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January 2, 2013

Visual artist Huda Lufti was one of the workshop leaders (Photo: Art Stormer)
10:59 GMT

A seminar and exhibition will be held at Egypt's Townhouse this week to discuss how four workshops used arts and culture over the course of two years as a platform for political engagement.

Pascale gets set to live every girls dream as she shoots her latest music video (Photo: Facebook)
10:19 GMT

The Lebanese pop princess doesn't just sing about 'Girls Dreams,' she lives them!

Omar Khairat will perform at MUST Opera House on 10 January
09:39 GMT

The popular Egyptian composer and pianist will perform at MUST Opera House on Thursday 10 January.

No need for haunted houses, the female-produced film is causing enough of a scare already!
09:22 GMT

Ayat Al Eisa, the first Saudi woman to produce a horror movie, spills all about the frightening film.

January 1, 2013

Shizzle Dubizzle! Snoop raps Meydan at Dubai's Atelier NY Eve concert (image used for illustrative purposes)
13:01 GMT

When Dubai did it doggy-style: Snoop Dogg raps the New Year in at Dubai's Atelier party. The crowd needed all of the US-rapper's best lady-charms to let him seduce them back after a frustrating wait for their man of the night's star-studded line-up.

December 31, 2012

Here it comes! A new single by crooner Tamer Hosny.
23:58 GMT

Egyptian singer Tamer Hosny recently finished recording a new single and fans can't wait to get their hands on it.

Like a prayer for peace.
13:28 GMT

Known for her controversial performances in the Middle East this year, The Queen of Pop, Madonna, has topped the list of biggest-selling tours in 2012.

James Bond with his Turkish backdrop.
12:16 GMT

Skyfall, the latest Bond flick, set in Istanbul, rakes in a cool billion at the box office.

Ayman Zidan wishes all Syrians would take his approach to life and just be kind.
11:27 GMT

Many say acting is a cushy job. Ayman Zidan would beg to differ after recent death threats made against him.

Haifa with her star choreographer, Kamel Ouali in Beirut.
08:29 GMT

She might have hired a super-choreographer for the hotly tipped performance but the Lebanese megastar seems more interested in her heels than her vocal chords.

Not to be missed.
08:18 GMT

Days after announcing foiling a terrorism plot, and a week after banning its citizen from visiting Lebanon during New Year’s Eve, Dubai has completed its month-long preparations to celebrate the biggest New Year party in the world.

The best of Lebanese theatre in 2012.
08:07 GMT

The city may not have been overflowing with theater over the last 12 months, but the performances have nevertheless covered all the bases.

08:02 GMT

After hitting out at journalists and celebrities alike from her Twitter account, the UAE singer wants everyone to follow her on new social networking site,

Fun in the sun: Rita Ora strikes a pose in Dubai (Photo: Instagram / Rita Ora)
04:00 GMT

It might be a cold December for much of the Middle East but – with a little help from pop sensation Rita Ora – Dubai is still sizzling hot!

December 30, 2012

Cracks are already beginning to show on the Arab Idol 2 judging panel (Photo: Facebool / Arab Idol)
13:32 GMT

The Arab Idol 2 judges put a stop to rumors that they're no longer pals by recording a duet together.