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January 15, 2013

Jessica Chastain starred as a CIA operative in 'Zero Dark Thirty'.
09:06 GMT

The film that shows torture methods used by U.S. secret services hit the big time at the Oscars and the Golden Globes.

Kanye and Kim in a tender embrace.
08:50 GMT

The reality star is reportedly set to marry her rap star boyfriend, Kanye West, in secret.

Umm Kulthum was brought back to life in hologram form for the launch of MBC Egypt in October
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In October, legendary Egyptian singer Umm Kulthum was brought back to life in hologram form for the launch of MBC Egypt. Now a video of the event has finally hit the web.

The Raschèr Saxophone Quartet are performing at Dubai's Madinat Theatre tonight
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Dubai music lovers get ready to hear some soulful sax tonight as the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet come to town.

January 14, 2013

Beaming prizewinners collect their awards.
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The EU's delegation was in town to award prizes for the top photos showing the "Women of New Egypt" in the capital.

AWARE exhibition
09:16 GMT

A unique art exhibition opened in Dubai yesterday to highlight the plight of millions of starving people in the Middle East.

Clip from 'Powerless', the documentary (picture courtesy of Dubai Film Festival).
08:52 GMT

Cynthia Choucair takes a comical look at Lebanon's chaotic electrical system for her hit documentary.

What is the future for theater in the Arab world?
08:45 GMT

With the world of Arab film shooting for the stars and story writers on the make, what will become of the Middle Eastern stage?

Old rockers 'Air Supply' are set to make their Dubai debut this February (Photo: maninhodisco.blogspot)
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More than 35 years after they first started performing together, Air Supply will make their Dubai debut next month.

Fans of Khaled Youssef have asked him to run in Egypt's parliamentary elections (Photo: Facebook)
08:21 GMT

Khaled Youssef is being inundated with requests to run in Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections.

A Rima Maroun photo from the “A Ciel Ouvert” series (Photo: Galerie Janine Rubeiz)
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'On Fleeting Grounds,' the group exhibition currently on show at Galerie Janine Rubeiz, captures the lost Beirut of the past and the Beirut that may not survive tomorrow.

Hamza Namira is performing at the UK fundraiser (Photo: Hamza Namira / Facebook)
07:21 GMT

Egyptian musician Hamza Namira and Syrian artist Yahya Hawwa are heading to the UK to perform at a two-day Human Appeal International event, raising money for medical equipment.

Gordon Ramsay is keeping tight lipped so far.
06:38 GMT

The irate star hints at setting up in the glitzy Middle Eastern emirate but won't confirm or deny anything.

Ben Affleck picks up his Globe with pride.
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The U.S. star came away with the best director award for his Middle Eastern hostage movie.

January 13, 2013

Themed "The World Needs Music," this year marks the 20th edition of the Al Bustan Festival International Festival of Music.
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Lebanon's 20th Al Bustan Festival will kick off in February.