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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.

Hassan will need at least 2 weeks to recover from his injury! (Image: Facebook)
12:12 GMT

Hassan al Raddad paid the price for being too active!

As Egypt's new president, Sisi is tasked with fixing Egypt's ailing economy. (AFP/File)
09:59 GMT

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi donated 500,000 Egyptian pounds to a bank account opened to receive donations for the ailing economy.

A still from the Electro Chaabi trailer. (Image: YouTube still)
09:32 GMT

Depicting the world of Egypt's 'mahraganat' music, the documentary will be screened on Wednesday 9 July in London.