Egypt

December 18, 2014


Kuwait Energy holds a 49.5 per cent revenue interest in the East Ras Qattara development lease
23:58 GMT

This is a very important discovery as this is the first time that the Jurassic formation is proven to be a hydrocarbon producer in the East

Ever since Morsi was overthrown, the Egyptian authorities have maintained a harsh crackdown on Morsi's supporters, detaining thousands and killing hundreds. (AFP/File)
15:18 GMT

An Egyptian court on Thursday slapped 41 Muslim Brotherhood members with jail terms of varying length for committing "acts of violence," a judicial source has said.

Safinaz has attracted the attention of the masses in Egypt. (Image: alkbr.blogspot.com)
08:57 GMT

The Armenian belly dancer was Egypt's most popular person searched in Google this year.

Hassan doesn't think his critics are worthy of his time. (Image: Facebook)
08:01 GMT

Why was Hassan el Shafei the only person not dancing to Hussain al Jasmi's catchy "Good News" performance on the Arab Idol finale?

Washington has given an annual aid package of about $1.5 billion to Cairo for over 30 years. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

The US State Department welcomed new conditions passed by the congress granting the secretary of state more flexibility to approve aid to Egypt, while expressing worry about the human rights situation in the country.

December 17, 2014

The Egyptian government has finished upgrading the airport in the resort town of Hurghada,
17:39 GMT

The airport in Hurghada, a major tourist hub on the coast of the red sea, will now be able to accommodate 13 million passengers annually.

Although there is no law criminalizing homosexuality in Egypt, societal norms do not accept it. (AFP/File)
15:54 GMT

Cairo prosecution referred on Wednesday 21 suspects to court on "debauchery" charges.

Tamer's next career move includes returning to the cinema. (Image: Facebook)
14:17 GMT

Actor and Singer Tamer Hosny has announced that his next acting project will be taking him back to the cinema!

Amr has been super busy preparing 10 news singles for his upcoming TV drama "Fame." (Image: Facebook)
13:58 GMT

Amr Diab will be returning to the small screen this Ramadan with a TV show AND ten new songs!

Ghada is enjoying her Euro trip as rumors fly that she's banned from acting in Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
12:38 GMT

While one producer is accusing Ghada Abdel Razek of stealing his money, he's further claiming that she's been banned from acting in Egypt!

Ezz is still refusing to get that DNA test done; what's he got to hide? (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:28 GMT

Ahmed Ezz has once again refused a court order to get THAT DNA test done... Zeina must be fuming!

Nader Galal left behind a legacy. (Image: cairoscene.com)
08:00 GMT

Tuesday, December 16th marked the passing of one of Egypt's most legendary directors. Nader Galal left a legacy of more than 50 films.

Abdel Nour is expected to hold the council’s first meeting tomorrow to review future plans and the most important proposals for developing bilateral relations.
01:36 GMT

Minister of Industry and Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour issued a decree Monday stipulating the formation of the Egyptian-Chinese Business Council

December 16, 2014

The moment Hani presented a shocked Wafaa with boxer shorts live on air. (Image: Gololy)
13:40 GMT

Hani Ramzi gets Wafaa al Kilani's knickers in a twist as he presents her with boxer shorts live on air!

Mohammad Hamaki is homeward bound, Cairo! (Image: Instagram)
12:15 GMT

Mohammad Hamaki is headed to his homeland once again.