Egypt

August 28, 2014

Sinai militants released a video on Twitter detailing the execution of four Egyptian men charged with spying for Israel. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT

Sinai militant group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis said Thursday it depacitated four Egyptian men on charges of 'spying for Israel.'

Ousted Morsi detained for another 15 days pending investigation. [AFP]
10:01 GMT

Ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi is accused of smuggling top secret documents to Qatar via Al-Jazeera TV channel.

What's the big deal if Amr Diab is Yemeni anyway? (Image: Facebook)
09:13 GMT

New claims suggest that "Amr Diab" is the Egyptian singer's STAGE NAME and that he's originally from Yemen!

Egypt has been among the largest beneficiaries of U.S. military and economic aid. (AFP/File)
08:28 GMT

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is set to visit the U.S. in September to participate in the 69th United Nations General Assembly

BA Chamber Orchestra, performs tangos and film music on 10 Aug. (Image: BA Arts Center)
07:52 GMT

On Saturday 30 August, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Hisham Gabr, will perform music from well-known movies and Broadway musicals.

August 27, 2014

Tip of the iceberg.. When Egypt's belly dancing queen tips the bucket over hips first, it all goes belly's up!
13:27 GMT

It's not over till the Middle East freezes over! Another one bites the ice as belly dancing (ice) queen Fifi Abdo tips the ice bucket and takes the challenge on, hips first!

Construction represents an increasing share of overall gross domestic product (GDP)
11:55 GMT

The construction sector grew 2% while the cost of key materials including cement, ready mixed concrete, and reinforcement steel grew over 6% in the last quarter,

August 26, 2014

The air strikes were against Islamic militias near Tripoli. (AFP/File)
14:22 GMT

Air strikes by Egypt and the UAE were launched against anti-government militias in Libya last week, senior U.S. officials revealed.

The crash occurred early Tuesday morning in Egypt's Luxor province, killing 19 and injuring 15. (AFP/File)
11:46 GMT

Following another fatal bus collision at Egypt's Sham el-Sheikh Friday, A minibus crash Tuesday in the Luxor province killed 19 Egyptians and injured 15 more.

Will we see a collaboration between Van Damme and Elsaka soon? (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:06 GMT

Ahmed Elsaka is a very lucky man! He's been receiving some special voice messages from the handsome Jean Claude van Damme!

August 25, 2014

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shokri (C) speaks as Libyan Foreign Minister Muhammad Abdelaziz (R) looks on during a meeting on Monday (Khaled Desouki/ AFP).
19:00 GMT

Egypt is to host a meeting of foreign ministers of Libya and its neighbours on Monday regarding Libya´s security situation.

Nour el Sherif is the leading male actor in "Cairo Time." (Image: Facebook)
14:09 GMT

Nour el Sherif and Mervat Amin are set to return in a new film after 14 years of not working together!

Will "Engineer" Youssef win his District's upcoming Parliamentary elections? (Image: Facebook)
12:26 GMT

Director Khaled Youssef is officially running in the upcoming Egyptian Parliamentary elections!

Egyptian short film “The Visit” has been selected to be screened at the Festival. (Image: Myfestivaldb.com)
09:32 GMT

As the Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival approaches, one Egyptian film has granted a place to get screened at the festival!