Ghada Abdel Razek has caused yet more controversy for posting an "offensive" Instagram picture!
Cyprus and energy-starved Egypt agreed Tuesday to speed up procedures on the prospect of exporting natural gas.
Following the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi, Gulf countries and international financial institutions have pledged assistance to Egypt’s ailing economy.
November 26, 2014
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.
At least three Egyptian police officers have been killed in an armed attack in the volatile Sinai Peninsula of the North African country.
People of Egypt, the ban has been lifted: You can now watch Haifa Wehbe's "Halawet Rouh" in theaters!
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.
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.
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.
Leading Dubai-based fast food chain Kcal will expand in the MENA region and announced 14 new branches in Egypt.
November 25, 2014
Rescue workers and family members tried to free others trapped in the rubble after the building collapsed. Investigators suspect illegal construction as the cause.
So Egyptian actress Zeina's lawyer has "challenged" Ahmed Ezz to undergo a DNA test to prove that he is or isn't the father of her twins. Seriously? This is NOT the Ice Bucket Challenge!
Egyptian comedian actor Ahmed Helmy is back in Egypt following the removal of his cancerous tumor in the US.
Egypt suffers from legislative chaos, lack of legal reforms: Saudi businessmen.
November 24, 2014
Dubai-based business intelligence tool MEED will host an "Invest in Egypt" conference.
November 23, 2014
Egyptian military forces have killed 10 militants during an operation in the violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula of the North African country.
Lebanon's shunned Independence Day not forgotten by Joseph Attieh's patriotic lyrical lamentation for region
Joseph Attieh released a new single that speaks of the sorrow and sadness in his region, first and foremost his own country Lebanon - who incidentally just skipped Lebanese Independence day Saturday.
Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki claims the title for most-watched singer in the Arab world on YouTube,
Seven alleged militants were killed by the Egyptian army over the weekend while 67 were arrested in the Sinai Peninsula.
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
Mohamed Ali Bishr is accused of "spying for foreign states."
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
Disney World shows in Egypt sends an important message to domestic and international investors to Egypt.
Egyptian security forces released human rights activist Maheinour El-Masry after she was detained for several hours.
Yes, we're talking about his song "Tonight", but the artist also literally has a concert this evening at 8 p.m.
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.
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 might be returning to TV hosting.
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 had a farewell party, but it was far from sad. The Egyptian actor was celebrating that his cancerous tumor was gone!
Bedouin Beach Boys: Surf’s Up in the Middle East. Everybody's going surfing -- from Gaza to the Gulf.
The long feud between director Mohammad Sami and Ghada Abdel Razek has finally come to an end!
Seven civilians and three militants were killed after a mortar shell hit a home in Egypt's volatile Sinai Peninsula, a security source said.
Police stormed Al-Azhar University on Tuesday afternoon after student protesters torched a faculty member's car on the Cairo campus.
Ahmed Helmy recently shocked fans with the disheartening news of his spinal cancer, and now circulating pictures from his latest film reveal that his tumor was present at the time of shooting.
November 18, 2014
Egyptian electricity production generated from solar energy dropped by 48% in 2012/13 compared to the year 2011/12.
Shirts-off! On back of G20 Putin-Abbott showdown, 6 pack parade of Soviet & Mideast political heavies
Putin and Abbott turned the G-20 Summit into a 6-Pack Parade so Albawaba dives into the Middle East to dig out some shirt-less men. Not for the faint-hearted! A parade of 6 packs from Russia to the Arab world.
This year, Cairo International Film Festival honored one of Egyptian cinema's great beauties, Nadia Lutfi. Inside is an intriguing interview with her from 1975.
The oud (Middle Eastern lute) was represented, in the Oud Festival’s Egyptian music concert last week, and it was nothing less than very charming.
Egyptian university students have held fresh protests, slamming unabated security crackdown by the government forces.
November 17, 2014
Tamer Hosny entertained thousands of his fans at the F1 closing ceremony in Bahrain over the weekend. (Image: Facebook)
Egypt's foreign ministry released a statement Monday condemning the killing of American aid worker Peter Kassig by ISIL militants.
Golf in the Middle East: eat, pray, golf! 17 Middle East golf courses to grip it and rip it!
Ahram Online looks at four films screened during the Cairo Intl Film Festival - Dancing with Maria, Los Hongos, Magic Arena and Red, Blue, Yellow - as different takes on the artists' lives and practice.
Egypt's Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab met with Egypt's political group, Independence Current, as part of a series of sessions with political groups in preparation for the upcoming parliamentary election.
November 16, 2014
So what if he has been diagnosed with a disheartening disease, Khaled Al Sawi is determined to kick some serious Hepatitis C in the booty.
Tsk-tsk, Ms. Wehbe. The Lebanese diva draws more negative attention her way with a scandalous gown on set the talent show "Star Academy". She's clearly doing her part to provide Kardashian equivalent entertainment for the Middle East!
The Russian ship was seized and taken to the northern entrance of the Suez Canal.
Now that her jail sentence is done and dusted, Dina el Sherbini makes her first appearance... on Facebook!
Don't you just hate it when rumors make you divorced in the cyber world? Well, Ahmed el Sakka is still married in real life!
November 15, 2014
Egyptian armed forces killed 10 and arrested 54 "terrorists" in North Sinai.
Ahmed Helmy shocked his fans after revealing the true reason behind his recent trip to the US: Cancer treatment.
November 14, 2014
He's shown his skill on many a piano across the world, but the place that knows him best will be graced with his presence again soon. Cairo Opera House welcomes Omar Khairat back to the keys.
A bomb hit a Lebanese military vehicle Friday in the outskirts of Arsal's northeast region, according to a security source, wounding two soldiers.
November 13, 2014
Egyptian actress Zeina has been offered a tempting role in Ruby's husband's new film The Big Night!
Ahmad Issam celebrated his birthday with a host of celebs including Tamer Hosny!
Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Razek is all for sticking to her friends through thick and thin, and that's exactly what she's doing for Ahmed Ezz!
Five servicemen were injured and eight others remain missing after "armed assailants" attacked an Egyptian vessel Wednesday.
Five Egyptian conscripts were shot dead in attacks in North Sinai on Thursday.
At least four persons suffered injuries in a bomb blast on Cairo's underground train.