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July 18, 2013

Haifa still hurtin' for Ahmad....
07:27 GMT

Tough girl on the outside, sensitive on the inside, Haifa Wehbe's surprisingly still sad about the break up with her former spouse, Ahmad Abu Hashima.

Get yo' Bala Feesh on every month at the 'Kharabeesh Living Room'
05:43 GMT

The 'Kharabeesh Living Room' is a crash pad every month for a live music series 'Bala Feesh' (unplugged) in Amman. Last Saturday's installment included jive groups with an Arabic-English mix.

Sahar Taha performs with a band at the Iraqi cultural center in Verdun, Friday, July 12, 2013. (Image: The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
05:00 GMT

Iraqi Sahar Taha went from being an aspiring child singer into being in a seven-woman band. They set the Lebanese stage on fire with songs of love and sorrow.

July 17, 2013

Dolly Shaheen the modern woman!
14:18 GMT

Check out the new face (or faces) of contact lenses, Dolly Shaheen. The successful celeb will soon be sporting 30 different modern woman looks for a new ad campaign.

These three will soon be a trio!
12:00 GMT

Opera is not usually associated with the Arab world, but this time, Egypt is surprising us all. Three of our favorite stars will soon be busting out the high notes. Let's hope they're good!

This could soon be you in the lineup! Do u have what it takes?
09:56 GMT

Anybody that makes it into The Cairo Opera Orchestra has reached the height of their orchestral career, and now the chance is yours with the announcement of openings for new professional musicians with auditions taking place early September!

Ahmed Bedair blows minds with a new play on his birthday.
09:39 GMT

The Jordanian Arts scene is doing so well that Egyptian Ahmad Bedeir chose his new daring play to screen in Jordan!

Is 'Ramadan Marwa' for real? Songstress sings new religious prayer.
08:50 GMT

Looks like ‘Ramadan Marwa’ is becoming a real thing. Last year she went family friendly film star for the holy month, and this year she’s recorded a religious prayer.

Mai Kassab is back with a bang!
08:41 GMT

It's been a long six years but our fave young star Mai Kassab is back with a new album.

Amelle Berrabah (L) sportin' her outfit that was not sunlight proof! (Image: Twitter)
08:21 GMT

No one would ever confuse her with being Amish, but we think the Arab background songstress might have revealed a little more than even she would want at Hyde Park.

All smiles: Amr Diab happy with 1 mill followers. (Image: Facebook)
08:02 GMT

Twitter: The place to measure just how popular one is. Amr Diab is certainly breaking a record of the popularity test on the social network!

Sweet actress Ward Al Khal. (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

Actress Ward Al Khal may look provocative, but she's really conservative at heart.

Assi Helani feeling merciful this Ramadan. (Image:Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Most people just fast in Ramadan, singer Assi Helani fasts and records special songs dedicated to the Holy month.

July 16, 2013

Coming soon: Fast & Furious 7. (Image: Facebook)
15:03 GMT

'Fast & Furious' fans, get ready 'cause the seventh film's movie auditions are coming to Dubai!

Getting defensive: Amr Waked walks out of Tony Khalife's show. (Image: Facebook)
13:00 GMT

Politics can make us flip out, but more so for politically-involved actor Amr Waked than others, as witnessed on his recent guest appearance on the TV show “Asfeen Ya Rayes” (Sorry, Mr. President).