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Peter Greste (left) and Egyptian journalist Baher Mohamed were controversially given seven-year jail sentences for allegedly reporting misinformation during Egypt's unrest (File/AFP)
17:37 GMT

The lawyer for two Al Jazeera journalist appealed their seven-year jail terms in a Cairo court. Both reporters were jailed for allegedly fabricating news reports.

We can't bracket the Muslim Brotherhood and ISIS in the same category (Image: The Independent)
13:47 GMT

Western governments freely branded Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization, the same category as radical Sunni group ISIS. They're definitely not the same.

The deficit for fuel supplied to stations this month increased to approximately 8m cubic metres of gas and equivalent daily compared to 7m last month.
13:45 GMT

Electricity deficit increases to approximately 6,180MW, no solution in sight

Will we see Adel and Samir in an acting project together? (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:05 GMT

Why did Samir Ghanem turn down an acting role with comedy legend Adel Imam?

Abdel-Fattah's decision to go on a hunger strike came after visiting his sick father in the hospital. (AFP/File)
10:58 GMT

Prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah has started a hunger strike in jail.

It's Sharif v Sherine as they go head to head in court on September 27. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:02 GMT

Sharif Muneer is finally taking Sherine Abdel Wahab to court on September 27.

Enas and Yousra are planning to set up their own Tourist Village. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:08 GMT

Egyptian starlets Yousra and Enas el Dughaidi are planning to open a Tourist Village in Egypt. Would you go visit?

Nour Ashour is one of several talented performers showcased in the festival this weekend. (Image: Facebook)
09:00 GMT

The evening will include performances by Osama El-Hady, Nour Project, Soot Fel-Zahma and Wasla, moving the audience across blues, jazz, rock, electronic music and oriental sounds, songs and instrumentals.

Fifi Abdo is out to prove she's doing great with Somaya Al Khashab. (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

The drama all began when the two divas worked together in "Women's Vengeance", but now the actresses are determined to stop the rumors of their issues by performing together again.

August 19, 2014

Tamer Hosny's so hot, he's 180 degrees. (Image: Facebook)
15:21 GMT

We've been waiting awhile for the hot jams, and now they're officially coming on August 25th.

Amr Diab and his wife are A-ok, according to him. (Image courtesy of Arabian Weddings)
15:10 GMT

Amr Diab and his wife Zeina Ashour were rumored to be on the brink of divorce, but the Egyptian superstar posted something to prove otherwise.

The Suez Canal is a main source of income for Egypt, generating annual revenues of $5 billion.
13:47 GMT

Egypt has selected a Saudi consultancy to draw up the plan for the government's mega project to transform the Suez Canal waterway into a hub of international investment and free trade zones.

Mohamed Morsi was ousted in July 2013 and subsequently imprisoned (File/AFP)
13:15 GMT

An Egyptian court adjourned the trial of former leader Mohamed Morsi along with some 130 Muslim Brotherhood members till August 23.

Security forces destroyed several "terrorist hideouts" used to launch attacks in Sinai (File/AFP)
12:58 GMT

Egypt's security forces killed two militants and arrested seven others in the northern Sinai, the country's state news agency reported.