Egypt

March 10, 2014

The recent tension between the two groups may signal the end to the reconciliation talks that both parties have recently been participating in. (AFP/File)
07:20 GMT

A Fatah official called Hamas "shameful" for its practices of raiding Fatah ceremonies and slammed its allegiance to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Yasmine Hamdan will be performing in this year's D-CAF in Qasr Al-Nil Theatre on 4 April. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

D-CAF is back, peeps! The contemporary entertainment will begin again on March 20th.

March 9, 2014

Nancy plays the role of a sexy woman in her new music video, much like her old video "Akhasmak Ah" which brought her to fame in the Arab world. (Image: Facebook)
14:52 GMT

Egyptian actress Zeina will be somewhat copying Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram in her upcoming drama. Will it work in her favor?

The bicycle journey of "Wadjda" is just one of the many things to go and watch this week in Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
08:55 GMT

Cairo International Jazz Festival, screening of movie Wadjda, and Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children are just a few of the fabulous things going down this week in Egypt.

Hamdeen Sabbahi said Saturday's new electoral law interfered with the transparency of the upcoming elections. (AFP/File)
07:10 GMT

Egyptian left-wing presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabbahi slammed the new electoral law, put into place on Saturday, saying that it "renders immune the decisions of the Presidential Elections Commission".

March 8, 2014

Egypt is set to hold presidential elections this spring. (AFP/File)
14:59 GMT

Adly Mansour, Egypt's interim president, issued a law on Saturday regulating the presidential elections.

Protests have rocked many Egyptian universities, including Al Azhar, pictured above. (AFP/File)
14:15 GMT

Most schools in Egypt reopened Saturday after a delay due to political violence in the country.

Some Egyptians accuse Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb of being the military's puppet. (AFP/File)
05:58 GMT

At least seven people were killed during a protest in Cairo as mass protests spread across Egypt on Friday.

March 7, 2014

Salalem will be bringing some of the fun on March 8 (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Whether you don't have Saturday night plans, or even if you do, ditch them, 'cause Darb 1718 in downtown Cairo is the place to be come March 8.

March 6, 2014

Qatar is facing a diplomatic row with Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain after the countries pulled their ambassadors from Doha on Wednesday. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

Egypt's actions follow a decision by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to withdraw their ambassadors from Qatar.

Tamer's touching return to Cairo (Image: Facebook)
13:36 GMT

Welcome home, Hosny! Our fave Egyptian superstar is back where he belongs with his adoring Egyptian fans.

This latest move to revoke Hamas members' Egyptian citizenships is the latest move by the Egyptian government to sever all ties with the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
13:15 GMT

Egyptian security services have started to collect information about thousands of Hamas members who were granted Egyptian citizenship during the rule of ousted president Mohamed Morsi, according to Egyptian media.

Zeina and Taim will be starring in a new TV drama together. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:21 GMT

Who needs real-life man drama when you can have it in a fictional one? Not Egyptian actress Zeina she doesn't!

Have no fear, Fifi's show will go on! (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:14 GMT

Fifi Abdo and Hisham Abbas's nighttime talk show "Ahla Masa" (Good Evening) is not going off-air.

Painting by Shayma Kamel. (Image: Mashrabia Gallery)
05:00 GMT

In her latest solo exhibition 'Cinderella Tales' which opened 16 Feb at Mashrabia Gallery, Egyptian artist Shayma Kamel tackles disparities between representation and reality in contemporary Egyptian society.