Egypt

September 10, 2014

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.

Seeking Nabila Obeid-- brought to you by Rotana
17:59 GMT

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

Daila Al Buhairi leads Egypt into the latest reality race show with
16:56 GMT

Brace yourself, or even steel yourself for the latest MBC talent show this season -- it's "Qawi Qalbak" (Fortify your heart! Grit your teeth)

These two sure aren't smiling at each other right now!
09:52 GMT

Once he's been shamed, there's clearly no going back for Sherif Mounir.

Dina is down and out after her show was stopped. (Image: Facebook)
09:18 GMT

The new dance program "Al Rakisa" (The Dancer) hosted by belly dancer Dina mysteriously disappeared off the programming schedule after just one episode aired. Is it low ratings, political instability, or something more sinister to blame?

Ghada Abdel Razek with the birthday girl and close friends (Image: Facebook).
08:50 GMT

Ghada's one and only daughter Rotana turned the big 25, and the celebrity momma showed off their birthday fun to the world of her Facebook fans.