December 18, 2014
This is a very important discovery as this is the first time that the Jurassic formation is proven to be a hydrocarbon producer in the East
An Egyptian court on Thursday slapped 41 Muslim Brotherhood members with jail terms of varying length for committing "acts of violence," a judicial source has said.
The Armenian belly dancer was Egypt's most popular person searched in Google this year.
Why was Hassan el Shafei the only person not dancing to Hussain al Jasmi's catchy "Good News" performance on the Arab Idol finale?
The US State Department welcomed new conditions passed by the congress granting the secretary of state more flexibility to approve aid to Egypt, while expressing worry about the human rights situation in the country.
December 17, 2014
The airport in Hurghada, a major tourist hub on the coast of the red sea, will now be able to accommodate 13 million passengers annually.
Cairo prosecution referred on Wednesday 21 suspects to court on "debauchery" charges.
Actor and Singer Tamer Hosny has announced that his next acting project will be taking him back to the cinema!
Amr Diab will be returning to the small screen this Ramadan with a TV show AND ten new songs!
While one producer is accusing Ghada Abdel Razek of stealing his money, he's further claiming that she's been banned from acting in Egypt!
Ahmed Ezz has once again refused a court order to get THAT DNA test done... Zeina must be fuming!
Tuesday, December 16th marked the passing of one of Egypt's most legendary directors. Nader Galal left a legacy of more than 50 films.
Minister of Industry and Trade Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour issued a decree Monday stipulating the formation of the Egyptian-Chinese Business Council
December 16, 2014
Hani Ramzi gets Wafaa al Kilani's knickers in a twist as he presents her with boxer shorts live on air!
Mohammad Hamaki is headed to his homeland once again.
The British embassy in Cairo reopened Tuesday after it closed on December 7 due to security reasons along with the Canadian embassy.
December 15, 2014
In the spirit of New Year's let's take a look at the giants of Egypt's entertainment business.
We've been waiting for ages through many postponements, but Mohammad Foad says his new album will be released during New Year's Eve celebrations! This is one old acquaintance that won't be forgot!
Egypt's foreign ministry Monday reissued a security warning to nationals in Libya after the death of two citizens during clashes.
Egypt's stock market plunged by 22 billion Egyptian pounds (just over $3 billion) in a single day of trading Sunday as low oil prices dragged down regional economies.
December 14, 2014
Global brands that you never knew were owned or part-owned by Arabs!
Egyptian authorities have refused Egyptian entry to an American Middle East researcher, citing 'security reasons,' despite the researcher being apparent invitation by a "pro-government group" to attend a conference to attend a conference.
In 19% of cases, civil servants caught accepting bribes were left uninvestigated, with another 41 % of investigations opened but not concluded, according to a World Bank statement issued Friday.
December 12, 2014
Egypt's army on Thursday killed 12 militants in the Sinai Peninsula after a series of attacks in the troubled region.
They've been pretty much absent from films, in heroine roles at least, but Salma Hayek is hoping to remedy the lack of Arab women in cinema.
December 11, 2014
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Jordan’s King Abdullah II agreed in a meeting in Amman on Thursday on the necessity of a political solution to the Syrian conflict and the resumption of peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians.
Al-Ahly become one of the most successful clubs in the world in terms of the number of championships won, with 129 official championships under its belt – a number that has not been surpassed by any other team in the world.
Egypt's premier Abdel Fattah al-Sisi held talks with his Jordanian counterpart King Abdullah on his first visit to the kingdom Thursday.
After showing constant concern while her co-patriot artist was in the US for surgery, Egyptian actress Nadia Lufti was the first star that Ahmed Helmy rang when he returned to home soil.
December 10, 2014
An Egyptian human rights group has said it will transfer its regional and international activities abroad because the state is hostile towards civil society groups.
British oil major BP plans to invest more than $12 billion in Egypt over the next five years.
Syrian actor Jamal Suliman's political views have landed him in hot water with the Syrian Actors Syndicate!
White Sugar's director Ahmed Khaled reflects on filmmaking and post-revolutionary bureaucracy on Egyptian cinema scene.
Rumor has it that The Voice judge Sherine Abdel Wahab won't be making a return to its season 3!
Sherihan celebrated her 50th birthday on December 6, but looked 30 in an Instagram shot with her bday cake! (Image: Sherihan)
U2's Films of Innocence, launched online for only 24 hours, is based on the thirteenth studio album by the Irish rock band.
December 9, 2014
An Egyptian court sentenced leading political activist and blogger Ahmed Douma to three years in prison for "insulting court judges."
A trade mission of 50 major Italian companies in the energy and logistics sector will hold investment talks during a visit to Cairo in February.
Egypt will be the second – after Kuwait – to sign a nuclear memorandum with Jordan
After a long battle with cancer, the mother of resigned actress Hannah Turk has passed away.
Foreign reserves reached $15.8bn at the end of November 2014, marking a $1.1bn decrease from $16.9bn in October.
December 8, 2014
Written "Huriyah" in Arabic or "Freedom" as it means in English, the actress's new body ink has fans goin' cray-cray.
The Canadian embassy in Cairo was closed Monday due to security concerns a day after Britain's embassy was shut until further notice.
Four Muslim Brotherhood members were sentenced to death for killing protesters who stormed the blacklisted group's headquarters last year.
Resignation rates in Egypt reached their highest levels in 2011/
December 7, 2014
An Egyptian court has sentenced four members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death as part of the government’s intensifying crackdown on supporters of ousted president, Mohamed Morsi.
The Egyptian National Film Festival runs 5-12 December. Screenings are being held in two halls at the Cairo Opera House, in addition to Alexandria's Freedom Centre for Creativity.
The British embassy in Cairo suspended public services on Sunday for security reasons. The embassy cites risks of terrorism in particular.
A new medication provided by the Egyptian government may mean a total cure for Egyptian actor Khaled al Sawi's Hepatitis C.
Experts say that growing wheat in the desert makes no economic sense given the logistical and environmental challenges.
December 6, 2014
Interpol issued arrest warrants for more than 40 senior Muslim Brotherhood affiliated figures.
Egypt's army and border guards arrested 100 illegal migrants attempting to enter Libya.
When Christian Bale landed the part of Moses in Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings", he found unlikely inspiration in Monty Python's irreverent comedy film "Life of Brian."
December 5, 2014
Egyptian authorities have said the recording is fabricated.
A group of political and youth movements has called for peaceful protests against the verdict in squares across Egypt, in a what it called a "revolutionary week".