Egypt

August 21, 2014

Arab media criticized Egyptian actor Amr Waked for kissing his Jewish co-star Scarlett Johansson in the Hollywood film "Lucy." (Image: Al Arabiya)
13:55 GMT

Arab media criticized Egyptian actor Amr Waked for kissing his Jewish co-star Scarlett Johansson in the Hollywood film "Lucy."

Attacks by Sinai-based militants have increased dramatically since the ouster of Morsi, with attacks primarily targeting Egyptian security forces. [Press TV]
13:31 GMT

4 militants killed as Egypt's troops press on with daily offensives in Sinai

Safinaz posted a picture of herself on her wedding day, and she looked happier than ever! (Image: Facebook)
12:33 GMT

The only place Armenian Bellydancer Safinaz will be flying off to now is her honeymoon destination!

Sawsan said that she will always be friends with her ex-hubby Sameh! (Image: Facebook)
10:45 GMT

Following a seriously short marriage, Sawsan Badr has decided to end her sixth marriage!

A beautiful friendship brought Imam and Saleh together for many years. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:50 GMT

After more than 40 years of friendship, Adel Imam is being accused of neglecting his lifetime friend Saeed Saleh before he died.

Could Ruby have secretly gotten married? (Image: Facebook)
08:29 GMT

OK, everyone thinks that Ruby has secretly gotten married after a wedding band made an appearance on her finger!

The founder of the April 6 Youth Movement and fellow members have launched a new campaign against their detention. (AFP/File)
07:19 GMT

A number of jailed Egyptian activists decided to go on an open-ended hunger strike to protest their detention.

August 20, 2014

Peter Greste (left) and Egyptian journalist Baher Mohamed were controversially given seven-year jail sentences for allegedly reporting misinformation during Egypt's unrest (File/AFP)
17:37 GMT

The lawyer for two Al Jazeera journalist appealed their seven-year jail terms in a Cairo court. Both reporters were jailed for allegedly fabricating news reports.

We can't bracket the Muslim Brotherhood and ISIS in the same category (Image: The Independent)
13:47 GMT

Western governments freely branded Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization, the same category as radical Sunni group ISIS. They're definitely not the same.

The deficit for fuel supplied to stations this month increased to approximately 8m cubic metres of gas and equivalent daily compared to 7m last month.
13:45 GMT

Electricity deficit increases to approximately 6,180MW, no solution in sight

Will we see Adel and Samir in an acting project together? (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:05 GMT

Why did Samir Ghanem turn down an acting role with comedy legend Adel Imam?

Abdel-Fattah's decision to go on a hunger strike came after visiting his sick father in the hospital. (AFP/File)
10:58 GMT

Prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah has started a hunger strike in jail.

It's Sharif v Sherine as they go head to head in court on September 27. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:02 GMT

Sharif Muneer is finally taking Sherine Abdel Wahab to court on September 27.

Enas and Yousra are planning to set up their own Tourist Village. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:08 GMT

Egyptian starlets Yousra and Enas el Dughaidi are planning to open a Tourist Village in Egypt. Would you go visit?