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August 12, 2014

George hasn't commented on the Gaza conflict but Amal said that "there should be an independent investigation and accountability for crimes that have been committed." (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:17 GMT

While George Clooney makes no comment on the Gaza-Israel conflict, Amal Alamuddin turns down an offer to join the UN's special observation team on the war in Gaza.

Fifi with some of her guests at Hanadi's wedding. (Image: Facebook)
10:35 GMT

Fifi Abdo welcomed celebrities at her daughter Hanadi's luxurious wedding in Cairo this week.

Kazem is thrilled to be a granddad again. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:14 GMT

Kazem el Saher has become a granddad again!

Omar Al Abdalaat is taking a career hiatus (Image: Facebook).
06:26 GMT

The Jordanian singer is postponing his album and canceling his concerts as a step of solidarity with the people of Gaza.

Is the show "Saraya Abdeen" now dead? (Image: Facebook)
05:20 GMT

Amro Arafa has said "See ya" to the makers of the past Ramadan drama "Saraya Abdeen" and won't be coming back for a sequel.

Assi Helani sadly had to say "Next time" to Paula Ya'qoubian. (Image: Facebook)
04:46 GMT

Unstable security conditions in Lebanon led Assi Helani to postpone a big interview scheduled with Paula Ya'qoubian.

Somaya Al Khashab has lost some serious weight, but it wasn't through a center, she says.
04:24 GMT

A viral ad featuring a pic of Somaya Al Khashab leads to more controversy on just how the diva has a new slim and trim look.

Carole Samaha's smokin' hot song is out on the world wide web. (Image: screenshot from YouTube)
04:02 GMT

Carole Samaha's single "Sahranine" quickly became the most heard song on Anghami after it was released on the app, and the success is still going strong.

August 11, 2014

A selection of photos of Rita and an old black & white picture of her with Darwish. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:40 GMT

If you've been waiting for forty years to find out who Mahmoud Darwish's lover "Rita" really is, then you've got to read this story!

The second Jasmine International Film Festival is scheduled to kick off on August 23 and will run until August 28, 2014. (Image: Press TV)
10:58 GMT

The second edition of Jasmine International Film Festival (TJIFF) is programmed to be held simultaneously in two Iranian cities of Tehran and Amol.

David performing one of his water tricks. (Image: Facebook)
10:41 GMT

American illusionist David Blaine to do magic tricks for three nights in Abu Dhabi later this month.

Enrique puts his success down to truly loving what he does. (Image: Nex1.tv)
09:49 GMT

Enrique Iglesias talks about the reasons behind his incredible success over the years.

Gigi and Cody on the set of the singer's music video. (Image: Facebook)
09:13 GMT

Cody Simpson holds out hope he can win back his Sports Illustrated model girlfriend Gigi Hadid after HE broke up with her.

Asala was totes surprised by her daughter's Instagram pics. (Image: Instagram)
05:04 GMT

Syrian singer Asala Nasri's head is reeling after her daughter Sham surprisingly seems to be back together with her ex-fiancé.

No Tel Aviv beach for this babe this month. (Image: Facebook)
04:16 GMT

The American pop star was slated to take the stage in Tel Aviv on August 20.