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June 12, 2013

Spraying away the Egyptian harassment
09:51 GMT

A Palestinian film maker says women need more legal protection as her documentary 'I Saw Harassment' received an award at the 16th Ismailia Film Festival last week.

Five young artists from Morocco to India have been named the winners of the sixth annual Abraaj Group Art Prize.
09:50 GMT

A group of five creatives from MENASA (the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia) have received $100,000 to fulfill their artistic projects, based on proposals submitted to the Abraaj Group.

Ayten Amer is A-ok!
08:24 GMT

News travels fast, and the car accident of one of Egypt's favorite starlets quickly caused alarm.

Storm Band poster (Photo from the band's Facebook page)
07:57 GMT

El-Genaina Theatre in Al-Azhar Park starts summer off right with Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy’s summer program.

Osama El Sayed says farewell to his popular Dubai TV cooking show, Ma’a Osama Atyab
05:00 GMT

Top chef turned TV celebrity Osama El Sayed shares an emotional farewell with viewers on his popular cooking show.

June 11, 2013

Pascale's dreams are coming true. The pop princess is on top of the world.
13:00 GMT

With more than a million views on YouTube in less than three weeks, Lebanese pop princess Pascale Machalaani’s “Girls Dreams” is a major hit!

The band is ready to release their new album!
11:00 GMT

One of the region's most promising ensembles has big things in store with a new album "What's Wrong with Beirut?" that's ready for release during their exciting slot in the Beirut Holidays concert series.

Tamer tones down with new film on hold.
10:14 GMT

It's not all rainbows and gumdrops anymore for Tamer Hosny's career. Everything has been looking up for the superstar until the writer for his new film peaced out from the project.

Jenny Asper returns as 'Media' with the rest of the girls.
09:43 GMT

Syrian actress Jenny Asper returns after taking time off to give birth and has begun filming for the fifth sequel of the popular television drama "Sabaya" (The Girls).

100LIVE 2013 was rockin'! (Photo courtesy of 100 LIVE 2013 Facebook page)
08:40 GMT

The electronic music festival hosted by 100COPIES was a smashing success. Groups like Cellar Door, Zuli, El Madfa3geya and others from abroad brought the party to Egypt last weekend.

Ahlam has a stage presence already. Why not become a preacher?
08:09 GMT

Tweets between controversial Saudi cleric Mohammad Al Arifi and super celebrity Ahlam ignite intense debate across Gulf countries. Is Ahlam about to have a major career change?

Egoz is ready to rock on Sunday
04:00 GMT

Egypt's underground rock band, Egoz, is beginning the launch of their tour, ‘Songs From The Temple,’ and debut album at home base at the El-Sawy Culturewheel on Sunday, 16 June.

June 10, 2013

The museum will let fans reminisce about Fairuz's earlier music career.
11:02 GMT

The Beirut home of legendary singer Fairuz is now scheduled to be restored and turned into a museum, commemorating the life of the songstress.

It was down to the bottom three: Salma and Perwaz nervous and sad (photo from the show's Facebook page)
10:23 GMT

It was a sad Saturday night to be Salma Rachid or Perwaz Hussein. The two gals made it so close and yet so far from the end of the competition and were eliminated from the weekend's show, while Ragheb Alama gets a big a surprise.

Elwi and other artists will not let their Minster of Culture destroy their culture.
10:08 GMT

A number of artists and intellectuals continue to occupy the culture ministry headquarters in Zamalek, Cairo, insisting mostly on the removal of Culture Minister Alaa Abdel-Aziz.