Egypt

December 5, 2014

According to Egyptian law, detention without arrest warrant in an unknown location is illegal and could be the basis for a future appeal. (AFP/File)
15:47 GMT

Egyptian authorities have said the recording is fabricated.

Egyptian police officers stand in front of the police academy in Cairo during the trial of former president Hosni Mubarak on Nov. 29, 2014. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
10:57 GMT

A group of political and youth movements has called for peaceful protests against the verdict in squares across Egypt, in a what it called a "revolutionary week".

December 4, 2014

Egypt moved up 20 ranks in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI)
15:44 GMT

Egypt ranked 94th in this year’s report, which was released on 3 December, compared to the 114th place last year.

Egyptian family members react to news of their relatives receiving the death penalty. (AFP/File)
11:58 GMT

Human Rights Watch denounced Egypt's decision to sentence 188 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi to death.

Yacine couldn't have felt happier after his film was finally screened after a decade's ban. (Image: Facebook)
09:52 GMT

Mahmoud Yacine celebrated last month when his war film was finally allowed to screen after its 10-year ban!

December 3, 2014

Brent Crude prices fell to their lowest levels since December 2010 at $69.7 for early transactions Sunday.
18:57 GMT

“We will not increase fuel imports because the financial resources are not available,” says EGPC chairman El Molla

President Sisi has been criticized by human rights organizations for cracking down on freedom of speech. (AFP/File)
10:07 GMT

President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is to issue a presidential decree that "criminalises insulting the 25 January and 30 June uprisings."

Egypt will host a wonderful line-up of concerts this Holiday. (Image: Albawaba file)
09:40 GMT

Lost for what to do this holiday season? Here's a listing of Christmas and New Year concerts in Egypt!

North Sinai has seen violent attacks by militants following the 2011 Egyptian revolution. (AFP/File)
07:50 GMT

The Egyptian army killed seven militants and arrested 73 other people in raids in North Sinai, according to the military.

The situation is somehow better for health professionals working in private sector.
05:55 GMT

Jeddah tops in medical errors, with gynecology and maternity cases taking the top slot.

December 2, 2014

Egyptian anti-Mubarak protesters chant slogans as they gather in Abdel Moneim Riad Square in Cairo, November 29, 2014. (AFP/File)
20:37 GMT

A court in Egypt Tuesday sentenced 188 supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi to death for storming a police station last year, leading to 11 security personnel being killed.

Khaled posted a picture of him in hospital as he bravely battles Hepatitis C. (Image: CBC)
10:58 GMT

After announcing that he is battling Hepatitis C last month, Khaled al Sawi shocked his fans further by telling them that he's incurable!

Mubarak was acquitted on Saturday. (AFP/File)
10:51 GMT

Egypt's general-prosecutor has issued an order to file an appeal against the dismisal of all charges against the ousted president Hosni Mubarak.

Sherine flashes a smile and says sorry to Yaser Khalil's wife. (Image: Facebook)
10:30 GMT

Sherine has had a lot of apologizing to do lately with her altercation and now the rumor circulating that she was secretly married to Yaser Jalal. Never mind that he was already married!