Egypt

October 8, 2014

Yasmine during Hajj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, this year. (Image: Facebook)
13:37 GMT

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.
13:23 GMT

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
13:02 GMT

Mohamed Mounir launched a patriotic sing titled "Mithaiz".

Who wants cake? Zeina's twins' birthday cakes looked so colorful and yummy. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:31 GMT

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)
09:34 GMT

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).
14:39 GMT

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)
08:25 GMT

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)
08:25 GMT

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.
14:50 GMT

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)
11:04 GMT

Egyptian young actress Yasmine Raees wins best actress award at Swedish Malmo Arab Film Festival for her role in Mohamed Khan's Factory Girl.

IS has urged Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis to continue their attacks against Egyptian security forces (file photo).
07:53 GMT

The Egyptian jihadist group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis has decapitated three people and shot a fourth on accusations of "collaborating" with Israel's Mossad agency and the Egyptian army, according to a video published on jihadist forums.

October 5, 2014

Two people were injured in the clashes and four pro-Morsi protesters were arrested. (AFP/File)
13:57 GMT

Clashes erupted in Alexandria Sunday between supporters and opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood.

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks at Georgetown University in Washington on Oct. 2, 2014 ahead of the annual IMF/WB meetings. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
08:38 GMT

IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned of the fragile recovery of the global economy and the effects of the turmoil in the Middle East, especially the war against ISIS and the instability of Iraq and Syria, which could trigger higher global oil prices.

Mohammad Subhi is coming to our small screens! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The star has been acclaimed for his acting skills for years, but embarking into the world of hosting a talk show is a new venture.