November 8, 2014

This year, the Panorama will screen 38 films from 25 countries over ten days. (Image: Al Ahram)
16:03 GMT

Seventh Panorama of the European Film, which runs between 19 and 28 November, unveils full programme and details.

November 7, 2014

Egypt announced severe restrictions on truck traffic after this week's fatal crash. (AFP)
12:41 GMT

Most of the victims' bodies were burned in the ensuing fire.

Wafa Amer won't be the "Arab Actor" judge. (Image courtesy of courtesy of
05:00 GMT

Yet another talent show is coming to our screens, but Wafa Amer won't be on it!

November 6, 2014

The site of a bomb attack in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo. [PressTV]
08:41 GMT

A bomb planted in a train killed two Egyptian policemen and wounded 11 other people when it exploded at a station in the Nile Delta province of Menufia late on Wednesday, state television said.

Imam dismissed rumors about his deteriorating health. (Image: Facebook)
08:29 GMT

Once again, the media has spread false rumors about Adel Imam's health. But how did he respond to them?

Egypt has been plagued by violence since the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
07:29 GMT

A bomb killed at least five people in a train station.

(Still from "Om Amira" courtesy of Al Ahram)
06:50 GMT

BBC Arabic Film and Documentary Festival, which took place in London October 31-November 3 names "Om Amira" (“Amria’s Mother”) Best Documentary.

November 5, 2014

The new stores will cost an estimated LE2 billion (approx. $270m) and will offer foodstuffs produced by the state-owned Holding Company for Food Industries,
23:00 GMT

Egypt agreed to allocate land for retailer Carrefour and grant it legal approvals necessary to build ten new branches for the superstore outside Cairo and Alexandria.

The official poster for the 36th Cairo International Film Festival. (Image: Al Ahram)
22:36 GMT

36th Cairo International Film Festival will run between 9 and 18 November at the Cairo Opera House.

Abed Fahed was held up in Egypt.
13:52 GMT

It wasn't exactly a warm welcome for the Syrian star who arrived in Egypt to make a TV appearance on "New Egypt".

Egypt has been accused of multiple human rights violations, including torture and denying freedom of speech. (AFP/File)
12:43 GMT

Seven Egyptian rights groups said they won't be part of any delegation participating in the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva this week and also won't attend any of the event's activities, fearing persecution back home.

A fire after the crash completely destroyed the school bus (Image courtesy Welad ElBalad).
10:45 GMT

The Egyptian Army has sent a medical aircraft to the area to aid the victims.

The trial between Ezz and Zeina is still ongoing. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:15 GMT

What's the deal between Ahmed Ezz and Angham right now? And where does Zeina stand in all of this?

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi amended a controversial decree in September for Egyptian rights groups  (File/AFP)
06:31 GMT

Human Rights Watch called on the UN to condemn violence under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ahead of a UNHRC panel's review of the country's violations.

Between 2004 and 2013, the volume of trade increased by 21%, edging up from $41m to $165m.
04:55 GMT

The minister pointed out that the targeted trade volume between both countries is over $5bn.