The three wealthy Gulf governments, deeply opposed to Mursi’s Muslim Brotherhood group, ramped up aid to Egypt after his ouster and are spending heavily to try to ensure the success of current President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
March 03, 2015 - 08:23 GMT
Egypt has obtained $23 billion in aid from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait in the 18 months since Islamist President Mohamed Mursi was ousted.
Saudi Arabia’s market, on the other hand, lacked clear direction and was nearly flat as oil edged down towards $62 per barrel.
March 03, 2015 - 08:10 GMT
Egypt’s stock market rebounded on Monday after bullish comments from government officials and executives and signs that the planned parliamentary election will go ahead soon.
Safinaz caused quite a stir with this Egyptian flag get up. (Image: Twitter)
March 03, 2015 - 06:20 GMT
The Egyptian-based Armenian belly dancer Safinaz knows how to keep her name in the news - by getting in trouble all the time!
Some members denied a
March 03, 2015 - 05:01 GMT
Some members denied a "rift" between Muslim Brotherhood branches, Asharq al-Awsat reported Monday.
Inflation should range between 3% and 5%, the report noted while the average economic growth expected is 7%.
March 02, 2015 - 21:38 GMT
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is set to present the “Sustainable Development Strategy Egyptvision 2030” during the March Economic Development Conference.
An explosive device in front of the High Court in Cairo injured 11 on Monday, state TV reported. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 02, 2015 - 18:32 GMT
An explosive device in front of the High Court in Cairo injured 11 on Monday, state TV reported.
Gazans protest the branding of Hamas as a
March 02, 2015 - 16:11 GMT
Thousands of Palestinians rallied in Khan Yunis and Gaza City on Sunday to protest Egypt's decision to list Hamas as a "terrorist organization.”
The Cairo High Court. (AFP/Gianluigi Geurcia)
March 02, 2015 - 14:53 GMT
A bomb exploded in downtown Cairo at the building of the High Court.
Egyptian winger Salah hails Fiorentina teammates after Inter victory
March 02, 2015 - 14:35 GMT
Egypt winger Mohamed Salah has expressed his delight after scoring the winner for Fiorentina in Sunday’s 1-0 victory against Inter Milan, hailing his teammates for the victory.
Egyptians carry their luggage as they walk to the Tunisian border from Libya in order to be evacuated to Egypt. (AFP/File)
March 02, 2015 - 13:33 GMT
Egyptian expats have been fleeing Libya by the thousands after Daesh released a video purportedly showing the mass execution of 21 Egyptian nationals.
Alexandre is the spitting image of Tamer! (Image: Albawaba edit)
March 02, 2015 - 13:12 GMT
Ever wondered what a Tamer Hosny lookalike looks like?