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December 10, 2012

Cairo International Film Festival 'Closing Ceremony' (Photo: Bassam Al-Zoghby)
08:46 GMT

There was little to celebrate as the 35th Cairo International Film Festival closed its curtains after a disappointing year.

US band OneRepublic will perform at the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival on February 14, 2013 (Photo: Facebook)
08:23 GMT

The pop-rock band is set to open the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival in February next year.

Juma says Hollywood bad girl Lindsay Lohan is 'down to earth and very intelligent'
08:08 GMT

The festival head honcho reveals all as the Dubai International Film Festival 2012 gets under way.

06:53 GMT

The Algerian singing legend's biopic is lurching from drama to drama but only off-screen!

Cate Blanchett arrives for the screening of Life of Pi on Sunday (Photo: Virendra Saklani / Gulf News)
06:33 GMT

The fantastical world of award-winning director Ang Lee’s film, Life of Pi, came alive on the red carpet on the opening night of the ninth Dubai International Film Festival (Diff) at Madinat Arena on Sunday.

December 9, 2012

Finalist Murad Buriqi gets Assi on his feet (Photo: The Voice)
14:16 GMT

In this weekend's semi-final of MBC's The Voice, with just one episode standing between the contestants and the chance of being crowned winner, all of the wannabe stars sung their hearts out to win the viewers vote.

American popstar Katy Perry was at the event
14:05 GMT

Music lovers went crazy for singers Usher and Katy Perry at the closing ceremony of the World Parachuting Championships in Dubai last night.

Rare art piece to be displayed in the new Al-Ahram building
11:59 GMT

Al-Ahram Arts Centre and its opening exhibition, 'Century of Egyptian Art', will launch on Sunday 9 December

The Egyptian Philharmonic Society was founded by conductor Ahmed El-Saedi.
10:31 GMT

Tonight the Egyptian Sinfonietta will give its inaugural concert.

Tamer Hosny's dream have become true with news of his wife's pregnancy.
10:05 GMT

At last the dream of Egyptian crooner Tamer Hosny will come true and he will become a father, upon discovering his wife Basma Bosil is pregnant.

Rania knows the life of a celebrity is no place for a marriage.
09:33 GMT

Egyptian actress Rania Farid Shawqi has broken her silence after her recent divorce from renowned Egyptian actor Mustafa Fahmi.

Mai Ezz Eldin
08:33 GMT

Movie fans across the Middle East are over the moon with news that Egyptian rising star, May Ezz El Din, has agreed to star in highly anticipated new film 'Jaheem Romancy' (Romantic Hell).

They call him "the Egyptian Jon Stewart", Bassem Youssef’s satirical news show “Al Bernameg“ (The Program) (picture courtesy of arabawy)
07:38 GMT

For a brief moment on Friday night, Egyptians got some respite from the ongoing political crisis. The comic relief came courtesy of Bassem Youssef’s satirical news show “Al Bernameg“ (The Program).

Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum with Tom Cruise at the Dubai International Film Festival in 2011
07:11 GMT

As the Dubai film festival gets ready to celebrate its ninth edition, we take a look back at some of its best moments.

Creamfields 2012 (Photo courtesy of Flash)
05:00 GMT

Vibrant stage lights, smoke effects and a very excited crowd flooded the du Arena on Friday night as 19 DJs and artists revitalised Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, at the Creamfields 2012 concert.