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March 6, 2013

Khaled Hafez's first solo show in Dubai launches this month
05:28 GMT

In his first solo show in the art-crazed Dubai, Khaled Hafez attempts to unravel the complex, multi-layered Egyptian identity.

March 5, 2013

Yousra is reuniting with Mustafa Fahmi in a new drama
14:29 GMT

Egypt's top acting talent get together for new TV series.

'Ultimate Belieber' competition at Dubai Virgin Megastore
14:12 GMT

Virgin Megastore at Mall of the Emirates in Dubai was mobbed at the weekend as youngsters battled to show why they should be crowned the UAE’s Ultimate Belieber.

Ismailia's 16th International Film Festival for Documentaries and Shorts
13:55 GMT

One of Egypt's most successful documentary film festivals has announced the deadline for this year's submissions.

Emirates Airline Festival of Literature
13:07 GMT

The fifth edition of the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature kicks off tonight, bringing more than 100 authors from 30 different countries to town for a fun and informative four-day event.

Haifa Wehbe is staring in a new advert right across Lebanon
09:56 GMT

Haifa Wehbe is staring in a new advertising campaign in her native Lebanon.

Maisa Moghrabi is set to spill all.
09:34 GMT

The Moroccan star will be spilling all her most intimate secrets on a new reality TV show about the life of Arab women.

Yngwie Malmsteen is set to headline the festival which promises nine hours of music.
09:03 GMT

Swedish guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen is set to headline the Dubai Rock Fest 2013 next month.

Wael and Elissa share a joke on-screen.
08:59 GMT

The lady with the biggest lips in the Middle East has been flirting outrageously with co-host Wael Kfoury and admits to be in love with "someone special"...

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07:18 GMT

A never before seen piece by Picasso, ‘Portrait of a lady,’ will go on show in Abu Dhabi next month.

Ahmed El-Saedi's Sinfonietta will take on Beethoven this Sunday (Photo: Ahram Online)
05:25 GMT

The Egyptian Sinfonietta, conducted by Ahmed El-Saedi, is set to perform at the Cairo Opera House this Sunday.

March 4, 2013

Abdelrahman Abou-Zahra Wroclaw as Ibn Battuta Senior / Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Hisham Gabr, dress rehearsal (Photos by Ati Metwaly)
11:07 GMT

Celebrating Manama being chosen as Capital of Arab Tourism 2013, the Bahraini Ministry of Culture is holding several events showcasing Arab culture. And so far, they're going down a storm!

UK band "Noisettes" to headline entertainment stage at annual food festival in Dubai
10:46 GMT

The UK band are set to headline entertainment stage at the annual food festival on March 16.

Pottery (Courtesy of Darb 1718 Facebook page)
09:09 GMT

Egyptian art lovers get ready for the Darb 1718 15-day intensive workshop on the art of ceramics, starting this week.

Yema, the movie.
09:05 GMT

Djamila Sahraoui's film, 'Yema', is a big hit at the African film festival in Ouagadougou.