Egypt

July 6, 2014

Yosra is taking it easy at home like the doctor ordered! (Image: Facebook)
09:14 GMT

Last month, the world was happy to learn that Yosra el Lozy's finally pregnant, and that's why doctors have ordered her to stay in bed!

Egypt's security forces cracked down further on Muslim Brotherhood protesters following their calls for a "day of rage" on July 3, the first anniversary of Mohamed Morsi's ousting (File/AFP)
08:51 GMT

Leading spokesman for Egypt's National Alliance to Support Legitimacy was charged with a number of offences including obstructing the constitution and joining a banned organization.

El Sakka and Ramez on the boat following the brilliant, and scary, prank! (Image: YouTube still)
08:21 GMT

Action actor Ahmed el Sakka looked far from brave when he was pranked by Ramez Galal on his hit show "Ramez Qirsh Al Bahr" (Ramez, Shark of the Sea) last week.

Many citizens have objected to the price increase, which was approved by the government yesterday.
04:55 GMT

Anger is mounting against recent petroleum price increases after government reductions in subsidies for the sector came into effect on Saturday.

July 5, 2014

Thousands of Egyptians took to the streets this week in protest of the oust of former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi this time last year (Khaled Kamel/AFP)
14:03 GMT

An Egyptian court convicted and sentenced to life 37 more Muslim Brotherhood members Saturday for "inciting violence" last year during clashes following former president Mohammed Morsi's oust from power in 2013.

July 4, 2014

Pro-Morsi supporters took to the streets Thursday and Friday to mark the oust of the former Islamist president's oust (Khaled Kamel/AFP)
20:00 GMT

At least one teenager was killed in clashes between Egyptian security forces and protesters Friday.

Egyptian riot policemen douse burning tyres thrown by supporters of Muslim Brotherhood movement during their rally to mark the first anniversary of the military ouster of president Mohamed Morsi on July 3, 2014 in Cairo's Ain Shams district. [AFP]
13:58 GMT

A bomb detonated on Friday in Egypt’s Fayoum governorate killing three, reported Al-Ahram Arabic website.

Pro-Morsi supporters took to Egypt's streets Thursday marking the first anniversary of the former Islamist president's oust (Khaled Kamel/AFP)
05:00 GMT

At least seven people have died thus far in a bomb blast on an Alexandra train late Wednesday.

Political unrest in Egypt is not affecting work on the mall, confirms George Kostas, CEO of UAE-based retailer Majid Al Futtaim Properties.
02:14 GMT

Mall of Egypt, the 160,000-square metre mega-mall being developed by Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Properties in Cairo, is proceeding on track despite unrest in the country, a senior official confirmed.

July 3, 2014

Egyptian officials conducted a massive crackdown on pro-Morsi supporters in Kerdasa last year (File Archive/AFP)
17:00 GMT

At least two people have died from the bomb attack that struck Egypt's Kerdasa region Thursday on the first year anniversary of former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi's oust.

Regarding President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s plan to provide the market with citizen’s needs for oil and sugar produced by the army, she said this plan is “illogical in economic terms and impossible to implement.
14:32 GMT

The government is unlikely to succeed in controlling anticipated price jumps in markets, goods, and services vulnerable to such abnormalities in the wake of petroleum subsidy cuts in the new budget.

The Muslim Brotherhood called for a "day of anger," one year on from the ousting of Mohamed Morsi (File/AFP)
12:10 GMT

Egypt's security forces cracked down on Muslim Brotherhood protesters on the year anniversary of their leader's ousting from government.

Amr will begin recording his postponed Ramadan drama in October. (Image: Facebook)
09:33 GMT

Singer Amr Diab recorded 8 songs for his TV drama debut next Ramadan.

Thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have been arrested since ousted leader Mohamed Morsi was overthrown last year (File/AFP)
08:31 GMT

Leader and spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood's National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, was arrested in Cairo after Egyptian forces raided his home.

Such an eclectic list of things to do this month (Image courtesy of Al Ahram Gate).
05:00 GMT

Here's where to go and how to have fun this holy month in Egypt.