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July 30, 2013

Syrian rapper Murder Eyez. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

In the Middle East and North Africa, rap is an accessible and well-established platform for political protest and artistic expression.

July 29, 2013

Elaine Khalaf with her hubby Calro Aroub in Cyprus. (Image: Facebook)
11:40 GMT

Lebanese singer Elaine Khalaf has finally walked down the isle in the beautiful city of Ayia Napa.

Popcorn is first to be selected by the Bulgarian MENAR Film Festival. (Image: Facebook)
10:03 GMT

Bulgarians will be promoting Arab films through their MENAR (Middle East and North Africa Region) Film Festival in January. Omani film Popcorn was first on the list!

Crazy Daley is on the go too! (Image: Facebook)
09:42 GMT

Just 48 hours after the UK 'Big Brother' star Daley Ojuederie was forced to leave the show for his aggressive behavior towards Hazel O'Sullivan, his girlfriend took a flight to Dubai!

Don't be silly, Haifa Wehbe is alive and well (Image: Facebook)
09:15 GMT

Whew, we were worried there for a sec but should've known better! Lebanon's divine diva did NOT kill herself, y'all!

Azeri maqami musician Alim Qasimov will perform at Carthage Festival. (Image: Facebook)
09:02 GMT

The 49th International Festival of Carthage in Tunis promises to be a special one this year, as an Iranian band will be playing, joined by Azeri maqami musician Alim Qasimov.

Karl Wolf wishes for an Über glamorous lifestyle one day. (Image: Facebook)
08:56 GMT

Karl Wolf has chosen Dubai for his latest music vid "Yallah Habibi." But is all the bling bling a tad too cheesy for our Lebanese star?

Harpist Shelley Frost opened up the coolest place to chill in Dubai. (Image: thefridgedubai)
08:38 GMT

Bored, hot, looking for someone to recognize your talent? Head on over to UAE's 'The Fridge': It's the cool thing to do, and owner Shelley Frost just might give you the lowdown on where to get your Ramadan music fix.

Satellites will soon be receiving a little somethin' just for the ladies (Image: shutterstock/kangshutters)
08:05 GMT

A new Saudi satellite channel has been launched specifically for those with the XX chromosome. No Y's allowed!

Will Sherine's voice sound good in a Lebanese accent? (Image: Facebook)
07:28 GMT

We know her as Egyptian singer Sherine Abdel Wahab. But now, she's giving the whole Lebanese-style thing a try. What will that be like?

Hani Salama is just one of the stars headlining this Ramadan's Egyptian soap lineup.
06:21 GMT

Times they are a changing, and the Egyptian lineup of shows is a great indicator of just that!

July 28, 2013

Karim Abdelaziz accused of insulting a female model. (Image: Facebook)
14:09 GMT

Egyptian actor Karim Abdelaziz has landed himself in hot fire, after being accused of insulting women by the Egyptian Women's Union.

Hind Sabri urges Tunisians to be aware of their country's political instability. (Image: Facebook)
13:15 GMT

Tunisia's political instability is keeping Tunisian actress Hind Sabri up at night. She now calls on her people to wake up and smell the coffee!

Layla Ghofran spends Ramadan in Paris due to work commitments. (Image: Facebook)
12:24 GMT

Every Ramadan you'd find singer Layla Ghofran in her her native Morocco. But this year, the busy star had to jet off to Paris instead!

Ramay Ayach and Dina Hayek are ready to rock Morocco next month!
11:35 GMT

Dina Hayek and Ramy Ayach will make musical madness at the "Jewel of Life" festival in Morocco August 15-17th.