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October 28, 2012

Ahlam
08:16 GMT

Never one to bite her tongue, the UAE singing sensation, Ahlam, is back at it again telling one journalist "I wish you would die" on her Twitter page.

Rania Fareed Shawqi
07:44 GMT

The Egyptian actress says this time of year is especially difficult for her but that doesn't mean she'll take part in the movie about her dead father's life.... produced by her sister!

October 27, 2012

The artistic interpretation of one of Lebanon's favourite stars
07:00 GMT

Last week an anonymous Twitter fan posted art work of Arab superstar Haifa Wehbe, immortalising the Lebanese lovely forever.

October 25, 2012

Legendary actor Omar Sharif won't be awarded until after Eid
12:28 GMT

Omar Sharif has to wait until after Eid Al Adha to be honored by the Association of Cinema Critics.

Zen Beach by Islam Shabana. (Ahmaddin Khelesh and the Townhouse Gallery)
11:46 GMT

Egypt's latest exhibition 'IRL' (In Real Life), blurs the line between reality and the virtual world.

Amr Diab: Still a patriot, despite what others may say
10:58 GMT

Egyptian superstar Amr Diab has broken his short-lived silence to answer his critic and former colleague Ayman Bahjat Qamar, putting his firmly in his place and reaffirming is position as a lover of Egypt.

The Pirate Bay supports Mosireen’s campaign.
10:49 GMT

Mosireen’s campaign to remain open and independent through donations has hit the home page of famous file-sharing website 'The Pirate Bay'

Ismailia International Film Festival.
10:13 GMT

The documentary and short film festival is set to open at the American University's downtown campus on Tuesday.

Mahmoud Said - Pecheurs a Rosette - 1941
09:46 GMT

Sales at Christie's Dubai auction of Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish Art reached $3,640,100 on Tuesday.

Hani Ramzi
09:30 GMT

Part two of the Egyptian hit comedy film series is a work in progress as director, Ahmad al Badri, gives us the deets.

Elissa, Wael Kfoury and Haifa Wehbe
08:48 GMT

The biggest stars were left eating humble pie after the good people of Beirut decided the lives lost to the bombings were more important than celebrities on stage.

07:22 GMT

With more names being added everyday to the line-up, how will the UAE's beaches cope with the onslaught?

October 24, 2012

Members of the filmmaker's family at home in Ain al-Hilweh.
14:24 GMT

A look at Mahdi Fleifel’s award winning documentary about Lebanon's Ain al-Hilweh camp.

Fateh Moudaress, 'Lady with a Big Heart' (1962), oil and gold leaf-on-panel, 61 x 41cm. (Image courtesy of Christie's).
12:31 GMT

Christie's in Dubai gets ready for this year's second auction of MENA art.

Mariam Hussein
12:07 GMT

The up-and-coming actress is set to star on a 'huge' project but is keeping schtum on the details.