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January 26, 2014

"Hareem Al Sultan", one of many popular Turkish soap operas that are taking over.
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After receiving raging success across the Middle East, Turkish soap operas are finding fame and fortune beyond the region in places like China, Russia, and more.

A young and youthful Randa plays the role of an unhappy woman because she's married to a much older man. (Image: Laha Magazine)
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Randa Al Buhairi is starring in a new film where she bags herself a much older man, but it isn't all roses and butterflies!

January 25, 2014

Contestants are welcomed to showcase their talents and compete on Jordan Star. (Image: /facebook)
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If you have a specific talent and would like to share it with the world, or if you like watching other people's talents, then Jordan Star is the new show to look out for.

Arms crossed, game face on, and Karim Abdel Aziz is determined to get the filming finished at last for "Blue Elephant". (Image: Facebook)
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All that crazy snow and bad weather kept Karim Abdel Aziz from finishing his current film "The Blue Elephant" in time for its scheduled release during the winter vacation, but there's only one scene left now to do before producers can call it a wrap.

January 24, 2014

Elissa was supposedly getting married to a multimillionaire this year! (Image: Facebook)
05:30 GMT

So Elissa is not getting married this year after all. Damn!

Globe trotting Basem Yakhour is heading back to his roots for an upcoming drama. (Image: Facebook)
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Well, hello hometown! Syrian star Basem Yakhour is making his way back to his country's capital city to take part in the new drama "Al Dumari".

January 23, 2014

Asala's show "Soula" is doing fabulously well with celebs in the Arab world. (Image: Facebook)
12:12 GMT

One lucky Arab singer got paid a whopping $150 thousand to appear on Asala's TV show "Soula."

Ahlam seemed to have had a great time appearing on Asala's show "Soula." (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Asala and Ahlam were busy on Tuesday night as they hit the studio together to film an episode of Asala's TV show "Soula."

Nicole's life-long dream is to sing with a Gulf accent. (Image: Facebook)
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Nicole Saba was full of praise this week of Nancy Ajram and Yara for their skillful way in singing with a Gulf accent.

The popular pic that showed the two are buds again! (Image: Facebook)
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"Omar and Salama" co-stars were rumored to be on the outs when Mai turned down a nomination to star alongside Tamer again in the upcoming drama "Yasin", but that all changed when the starlet celebrated her 34th birthday.

These two are gonna get the party started tonight at the Muscat Festival, along with Mohammad Abdo.
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It's time to get the party started in Muscat! Concerts at the City Amphitheatre tonight are only the beginning of the fun to come between now and February 22.

Amr Salama's "Excuse My French" is one of two controversial films in theatres now.
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"Excuse My French" and "Family Secrets" opened in theatres across Egypt this week, chartering taboo territories of subjects like religious discrimination and homosexuality. Oops, we said it!

Sensational pianist Karim Said has been playing since the tender age of 9. (Image: Facebook)
08:26 GMT

Karim Said has found himself in piano at the age of 9. This tells the story of his ultimate success at the young age of 24.

"A Human Being's" director Islam Bilal. (Image: Egypt Independent)
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The brilliant film "A Human Being" won the top prize at the Arab Mobile Film Festival in Amsterdam.

January 22, 2014

The happy couple enjoying their engagement party with the celebrity father and mother in tow.
14:26 GMT

With grief being the name of the game the last couple years for Egyptian star Hani Shaker after losing his daughter to cancer, joy has returned to the family as they celebrated his son's soon nuptials.