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February 27, 2013

He's back: Taboo's ready to give Dubai's VIPs a show to remember this Friday
07:07 GMT

The two DJs are ready to rock Dubai this March.

Abdel Moneim Kamel (1949-2013)
07:03 GMT

Abdel-Moneim Kamel, chairman of Cairo Opera House from 2004 until 2012, died of heart attack in Alexandria on Tuesday.

The couple shot down rumors of an upcoming wedding by revealing they are already married!
05:42 GMT

In a joint statement to US show 'Entertainment Tonight', Janet and her other-half shot down rumors of an extravagant wedding, saying they're already married!

February 26, 2013

Mohammed Ramadan denies hurting any lion in the making of his film. (image courtesy of zimbio)
12:42 GMT

Egyptian actor Mohammad Ramadan denied allegations made against him by Animal Rights activists. They are upset by his film which they accuse of featuring numerous animal rights violations.

Muna Zaki is taking the next step to controversy and possibly greater fame as a pole dancer.
12:14 GMT

Egyptian actress Muna Zaki takes role as a dancer in a nightclub in the new television drama “Dunia Asia” that is scheduled to air during the Ramadan season of 2013.

Haifa and Ahmad announced their split back in November, after four years of marriage.
11:18 GMT

Haifa Wehbe might be the stuff of dreams for men across the Middle East but it seems the Lebanese hotty is easily forgotten.

Myriam covered up for a visit to Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Mosque (Photo: Facebook)
10:20 GMT

Myriam Fares is usually strutting around in next to nothing but recently the Lebanese sexpot showed a rare display of modesty when she covered up for a trip to Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Mosque.

Amir Ramses director of the movie 'Jews of Egypt'
10:07 GMT

An interview with Egyptian filmmaker, Amir Ramses, who spent three years researching and shooting a documentary that presents a valuable insight into the nostalgia that haunts the exiled Jewish community.

Michael W. Smith
09:58 GMT

When it comes to soul-stirring gospel music with rock star flare, no one does it quite like Michael W. Smith. And this Friday the superstar performer will be wowing crowds in Abu Dhabi.

Left: Michelle Obama announcing the best picture winner at the Oscars. Right: The same image, as it appeared on an Iranian state news agency. (CBS News/Fars)
09:15 GMT

An Iranian news agency digitally altered an image of US First Lady Michelle Obama announcing the Oscar in a bid to make her look more modest.

Kinda Hanna is rumored to have married Syrian director, Naji Tu'mi, in a secret ceremony
08:57 GMT

At the beginning of the year Kinda Hanna kept her engagement a secret. Now the pesky star is at it again with a quiet wedding that was strictly invite only!

He might not have won but Fawad Mohammadi's family were still proud as punch of his Oscar nod
07:33 GMT

Relatives of the young Afghan star of "Buzkashi Boys" expressed more pride than disappointment upon learning on Monday that the Oscar-nominated movie didn't win.

Shaila Sabt is the first Arab Gulf woman to be nominated for Miss Universe. (Photo courtesy of Elaph)
05:28 GMT

A Bahraini model has been nominated for Miss Universe 2013, becoming the first Arab Gulf women to take part in the largest beauty pageant in the world.

February 25, 2013

One of Syria’s comedic legends Yasin Bakoush was killed Sunday night after being targeted inside his car in the Damascus neighborhood of Al Asali.
10:24 GMT

One of Syria’s comedic legends Yasin Bakoush was killed Sunday night after being targeted inside his car in the Damascus neighborhood of Al Asali.

Cairo Opera House celebrates Ammar El-Sherei on Wednesday with a concert and documentary film on his life.
09:53 GMT

The late Egyptian musician has a night in his honor at the Cairo Opera House.