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January 16, 2014

Backstreet's NOT back, alright?! (Image: Facebook)
08:34 GMT

Despite recent reports, the hit boy band "Backstreet Boys" are not actually scheduled to return to Dubai for the first time since 2009, much to the disappointment of many a girl in the region.

Tomy told his fans: “Be sexy if you trust the size of your package.” (Image: Facebook)
08:23 GMT

Oh, boy! Tomy Omran has done it again. In his latest FB blunder, Tomy "seduced" his fans with a Very revealing underwear shot of himself.

Look at that face. Does he seem to be a politically staunch person to you? We thought not.
08:13 GMT

Trying to keep things PC, Amr Diab aims to respect all parties in Egypt, but someone hacking into his Twitter account made it look otherwise!

Is Arab Idol big enough for the two of them next season?
07:45 GMT

Arab Idol judges Ragheb Alama and Ahlam are not on speaking terms, so how will that work on-screen of the talent show's next season? It may not! Rumors have it that the R man will only return to the show if Ahlam doesn't.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's Grand Opera Gala (Image courtesy of Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Squeeze in a little night of culture a la Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Bahrain National Theatre tonight!

January 15, 2014

Ragheb's got a reason to smile with lots of money err music-making going on! (Image: Facebook)
13:41 GMT

Living up the life of a superstar celeb, Ragheb Alama races through Istanbul, Dubai, Kuwait, and Egypt for his upcoming album as "Moon and Stars" company plans to produce his proposed reality TV show.

10 days of Animae Music starting now!
13:39 GMT

It's not too late to catch one of 11 performances across the country of Jordan as a part of third sacred music festival.

A night to remember: Rock and roll aficionados in Kuwait had a night of great musical treat from one of the best young bands in the US, Filligar. (Image: Facebook)
13:25 GMT

Rock and roll aficionados in Kuwait had a night of great musical treat from one of the best young bands in the US, Filligar.

"The Factory Girl" film poster from the Dubai International Film Festival.
13:19 GMT

Premiering in Egypt at the Luxor Egyptian & European Film Festival next week, Mohamed Khan's award-winning film takes center stage.

Seif has been busy working on several productions in the Arab region. (Image: Facebook)
13:15 GMT

Syrian actor and director Seif Al Din Subayee is busy traveling around all over the region to work on a bunch of creative work projects.

Arab Idol winner Mohammad Assaf (Image: Facebook)
12:18 GMT

Mohammad Assaf has proved himself to be the most beloved star of 2013. Congrats, Moe!

Cate Blanchett with her Golden Globe award in hand (Image: Facebook)
11:40 GMT

After heading up a jury at the Dubai International Film Festival recently, Cate Blanchett is on cloud nine, snagging the award for best actress at the Golden Globes, while Jennifer Lawrence received best supporting role for "American Hustle", which was the curtain closer for the festival in December.

Hisham has seriously embarrassed his co-host Fifi on the first episode of their new show on Sunday. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:32 GMT

Dancer-turned-TV-Host Fifi Abdo was seriously embarrassed on the first episode of her new show, thanks to her co-host Hisham Abbas.

Unlike his shaved-head look now, Amr had a full set of curly hair when he was a young man. (Image: Facebook)
08:14 GMT

Ever wondered what Amr Diab looked like back in the day? So did we! The singer was brave enough to publish an old snapshot of himself for everyone to see.

Say cheese! Ragheb Alama celebrated Louai's birthday with his wife and eldest son. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The Alama family were all smiles as they celebrated the birthday of Ragheb's youngest son, Louai.