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April 27, 2014

A previous Stars Wars being filmed in Tunisia.
14:02 GMT

Fans can expect some major differences in the seventh episode of Star Wars, which is currently being filmed in the UAE capital

When will Yara meet the right man to give her a family and children? (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:41 GMT

Yara says that she's waiting for her other half, who will make her a mother and give her the family she dreams of.

Jihad and Tom will be acting buddies in the new Hollywood film "A Hologram for the King." (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:45 GMT

Syrian actor Jihad Abdo is quickly climbing up the A-List ladder as he's granted himself an acting role alongside Hollywood's Tom Hanks.

"Run Boy Run" is about a brave little boy (Image courtesy of
10:53 GMT

The tale of an eight-year old boy who escapes the Warsaw Ghetto and for three years survives on his own in Nazi-occupied Poland could easy defy belief, if the survivor were not still alive and ready to document and detail his experiences.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis brought their exotic selves to Abu Dhabi (Image courtesy of Rotana Times).
10:41 GMT

For those curious to see how the Muslim world would respond to these same-sex marriage promoters, fans of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis received them just as warmly on Friday as other parts of the world.

Mohammad Assaf is forever the charmer (Image: Facebook)
10:03 GMT

Just in case you were questioning just how victorious Arab Idol winner Mohammad Assaf is, here's proved himself again.

Here's a sneak peek at what's yours for the attending in Egypt this week.
09:28 GMT

Whether it's classical or reggae music you're into, or if it's a dose of poetry and prose you prefer, Egypt's got it all this week!

She said yes! Amal & George are finally engaged. #HappyDay (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:24 GMT

Here's to the happy couple: Hollywood hunk George Clooney has finally popped the Q and Miss Amal Alamuddin was happy to say yes!

Will you be buying your ticket for Jobrani's Dubai show? (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Standup comedian Maz Jobrani is back in Dubai with his brand new tour ‘’My Lion is Moist Tour.”

April 26, 2014

Haifa Wehbe's heated performance in "Halawet Rouh".
20:02 GMT

The head of Egypt’s film censorship board has resigned following the banning of actress Haifa Wehbe’s latest film, reports Reem Leila

Star Wars camps in the deserts of Abu Dhabi (Image courtesy of Gulf News).
05:00 GMT

Almost nonchalant, a group of a dozen sweaty men – all but two Filipinos, one Briton and an Australian - are busy dressing up, for a while now, in what seems like an intricate array of robotic costumes to curious onlookers near Mirdif.

April 25, 2014

Luck doesn't seem to be on Azmi's side at the moment with him being arrested for possessing drugs and accusations of a secret marriage. (Image: Facebook)
05:30 GMT

Has Ahmed Azmi done an Ahmed Ezz and secretly married another woman?

Paharaon delivered a speech in which he congratulated Habib on her Film, hoping for more Lebanese youth aspiring to represent Lebanon in the best way and raise the name of this country in the Arab and international forums (Image courtesy of
05:00 GMT

Sonia Habib got some props for Lebanon's Tourism Minister for her film which embodied the aspect of co-existence in Lebanon.

April 24, 2014

Athar Al Hakim has spoken, and Haifa Wehbe and the Lebanese are NOT happy about it (Image: Facebook).
13:06 GMT

Haifa Wehbe has way more outspoken haters these days after her controversial role in "Halawet Rouh".

With her judging panel buddy Ragheb Alama replaced by Wael Kfoury, Nancy Ajram may not be adjusting to the transition too well. (image: facebook)
12:48 GMT

With her judging panel buddy Ragheb Alama replaced by Wael Kfoury, Nancy Ajram may not be adjusting to the transition too well.