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April 1, 2013

Buquat Dou’a returns to our screens
09:49 GMT

After rumors of cancellation filled celeb gossip wires, an announcement from Boqa'at Dou'a (Spotlight)'s producers brings news that the show will resume filming into Season 10.

Fatima Abdel Rehim is alive to act another day after brush with death
09:23 GMT

A Bahraini actress had a near death experience....while filming an execution scene in the TV drama “Not a Tear of Sadness". Fatima Abdel Rehim found herself wrestling with the real possibility of death when the stunt went horribly wrong.

Jordin Sparks at the Dubai World Cup on Saturday. (Photo: Abdel-Krim Kallouche/Gulf News)
06:00 GMT

After enjoying a glam day out at the Dubai World Cup, Jordin Sparks says she's keeping her fingers crossed that she'll be back in the UAE performing later this year.

March 31, 2013

Lebanese songstress Carole Samaha has revealed she is planning on getting married to a mysterious unnamed man.
15:06 GMT

Lebanese songstress Carole Samaha has revealed she is planning on getting married to a mysterious unnamed man.

Suzan Najm Al Din
14:12 GMT

Suzan Najm Al Din is set to start shooting on her first major role in an Egyptian drama

In this week's round of Arab Idol 2 auditions, the glamorous judging panel jetted off to Cairo and Dubai in their final search for the region's hottest untapped talent.
14:01 GMT

In this week's round of Arab Idol 2 auditions, the glamorous judging panel jetted off to Cairo and Dubai in their final search for the region's hottest untapped talent.

Haifa Wehbe has offered to help the 'Naswarat Masr' campaign rescue Egypt's floundering tourism industry.
12:33 GMT

Any appearance from Lebanese superstar, Haifa Wehbe, normally comes with a hefty price tag. But in a rare charitable moment, the sexpot has offered to help rescue Egypt's floundering tourism industry, free of charge.

The Al Masar gallery in Zamalek is showcasing the latest collection of young artist Kareem Al Qurity, called Passing Faces.
11:07 GMT

The Al Masar gallery in Zamalek is showcasing the latest collection of young artist Kareem Al Qurity, called Passing Faces.

Dubai taxi driver adds finishing touches to portrait of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan smiling at a falcon. (Photo courtesy: Gulf News)
10:41 GMT

Taxi driver Hamza Erimakunnath journeys Dubai roads to earn his livelihood and support his family back home in Kerala, India. However, he uses his precious free time to practice an extraordinary talent.

Egyptian authorities on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for the country’s most well known satirist on accusations of insulting the Islamist president, defaming religion and spreading false news.
10:21 GMT

Egyptian authorities on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for the country’s most well known satirist on accusations of insulting the Islamist president, defaming religion and spreading false news.

Kadim Al Sahir performing as part of the du World Music Festival, at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre (Photo :ATIQ-UR-REHMAN)
09:21 GMT

The Iraqi singer charmed fans with his voice on Thursday night.

The Dutch DJ headlined the Goan music festival at its Middle Eastern debut
05:51 GMT

Goa's Sunburn festival finally made it to the shores of the Arabian Gulf on Thursday. And with DJ Tiesto headlining the event, the crowd was sure to be in for a treat!

March 30, 2013

Live and Let Die: Guns and Roses hit the high notes in Abu Dhabi.
11:51 GMT

The U.S. supergroup made a triumphant return to the UAE despite the lack of lead guitarist, Slash.

Cat fights on the judging panel on X Factor's live rounds.
10:17 GMT

Heated arguments and more technical problems marred the show, despite the 'love' theme.

Ayten Amer is getting nervous about her new part.
07:00 GMT

Taking on the same lead role, the young Egyptian actress doesn't like the idea that she might be upstaged on screen.