Egypt

March 23, 2014

Zeina was verbally insulted by Ezz's lawyer on an Egyptian TV show this week. (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:29 GMT

Once again, Ahmed Ezz's lawyer, Murtada Mansour, has made Zeina look like the "bad guy" in public.

Youssra Al Hawary surely won't disappoint as she joins the lineup of fun things to do around Egypt this week. (Image: Facebook)
08:47 GMT

Accordion to Youssra Al Hawary, this will be a big week in the Egypt cultural scene. With her Rawabet Theatre performance and other concerts, film screenings, and art displays going down, there won't be a dull moment in the country.

How will Ahmad Al Fishawi keep his cool with a sexy co-host and snakes around on "Sing if You Can"?
08:27 GMT

With vicious animals like snakes slithering around as contestants attempt to sing, every contestant on Ahmad Al Fishawi's new talent show will be tested to their limit.

Sisi is yet to actually announce his bid for presidency. (AFP/File)
06:59 GMT

Renowned Egyptian politician Amr Moussa has spoken out about what Field Marshal Abdel-Fattah Al-Sisi will be like as president - despite the fact that the latter is yet to announce his bid to run. Moussa said Sisi would ensure that the new constitution was honored.

The Turkish government supported former President Mohammad Morsi. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Egypt has decided not to invite Qatar or Turkey to an Islamic conference because of their relations with the Muslim Brotherhood.

Helmy also said that Italy is considered the number one trade partner with Egypt in the European Union, and also ranks second in terms of international economic partners.
03:55 GMT

The business council meeting would help expand economic cooperation between the two countries in different sectors related to industries, construction, textiles and petrochemicals, he said.

March 22, 2014

Egypt has been rocked by protests since the fall of Mohammad Morsi. (AFP/File)
09:51 GMT

Twenty three students were expelled for holding Al Qaeda's flag at a protest on campus.

Fifi Abdo with a certificate of merit.
05:33 GMT

Do you think Egyptian belly dancer Fifi Abdo is worthy of the award "Mother of the Year"?

Ramzi Yassa performing at the Cairo Opera House, during a special event commemorating Abdel-Moneim Kamel. 21 April 2013. (Image: Cairo Opera House)
05:00 GMT

Works by Chopin and Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata are among highlights of an upcoming concert by internationally-acclaimed pianist Ramzi Yassa, Tuesday, 25 March.

March 21, 2014

Currently, they have 2,000 taxis registered in Cairo and the app has recently been launched in Alexandria as well.
00:40 GMT

The app has been recently launched in Egypt, part of a network that started in South America, specifically Brazil, and is now available in 30 countries worldwide

March 20, 2014

Bassem Youssef is one of Al-Shorouk’s most prominent op-ed contributors and his weekly op-ed is published every Tuesday. (Image: Facebook)
11:04 GMT

Satirist Bassem Youssef is never too far from controversy; this time he's being accused of plagiarizing his latest op-ed for Al Shorouk newspaper.

Mubarak is also on trial for killing protesters during the January 2011 uprising . (AFP/File)
08:23 GMT

A Cairo criminal court has adjourned to 27 March the trial in which former president Hosni Mubarak and his sons, Gamal and Alaa, are accused of embezzling LE125 million ($17.9 million) for the renovation of presidential palaces.

Faten Hamama shared her happiness over the current state of entertainment in Egypt.
05:00 GMT

In a rare public profile setting, Faten Hamama shared her excitement for the country's current entertainment scene on air the program "Al Ashirah Masa" (10PM).

March 19, 2014

"Wadjda" makes it way into the new art cinema house (Image: Facebook)
13:03 GMT

The first art house cinema in Egypt raises its curtain to the Saudi female directed film "Wadjda".

A very hipster looking Khaled Abol Naga (Image: Facebook).
12:34 GMT

Film festivals in Cannes, Venice, and Berlin are more important than American film awards, claims the Egyptian filmmaker, and here's why.