Egypt

June 7, 2014

Still from the aftermath (courtesy of Ahram Online).
15:00 GMT

He directed "The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometer 375", and now he gives a glimpse of how it went down.

Ten out of a total of 48 Muslim Brotherhood supporters were sentenced to death (File/AFP)
12:25 GMT

An Egyptian criminal court handed down 10 death sentences to pro-Morsi supporters, accused of inciting violence.

Sherine Abdel Wahab is one happy bride in her new clip (Image: Facebook).
05:00 GMT

Sherine Abdel Wahab launched her latest music video on her official channel on YouTube for the song “Kuli Mulkak” (I’m All Yours)

June 6, 2014

Adly Mansour approved a number of laws on Thursday including a new anti-sexual harassment law (File/AFP)
15:47 GMT

Interim President Adly Mansour signed a set of legislative measurers as he prepared to leave office Thursday.

Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi won 96.91 percent of Egypt's votes when results were announced on Tuesday (File/AFP)
11:12 GMT

An American delegation will attend Egypt's presidential ceremony for Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi in Cairo, a U.S. diplomat confirmed.

June 5, 2014

Intisar coming out: The wife’s name first came into public when her hubby decided to run for president. “Behind every great man, there’s a great woman”? The jury’s still out on the truth to this axiom!
15:06 GMT

Behind every successful man is a woman. Here’s the female force behind newly elect President Sisi of Egypt, Intisar Amer. How will she fare as the Pharaoh's fairer half?

Hussain enjoys a cup of tea on a Cairo bridge. (Image: Facebook)
11:24 GMT

UAE singer Hussain al Jasmi enjoyed a cup of traditional Egyptian tea as he said "cheers" to Al Sisi's Presidential win this week.

Morsi is currently in jail and facing trial. (AFP/File)
07:09 GMT

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi released a statement from jail urging his supporters to continue protesting.

Sisi won the presidential election with 96% of the vote. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will be sworn in as Egypt's new president on Sunday, June 8.

A man waits to cross Rafah into Egypt, which can sometimes take more than several hours (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Life is hard enough in Gaza, but for the terminally ill, it doesn't get easier when the Rafah crossing won't open for Palestinian's requiring life saving treatments in Egypt.

June 4, 2014

The fund forms a radical solution for the financial decline that the tourism sector has experienced over the past 20 years, which worsened sharply throughout the past 3 years.
20:03 GMT

The federation established the fund at a minimum value of $1bn in its first phase, which will increase to $5bn throughout coming phases.

Poor Ashraf won't rest until the thief is caught! (Image: Facebook)
13:38 GMT

Ashraf Abdel Baqi had a bad day at work this week when thousands of his money were stolen right under his nose!

The U.S. aims to keep its strategic alliance with Egypt strong. (AFP/File)
12:48 GMT

The U.S. has released a statement expressing enthusiasm about working with Egypt's newly elected Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Saudi's King Abdullah pledged billions of dollars in financial assistance to Egypt (File/AFP)
12:15 GMT

King Abdullah welcomed the victory of Abdel Fatah al-Sisi's presidential campaign and urged for a meeting in the Kingdom to raise funds for Egypt's new government.