Egypt

October 9, 2014

Egypt's economy has been hit by more than three years of political and economic turmoil following the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak after 30 years in power.
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Increased output and a sharp rise in new orders last month, however, appeared to suggest that confidence was beginning to return

October 8, 2014

He added that the central bank will reimburse that sum in case the Qatari government requests the money back.Egypt's net international reserves inched up to $16.8 billion in August, but are expected to decline if Egypt returns the two deposits.
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Qatar backed Egypt with $7.5 billion in deposits during the presidency of the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi,

Attacks against security forces have increased in Egypt since the ouster of Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
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Two policemen are under investigation for negligence after a bomb exploded inside a Cairo court.

Mona and Ahmed are now the proud parents of a baby boy! (Image: Facebook)
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This may come as a total surprise to you, but Mona Zaki has just given birth to her second child!

Yasmine during Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, this year. (Image: Facebook)
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Yasmine Abdel Aziz gave her fans a taster of what she looks like in a hijab, and now they're urging her to keep it on!

Egyptian actress Safia Al Umari has said hello to the screen again.
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Donia Samir Ghanem's got a new co-star in the upcoming film directed by Sameh Abdel Aziz.

Calling all Egypt lovers: Mohamed Mounir's got some music for you
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Mohamed Mounir launched a patriotic sing titled "Mithaiz".

Who wants cake? Zeina's twins' birthday cakes looked so colorful and yummy. (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Although the drama between Zeina and her "secret hubby" Ahmed Ezz is still ongoing to prove that he's the daddy of her twins, she held a party in celebration of her babies turning 1 anyway!

The Egyptian singer's lyrics were accused of enticing violence and hatred. (Image: Diaadia.com.ar)
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World Tribune journalist Dennis Prager has accused Egyptian singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim's hateful lyrics of enticing hatred, which led to the rise of ISIS!!

October 7, 2014

Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani has talks scheduled in Cairo on fighting militant groups in the region (file photo).
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The development is likely to stoke fears that Libya’s ongoing fragmentation will make it a safe haven for militant groups.

Nour Project featuring Zizo in Pharrell Williams "Happy." (Image: YouTube still)
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Nour Project featuring Ahmed Abou El-Yazid revisits Pharrell Williams' 'Happy', challenging the optimism of the original lyrics.

Most protests took place on Monday, the anniversary of the October 6 war. (AFP/File)
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Small-scale protests by Morsi supporters took place in Cairo and Alexandria.

October 6, 2014

Egypt's debts to foreign energy firms operating in the country increased after the political turmoil which followed the 2011 revolution.
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Last week, the petroleum minister announced that the government had paid $1.5 billion of its arrears to energy companies.

Yasmeen El-Raees in the official poster for the film Factory Girl. (Image: Facebook)
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Egyptian young actress Yasmine Raees wins best actress award at Swedish Malmo Arab Film Festival for her role in Mohamed Khan's Factory Girl.