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Hamaki is celebrating being number one in the Middle East! (Image: Facebook)
14:31 GMT

Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki claims the title for most-watched singer in the Arab world on YouTube,

Militant attacks in the Sinai Peninsula have increased dramatically over the past year. (AFP/File)
06:50 GMT

Seven alleged militants were killed by the Egyptian army over the weekend while 67 were arrested in the Sinai Peninsula.

 
Total cost would be between $1.5-$2 billion, the company said, and supplies to Egypt would start flowing in 2017
04:55 GMT

Israel's offshore Tamar gas field may get a $1.5-$2 billion upgrade, including the construction of an underwater pipeline to an export plant in Egypt.

November 21, 2014

Bishr served as minister of local development under deposed president Mohamed Morsi. (Image courtesy Ahram)
12:30 GMT

Mohamed Ali Bishr is accused of "spying for foreign states."

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi may be considering a pardon for jailed Al Jazeera journalists. (AFP file photo).
11:00 GMT

The five journalists were convicted of threatening Egypt's national security by allegedly producing "fabricated" news stories and footage with a view to tarnishing Egypt's image abroad.

November 20, 2014

An investment conference will be held in Egypt in December, to attract businessmen and investors.
16:01 GMT

Disney World shows in Egypt sends an important message to domestic and international investors to Egypt.

Mahinour El-Masry had been jailed for six months for "illegal protesting" and was detained again Wednesday. (Image: Ahmed Arab)
11:12 GMT

Egyptian security forces released human rights activist Maheinour El-Masry after she was detained for several hours.

Amr Diab is coming to you "Tonight", Cairo! (Image: Facebook)
11:00 GMT

Yes, we're talking about his song "Tonight", but the artist also literally has a concert this evening at 8 p.m.

Still from Melbourne winner of the Golden Pyramid award for Best film at the Cairo International Film Festival. (Image: Al Ahram)
07:17 GMT

The 36th Cairo film festival featured two Iranian films, a documentary on censorship in Iran and a Moroccan tribute to Iranian cinema. Through them, audiences sampled the challenges facing filmmakers in the Islamic republic.

Tunisia's forward Kharzi (13) vies with Egyptian forward Alniny (17) during the 2015 AFCON qualifying match between Tunisia and Egypt
02:17 GMT

A 2-1 defeat to Tunisia dashed the hopes of the tournament's most successful side while Mali booked their place

November 19, 2014

Fifi Abdo has said see ya to MBC and hello to Al Tahrir. (Image: Facebook)
13:40 GMT

Fifi Abdo might be returning to TV hosting.

Hani Ramzi and Nelly Karim are headed "Back to School"
12:43 GMT

Egyptian stars Hani Ramzi and Nelly Karim are coming to the " Back to School" set with TV host Amro Yousif on the satellite channel

Ahmed Helmy celebrating that his cancerous tumor is gone. (Image: Facebook)
12:23 GMT

Ahmed Helmy had a farewell party, but it was far from sad. The Egyptian actor was celebrating that his cancerous tumor was gone!

You need to know exactly where (and when) to go in the UAE since just a fraction of its coastline offers decent waves. Gulf surf is mainly wind-driven. Fierce gales fuel epic waves near Qatar and Iraq, which barrel down the Gulf to the UAE. Warm water temps and easy access offset unpredictable surf conditions, so it’s still worth a visit.
09:12 GMT

Bedouin Beach Boys: Surf’s Up in the Middle East. Everybody's going surfing -- from Gaza to the Gulf.

Ghada has finally been put in her place by Mohammad Sami! (Image: Facebook)
09:00 GMT

The long feud between director Mohammad Sami and Ghada Abdel Razek has finally come to an end!