Egypt

August 5, 2014

Tamer likes to personally edit his music before it's released. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:32 GMT

Tamer Hosny has postponed the release of his new music album "180 Degrees" once again!

August 4, 2014

In addition to opening the Rafah crossing, Egypt is involved in trying to broker a new ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. (AFP/File)
16:38 GMT

The Egyptian ambassador to Gaza says the Rafah crossing will remain open and Cairo doctors will treat Gaza's injured for free.

Egypt has seen an upsurge in attacks by Sinai-based fighters since the overthrow of Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
13:01 GMT

Egyptian troops killed 11 militants in the Sinai Peninsula Monday.

Mostafa and Ghada with their friends at their Cairo restaurant. (Image: Twitter)
12:36 GMT

Mostafa Amar's friends enjoyed a huge feast at the singer's restaurant on the last day of Ramadan.

With regard to brands, Chevrolet topped the list of sold cars marking around 5,300 in sales in June compared to 3,500 sold units in the same month last year
04:55 GMT

The sales of passenger cars segment in June witnessed a 53% increase compared to June 2013, whilst truck sales surged 73%.

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi sat down with the Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafy to study the possibility of implementing three “major” investment projects.
04:55 GMT

The first project discussed was the establishment of the first factory for wheat and grain storage in Egypt.

August 3, 2014

Foreign investors were net buyers of LE609.1 million worth of shares, however the Egyptians were net sellers with LE603.7 million.
13:50 GMT

Egypt's stocks hit a whopping rise on Thursday in the first trading following Eid Al-Fitr holiday, as the main index registered its highest increase in six years.

Israeli forces bombed Gaza's sole power plant earlier this week, causing mass electricity shortages (File/AFP)
09:44 GMT

Egyptian authorities announced an increase of electricity supplies to Gaza after Israeli forces bombed the Strip's sole power plant earlier in the week.

Saleh appeared in hundreds of plays and films since the 1960s, including numerous acclaimed roles alongside Egypt’s biggest stars. (Image: Facebook)
08:01 GMT

The entertainment world has lost one of its veteran actors on Friday: RIP Said Saleh.

Organised by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Art Centre, this 12th edition of the festival brings a large line-up of renowned Egyptian musicians and bands to Alexandria. (Image: Reuters)
07:37 GMT

Organised by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Art Centre, this 12th edition of the festival brings a large line-up of renowned Egyptian musicians and bands to the Mediterranean city from 6 August-2 September.

The Ministry of Finance stressed in the report that the reforms made to the 2014/2015 state budget aim to stimulate the economy, boost employment rates and support social justice.
04:55 GMT

The new package aims to revitalise and expand the activities of the private sector through removing the “bottlenecks” facing economic key sectors.

August 1, 2014

A 72-hour ceasefire was recently brokered but reportedly broken by Israel after a few hours. (AFP/File)
10:48 GMT

The Egyptian Foreign Ministry has invited Palestinian authorities and Israeli authorities to Cairo for truce talks.

Over 1,000 Palestinians have died in Gaza during the current conflict. (AFP/File)
08:53 GMT

Egypt received 104 wounded Palestinians through Rafah Thursday. The injured will be treated in Egyptian hospitals.

July 31, 2014

Over 500 police generals and colonels were forced into retirement during the reshuffle. (AFP/File)
18:26 GMT

Egypt's Minister of Interior Mohamed Ibrahim has approved the latest reshuffle inside his ministry.

Libya is grappling with rising insecurity ever since the overthrow of Mummar Gaddafi. (AFP/File)
13:33 GMT

Egyptian authorities arrested 290 Egyptians who were trying to return home from Libya.