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April 17, 2013

Rami Boraie is gearing up to wow the judges. (Photo: kitkatcomedybreak.com)
14:14 GMT

Egyptian comedian, Rami Boraie, is hoping to be named the 'Funniest Arab' in the KitKat Comedy Break competition.

Mohammed Abdo crown Jordan's Ayman Abdullah as the "Prince of Composers"
13:57 GMT

The revered Saudi singer, Mohammad Abdo, bestowed Jordanian composer Ayman Abdullah as the "Prince of Composers" at a recent cultural event.

Ola Ghanem still to play in 'The Last Mood'
13:13 GMT

The last thing Ola Ghanem is in the mood for is another false rumor that she’s resigning from anything. The Egyptian actress’ manager puts an end to gossip that Ola has quit her role in 'Mazaj Al Akheer‘ (The Last Mood)

Moroccans go cray-cray over Majed Al Mohandes
12:11 GMT

Iraq's beloved Majed Al Mohandes made it big in Morocco last weekend with a celebrity crowd that welcomed him so well that organizers asked him back for another round later this summer.

Abdel Kareem Hamdan, from Aleppo, made his first live appearance Saturday on Arab Idol, where he sang a heartfelt song. (Al Arabiya)
10:33 GMT

The performance of a Syrian contestant on one of the most-watched entertainment shows in the Mideast has generated political arguments and threats against him but the wannabe star says he was singing only for Syria.

Abdel-Moneim Kamel watches a dancer, during one of the rehearsals of the Cairo Opera Ballet Company at the Cairo Opera House (photo: Sherif Sonbol)
09:59 GMT

On Sunday 21 April, a number of the Cairo Opera House's artistic companies, conductors and soloists will join a large memorial concert dedicated to Abdel Moneim-Kamel.

Legendary producer, Tim Smythe, died on Monday. (Photo: Arshad Ali / Tabloid / Gulf News)
08:27 GMT

Dubai-based producer Tim Smythe who lured Hollywood films such as ‘Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol’, ‘Syriana’ and ‘The Kingdom’ into the UAE, died on Monday evening of an unspecified illness.

He’s already booked in for a two-gig slot at Dubai’s The Sevens stadium - but Justin Bieber could about to drop big bucks on a plush pad in the emirate.
06:37 GMT

He’s already booked in for a two-gig slot at Dubai’s The Sevens stadium - but Justin Bieber could about to splash out on a plush pad in the emirate.

April 16, 2013

Lebanese babe, Maya Diab, is turning up the heat with steamy photos and an even sexier music video.
14:20 GMT

Lebanese babe, Maya Diab, is turning up the heat with steamy photos and an even sexier music video.

The Awela Balady Ensemble will perform a special concert dedicated to legendary Egyptian musician Sheikh Imam on Tuesday, 16 April, at the Cairo Opera House's open-air theatre. (Photo: Wasla FM)
13:13 GMT

The Awela Balady Ensemble will perform a special concert dedicated to legendary Egyptian musician Sheikh Imam on Tuesday, 16 April, at the Cairo Opera House's open-air theatre.

Adel Imam and Hind Sabri may smile on stage, but they know paying your taxes isn't funny
11:53 GMT

Movie stars Adel Imam and Hind Sabri lead fellow actors down the right path of prompt tax payments, even if it cost them 20 percent of their fat paychecks.

Fadel Shaker's facebook video goes viral
11:31 GMT

The Lebanese has-been singer demonstrates his new religious focus on a video gone viral doing the call for prayer.

Egyptian rock funk band 'Massar Egbari' released their first album
11:02 GMT

With a fan base 10 years in the running, Alexandrian musicians Massar Egbari release their first album 'Ekra'a El-Khabar' (Read the News) this week.

Najwa Sultan prepares for another concert tour
10:44 GMT

Lebanese singer Najwa Sultan is ready to rock the region this summer with several performances. She's making sure we all know she's coming by appearing on shows from Beirut to Dubai.

Poor Justin Bieber isn't feeling the love in Europe. Will Dubai do him any better?
08:15 GMT

Justin Bieber has had it rough in Europe. His drama carries into Amsterdam with major backlash for a guestbook entry he made at the Anne Frank House museum.