Egypt

October 23, 2014

Ehab is sadly mourning the death of his beloved mother. (Image: Facebook)
09:10 GMT

Egyptian singer Ehab Tawfiq's mother has passed away on Wednesday.

Khaled Abol Naga is seriously displeased his film wasn't picked for the Oscars. (Image: Facebook)
08:04 GMT

The Egyptian actor is displeased that his film didn't get picked as the Egyptian entry into the Oscars.

Universities across Egypt have been witnessing mass protests by angry students in recent weeks. (AFP/File)
07:28 GMT

A bomb outside Cairo University injured 10 people.

October 22, 2014

During his time in power, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi has led a paradoxical campaign about Islam. (AFP/File)
21:59 GMT

When his fans hail him as the new Ataturk, they're ignoring some key details about Egypt's al-Sisi

Bushra is willing to sell her Paris-made wedding gown for a good cause.
14:17 GMT

The Egyptian actress is calling all celebs to join her charitable campaign of donating personal items for a cause.

Militants in the Sinai have staged cross-border attacks in the past, but have not claimed responsibility for today's shootings. (AFP?Said Khatib)
14:11 GMT

IDF spokesman Peter Lerner said in an Twitter statement Wednesday that two IDF soldiers, one male and one female, had been wounded by shots fired from Egypt.

So long, no silver screen for Yousra. (Image: Facebook)
13:47 GMT

When it rains it pours for Yousra because she'll be filming the "Saraya Abdeen" sequel scenes at the same time as this new film.

How well will Hamaki do as a first-time actor? (Image: Facebook)
10:20 GMT

Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki's upcoming acting project has been brewing for a while now, but he's in no rush to cook it up yet!

October 21, 2014

Shoukry believes that, besides the GCC, Jordan represents approximately 80% of total Arab tourism to Egypt.
21:47 GMT

The Ministry of Tourism is aiming for regional tourism to account for 20% of the total inbound tourism to Egypt, according

Paramedics carry the bodies of those killed, following a fierce gun battle between security forces and militants in the village of Arab Sharkas, March 19, 2014 (File/AFP)
13:33 GMT

An Egyptian court handed down death sentences to seven men found guilty of terrorism offenses Tuesday following a raid in March where two military officers were killed.

Private security guards check student IDs as they enter their universities. (File/AFP)
12:58 GMT

Egypt bolstered private security at universities due to increased anti-government protests at the start of the academic year.

Ahmed "the adventurer" with his wife Maha. (Image: Facebook)
10:26 GMT

Egyptian actor Ahmed el Sakka was surprised to come home to a large crowd of angry protesters gathered outside his house. What did the action hero do?

When will we see Maali on our screens again? (Image: Facebook)
10:03 GMT

We haven't seen her in the cinema for quite some time, and it looks like we'll still have to wait to see Maali Zayed in the movie theater.

Then and now: Amr Diab's still got the same cute face he had in 1961. (Images: Facebook)
09:38 GMT

Count those candles! Amr Diab made quite the cute 8-year-old birthday boy. Do you think his looks have carried on 45 years later?

On 31 January 2011, Moody’s downgraded the government bond rating for Egypt from BA2 to BA1, and changed the outlook from stable to negative
04:55 GMT

International rating agency Moody’s has changed Egypt’s outlook from negative to stable, attributing the upgrade to the stabilised political and security situation.