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March 6, 2014

Cyrine has been compared to Angelina Jolie for her humanitarian work. (Image: Albawaba edit)
07:22 GMT

Cyrine Abdelnour finally finishes filming her upcoming reality TV show “Bila Hudood” (Without Limits).

Painting by Shayma Kamel. (Image: Mashrabia Gallery)
05:00 GMT

In her latest solo exhibition 'Cinderella Tales' which opened 16 Feb at Mashrabia Gallery, Egyptian artist Shayma Kamel tackles disparities between representation and reality in contemporary Egyptian society.

March 5, 2014

Myriam isn't exactly known for her sweet girl image, which could help in her upcoming role as a prostitute. (Image: Facebook)
14:27 GMT

Myriam Fares is playing the role of a prostitute in her first ever acting experience.

The official poster for the controversial film "Nymphomaniac." (Image: Facebook)
13:25 GMT

Turkey's Islamic-rooted government has banned the x-rated film 'Nymphomaniac' because of its sex scenes.

"12 Years A Slave" is playing in a Muscat multiplex, but many are opting not to see it. (Image: Facebook)
12:18 GMT

The multiplex screening films that won an Oscar is not that far away, but Muscat residents won't go the distance to do so.

The cattiness continues between Haifa Wehbe and Elissa.
11:56 GMT

On a phone interview with Raja Naser Al Din and Rudolf Hilal on the show "Bikhsoos Hal Shi" (With Regards to the Matter), Haifa Wehbe shut down an insulting comment from her fellow celeb.

Najwa Karam partying hardy at 88 Café – Resto in Beirut.
11:22 GMT

Thank God for self-extinguishing candles because 48 would be too many to blow out herself!

Your Face Sounds Familiar has been a worldwide hit, and now we get our own version! (Image: Facebook)
10:52 GMT

Thank you MBC for bringing us yet another regional version of a worldwide hit talent show.

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.