The documentary following politically diverse Egyptian revolutionaries is on the short list for next year's Oscar's with tall hopes of snatching the award.
December 5, 2013
The Salafist Nour Party on Thursday called on Egyptians to vote "Yes" in an upcoming referendum on a revised version of Egypt's 2012 constitution.
Egyptian business activity returned to growth in November, putting an end to a 13-month downturn as the country moves towards a constitutional referendum and elections, a survey showed on Wednesday
Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Fund for Enterprise development has signed an agreement to provide $200 million to Egypt’s Social Fund for Development (SFD) to support the development of small enterprises.
Egyptian actor Khaled Al Nabawi is doing super well for himself in Hollywood! Now, he's got a new movie out, but the reviews are mixed. American wannabe, or aspiring Middle Eastern actor - you decide!
Dina happens to be the most wanted belly dancer in Egypt, but who does she think is as good at shaking it as her?
Just how much money are Middle Eastern small businesses leaving on the table?
Prominent Egyptian youth activists Ahmed Maher and Mohmaed Adel were sentenced to face criminal court late Wednesday. Two other activists, Ahmed Douma and Alaa Abdel-Fattah, were also charged and detained earlier this week.
Known for digging deep into celebrities' personal lives, "Qasr Al Kalam" (The Palace Gossip) television host, Wafa Al Kilani, failed to get a single gossipy detail out of the show's guest, Egyptian actress Somaya Al Khashab.
Al-Sabah was quoted in the statement as saying that in the coming period, Kuwait would give priority to the projects that affect Egyptian citizens.
December 4, 2013
Five short films by young Egyptian directors were produced by Misr International Films and screened at the Panorama festival.
Coalition of Islamists led by Mohamed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood says rewriting of charter is 'absurd', whilst claiming that the upcoming referendum will be rigged. The group did not say it would boycott the vote, however.
You never know what's true and what isn't, but it's rumored that Talaat Zakaria is in a coma in an Egyptian hospital.
Recent polls show that Egypt's El Sisi is the current frontrunner for TIME's person of the year for 2013.
It’s claimed that the army has control over as much as 40% of the Egyptian economy. It owns football grounds and restaurants and provides services such as managing petrol stations.
December 3, 2013
Egypt returned $500 million to Qatar December 2 after the Gulf peninsula "refused" to renew a former deposit it had made in Egypt's central bank. The December 2 transfer represents the second deposit return to Doha in the last month.
Egypt's 2013 constitution includes article 174 that allows civilians to be tried in front of military courts. Though this idea is not new for Egyptians, the article's tension with demands from the 2011 revolution may put Egypt's political development and future in dire positions.
Expectations are high for final approval by interim President Mansour on Egypt's draft constitution.
Prominent Egyptian social activist Ahmed Douma was arrested at his home in Cairo on Tuesday morning, in the latest in crackdown on public bloggers and activists by the authorities.
Egypt's new constitution broken down into some of the pivotal clauses and held up for a cold daylight review.
Egyptian poet Ahmed Fouad Negm, whose lyrics are often linked with Sheikh Imam's music, died Tuesday morning at the age of 84.
It's a sad day for Egyptian folk singer Shaban Abdel Rahim known as Shabola as he mourns the loss of his wife to cancer.
What do you do when you're actress Durra and your show is being postponed again?
Security forces defused an abandoned car bomb staged to explode near a convoy in Cairo.
December 2, 2013
What do actors do when their new film is coming out? They promote it, of course! Well, not our Ruby, she doesn't!
A senior official at the Ministry of Finance said Saudi Arabia would offer a new aid package to Egypt worth US$5 billion.
After a car accident which led to an argument between the two parties, a policeman shot and killed a student.
Upon approval of its draft constitution, Egyptians take to the streets in protest due to some of the language in the document.
December 1, 2013
Palestinian Minister of Religious Affairs and Endowments, Mahmud al-Habbash, unveiled on Saturday the details of an Egyptian-Palestinian agreement to open Rafah crossing twice a month in order to facilitate the passage of Gazans on pilgrimage to Mecca.
Egyptian activist Ahmed Maher was released Sunday afternoon after being detained by authorities for his involvement in an illegal demonstration to protest the new assembly law early last week.
US reaches out to discuss up and coming concerns regarding new protest laws in the draft Egyptian constitution.
Ehab Tawfiq answers attacks about his musical support of the June 30 Revolution.
From musical events to film screenings to fairs, there's more than enough to do on the Egyptian cultural calendar this week. Check it out!
A key figure in the uprising against Hosni Mubarak in 2011, political activist Ahmad Maher turned himself into the Egyptian authorities late on Saturday after they issued a warrant for his arrest.
One actor's misery is another actor's gain; or so is the case with Amr Diab and Hani Salama.
Freedom being called for as an absolute right in the draft outline of Egypt's new constitution. So far, 50 of the 246 articles have been approved in the final document. Line by line details are being reviewed in back to back meetings.
November 30, 2013
Egypt will vote on its final draft of the new constitution on Saturday.
No peeps, Adel Imam isn't dead. We know, because he said himself!
Following international pressure from human rights groups, Egypt's interim president will reconsider the status of 21 female protesters who were given 11-year jail sentences by an Alexandria court this week - despite seven of them being aged 15-17.
November 29, 2013
Supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood call for protests after Friday prayers despite new limits on demonstrations
November 28, 2013
Cairo courts acquitted three police officers Thursday for torturing five Islamists who were under their custody during former president Hosni Mubarak's rule.
EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton signs a financial agreement of €90 million in assistance to Egypt despite recent 'worrying reports'
Egypt's 50-member constitution panel may begin voting on Thursday afternoon, committee leader Amr Moussa has said.
November 27, 2013
Do you like yourself some Sheikh Imam music? Then head to Falaki Theatre Wednesday or Thursday night to hear Maryam Saleh get her folk on.
Egyptian actors and filmmakers are all in uproar over Khaled Youssef’s inability to keep legislation from passing that has civilians be tried at military court, including a very upset Mina Shalabi.
Why has it taken Donia Samir Ghanem so long to release her latest album?
An Egyptian prosecutor ordered Wednesday the arrest of two leading activists, Ahmed Maher and Alaa Abdel Fattah, for inciting protests.
Fifi Abdo often plays the role of an evil mother-in-law on screen. But, what will she be like in real life, now that her daughter's about to get hitched?
Female activists who were arrested Tuesday due to their participation in a protest against a new constitutional article that permits the government to use military courts to try civilians, were finally released early morning Wednesday in the desert.
When will people stop spreading the silliest rumors about Fifi Abdo's death?
November 26, 2013
One of the funniest men in Egyptian film, Adel Imam, will be receiving recognition for his contributions to cinema at the Marrakech Film Festival 2013.
A new movie tackling homosexuality in the Middle East is soon to be released. Inside, is more about the film and a look at its trailer.
When one actors drops a role, there's always another one to pick it up! Farouk El Fishawi replaces Mahmoud Yacine in upcoming thrilling drama.
Egypt's dream team of musicians, Amr Diab and Mohamed Mounir, sat next to each other the whole night at an A-lister engagement party. What could the two have been secretly talking about all night, we wonder!
We certainly didn't see this one coming, did we?! Lebanese artist Razan Moghrabi has raised a few eyebrows in the past but now seems to have turned domestic on us, halting her filming project and traveling to London for prenatal care.
Challenging the belief that he is set to run for president, Egyptian army chief General Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has said that the armed forces have no agenda other than protecting Egypt's stability.
Is Egypt's "diplomatic offensive" against foreign Islamist backers an "offensive" against its future?
Egypt's interim government has escalated its "diplomatic offensive" in recent weeks against foreign backers of the country's Islamists, most notably in its decision to sever ties with Turkey. However, how long can Cairo continue this initiative before it transforms into an offensive against the country's own future?
November 25, 2013
Ehab Tawfiq got on the Muslim Brotherhood's nerves when he sang a number that saw him kicked out of an important charity event.
Hani Ramzi is one of the sweetest dads around! He talks about why he just can't say no to his kids...
We still cannot believe that Bassem Youssef's "The Program" has been taken off the air, but are Ghada Abdel Razek and her hubby Mohammad Fouda to blame?
A Cairo public prosecutor has referred former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons and four others to a new trial on charges of embezzling state funds to build and renovate family homes.
Mostafa Shaban is taking on a role that not many may want to play in the Holy month of Ramadan. But, Shaban will be a TV gynecologist in his upcoming drama next year.
November 24, 2013
Dozens of students protested at Cairo's Al Azhar university on Sunday, calling for justice after a student was killed during a demonstration last week.
Egyptian interior minister Mohamed Ibrahim on Sunday accused the Muslim Brotherhood of financing radical Islamists linked to Al Qaeda.
Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour issued a new protest law Sunday that has come under scrutiny with many saying that it fails to protect freedoms of assembly.
Egypt's 50-member constitution committee will vote on the final draft version of the constitution this week ahead of the December 3 deadline.
We know it's hard to imagine anyone being truly happy, but Egyptian actress Bushra seems to have it all with a committed marriage, beautiful babies, and a flourishing career. Looks like some jealous peeps got the rumor mill going with the most boring gossip in the book.
Due to drama about photographers and the overall level of the songstress' impoliteness, Egypt's Indiana Jones just walked away and left Beyonce in the Pyramid dust, refusing to take her on his privileged tour.
Over 2,000 entrepreneurs or "changemakers" will be present at the event, highlighting that Egypt has the capacity to undergo the necessary reformations, regardless of the present political, economic and social barriers.
November 23, 2013
Egypt downgrades its ties with Turkey on Erdogan support for Morsi and decided to expel its ambassador to Cario.
gypt decided Saturday to expel Turkish Ambassador Huseyin Avni Botsali after remarks made by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Cairo deemed as being "provocative".
The Hamas movement will not break ties with Egypt despite ongoing disagreements with the neighboring country, Gaza Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh said Friday.