Egypt

Today

Athar Al Hakim has spoken, and Haifa Wehbe and the Lebanese are NOT happy about it (Image: Facebook).
13:06 GMT

Haifa Wehbe has way more outspoken haters these days after her controversial role in "Halawet Rouh".

The U.S. says the aid will be used for Egyptian authorities for "limited purposes" such as counterterrorism, border security and nonproliferation (Mohammed Al Shahed/AFP)
10:34 GMT

Washington will release $650 million in funding as it begins to ease its partial aid suspension against Cairo that began last year.

Ahmed Ezz's ship might finally be sinking as Zeina says she's the official documents to prove they are married. (Albawaba edit)
10:27 GMT

Ahmed Ezz's ship might finally be sinking as Zeina says she's the official documents to prove they are married.

Rania said that she doesn't like using Twitter and interacts with her fans through Facebook alone. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:42 GMT

Someone's loving Rania Farid Shawki more than they're supposed to; it's her Twitter impersonator!

Jowan Safadi strumming the strings at Cairo Jazz Club (Image: Facebook).
08:36 GMT

Performing live before a small holiday crowd at Cairo Jazz Club, Jowan Safadi doesn't want be a voice of the Palestinian cause to gain acceptance of Arab audiences.

Omar will be performing at the Cairo Opera House for three nights in April. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Renowned Egyptian composer and pianist Omar Khairat will perform with his group at the Cairo Opera House on the last three April evenings.

April 23, 2014

The court found the defendants guilty of organizing street protests and provoking violence. Here, Brotherhood supporters are seen in Cairo in August 2013. (AFP/File)
20:05 GMT

An Egyptian court has sentenced 19 anti-government protesters to ten years in prison each, judicial sources say.

Mai Izz El Din is in deep pain after sustaining an arm injury (Image: Facebook).
16:32 GMT

Despite the doctor's orders, Mai Izz El Din tried to push through the pain and kept filming "Spoiled Girls" only to find that wasn't so wise after all.

Should Khaled Saleh and company switch the title of their upcoming drama? (Image courtesy of mahatetmasr.com)
16:12 GMT

With the release not exactly going smoothly for the film named "Halawet Rouh", the upcoming TV show of the same name might should change its title.

Attacks against police officers have increased since the former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was overthrown last summer. (AFP/File)
09:47 GMT

A car bomb killed one policeman on the outskirts of Cairo Wednesday.

Emad Hamdy (left), Ashraf Sharara and Eman Samy (right). (Image: The International Music Centre's promotional material)
07:15 GMT

The monthly concert of the International Music Centre will present three Egyptian musicians on Sunday 27 April.

Washington has been critical of Egypt's crackdown on dissent, but is planning to restore military aid nonetheless (Mahmoud Khaled/AFP)
07:07 GMT

The U.S. will lift its freeze on military aid to Cairo and deliver Apache helicopters to Egypt.

Ansar Beit al Maqdis claimed responsibility for an attack on a Korean tourist bus in Sinai. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT

Ansar Beit al Maqdis has grabbed headlines recently because of increased attacks in Egypt, but much is still unknown about this relatively new terrorist organization.

Earlier this month, Egypt's cabinet approved a new investment law that includes a clause preventing third parties from challenging contracts made between the government and investors
03:55 GMT

Egypt’s government has faced 37 cases worth LE100 billion ($14.3 billion) brought by investors in both international and domestic arbitration centres in the three years since the 2011 uprising,