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October 17, 2012

Tunisian star Hend Sabry is rumored to be first in line for the starring role
09:38 GMT

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.

Basel Khayat
09:31 GMT

The Syrian actors is quoted as being an opposition supporter but hotly denies it in an official press release.

courtesy of Mustafa Omar.
09:05 GMT

This weekend the the fifth annual Dubai International Dance Festival will be hitting the UAE.

Dawood al-Shirian's new talk show
07:10 GMT

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

Iraqi artist Walid Siti has studied in Baghdad and hones his skills in London.
14:44 GMT

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.

Mina Shalabi
14:43 GMT

The young Egyptian actress has her film pulled from the Abu Dhabi line-up at the last minute.

Chris Daughtry.
14:30 GMT

Rockstar Chris Daughtry talks comic book dreams and celeb pals ahead of his band’s performance at the annual Gulf Bike Week on Friday.

Amal Arafa
13:42 GMT

The actress, alongside industry colleagues, are determined to keep the drama running on-screen rather than off.

Ahmed Ezz has started filing his new film with his favourite director Ahmad Alaa
13:40 GMT

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.

Yasmin Abdel Aziz is return to the small screen after 12 years
11:03 GMT

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.

Indian actress Shabana Azmi.
10:03 GMT

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.

Amr Waked gets ready to juge the Chicago Film Festival
09:44 GMT

The Egyptian star is heading to America to judge the Chicago Film Festival.

One lucky competitor will win an industry mentorship with Sony Music Middle East.(Courtesy: Rolling Stones Middle East)
09:08 GMT

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.

'Silk Thread will be performed at Zico House on Friday and Saturday
07:11 GMT

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

Eyes on Freedom... Streets of Death.
14:31 GMT

The prestigious Silver Aleph Special Jury Prize award went to the Egyptian 50-minute documentary Eyes on Freedom... Streets of Death.