Egypt

December 29, 2014

Ruby and Rania are a dynamic duo in Mohammad Sami's new film.
08:25 GMT

Egyptian director Mohammad Sami began the first rehearsals for his Ramadan 2015 television drama starring Egyptian singer and actress Ruby and actress Rania Yousif.

Earlier this year the National Coalition and other opposition groups met Syrian government representatives in Geneva. But the talks collapsed as the opposition demanded Assad’s resignation, while the regime insisted the main focus of the negotiations should be fighting “terrorism.” (AFP/Joseph Eid)
07:03 GMT

Following Assad's recent statement of being open to peace talks in Moscow, opposition leaders met in Cairo to discuss the future of Syria, proposing the end of the Baath party by forming a new transitional government as a way to end the crisis.

Youssef Mohiye (Photo: Zamalek official Facebook page)
00:03 GMT

Egyptian football club Zamalek announced the death of young player Youssef Mohiye following a car accident Sunday morning.

December 28, 2014

Egyptian stock market listing committee has approved the offering of 10-15%
14:26 GMT

Egyptian stock market listing committee has approved the offering of 10-15% of Orascom Development Egyptian subsidiary, Orascom Hotels and Development (OHD) (ORHD).

Ahmad Ezz is leaving his real life drama behind. (Image: Al Bawaba edit)
13:51 GMT

All work and no play makes Ahmad Ezz a dull boy. He's got two films bakin' in the oven.

Egypt says deal to import 120,000 T Russian wheat in Jan to be met
13:37 GMT

Russian officials have assured Egypt that deals to import 120,000 tonnes of wheat for delivery in January will be met,

Haifa Wehbe heads out of Nile City Cinema in Egypt during her movie premier. (Image: MTV Lebanon)
13:24 GMT

After her movie got such a bad rap earlier this year, Haifa Wehbe left her movie premier early to avoid the masses.

The crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood members by Egyptian forces has resulted in thousands of arrests and hundreds killed. (AFP/Marwan Naamani)
11:30 GMT

A 12-day security sweep led to the mass arrest of almost 500 Muslim Brotherhood members, and the seizure of numerous weapons and weapon-making workshops.

The Rafah border crossing is the only official entry point into Gaza not controlled by Israel, while underground tunnels serve as an unofficial means of transportation. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT

Egyptian authorities allegedly planned to destroy 1,200 homes to extend the depth of its security buffer zone on its border with the Israeli-blockaded Gaza Strip after discovering more underground tunnels.

Egypt Air: LE10.11 billion in losses over the past three years
07:18 GMT

EgyptAir, the country’s state-owned airline company, accumulated LE10.11 billion in losses over the past three years, the company's chairman Sameh El-Hefny said on Thursday

The Exodus won't even make it into Egypt. (Image: variety.com)
05:00 GMT

The Israelite's weren't even allowed into Egypt for there to be a big Exodus this time. The Hollywood film has been banned into MENA countries to date because it "totally contradicts proven historical facts".

December 27, 2014

No further details have been given regarding the cause of the accident. (AFP/File)
11:22 GMT

A metal silo collapsed on top of factory while workers remained trapped inside.

The officers were guarding international banks when the drive-by shooting occurred. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
09:30 GMT

Drive-by attack occurred not far from Cairo square.

December 26, 2014

Egypt's army has continued a longstanding battle with militants in the volatile Sinai Peninsula. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT

Two members of Egypt's security forces were killed by a roadside bomb in the Sinai Peninsula late Thursday, the army said.

December 25, 2014

Hundreds of Coptic Christians attend midnight mass in Cairo, January 6, 2013. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT

Coptic Christians in Egypt increased security around churches for Christmas Thursday following threats from extremist groups.