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May 26, 2014

The 150-year-old ancestral home of the Alamuddin family. (Image: The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
08:06 GMT

We take a look at Amal Alamuddin's Lebanese hometown and what its residents think of her tying the knot to George Clooney.

Carole Samaha basically told Elissa to take a chill pill on television.
08:00 GMT

On air "Al Hakam" (The Judge), Carole Samaha got down to the knitty gritty.

Samira is back in the recording studio after resuming work on her latest album. (Image: Facebook)
07:45 GMT

Moroccan superstar Samira Said is grieving the death of her mother, but is slowly coming back to life with a new music album.

Is Maya Diab sweet as honey in your opinion? (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

Meh, it may not be her best work creatively, but she surely does look good in the “Aywah” (Yes) music video.

Poker face Amr Diab won't discuss his reasons for cancelling (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT

After pulling the plug on gigs in the U.S. several times in a row, concert organizers have suffered serious financial losses. Will the States ever see his face on stage again?

What do Ahlam and Um Kulthum have in common? Everything according to the UAE singer! (Image: Albawaba edit)
05:00 GMT

What do Ahlam and Um Kulthum have in common? Everything according to the UAE singer!

May 25, 2014

Justin Timberlake stopped over in Abu Dhabi to sing his heart out as a part of his 20/20 tour. (Image: Facebook)
14:02 GMT

Justin Timberlake's hotter than hot performance (literally) was totes reminiscent of a night with MJ.

Tamer Hosny was ok with letting his co-star go off set for a bit. (Image courtesy of Facebook)
13:39 GMT

He's got a part on Tamer Hosny's “Farq Tawqeet” (Difference in Timing), but the gracious superstar said he could take a couple days off to film a French TV show "Engrenages".

Ragheb during his visit to Roumieh Prison. (Image: Facebook)
10:58 GMT

Ragheb Alama took his first mission as UN Ambassador in Roumieh Prison very seriously.

The Boyzone bringing it in Dubai (Image: Facebook).
10:27 GMT

They sure know how to "Light up the Night"! Boyzone totally nailed their boyband performance at the Dubai Tennis Stadium on May 22.

Aziz might have to upload his latest single somewhere else on the web now! (Image: Facebook)
09:59 GMT

YouTube have deleted Aziz Al Shafei's latest music video, and he ain't happy about it!

Mohammad Abdo with producer Hasaan Al Abdeeli (Image: Facebook)
09:57 GMT

He's been keeping the music coming for pretty much forever now, so we know his latest track “Thikrayatak” (Your Memories) is totes legit.

George is defo in Amal's mum's good books right now! (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:25 GMT

George Clooney wined and dined his future mother-in-law, Baria Alamuddin, on Thursday night (22.05.14), marking the first time he has seen her since proposing to Amal Alamuddin last month.

May posed with Adam and Lohan in Cannes. (Image: Instagram)
08:42 GMT

Lebanese starlet Mai Hariri attended the Cannes Film Festival where she hung out with stars like Lindsay Lohan and Adam Sabbagh.

George Clooney is keeping the romance coming for his Beirut-born bride-to-be.
07:58 GMT

Surprise! Let's go to Surrey! George Clooney took his new fiancée Amal Alamuddin to visit the set of the hit TV series "Downton Abbey".