Egypt

January 6, 2015

It is unclear who is responsible for the man's death. However the beheading is characteristic of Daesh, which regularly kills those who violate its laws. (AFP/File)
17:07 GMT

A beheaded Daesh leader was found in eastern Syria with a cigarette in his mouth and a note stating, "this is evil, you Sheikh."

Angham is hoping for a speedy recovery before she gets back to the recording studio. (Image: Facebook)
12:11 GMT

Egyptian singer Angham has lost her voice and her new album is on hold as a result!

An Egyptian policeman stands guard during a riot in Cairo, January 28, 2014. (AFP/File)
10:58 GMT

Two policemen guarding a Coptic church were shot dead by unknown gunmen Tuesday, according to security sources.

Egypt's military announced the extension of a buffer zone along the border with Gaza from 500 meters to a kilometer. (AFP/File)
10:38 GMT

Egypt's military began a second stage of extending a buffer zone between the Sinai Peninsula and Gaza Strip Tuesday.

The bald picture that shocked Elham's fans this week. (Image: Filfan.com)
10:22 GMT

Elham Shahine shocked her fans after a picture of her bald head circulated the Internet!

January 5, 2015

Stephan El Shaarawy
17:28 GMT

The Rossoneri coach has confidence that the 22-year-old can build upon his two-goal display against los Blancos and begin to perform to a high level with frequency

The north African country has been the site of brutal killings and kidnappings by powerful militias, including seven other Egyptian Christians found shot dead near Benghazi in February. (AFP/File)
16:37 GMT

A tribal leader in Libya reported Monday that the 13 Egyptian Christians being held in the country since Saturday, refuting original claims of kidnapping and insisting they had instead been held by 'people smugglers.'

Egypt and Ghana encounter held on 15 October 2013
15:37 GMT

The African Football Federation (CAF) fined Egypt a US$2 million on Sunday for violating broadcast rights during the 2013 qualifiers to the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Elham Shaheen celebrated her 53rd birthday.
12:12 GMT

Elham Shaheen's partying like it's her birthday, and she brought her celebrity pals along.

Militant attacks on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula have become more frequent in recent months. (AFP/File)
11:14 GMT

Four policemen were injured Monday after a bomb was detonated outside an apartment block in the volatile Sinai Peninsula.

Mai Kassab and her man in the 8% poster.
09:38 GMT

We've heard she was planning a future with Oka, member of folk band 8%, but now Mai Kassab is actually out and about with her fiancé.

Amal Clooney may not believe she's welcome in Egypt.
08:42 GMT

She's a human rights barrister, and she's got a bone to pick with Egypt's judicial system. She is still welcome to enter the country "whenever she wants", though, the interior ministry claims.

January 4, 2015

Salem, together with ousted president Hosni Mubarak, was acquitted on illicit gains charges of exporting Egyptian natural gas to Israel at below market rates.
23:17 GMT

Business tycoon Hussein Salem has submitted a request to the Illicit Gain Authority for reconciliation with the Egyptian government and the unfreezing of his assets.

Egyptian authorities began planning the buffer zone expansion in November following unrest in the northern Sinai. (AFP/File)
19:34 GMT

Egypt planned for the evacuation and destruction of at least 1,200 Gaza homes Sunday in preparation for an expanded, kilometer-long buffer zone with the war-torn territory.