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October 9, 2012

Aser Yasin
10:45 GMT

The young Egyptian actor has shunned the celebrity wedding in favor of a quiet ceremony with his true love.

Tayem Hasan's new fishing boat-based drama set for January launch
09:46 GMT

Tayem Hasan's new drama, which sees the Syrian star in the leading role as a fisherman, is set for a January launch after delays caused by the production company.

The Fray, US band ahead of their Dubai debut.
09:16 GMT

Ahead of their performance in Dubai, 'The Fray' talk to Gulf News about how they made it out of Starbucks and on to the stage.

El-Medina El-Monawara.
08:38 GMT

No surprises in store as the holy city is named by Saudis as the chosen culture capital for next year.

Fadel Shaker
08:24 GMT

The Lebanese singer has been behaving more and more strangely ever since he became BFFs with a Salafi Sheikh.

Image featured in the exhibition by Jonathan Rashad.
08:03 GMT

The new exhibition, 'Cairo. Open City: New Testimonies from an Ongoing Revolution' started last month in Braunschweig, Germany.

October 8, 2012

Egyptian director and screenwriter Amr Salama.
11:26 GMT

Amr Salama says his film script was rejected because its lead character is Coptic

Fetih 1453 banned in Lebanon.
11:16 GMT

Lebanon has officially banned 'Fetih 1453' after worries that it would be insulting to Orthodox Christians.

George Awde, Untitled, from the “Shifting Grounds” series, 2012, inkjet print, 61cm x 76cm, edition of 5.
11:01 GMT

There are Lebanese artists aplenty but no support for the creative types.

CirCairo 2012.
10:45 GMT

Despite police delays and permit problems, Cairo enjoys the spectacle of their international circus festival.

One of Khalil's untitled shots.
10:28 GMT

This is postmodern irony in the city of sin: a set of photos about how similar everywhere is.

Shabola is recovering in hospital after suffering chest pains as fans eagerly await a new single
09:56 GMT

Egytpian folk singer Shaaban Abdel Rahim has been rushed to hospital with chest pains as fan eagerly await his new single, which is a response to the violent anti-US protests that swept the Arab world recently.

Yousef al-Azma Square in central Damascus.
09:49 GMT

A new generation of Syrian artists emerge, despite the chaos and civil war.

Ghada speaks out over lingerie on TV
09:19 GMT

The Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Raziq has defended her comments regarding nudity in acting and has said that she wishes should could have done such scenes.

David Guetta on stage. Picture courtesy of Katy Davies.
08:58 GMT

The Middle East dance festival adds more DJs for a stellar set.