Egypt

December 10, 2014

Some rights groups have already shut their offices in Egypt, including a democracy watchdog founded by former US president Jimmy Carter. (AFP/File)
18:39 GMT

An Egyptian human rights group has said it will transfer its regional and international activities abroad because the state is hostile towards civil society groups.

BP is one of the largest foreign investors in Egypt, which wants foreign companies to help ease one of its worst energy crises in decades.
15:53 GMT

British oil major BP plans to invest more than $12 billion in Egypt over the next five years.

Jamal's career has certainly not been affected by the Syrian Actors Syndicate's decision to expel him. (Image: Facebook)
12:35 GMT

Syrian actor Jamal Suliman's political views have landed him in hot water with the Syrian Actors Syndicate!

White Sugar” is slated for its world premiere on 14 of December at the Dubai Film Festival. (Image: dailynewsegypt.com)
10:33 GMT

White Sugar's director Ahmed Khaled reflects on filmmaking and post-revolutionary bureaucracy on Egyptian cinema scene.

Sherine is a lively judge on The Voice; would be a shame to lose her as one! (Image: Facebook)
09:13 GMT

Rumor has it that The Voice judge Sherine Abdel Wahab won't be making a return to its season 3!

Still image from Ganzeer's visual interpretation of the U2 song Volcano. (Image: Ahram)
08:04 GMT

U2's Films of Innocence, launched online for only 24 hours, is based on the thirteenth studio album by the Irish rock band.

December 9, 2014

Egypt was brought in November in front of the UN’s top human rights body for a litany of rights abuses, including its crackdown, mass arrests and unfair trials targeting mainly Mursi supporters, journalists and activists, described as “unprecedented in recent history.” (AFP/File)
15:35 GMT

An Egyptian court sentenced leading political activist and blogger Ahmed Douma to three years in prison for "insulting court judges."

According to the Egyptian Government, the upcoming phase will witness noticeable activity in investments in the transport and logistics sector.
14:49 GMT

A trade mission of 50 major Italian companies in the energy and logistics sector will hold investment talks during a visit to Cairo in February.

 
Egypt will be the second – after Kuwait – to sign a nuclear memorandum with Jordan.
14:33 GMT

Egypt will be the second – after Kuwait – to sign a nuclear memorandum with Jordan

Hannan Turk is in mourning after losing mother. (Image: Facebook)
09:52 GMT

After a long battle with cancer, the mother of resigned actress Hannah Turk has passed away.

Earlier in October, Governor of the CBE Hisham Ramez announced the payment of $500m to Qatar.
04:55 GMT

Foreign reserves reached $15.8bn at the end of November 2014, marking a $1.1bn decrease from $16.9bn in October.

December 8, 2014

She's sexy, and she shows it! Check out Menna Shalabi's new tattoo! (Image: Barlamane)
10:50 GMT

Written "Huriyah" in Arabic or "Freedom" as it means in English, the actress's new body ink has fans goin' cray-cray.

An Egyptian soldier stands in an armored vehicle during a Cairo protest, February 16, 2014. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
10:49 GMT

The Canadian embassy in Cairo was closed Monday due to security concerns a day after Britain's embassy was shut until further notice.

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie gestures during a court hearing, June 20, 2014. (AFP/File)
07:03 GMT

Four Muslim Brotherhood members were sentenced to death for killing protesters who stormed the blacklisted group's headquarters last year.