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Al Ahly right-back Fathi set for Arsenal trial
15:15 GMT

Arsene Wenger continues his search for full-back cover despite closing in on the £8 million signing of Mathieu Debuchy, with the Egypt international flying in to be assessed

Egyptian singer Angham is releasing her first ever Lebanese single! (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

Egyptian singer Angham is releasing her first ever Lebanese single!

Egypt, one of the world's largest wheat importers, said on Thursday it had enough wheat to last for six months.
03:21 GMT

Egypt purchased 3.7 million tonnes of local wheat and also bought 5.46 million tonnes of wheat from abroad during the 2013-2014.

July 10, 2014

Egyptian authorities are allowing Palestinians to enter the country and be treated in Egyptian hospitals. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT

Egypt is opening its Rafah border to let in Palestinians who have been wounded during recent Israeli air strikes.

Ahmed flashes a smile now that he's put the drugs story behind him. (Image: Facebook)
09:53 GMT

Ahmed Azmi has finally been found innocent by an Egyptian court on his drugs charges.

Still from the trailer of 'Exodus: Gods and Kings.' (Image: YouTube still)
08:32 GMT

The biblical drama depicting Moses' departure from Egypt is set to hit US cinemas in December.

Ali Ismail is one of the Egyptian musicians performing at the new salon. (Image: Facebook)
03:57 GMT

If you like Al-Karama politics and you're down with some poetry and performing artists, then hit the newly opened salon each Thursday during Ramadan.

July 9, 2014

Attacks in Sinai often target police personnel since the oust of former president Mohammed Morsi last year (File Archive/AFP)
18:00 GMT

At least one soldier died from an explosion in Egypt's Sinai Wednesday.

Lebanon's border with Israel has remained tense since the 2006 war. Israel frequently violates international law however, by illegally entering Lebanese territory (File/AFP)
12:34 GMT

Tensions remain high close to Lebanon's southern border as Israel deployed soldiers along the Kfar Shouba Hills area, while air strikes in Gaza continue.

Is there another side to Sherine Abdel Wahab we don't usually see? (Image: Facebook)
11:00 GMT

Deeming her attitude totes inapprope, Egyptian actor Sharif Muneer has allegedly filed a lawsuit against the Egyptian singer.

Hassan Al Raddad holding up in the hospital after breaking his leg. (Image: Facebook)
09:00 GMT

After breaking his leg recently, Hassan Al Raddad made a TV appearance on the show "Laylah" hosted by Samer Yousri.

Israel's air and naval forces have struck scores of sites across the Gaza Strip overnight, with ground troops arriving on the Strip's borders in advance (AFP/ File).
07:30 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi has telephoned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to support a ceasefire to halt Israeli military escalations in the Gaza Strip.

Adel Imam has signed up for another set of shows already. (Image: Facebook)
05:02 GMT

No rest for the wicked! Adel Imam is already prepping for next year's holy month.

July 8, 2014

Lara Elayyan is one of the artists headed to the Hayy Festival. (Image: Facebook)
22:05 GMT

Musicians from Sudan, Jordan, Palestine, Algeria and Morocco will be making their way to Cairo for the 9th Hayy Festival from July 10-25.

South Sinai’s 62,000 hotel rooms represent approximately 33% of Egypt’s total hotel capacity, according to Egypt’s Hotels Chamber.
16:53 GMT

According to the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism, travel advisories issued for the Sinai Peninsula led tourism revenues to decrease in the first quarter of 2014 to $1.3bn.