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Amr Diab is still looking good at 52. (Image: Facebook)
11:34 GMT

One of Egypt's hottest stars shined on stage the Mousa Coast Resort on the Red Sea and shared with his faithful fans in attendance what big things are on his horizon.

The Muslim Brotherhood was designated as a terrorist organization by the Egyptian government earlier this year. (AFP/File)
08:54 GMT

An Egyptian court has confirmed the death sentences of 20 Muslim Brotherhood members.

Egyptian digital artist Ahmed Emad Eldin designs cover for Pink Floyd's new album The Endless River. (Image: Facebook)
08:46 GMT

Egyptian digital artist Ahmed Emad Eldin designs cover for Pink Floyd's new album The Endless River.

Egypt has struggled to curb its swelling budget deficit whilst meeting soaring energy demands, resulting in daily electricity cuts around the country of 86 million people.
04:55 GMT

Egypt has struggled to curb its swelling budget deficit whilst meeting soaring energy demands, resulting in daily electricity cuts around the country of 86 million people.

September 29, 2014

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and Egas announced an international tender for oil and gas drilling concessions last December.
16:26 GMT

French oil company Total has been awarded a licence to explore for natural gas in the Nile Delta,

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed his Egyptian counterpart, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, during his speech at the World Economic Forum, 28th September, 2014 (File/AFP)
14:01 GMT

Egyptian officials condemned accusations from Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following the premier's criticism of human rights violations in a back and forth spat between both countries.

Sherine is reportedly suing the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information for canceling her concert. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:25 GMT

Sherine Abdel Wahab, amongst many other Arab singers, has been banned from performing in Kuwait!

Mohamed Khan's "Factory Girl" is in the Oscar race for Best Foreign Language Film.
10:31 GMT

Mohamed Khan's "Factory Girl" is the official entry by Egypt for the Oscar's Best Foreign Language Film 2015.

Family portrait: Rania Youssef with her two daughters and her current and ex-husband! (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:16 GMT

Rania Youssef and her ex-hubby Mohamad Mukhtar are reportedly fighting over the custody of their daughters.

Amal Maher's new album announcement shocks fans (Image: Facebook)
09:27 GMT

This is not your typical Arab album announcement.

Lucy was a huge international hit and has put Waked's name amongst Hollywood stars. (Image: Facebook)
06:19 GMT

Lucy, the newly released movie by French filmmaker Luc Besson, features Egyptian actor Amr Waked. His appearance prompts reflections on presence of Egyptian artists in international cinema.

September 28, 2014

Hisham is looking worse for wear as he suffers in the ICU with a rare disease! (Image: Albawaba edit)
22:27 GMT

Hisham Tala'at Mustafa who killed Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim is in the ICU suffering from a rare disease. Should he be permitted to travel abroad for treatment?

Khaled was renowned for his brilliant acting and hilarious sense of humor! (Image: Facebook)
22:11 GMT

In honor of the late actor Khaled Saleh, the filmmakers of "The Island 2" have decided to cancel an important event his fans were looking forward to.

Its Egyptian project is seen as part of economic and political support of Egypt by the United Arab Emirates.
17:07 GMT

The project would not only mark a huge expansion of Arabtec’s business but also boost Egypt’s struggling economy and help to resolve a housing shortage that has become a major source of political discontent.

Shabola always has something to sing about.
10:26 GMT

Disgusted and disappointed with the filth on the streets, Shabola is in studio recording a song about trash.