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May 12, 2013

He's baaack! Wael Kfouri returns to the X Factor after all
09:48 GMT

We knew it, we just knew it. Wael Kfouri is not leaving fans high and dry mid-season of the hit talent show, the X Factor, after all. The Lebanese superstar returned to show his face again on the latest episode.

Nawal Al Zoghbi is ready to release a new single on Arab Idol this week
09:27 GMT

Get excited, Gulfis, Nawal Al Zoghbi has an entire album coming your way. The Lebanese songstress will be introducing a single from the set on this week’s Arab Idol.

Yemeni Theater Week
07:51 GMT

It's been too long since Yemen has had a taste of theatrical culture, but the Yemeni Theater Week started a change in the right direction for the film-deprived country.

A solo multimedia show by Egyptian artist Doa Aly, inspired by Ovid's famous poem 'Metamorphoses,' is set to open on Tuesday at Cairo's Townhouse Gallery.
06:44 GMT

A solo multimedia show by Egyptian artist Doa Aly, inspired by Ovid's famous poem 'Metamorphoses,' is set to open on Tuesday at Cairo's Townhouse Gallery.

May 11, 2013

Jannat's new album cover and the photoshop work done to make her more modest. Image courtesy of Jannat's facebook page.
08:01 GMT

Rotana records this week ruffled some feathers by covering up the exposed shoulders and chest of Moroccan star Jannat on the front of her new album.

May 10, 2013

Hatem Fahmi has been a naughty boy...image from his Facebook page.
13:25 GMT

Egyptian singer Hatem Fahmi has been taken into police custody over fraud allegations.

May 9, 2013

On Saturday 11 May, Cairo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marko Ivanovic will be joined by soloists Ines Abdel Dayem on flute and Mohamed Hamdy on clarinet.
14:10 GMT

On Saturday 11 May, Cairo Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marko Ivanovic will be joined by soloists Ines Abdel Dayem on flute and Mohamed Hamdy on clarinet.

Madonna shares the wealth
11:35 GMT

Madonna says she wants "to make many girls smile like Malala all around the world" by donating $7.2 million from the sale of art piece.

Menna Shalabi is gonna be ockay
11:27 GMT

If only it were just an act that International actress Menna Shalabi who suffered food poisoning after a day on the set of "Friendly Fires".

Mohammad Ramadan released.
10:28 GMT

Young actor Mohammad Ramadan was released after spending a couple days in the slammer for carrying firearms and an electric shocker in his car, which he claims was actually planted by the police!

Elissa and Nancy Ajram know how to bring it with fashion.
07:46 GMT

Who knew that short-shorts could look so classy? In a feat that only fashionistas Nancy Ajram and Elissa could pull off, the two superstars changed up their style on set of the talent shows that they judge.

From Dubai to Hollywood, residents hope to find fame.
07:36 GMT

A crowd-funded short film being shot in Dubai will give UAE actors the chance to get their names under the Hollywood spotlight, and help develop the next generation of aspiring filmmakers.

Apparently, Justin Bieber was not the only high-profile celebrity in the UAE recently - popular skateboarder par extraordinaire Tony Hawk was in town too. (Photo: Twitter / John M. Chu)
06:16 GMT

Apparently, Justin Bieber was not the only high-profile celebrity in the UAE recently - popular skateboarder par extraordinaire Tony Hawk was in town too.

May 8, 2013

Look into the eyes and career of Majed Al Mohandes
13:00 GMT

Majed Al Mohandes has got it going on with a Rotana Records renewal and now a guest star appearance on the hit talent show X Factor Arabia where he will release a new single "Mallak Ya Khilli".

Ghada Abdel Raziq showstopper
12:48 GMT

No more rumors, let's get down to business. Scandalous actress Ghada Abdul Riziq assures that nothing is standing in the way of her portraying a challenging character this Ramadan in "Hikayet Hayat".