Egypt

May 26, 2014

Nour appeared much thinner and more tired in recent months. (Image: Facebook)
10:19 GMT

Egyptian Dr. Khaled Muntasir revealed what he thinks is wrong with actor Nour El Sherif.

Cyrine Abdel Nour with her "Love Story" cast. (Image: Facebook)
09:00 GMT

The “Seerit Hub” (Love Story) cast and crew arrived at Tahrir Square to do a shoot only to find crowds awaiting the bomb squad's removal of the explosive device. Yikes!

Carole Samaha basically told Elissa to take a chill pill on television.
08:00 GMT

On air "Al Hakam" (The Judge), Carole Samaha got down to the knitty gritty.

Polls will be open for Egyptians to vote on Monday and Tuesday this week (Marwan Naamani/AFP)
06:54 GMT

Egyptians will head to the polls to vote for the country's next president starting Monday.

The group said on Sunday that holding the election will not give legitimacy to “the criminal”, referring to former army chief Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. (AFP/File)
06:48 GMT

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has boycotted the upcoming presidential election due to be held on May 26-27.

Poker face Amr Diab won't discuss his reasons for cancelling (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

After pulling the plug on gigs in the U.S. several times in a row, concert organizers have suffered serious financial losses. Will the States ever see his face on stage again?

May 25, 2014

Egypt is considered to be one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists. (AFP/File)
19:36 GMT

Two prominent human rights activists began a hunger strike Sunday to show their solidarity with detained al Jazeera journalists who have been on a hunger strike since January.

The Muslim Brotherhood was deemed a terrorist organization by the current Egyptian government. (AFP/File)
14:50 GMT

A judicial disciplinary body in Egypt has suspended 16 judges for their alleged links to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Mansour urged Egyptians to vote in his last speech before the presidential elections. (AFP/File)
12:28 GMT

In his last speech before the presidential election, interim President Adly Mansour has called on Egyptians "to express their free will" in choosing a candidate that will help build the state.

Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis denied in an online statement on Sunday that Shadi El-Menei had been killed along with five other fighters in a Thursday shootout. (The Cairo Post/File)
10:15 GMT

An Egyptian militant group has dismissed claims that its top leader was killed days earlier in the volatile Sinai Peninsula, near the Israeli border.

Aziz might have to upload his latest single somewhere else on the web now! (Image: Facebook)
09:59 GMT

YouTube have deleted Aziz Al Shafei's latest music video, and he ain't happy about it!

What will Misi's character be like in "Mission Misi"?
05:31 GMT

Ahmed Helmy talks about his latest role as Misi the monkey!

May 24, 2014

Security forces stand outside a polling station in Alexandria (File/AFP)
14:49 GMT

El-Sisi's presidential campaign may be quieter in Alexandria, but locals are beginning to take notice as the taste of optimism lingers for Egypt's future.

Weekly protests in Egypt are commonplace since Mohamed Morsi was ousted in July last year (File/AFP)
14:25 GMT

Three protesters were killed across Egypt and 58 injured in clashes between pro-Morsi demonstrators and police, the country's health ministry said.

May 23, 2014

Shady El-Mene'i was allegedly killed late on Thursday according to Egyptian security officials (File/AFP)
13:49 GMT

The leader of militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis was reportedly killed in North Sinai according to security sources.