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January 10, 2013

Egyptian actor Ahmad Helmi.
16:01 GMT

This year looks set to be a great year for Arab cinema as the delayed projects of 2012 and new movies altogether storm onto the screen

Steve McCurry's iconic work, 'Afghan Girl' (Photo courtesy of The National Geographic)
15:37 GMT

The photographer behind the iconic work, 'Afghan Girl,' is wrapping up his Dubai exhibition.

Travancore: A Saga of Benevolence
13:13 GMT

Travancore: A Saga of Benevolence will be screened for free for the public on January 14 and 15 in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

Egyptian cinema has produced world-class actors like Omar Sharif (Photo: Facebook)
12:18 GMT

During cinema’s fledgling years in Egypt – before the foundation of the Zionist state – Jews produced, directed, and appeared in a number of Egyptian films, many helping to establish cinema in the country.

Mohammad Abdo
09:25 GMT

After rumors spread that the legendary Saudi crooner has proposed to starlet, Mariam Hussein and been ditched for a Qatari millionaire, Mohammad Abdo answers back.

Haifa Wehbe
08:34 GMT

The Lebanese pop princess tweets like crazy about the snow while two people die from the severe weather.

Samer Al Masri
08:10 GMT

The Syrian actor refuses to comment but pro and anti-government newspapers go to war over the alleged picture.

Tamer Hosny
07:35 GMT

The Egyptian megastar is back to taking over the world, one song and one movie at a time.

Lloyd Banks will play his Dubai debut at Mo*vida nightclub
05:01 GMT

His pal Fiddy might be after cents but American hip hop star Lloyd Banks should be racking up dollars with his Dubai debut tonight.

January 9, 2013

 Darb 1718 Contemporary Art & Culture Center
16:09 GMT

Egypt's Darb 1718 Contemporary Art & Culture Center is hosting intensive screenwriting workshop led by award-winning Lebanese-American screenwriter, director and producer Darine Hotait this January.

An art work by David Roberts
11:20 GMT

6 Contemporary Arts Gallery will present a series of talks alongside an exhibition showcasing the works of Scottish artist David Roberts and American photographer Barry Iverson this month.

Last year more than 46,000 people attended the 10th edition of the Dubai Jazz festival
11:10 GMT

Jazz musicians from around the globe are heading to the UAE to take center-stage at 2013's Emirates Airlines Dubai Jazz Festival.

Nicki Minaj has cleared the air with fellow pop starlet Mariah Carey (Photo: Facebook)
09:11 GMT

WIth a new year comes a new start for pop princess Nicki Minaj: after going head-to-head with fellow American Idol judge Mariah Carey last October, the famous duo have reportedly cleared the air.

Tamer and Basma in happier times.
08:16 GMT

The Egyptian megastar gets the rumor mill churning after the pair turn up to a party together.

Hannan Turk: could she be coming to a screen near you?
07:58 GMT

The Egyptian actress confounds us all again with her supposed decision to get back on screen.