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January 9, 2014

Safinar's "conservative" look on NYE (Image: Facebook)
09:04 GMT

While the majority of Egypt might think the hijab the standard of conservative clothing, for belly dancing Shafinar, wearing shorts underneath a sheer dress was meeting the bar.

Tamer Hosny shakes on it (Image: Facebook)
08:47 GMT

In a big career move, Egyptian superstar has signed a contract to join up with production company "Rotana".

Peace out, filming hiatus, Shujoon Al Hajery is back! (Image: Facebook)
08:37 GMT

We didn't see her on screen in 2013, but this year will bring us not one, but two television shows starring Shujoon Al Hajery!

Sama Al Masri is shaking up her own TV channel ridiculing Muslim Brotherhood (Image: Facebook)
08:12 GMT

If hating on the Muslim Brotherhood were a class, controversial starlet Sama Al Masri would be the prize pupil!

Shahed on her sick bed (Image: Instagram)
05:00 GMT

After her life was left hanging in the balance due to a recent illness, Kuwaiti actress Shahed is saying see you later to being an actress.

January 8, 2014

Disney Live: Mickey's Music Festival is coming to Abu Dhabi y'all!
11:17 GMT

For the first time ever in our region, Disney comes to Abu Dhabi in February with a musical mash-up of all our favorite characters.

Latest pic of Ghada and her man...all the "scandalous" ones have disappeared! (Image: Facebook)
11:00 GMT

Kissing in public is totes inapprope in this corner of the world, even if you're married, as Ghada Abdel Razek and her husband are experiencing!

Sesame Street Characters (Image: Facebook)
10:08 GMT

The team behind the Arabic version of Sesame Street were in New York this week visiting the makers and set of the original show.

The Immortal Michael Jackson in Dubai (Image: Facebook)
09:59 GMT

The long awaited "Immortal World Tour" in memory of the late, great Michael Jackson did not disappoint in Dubai.

Image of Bassem Kousa courtesy of arabesquefm.
09:55 GMT

Syrian actor Bassam Kousa is currently preparing for his role in the new historical TV drama series "Masra' Al Shams" (Conflict of the Sun). What could this show possibly be about?

Justin Timberlake is number one! (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

"The 20/20 Experience" by Justin Timberlake is announced as being the top selling album in 2013 just as rumors are floating that he might pop into Dubai in 2014.

January 7, 2014

The beautiful Nadine has become a hit on Instagram from her lil blue dress! (Image: Instagram)
19:19 GMT

Actress and former Miss Lebanon Nadine Njeim is doing oh-so-well on Instagram, and it's all thanks to a pretty dress by Zuhair Murad.

How well will Fifi do as a political TV show host? (Image: Facebook)
18:28 GMT

We never thought we'd be saying this, but Egyptian bellydancer Fifi Abdo is going to present a new political TV show on MBC Egypt. Ps: It's been postponed for a little while though!

Haifa claimed that she played out her rape seen tastefully. (Image: Facebook)
11:22 GMT

So many people have been looking forward to the release of Haifa Wehbe's new film "Halawet Rouh" (Rouh's Beauty), but it seems like the Egyptian Censorship Committee has other ideas going for them!

Wael Kfoury snuggles up next to X-Factor co-star Elissa as they prepare for "Star Academy" appearance. (Image: Instagram)
10:48 GMT

Which competitors in Star Academy have the X Factor? Star Acadamy finalists will be walked to the finish line with Wael Kfoury and Elissa.