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September 1, 2012

Egyptian singer Angham is returning to Khaliji music in her upcoming single and album
18:37 GMT

Egyptian singer Angham has returned to the world of Khaliji (Gulf region) songs with the release of her new track “Law Kunt” (If I Was).

Son of the late Subhi al Rifai, Wael Sharaf, mourns dead father
09:20 GMT

Last week the Syrian acting community mourned the loss of one of their own, Sobhi al Rifai. Among mourners hit most by the loss was son Wael Sharaf.

August 31, 2012

Myriam Fares performing in the 'Cinderella' gown
15:28 GMT

Lebanese singer Myriam Fares used to causing a stir on Facebook, but this time it’s not her love life or latest single that has put her in the social networking limelight but her choice of dresses over Eid El Fitr.

August 30, 2012

Majida Al Roumi hopes she will be the first to release an exclusive Al Hashimi Qarbawi track
14:09 GMT

SIx years after his death, legendary Algerian song writer Al Hashimi Qarbawi, is at the centre of a musical battle between Lebanese diva Majida Al Roumi and Moroccan singer Latifa Raafat, who both want the rights to songs written and composed by the late folk musician.

Ali Shaheed Mohammad
13:15 GMT

It sounds like a cross between a TV challenge show, or movie 'A FishCalled Wanda', but the hit DJ and producer from the legendary hip hopband "A Tribe Called Quest’s" will perform for one night only nextmonth in Dubai.

Dorra Zarrouk
12:25 GMT

Giving up a career in economics and political sciences was a gamble that has certainly paid off for Dorra Zarrouk. The Tunisian actress, who is commonly known by her first name only!

Nicole Scherzinger
11:27 GMT

Arriving in Dubai the first thing lovesick Nicole Scherzinger did was call Hamilton, talking to him for half an hour inher room.

Tamer Hosny is pleased with news that his Twitter page is worth an estimated $366,000
11:10 GMT

Twitter has set tongues-wagging this week by revealing the value of the Middle East's most prolific celebrity tweeters pages.

11:01 GMT

Some of the behind-the-scenes controversy and drama from'Omar', MBC's biggest drama production ever in the history of theArabic television.

Nicole Scherzinger
09:45 GMT

The X-Factor pop duo are in town to film a segment of the UKversion of the reality show at Dubai's Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, andthey're wasting no time painting the town red.

07:33 GMT

This October’s Atelier/Festival is turning into a showcase of fresh music with the third confirmed act announced today, Nelly.

August 29, 2012

Lebanese Nawal Al Zoghbi turns her back on Syrian peer singer Asala Nasri
14:02 GMT

Asala Nasri's back causing shudders among her peer group, who are still unnerved by her all-out support for bringing down Assad. Nawal al Zoughbi is snubbing the TV hostess-singer by dodging her show.

National Youth Orchestra of Iraq.
12:04 GMT

Muslims, Christians, Arabs and Kurds make sweet music together for a performance in London.

Claire Danes, Homeland
11:16 GMT

Homeland - the big hit TV show - is arriving in the UAE via OSN. The TV success stars Claire Danes’ as a CIA officer out to prove war hero is actually a terrorist. Season 1 begins on August 28 at 10pm on OSN First HD and OSN First.

Saber Al Rebai is in search of the next voice of the Middle East
10:52 GMT

As Tunisian singer Saber Al Rebai looks forward to his upcoming stint as a judge on the Middle East's version of popular TV talent show 'The Voice', he says that he will be looking for just that.