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June 2, 2013

Majida makes a splash.
09:55 GMT

Majida Al Roumi makes it into the all-star lineup of Morocco's Timitar Festival at the end of June.

Ghada Ragab gets noted by Ambassador.
09:32 GMT

Ghada Ragab has love of country to Egypt, as well its relationship to Turkey. She's used her vocal talents to spread the feeling to fans, for which the Turkish Ambassador to Egypt has taken notice.

Cheb Khaled lights up the stage Friday night on Arab Idol
08:25 GMT

Guest stars light up the Arab Idol stage. Ahlam gets mad again (surprise, surprise), and Abdel Karim Hamdan gets nixed this weekend on the hit talent show.

The show must go on at the Cairo Opera House
04:00 GMT

Protests continue by musicians and staff angry at recent sackings of arts officials, but the Cairo Opera House will open its doors once more for performances.

June 1, 2013

Sherine's new album is sure to be a treat for fans!
09:00 GMT

Egyptian singer Sherine's new collaboration with Nojoom records will see her new album released by Eid El Fitr, as she says she is working to perfect every last detail.

Bosom pals Nancy and Elissa together earlier this year. Image courtesy of
08:47 GMT

Lebanon's biggest talents converged on the Palm Beach Hotel in Beirut, as the hotly anticipated Beirut Holiday Festival was launched

May 31, 2013

Sarah El-Gohary
06:00 GMT

Independent musician Sarah El-Gohary explains the inspiration for her songwriting.

He holds no grudges....Mohammad Hamaki during the press conference.
06:00 GMT

Egyptian singer Mohammad Hamaki hosted an intimate press conference for the Egyptian media earlier this week, showing that he has no grudges against journalists.

Fierce! Myriam Fares talks openly to MTV
06:00 GMT

Lebanese singer held a candid interview with MTV, where she spoke on her image as a conceited wild child, her love of history and her love life.

May 30, 2013

Majed Al Mohandes dreams of helping aspiring artists
11:56 GMT

Beloved Iraqi singer Majed Al Mohandes tours his way around the region's talent shows. This weekend's stop is a guest performance on Arab Idol 2.

Lebanese model-turned-actress Lamita Franjieh is frazzled and needs a break.
09:43 GMT

Filming is done for Lebanese artist Lamita Franjieh and now she's going to the United Kingdom for a little R and R.

Tattah poster
09:27 GMT

We're laughing at 'Tattah' not with 'Tattah', a lackluster comedy film that offers no creativity, starring Mohamed Saad.

Errybody gettin' crunk with Toot Ard at the Dum Tak Festival (photo by Salem Husseini)
08:52 GMT

Times they are a changin' in Jordan. "Music and concerts are more accepted today," says a Dum Tak operations manager from Art Medium. That's why about a thousand a day are enjoying the open air musical experience just outside of Amman this week.

Hani Adel and Dorra are separate, not together.
08:23 GMT

Ignore the rumors 'cause Dorra’s single, Folks. The Tunisian actress wishes fans and media would stick to the facts and not spread false rumors like a love relationship between her and co-star Hani Adel.

The dress by the UAE based designer as it features in The Mrs Carter Show book
07:37 GMT

Beyonce chooses a Mashrabiya-inspired dress by a Dubai-based designer to wear in her new book "Mrs. Carter Show World Tour".