and wardresses in the infamous Qanater Prison.

Twenty-two border guards were killed in Egypt last Saturday by unknown militants (File Archive/AFP)
06:00 GMT

Egypt's military has discovered more details on the attack last Saturday that left 33 of its border guards dead in the al-Wadi al-Gedid governorate.

These included a number of petrochemical projects and research initiatives for the exploration of mineral wealth.
03:38 GMT

Egypt has proposed three petrochemical projects to the UAE for a total investment of $540m, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Petroleum.

July 22, 2014

Egypt is finalising the details of a long-awaited unified licence which will allow firms to offer both mobile and landline telecommunications.
16:22 GMT

Vodafone Egypt, which is also 45 per cent owned by fixed-line telecoms firm Telecom Egypt, is the leading communications player by customer numbers in the country of 86 million.

The regulations also illustrated that maximum wages will be applied on administrative authorities that belong to the state, economic bodies and holding companies.
04:55 GMT

Debate over the maximum has been ongoing for the past several years with speculations on the exclusion of several sectors riding during the past several months.

July 21, 2014

The plan for a new capital city, due to Cairo´s traffic congestion and growing population, was discussed in a cabinet meeting last week (Shutterstock).
19:44 GMT

The Egyptian government is considering a plan to build a new administrative capital city due to Cairo´s traffic congestion and rising population.

Mohamed Salah
15:40 GMT

Reports this week suggested the 22-year-old would have to return to his homeland to serve in the armed forces, but he has now been informed this is not the case