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September 9, 2013

Karim Abdel Aziz determined to be in a big drama (Image: Facebook)
08:42 GMT

He might’ve been a big hit in Ramadans past, but this year Egyptian actor Karim Abdel Aziz’s Holy month fame was limited to just a major ad campaign. The determined star is hoping the early bird gets the worm as he’s already setting his sights on a leading role for next year.

“Ladder to Damascus” tells the story of Ghalia (Najla El Wa’za) (Image: Facebook)
08:16 GMT

The latest feature of Syrian filmmaker Mohamad Malas has made its debut at the Toronto International Film Festival, but it's no documentary or typical production arising from the Arab Spring.

Mohammed Abdu hasn't been doing too well in the music scene lately. (Image: Facebook)
07:49 GMT

When you hear the name Mohammed Abdu, you immediately think of classical Arabic music. But the star has taken a different route lately and is now admitting that it hasn't worked out too well for him.

Miss World 2013 is gonna be a more modest one! (Image: Facebook)
07:38 GMT

Hard line Muslims are having their way in the country of Indonesia where Islam is the predominant religion. The Miss World competition has been moved to the city of Bali, and bikinis are being switched out to sarongs.

Ragheb Alama will be beginning his US tour this week. (Image: Facebook)
07:28 GMT

Ragheb Alama is set to host his very own reality TV show. Filming will commence once he's back from his US tour.

September 8, 2013

The show will go one for Huriyah Farghali! (Image: Facebook)
11:23 GMT

While some think a filming hiatus in order per the political climate in Egypt, Huriyah Farghali believes her decision to resume her acting career is a necessary move to return normalcy to the unstable country.

Ali Al Hajar sings song against Islam (Image: Facebook)
11:06 GMT

Some say Ali Al Hajar's latest song “We Are One People and You Are Another” is inciting hatred in politically polarised Egypt.

Khaled Selim is Ahmed Al Sakka's biggest fan! (Image: Facebook)
10:54 GMT

Turns out Egyptian actor Khaled Selim is a huge fan of actor Ahmed Al Sakka. Well, according to his Instagram account, at least!

Najwa Karam still grieving her father's illness. (Image: Facebook)
09:58 GMT

Daddy's girl Najwa Karam has cancelled all her work projects and spent every free minute in her time by her dad's hospital bed.

Hiba Jamal faces Islamic head veil drama this week. (Image: Facebook)
09:40 GMT

Saudi journalist Hiba Jamal is facing harsh criticism after removing her Islamic head veil this week.

Donia Samir Ghanem keeps it casual in jeans for her album cover (Image: Facebook)
08:32 GMT

While most songstresses sass it up in a sultry evening gown for their album covers, Egyptian actress Donia Samir Ghanem has gone a different direction for her debut into the music world.

Tamer Hosny and Basma are still happily married. (Image: Facebook)
08:20 GMT

Has Tamer really split up with wife Basma? Sorry to disappoint you ladies; but he's still in love!

Hani Ramzi feeling victorious this week after winning lawsuit against Islamist TV channel. (Image: Facebook)
08:05 GMT

Justice was served this week when comedian actor Hani Ramzi shut down an Islamist TV station!

Creamfields concert was cancelled after all (Image: Facebook)
08:04 GMT

There's much to worry about for those living in Lebanon right now, but the Creamfields concert was set to be a ray of sunshine and hope in the midst of fear of violence. When the festival was cancelled last minute, it took with it a glimmer of hope for peace.

Madonna makes another bold statement.
05:00 GMT

Super celeb Madonna's Instagram post, "US stay out of Syria!" brings up thousands of likes and heated discussions on the potential U.S. strike against Syria.