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November 19, 2012

Ghaydaa (Ruba Blal), center, in a scene from “When I saw you.”
11:14 GMT

The trials and tribulations of getting your film produced.

Charbel Samuel Aoun, Lost Spring I, mixed media on canvas, 150 x 244 cm, 2012All images courtesy of SMO Gallery
10:45 GMT

The Lebanese architect-turned-artist moves away from politics to get back to all things natural.

Haifa and husband, Ahmad, in happier days
09:50 GMT

The Egyptian businessman allegedly paid his Lebanese ex-wife $30million with a little help from his Muslim Brotherhood friends.

Maya Diab's new pistol
09:39 GMT

The Scorpio star receives a very welcome present on her birthday.

A still from the film 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'
09:35 GMT

We take a look at the opening movie of the festival.

Chris Brown returns to Dubai to perform at Meydan on December 11, 2012.
09:13 GMT

The controversial US star is heading to Dubai and hoping to show his feminine side with some extras thrown in for female fans.

Victoria Beckham and Ahlam
09:09 GMT

The UAE Arab Idol judge is back from her vacation and sporting a collection of new outfits for the next season of the hit show including some Victoria Beckham lookilikes.

Andy Warhol's designs in Beirut
05:39 GMT

The legendary sliver factory is being recreated in the Lebanese capital, complete with fluorescent Marilyn Monroe faces and bohemian couches.

The Voice, Middle East, has struck
05:00 GMT

It's back - The Voice Arabia had another round of song and dance this weekend and here's the low-down of who sang what and which contestants scored the audience or coach vote. The competition has really found its stride now and the battle corners have been defined.

November 18, 2012

Nermine Hammam, 'Armed Innocence II', from the series 'Upekkha' Photo: V&A
17:14 GMT

In 'Light from the Middle East: New Photography', experimental pictures by artists from across the Arab world are show-cased in London V & A museum, including photographs by Egypt's Nermine Hamman and Youssef Nabil.

De Niro at the 2012 Doha Tribeca Film Festival
13:09 GMT

Robert De Niro charmed the crowds at the opening night of the fourth Doha Tribeca Film Festival.

Death for Sale. 2011. Morocco/Belgium/France. Directed by Faouzi Bensaïdi. Photo: MoMA.
12:53 GMT

The New York museum hosts a range of Arab films from the 1960s right up to the present.

Al-Molhid film poster.
12:34 GMT

Producers behind the film have persevered despite death threats from Islamists.

Amal Arafeh's Facebook page has been hacked
10:29 GMT

Syrian actress Amal Arafeh has said that her Facebook account has been hacked with private messages being sent form her account. She has since deleted her page and has no plans to return to the social networking site.

THIS IS also GAZA poster.
10:02 GMT

The artistic team behind the event want to shed the spotlight on something other than bombs.