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March 19, 2013

The Italian opera star is performing in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
10:07 GMT

Classical star, Andrea Bocelli, tells all ahead of his Abu Dhabi performance on Friday.

Lamita Franjieh
10:01 GMT

The saucy Lebanese model-turned-actress says despite the constant proposals she wants to get to know someone very well before considering it.

Mai Ezz Eldin
09:20 GMT

Despite all the drama between the Syrian actress and her country's politics, young Mai won't be put off.

Rumors that Arab Idol contestant, Raghad Al Jaber, committed suicide after a flopped audition on the hit show are completely untrue, according to MBC.
08:49 GMT

Rumors that Iraqi Arab Idol contestant, Raghad Al Jaber, committed suicide after a flopped audition on the hit show are completely untrue, according to MBC.

Ahmed Nazmi released his first solo album Ethbat Hala (Stating a Condition) on Sunday 17 March at the Cairo Jazz Club.
07:14 GMT

Egypt's jazz fans are getting down to the funky grooves of Ahmed Nazmi's first solo album.

Former Baywatch beauty Carmen Electra's had to reschedule a date with Dubai – after she missed her flight from the US.
05:37 GMT

Former Baywatch beauty Carmen Electra's had to reschedule a date with Dubai – after she missed her flight from the US.

March 18, 2013

After Raghad's disastrous audition went live she was reportedly faced with an onslaught of sarcastic comments on social networking sites.
12:02 GMT

Fans of popular TV talent competition, Arab Idol II, are in shock following rumors that one of the show's contestants, Raghad Al Jaber, has committed suicide.

Florence + The Machine are Dubai-bound this May.
11:12 GMT

The soulful red head is set to play at the next installment of Dubai's Sandance festival.

One of the exhibited images by G. Lekegian. (Photo courtesy of the American University in Cairo)
10:54 GMT

The American University in Cairo has launched an exhibition of photos by famous photographers including Walter Chappell, a photographer who built his career entirely on black and white photos.

UK comedian and TV star Michael McIntyre is bringing his brand of comedy to the UAE this June.
10:41 GMT

UK comedian and TV star Michael McIntyre is bringing his brand of comedy to the UAE.

GFF gives film fans another chance to watch the first film by a female Saudi filmmaker, Wadjda by Haifaa Al Mansour, which won the Muhr Arab Feature: Best Film and Best Actress Award at DIFF.
09:28 GMT

Event organizers have finally announced the 160 movies set to take part in next month's Gulf Film Festival.

Jay Wud is opening for Guns 'N Roses in their Abu Dhabi show. (Photo: Czarro Ann)
08:43 GMT

Local rock musician, Jay Wud, will open for the legendary band when they perform in Abu Dhabi next week

Harry Styles is set to star as Romeo in a new movie to be shot in the UAE.
07:28 GMT

The One Direction hottie is heading to the UAE to star in Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'.

British singer, Paloma Faith, is heading to Dubai next month.
05:25 GMT

Funky English singer and actress Paloma Faith will join Bruno Mars on stage as special guest when he makes his UAE debut on April 12 at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre.

March 17, 2013

This Libyan contestant on Arab Idol 2 made more of an impact with his outfit than his voice.
10:02 GMT

Arab Idol continues to stretch out its arms to as many Arab countries as possible, with the second episode featuring hopefuls from Libya to Iraq.