Loutfy also founded the Association of Egyptian Women Filmmakers. (Photo courtesy Loutfy's family/Ahram)
July 04, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The filmmaker helped create the New Cinema Group and made more than 20 films about Arabs and social struggle in the 1970s.
The cast includes seven A-list stars who have never worked together before. (Daily News Egypt)
July 01, 2015 - 12:44 GMT
The resemblance of Al-Ahd (The Covenant) to the iconic HBO series as well as its A-list cast make this Ramadan show compulsive viewing!
The hoax involved 'Israeli' helicopters, uniformed officers and mock Israeli army base. (File photo)
June 30, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
The Syrian actor was 'kidnapped' from a cruise by 'Israeli forces' and interrogated at gunpoint, in the latest hoax stunt on Egyptian TV.
June 29, 2015 - 08:22 GMT
Egyptian soap opera 'The Jewish Quarter' starring Menna Shalabi shows Muslims, Christians and Jews living alongside each other in a Cairo district.
One of the few times that Neshan was not cool and collected! (Screenshot)
June 29, 2015 - 07:30 GMT
Grace under pressure? Here are the best clips of pranked celebs getting their revenge on Ramez Galal, the old fashioned way.
Haifa and Ghada - unwholesome entertainment for Ramadan? (Albawaba edit/file)
June 28, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Judging by what's on our screens this Ramadan, Egyptian TV considers blasphemy a sport!
'Haq Mayet' depicts a war of words between the Interior Ministry and a TV program over a murder. (Al-Arab 24)
June 28, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Art imitates life in 'Haq Mayet', which shows the struggle between the media and the Interior Ministry.
Madjid Bougherra is a very good sport! (Screenshot/AFP)
June 25, 2015 - 07:54 GMT
Extreme TV: Algerian footballer Madjid Bougherra is taken hostage and awaits a beheading in TV prank similar to one done by Ramez Galal.
El Beheiry received a five-year sentence last month. (The Cairo Post)
June 25, 2015 - 04:49 GMT
Egypt's Sunni authority of Al-Azhar accused Islam El Beheiry of denigrating Islam and Islamic heritage.
Dhafer has also appeared in Sex in the City 2 and UK dramas Spooks and The Whistleblowers. (Dhafer L'Abidine)
June 23, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
The Tunisian actor is in not one, but three Ramadan TV series and waxes lyrical about the development of Egyptian drama.
Nasser Al-Qasabi is fighting fanaticism with funny. (Nawaret)
June 23, 2015 - 12:18 GMT
A Saudi imam is forced to apologize for branding Nasser Al Qasabi an 'apostate' as the actor scores a victory in his comedic war against radical zealots.