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Alama joined the X Factor panel in place of Wael Kfoury. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:03 GMT

Ragheb Alama and Ahlam never stopped bickering on Arab Idol, but what would he do if she followed him to The X Factor Arabia?

Nicole and her co-stars pose for a photo behind-the-scenes together. (Image: Albawaba file)
11:10 GMT

Lebanese beauty Nicole Saba is busy filming for TWO Ramadan TV series as we speak!

Latifa is leaving us hanging on what show she'll star in this Ramadan. (Image: Facebook)
10:52 GMT

She's been offered a starring role in the Ramadan show "Al Thaher", but she's still taking her time to decide whether or not to accept. Some have jumped the gun and already reported that she's in like flynn.

These are those "just shocking" pics of Jana. (Image: Facebook)
10:37 GMT

Amr Diab's daughter Jana is just too shocking for some in her pj's that cover pretty much her whole body.

Mohamed Mounir performing live. (Image: Facebook/ Mido Emam photography)
10:17 GMT

Egyptian singer Mohamed Mounir joined the movement to fight breast cancer by performing at the Seventh Medical Conference for Breast Tumors.

Shakira showing her Lebanese love at a performance in her fatherland.
09:36 GMT

Colombian born pop star Shakira's daddy is Lebanese, and now she's passed on that Arab linage to her newborn son Sasha Piqué Merbarak.

Chelsea Instagrammed this with the caption, "A Muslim allowed a topless Jew to sit on his camel. And we say we can't live side by side? I say we try and we can and we will. And, You don't even have to be topless. L'chaim." (Image: Instagram)
09:14 GMT

What's Chelsea Handler been up to lately? She took her jugs out to promote peace in the Middle East, of course!

What will Zeina do now that Ezz is getting married? (Image: Albawaba file)
08:29 GMT

Zeina is reportedly still married to Ahmed Ezz, but he's just gotten engaged to another woman. What did she have to say about that?

Kadem Al Saher is happy to be singing with Mohammad Abdo.
06:50 GMT

These two old school songsters are ready it together this time. Kadem Al Saher and Mohammad Abdo have a duet for the first time "Sir Sa'adati" (The Secret of My Happiness).

The Cairo Opera House announced that it is suspending all concerts across all of its venues until Monday.(Image: Flickr)
05:00 GMT

Following the horrific attacks on Sinai over the weekend, the Cairo Opera House suspends all performances until Monday, February 2.

January 31, 2015

Umm Kulthum will forever remain the only singer to unite Arabs with her music. (Image:
06:00 GMT

A timeline highlighting the life and career of the world's most iconic singer Umm Kulthum.

January 30, 2015

Ezz is being accused of marrying Zeina in secret and having her twins. (Image: Facebook)
15:33 GMT

We can't believe it either, but rumor has it that Ahmed Ezz is now engaged, despite still fighting a paternity battle in court with Zeina!

January 29, 2015

Parwas and her cars. (Image: Facebook)
23:41 GMT

She lost season two of "Arab Idol", but she's definitely winning at life.

Umm Kulthum performing on stage. (Image: cropped from Wikipedia)
23:25 GMT

Ever wondered what's all the hype about Umm Kulthum. Here's all the dish.

Carmen is confident in the work she presents and isn't bothered by Dounia's comments. (Image: Albawaba file)
14:34 GMT

Carmen Suleiman finally responds to Dounia Batma's criticisms of her!