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August 10, 2013

Carole Samaha injured her back during musical rehearsals. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Singer Carole Samaha was looking forward to nothing more than starring in her very own musical. But, the star's recent back injury could affect the show's release date.

August 9, 2013

Ghalia Ben Ali performing at Hayy festival at El-Genaina theater. (Image: Bassam Al-Zoghby)
05:00 GMT

Female voices from the Arab region resounded through El Genaina Theatre's sold-out crowds during 2013 Hayy festival, despite major political problems in Egypt that halted many culture activities.

August 8, 2013

Mohammad Assaf is given the OK to move to the West Bank. (Image: Facebook)
05:30 GMT

Israel has authorized Arab Idol winner Mohammad Assaf to move to the West Bank as a "humanitarian gesture."

Screenshots from some of the movies to come to theaters this Eid El Fitr. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Egyptian producers fear debuting films set for Eid El-Fitr, fearing a low turnout in the middle of the current political impasse the country is facing.

August 7, 2013

Mokhallad Rasem brings 'Romeo and Juliet' to life in Salzburg this weekend. (Image: Facebook)
12:27 GMT

Baghdad born theater maker Mokhallad Rasem is making the big time with a debut performance of 'Romeo and Juliet' at the Salzburg Festival this weekend.

Families gather to watch Ramadan TV together. (Image: ShutterStock)
10:47 GMT

This year, Ramadan TV viewings soared in MENA with strong preference for series and HD content.

A screenshot from the music video Exodus: The Syrian Refugee Crisis. (Image: YouTube)
10:17 GMT

Music is the universal language of the world. Now, a Syrian guitarist and an English singer are working on raising awareness of the Syrian refugee crisis through music.

Amr Diab is smiling. Will we be smiling this weekend too?
09:54 GMT's been announced that Amr Diab's awaited new album will show up this weekend just in time for Eid El Fitr, but no promo campaign has been made. Will he release, or won't he release: that is OUR question!

Ramy Ayach is busy holding concerts all over the world this summer. (Image: Facebook)
09:39 GMT

Singer Ramy Ayach has no time for resting; he's busy traveling the world to give his fans what they love most: A series of grand summer concerts!

Someone decided to hack into Basma's FB account while she was busy giving birth. (Image: Facebook)
08:51 GMT

Some people just have no morals! Actress Basma's Facebook account was hacked while she was away, busy giving birth! WOW!

Maram is third time pregnant and hoping for a boy. (Image: Facebook)
08:39 GMT

Kuwaiti actress Maram is third time pregnant and hoping that she's preggers with a cute baby boy!

Egyptian diva Zeina is zooming to the U.S.
08:28 GMT

In the home of Hollywood, the United States has acting lessons that every thespian would benefit from taking. Egyptian actress Zeina is taking full advantage of her summer break to head on over for further training.

Michael Ansara as Star Trek's original Klingon. (Image:
05:00 GMT

He was famously known as Star Trek's original Klingon, but actor Michael Ansara has sadly passed away aged 91.

August 6, 2013

Eric Bana, Olivia Munn, and Édgar Ramírez are Abu Dhabi bound as they star in 'Beware the Night'
12:55 GMT

Abu Dhabi has been selected as the shooting locale for the opening scenes of the Hollywood film 'Beware the Night'!

Najwa Karam is feeling the pressure as her dad's ill in hospital. (Image: Facebook)
11:19 GMT

Lebanese singer Najwa Karam has been away from fans and by her dad's side recently. Let's hope all's well with the two!