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November 12, 2012

Protesters in front of the Sawy Culturewheel.
11:25 GMT

Underground bands says they don't want formal IDs to keep them from being 'alternative'.

The coaches made themselves comfortable for the first live show of MBC's The Voice
11:20 GMT

This weekend, after weeks of whittling their teams down to just six contestants, the coaches sent their cream of the crop on stage to sing their hearts out. But for the first time the singers didn't just have to worry about impressing the coaches: they had to hit the right note with the audience as well.

Ahmad Sultan
09:16 GMT

The breakthrough Moroccan singer says he'll be like "a kid in a circus" when he attends the MTV European music awards.

One of the paintings of the series The Path.
08:44 GMT

Nihal Wahby's first solo exhibition gets to grips with freedom, revolution and the unexpected.

Justin Bieber at the EMAs
08:41 GMT

While Taylor Swift cleaned up at the awards ceremony, Justin Bieber was less than popular when he won 'Best Male.'

Jehane Noujam and Mona Al Daif's film 'Solar Mama' will feature at the festival
05:00 GMT

Eight Qatari films by female directors and 11 films by Arab women filmmakers will be screened at the Doha Tribeca Film Festival this November.

November 11, 2012

Unto the Breach.
13:40 GMT

On a London stage, Shakespeare's literary classic Henry V is set in modern-day Palestine and portrays the contemporary aspirations of Arabs to shape a brighter future.

Hadi's incongruous photo of a boy in a perfectly pressed suit, right, seems a commentary on what a serious undertaking education is.
13:29 GMT

Masrah al-Madina's latest EU-sponsored exhibit 'The View from the Ground', takes a look at education in Lebanon's Palestinian refugee camps.

Sulafa Mimar
12:34 GMT

The Syrian actress says she can't make it to Jordan because of the chaos in her country, despite being nominated for an award.

Lebanese singer Carol Saqr.
09:55 GMT

Lebanese singer Carol Saqr has put herself forward as a candidate for the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Rita Ora joins Sandance's star-studded NYE line-up
09:50 GMT

Sandance has done it again and has emerged as a serious contender for the place to be on New Year’s Eve as Rita Ora is added to the line-up.

Macy Gray is set to perform in Dubai on December 6
09:26 GMT

The gravel-voiced singer returns to Dubai after a sell-out debut performance.

Legendary actress Madiha Yousri is reportedly in hospital
09:11 GMT

Just weeks after packing in her career, reports have emerged that legendary Egyptian actress Madiha Yousri has been admitted to hospital.

Latifa's new album will be released early next year
08:43 GMT

Tunisian singer Latifa is set for an explosive musical comeback in the new year that's sure to get her Egyptian fans excited for 2013.

MBC Masr.
08:38 GMT

A new Arab satellite channel, MBC Egypt, launched on Friday with a primary focus on entertainment specifically tailored to millions of viewers in Egypt.