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January 8, 2013

Mariam Hussein being kept in the lifestyle to which she's accustomed.
08:37 GMT

The legendary Saudi crooner is left high and dry after the young Emirati starlet turns down his marriage proposal in favor of a billionaire.

Egyptian documentary '1/2 Revolution' (Photo: indiewire)
08:18 GMT

The Arab-American National Museum in Michigan, USA, is set to hold its Arab Film Festival at the end of this month.

Mustafa Shabaan
08:12 GMT

After a year of upheaval, Egypt focuses on the lighter side of life for its TV drama blockbusters for 2013.

PBR Streetgang are set to make their Dubai debut on Friday
06:48 GMT

Fresh from the Ibiza club scene, PBR Streetgang are making their way to the UAE to entertain clubbers in Dubai.

Mina Girgis, Nile Project founder discovers the river's musical roots (Photo: Courtesy of Nile Project team)
06:31 GMT

The Nile Project in Aswan launches to tackle water scarcity issues by fusing connections between the people of the Nile Basin...through music!

January 7, 2013

Jordanian band pay the price for Israeli visas as Palestinians boycott show
13:44 GMT

Jordanian reggae-funk-rock band, Autostrad, have upset Palestinian fans by obtaining Israeli visas to play in Nazareth.

Kim Kardashian has admitted she is over the moon and can't wait to become a mother.
12:56 GMT

The 32-year-old reality star who visited Kuwait and Bahrain back in November is expecting her first child with boyfriend of eight months, US rapper Kanye West.

Hanaa Ben Abdesslem (Photo: swede + sour)
12:21 GMT

The Middle East might not be the most obvious place to search for models prepared to brave the runway in skimpy outfits and killer heels, but recently a hot new wave of talent has emerged from the region.

Inji Efflatoun art
11:29 GMT

The Safarkhan Gallery pays tribute to a key figure in modern Egyptian art history, reviving rebel and artist Inji Efflatoun in the January show, "A Life in Struggle"

Fun in the sun: Denise strikes a sexy pose in Dubai (Photo: Dubaipix)
10:54 GMT

British TV personality Denise Van Outen has taken on pop sensation, Rita Ora, in Dubai's battle of the British beach bods.

2011's Muscat Festival was unashamedly loud and proud (Photo: A & O Technology)
10:06 GMT

With Oman's annual month-long Muscat Festival about to kick off, locals are breathing a sigh of relief at this year's choice of venues.

A new collection of two-piece Abayas from the “BLEACH”
07:26 GMT

An Emirati designer has created a new brand to hit the United Arab Emirates, taking the traditional one-piece abaya – a common Muslim female dress in the Gulf – and breaking it in two.

Nancy Ajram
05:30 GMT

The Lebanese plastic-fantastic singer shuts down pregnancy rumors on her Twitter page.

Adel Imam
05:00 GMT

The Egyptian 'King of Comedy' says he doesn't get affected by the gossip anymore, as rumors of his death circulate for a third time this year.

January 6, 2013

Ashraf Sewailam
14:29 GMT

On Saturday 12 January, Egyptian bass-baritone and revolution activist, Ashraf Sewailam, will perform in Cairo. He promises to deliver a solo recital to home-crowd fans at the German Evangelical Church, accompanied by David Hales on piano.