Rafah crossing has been mostly closed since October 2014. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 16:18 GMT
The border crossing will remain open in one direction until October 10.
Yousra Kisses Adel Imam in their film
October 07, 2015 - 14:31 GMT
Actress Yousra says kissing fellow actors doesn't sexually arouse her.
Scenes that were to be shot in Italy will now be filmed in Alexandria instead. (Youm7)
October 07, 2015 - 14:21 GMT
Migration misery extends to actors as Italy rejects visa applications for cast and crew of The Other Land, a film on illegal migration.
The niqab is viewed by ultra-conservative Muslims as a sign of modesty. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 14:21 GMT
Seventy-seven niqab-wearing faculty members from Cairo University are filing suit over a recent decision by the school's president to ban all niqab-wearing faculty from teaching.
The Riff Band plays on Thursday 15 October. (
October 07, 2015 - 08:59 GMT
Don't miss this year's lineup of international and local musicians in outdoor and indoor venues in Cairo.
Palestinians wave their national flags as they watch a live-screening of president Mahmud Abbas' speech followed by the raising of the Palestinian flag at the United Nations headquarters in New York, on September 30, 2015 in the city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
October 07, 2015 - 07:56 GMT
Linda S. Heard emphasizes that the Israel-Palestine peace process has been a failure and a new strategy must be adopted in order to bring stability to the region.
Egyptian security forces arrest Muslim Brotherhood supporters during a rally in Cairo December 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 07, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The Turkey-based ‘Egyptian Revolutionary Council’ made the comments in a statement commemorating the 42nd anniversary of the 6th of October War.
The apps seek to improve the productivity of a business and its employees. (Pixabay/File)
October 06, 2015 - 16:25 GMT
Google has offered small-sized Egyptian businesses and start-ups discounted prices for purchasing Google’s applications through “Google Apps for Work”. It dropped the cost of the business-application bundle from $50 per person per year to only $30.
Cairo's Got Talent live shows will be on 8, 15 and 22 October with the finals on 29 October. (Kasr Got Talent)
October 06, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Actress Randa Al-Buhairi is part of a celebrity panel judging 45 semi-finalists in a new competition that attracted 500 applicants from Cairo University.
Hanan Karam Motawie is the daughter of Soheir Al Morshedy and the late actor Karam Motawie. (Facebook)
October 06, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Nominated for her role in Ahmed Atef's Qabl al Rabei (Before the Spring), by the International Organization of la Francophonie.
Egypt has previously imposed rice export bans according to fluctuating demand. (Shutterstock)
October 06, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
Ban was introduced last month when reports indicated consumption exceeded production.