Prior to the 2011 uprising foreign reserves were almost $36 billion. (File photo)
May 05, 2016 - 12:38 GMT
Egypt's foreign reserves increased by $449M but is still at less than half of the amount of pre-2011 levels.
Egypt's government is facing international criticism over clampdowns on freedom of speech and human rights. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Egypt is facing criticism domestically and abroad for its deteriorating human rights and press freedoms.
Hassan Ali al-Sanad was kidnapped on April 26 as he left his factory. (Twitter/Al Arabiya)
May 05, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Hassan Ali al-Sanad was abducted by a masked gang as he was on his way to the airport.
Isn't he pretty? (Instagram)
May 05, 2016 - 08:17 GMT
Rami Malek's look was on point on Monday.
Mohamed Al-Shorbagy
May 04, 2016 - 21:51 GMT
In the final match, Al-Shorbagy defeated France’s Gregory Gaultier in what was an unexpected comeback, as Al-Shorbagy had lost the match’s first two games, 7-11 and 9-11.
Farida Osman
May 04, 2016 - 18:34 GMT
Nicknamed the Golden Fish, Farida Osman has won countless medals and has performed spectacularly in competitions.
The decision has since been extended for three-months at a time, with the latest being in January 2016. (Twitter)
May 04, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The extension, the seventh since August 2013, was reported to be pending approval from the country's parliament.
A hilarious clips from
May 04, 2016 - 14:13 GMT
Egyptian music video 'I Love Your Sister' will leave you in hysterics.
Antonio is clearly not a fan of Ramez or his pranks. (Facebook)
May 04, 2016 - 13:26 GMT
Antonio is clearly not a fan of Ramez or his pranks.
Fifi promised the winner the potential chance to join her in a film or TV series as well, should they be selected for this play first. (File photo)
May 04, 2016 - 08:25 GMT
This is your chance to audition for Fifi Abdo and her crew.
Egyptian journalists protest outside of Syndicate headquarters in Cairo on World Press Freedom day. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
May 04, 2016 - 08:14 GMT
The prosecutor general issued a gag order about the police raid as the investigation continues.
A protest in Egypt over the arrest and detainment of journalists. (AFP Photo/Mohamed El-Shahed)
May 04, 2016 - 00:03 GMT
The apparent blunder occurred when the public relations department of Egypt’s Interior Ministry sent a memo titled “Media response to security raid on Journalists Syndicate headquarters” to a group of journalists, according to Mada Masr, an independent Egyptian news site.
Wael died of heart attack at 55. (
May 03, 2016 - 15:35 GMT
Egyptian actor Wael Nour dies of heart attack at 55.
Patrons buy fesikh in Cairo (Khaled Desouki / AFP)
May 03, 2016 - 13:36 GMT
Britain’s Ambassador to Egypt described his experience with Fesikh as “an experience”.
Ahram's editorial hit out at the interior ministry's
May 03, 2016 - 12:05 GMT
In a rare move for the state-owned daily, Egypt's oldest newspaper lashed out at the interior ministry's storming of the Press Syndicate headquarters and arrest of two journalists.
Thousands of activists, as well as several journalists, have been detained since former army chief and now President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi overthrew predecessor Mohamed Morsi in 2013. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
May 03, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Reporters in Egypt have been banned from covering certain issues, face censorship, physical violence and arrest when reporting in the field.