Egypt

August 20, 2014

It's Sharif v Sherine as they go head to head in court on September 27. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:02 GMT

Sharif Muneer is finally taking Sherine Abdel Wahab to court on September 27.

Enas and Yousra are planning to set up their own Tourist Village. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:08 GMT

Egyptian starlets Yousra and Enas el Dughaidi are planning to open a Tourist Village in Egypt. Would you go visit?

Nour Ashour is one of several talented performers showcased in the festival this weekend. (Image: Facebook)
09:00 GMT

The evening will include performances by Osama El-Hady, Nour Project, Soot Fel-Zahma and Wasla, moving the audience across blues, jazz, rock, electronic music and oriental sounds, songs and instrumentals.

Fifi Abdo is out to prove she's doing great with Somaya Al Khashab. (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

The drama all began when the two divas worked together in "Women's Vengeance", but now the actresses are determined to stop the rumors of their issues by performing together again.

August 19, 2014

Tamer Hosny's so hot, he's 180 degrees. (Image: Facebook)
15:21 GMT

We've been waiting awhile for the hot jams, and now they're officially coming on August 25th.

Amr Diab and his wife are A-ok, according to him. (Image courtesy of Arabian Weddings)
15:10 GMT

Amr Diab and his wife Zeina Ashour were rumored to be on the brink of divorce, but the Egyptian superstar posted something to prove otherwise.

The Suez Canal is a main source of income for Egypt, generating annual revenues of $5 billion.
13:47 GMT

Egypt has selected a Saudi consultancy to draw up the plan for the government's mega project to transform the Suez Canal waterway into a hub of international investment and free trade zones.

Mohamed Morsi was ousted in July 2013 and subsequently imprisoned (File/AFP)
13:15 GMT

An Egyptian court adjourned the trial of former leader Mohamed Morsi along with some 130 Muslim Brotherhood members till August 23.

Security forces destroyed several "terrorist hideouts" used to launch attacks in Sinai (File/AFP)
12:58 GMT

Egypt's security forces killed two militants and arrested seven others in the northern Sinai, the country's state news agency reported.

Ibrahim Halawa, 18, from Firhouse, a suburb of Dublin, was arrested in August 2013 along with his three sisters after they were caught up in a military siege of a mosque in Cairo while his family was on holiday in the country. [Facebook]
10:37 GMT

Tony Blair has been urged to intervene in the case of an Irish teenager who has been imprisoned without trial in Egypt for a year and is now facing the death penalty in a mass trial, which has been described as a “mockery of a court process”.

Ezzat doesn't the attention all on him at the moment. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

It' not all about him he says, no autobiography ay time soon.

Safinaz smokes up the stage, offending many in her get up. (Image: Twitter)
05:26 GMT

Safinaz apologizes for the sporting the Egyptian flag in costume form after it allegedly got in her trouble...again.

August 18, 2014

Donia has recently given birth to a beautiful baby girl. (Image: Facebook)
13:34 GMT

Why has Donia Samir Ghanem appeared in a minimal number of scenes in her famous drama "El Kebeer Awi" (The Powerful One) with actor Ahmed Makki? Could the two be on bad terms?

Menna might be secretly dating Mohammad Abdel Aziz, according to their fans' speculations! (Image: Facebook)
12:53 GMT

Is there more to Menna Shalabi and Mohammad Abdel Aziz's friendship than meets the eye?

The upcoming tripartite talks between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan were initially planned to take place in Cairo but were later moved to Khartoum.
11:19 GMT

"Egypt has a new vision, that will not affect Egypt's water share, and we are expecting that the other party responds to it," said El-Moghazi.