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Egyptian artists Tamer Hosny and Amr Diab. (Images: Facebook)
19:27 GMT
Good to see everyone gathering over a good cause, not causin' trouble!
Women and men embrace the summer heat at a beach in 1964. (Image: Egyptian Streets)
18:58 GMT
How have women changed since the 70's? Watch "Capable Women" to find out!
Carole Samaha living large. Literally. (Image: elbashayeronline.com)
18:58 GMT
Um, married life seems to have suited Carole Samaha a little too well. Her recent pictures make her appear a few kilos heavier.
“The company has cited the political situation as a reason for halting the transactions,” one of the protesters said.Several Yemenis standing before the embassy stated that Monday was the last day for transactions.
18:19 GMT
Several Yemenis standing before the embassy stated that Monday was the last day for transactions.
The Google Doodle celebrating Seif Wanly's 109th birthday. (Image: Google screenshot)
08:41 GMT
Seif Wanly and his brother were the first to introduce modern art to Egypt.
The average tourist spending during the last year was $74-per-night, according to the Economic Advisor to the Minister of Tourism.
08:39 GMT
Saudi tourists were the biggest spenders during 2014, spending $131.5 per night, followed by US tourists spending $101.3 per night.
Abeer Sabry has a leading role in "Neswan Qadera" (Capable Women). (Image: Facebook)
07:54 GMT
Abeer Sabry, Heba al-Sisi, Aida Riyad, Abdallah Meshref and Mayar al-Beblawy will star in the Ramadan series "Neswan Qadera" (Capable Women), which is ready to begin filming this week.

March 30, 2015

Arab tourists represented 14.8% of the total visiting tourists with 13,000 in July.
20:17 GMT
Despite its geographical closeness to Egypt, the percentage of GCC tourists visiting Egypt compared to the total number of tourist has not exceeded 20% in any given month in 2014.
As part of its five-year plan, the company is targeting international growth in key regional markets.
16:44 GMT
Dubai-based conglomerate Majid Al Futtaim is not planning on listing in the market anytime soon.
Six suspected militants were killed in clashes with forces south of Sheikh Zuweid in North Sinai, security sources said Monday. (AFP/File)
16:22 GMT
Six suspected militants were killed in clashes with forces south of Sheikh Zuweid in North Sinai, security sources said Monday.
An Egyptian policeman stands at the site of an explosion by militant group Ajnad Misr targeting a traffic police kiosk in Cairo on April 19, 2014. (AFP/Mohamed el-Shahed)
15:53 GMT
Two policemen have been wounded while attempting to defuse an improvised explosive device in Alexandria on Monday.
Amr Diab is not happy. (Image: Facebook)
13:43 GMT
Copyright shmopyright. Amr Diab is upset that a lot of his songs were delighted off YouTube for copyright infringement.
Mahmoud said that Egypt’s new visa rule and tighter control of its security issue boosts tourists’ confidence in the country.
09:38 GMT
An overhaul of Egypt’s visa system announced last week is unlikely to keep Gulf residents from jetting off to see the pyramids this summer.
Egyptian policemen gather next to the crash site of a public transport bus, that fell from the bridge above, in the Giza governorate, south of Cairo, on March 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
09:18 GMT
Two trucks and a microbus collided on their way to the Red Sea, killing 16 people and injuring seven others.
Layalina Magazine and Kassab think they Mai looks like Miley Cyrus. (Image: Instagram)
09:17 GMT
Mai Kassab admires Miley Cyrus and even think that she looks like her!

March 29, 2015

A general views shows Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (C-back) attending the Arab League summit in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:47 GMT
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi announced at the Arab League Summit that members states have agreed in principle to formulating a joint military force to deal with security threats to the region.
Security forces destroyed 25 hideouts, seized eight motorcycles, and arrested 21 suspected militants. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
Egyptian security forces raided militant hideouts in northern Sinai late Saturday, killing three suspects and arresting 21 others. Police also confiscated eight motorcycles allegedly used in drive by shootings.
Iraqi President Fuad Masum. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT
Iraqi President Fuad Masum spoke at the Arab summit in Egypt, sharing his hopes to eradicate Daesh from Iraq within the year.

March 28, 2015

Saudi Brigadier General Ahmed Asiri, spokesman of the Saudi-led coalition forces, speaks to the media next to a replica of a Tornado fighter jet, at the Riyadh airbase in the Saudi capital on March 26, 2014. (AFP/File)
15:11 GMT
A Saudi official stated at the Arab country summit in Egypt that airstrikes in Yemen will likely continue for at least five to six months.
A policeman walks through the site of the explosion outside the Cairo police headquarters in January 2014. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
An explosion in Egypt's capital city of Cairo has injured eight people, including four police officers. The bomb detonated at the Cairo Media University.
Launched earlier this week, the airstrike campaign in Yemen is a coalition of 10 nations led by Saudi against the Shiite rebel group whose campaign began in the capital Sanaa last September. (AFP/File)
10:56 GMT
Fourteen Arab leaders are holding a meeting in Egypt to address the deepening crisis unfolding in the Gulf country, where a Saudi-led bombing campaign began earlier this week.

March 27, 2015

Yemen's president has arrived in Egypt on Friday to attend the Arab League summit. (AFP/File)
18:56 GMT
Yemen's president has arrived in Egypt on Friday to attend the Arab League summit.
An overhaul of Egypt's visa system announced last week is unlikely to keep Gulf residents from jetting off to see the pyramids this summer. (AFP/File)
17:29 GMT
An overhaul of Egypt's visa system announced last week is unlikely to keep Gulf residents from jetting off to see the pyramids this summer.
Masked Hamas militants take part in a 2005 rally next to the Gaza-Egypt border in Rafah. (AFP/Said Khatib)
15:08 GMT
An Egyptian lawyer withdrew Friday his lawsuit against Hamas, despite achieving a ruling in the case declaring the Palestinian faction a "terrorist group."

March 26, 2015

The Arab leaders met in Egypt ahead of the 2015 Arab League Summit
20:46 GMT
Arab foreign ministers agreed in a meeting in Egypt on Thursday to form a joint Arab military force to counter growing security threats in the region, the Arab League's chief said.
The Egyptian government announced its political and military support for military action. (File)
13:38 GMT
Egypt has sent four naval ships to Yemen to help secure the Gulf of Aden and the Bab al-Mandeb Strait, an Egyptian official has said.
Donia with X Factor judges Ragheb Alama and Elissa. (Image: Daralakhbar.com)
11:46 GMT
Rumor has it that Donia Samir Ghanem isn't friends with Elissa, but that's not really the case!
The private sector in both countries must look for available investment opportunities in Egypt and Mexico,
04:55 GMT
The summit had showed how much Egypt can cooperate with Mexico and Latin American states, said the Ambassador of Mexico to Cairo Jorge Alvarez Fuentes.

March 25, 2015

The Cairo Criminal Court resumed the trial of the two reporters Wednesday, postponing the trial to April 22. (AFP/File)
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The Cairo Criminal Court resumed the trial of the two reporters Wednesday, postponing the trial to April 22.
After over four years behind bars, Mubarak-era interior minister Habib el-Adly was released, state news agency MENA reported. (AFP/File)
15:32 GMT
After over four years behind bars, Mubarak-era interior minister Habib el-Adly was released, state news agency MENA reported.
Youssef said that Egyptian diplomacy has been working on enhancing its relationship with Africa, and that Egypt is "launching" a new stage with its African neighbours.
15:08 GMT
Egyptian experts are divided in their reactions to Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on Monday signing a declaration of principles over Ethiopia building the Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, the Nile's largest tributary.
Ruby at her sister Maryhanne's wedding in 2014. (Image: Bitajarod.com)
14:08 GMT
Egyptian actresses and sisters Ruby and Maryhanne have just found out that they're expecting.
The Houthi rebels are closing in on Hadi in Aden. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
The entire Egyptian diplomatic mission to Yemen has fled Aden, after having relocated the embassy from Sanaa to the temporary capital.
How will the Ahmed Ezz-Zeina drama end? (Image: Sonara.net)
10:38 GMT
She wants $131,000 USD to talk about it, but has Zeina been lying about having Ahmed Ezz's twins all along?
Youssef predicts greater filmmaker than Youssef Chahine will come out of Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
08:46 GMT
Egyptian film director Khaled Youssef predicts greater filmmaker than Youssef Chahine will come out of Egypt.

March 24, 2015


At the same time last year, the current account deficit stood at $866m.
19:23 GMT
Egypt ran an overall balance of payments deficit of $1bn for the first half of the 2014/15 fiscal year, compared to a surplus of around $2 billion in the same period the year befor.
A spokesman for the forensic authority has been sacked Tuesday after his comments on a slain activist's death. (AFP/File)
13:52 GMT
A spokesman for the forensic authority has been sacked Tuesday after his comments on a slain activist's death.
A still from Abla Fahita's promo for her upcoming TV show. (Image: YouTube still)
12:42 GMT
Puppet Abla Fahita has been a naughty girl!
Egyptian security forces in the Sinai peninsula. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
A roadside bomb exploded in North Sinai, killing two soldiers and injuring six others.
Egyptian Shaabi band 8% have their sights set on Cairo. (Image: Facebook)
10:11 GMT
Joined by British DJ Goldierocks in the GrEEK Campus, band members Okka and Ortega will bring their electro-shaabi tunes to the city of Cairo.
The canal itself is currently undergoing an expansion to allow two-way traffic that is scheduled to open in August.
09:54 GMT
Egypt's president has issued a decree to offer new bonds to the public to generate revenue to develop the Suez Canal area.
The Ethiopian 6,000 megawatt dam, set to be Africa's largest, is expected to be fully completed by 2017.
08:58 GMT
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have signed a declaration of principles on Monday, in a critical step towards resolving a four-year dispute over Nile water sharing arrangements among Basin countries.
What Adel wants, Adel gets? (Image: Alsada.ae)
08:09 GMT
What Adel wants, Adel gets? Imam requests $1 million USD to be interviewed by George Kordahi!

March 23, 2015

Chahine directing one of his many productions. (Image: Misrinternationalfilms.com)
21:57 GMT
Government error makes Youssef Chahine a well-known filmmaker.
Mourners carry the coffin of Shaimaa el-Sabagh, an Egyptian protester who was killed in clashes with the police, during her funeral on January 25, 2015 in Egypt's second city Alexandria. (AFP/Tarek Abdel Hamid)
19:30 GMT
The justice ministry is investigating the accuracy of comments by a forensic authority spokesman who said the activist died because she was "too slim."
Sandy loves Barcelona as much as she loves her pajamas! (Image: Facebook)
11:56 GMT
We now know that Egyptian singer Sandy is a serious Barcelona fan!
Italian navy rescuers assist illegal migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.  (AFP/File)
06:30 GMT
The men attempted to cross illegally to Italy by boat, and are feared to be trapped in Libya.

March 22, 2015

The firm’s new project in Egypt has also attracted strong interest from local and international investors, according to Terra Sola’s Chairman David Heimhofer.
17:25 GMT
Valued at $3.5 billion, the project will provide 2,000 megawatts (MW) of solar energy in the country, the statement added.
The move comes as Airbus steps up efforts to boost sales of the plane, which has not found an airline customer since 2013.
17:16 GMT
Airbus has increased the standard number of seats in the brochure for its A380 superjumbo to 544, the company said on Friday.
Muslim Brotherhood supporters clash with supporters of the Egyptian government. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 23 alleged members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood to life in prison.
"The Blue Elephant" film poster. (Image: courtesy of thecairopost.com)
14:50 GMT
The 4th annual Luxor African Film Festival came to a close on Saturday, and Marwan Hamed’s “The Blue Elephant” went home the winner.
Sherine's pretty flowers from her baby girls. (Images: Facebook)
12:11 GMT
Sherine showed off the girls that made her a momma and the flowers they gave her for Mother's Day yesterday.
Abyusif is one of this year's DCAF artists. (Image: Facebook)
11:12 GMT
A Danish DJ and an Egyptian rapper are ready to jam out this week for DCAF.
The Egyptian Ministry of Interior reports one arrested in the botched attempt. (Image: The Wire)
09:53 GMT
Bomb detonates as it is being planted in Al-Ibrahimiya municipal garage. Two dead, one arrested.
 But to make this success a turning point, it must be followed by a broader, more transparent, and more detailed discussion of the coming phase.
04:55 GMT
This success places a heavy responsibility on the government, and all of Egypt, to turn the programs, agreements, and pledges made during the conference into facts on the ground.

March 21, 2015

Egyptians gather around a public transport bus, that fell from the bridge above, in the Giza governorate, south of Cairo, on March 21, 2015. (AFP/File)
15:54 GMT
A bus transporting 36 Orascom employees slipped into the Mariotiya river canal near Cairo, killing twelve passengers.

March 20, 2015

Eight suspected members of a Sinai-based militant group were killed in a security campaign Friday, a military source said. (AFP/File)
18:05 GMT
Eight suspected members of a Sinai-based militant group were killed in a security campaign Friday, a military source said.
Four people were killed and three injured in a traffic accident in Cairo on Friday. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
Four people were killed and three injured in a traffic accident in Cairo on Friday.
Mohamed Salah
04:55 GMT
The coach says it seems like Fiorentina got the better deal by accepting the Egyptian and money from Chelsea for Juan Cuadrado, and commented on their Europa League progress

March 19, 2015

Mohamed Salah
16:07 GMT
Egyptian winger Mohamed Salah is ready to face Roma in the second leg of the round of 16 in the Europa League on Thursday
Yousra and Queen Rania at Zaha Center in Jordan. (Image: Facebook)
14:41 GMT
What an epic duo these two strong and sassy yet classy ladies make. Egyptian actress Yousra and Queen Rania of Jordan celebrate mothers.
The presidents of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia are set to sign the agreement on 23 March in Khartoum.
11:06 GMT
Al-Sisi ordered the committee’s continued review of the agreement draft and the study of all aspects, as well as the necessary legal action on the subject.
Laila Elwi giving a speech. (Image: courtesy of elcinema.com)
09:55 GMT
Piracy is a real problem in Egyptian cinema, and Laila Elwi thinks President Sisi should do something about it!
Fouad has never been the skinny type... until now? (Image: Facebook)
09:51 GMT
Did Mohammad Fouad resort to liposuction after his Ramadan TV series was cancelled?

March 18, 2015

The new city will occupy 700 square kilometres of land to the east of Cairo and will accommodate seven million people when complete.
22:06 GMT
The UAE and Egypt have signed an agreement to build a new $45 billion administrative capital in the outskirts of Cairo, state news agency WAM reported.
Egypt's Premier League returns
17:48 GMT
Egypt's cabinet decided on Wednesday to resume the country's football premier league on March 30, yet without spectators.
The fourth edition of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (DCAF) will kick off on 19 March and will run until 9 April with a line-up including performing and visual arts, as well as urban interventions. (Image: Thecairopost.com)
15:07 GMT
The fourth edition of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (DCAF) will kick off on 19 March and will run until 9 April with a line-up including performing and visual arts, as well as urban interventions.
Youssef declined playing the role of Mohamed Morsi in “The President’s Bodyguard.” (Image: Elwatannews.com)
14:59 GMT
Egyptian actor Hassan Youssef explains why he declined playing Morsi in the film “The President’s Bodyguard.”
Explosions have become a common occurrence in Egypt. (AFP/File)
14:19 GMT
A series of improvised bombs exploded near Ahmed Shawqy street in Fayoum city. No deaths were reported, but five people were injured.
Sandy and her shocking pajamas. (Image: Facebook)
12:12 GMT
Can you say epic fashion fail for a celebrity?! Egyptian star Sandy wears something controversial again, and it doesn't even show much skin!
there is a clause in the contract allowing gas supply to be interrupted at short notice
11:30 GMT
There is a clause in the contract allowing gas supply to be interrupted at short notice
"This is an act of state sovereignty,” foreign ministry spokesman Badr Abdel Atti told Ahram Online.
11:19 GMT
Any person wishing to enter Egypt will need to obtain a visa before departure and will not be offered it at the airport upon arrival/
Menna looked thinner than usual in a black dress at the Luxor Film Festival. (Image: Almadenah News)
09:00 GMT
Menna Shalabi has reently lost so much weight, and her concerned fans aren't happy!
Helmy said that he has many acting jobs lined up for him. (Image: Albawaba file)
08:10 GMT
Will Egyptian actor Ahmed Helmy take part in the Mohammed Assaf biopic?
Rafah border crossing links Gaza to Egypt. (AFP/File)
07:31 GMT
Egyptian forces bulldozed 1,020 homes at the Rafah border, near Gaza City, to make way for a buffer zone.