Abdel Halim Hafez was and still is one of the most popular Egyptian singer to date. (Image:
April 20, 2015 - 21:32 GMT
The Egyptian Culture Ministry to open heritage museum for prominent Egyptian singers.
The government is currently negotiating a $500 million loan from the World Bank to build affordable housing (image: on file).
April 20, 2015 - 18:27 GMT
The Arab country’s economy is recovering from four years of political upheaval.
Demonstrators rally in July 2013 prior to the Egyptian army's ouster of Islamist president Mohammad Morsi.  (AFP/Mahmud Khaled)
April 20, 2015 - 13:20 GMT
Defendants were charged with murder, attempted murder, and other charges from a 2013 attack on a police station.
Amr Diab will be sweating in the hot May sun until his lawsuit is done. (Image: Facebook)
April 20, 2015 - 11:17 GMT
Amr Diab is calling for MBC Masr to suspend the show “The surprise.. Days in the life of Al-Hadaba” in a lawsuit that was adjourned on Sunday.
Formerly known as Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, the Sinai-based group who claimed Monday's attack pledged allegiance to Daesh earlier this year. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 10:27 GMT
Daesh affiliates in the Sinai Peninsula claim the deadly bombing of an armored vehicle earlier Monday morning that killed three Egyptian soldiers and wounded another.
No one has claimed the attack yet, but N. Sinai has seen an uptick in violence against Egyptian security and military personnel over the last year following harsh government crackdowns on dissidents and Muslim Brotherhood affiliates. (AFP/FIle)
April 20, 2015 - 07:12 GMT
An IED tore through an Egyptian armored personnel carrier Monday morning, leaving a police officer and two security personnel dead.
Egyptian riot policemen deploy to disperse supporters of Muslim Brotherhood ousted President Mohamed Morsi outside the police academy in Cairo on Wednesday, when the second hearing in his murder trial was to take place. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Egypt's interior ministry said Sunday it would take action against what it called an "unprofessional" news report.
An Egyptian criminal court sentenced an Egyptian national and two Israelis to life in prison for charges of espionage, state news said Sunday. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
The Egyptian defendant is accused of working for the Israeli Mossad and providing them with information about the deployment of armed forces in Sinai.
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood supporters gather in Ramses square. (AFP/File)
April 19, 2015 - 17:06 GMT
The trial of 51 alleged Brotherhood supporters in Egypt relied on the word of a single police officer, the organization said Sunday.
Court preliminarily sentences 11 defendants to death for 2012 Port Said stadium violence
April 19, 2015 - 14:13 GMT
The Port Said Criminal Court referred on Sunday 11 defendants to the Grand Mufti to issue an opinion on sentencing them to death over murder charges during stadium violence which erupted in the canal city of Port Said in February 2012.
Sherine soaking up the sun in Beirut. (Image: Facebook)
April 19, 2015 - 11:50 GMT
Sherine Abdel Wahab soaks up the sun in Beirut and celebrates her "Best Middle Eastern Female Artist" MEMA win.