Egypt

September 13, 2014

A group of 15 journalists released a statement Saturday saying they would start a sit-in at the Press Syndicate and hunger strike until Monday. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT

Several Egyptian journalists launched a hunger strike Saturday in protest of the country's new protest law, which bans protests from occurring without prior police authorization.

September 11, 2014

Abdel Nour said the government has begun taking concrete steps to address the current energy crisis in Egypt.
22:49 GMT

This came during an expanded meeting held by Abdel Nour with a delegation from the US State Department.

Mohammad Subhi should be back at his acting best before long. (Image: Wikipedia)
08:00 GMT

Intense pain sent Egyptian actor Mohammad Subhi to the hospital where ended up going under the knife for his heart.

September 10, 2014

The report also expects no near-term International Monetary Fund (IMF) engagement with Egypt.
16:31 GMT

Sufficient aid will be available to Egypt through external bilateral assistance from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), according to a Thursday report by the Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Hisham Abbas revealed that he is trying to convince famous Egyptian belly dancer Fifi Abdo to star in the film with him to support him.
10:24 GMT

Egyptian singer Hisham Abbas will star in his first film directed by Yasser Zayed and is seeking a certain belly dancer to star alongside him.

Khaled Salim, normally so happy, burst into tears when he remembered the legendary Algerian singer Wardah (Courtesy of Facebook).
09:29 GMT

Egyptian singer Khaled Salim cried upon remembering the late Algerian singer Wardah.

Hannan Turk remarried, and now her ex husband Khaled Khatab has too! (Courtesy of Facebook).
09:23 GMT

After several failed attempts to win his ex-wife Hannan Turk back, Khaled Khatab has moved on and married a younger woman.

Egyptians expressed dissatisfaction with ongoing power outages. (AFP/File)
07:08 GMT

Egyptians held multiple protests across the country to voice their displeasure over Egypt's economy.

Eskenderella performing at El Genaina theater. (Image: Facebook)
07:05 GMT

Revolutionary artists Eskenderella have released their very first album called Safha Gedida (A New Page).

September 9, 2014

Married after all? Ruby denies media marriage claims. (Image: Facebook)
16:50 GMT

In an "I said," "the media said," Egyptian singer and actress Ruby denies marriage claims.

Adel Imam has two reasons to smile. (Image courtesy of www.zimbio.com)
10:53 GMT

Next year's holy month will have us feasting our eyes on Adel Imam in not one but two dramas!

Nour El Sherif speaks up about his health at last.
08:55 GMT

Egyptian actor Nour El Sharif has had some serious health issues, but he's remain zipped lipped about it until his recent interview on the talk show "Inta Hur" (You are Free).

Amr Diab's latest album (Shuft Al Ayam) is due out September 20 (Image: FB)
05:32 GMT

Egyptian superstar's stray solo track-- a dedication to his daughter -- finds its way on the internet ahead of the official album release date causing a ripple across the musical Mediterranean mainstream.

September 8, 2014

The seven pro-democracy protesters are hunger striking on the premises of National Council for Human Rights in Cairo (AFP/ File Archive).
20:00 GMT

Seven activists, sentenced in absentia to 15 years in prison, have started a hunger strike in the premises of a state-appointed rights watchdog.

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17:59 GMT

Rotana brings us a new talent show - 'seeking Nabila Obeid.'