Egypt

August 14, 2014

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood-led National Alliance to Support Legitimacy (NASL) called for protests on Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of the violent dispersal of the Rabaa and Nahda protest camps last year. (AFP)
15:44 GMT

A supporter of toppled President Mohamed Morsy was killed during clashes between Muslim Brotherhood members and security troops on top of Nahya bridge near Mohandessin district in Giza.

Nadia can smile again because her show is soon to be aired at last. (Image: Facebook)
14:59 GMT

After a hiatus that lasted over a month, the Egyptian actress is back on set "Secrets".

Ramez's dad passed away this week and was a respected theatre director. (Image: Facebook)
13:09 GMT

Comedian and prankster Ramez Galal is taking time off to mourn the death of his father.

Enrique on a visit to the Pyramids in Cairo. (Image: Welcome- Pharaonic-Egypt-Blogpost.com)
11:31 GMT

Mohamed Karim taught Enrique Iglesias some Arabic on his latest trip to Egypt!

Roughly 600 people were killed in the dispersal of the protest camps. (AFP/File)
10:03 GMT

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is calling for protests Thursday to commemorate the violent dispersal of the Rabaa and Nahda protest camps exactly one year ago.

Mubarak is on trial for allegedly ordering the death of protesters during the country's revolution. (AFP/File)
09:08 GMT

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said he did not order the killing of protesters or the shedding of the blood of Egyptians.

A nervous May says that she's more concerned with her career choices at the moment that silly rumors about her and Ahmad. (Image: Facebook)
08:19 GMT

After a rumored romance between May Ezzedine and Haifa Wehbe's ex-husband Ahmad Abu Hashima went viral, May opens up about the true nature behind their relationship!

The ladies love them some Amr Diab! (Image: Facebook, courtesy of amrdiab.net)
05:40 GMT

After his scandal-soaked stint in the Greek isles back in 2013, Amr Diab kept the conservatives a little happier this go around.

August 13, 2014

Russia will supply at least 5-5.5 million tonnes of wheat to Egypt this year and will increase agricultural goods imports from the North African country.
20:52 GMT

In the previous 2013/14 marketing year, Russia supplied 3.6 million tonnes of wheat to Egypt.

Mubarak was overthrown in a popular uprising in 2011. (AFP/File)
12:04 GMT

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak arrived in court Wednesday to attend his trail on murder charges.

The proud parents celebrated their only daughter Lilly's 11th birthday this week. (Image: Facebook)
10:59 GMT

Egyptian actors Mona Zaki and Ahmed Helmy celebrated their daughter Lilly's birthday this week.

What would Haifa think! Is there more to May Ezzedine and Ahmad Abu Hashima's relationship than meets the eye? (Image: Facebook)
10:16 GMT

Rumor has it that Egyptian actress May Ezzedine is getting chummy with Haifa Wehbe's ex-hubby!

Women's Prison was a big hit this Ramadan. (Image: Facebook)
01:36 GMT

Egyptian actress Nelly Karim is taking her success from "Sijin Al Nisa" (Women Prison) and running with it.

August 12, 2014

The 18 and 29 year-old age group, represents 23.7% (approximately 20 million) of the total population, of which 51.1% are men and the remaining 48.9% are women.
23:21 GMT

Around 27.8% of Egyptian youth are poor while 24.1% are near the poverty line.

In August of 2013, Egyptian security forces stormed two Pro-Morsi sit-ins killing over 600 people. (AFP/File)
15:50 GMT

Human Rights Watch has released a new report that accuses the current Egyptian government of serious human rights abuses.