The genre of horror has not been much explored by filmmakers in the Middle East and North Africa to date, nor achieved mainstream success.
As celebrities made their way through the red carpet of the closing ceremony, we selected ten statement looks.
The third edition of the El Gouna Film Festival wrapped up its nine-day run on Friday with more than 80 films screened throughout the week.
Give Up The Ghost (2019) by Jordanian filmmaker Zain Duraie won Best Arab Short Film at the third edition of the El Gouna Film Festival. The film tells the story of a couple who is unable to have children and struggle due to external pressures.
Documentaries are not just about showing life's harsh realities, Mai Masri, a Palestinian filmmaker who has directed more than eight films focusing on the struggles of her home country and Lebanon over a span of more than 30 years.
Getting people to actually see your film, is one of the most difficult and constant challenges independent filmmakers face once they have created their work. Distribution specialists gathered on Tuesday to discuss the topic at the El Gouna Film Festival.
After nearly 20 years in the making, Egypt’s first animated feature movie hit the big screen on Monday at the third edition of the El Gouna International Film Festival in Egypt.
Humanitarians and Arab filmmakers gathered during the 3rd edition of El Gouna Film Festival in Egypt to discuss the cinema industry’s role in refugee crises across the globe.
Small but rare protests in Egypt after online call for dissent
The third edition of the El Gouna Film Festival has opened its curtains in Egypt. More than 200 movie stars and filmmakers made an appearance on the red carpet opening night.
An Egyptian masseur applies the ancient Pharaonic technique, known as the "fiery towel" by starting with a standard massage to stimulate blood circulation and alleviate some of the pain in affected areas. Then comes the heat...
Sixteen years ago, Egyptian adventurer Omar Samra turned his back on a successful career in finance to pursue his love of the great outdoors.
British Airways cancels all flights to Egyptian capital after the UK Foreign Office updates its travel guidance to warn of threat to aviation
Egypt is the only nation in North Africa which is home to a domestic American football league.
Members of Egypt's minority Christian community say they face discrimination when it comes to football
The Muslim Brotherhood accused Egypt of "assassinating" Morsi through years of poor prison conditions and called for worldwide protests.
A group of high school students in Egypt can’t take their exams because the system introduced by the Education Minister has failed them. [...] The students, aged 15 to 16 years old, decided to take to the streets to peacefully protest the situation, but they were in turn violently arrested.
Hundreds of Egyptians gather at an annual Ramadan in a Cairo neighborhood, forming a 50-metre long table filled with Ramadan delights.
With the help of Indonesian students studying in Egypt, over 1,200 women and children are learning the sport in Cairo which they hope will help them fight ongoing street harassment.
The blast set off near the museum close to the Giza Pyramids. Security sources told Reuters that most of the injured were foreign tourists.
A group of Muslims and Christians have come together in Egypt to give their time to help the needy of society.
An ancient tomb dating back 4,500 years has been discovered in Egypt, announced the ministry of antiquities.
Nearly 90% of Egyptian voters have backed constitutional changes that could see President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stay in power until 2030.
Egypt's parliament have approved amendments to the constitution that could keep President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in power until 2030. The reform must still be endorsed in a referendum which, if approved, would lengthen the country's presidential terms to six years including Sisi's current term.
Egyptologist Zahi Hawass and an Egyptian team opened three sealed sarcophagi from the 26th Dynasty.
One contained the well-preserved mummy of a powerful priest, wrapped in linen and decorated with a golden figure depicting Isis, an ancient Egyptian goddess.
Child jockeys have already been banned in several Gulf countries due to risk of injury and exploitation. The remote-controlled competitors raced against the children in a trial run – which they lost.