Relations between Cairo and Addis Ababa soured last year over Ethiopia’s construction of the $6.4-billion hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile.
August 28, 2014
More than 100 Palestinians have been detained by Egyptian authorities at the Cairo airport for more than three weeks after attempting to travel on expired visas.
Sinai militant group Ansar Bayt Al-Maqdis said Thursday it depacitated four Egyptian men on charges of 'spying for Israel.'
Ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi is accused of smuggling top secret documents to Qatar via Al-Jazeera TV channel.
New claims suggest that "Amr Diab" is the Egyptian singer's STAGE NAME and that he's originally from Yemen!
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is set to visit the U.S. in September to participate in the 69th United Nations General Assembly
On Saturday 30 August, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Hisham Gabr, will perform music from well-known movies and Broadway musicals.
August 27, 2014
It's not over till the Middle East freezes over! Another one bites the ice as belly dancing (ice) queen Fifi Abdo tips the ice bucket and takes the challenge on, hips first!
The construction sector grew 2% while the cost of key materials including cement, ready mixed concrete, and reinforcement steel grew over 6% in the last quarter,
August 26, 2014
Air strikes by Egypt and the UAE were launched against anti-government militias in Libya last week, senior U.S. officials revealed.
Following another fatal bus collision at Egypt's Sham el-Sheikh Friday, A minibus crash Tuesday in the Luxor province killed 19 Egyptians and injured 15 more.
Ahmed Elsaka is a very lucky man! He's been receiving some special voice messages from the handsome Jean Claude van Damme!
August 25, 2014
Egypt is to host a meeting of foreign ministers of Libya and its neighbours on Monday regarding Libya´s security situation.
Nour el Sherif and Mervat Amin are set to return in a new film after 14 years of not working together!
More than just talkin' the talk! Khaled Youssef walks the walk and elects himself in the Egyptian Parliamentary elections
Director Khaled Youssef is officially running in the upcoming Egyptian Parliamentary elections!
As the Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival approaches, one Egyptian film has granted a place to get screened at the festival!
Egyptian actor Abdel Mohsen Selim has passed away at the age of 70.
Hollywood starlet Salma Hayek is enraged with Amy Samir Ghanem's latest TV drama showmakers for stealing her hit US TV series "Ugly Betty's" ideas to use in Amy's show!
August 24, 2014
Egyptian authorities denied bombing militant locations in Tripoli, according to a ministry statement. The Egyptian foreign ministry said it would be monitoring developments closely.
Ceasefire attempts between Hamas and Israel are ongoing, Egypt's foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said in a statement Sunday.
The government is the reason behind the continued inability of the petroleum sector to repay dues to foreign partners in return for oil and gas received monthly, said an official at the Ministry of Petroleum
August 23, 2014
Some unhappy Muneer followers are threatening to stampede the concert if ticketed seats don't increase.
Baby making is in the books, for now, and that bodacious actress as back at her cinematic best as she stars in "The Big NIght".
Here's what's shaking in the big city this week.
August 22, 2014
Following controversy during the month of Ramadan, Ahl Eskendereya series will be screened in several TV channels, Al-Ahram Arabic newspaper reports.
August 21, 2014
Egypt is a society, in which sexism is so ingrained in the economic, social, and political system that 50% of the population has, for the most part, been excluded.
Souad Massi refuses to sing in Israel: "I have the right not to perform in a country which murders children"
Ahram Online's sister French paper Ahram Hebdo talks to the renowned Algerian singer Souad Massi, who explains why she refuses to sing in Israel, and reflects on her recent concerts in Cordoba and Morocco.
Kiss me baby one more time! Amr Waked slammed for passionate smooch with Jewish co-star Scarlett Johansson
Arab media criticized Egyptian actor Amr Waked for kissing his Jewish co-star Scarlett Johansson in the Hollywood film "Lucy."
4 militants killed as Egypt's troops press on with daily offensives in Sinai
Don't want to get deported? That's easy, just marry a citizen like Armenian bellydancer Safinaz did!
The only place Armenian Bellydancer Safinaz will be flying off to now is her honeymoon destination!
Following a seriously short marriage, Sawsan Badr has decided to end her sixth marriage!
After more than 40 years of friendship, Adel Imam is being accused of neglecting his lifetime friend Saeed Saleh before he died.
OK, everyone thinks that Ruby has secretly gotten married after a wedding band made an appearance on her finger!
A number of jailed Egyptian activists decided to go on an open-ended hunger strike to protest their detention.
August 20, 2014
The lawyer for two Al Jazeera journalist appealed their seven-year jail terms in a Cairo court. Both reporters were jailed for allegedly fabricating news reports.
Western governments freely branded Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist organization, the same category as radical Sunni group ISIS. They're definitely not the same.
Electricity deficit increases to approximately 6,180MW, no solution in sight
Why did Samir Ghanem turn down an acting role with comedy legend Adel Imam?
Prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah has started a hunger strike in jail.
Sharif Muneer is finally taking Sherine Abdel Wahab to court on September 27.
Egyptian starlets Yousra and Enas el Dughaidi are planning to open a Tourist Village in Egypt. Would you go visit?
The evening will include performances by Osama El-Hady, Nour Project, Soot Fel-Zahma and Wasla, moving the audience across blues, jazz, rock, electronic music and oriental sounds, songs and instrumentals.
What better way to prove it's all good between Somaya Al Khashab and Fifi Abdo? Co-star in a film of course!
The drama all began when the two divas worked together in "Women's Vengeance", but now the actresses are determined to stop the rumors of their issues by performing together again.
August 19, 2014
We've been waiting awhile for the hot jams, and now they're officially coming on August 25th.
Amr Diab and his wife Zeina Ashour were rumored to be on the brink of divorce, but the Egyptian superstar posted something to prove otherwise.
Egypt has selected a Saudi consultancy to draw up the plan for the government's mega project to transform the Suez Canal waterway into a hub of international investment and free trade zones.
An Egyptian court adjourned the trial of former leader Mohamed Morsi along with some 130 Muslim Brotherhood members till August 23.
Egypt's security forces killed two militants and arrested seven others in the northern Sinai, the country's state news agency reported.
Tony Blair has been urged to intervene in the case of an Irish teenager who has been imprisoned without trial in Egypt for a year and is now facing the death penalty in a mass trial, which has been described as a “mockery of a court process”.
It' not all about him he says, no autobiography ay time soon.
Safinaz apologizes for the sporting the Egyptian flag in costume form after it allegedly got in her trouble...again.
August 18, 2014
Why has Donia Samir Ghanem appeared in a minimal number of scenes in her famous drama "El Kebeer Awi" (The Powerful One) with actor Ahmed Makki? Could the two be on bad terms?
Is there more to Menna Shalabi and Mohammad Abdel Aziz's friendship than meets the eye?
"Egypt has a new vision, that will not affect Egypt's water share, and we are expecting that the other party responds to it," said El-Moghazi.
An Egyptian police officer was shot dead Monday in the Nile Delta when an armed group attacked a security checkpoint.
Nelly Karim's daughter was not allowed to watch her mum's successful Ramadan TV drama "Sijn El Nisa'a" (Women's Prison).
Egyptian comedian actor Ahmed Helmy has vowed to never produce another film again, but has quickly changed his mind. Why?
The documentary by Ahmed Rashwan is a significant step in cinematic portrayals of Egypt's largest minority.
A Cairo criminal court lifted the media ban on former President Mohamed Morsi's trial.
August 17, 2014
The certificates, agreed upon by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as a source of financing the new Suez Canal project, will be issued through public sector banks over a period of 5 years.
Not so popular anymore? Tamer Hosny's disastrous ticket sales prove that he's not-so-famous in Tunisia
Tamer Hosny's severe lack of ticket sales in two Tunisian festivals have proved that he's not so popular there!
A number of celebrities stood by their friend Ramez Galal 's side at his father's funeral on Sunday.
Ahmed Ezz and Zeina happened to be in the same room for the first time since her return from the US with his twins!
Tawfik does not see in the Suez Canal project a “new Toshka,” though he does believe financial and economic studies are necessary to ensure this.
Nelly Karim is taking on a new exciting project involving dancing and MBC TV!
Palestinian and Israeli delegations are due to resume negotiations Sunday for a permanent ceasefire in Gaza, according to AFP.