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Ehab Tawfik's doctor has ordered him to rest in bed until he is healthy again. (File photo)
08:55 GMT
Ehab Tawfik's doctor has ordered him to rest in bed until he is healthy again.
The hoax involved 'Israeli' helicopters, uniformed officers and mock Israeli army base. (File photo)
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.
Benali last performed in Egypt in March of this year. (Cairo Scene)
06:30 GMT
The East-West fusion singer brings her magical mix of music back again to Cairo!

June 29, 2015

Each plant in Upper Egypt is expected to generate 143 GWh per year. (AFP/Abdelhak Senna)
20:56 GMT
Each plant in Upper Egypt is expected to generate 143 GWh per year.
In recent years, Sinai has become a hotbed for militant activity. (AFP/File)
17:46 GMT
An explosion targeted a truck in North Sinai on Monday, killing the director general for the North Sinai General Authority for Roads and Bridges and two other engineers, police sources said.
The Institute for Economics and Peace said dealing with Egypt's levels of violence cost the nation $62.5 billion in 2014. (AFP/File)
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The Institute for Economics and Peace said dealing with Egypt's levels of violence cost the nation $62.5 billion in 2014.
An Egyptian court will deliver its verdict of two Al Jazeera journalists charged with broadcasting false news next month. (AFP/File)
15:30 GMT
An Egyptian court will deliver its verdict of two Al Jazeera journalists charged with broadcasting false news next month.
Egyptian security forces stand guard at the site of a bomb that targeted the convoy of the Egyptian state prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, in the capital Cairo on June 29, 2015. (AFP/Khaled Desouk)
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Egypt's Prosecutor General, Hisham Barakat, has died following a bomb attack on his vehicle early Monday.
Egypt's General Prosecutor Hisham Barakat. (Image: YOUM7/Hossam Atef)
12:40 GMT
Egypt's General Prosecutor Hisham Barakat was injured when a bomb exploded behind a military academy in Heliopolis.
The fence is seen along the Israel-Egypt border 12 miles north of the Red Sea resort of Eilat. (AFP/File)
12:07 GMT
The fence running from the Gaza Strip to Eliat will be extended by 18 miles to the Jordanian border.
Sorry, Safinaz, you can't be an Egyptian citizen just yet! (Aladdwaa.com)
09:52 GMT
Armenian belly dancer Safinaz married an Egyptian man in the hopes of granting herself the Egyptian residency.
One of the few times that Neshan was not cool and collected! (Screenshot)
07:30 GMT
Grace under pressure? Here are the best clips of pranked celebs getting their revenge on Ramez Galal, the old fashioned way.
Egyptians walk at the Khan el-Khalili market in Cairo during the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on June 22, 2015. (AFP/Mohamed El-Shahed)
05:00 GMT
The reported arrest of 25 individuals for eating in public during Ramadan fasting hours has rekindled the argument in Egypt about Ramadan fasting laws.

June 28, 2015

The traditional Silk Route extended 4000km across an extensive transcontinental network. (Wikimedia Commons)
18:42 GMT
Egypt officially joins the trade union as part of comprehensive strategic partnership agreement that includes some $500M of Chinese investment in Egypt.
And now Miss Seeb Eidy she's behind bars for a year! (File photo)
14:38 GMT
Salma al-Fouly, who shot to fame as the "Seeb Eidy" singer, is now behind bars. How will prison treat her?
Haifa and Ghada - unwholesome entertainment for Ramadan? (Albawaba edit/file)
11:00 GMT
Judging by what's on our screens this Ramadan, Egyptian TV considers blasphemy a sport!
Egyptian actress Zeina victorious in her legal battle to prove film star Ahmed Ezz as the father of her twins. (File photot)
09:56 GMT
Egyptian actress Zeina victorious in her legal battle to prove film star Ahmed Ezz as the father of her twins.
Will Dalia face the same consequences as Nasser al Qasabi for mocking ISIS? (Assawsana.com)
09:36 GMT
Will Dalia al Buhairi face the same consequences as Nasser al Qasabi for mocking ISIS?
The scary moment Paris thought her plane was about to crash. (YouTube)
08:37 GMT
Ramez Galal's plane crash prank sends Paris Hilton crashing with fear!
'Haq Mayet' depicts a war of words between the Interior Ministry and a TV program over a murder. (Al-Arab 24)
08:00 GMT
Art imitates life in 'Haq Mayet', which shows the struggle between the media and the Interior Ministry.

June 27, 2015

Mohamed Salah
18:40 GMT
The Serie A side are hoping to retain the Egyptian's services and the director believes the player will agree to remain at the club
The earthquake hit most of Egypt's north and could be felt in Cairo. (AFP/File)
17:30 GMT
An earthquake which hit most of Egypt's north on Saturday registered 5.1 on the Richter scale.
The Ramadan series was produced with tech teams who worked on Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. (Instagram)
17:00 GMT
The Lebanese actress is now contracted to the series that will run over the next four years!
An Egyptian riot policeman detains a female student of al-Azhar University during a protest by students who support the Muslim Brotherhood inside their campus in Cairo on December 30, 2013 (AFP/Mahmoud Khaled)
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Egypt has lashed out at a U.S. report criticizing its human rights record, saying that the report included “misinformation and exaggerations.”
The movement to boycott the country's three mobile service providers for poor quality and high prices launched Thursday.
07:06 GMT
The movement to boycott the country's three mobile service providers for poor quality and high prices launched Thursday.
DJ Paul van Dyk closed Formula One in Bahrain with an electrifying stint earlier this year. (EDM Life)
07:02 GMT
Grammy-winning German DJ's "The Politics of Dancing 3" banned for including collaborations with Israeli DJs.
Supporters of the former Egyptian president staged protests on Friday to call for his reinstatement. (AFP/File)
04:47 GMT
Supporters of the former Egyptian president staged protests on Friday to call for his reinstatement.

June 26, 2015

The new heat wave is forecast to hit Egypt on Saturday during Ramadan. (AFP/File)
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The new heat wave is forecast to hit Egypt on Saturday during Ramadan.
Jailed Egyptian journalists await sentencing by Egypt's military tribunal. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
The Committee to Protect Journalists on Thursday said Egyptian authorities are exploiting national security concerns to put restrictions on press freedoms.

June 25, 2015

Palestinians wait to cross the border at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and Gaza. (AFP/File)
16:55 GMT
Over a thousand Palestinians entered Gaza from Egypt during the three days Rafah was opened.
Madjid Bougherra is a very good sport! (Screenshot/AFP)
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.
Young Egyptian protesters hold up the Rabaa sign, associated with support for the Muslim Brotherhood. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Fifty-four Egyptians on Wednesday were sentenced in absentia by a military tribunal to 15 years in prison.
El Beheiry received a five-year sentence last month. (The Cairo Post)
04:49 GMT
Egypt's Sunni authority of Al-Azhar accused Islam El Beheiry of denigrating Islam and Islamic heritage.

June 24, 2015

Yousra talks to Hisham in the Vodafone TV commercial. (YouTube)
15:14 GMT
After much persuasion, Egyptian starlet Yousra's hubby agreed to appear in Vodafone's TV commercial with her.
Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour speaks at a press conference upon arrival at Hamad Airport early June 24, 2015 in Doha. (AFP/Faisal al-Tamimi)
12:30 GMT
Journalist Ahmed Mansour, who was detained in Berlin and set free two days later, denounced the 'dictatorship regime in' while speaking at a press event.
A Palestinian child stands next to a bag as he waits to cross to Egypt at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, on June 23, 2015. (AFP/Said Khatib)
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Rafah border-crossing opened Tuesday and will remain open until Thursday. Upon opening 458 crossed into Egypt, while 79 people headed for the besieged Gaza strip.
Egypt's total exports dropped $2 billion from last year. (Shutterstock)
09:41 GMT
Increase is aimed at boosting prospects for Egyptian products abroad.
Bisco Misr owns over 20 production lines for its three baking factories in Cairo and Alexandria. (Behance.net)
06:38 GMT
Shareholders approved of decision to delist one of the country's main providers of baked goods and confectionery.

June 23, 2015

Nelly Karim stars in the thrilling drama "Under Control." (YouTube)
21:35 GMT
Mariam Naoum, the writer of the Ramadan TV series “Under Control,” says State television will lose if any of her scenes are deleted.
Dhafer has also appeared in Sex in the City 2 and UK dramas Spooks and The Whistleblowers. (Dhafer L'Abidine)
16:19 GMT
The Tunisian actor is in not one, but three Ramadan TV series and waxes lyrical about the development of Egyptian drama.
Mohamed Salah
15:01 GMT
The Italian side hope that the Egyptian attacker will stay for a second season on loan, but says he is yet to discuss his situation with new coach Paulo Sousa
Myriam will be rocking Egypt this Eid El-Fitr. (Style of Arabia)
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Lebanese diva Myriam Fares is set to perform in Egypt this Eid El-Fitr.
Between June 2013 and December 2014 at least 2,500 people were killed in Sisi's war on terror. (AFP/File)
08:37 GMT
What has Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's war on terrorism accomplished, and how do Sinai residents feel about the seemingly endless assault?
The new trench is 20 meters deep and 10 meters wide and is located 2kms from the border with Gaza. (AFP/File)
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New trench is part of new infrastructure along buffer zone under construction along the border near Rafah.
Under Israeli law, tax breaks apply towards import only and not export of gas. (Shutterstock)
07:41 GMT
Tamar partnerships are requesting tax relief to help pay for construction previously thought to be covered by Spanish company Union Fenosa.
A military checkpoint in North Sinai. (AFP/File)
07:38 GMT
Sixteen suspected militants were shot an killed outside a mosque in Sheikh Zuweid while the rest were killed while driving.
Salah wishes Muslims a happy Ramadan
00:45 GMT
Salah wishes Muslims a happy Ramadan
Mohamed Salah
00:40 GMT
Inter Milan are set to splash the cash to sign Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah this summer

June 22, 2015

Imam said that he respects all political forces, including the left wing, but everyone is free to say what he wants. (File photo)
18:43 GMT
Adel Imam’s Ramadan TV series character slammed by Leftists.
Egyptian navy vessels patrol off the coast of the Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh on Feb. 17, 2011. (AFP/Marco Longari)
15:54 GMT
The US embassy said the two vessels worth more than $1 billion would help Egypt fight its "maritime surface threats."
Mansour was detained on Saturday in Berlin ahead of boarding a flight to Doha. (AFP/File)
14:58 GMT
Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour was been released from German custody, the Qatari network reported.
A total of 141 suspected militants have been killed in North Sinai in the month of May. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
The homes of two policemen were bombed by militants, injuring three officers and five civilians. It is suspected a dozen people were killed in the blast.
Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, wearing a red uniform, stands behind the bars during his trial in Cairo on June 21, 2015. (AFP/STR)
11:02 GMT
Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and ten Muslim Brotherhood officials are accused of spying and leaking classified documents to Qatar.
Ola Ghanem loves President Sisi more every day. (Facebook)
10:34 GMT
The Egyptian actress says "25 January is the revolution of beggars and thugs".
After the Night theatre play. (Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)
07:40 GMT
Cairo and Alexandria brace for a rich cultural week that will include Ramadan evenings in the unique setting of Fatimid Cairo, World Music Day celebrations, concerts by Egyptian and regional musicians, theatre plays and more.
Hazem Ahdi Khairat (Screenshot)
06:00 GMT
Egypt on Sunday appointed its first ambassador to Israel since 2012, signalling an improvement in relations between the two countries.
Food consumption rises by 70 percent during Ramadan. (Shutterstock)
05:08 GMT
With a heavy spend on Ramadan ads, TV dramas, and high price items, has the Holy Month become a month of overindulgence?

June 21, 2015

An Egyptian army soldier walks by a street cleaner behind a barbed wire checkpoint on a street that leads to Cairo's Mustafa Mahmoud mosque. (AFP/Gianluigi Guercia)
19:18 GMT
An Egyptian judge on Sunday agreed to send 152 worker to a disciplinary committee
Egyptian authorities opened Rafah crossing on June 13. It remained open for a week. (AFP/File)
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Egyptian authorities plan to open its Rafah crossing to Gaza on Tuesday for three days.
Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, wearing a red uniform, stands behind the bars during his trial in Cairo on June 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
14:54 GMT
Morsi made an appearance in Egyptian court on Sunday to stand charges of spying for Qatar, his first since being sentenced to death last Tuesday.
Amal in her Egypt Air uniform! (Facebook)
14:21 GMT
Amal Maher dressed up as an air hostess on a flight from Egypt to Lebanon.
Emirati diva Ahlam claims to have found out about Ramez Galal's prank half an hour before filming started! (File photo)
13:18 GMT
Emirati diva Ahlam claims to have found out about Ramez Galal's prank half an hour before filming started!
A man stands between posters with the portrait of Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour during a demonstration for his release in front of the local court of Berlin's Tiergarten district, where Mansour is being held in custody, awaiting a judge's decision on his further detention, on June 21, 2015.(AFP/John Macdougall)
12:42 GMT
Ahmed Mansour, a senior Al-Jazeera Arabic TV journalist, was arrested at Tegel airport as he was heading to Qatar.
Detained Al Jazeera journalists on trial at an Egyptian court in January 2015.  The journalists, Australian Peter Greste, Egyptian-Canadian Mohammad Fahmy, and Egyptian Baher Mohammad, were held on charges including spreading false news and aiding a terrorist organization.  (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
05:00 GMT
Following an international arrest warrant issued by Egyptian authorities, German police arrest Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour at Berlin airport.

June 20, 2015

Military sources said that 141 suspected militants were killed in North Sinai in May. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Heavy shelling by Egyptian security forces in North Sinai's Sheikh Zuweid on Friday killed 15 suspected militants and injured another 20.
Young Egyptian protesters hold up the Rabaa sign associated with the Muslim Brotherhood (AFP/File)
08:11 GMT
A 23-year-old student died after being shot by unknown assailants during clashes between Egyptian security forces and Muslim Brotherhood supporters on Friday.

June 18, 2015

Mohamed Salah
15:15 GMT
Could Salah be joining the Rossoneri next season?
Morsi has stood in five trials since he was ousted in July 2013. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi was sentenced 20 years of maximum security prison last April for charges of show of force and detention associated with physical torture during deadly protests in 2012.
The Dubai-based property developer will issue up to 600 million shares of its Egypt subsidiary. (AFP/File)
12:47 GMT
The Dubai-based property developer will issue up to 600 million shares of its Egypt subsidiary.
That not-so-funny moment Ramez got beaten up by Ramadan! (YouTube)
09:08 GMT
Actor Mohammed Ramadan seriously lost his temper after being pranked by Ramez Galal!
Some Egyptians are replacing expenisve nuts with lower cost peanuts, raisins and coconut shavings. (Shutterstock)
08:30 GMT
Prices of Ramadan staples such as nuts and apricot paste have skyrocketed due to the Egyptian government's ban on some imports.
Journalists and photojournalists demonstrate in Cairo against repeated attacks on members of the press in Egypt. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
Egyptian national security forces arrested Akhbar al-Youm journalist Mohamed Battawy without charges Wednesday.
Bassem talks to Becky Anderson on CNN’s Connect The World. (YouTube)
05:00 GMT
Bassem Youssef on CNN: Fighting ISIS should be cultural, intellectual war.
Passengers board a metro train in Cairo on February 21, 2012. (AFP/File)
00:16 GMT
Cairo's main central metro station came back into operation Wednesday.

June 17, 2015

The Chinese investment includes the establishment of a railway from Cairo to Bilbeis in Sharqeya governorate.(Shutterstock)
14:08 GMT
China agrees to finance electricity, transportation, manufacturing projects in Egypt, in a series of partnership and direct-investments.
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi pardoned 165 youths in a goodwill gesture for Ramadan. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Dozens of Egyptian youths were pardoned by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi in a goodwill gesture to mark the beginning of Ramadan.
"Ramez in Control" airs Thursday night on MBC Masr. (YouTube)
11:29 GMT
Ramez Galal pranks these celebrities this Ramadan: Watch the hilarious promo now!
Menna and Ahmed Hatem learn how to waltz on the set of "The Jewish Neighborhood." (YouTube)
10:07 GMT
Egyptian stars Menna Shalabi and Ahmed Hatem star in a romantic thriller this Ramadan.
Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini. (AFP/Philippe Huguen)
10:00 GMT
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the sentence was "an unacceptable denial of human dignity and integrity”.
Bassem Youssef, Khaled Mansour and Shady Alfons in the good ol days. (Screenshot)
07:38 GMT
Bassem Youssef sends a shout out to his former co-stars Khaled Mansour and Shady Alfons.
The graphics team behind One Thousand and One Nights have worked on Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. (Facebook)
05:13 GMT
Don't miss One Thousand and One Nights with a twist this Ramadan, and see Nicole Saba go high tech as Scheherazade!

June 16, 2015

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest in the Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, June 9, 2015. (AFP/Saul Loeb)
19:00 GMT
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest addressed the media regarding Egypt's sentencing of former president Mohamed Morsi to death.
An Egyptian court upheld a death sentence against Morsi and about 100 other defendants for plotting jailbreaks and attacks on police during the 2011 uprising after sentencing him to life in prison on charges of spying the same day. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
15:30 GMT
The Muslim Brotherhood of Egypt issued a statement on their Facebook page calling for a "popular uprising."
Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and his former chiefof staff Rafaa al-Tahtawi on trial on Oct. 14, 2014 in Cairo. (AFP/File)
13:27 GMT
Morsi's court-ordered lawyer told media he will appeal the death sentence issued earlier today.
Egypt's deposed president Mohamed Morsi is seen inside the defendant's cage as the judge delivers his sentence. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
12:34 GMT
Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death for allegedly plotting to escape from prison during the January 2011 uprising.