Egypt

June 1, 2014

Arms smugglers frequently use the Libyan-Egyptian border to transport their goods. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT

Six Egyptian border guards were killed after being targeted by smugglers along the western border region.

Earlier this month, international rating agency Standard and Poor’s affirmed Egypt’s long term and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings, putting the country’s outlook at “stable”
03:55 GMT

“A very high turnout might have enhanced the legitimacy of the return to military rule in domestic and international eyes,” the credit agency says

May 31, 2014

Several people were also reportedly injured during the pro-Morsi protest in eastern Cairo (File/AFP)
18:24 GMT

Two women were among the dead after police fired rounds during a rally for ousted president Mohamed Morsi in Cairo, Friday.

Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi won 93 percent of votes during Egypt's presidential election (File/AFP)
13:14 GMT

Egypt's interim President Adly Mansour has vowed for Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to take his post as the country's new leader on time, according to a legal aide.

Some of the celebs showing their support for Al Sisi. (Image: Albawaba edit)
05:00 GMT

Nabila Ebeid was faced with a dilemma when she tried to vote in the Presidential elections this week.

The turnout was low, but Sisi won the majority votes. Now it's time for Egypt to calm down and become stable (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT

Sisi won 93 percent of Egypt's votes despite an embarrassing turnout of only around 46 percent of voters. Will the country be satisfied with the results, or does turmoil lie ahead?

May 30, 2014

The Muslim Brotherhood was labeled a "terrorist group" in December 2013 (File/AFP)
12:39 GMT

President Adly Mansour cancelled ousted leader Mohamed Morsi's decree to pardon 52 men, imprisoned on terrorism charges.

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won an overwhelming majority of votes on Thursday (File/AFP)
05:00 GMT

The EU hailed Egypt's presidential elections as "democratic and free" as Abdel Fattah al-Sisi won the majority of votes, Thursday.

May 29, 2014

The 16-year-old is said to have driven a tuk tuk on the wrong side of the road (File/AFP)
19:28 GMT

A 16-year-old boy was shot dead in Cairo by a police officer over a traffic dispute where the teen was allegedly driving down the wrong side of the road, Thursday.

The single “Rabna Wayyak” (God is with You) celebrates the victory of Sisi in the recent Egyptian Presidential elections. (Image: Facebook)
12:49 GMT

Moroccan singer Jannat took part in Egyptian singers Mohammad Fouad, Ehab Tawfiq and Mustafa Kamel’s latest single for Sisi.

Maya is going to gain acting experience from two different productions! (Image: Facebook)
12:27 GMT

Singer Maya Diab is preparing for a new production, and it's something that she hasn't yet done before!

Promised aid from the GCC has so far amounted to $20 billion, Sisi revealed in an interview earlier this month.
11:43 GMT

Following the landslide win, Sisi now faces the daunting task of reviving Egypt’s flailing economy and creating jobs for the rising numbers of unemployed youth in the country.

Bushra films scenes for the new film "Mission Misi" at the Egyptian National Zoo. (Image: Facebook)
11:33 GMT

Bushra hung out at an animal-friendly location in Cairo this weekend, and her fans were super happy to meet with her!

Sisi was largely expected to win. (AFP/File)
10:01 GMT

Abdel Fattah al Sisi's campaign has declared victory in Egypt's presidential elections.

Hamada is against the idea of his kids starring in his movies. (Image: Facebook)
08:32 GMT

Rumor has it that Hamada Hilal's two boys have starring roles in his upcoming film “Hamati Bethibbini” (My Mother-in-Law Loves Me).