July 11, 2014
At least two demonstrators were killed Friday when riot police dispersed a pro-Morsi protest in Cairo.
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!
Egypt purchased 3.7 million tonnes of local wheat and also bought 5.46 million tonnes of wheat from abroad during the 2013-2014.
Egypt has missed a window to avert gas shortages this year as plans to secure a floating import terminal from a Norwegian firm hit snags.
July 10, 2014
Egypt is opening its Rafah border to let in Palestinians who have been wounded during recent Israeli air strikes.
Ahmed Azmi has finally been found innocent by an Egyptian court on his drugs charges.
The biblical drama depicting Moses' departure from Egypt is set to hit US cinemas in December.
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
At least one soldier died from an explosion in Egypt's Sinai Wednesday.
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.
Deeming her attitude totes inapprope, Egyptian actor Sharif Muneer has allegedly filed a lawsuit against the Egyptian singer.
After breaking his leg recently, Hassan Al Raddad made a TV appearance on the show "Laylah" hosted by Samer Yousri.
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.
No rest for the wicked! Adel Imam is already prepping for next year's holy month.
July 8, 2014
Hayy Baby! Three weekends of musical fun are coming to Cairo with artists from around the Arab world
Musicians from Sudan, Jordan, Palestine, Algeria and Morocco will be making their way to Cairo for the 9th Hayy Festival from July 10-25.
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 al Raddad paid the price for being too active!
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi donated 500,000 Egyptian pounds to a bank account opened to receive donations for the ailing economy.
Depicting the world of Egypt's 'mahraganat' music, the documentary will be screened on Wednesday 9 July in London.
Mohammad Fouad didn't know this would be the reaction of his viewers, so he had to explain the use of the Israeli flag on his prank show!
The 20th MedFilm Festival opened on Friday in Rome with Mohamed Khan's Factory Girl, one of several Egyptian films to be screened until 11 July.
"It's Time" to spill you guts, Somaya! Al Khashab says getting raped 18 times was the hardest scene ever
No one was surprised when Egyptian actress Somaya Al Khashab described a rape scene she had to film 18 times as the hardest of her career.
Foreign reserves are now the lowest since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi in July 2013.
July 7, 2014
The Egyptian army will send buses to the streets to help transport civilians.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has defended cuts to Egyptian subsidies.
Egypt's new government is cutting fuel subsidies in an effort to save the economy.
Basma Bousel gave her and Tamer Hosny's fans something to smile about this week!
An army officer was shot dead by unknown assailants in the Nile Delta. Police are unsure if the killing was related to political or criminal activity as investigations continue.
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said a Kurdish referendum for independence would be a "catastrophic division of Iraq".
Since his inauguration a month ago, President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has adopted several economic measures that have shaped Egypt’s economic climate.
The resolution replaces old amendments to the Sales Tax Act, which were not implemented and were postponed after facing broad popular opposition.
July 6, 2014
Facebook group calls for the cancellation of Nelly Karim's "inappropriate" TV drama "Women's Prison"
A Facebook group has been created to petition for the cancellation of Nelly Karim's latest TV drama "Sijn Al Nisa'a" (Women's Prison).
Late Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim's father is suing the cast and crew of TV drama "The Trial."
We always want what we can't have, and to some women that includes a married Hani Salama!
Mohammad Fouad has been a naughty boy, well, viewers of his prank show seem to think so!
Clashes in the Nile Delta province left five people including three policemen injured late on Saturday. Two of the victims were wounded during a demonstration for ousted president, Mohammad Morsi.
Last month, the world was happy to learn that Yosra el Lozy's finally pregnant, and that's why doctors have ordered her to stay in bed!
Leading spokesman for Egypt's National Alliance to Support Legitimacy was charged with a number of offences including obstructing the constitution and joining a banned organization.
Action actor Ahmed el Sakka looked far from brave when he was pranked by Ramez Galal on his hit show "Ramez Qirsh Al Bahr" (Ramez, Shark of the Sea) last week.
Egypt had overnight on Friday slashed its subsidies for car fuel and natural gas, increasing their prices by more than 70 per cent.
Anger is mounting against recent petroleum price increases after government reductions in subsidies for the sector came into effect on Saturday.
July 5, 2014
An Egyptian court convicted and sentenced to life 37 more Muslim Brotherhood members Saturday for "inciting violence" last year during clashes following former president Mohammed Morsi's oust from power in 2013.
July 4, 2014
At least one teenager was killed in clashes between Egyptian security forces and protesters Friday.
A bomb detonated on Friday in Egypt’s Fayoum governorate killing three, reported Al-Ahram Arabic website.
At least seven people have died thus far in a bomb blast on an Alexandra train late Wednesday.
Mall of Egypt, the 160,000-square metre mega-mall being developed by Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) Properties in Cairo, is proceeding on track despite unrest in the country, a senior official confirmed.
July 3, 2014
At least two people have died from the bomb attack that struck Egypt's Kerdasa region Thursday on the first year anniversary of former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi's oust.
Wasn't it the one pushing for removing subsidies in the first place? IMF says Egypt will not be able to control prices after lifting fuel subsidies
The government is unlikely to succeed in controlling anticipated price jumps in markets, goods, and services vulnerable to such abnormalities in the wake of petroleum subsidy cuts in the new budget.
Egypt's security forces cracked down on Muslim Brotherhood protesters on the year anniversary of their leader's ousting from government.
Singer Amr Diab recorded 8 songs for his TV drama debut next Ramadan.
Leader and spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood's National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, was arrested in Cairo after Egyptian forces raided his home.
Here's where to go and how to have fun this holy month in Egypt.
Delusions of grandeur? Why economists are questioning the Egyptian government's ability to meet its self-imposed goals
Economic experts have voiced scepticism over the government’s ability to meet the finance ministry’s revised GDP target for the 2014/2015 fiscal year (FY).
AhramOnline reported Tuesday that the construction tycoon has been sentenced in absentia to three years imprisonment on charges of tax evasion.
July 2, 2014
At least four members of the Sinai-based militant group Ansar Beit Maqdis were arrested by Egyptian authorities Wednesday over this week's palace bombings.However, another militant group, Ajnad Misr, claimed responsibility for the attacks on Tuesday.
With their careers keeping them apart, married Lebanese stars Yousif Al Khal and Nicole Saba are supportive but sad.
Egyptian comedian actor Ahmed Helmy clears the air about his connection with soccer player Lionel Messi.
Jamal Suliman is careful to spare the feelings of his son Mohammad when it comes to Facebook!
Cairo hosts its first ever Sofar concert, part of a global movement that brings live music to people’s living rooms.
July 1, 2014
An Egyptian militant group claimed responsibility Tuesday for Monday's bombings at the Ittihadiya palace.
Three top Muslim Brotherhood-linked leaders were arrested in Egypt Tuesday ahead of the anniversary of former president Mohammed Morsi's oust last year.
The recent political remarks made by Egyptian actor Amro Waked, which many had opposed, have negatively impacted his latest television drama “Ahil Iskandaria” (the People of Alexandria).
The joke's on you Ramiz! Athar Al Hakim had the court rule against airing her controversial episode on the prank show
After claiming that filming the episode nearly cost her her life, Egyptian actress Athar Al Hakim won a lawsuit against the prank show “Ramiz Qirsh Al Bahr” (Ramiz Shark of the Sea) .
“The wages system in Egypt is closer to randomness than to being organised,” the minister said, adding that “a project for income law will be submitted to the cabinet during the coming period.”
The National Alliance to Support Legitimacy has called on Egyptians to stage mass demonstrations on July 3 to protest President Sisi.
June 30, 2014
Egyptian security forces successfully defused a fifth explosive device outside the Presidential Palace in Heliopolis Monday.
The Egyptian government has ordered Ramadan sermons to stick to topics of faith and morality and not discuss political issues.
Boosted by aid worth billions of dollars from Gulf Arab countries after Sisi deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last July, Egypt’s 2013/14 budget deficit was set to shrink to around 11 per cent of GDP from some 14 per cent the year before.
Three explosions near the Presidential Palace have killed two policeman and left at least three people injured.
Amy Samir Ghanem is working with comedian Ahmed Helmy on a new "psychological" project this Ramadan.
"His Excellency" cost the most money of any Egyptian drama to make this Ramadan, but it's getting high viewership as well.
Between 9 and 24 July, the Cairo Opera House will hold a series of Ramadan evenings at the Open Air Theatre featuring Egyptian musicians as well as troupes from Sudan and Indonesia.
A Cairo court gave 16 pro-Morsi supporters three-year prison sentences for allegedly rioting and protesting illegally without a permit.
The Egyptian artist is making some serious bank for his Ramadan serial “His Excellency” (“Saheb El-Sa’ada”).
The escalation of violence in Iraq threatens investments in one of the world’s most important oil reserves, as Iraq was expected to become the world’s largest oil exporte
The value of the agreement is estimated at some $30 billion.
June 29, 2014
Elephants are good luck for Syrian actor Jamal Suliman, who's working on a new project based on the famous novel "The Blue Elephant."
Egyptian actor Adel Imam is wealthy, but apparently not rich enough to put $7 million into the Egypt Fund set by President Sisi!
Will there be an "Excellence" this Ramadan season or no?
Her Ramadan drama has been added to the boycott list, but here's what the star has to say to those wishing her show to not be aired.
Four Egyptian police officers were shot and killed by armed assailants in the Sinai Peninsula.
Egyptian singer Mohammad Foad is venturing into his first experience as a television host on the new prank show “Khush Ala Fo’sh”.
The level of credit card penetration in Egypt remains low despite its worldwide presence.