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October 15, 2012

Abu Dhabi Film Festival.
10:49 GMT

Around 15 ladies have been weaving for their country over the past few months in order to produce a collection of Emirati heritage-inspired bags for the celebrity gift lounge at the sixth edition of the festival.

Ahmad Al Sakka gets set for Hajj
10:12 GMT

It's that time of year again - stars across the Arab world are getting ready to take a break from their glamorous lifestyles and wave adieu to their legions of fans as they gear up for the religious pilgrimage of Hajj.

Ola Ghanem and Ghada Abdel Raziq
08:45 GMT

The two Egyptian divas fight it out in a war of words over who's the stylistic copycat and who's the original.

Syrian artist Bassem al-Sayer portrays the influence of ancient civilizations in contemporary art pieces.
08:30 GMT

The Syrian artist uses his contemporary work to show the influence of ancient civilizations.

Ragheb Alama
08:24 GMT

The Arab Idol judge says he is sick of the rumors about his stockpile of millions and wants journalists to get back to their day jobs.

Maya Diab does the Angelina Jolie Oscar evening dress
06:00 GMT

Arab stars go all out to get that Jolie red carpet look. Maya Diab is snapped trying on 'that' Angelina Jolie scandalous Oscar-remembered dress at Abu Dhabi's star-studded film festival.

October 14, 2012

American rock band The Fray make their first trip to the Middle East
13:41 GMT

American rock group 'The Fray' deliver an 'incredible' performance on their first trip to the Middle East.

Ali Al Jabri at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2012 on Friday (Image: Abdul Rahman/Gulf News)
13:20 GMT

Ali al Jabri is heading Abu Dhabi's film festival this year and the actor/director is determined to use his role to inspire Emirati youth.

Yusra Muhammad.
12:59 GMT

The TV presenter has faced an Islamist backlash against her show Fi al-Sameem (Straight to the Heart) and is now facing a lawsuit.

Richard Gere at the Abu Dhabi FIlm Festival (Photo: Abdel-Krim Kallouche/Gulf News)
12:33 GMT

Movie star Richard Gere played his part perfectly at the opening night gala of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival 2012.

Directors from over 30 countries had their films featured in the Beirut International Film Festival (Picture: BIFF)
09:14 GMT

Iraqi film 'Bicycle' won the Gold Aleph Award as the Best Middle-Eastern Short Film at the 12th Beirut International Film Festival (BIFF) on Thursday.

Caroline Antar's photograph in Nabaa
09:01 GMT

80 youths aged 14-18 from seven countries have been given the opportunity to be trained and have their work displayed at the Dar al-Mussawir space in Hamra.

Rima Maktabi has returned to Al Arabiya
08:49 GMT

After a two year stint hosting CNN's monthly program, Inside the Middle East, the TV journalist has returned to Al Arabiya

Jarecki, Director of the film 'Arbitage,' stands with US actor Richard Gere at the opening ceremony of the ADFF
06:54 GMT

The Abu Dhabi Film Festival opened for its sixth season on Thursday evening and this year it looks set to push the boundaries of Arab cinema even further.

October 13, 2012

Amr Diab shared photos of his birthday party on Twitter
18:44 GMT

Egyptian superstar Amr Diab made his private 51st birthday party a public celebration by inviting Twitter and Facebook fans to sneak a peak at pictures of the big day.