Egypt

May 24, 2014

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.

May 22, 2014

Tensions are high in Cairo ahead of the presidential vote that Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is expected to win (File/AFP)
13:36 GMT

Two people believed to be carrying explosives died in southern Cairo after detonating their bombs, according to a ministry source.

Concerned Arab countries are monitoring Libya's security situation closely (File/AFP)
13:09 GMT

The Arab League are due to meet to discuss ongoing violence in Libya, according to Egypt's representative, Tarek Adel.

Sabahi believes the elections will be free and fair. (AFP/File)
07:04 GMT

Egyptian presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabahi has said he does not fear ballot rigging in the upcoming election.

Egypt's Interior Ministry confirmed Wednesday's attack and said that seven people were injured in the violence. (AFP/File)
06:49 GMT

One Egyptian person was killed and six others were injured on Wednesday after a bomb attack struck a security vehicle in Egypt's restive Sinai peninsula, security sources reported.

Rania Youssef defends herself from criticism.
05:00 GMT

After changing things up in her career with the role of a cheating wife in the TV show “Al Ikhwah” (The Brothers)

According to the Central Bank of Egypt, tourism is ranked second in terms of most important sources of income for Egypt after remittances from Egyptians abroa
02:17 GMT

Average of 663 cubic metres of water allocated per person; amount expected to drop below 582 cubic metres by 2025

May 21, 2014

Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood have held frequent protests since Morsi was overthrown. (AFP/File)
13:45 GMT

155 Muslim Brotherhood supporters were sentenced to jail Wednesday by an Egyptian court.

These two clearly love each other!
13:19 GMT

Spreading the love to her fellow songstress for all of social media to see, Angham gave her colleague Asala Nasri a special birthday greeting.

Haifa Wehbe's "Halawet Rouh" is still banned, but she'll keep on going.
13:09 GMT

The Egyptian Censorship Board's second review of Haifa Wehbe's "Halawet Rouh" turned down the film once again from being screened in the country's cinemas.

"Misi the monkey" is the star of the "Mission Misi" promo. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:41 GMT

A promo of Ahmed Helmy’s comedy TV show “Al Amaleyyah Misi” (Mission Misi) has finally aired, but he was nowhere to be seen in it!

Mubarak was overthrown during a popular revolution in January of 2011. (AFP/File)
10:07 GMT

Former president Hosni Mubarak and his two sons have been sentenced to jail on corruption charges.

The Spring Festival will host a line-up of performers from Senegal, Morocco and Zaki Ibrahim (pictured) from South Africa. (Image: Facebook)
09:27 GMT

Performances from South Africa, Senegal and Morocco will take the stage at El-Genaina Theatre in the last week of the Spring Festival.

It was a warm and friendly evening that brought together Sisi and over 50 of Egypt's biggest celebs. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:52 GMT

Egyptian Presidential candidate Al Sisi met with over 50 Egyptian celebs in Cairo this week.