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Hector Cuper
16:52 GMT
Egypt's national team coach Hector Cuper will remain in his job until the end of his contract, despite a recent loss against Tunisia, Egyptian Football Association (EFA) member Khaled Latif announced on Monday.
Egypt has struggled economically under the current regime
13:41 GMT
Shell is considering buying gas from the Israeli Leviathan field in the Mediterranean for sale in the Egyptian market, according to media reports.
Instead of criticizing media outlets themselves, perhaps a better hashtag would be #el-Sisi’s_Media_Crackdown_is_Shameful (AFP)
12:54 GMT
Instead of criticizing media outlets themselves, perhaps a better hashtag would be #el-Sisi’s_Media_Crackdown_is_Shameful .
The difficulty of drawing a matching second eye. (Twitter / art_dose)
08:21 GMT
Who said Arab art was dying? These beautiful pieces by some fantastic, unknown Arab artists will make your morning.

August 20, 2017

Jannat is a bride! (Instagram / Jannat)
09:00 GMT
Moroccan singer Jannat has begun teasing fans with details of her wedding to Egyptian lawyer Mohammed Nu'man.

August 19, 2017

Paulo Autuori
18:12 GMT
Twice Copa Libertadores winner Paulo Autuori is close to taking over at Cairo giants Zamalek, Egyptian reports said on Friday.
Demonstration for media freedom in Berlin (Wikimedia Commons)
11:35 GMT
The media watchdog had described Egypt as "one of the world's biggest prisons for journalists".

August 17, 2017

The Emir of Kuwait now owns 163 Acres of the Sharqia Governorate of Egypt
16:09 GMT
President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi issued a presidential decree, on Thursday, that allowed Emir [Ruler] of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the right to own land and property in the Sharqia Governorate of Egypt’s.
Tamer Hosny. (Twitter)
12:36 GMT
Tamer Hosny was photographed showing-off his handprints at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, becoming the first Arab actor to receive that honour, but was it all a lie?
The popularity of Bitcoin is growing in Egypt
11:30 GMT
Egypt could become one of the world’s top Bitcoin trading hubs within weeks thanks to the launch of the country’s first cryptocurrency exchange.

August 16, 2017

Egypt team
17:58 GMT
Egypt coach Hector Cuper has called up 15 local-based players for the anticipated away game against Uganda on 31 August in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.
Mohamed Ramadan in his car with his brother. (Instagram)
14:47 GMT
Mohamed Ramadan is super offended that Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has snubbed him, and is wondering if it's because he's popular.
Detail from Ayham Jabr's "Damascus Under Siege," which will be on display. (ReconnectingArts.com)
12:56 GMT
"Transition: Contemporary Art from the Middle East" will showcase the work of 38 modern Arab artists, and will include workshops
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has launched a crackdown on press freedom since coming to power
11:10 GMT
An Egyptian opposition journalist has been released by German authorities after they briefly detained him based on an Interpol arrest warrant issued by the Egyptian regime.
Mohamed Salah
08:36 GMT
On the first day of the inaugural English Premier League season in 1992, of the 242 players that started the 11 matches, only 13 were not British or Irish.
Ahly team
08:04 GMT
Ahly scored two goals late in extra time in typical fashion to come from behind and earn a dramatic 2-1 victory over Masry, which gave them their first Egypt Cup title in 10 years and completed a domestic double.

August 15, 2017

Warda who moved last week to Feirense from PAOK for one season on loan has strongly denied the allegations.
19:45 GMT
Egypt winger Amr Warda has hired a Portuguese-based law firm to sue those responsible for propogating "false statements" about him, apologising to his fans and club for having to "hear such ugly allegations.
Al Jazira team
17:52 GMT
The 2017-18 UAE season-opener will be held in Egypt this time....
Billy Jean is not his lover because his only love is for God. (Toronto International Film Festival)
13:14 GMT
What do Egypt and Michael Jackson have in common? "Sheikh Jackson."
Floral tributes for murdered student Giulio Regeni
12:26 GMT
Italy is sending an ambassador back to Egypt, 15 months after withdrawing the previous envoy in protest of the slow pace of a probe into an Italian student's mysterious murder.

August 14, 2017

Victor Piturca
22:17 GMT
Romanian coach Victor Piturca paid a visit to Egyptian club Zamalek on Monday amid talks around his taking charge of the team in the new season, the Cairo-based club announced.
Activists gathered to protest the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi
19:34 GMT
Today marks the fourth anniversary of the death of at least 900 protesters at the hands of the Egyptian security forces.
Ahmed Hegazi
16:48 GMT
Ahmed Hegazi scored the winner in his first official match with English Premier League side West Bromwich Albion against Bournemouth in the EPL opener on Saturday
Ghada Adel's heinous crime. (Instagram)
14:47 GMT
Ghada Adel has been spotted holding a cigarette and the world will not stand.
Journalist Hisham Gaafar could face up to 25 years in prison
13:52 GMT
Human Rights Watch has urged Egypt to provide adequate medical care for an imprisoned journalist, whose chronic eye and prostate conditions are worsening.
Marsa Alam is a popular tourist resort
13:14 GMT
A judge ordered on Saturday that an Italian tourist accused of killing an Egyptian engineer be kept in detention.

August 13, 2017

Warda joined Feirense on loan from PAOK
21:09 GMT
Portugal’s Feirense might end the loan of Egyptian international football player Amr Warda just three days after both parties have signed the contract, Portuguese media reported on Saturday.
Not bad, Nesrin!
13:23 GMT
We would have thought that giving birth is the perfect excuse to not look like a million dollar babe…that sadly does not apply to Nesrin Sayed Abdelfattah, Mohamed Ramadan’s wife.

August 12, 2017

Salah was substituted with four minutes remaining, making way for James Milner.
15:33 GMT
Egypt's Mohamed Salah on his Premier League debut with Liverpool but the team conceded a stoppage-time equaliser to draw 3-3 with Watford in a thrilling clash on Saturday.
Dozens were killed and many more injured near Alexandria after two trains collided into each other (AFP)
07:34 GMT
The Egyptian train service has been criticised in the past for its poor safety record.

August 10, 2017

Photo: @AlNassrFC
21:09 GMT
Ghaly, who earlier played for Al-Nassr in 2009, makes a return...
Egypt's military regime launched a crackdown on opposition voices
17:45 GMT
The latest press dismissals have once again raised questions over who really controls Egypt’s supposedly private media outlets.
Egypt national team
12:59 GMT
Out-of-action Egypt dropped one spot to 25th place in the FIFA global rankings this month, although the drop has not affected their position as the top-ranked African team.
The real question is what the guy at the front thought of them all. (Instagram)
10:18 GMT
Kourtney Kardashian popped-up in Egypt with her Tunisian boyfriend, delighting fans.

August 9, 2017

Mobile phone use is popular among Egyptians of all ages
13:07 GMT
Egypt’s mobile tech industry looks set for a boost thanks to the launch of the country’s first domestically produced smartphone.
Ya got money, D. (YouTube)
12:54 GMT
The Forbes Middle East list of 100 Arab celebrities is out
Despite this the ‘Burkini’ remains popular in a country where the majority of women wear the hijab in everyday life.
11:26 GMT
An Egyptian women’s rights activist has slammed the ‘definite discrimination’ facing women who wear Islamic swimwear at the country’s high-end resorts.

August 8, 2017

The Jordan Football Association (JFA) logo
19:50 GMT
The Jordan Football Association (JFA) has issued a statement regretting the "out-of-line" behaviour of players and officials from Jordanian club Al-Faisaly in the final of the Arab Club Championship (ACC) in Alexandria on Sunday.
The Egypt international has no intention of leaving the Gunners this summer and hopes his performance in the Community Shield has proved his worth
19:27 GMT
The Egypt international has no intention of leaving the Gunners this summer and hopes his performance in the Community Shield has proved his worth
The billionaire Saudi prince sees potential in Egypt’s tourism sector. (File photo)
12:15 GMT
The billionaire Saudi prince sees potential in Egypt’s tourism sector.
Online cyber attacks have become all too common in Egypt in recent times and amount to the everyday terrorism of those who dare to speak out or behave differently - Shutterstock.
12:01 GMT
Online cyber attacks have become all too common in Egypt in recent times and amount to the everyday terrorism of those who dare to speak out or behave differently.
Jordan’s Al-Faisaly players pose for picture a head of football match against Tunis’s Esperance team in the Arab Club championship final match at Alexandria Stadium on August 6, 2017.
STR / AFP
11:37 GMT
A number of Jordanian football fans arrested in Egypt following a match were released on Monday, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Sabah Al Rafie told The Jordan Times.
Islamophobe Shaun Murray. (South Wales Police / YouTube)
09:32 GMT
27 year-old Shaun Murray went full racist against Muslim fans, angering...well, everybody.
The Suez Canal’s revenues from January to July 2017 amounted to $2.938 billion compared to $2.919 billion in the same period last year. (File photo)
09:11 GMT
The Suez Canal’s revenues from January to July 2017 amounted to $2.938 billion compared to $2.919 billion in the same period last year.