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August 27, 2012

Omar Khairat
12:07 GMT

The Cairo Opera House announces that Omar Khairat will be live in concert on Sunday 16 and Monday 17 September.

Egyptian band, Origin
10:47 GMT

The Walls of Death - The Resurrection evening will include Egytian rock, progressive and metal bands performing at El-Sawy Culturewheel's River Hall.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will be adding some spice to Beirut with their upcoming gig
09:55 GMT

Ignoring the warnings of unrest in Lebanon, American rockers, the Red Hot Chili Peppers say they will be going ahead with their Beirut show next week.

Artist Laila al-Shawa uses her art to express her Palestinian identity and re-connect with her birthplace
09:13 GMT

Artist Laila al-Shawa uses her creative mind to connect with her Palestinian identity and express empathy for the country's political plight.

Amanda Homsi-Ottoson's documentary, Jasad and the Queen of Contradictions, was featured in this year's tenth Lebanese film festival
07:34 GMT

Filmmaker Amanda Homsi-Ottosson has caused a stir in the Arab world with her documentary about controversial Lebanese erotic magazine, Jasad.

August 26, 2012

Thursday protests for personal freedoms
12:31 GMT

The media set take to the streets after Morsi shuts down Al-Dustour newspaper for defamation

09:01 GMT

Born in Tehran, they are the rock band seeking to bridge the gap between Persians and Arabs.

Egyptian actress Donia Abdel Aziz will be trying her hand at presenting in a new entertainment show
08:05 GMT

Egyptian actress Donia Abdel Aziz - an old hand in the Ramadan drama scene - was noticeably absent from our screens this holy month. Missing out on the most popular TV season in the Arab calander seems to have driven the star to a temporary career change - presenting!

August 25, 2012

Cyrine Abdel Nour is not afraid of Haifa Wehbe
21:59 GMT

Cyrine Abdel Nour says loud and clear that she is not threatened by Haifa Wehbe. Doth the celebrity protest too much?

Mustafa Shabaan has refuted comments that he is trying to mimic Nour El Sharif
15:11 GMT

Egytian actor Mustafa Shabaan has been accused of mimicing fellow star Nour El Sharif in TV drama "Al Zawajah Al Rabia" (The Fourth Wife).

Yousra had to watch her weight this Ramadan
14:19 GMT

Egyptian beauty Yousra was forced to lose weight for her role in Ramadan drama ‘Sharbat Louz’.

Tamer Hosny finds time to write his own movies in his busy schedule
03:17 GMT

The Arab world can expect a lot of Tamer Hosny this season as he tries his hand at an action movie based on his own screenplay and has at least two music albums ready to pop!

August 24, 2012

Preacher Amro Khaled is allegedly behind Hannan Turk's shock decision to quit acting
20:35 GMT

Rumor or reality: Preacher Amro Khaled convinces Hannan Turk to give up her career to pursue a more spiritual life in matrimony.

Ghada Abdel Razek won't kiss but will tell anyway!
17:40 GMT

In something that reads like a rock song title - 'the actress and the senator', Ghada Abdel Razek struck out at an Iraqi politician to thwart his attempted kiss-by-force.

August 23, 2012

Singer Arwa says she quit Egyptian drama 'Zai El Ward' because she's six months pregnant
19:27 GMT

Yemeni singer Arwa has revealed that her pregnancy is the reason behind her quiet departure from Egyptian drama “Zai El Ward” (Like Roses).