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November 8, 2012

Photo: Courtesy of 4th Arab Film Festival Berlin
06:17 GMT

The Arab Film Festival in Berlin is proving its popularity - running to it's fourth consecutive year this month.

November 7, 2012

Haifa Wehbe and Ahmad Abu Hashima have announced their separation
14:58 GMT

The Arab world's hottest granny is back on the market: Haifa Wehbe and Ahmad Abu Hashima announce split.

A scene from "Aasheqeen Torabek."
12:32 GMT

Although they were called to remove scenes which criticized the current regime, Aasheqeen Torabek opened without any changes.

Ghada Abdel Raziq
11:31 GMT

The Egyptian hottie is thrilled when her hit show is chosen for Turkish TV, the country with the biggest drama industry in the region.

Nasr al-Din al-Alawi, a Salafi cleric and imam, was shown in a TV interview brandishing a white cloth, used for a coffin, as a sign that he is willing to sacrifice his life.
11:13 GMT

Tunisian viewers were shocked when a Salafi cleric called upon Muslim youths to carry out jihadist acts against the government in a live TV show this week.

Mohammad Rafea covered in blood
11:09 GMT

Photos of the young Syrian actor, covered in blood, circulate online.

Dominique Hourani has hit back at UAE starlet Ahlam
11:07 GMT

Another day, another celebrity cat fight in the Arab world. This week it's a battle of divas as Dominique Hourani declares war on UAE songstress Ahlam.

A still photo from "On the Edge"
10:14 GMT

Moroccan director Leila Kilani's first feature-length film tells the story of female factory workers turning to crime for survival in Tangier.

‘The challenge was to be funny without trying,’ says Koechlin of her role in Hamlet — The Clown Prince.
09:42 GMT

Actress Kalki Koechlin plays a clown in a different take on Hamlet this weekend in Dubai.

Nawal Al Zoghbi is singing for children with special needs in Dubai tomorrow night
09:29 GMT

Lebanese superstar Nawal Al Zoghbi is putting her vocal talents to good use this week as she heads to Dubai for a charitable performance.

American rapper, Tyga.
08:19 GMT

After rocking crowds with a standout performance at the F1 weekend, the American rocker is heading straight back to the UAE for a performance in Dubai.

Cate Blanchett
05:54 GMT

The Hollywood star will be handing out film grants to eager writers, directors and producers at the Dubai International Film Festival this year.

November 6, 2012

Assalah Nasri sports new blonde look
14:41 GMT

Assala Nasri's fans are using Facebook to hit out at the singer's new look, which has apparently not been very popular.

Samaha wants to be held and for you to hold her new album.
11:31 GMT

Lebanese singer Carole Samaha has finally decided on the song “Uhduni” (Hold Me) to be the main hit for her new album.

A screenshot of Egyptian director Amir Ramses' documentary Jews Of Egypt.
11:22 GMT

Egyptian director, Amir Ramses, has his documentary screened at the festivals.