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Mubarak and his co-defendants were found guilty in June 2012 and sentenced to life imprisonment. The initial verdict was appealed successfully and a retrial began in April 2013. (AFP/File)
09:20 GMT

Former president Mubarak and former interior minister Habib El-Adly were acquitted on chargers of involvement in the death of protesters during the January 2011 uprising.

November 28, 2014

Relations between the two countries have been on the fritz since the 2013 ousting of Muslim Brotherhood president Mohamed Morsi. (AFP/File)
14:24 GMT

Cairo's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry called on Qatar to enact policies to aid Egypt's national security and avoid acts that could harm country stability amid rising tensions with Muslim Brotherhood members.

Egyptian security forces have implemented harsh crackdowns on Muslim Brotherhood members amid rising tensions with the group. (AFP/File)
10:27 GMT

Egyptian police arrested 89 alleged Muslim Brotherhood ahead of planned protests Friday.

Nour El-Sherif will be honored at the Dubai International Film Festival in December. (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

Amir Ramses's star-studded feature will screen as part of the Arabian Nights program at the 11th Dubai International Film Festival, which runs 10-17 December.

November 27, 2014

The comments come amid a nationwide campaign against traffic accidents after recent deadly crashes brought the media to rail against poor traffic management.
23:23 GMT

75 percent of roads in Egypt are deficient and in urgent need of rehabilitation.

The Instagram picture that caused all the controversy for Ghada! (Image: Instagram)
08:49 GMT

Ghada Abdel Razek has caused yet more controversy for posting an "offensive" Instagram picture!

Lakkotrypis said the best way for Cyprus to export to Egypt was directly via a pipeline.
04:55 GMT

Cyprus and energy-starved Egypt agreed Tuesday to speed up procedures on the prospect of exporting natural gas.

November 26, 2014

Italian Egyptian comunity cheers for Egyptian President visit to Italy on November 24, 2014 in Rome. (AFP/File)
20:05 GMT

A court in Egypt has sentenced nearly 80 minors between two and five years in prison each for demonstrating in support of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, official sources say.

Egyptian army patrols a street in the divided border town of Rafah, along the border with the Hamas-run Gaza Strip, on November 4, 2014. (AFP/File)
19:43 GMT

At least three Egyptian police officers have been killed in an armed attack in the volatile Sinai Peninsula of the North African country.

Now you can totally watch Haifa's "Halawet Rouh" in Egypt! (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:42 GMT

People of Egypt, the ban has been lifted: You can now watch Haifa Wehbe's "Halawet Rouh" in theaters!

The Rafah crossing is the principal connection between Gaza's 1.7 million people and the outside world, but Egypt largely keeps it closed as part of the jointly-enforced Israeli blockade on the Strip. (AFP/File)
11:14 GMT

Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing with Gaza to allow thousands of Palestinians, stranded for weeks on the Egyptian side, to return home to the Strip.

A state of emergency was declared in parts of North Sinai following last month's deadly attack. (AFP/File)
10:37 GMT

The Egyptian army resumed air operations in the Sinai Peninsula, reportedly killing five members of the militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis and injuring four others.

Kim at The Dubai Mall on her first visit to the UAE. (Image: Facebook)
09:56 GMT

American socialite Kim Kardashian was welcomed by UAE royalty into their country last week, while Egyptian actress Hanan Turk was refused entry into their soil.

The healthy fast food outlet currently has six branches in Dubai. (Image: Eat Easily)
09:07 GMT

Leading Dubai-based fast food chain Kcal will expand in the MENA region and announced 14 new branches in Egypt.

November 25, 2014

Egyptian rescue workers and residents remove a body from the rubble of a collapsed building on November 25, 2014 in Cairo's northern district of Matariya (AFP)
18:06 GMT

Rescue workers and family members tried to free others trapped in the rubble after the building collapsed. Investigators suspect illegal construction as the cause.