Egypt

June 16, 2014

El-Shamy has been held for nearly 10 months. (AFP/File)
19:30 GMT

Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah el-Shamy was granted release on Monday by Egypt's general prosecutor.

Naseer Shamma is performing at the Cairo Opera House on Tuesday at 8pm. (Image: Facebook)
17:37 GMT

So much to do, see, and hear in the cities this week.

The controversial law says Egyptians may only demonstrate in police-sanctioned protests. (AFP/File)
12:01 GMT

Egyptian political groups who oppose Egypt's controversial protest law have called on their supporters to gather at Egypt's State Council on Tuesday.

Helmy will not be attending the Casablanca International Film Festival this year! (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:43 GMT

He was supposed to attend the Casablanca International Film Festival for a very important matter, but sadly Ahmed Helmy has other plans!

June 15, 2014

The Muslim Brotherhood was designated as a terrorist organization by the Egyptian government. (AFP/File)
19:00 GMT

Egyptian security forces raided the print shop of a human rights newspaper and accused it of having links to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Morsi was overthrown in July of 2013. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy has called on supporters of Mohamed Morsi to rise up on July 3.

President Sisi while visiting the rape victim at the hospital. (Image: Facebook)
13:42 GMT

Ghada Abdel Razek seems to think that the Tahrir Square victim is lucky to have President Sisi visit her!

Ahmed was a smart high school student and is a talented comedian actor! (Image: Facebook)
12:56 GMT

Is it OK that Ahmed Helmy - apparently - failed high school twice, if he's a fab actor now?

The distressed actress concluded by saying that she hopes the security laws will be tightened to put an end to this violence. (Image: Facebook)
12:04 GMT

Bushra is the latest celeb to get attacked by thugs while filming on the set of her upcoming TV show.

Angham is a proud Egyptian citizen of her country's President. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:36 GMT

Egyptian singer Angham was proud of the way President Sisi reacted towards the Tahrir Square rape victim.

Qamar with her adorable son Jimmy. (Image: Facebook)
08:49 GMT

Controversial Lebanese singer Qamar is back in the spotlight, but this time she's not alone!

Great performances will take place at Cairo's Opera House this week. (Image: Facebook)
07:13 GMT

Here are the music and dance events you can feast your senses on this week in Egypt!

June 13, 2014

Muslim Brotherhood supporters had gathered in Cairo's Hadayek Al-Maadi district when the policeman was shot dead (File/AFP)
17:00 GMT

An Egyptian policeman was killed by an unknown assailant during a Muslim Brotherhood protest in Cairo's Maadi district.

Sherihan and her daughter flying out in a private jet to their next destination. (Image: Instagram)
05:00 GMT

Sherihan and her daughter Lulwah live the good life thanks to rich Mama Sherihan!

June 12, 2014

Mona and the world are infuriated by the Tahrir Square rapists. (Image:
12:53 GMT

Mona Zaki is outraged by the rape of a young Egyptian woman in Tahrir Square over the weekend.