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January 20, 2014

Muscat Festival attendees will see live in concert Carmen Suleiman and Majed Al Mohandes this year.
12:11 GMT

Music and sports, that's what the youth want! No food festival or fashion week at this year's Muscat Festival, but there will be Majed Al Mohandes and Carmen Suleiman in concert!

The film follows three revolutionaries, Ahmed Hassan, Magdy Ashour and Khalid Abdalla. (Image: Naharnet)
09:59 GMT

"The Square" is a film about the Egyptian Revolution and what the Egyptian people have been doing since 2011. This is a review of the 2013 production.

Tayem Hassan and Bassel Khayat will star together in "The Brothers." (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:28 GMT

After limiting his acting participation to only two TV drama series this year, Lebanese and Egyptian ones, Syrian actor Bassel Khayat has decided to go the extra mile and star in a third drama this year.

Wael thinks people are in need of his religious music album. (Image: Facebook)
08:49 GMT

Wael Jassar refused to discuss his religious views, yet is soon coming out with a religious music album!

A perfect V Day present: Live the Legend of Zorro in Abu Dhabi this Feb. (Image:
08:11 GMT

The sexy Zorro will come to life on stage in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever, in a dramatic theatre production that’s sure to blow your mind away.

The UAE community and visitors will experience both the tangible and intangible heritage of the Emirate through a wide range of activities at the grounds of Qasr Al Hosn. (Image:
07:43 GMT

The annual Qasr Al Hosn Festival will be celebrating the history of the fort and centuries of Emirati culture and tradition in the UAE starting this February.

"Fabrica Band" rockin' out on stage back in May, 2012. (Image: Facebook)
07:01 GMT

Taking their art and music on the road, "Fabrica" is US bound until the 29th of January.

Assaf has just completed recording four songs from his first ever music album. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Mohammad Assaf is living the high life as he continues to mingle with yet more celebs in the entertainment world, only this time they’re all in the recording studio!

January 19, 2014

Ahmed's been accused of secretly marrying actress Zaina. (Image: Facebook)
14:46 GMT

Is Egyptian actor Ahmed Ezz married to fellow Egyptian actress Zaina? According to rumors, the two got secretly married and Zaina is now pregnant with his baby!

Samira Saeed sings her heart AND pays her civic duties! (Image: Facebook)
10:56 GMT

Taking her practice of voting in every election with her when she moved to Egypt, Samira Saeed was definitely a part of the election process for the country's new amended constitution. Was she nay or yay, can you guess?!

Bushra cannot believe her luck, as she will be starring alongside Amr Diab in "Fame." (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:56 GMT

Egyptian actress Bushra is over the moon after being nominated to star in a new TV drama series with none other than the awesome Egyptian singer Amr Diab.

Laila has decided to work on a totally new production idea this Ramadan season. (Image: Facebook)
10:08 GMT

If you enjoyed watching “Farah Layla” (Layla’s Wedding Day) last Ramadan, then that was it. Laila Elwi has scrapped the idea of a sequel for the successful show this Ramadan season.

"Just a Toy" is one of the 35 films to be screened at the unifying festival in Bahrain. (Image courtesy of
10:07 GMT

The National Unity Film Festival in Bahrain "will help the public know about the rare era in the history of Arab cinema" as they screen 35 of the country's films.

"The Wolf of Wall Street" makes one wonder if good really does ever triumph evil. (Image: Facebook)
09:52 GMT

UAE peeps still get fraudulent cold calls like those on "The Wolf of Wall Street", but this film does little to empathize with the unfortunate folks whose life savings were dissipated. Of course, if you've watched the film in a cinema over here, the plot is rendered incomprehensible anyway!

Satirical Egyptian comedian Bassem Youssef was one of the 100 people topping the list. (Image: Facebook)
09:26 GMT

Our region's stars have topped the 100 influential people list compiled by the Foreign Policy Magazine in 2013. #winning