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October 23, 2017

The lovely couple. (Facebook / Offendum Photography)
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Egyptian actors Ahmad Saad and Somaya El Khashab tied the knot this weekend, and here's the proof!
Mona Zaki and Ahmed Helmy. (Facebook / Mo Ahmed Photography)
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Married couple Ahmed Helmy and Mona Zaki had some choice words to say for each other last night.

October 22, 2017

Al-Ahly's starting evelen pose for a group picture during the CAF Champions League semi-final football match between Al-Ahly vs Etoile du Sahel at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Alexandria on October 22, 2017.
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Moroccan under-fire striker Walid Azaro silenced his critics in style, scoring a hat-trick as Ahly hammered Tunisia's Etoile Sahel 6-2 to reach their first African Champions League final since 2013 on Sunday.
Ghana national football team
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Egypt's match against Ghana in the last round of the African qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup has been moved to Cape Coast, instead of Kumasi, according to a decision by Ghana's footballing body.

October 21, 2017

Hany Ramzy (Photo: Al-Ahram Arabic gate)
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Former Egypt defender Hany Ramzy has been fired as coach of Ittihad of Alexandria following Thursday's 1-1 league draw against El-Entag El-Harby...
A police checkpoint in Egypt's Sinai, where a number of Islamist attacks have taken place in recent months (file photo)
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Multiple Egyptian police officers died Friday in a shootout with militants in the country's Western desert, security officials said.

October 20, 2017

Mahmoud al-Khatib
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Retired football player Mahmoud al-Khatib submitted his candidacy documents to run for president of Al-Ahly Club on Friday after prayers along with other candidates, with elections scheduled for November 30.

October 19, 2017

A still from The Yacoubian Building, adapted by Hamed. (Arab Co for Cinema Production & Distribution)
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The Dubai International Film Festival will award Egyptian writer Wahid Hamed with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
A painting of Shereen Reda by Muhammad Labib. (Instagram / shereenredaofficial)
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Shereen Reda, star, Instagrammer, and former wife of Amr Diab, is redefining the modern Arab woman.
The Sultan and the Saint. (SultanandSaintFilm.com)
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Al-Ahram Weekly's screening of The Sultan and the Saint sought to create bridges where chaos and conflict had created vacuum.
The Egyptian team qualified to the 2018 World Cup in Russia after beating Congo 2-1 in the Borg Al Arab match on 10 October
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The sports marketing company Presentation has started negotiations with the International Football Federation Association (FIFA) to broadcast the Egyptian national football team’s matches in the 2018 World Cup in Russia on local channels.

October 18, 2017

The company had suspended all flights to Marsa Alam airport in Egypt since 2008. (Shutterstock)
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The UK operator had suspended all flights to Marsa Alam airport in Egypt since 2008.
Kourtney Kardashian in El Gouna. (Instagram / kourtneykardash)
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Kourtney Kardashian: reality star, model...fan of Egypt. See what Kourtney had to say on Egypt!
Cases of married children reached 122.464 in 2017, 4.522 of whom were under the age of 15 years old (Shutterstock/File)
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In 2017 divorce rate in cities recorded 60.7 percent, while the percentages recorded at 39.3 percent in villages, according to Maysa Shawky, Deputy Minister of Health and the General Supervisor of the Councils of Population, and Childhood and Motherhood.

October 17, 2017

Mohamed Aboutrika
19:37 GMT
An online campaign led by thousands calls on blacklisted veteran midfielder Mohamed Aboutrika to play for Egypt at the World Cup in Russia next year.
A campaign to push Sisi to stand for reelection in the anticipated 2018 presidential elections has taken off online (AFP)
15:25 GMT
Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has guided his nation into deep financial crisis, overseen the unpopular handover of two Red Sea islands and imprisoned thousands without trial. Despite all of this, some Egyptians just cannot get enough of him.
Egyptian women protest harassment in Tahrir Square, 2013 (Wikimedia)
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Across the Arab world, women responded with their own hashtag, “Ana Kaman”, a colloquial translation of “me too”, as well as using the English.
Inflation has been on the rise since the currency flotation on November (AFP/File)
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Egypt, a country with a population of 90 million, where more than 28 percent of them live below the poverty line, has been struggling with economic challenges and political turmoil since the Jan. 25 Revolution in 2011.

October 16, 2017

Egypt's team players sing their country's national anthem during their World Cup 2018 Africa qualifying match between Egypt and Congo at the Borg el-Arab stadium in Alexandria on October 8, 2017.
TAREK ABDEL HAMID / AFP
19:59 GMT
Saudi Arabia has invited Egypt’s national football team to the Kingdom to perform umrah in recognition of their qualification to the World Cup, Asharq Al-Awsat Newspaper reported.
Sherine singing. (Instagram / sherine)
18:30 GMT
Saudi Arabia's entertainment authority says it has cancelled plans for a concert featuring famous Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab.
Sherine (L) and Queen Rania of Jordan (R). (Instagram / sherine / Instagram / queenrania)
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Sherine, popular Egyptian singer, had a slight mix-up she blamed on her age during a concert in the Dead Sea.
I want a little sugar in my bowl. (Johavel / Shutterstock.com)
17:04 GMT
A run-down of this year's Cairo Jazz Festival makes us wish we'd practiced more saxophone.
Abla Fahita looks to the sky. (Facebook / Abla Fahita)
15:38 GMT
That Abla Fahita is back at it again.
The most common types of sexual harassment in Egypt (Harassmap)
14:21 GMT
On “harmful cultural practices”, which include female genital mutilation (FGM) and forced marriage, Cairo ranked top.
It is not known if the man being punished is a member ISIS or if he is simply subjected to the harsh Sharia law the terrorists practice.
14:03 GMT
ISIS in Egypt has released a video showing a thief having his hand cut off to boast of it's 'eye for an eye' attitude to crime and punishment.
Egypt national football team
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After securing a place in the Russia 2018 World Cup, Egypt have kept their place in FIFA's monthly global football rankings published on Monday, remaining in 30th place.
The currency flotation has made property prices more affordable for Saudis and Egyptians living abroad. (File photo)
12:49 GMT
More and more Saudis are buying property in Egypt, with prices starting from $80,000.
This is the first time in months that such an incident occurs (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the two rockets launched from Egypt’s restive Sinai Peninsula which landed in southern Israel’s Eshkol Regional Council Sunday night, marking the first time in months that such an incident occurred.

October 15, 2017

Nawart Masr. (Ubisoft)
11:30 GMT
Will the new Assassin's Creed game, Origins, help Egypt put some of the shine back on that apple?
Zamalek's former Brazilian player Ricardo Alves Fernandes (Photo: Ahram)
11:17 GMT
FIFA has sent a formal letter to Egyptian football club Zamalek ordering its management to immediately pay the team's former Brazilian player Ricardo Alves Fernandes all his fees or the team may lose points in the domestic league.
The U.N. condemned the arrests as violations of international law and said the three countries should take immediate action to release those detained and drop all charges (Shutterstock/File)
08:31 GMT
United Nations officials expressed deep concern regarding waves of arrests targeting the LGBT populations of Azerbaijan, Egypt, and Indonesia.
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Shutterstock/File)
07:55 GMT
The UNESCO vote was marred by tension between Egypt and Qatar with Cairo accusing Doha of using its financial power to influence the U.N. agency’s 58-member executive council.

October 13, 2017

Egypt's Coptic christian Minority has been targetted by extremists (AFP)
13:37 GMT
Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church has come under attack again after a priest was stabbed to death in Cairo.

October 12, 2017

Héctor Cúper achieved the dream and ascended to the 2018 World Cup in Russia
19:50 GMT
After 28 years of trouble, preparations, failures, grief, and tears, the Egyptian team won the World Cup finals to witness the participation of the Pharaohs for the first time since the World Cup in 1990.
The Talat Da'at crew. (Instagram / tamerhabibiofficial)
16:00 GMT
Did you like Talat Da'at? So do we. Get a look on the music video!
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
14:31 GMT
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Thursday extended Egypt’s countrywide state of emergency for an additional three months.
A total of $16.3 billion in remittances was sent to Egypt between November 2016, when Egypt floated its currency, and August this year. (File photo)
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Remittances from Egyptian expats were reportedly 40 percent higher in August compared to the same month last year.
Is Amr Diab marrying Dina el-Sherbini? (Instagram / tarekalarianofficial)
11:55 GMT
Is Amr Diab, the insanely popular Egyptian singer, finally putting a ring on Dina el-Sherbini's finger?

October 11, 2017

A man waves out the window. (Instagram / karimelhayawan)
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Karim El-Hayawan loves Cairo, and wants you to experience its cacophony.e
Amr Diab. (YouTube)
18:30 GMT
Amr Diab and Dina al-Sherbeny got b-u-s-y celebrating his birthday.
Egypt national football team
18:19 GMT
The Egyptian national team’s assistant coach Usama Nabih has revealed that his side would prefer to face Brazil in the group stage of the World Cup rather than Germany or Spain.
“We all have the right to vie in election as long as we fit the conditions,” Mohamed Anwar Sadat said in an interview (Youtube Screenshot)
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“We all have the right to vie in election as long as we fit the conditions,” Mohamed Anwar Sadat said in an interview.
Uber's new centre will provide more than 700 direct jobs to Egyptians. (AFP/ File)
11:09 GMT
Uber announced on Tuesday that it plans to invest over $20 million in Egypt during the next five years.
Supporters of Egypt attend the World Cup 2018 Africa qualifying football match between Egypt and Congo at the Borg al-Arab stadium in Alexandria on October 8, 2017.
TAREK ABDEL HAMID / AFP
10:43 GMT
Last Sunday, Egyptian National Team and Liverpool FC forward, Mohamed Salah scored two goals against Congo securing Egypt a spot at the World Cup for the first time in 28 years. continuous
Through this deal, Rosneft has become a partner in the development of the largest gas field in the Mediterranean Sea. (AFP/ File)
10:22 GMT
Rosneft bought 30 percent of Egypt’s Zohr gas field in the Mediterranean Sea from the Italian company Eni at $1.1 billion.
Trust issues remain between Israel and Arab states (AFP)
08:14 GMT
Despite outward signs that relations between Egypt and Israel are warming in recent months, it appears that the two countries have some way to go before full trust can be established (AFP/File)