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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

Leef is throwing a huge wedding party in Alexandria this month. (Image: Facebook)
14:06 GMT

Egyptian folk singer Abu al Leef is saying "I do" this month!

The actress is unhappy with the fact that the drama was considered as an insult to the history of Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
13:28 GMT

Yousra is out of the spotlight and nowhere to be seen. What could be making her hide?

Wafaa Amer loves her country so much that she's giving her entire new show's earnings to the Egypt Fund! (Image: Facebook)
12:03 GMT

Wafaa Amer loves her country so much that she's giving her entire new show's earnings to the Egypt Fund!

Haifa believes what her ex-hubby tells her about the Muslim Brotherhood! (Image: Facebook)
08:59 GMT

Haifa Wehbe puts rumors to rest and tells us whether her ex-husband Ahmad Abu Hashima left her because of pressure from the Muslim Brotherhood.

July 20, 2014

Erdogan criticized Sisi's role as a mediator for an Israel-Hamas ceasefire earlier this week (Egyptian Presidency/AFP)
20:00 GMT

Cairo summoned Turkey's charge d'affaires Sunday after Ankara leadership publicly criticized Egypt's role in handling the neighboring crisis in Gaza.

The attack took place at a checkpoint on the road from Cairo to Farfara, a town located somewhat near the Libyan border (AFP)
18:00 GMT

A militant attack on an Egyptian checkpoint Saturday has now left at least 21 border guards dead, according to new information Sunday.