Egypt

July 16, 2014

Ola and Fifi are still on good terms with each other. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:39 GMT

What's going on between Ola Ghanem, Fifi Abdo and one new TV drama?

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said “If there is no cease-fire, our answer is fire”  (GALI TIBBON/ AFP).
07:20 GMT

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel would answer Hamas’s rejection of a truce with stepped-up attacks.

July 15, 2014

The salaries of officials rarely exceed a few thousand pounds per month. Supplements, which can amount to several tens of times the monthly salary, are in the form of bonuses.
21:18 GMT

Although, three similar decisions were announced by several governments since January 2011, none of them have taken full effect.

Fifteen nations had issued similar warnings following the bombing of a tourist bus in the South Sinai resort of Taba.
20:48 GMT

Zaazou said hotel occupancy rates had climbed to 70 percent on the Red Sea coast and exceeded 55 percent in South Sinai as a result.

Enas told Haifa Wehbe that she's talented and doesn't need to use her looks to get famous! (Image: Facebook)
11:58 GMT

Enas al Dughaidi didn't hold back on Nishan's "Wala Tihlam" (Don't Even Dream About It) show, where she criticized fellow celebs, and shockingly, praised some!

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called a security cabinet meeting early Tuesday morning and was expected to encourage members to accept Egypt's ceasefire proposal (AFP/ File).
07:16 GMT

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, convened the security cabinet on early Tuesday morning to discuss Egypt's proposed ceasefire agreement to end Israeli-Palestinian hostilities in the Gaza Strip.

July 14, 2014

The Cairo Appeals Court for Urgent Cases abrogated the ban issued in May by a lower court and said there is no evidence that the banned members were involved in corruption (AFP/ File).
18:00 GMT

An Egyptian court has lifted the ban on members of former president Hosni Mubarak's political party from running for parliament, as there was no constitutional stipulation requiring this.

Somaya is preoccupied with her fashion project in Kuwait at the moment. (Image: Facebook)
13:02 GMT

Wondering what's keeping Egyptian actress Somaya al Khashab busy these days?

Nancy said that she considers herself an Egyptian. (Image: Facebook)
12:17 GMT

Superstar Nancy Ajram will be promoting tourism in Egypt through a grand concert in Sharm El Sheikh this Aug.

Nabeeh says TV dramas are very inappropriate for Ramadan this year. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:24 GMT

Not everyone is pleased with this Ramadan TV dramas' content, so lawyer Nabeeh al Wahsh filed a complaint to ban 40 shows from airing!

July 13, 2014

Hundreds of pro-Morsi supporters have been sentenced to prison over the past months, with some even receiving life sentences and the dealth penalty (File Archive/AFP)
18:04 GMT

An Egyptian court sentenced 101 more pro-Morsi supporters Sunday to three years in prison for "illegal gathering" and "rioting."

Who? Me? Sue me? Imam's show may be in trouble with an Egyptian hospital! (Image: Facebook)
09:07 GMT

Adel Imam's Ramadan TV show "His Excellency" may be getting sued by an Egyptian hospital... but why?

Liqa is so not happy with Galal and his prank show! (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:28 GMT

Egyptian actress Liqa Suwaidan feels "insulted" by Ramez Galal's prank show!

A number of foreign partners have reduced investments in the sector for the upcoming period, which will cause average natural gas production to stabilise.
03:14 GMT

Dues owed to foreign oil companies reached a total of $6.3bn this July, compared to $6bn at the end of April.

July 11, 2014

Other pro-Morsi demonstrators were arrested in Alexandria Friday as well (File Archive/AFP)
19:09 GMT

At least two demonstrators were killed Friday when riot police dispersed a pro-Morsi protest in Cairo.