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March 5, 2014

Al Farabi performing at one of their gigs. (Image: Arab News)
09:47 GMT

Saudi "Al Farabi' are the new "It" band. Get ready, their music and lyrics are like nothing you've ever heard before.

Mads will undoubtedly reach her eight-kilo target in the two-month timeframe she's been given. (Image: Facebook)
08:28 GMT

Madeline Matar is joining Sayidaty Magazine's campaign against obesity. Will she reach her target and lose 8kg in 2 months?

Cate Blanchett confessed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she slept with her Oscar (image: courtesy of popsugar)
07:52 GMT

The Academy Award winning star with Arab acting roots has confessed to sleeping with her Oscar. Cate Blanchett bared the truth on The Ellen DeGeneres show.

Majida Al Roumi is coming, Egypt! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Musical goddess Majida Al Roumi has decided return after 13 years to help promote tourism in Egypt.

March 4, 2014

Mona Zaki is one thankful food poisoning survivor.
14:02 GMT

Here's what Mona Zaki wrote to her fans for their support while she was in the hospital.

Funny woman Fey is set to star in and produce an adaptation of "The Taliban Shuffle." (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:26 GMT

American comedian actress Tina Fey is set to star in the upcoming film adaptation of Kim Barker's best-selling book "The Taliban Shuffle."

Tamer Hosny's travels across America weren't without hiccups (Image: Facebook)
13:23 GMT

Tamer Hosny was warmly received by fans but not the weather as severe weather caused a car accident among his band members traveling to the airport while on tour in the US.

This is Safa's second time in an Egyptian drama. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:10 GMT

Safa Sultan has begun filming scenes for her upcoming TV drama "Women's Illnesses" in Egypt.

Mai is now at home recovering from her short-lived health-scare. (Image: Facebook)
10:17 GMT

Mai Hariri was rushed to hospital after losing consciousness on Sunday night.

George Clooney has eyes only for Amal Alamuddin! (Image: Daily Mail's Facebook)
10:15 GMT

Despite his starring role in the seven Academy Award winning film "Gravity", George Clooney was notably missing from the Oscars. Looks like the Middle East has been pulling on his heart strings.

Cate looks a far cry from her younger self in the 1990 Egyptian film "Crabs." (Image courtesy of Facebook/Al Arabiya/Al Bawaba edit)
09:20 GMT

Little did any of us know that Cate Blanchett has some very old roots in the Arab world!

Scarlett Johansson with fiancé Romain Dauriac (Image courtesy of
08:50 GMT

With the SodaStream scandal all behind her, Scarlett Johansson is expecting something great in her future with fiancé Romain Dauriac.

Ramy's mother's funeral will take place on Wednesday this week. (Image: Facebook)
08:43 GMT

Ramy Ayach's mother passes away on Monday evening.

Suhair chose to wear the headscarf just over 20 years ago now. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Is it true? Is Suhair Ramzi really planning on taking off her headscarf?

March 3, 2014

Problems seem to be following Ahmed wherever he goes. (Image: Facebook)
16:45 GMT

Things don't seem to be going in Ahmed Ezz's way this month, as he's now facing a new dilemma in his work life.