A timeline highlighting the life and career of the world's most iconic singer Umm Kulthum.
January 30, 2015
A Brotherhood/Al-Jazeera-driven phobia: a new Qatari-funded TV channel in Egypt is sparking major controversy
The Qatari-funded channel, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, was launched from London on Sunday, a highly symbolic date as it coincided with the fourth anniversary of the 25 January Revolution in Egypt.
We can't believe it either, but rumor has it that Ahmed Ezz is now engaged, despite still fighting a paternity battle in court with Zeina!
Daesh's Egypt wing, Sinai Province, claimed responsibility for the attacks on the Sinai Peninsula. At least 26 security personnel were killed.
January 29, 2015
The Premier League leaders have agreed a €33 million deal to sign the Colombian with out-of-favour winger Mohamed Salah heading to Fiorentina on an 18-month loan deal
Ever wondered what's all the hype about Umm Kulthum. Here's all the dish.
At least 20 people, including civilians, were killed in a series of militant attacks involving car bombs and mortar rounds in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.
Protesters held signs commemorating Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh and Sondos Abu-Bakr, both of whom were killed by police forces during demonstrations.
Facing grim economic prospects at home, desperate young Egyptians are seeking jobs in Libya, a country sliding into lawlessness.
Textual and visual representations of the Syrian refugee crisis have flooded international media outlets and the press releases of aid organisations since the Syrian uprising first erupted on March 2011.
Carmen Suleiman to Dounia Batma: "I respect myself before I respect any of my colleagues and I do not imitate anyone"
Carmen Suleiman finally responds to Dounia Batma's criticisms of her!
Three were injured in an explosion in a bus station in Port Said in the early hours of Thursday, Aswat Masryia reported.
Egyptian folk singer Rico decided to take heroin... but that didn't work out for him when police caught him red-handed!
January 28, 2015
To break that taboo, Egypt's Zawya Cinema’s screens will feature new Yemeni films to be shown to the public and open to discussion the behind-the-scenes actions with their makers.
They are loving them some Arab and French cinema at the third edition of the Luxor Egyptian and European Film Festival right now.
On the fourth anniversary of the 2011 Eguptian uprising, DJ Ahmed “Zo’la” Mohsen was killed by Egyptian police.
The cameras have almost completed rolling for the sequel for the hit TV series "Saraya Abdeen".
Egyptian actor Omar Sharif sadly missed his ex-wife Faten Hamama's funeral this month, and here he explains why!
Egypt's state gas board has awarded a $2.2 billion tender to import 75 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to four international firms.
January 27, 2015
Egypt's pound weakened to 7.43 per dollar from 7.39 at a central bank auction on Monday, the weakest level it has been allowed to reach.
Tuk-tuk prices increased due to the decision to ban importing tuk-tuks to provide $800m and reduce theft and looting crimes carried out by some tuk-tuk drivers.
Egypt's "Hollywood" actor Amr Waked will be starring in a new Hollywood blockbuster with US actor Gerard Butler.
Bye bye acting career? Dina Sherbini is still banned from acting following her release from jail on drugs charges.
Egyptian actress Yousra has officially announced which drama she will be shining in this coming holy month marathon.
The cabaret music turned star was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1945, and he died in Athens, Greece on Sunday.
Sinai-based militant group Ansar Beit Al-Maqdis, who recently pledged allegiance to Daesh and renamed itself "Sinai Province," released a video on Monday depicting what they said were images of Egyptian security forces mistreating Muslim female protesters, followed by footage of captured police captain Ayman El-Desouki's kidnapping and execution at the hands of the group.
Egypt can expect economic growth "easily north of 4 percent" in fiscal year 2014-15, which ends in June, boosted by rising confidence and a windfall from lower oil prices.
January 26, 2015
The Italy international's injury piles on the misery for Milan and under-fire coach Filippo Inzaghi
Things have been in motion for awhile to get Egyptian star Ahmad Al Sakka's new show ready for Ramadan, but the cameras are officially rolling now, Baby!
These films both predicted and paved the way for the January 25th revolution.
Ousted President Hosni Mubarak's sons were released from prison after having already served the maximum pre-trial detention period of 18 months.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has extended a curfew in parts of North Sinai by another three months, Al-Ahram Arabic website reported.
January 25, 2015
The music scene on the Sinai is hoppin', and the new music festival Oshtoora is one example.
Google Doodle celebrates Youssef Chahine’s 89th Birthday!
A bomb was detonated outside a sports club in Cairo's Heliopolis area.
Timeless musical icon Umm Kulthum was honored with a performance by Rehab Omar during the Muscat Chamber Music Series.
A woman was killed as security forces dispersed a march by the Socialist Popular Alliance Party on Saturday in central Cairo.
January 24, 2015
The 22-year-old will move to Italy temporarily, though the Serie A club have the option to make the move permanent for €17 million
The new season of Arabs Got Talent has some serious contenders, but Yasmina is the one act everyone needs to watch out for!
January 23, 2015
Chelsea have told Roma they will only allow winger Mohamed Salah to leave this month on a permanent deal worth over £11m.
Despite the fact that his very name is Ramadan, Mohammad won't be included in this year's drama marathon. name includes the Ramadan 915-626-5303 Mohammad Ramadan
January 22, 2015
The Egyptian has turned down the chance to be part of a deal to bring Juan Cuadrado to Stamford Bridge and is now set for Stadio Olimpico
For sad fans unable to stalk Egyptian actress Mai Ezz El Din's every social media move, they'll be excited to know she's back in the sharing action.
We haven't seen her on the screen for decades, but Shadia has popped up in the spotlight again after being admitted to the hospital for a fall.
An Egyptian court has ordered the release of the two sons of the ousted dictator, Hosni Mubarak.
Miss Egypt took a series of photos with fellow Miss Universe contestant Miss Israel, who was just involved in a selfie "war" with Miss Lebanon!
Egyptian authorities released 45 Palestinians from Gaza for attempting to travel by sea to Europe without any travel documents.
January 21, 2015
Thursday night at the B. Art Gallery will be happenin' place as Nubian singer Karam Mourad takes the stage with his oud.
Elham Shahin defies security warnings to premiere her film on the Egyptian Revolution's anniversary!
What is Elham Shahin doing on the Egyptian 25 January Revolution? Premiering her new film of course!
Ahmed Helmy's fans have been looking for him on Facebook... where did he go?
January 20, 2015
Egyptian President Sisi wants actors to make films that inspire people!
Will it be in her new album or no? Samira Said's new song "Last Chance" has already been leaked online.
It's meant to be good luck to wish an actor to "break a leg" before a performance, but actor Hassan El Raddad got a little too close for comfort to the real deal on set his new film "Al Sitah Tabtah".
A section of the channel Egypt is building parallel to the Suez Canal suffered leaks in the early hours of Monday, causing no injuries.
It's a beautiful film really. It's just odd that it comes to an end abruptly.
We go back down memory lane in remembrance of Faten Hamama's journey to stardom.
The Minister of Interior is in the process of identifying wrongly accused youth to be released before January 25th, 2015.
Qatar’s emir will attend an economic summit due to take place in Egypt in mid-March, sources from both countries said on Monday, in a sign of easing political tension between the Arab states
January 19, 2015
Egyptian producer Mohammad Hassan Ramzi passed away last Tuesday, and his actor friend Sharif Muneer is taking it hard.
The central bank let the Egyptian pound depreciate on the official market for the first time since July, allowing it to reach 7.19 pounds per dollar, its weakest level since auctions began in December 2012.
It was a sad Sunday for Egypt as thousands gathered to say goodbye to Arab cinema's timeless actress Faten Hamama.
Egypt gained notable improvements in confidence, exports and manufacturing, according to the World Bank’s report in January , which highlighted 1.2% growth for 2014.
January 18, 2015
The Egypt international has slipped down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge and has been heavily linked with a move away, but the Blues boss expects to retain the winger
It's a new year and a new look for Dalia Al Buhairi. She's got some golden locks for 2015.
Young Eyptian actor Ahmed el Fishawi is in hot water for grabbing Lebanese superstar Haifa Wehbe's "ass"!
Sharmoofers new music video "Ot w Far" (Cat and Mouse) has more than 150k hits on YouTube.
Egyptian actor Yusri Mustafa died on Friday evening after a losing battle with kidney disease.
Reliable aid: Japan to provide $360 million to Egypt's energy, infrastructure and technology sectors
The financial aid will include other sectors such as infrastructure and technology, part of a total aid package for the Middle East amounting to $2.5bn.
Will this Egyptian young talent be able to fill Carole Samaha's shoes in season 2 of The X Factor?
Egyptian armed forces found and destroyed a 1,200 meter smuggling tunnel running from Sinai to Gaza. The tunnel held a large quantity of explosives and mortar shells.
Education in Egypt has been further dented by the unrest that has engulfed the country since the start of the Arab Spring in January 2011.
January 17, 2015
Legendary Egyptian actress sadly passed away on Saturday, much to the dismay of her Arab fans.