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May 16, 2014

Kasem's adult children have said their stepmother, Jean, prevents them from seeing Kasem, who suffers from Lewy body disease and can no longer speak. (Image: Flickr/Alan Light)
19:22 GMT

The children of the ailing radio and TV personality have been fighting with his wife Jean over his care.

Get it Mohammad Assaf!
12:42 GMT

He's made it big in MENA after winning "Arab Idol" season two, and now North America is showing they love them some Mohammad Assaf too.

May 15, 2014

George Clooney just wants to be near this woman!
21:36 GMT

We heard he was planning to move to the UK, but the Hollywood star is clearly ready to make the transition sooner rather than later.

Tamer Hosny is out to prove his wife's innocence (Image: Facebook).
08:45 GMT

Happy Birthday, Basma! Oh, and by the way here's proof for all the world to see you were never married before.

She's on her way, Beirut!
08:34 GMT

Her most recent album "Ana Katheer" (Me A Lot) will soon have music videos to coincide with two of its songs.

Rowan Atkinson (aka "Mr. Bean") hitting up Petra on Wednesday (Image courtesy of Petra).
05:00 GMT

The actor who played Mr. Bean in the comedy show decided to hit up our region's ancient landmark of Petra.

May 14, 2014

Maisa is currently in Kuwait filming her new Ramadan TV series. (Image: Facebook)
15:17 GMT

It's all about the heart and what it desires, and right now, Moroccan actress Maisa Moghrabi is Crazy in Love.

George Clooney's in love and he doesn't care how much it costs to show it! (Image: Facebook)
11:36 GMT

The Hollywood star besotted with Beirut-born Amal Alamuddin is clearly so excited to marry his Middle Eastern fiancée that he's willing throwing down some serious moola to prove it.

Myriam Fares showing off her shiny in Dubai (Image: Facebook).
11:07 GMT

She's got the cash, and she knows how to use it!

Hamada Hilal and Mervat Amin tag team in "Hamati Bithibni" this Ramadan. (Images: Facebook)
10:19 GMT

Selecting the stars is the director's job, not mine, says Hamada Hilal.

Shamma Hamdan is ready to sing for Fujairah (Image: Facebook).
09:06 GMT

She made it to the Arabs Got Talent finals, and now she's got a concert coming up in Fujairah.

Cast of the spy thriller TV series "Homeland". (Image courtesy of
08:35 GMT

It takes a lot of cash money to make Los Angeles look like the Middle East, so why not move production to Israel where the cast and crew can enjoy after-hours attraction in Tel Aviv?!

Workers set up a giant official poster of the 67th Cannes Film Festival, featuring Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni on May 12, 2014 on the facade of the Palais des festivals in Cannes, southeastern France. (Image: AFP/VALERY HACHE)
08:12 GMT

The media and entertainment organisations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai will come together at the UAE Pavilion at Cannes from 14 to 25 May to promote the local film industry.

May 13, 2014

Say what?! Ola Ghanem's scenes are gone! (Image: Facebook)
11:00 GMT

Most unfortunately, Ola Ghanem will have to re-shoot her scenes in the new film “Romeo Al Sayidah” (Romeo of the Woman) after the hard disc containing those she had already filmed was stolen.

BBC Arabic is bringing it this fall! (Image courtesy of
10:30 GMT

BBC Arabic will launch a film and documentary festival from October 31 to November 3, 2014 at BBC Radio Theatre.