October 17, 2012
The filmmaker has caused a stir in the Arab world after revealing that he is looking for a non-Egyptian to play the role of legendary singer Umm Kulthom in his upcoming biopic.
The Syrian actors is quoted as being an opposition supporter but hotly denies it in an official press release.
This weekend the the fifth annual Dubai International Dance Festival will be hitting the UAE.
Dawood al-Shirian is presenting Saudi's first talk show, “al-Thamina ma Dawood”, and it's proving a hit with viewers!
October 16, 2012
Kurdish-Iraqi artist Walid Siti’s life has been plagued by war, exile and tribulations, but all this has failed to dampen his buoyant spirit.
The young Egyptian actress has her film pulled from the Abu Dhabi line-up at the last minute.
Rockstar Chris Daughtry talks comic book dreams and celeb pals ahead of his band’s performance at the annual Gulf Bike Week on Friday.
The actress, alongside industry colleagues, are determined to keep the drama running on-screen rather than off.
Fans are in for double the trouble as Egyptian actor Ahmed Ezz has started shooting scenes for hot new film 'Al Hafla' (The Party), working with renowned director Ahmad Alaa, as the pair continue their successful working relationship.
The Egyptian actress Yasmine Abdel Aziz is to return to the small screen after a leave of absence lasting 12 years, in a hard-hitting drama covering domestic violence and oppression of women.
Bollywood star Shabana Azmi talks up Arab cinema as a member of the Abu Dhabi film festival jury. The Indian actress is a forthright spokeswoman for the power of film.
The Egyptian star is heading to America to judge the Chicago Film Festival.
Rolling Stones Middle East will hold the 'Street to Stage' competition on Friday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Dubai, giving upcoming UAE musicians the chance to win a record deal.
Artists have sprung from the Arab revolution and now they have been given a stage in Beirut in the six-day event 'Minassa: platform for today's Arab theatre'.
October 15, 2012
The prestigious Silver Aleph Special Jury Prize award went to the Egyptian 50-minute documentary Eyes on Freedom... Streets of Death.