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The Instagram picture that caused all the controversy for Ghada! (Image: Instagram)
08:49 GMT

Ghada Abdel Razek has caused yet more controversy for posting an "offensive" Instagram picture!

Lakkotrypis said the best way for Cyprus to export to Egypt was directly via a pipeline.
04:55 GMT

Cyprus and energy-starved Egypt agreed Tuesday to speed up procedures on the prospect of exporting natural gas.

November 26, 2014

Italian Egyptian comunity cheers for Egyptian President visit to Italy on November 24, 2014 in Rome. (AFP/File)
20:05 GMT

A court in Egypt has sentenced nearly 80 minors between two and five years in prison each for demonstrating in support of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, official sources say.

Egyptian army patrols a street in the divided border town of Rafah, along the border with the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, on November 4, 2014. (AFP/File)
19:43 GMT

At least three Egyptian police officers have been killed in an armed attack in the volatile Sinai Peninsula of the North African country.

Now you can totally watch Haifa's "Halawet Rouh" in Egypt! (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:42 GMT

People of Egypt, the ban has been lifted: You can now watch Haifa Wehbe's "Halawet Rouh" in theaters!

The Rafah crossing is the principal connection between Gaza's 1.7 million people and the outside world, but Egypt largely keeps it closed as part of the jointly-enforced Israeli blockade on the Strip. (AFP/File)
11:14 GMT

Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing with Gaza to allow thousands of Palestinians, stranded for weeks on the Egyptian side, to return home to the Strip.

A state of emergency was declared in parts of North Sinai following last month's deadly attack. (AFP/File)
10:37 GMT

The Egyptian army resumed air operations in the Sinai Peninsula, reportedly killing five members of the militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis and injuring four others.

Kim at The Dubai Mall on her first visit to the UAE. (Image: Facebook)
09:56 GMT

American socialite Kim Kardashian was welcomed by UAE royalty into their country last week, while Egyptian actress Hanan Turk was refused entry into their soil.

The healthy fast food outlet currently has six branches in Dubai. (Image: Eat Easily)
09:07 GMT

Leading Dubai-based fast food chain Kcal will expand in the MENA region and announced 14 new branches in Egypt.

November 25, 2014

Egyptian rescue workers and residents remove a body from the rubble of a collapsed building on November 25, 2014 in Cairo's northern district of Matariya (AFP)
18:06 GMT

Rescue workers and family members tried to free others trapped in the rubble after the building collapsed. Investigators suspect illegal construction as the cause.

Ahmed is still refusing to get that DNA test done, even though the court has ordered him to do so! (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:32 GMT

So Egyptian actress Zeina's lawyer has "challenged" Ahmed Ezz to undergo a DNA test to prove that he is or isn't the father of her twins. Seriously? This is NOT the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Helmy is back home and recovering well in Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
10:00 GMT

Egyptian comedian actor Ahmed Helmy is back in Egypt following the removal of his cancerous tumor in the US.

Saudi Arabia is one of the foremost investors in Egypt, with investments exceeding $26bn.
04:55 GMT

Egypt suffers from legislative chaos, lack of legal reforms: Saudi businessmen.

November 24, 2014

The conference aims to profile investment opportunities in Egypt's various sectors.
11:52 GMT

Dubai-based business intelligence tool MEED will host an "Invest in Egypt" conference.

November 23, 2014

Egyptian military forces killed seven militants and arrested 67 others in north Sinai on Thursday and Friday. [AFP]
17:50 GMT

Egyptian military forces have killed 10 militants during an operation in the violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula of the North African country.