Egypt

June 18, 2014

Sherine also shared her wish to be with a man. (Image: Facebook)
06:15 GMT

Egyptian superstar Sherine Abdel Wahab was held guest on the radio FM channel “Nujoom FM” with broadcaster Hind Rida Ali for the show “Eishha Bishikl Tani” (Live it a Different Way).

Egypt's membership to the AU was on freeze during former president Mohammed Morsi's rule, but the AU has cited the country's success in electing Sisi and ratifying a new constitution as signs that it is ready to again be part of the AU (File Archive)
05:00 GMT

Egypt was re-admitted to the African Union Tuesday.

June 17, 2014

Mostafa is upset over his show's producer's lack of attention! (Image: Facebook)
12:09 GMT

Mostafa Shaban is totes unhappy with the producer of his new drama "Amrad Nisa'iyah" (Women's Illnesses). But, why?

Queen Theatre in London. (Image: Google)
11:26 GMT

Laila Soliman takes part in the London International Festival of Theatre's After A War programme, which brings together 20 international artists to review the ramifications of World War I.

Hani on his hospital bed before the surgery! (Image: Facebook)
10:27 GMT

Hani Shaker was still able to perform in Cairo this week despite pain from his recent back surgery!

Will Asala be returning to Cairo or has she moved to Dubai for good? (Image: Facebook)
09:43 GMT

Rumor has it that Asala is leaving Cairo for her new home in Dubai!

The new cabinet includes 30 ministers. (AFP/File)
09:20 GMT

Egypt's new cabinet has been sworn in by President Sisi at a ceremony in Cairo.

The police officer allegedly died while exchanging fire with members of the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
06:57 GMT

An Egyptian police officer died after an exchange of gunfire in south Cairo.

Will Bassem Youssef be coming back to MBC? (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

After kicking him off the channel in the past after political tensions arose, Bassem Youssef is slated to be back on the air this Eid Al Fitr.

June 16, 2014

Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab made the announcement Monday. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT

Egypt's new cabinet will not include the controversial Ministry of Information.

El-Shamy has been held for nearly 10 months. (AFP/File)
19:30 GMT

Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah el-Shamy was granted release on Monday by Egypt's general prosecutor.

Naseer Shamma is performing at the Cairo Opera House on Tuesday at 8pm. (Image: Facebook)
17:37 GMT

So much to do, see, and hear in the cities this week.

The controversial law says Egyptians may only demonstrate in police-sanctioned protests. (AFP/File)
12:01 GMT

Egyptian political groups who oppose Egypt's controversial protest law have called on their supporters to gather at Egypt's State Council on Tuesday.

Helmy will not be attending the Casablanca International Film Festival this year! (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:43 GMT

He was supposed to attend the Casablanca International Film Festival for a very important matter, but sadly Ahmed Helmy has other plans!

June 15, 2014

The Muslim Brotherhood was designated as a terrorist organization by the Egyptian government. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT

Egyptian security forces raided the print shop of a human rights newspaper and accused it of having links to the Muslim Brotherhood.