Egypt

September 1, 2014

Karim was rumored to be paid $50,000 to appear alongside Sharif Amer (File)
12:32 GMT

Did he or didn't he? Egyptian actor Karim Abdel Aziz denied rumors that he accepted $50,000 to appear alongside Sharif Amer on a television show.

Foo2, El-Sefr, and Mohamed El-Deeb dig deep into their souls for their performances.
09:01 GMT

The two-hour hip-hop concert, HipHop 03 Volume 3, on August 26th saw songsters jammin' to the tough topics affecting the country of Egypt.

Some of these won't be donning their jewels again for the show. (Image: Facebook)
08:48 GMT

The director and some of the cast are saying "see ya" to the Ramadan drama "Saraya Abdeen" after their contract ended in August.

Incidents of sexual assault  have harmed Egypt’s tourism reputation recently, said head of the Egyptian Federation of Chambers of Tourism, Ilhamy Zayat.
00:42 GMT

The Chamber of Hotels will meet this week to study Ministry of Tourism resolutions to confront sexual harassment and assault in the tourism sector.

August 31, 2014

Go Mo go!
14:20 GMT

What happens when an Egyptian pop singer's son graduates? The graduands are in for a treat with a token gratis performance! Now there's a graduation with style! Mohammad Fouad gave surprised students a graduation night to remember with his star performance.

Mai Ezz El Din is due to return to Cairo after her break (Image: Facebook)
13:26 GMT

Busy busy and in need of a vacation! Egyptian actress Mai Ezz El Din decided to take some time out from acting and take a break.

The Muslim Brotherhood was labeled a terrorist organization by the Egyptian government. (AFP/File)
12:41 GMT

Giza Criminal Court commuted the death sentences of several leading Muslim Brotherhood figures to life in prison.

Nabila Obeid assures she'll be keeping the reputations of others shiny in her upcoming memoir. (Image: Facebook)
09:12 GMT

We'll be getting down and dirty with the real Nabila Obeid as the actress writes her personal memoirs.

The irrigation minister added that additional studies would determine whether the projected height of the dam – along with its storage capacity – would have any negative consequences for Egypt.
04:55 GMT

Relations between Cairo and Addis Ababa soured last year over Ethiopia’s construction of the $6.4-billion hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile.

August 28, 2014

More than 100 Palestinians are currently being held at the Cairo airport for trying to travel on expired visas. (AFP/File)
19:09 GMT

More than 100 Palestinians have been detained by Egyptian authorities at the Cairo airport for more than three weeks after attempting to travel on expired visas.

Sinai militants released a video on Twitter detailing the execution of four Egyptian men charged with spying for Israel. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT

Sinai militant group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis said Thursday it depacitated four Egyptian men on charges of 'spying for Israel.'

Ousted Morsi detained for another 15 days pending investigation. [AFP]
10:01 GMT

Ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi is accused of smuggling top secret documents to Qatar via Al-Jazeera TV channel.

What's the big deal if Amr Diab is Yemeni anyway? (Image: Facebook)
09:13 GMT

New claims suggest that "Amr Diab" is the Egyptian singer's STAGE NAME and that he's originally from Yemen!

Egypt has been among the largest beneficiaries of U.S. military and economic aid. (AFP/File)
08:28 GMT

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is set to visit the U.S. in September to participate in the 69th United Nations General Assembly