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November 10, 2014

DJ Mark Knight at the decks. (Image courtesy of Facebook)
11:36 GMT

Having worked with Black Eyed Peas on their award-winning album "The-End", DJ Mark Knight will bring his magic to the Middle East later this month.

"Long Night" and "Bus 321" will be featured in "Gulf Voices".
11:24 GMT

The 11th edition of DIFF is coming next month and will feature the best the region has to offer in the "Gulf Voices" program.

Sabah has always tried to remain glamorous regardless of her age! (Image:
08:33 GMT

Sabah, mostly known for her music and love for toy boys, is celebrating her 87th birthday today!

Assaf takes selfies with his fans at the MTV EMAs in Glasgow. (Image: Facebook)
07:52 GMT

We knew Mohammed Assaf would do it, and he made us all proud after winning the MTV EMA for best Middle East Act in Glasgow, Scotland last night.

November 9, 2014

Musicians played first movement from Mozart's Symphony no. 40. (Image: Ati Metwaly)
15:21 GMT

An orchestra played famed Mozart's Symphony no. 40 surprising the people gathered around the Cairo Festival City mall.

What exactly is Ghada Abdel Razek playing at? Director Mamdouh Shaheen has accused the actress of running off with his thousands! (Image: Albawaba)
15:07 GMT

What exactly is Ghada Abdel Razek playing at? Director Mamdouh Shaheen has accused the actress of running off with his thousands!

Are Kfoury and Ahlam more than just friends? (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:18 GMT

What is it with Wael Kfoury and other women? And by other women we mean ones that aren't his wife! Did he really secretly marry Miss Middle Easy Ahlam Hajji?

Maali Zayed has made her mark on the film industry. (Image: Facebook)
11:10 GMT

Egyptian actress Maali Zayed is said to be suffering from cancer. Our fears have been confirmed.

Amy Samir Ghanem is single and still smiling. (Image: Facebook)
10:59 GMT

Maybe it was wishful thinking from relatives, but Amy Samir Ghanem was only rumored to have gotten engaged. She's still single, Dudes!

Tamer Hosny is using his voice for a purpose. (Image: Facebook)
10:50 GMT

With Egyptian and Lebanese armies in mind for their daily subjection to terrorist attacks, Tamer Hosny uses his voice to show some patriotism.

One of the CIA's "reel vs real" tweets on Friday. (Image: Twitter)
10:02 GMT

The CIA took to Twitter on Friday to correct plot points of the movie Argo in a "reel vs. real" series of tweets.

Republica has returned to the music scene. (Image courtesy of
09:37 GMT

With their 90s hit "Ready to Go" appearing in several US TV shows, the Britpop group Republica reunited a few years back and are bringing their music to the Middle East.

Pamela is apparently Israel's no1 fan! (Image:
08:10 GMT

She loves her animal shelters but doesn't mind some home demolitions - Pamela Anderson among celebs who raised millions for IDF over the weekend.

Haifa Wehbe to join Star Academy this week.
06:48 GMT

Haifa has a special gift for viewers this week as she plays guest on the talent show "Star Academy Arabia".

November 8, 2014

This year, the Panorama will screen 38 films from 25 countries over ten days. (Image: Al Ahram)
16:03 GMT

Seventh Panorama of the European Film, which runs between 19 and 28 November, unveils full programme and details.