Egypt

November 6, 2014

Imam dismissed rumors about his deteriorating health. (Image: Facebook)
08:29 GMT

Once again, the media has spread false rumors about Adel Imam's health. But how did he respond to them?

Egypt has been plagued by violence since the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
07:29 GMT

A bomb killed at least five people in a train station.

(Still from "Om Amira" courtesy of Al Ahram)
06:50 GMT

BBC Arabic Film and Documentary Festival, which took place in London October 31-November 3 names "Om Amira" (“Amria’s Mother”) Best Documentary.

November 5, 2014

The new stores will cost an estimated LE2 billion (approx. $270m) and will offer foodstuffs produced by the state-owned Holding Company for Food Industries,
23:00 GMT

Egypt agreed to allocate land for retailer Carrefour and grant it legal approvals necessary to build ten new branches for the superstore outside Cairo and Alexandria.

The official poster for the 36th Cairo International Film Festival. (Image: Al Ahram)
22:36 GMT

36th Cairo International Film Festival will run between 9 and 18 November at the Cairo Opera House.

Abed Fahed was held up in Egypt.
13:52 GMT

It wasn't exactly a warm welcome for the Syrian star who arrived in Egypt to make a TV appearance on "New Egypt".

Egypt has been accused of multiple human rights violations, including torture and denying freedom of speech. (AFP/File)
12:43 GMT

Seven Egyptian rights groups said they won't be part of any delegation participating in the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva this week and also won't attend any of the event's activities, fearing persecution back home.

A fire after the crash completely destroyed the school bus (Image courtesy Welad ElBalad).
10:45 GMT

The Egyptian Army has sent a medical aircraft to the area to aid the victims.

The trial between Ezz and Zeina is still ongoing. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:15 GMT

What's the deal between Ahmed Ezz and Angham right now? And where does Zeina stand in all of this?

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi amended a controversial decree in September for Egyptian rights groups  (File/AFP)
06:31 GMT

Human Rights Watch called on the UN to condemn violence under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ahead of a UNHRC panel's review of the country's violations.

Between 2004 and 2013, the volume of trade increased by 21%, edging up from $41m to $165m.
04:55 GMT

The minister pointed out that the targeted trade volume between both countries is over $5bn.

November 4, 2014

Ansar has been responsible for multiple attacks across Egypt. (AFP/File)
11:05 GMT

Egypt's most active militant group, Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis, has pledged allegiance to ISIL.

Ezz has been ordered to undergo a DNA test to prove that he is or isn't the father of Zeina's twins. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:28 GMT

It's their sixth court hearing now and the judge has finally ordered Ahmed Ezz to undergo a DNA test.

Sherine and Sharif finally kiss and makeup after she apologized. (Image: Facebook)
10:02 GMT

We were wondering how the diva would hold up in an Egyptian jail for six months, but now we don't have to because Sharif Muneer has dropped the charges against singer Sherine Abdel Wahab.

This is it: The first picture of Ruby and her  new hubby together! (Image: Facebook)
09:04 GMT

We found out about Ruby's secret hubby back in September, but now we've finally been treated to a picture of him with the singer herself!