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May 18, 2012

Fatima (Beren) with her off-screen love interest
15:33 GMT

The kiss that sparked a thousand Facebook comments: When husband and wife kiss, Fatima fans want to know why her real boyfriend has not got more to say.

Haifa Wehbe
14:54 GMT

Egyptian film writer Tareq Badawi has filed a complaint with the Cinema Professions Union in Egypt against the writer, Mustafa Muharam, of the television drama “Al Mawlid” (a word that refers to a religious recital) and the leading actor in the drama Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe.

Carmen Suleiman
14:09 GMT

Egyptian star Carmen Suleiman and winner of the popular talent show ‘Arab Idol’ has been forced to halt all singing performances to focus on her academic studies to makeup for the class time that she missed during her participation in ‘Arab Idol’.

Nancy Ajram
13:38 GMT

Lebanese composer Sameer Safir said that the most recent US concert tour by Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram is considered the most successful held by an Arab artist and she broke the record for most fans in attendance for a performance.

00:16 GMT

Prominent Algerian legendary singer Warda has passed away at the age of 73 after encountering a sudden heart attack in her Cairo home.

May 17, 2012

George Wassouf
13:09 GMT

General Manager of the music production company ‘Rotana’ Salem Al Hindi confirmed that prominent Syrian singer George Wassouf is not partially paralyzed after suffering a brain stroke before several months.

Ramy Ayach
12:55 GMT

Lebanese singer Ramy Ayach’s music tour in the US and Canada has so far been very successful.

Mohamed Fouad
12:42 GMT

Egyptian singer Mohamed Fouad said that he has cancelled all performances and will not present anything new due to his concern over the future of Egypt.

Counting down Madonna in UAE concert: Save the dates for more than 50,000 fans over two nights from June 4 in Abu Dhabi.
11:23 GMT

Organisers of Madonna's debut concert in the UAE are leaving no stones unturned as the pop queen prepares to wow more than 50,000 fans.

May 16, 2012

 "You were breathtaking. You are still very young but your singing in Arabic is amazing." said Najwa Karam to singer Shamma Hamdan.
17:00 GMT

The world has discovered Shamma Hamdan, the first Emirati woman to make it to the finals of the hit reality show Arabs Got Talent. Fame has had its ups and downs for the 18-year-old, but she is unbowed by criticisms and promises to surprise at her next performance.

"There's a lot of potential in the Arab world and all these shows help in bringing them in the spotlight," said Ali Jaber.
13:56 GMT

The singing competition The Voice is coming to the Arab world, with scouts scouring the region for talent.

03:58 GMT

Tunisian singer Latifa said that she strongly opposes the Egyptian Television Censorship Committee censoring intimate scenes from classic Egyptian films.

Shatha Hassoun
03:32 GMT

Iraqi singer Shatha Hassoun has achieved significant success in her less than five years in the music industry and has made a place for herself among the canon of great Arab singers.

Asala Nasri in the US
03:19 GMT

Prominent Syrian singer Asala Nasri recently held a grand performance in California to support Syrian revolutionists who are fighting for their right to live in a democratic country and demanding the resignation of the government of President Bashar Al Asad.

Ahmed Helmy's own brand of stand-up marks his return
00:18 GMT

Egyptian young comedian Ahmed Helmy is back to show business, presenting his new stand-up routine.