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June 9, 2013

Syrian bombshell Suzan Najm al Din is the Arab version of Oprah in her new film.
08:11 GMT

While there is some influence from ace journalist Hala Sarhan and Oprah, Suzan Najm claims she has made her own character to make all women proud.

Ragheb Alama and Ahlam can be seen together on stage once more. (Photo from the show's Facebook page)
06:22 GMT

Long-running rival judges Ahlam and Ragheb Alama have put their behind past them and become friends again on the set of Arab Idol, Friday night, with Diana Haddad guest appearing.

An installment of Goerge Awde's "Windows" exhibition (Photo from
06:02 GMT

Lebanese artists George Awde and Stephanie Saadé wow guests "Another Time" around with a second dual exhibition at Karantina's Running Horse Contemporary Art Space.

Michael McIntyre had folks rolling in Dubai. (Photo courtesy of Michael McIntyre's Facebook page)
04:00 GMT

Word on Twitter is that folks were rolling in Dubai after the British comedian performed two sell-out gigs at Dubai World Trade Centre.

June 8, 2013

Yo bro! Tamer and former producer friends again. (File photo)
08:56 GMT

After a long break, Tamer Hosny and his producer Nasr Mahrous have renewed their vows and celebrate with a baby: new clip "Welcome to the Life".

Who could refuse a free trip to Australia's sunny beaches? Amr Diab might soon regret he did. (File photo)
08:12 GMT

An Australia-based concert agent lost millions of dollars as Egyptian singer Amr Diab never showed-up and he has now decided to bring the matter before an Egyptian Court.

June 7, 2013

Amr Diab has got to be one proud daddy!
11:41 GMT

The 12 year old daughter of Amr Diab has started her own music channel on YouTube, where she will be sharing videos of her singing in English with the world.

June 6, 2013

Kinda Alloush at a press conference
12:00 GMT

Syrian actress Kinda Alloush is in full support of the revolution against President Bashar al-Assad, and she's not afraid to show it.

Tom Young's "Carousel" exhibition on display at Gemmayzeh’s Villa Paradiso (Photo from The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
11:03 GMT

With a grand opening slated for the fall, folks can get a little taste of paradise early with Tom Young's "Carousel" on display at the quaint and new art center "Villa Paradiso" in Gemmayzeh.

Carmen Suleiman knows Arab Idol success and passes on the Egyptian love to Ahmad Jamal.
10:36 GMT

It's the final stretch, and Arab Idol season finalist Ahmad Jamal has got at least one cheerleader! The winner of Arab Idol's first season, Carmen Suleiman, is tweeting her support of the fellow Egyptian contestant most in the danger zone.

Is he gonna laugh at you this time, or make you a star? Ahmed Helmy's Arabs Got Talent's new judge.
09:58 GMT

Watch out, Arabia, Ahmed Helmy is gonna be checkin’ out your mad skillz on ‘Arabs Got Talent’. Say goodbye to Saudi comedian Naser Al Qasabi ‘cause Ahmed is comin’ to town and joining the judging committee for the talent's show's third season.

Don't sweat, Dubai, Jean-Claude Van Damme is here to save the day!
06:48 GMT

Action hero Jean-Claude Van Damme has spent his career bashing bad guys - and now the ‘Muscles from Brussels’ is preparing to beat up brazen bankers in Dubai.

Amr Hosny's art is psychedelic! (Photo from AmrHonsy Facebook page)
04:00 GMT

Amr Hosny's bizarre creations introduce the concept of psychedelic art to the Egyptian cultural scene. Too bad they're not for sale!

June 5, 2013

Ola Ghanem and Mustafa Shabaan are being called out for debasing Ramadan.
15:03 GMT

Based on commercials alone, one Egyptian professor has declared 'haraam' Shabaan and Ghanem's upcoming drama.

It's an all star trio! (photo from press release)
12:00 GMT

It’s an all star trio performance set to liven up the post-race night on October 31st at Yas Island’s du Arena.