06 Mar 2014
The 2014 Oscar’s most retweeted selfie taken by comedian and host Ellen DeGeneres has surprisingly managed to stir crticism for the use of a Samsung Galaxy phone, especially since the company was a big sponsor of the Oscars.
04 Mar 2014
As the world yesterday watched Cate Blanchett win her second Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role, what people might not know is that she began her acting career here in Egypt.
Back in 1990, Blanchett was 21 years old and...
03 Mar 2014
The Alexandria Criminal Court has sentenced on Monday two policemen to ten years in jail for torturing Khaled Saeed to death in 2010.
The 28-year-old Saeed is labeled as the iconic figure of the Egyptian revolution whose murder was...
24 Feb 2014
Prime Minister Hazem El-Beblawy has announced his cabinet’s resignation on Monday, according to an official statement aired on the state-run TV. Many analysts have interpreted the move as a prelude to Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-...
10 Feb 2014
Despite yesterday's release of documentary filmmaker Hossam Meneai, Egypt remains tough place for journalists.
The events surrounding Meneai's arrest and detention are a harsh reminder of the perils of reporting in a...
09 Feb 2014
Egyptian leftist politician Hamdeen Sabbahi said on Saturday that he had decided to run for the presidency in the elections scheduled for April, making him the first to declare his intention to enter the 2014 presidential race.
03 Feb 2014
A jihadist group behind a wave of spectacular attacks poses a serious threat to Egypt's stability as political turmoil triggered by the Islamist president's ouster rocks the country, analysts say.
In less than a fortnight,...
02 Feb 2014
In the last couple months preceding the referendum, countless Egyptian media outlets began a widespread campaign to push viewers to vote for the 2013 Constitution, while political dissidents were seemingly swept under the rug, raising...
28 Jan 2014
Egypt's top military council called on the newly-appointed Field Marshal Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to run for president, the state news agency said on Monday after convening to discuss his candidacy.
22 Jan 2014
Two Egyptian Christians who converted to Islam alledge they were taken advantage by the Egyptian Islamic Labor Party of in order to further the pro-Muslim Brotherhood political cause.
After converting to Islam, Ahmed Mohammed Ahmed...