May 21, 2013
Can a show get any more controversial than having a rebellious Jewish mother whose daughter secretly converts to Islam?
Inflation in Egypt is expected to climb to 10.9 percent this year, the highest level since 2010, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, more than it expected in April.
The tumult of Egyptian politics isn’t a new concept, but the country’s native actress speaking out on it certainly is. Ghada Adel wants President Mohammad Morsi brought down.
Egyptian king of comedy actor Adel Imam has only one Ramadan TV gig but will play a multitude of characters in his role as a master con artist in “Al Araf” (The Fortune Teller).
Ever look in the side mirror of your car and sense that the car behind you is actually closer than indicated by the reflection? Cairo's Contemporary Image Collective is collaborating with London's Tate Modern to explore why that is through video art.
May 20, 2013
Errybody in 'da Cairo Jazz Club gettin' crunk on Tuesdays with El-Fusion for the next few weeks as bands from Egypt and around the region get down with 'da music from now until 4 June.
The move could be a signal that the Morsi government is prepared to use force in a bid to return the captive soldiers
Yields on Egyptian three- and nine-month treasury bills climbed on Sunday and the auction's size was reduced after a new central bank decree limited the amount of funds that banks can channel into money market funds to buy T-bills.
Cairo could feel the electronic beat after three bands jammed together in Cairo, producing a harmonic performance that still allowed for individual style in the Ten Cities Project last week.
Shura Council decision to raise taxes on loan loss provisions at nation's banks is met by anger; banking officials are slated to meet with newly-appointed finance minister to discuss issue.
She might be short and cute, but man the girl can play. After a long standing ovation, 7-year-old Amira Abouzahra asks innocently if that meant the audience wanted to leave.
On Sunday, Egyptian police closed down their Awja border with Israel in protest of the abduction of policemen by suspected Israeli militants on Thursday.
May 19, 2013
A video appeared online on Sunday which apparently shows the seven members of Egypt's security forces kidnapped last Thursday in the Sinai peninsula
Get ready to rock with the region's rowdiest singers in Amman later this month at the Dum Tak Alternative Music Festival.
Egyptian President has been urged by the Egyptian army to give them the green light that will allow them to launch an attack on the kidnappers that seized policemen in Sinai on Thursday. AFP Photo
May 18, 2013
Supporters of a new petition that seeks to out Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi clashed in Cairo on Friday, with teenagers and security forces in Tahrir Square.
Saudi Arabia keeps Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood at an arm's length in spite of its open support to Arab Islamist movements.
May 16, 2013
The manhunt has begun after seven officers were kidnapped by unknown assailants in North Sinai on Thursday.
AUC Music Department delivered two classic story lines in a performance that blew the audience away. The one-act opera ‘The Telephone’ and highlights from ‘Les Miserables’ translated into Egyptian Colloquial Arabic made folks go from laughter to tears all in one night.
Looks like congratulations are in order for good ol’ Egyptian actor, Sharif Munir, on the birth of his newest granddaughter, Lara.
Egypt’s megastar is perfecting the art of East meets West in music by developing joint projects with the U.S.’s hottest singers: Jennifer Lopez (JLo), Pitbull, and Akon.
One of Poland's outstanding pianists is bringing the music to Egypt. Mariola Cieniawa will perform a recital at Cairo's historic Manasterly Palace on Sunday 19 May.
Opposing Palestinian factions have reached an agreement to work on forming a unity government.
May 15, 2013
“Better the shadow of a man,” an Egyptian proverb suggests, “than the shadow of a wall.”
May 14, 2013
Ahly and Zamalek paired together in CAF Champions League group stage at Tuesday's draw in Cairo
Folks from all walks of life hit up the Cairo Opera House on Wednesday 8 May to attend a fundraising concert to benefit Syrian refugees in Egypt.
May 13, 2013
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) received a $3bn Qatari deposit for the purchase of Egyptian bonds on Thursday, confirmed Nidal Assar, the sub-governor of the CBE.
Prime Minister Hesham Qandil stated that negotiations currently being held with the IMF to secure the country’s pending $4.8bn loan were ongoing
International exhibition basketball team blended comedy and sports to bring fun family entertainment to Cairo.
According to Egyptian interior minister, three militants with ties to an Al Qaeda cell were arrested in Cairo on Saturday after attempting to blow up an unidentified Western embassy.
May 12, 2013
In what was billed as his first media interview since he was detained after his removal from power in 2011, former Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak said it was too early to judge President Mohamed Morsi.
A solo multimedia show by Egyptian artist Doa Aly, inspired by Ovid's famous poem 'Metamorphoses,' is set to open on Tuesday at Cairo's Townhouse Gallery.
May 11, 2013
Supporters of ousted president Hosni Mubarak rallied outside court in his support during his retrial.
May 10, 2013
Egyptian singer Hatem Fahmi has been taken into police custody over fraud allegations.
May 9, 2013
On Saturday 11 May, Cairo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marko Ivanovic will be joined by soloists Ines Abdel Dayem on flute and Mohamed Hamdy on clarinet.
If only it were just an act that International actress Menna Shalabi who suffered food poisoning after a day on the set of "Friendly Fires".
Young actor Mohammad Ramadan was released after spending a couple days in the slammer for carrying firearms and an electric shocker in his car, which he claims was actually planted by the police!
May 8, 2013
The US $7.6 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF) today gave the go-ahead to Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Libya, Morocco and Tunisia to proceed with an updated version of a sweeping plan.
Egypt's 'killing culture': As police and politicians lose their grip, mobs take justice into their own hands
Videos of brutal public executions have become increasingly common in Egypt. Experts say lynching phenomenon could spread to major cities.
No more rumors, let's get down to business. Scandalous actress Ghada Abdul Riziq assures that nothing is standing in the way of her portraying a challenging character this Ramadan in "Hikayet Hayat".
New documentary shines light, and hopefully tourism, once again to a special area of downtown Cairo, which specializes in the type of fabric from which traditional tents are made.
Today, well over two years into the Egyptian revolution, increased numbers of Egyptian youth are still struggling to find jobs. With political instability looming large, the economy receives one blow after another.
Hosni Mubarak's going nowhere fast as Egypt's Illicit Gains Authority extend his detention for another two weeks
A poster exhibition entitled “Did you sense the spirit of Gandhi in Tahrir Square?” is currently running in Cairo as part of the ongoing India by the Nile festival.