Egypt

August 17, 2014

Ramez at his father's funeral this week. (Image: Facebook)
13:33 GMT

A number of celebrities stood by their friend Ramez Galal 's side at his father's funeral on Sunday.

Zeina and Ezz didn't speak to each other during their brief meeting at the funeral. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:06 GMT

Ahmed Ezz and Zeina happened to be in the same room for the first time since her return from the US with his twins!

Nelly will be one of the judges deciding whether YOU can dance or not! (Image: Facebook)
10:56 GMT

Nelly Karim is taking on a new exciting project involving dancing and MBC TV!

Chief Palestinian negotiator, Azzam al-Ahmad said he was "optimistic" about reaching a long-term peace agreement with Israel (File/AFP)
09:15 GMT

Palestinian and Israeli delegations are due to resume negotiations Sunday for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, according to AFP.

Nour Ashour knows how to move his fingers around a saxophone. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

Love some saxophone? Live in Egypt or wish you did? Then get a load of this.

Egyptian exports of natural gas and derivatives declined by approximately 75% during June to $19m,
04:55 GMT

Egypt has ceased exporting gas to Jordan several times this year due to the tense situation in Sinai and multiple explosions on the export pipeline.

August 16, 2014

The head of the Al-Wafd Party El-Sayed Al-Badawi, who last year traveled to Sudan to discuss the situation in Egypt with high ranking officials. (AFP File Photo)
18:20 GMT

A number of political parties that came into being after the 2011 revolution have said that they are in serious negotiations to join the electoral alliance led by the country's oldest liberal party, the Wafd Party.

Macbeth is one of the greatest classic theatre productions ever performed. (Image courtesy of Al Ahram Weekly)
15:14 GMT

Performances began on the 15th and will continue for more than a week of theatre fun.

August 14, 2014

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood-led National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) called for protests on Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of the violent dispersal of the Rabaa and Nahda protest camps last year. (AFP)
15:44 GMT

A supporter of toppled President Mohamed Morsy was killed during clashes between Muslim Brotherhood members and security troops on top of Nahya bridge near Mohandessin district in Giza.

Nadia can smile again because her show is soon to be aired at last. (Image: Facebook)
14:59 GMT

After a hiatus that lasted over a month, the Egyptian actress is back on set "Secrets".

Ramez's dad passed away this week and was a respected theatre director. (Image: Facebook)
13:09 GMT

Comedian and prankster Ramez Galal is taking time off to mourn the death of his father.

Enrique on a visit to the Pyramids in Cairo. (Image: Welcome- Pharaonic-Egypt-Blogpost.com)
11:31 GMT

Mohamed Karim taught Enrique Iglesias some Arabic on his latest trip to Egypt!

Roughly 600 people were killed in the dispersal of the protest camps. (AFP/File)
10:03 GMT

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is calling for protests Thursday to commemorate the violent dispersal of the Rabaa and Nahda protest camps exactly one year ago.

Mubarak is on trial for allegedly ordering the death of protesters during the country's revolution. (AFP/File)
09:08 GMT

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he did not order the killing of protesters or the shedding of the blood of Egyptians.

A nervous May says that she's more concerned with her career choices at the moment that silly rumors about her and Ahmad. (Image: Facebook)
08:19 GMT

After a rumored romance between May Ezzedine and Haifa Wehbe's ex-husband Ahmad Abu Hashima went viral, May opens up about the true nature behind their relationship!