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26 شباط/فبراير 2013

Myriam covered up for a visit to Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Mosque (Photo: Facebook)
10:20 بتوقيت جرينتش

Myriam Fares is usually strutting around in next to nothing but recently the Lebanese sexpot showed a rare display of modesty when she covered up for a trip to Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Zayed Mosque.

Amir Ramses director of the movie 'Jews of Egypt'
10:07 بتوقيت جرينتش

An interview with Egyptian filmmaker, Amir Ramses, who spent three years researching and shooting a documentary that presents a valuable insight into the nostalgia that haunts the exiled Jewish community.

Michael W. Smith
09:58 بتوقيت جرينتش

When it comes to soul-stirring gospel music with rock star flare, no one does it quite like Michael W. Smith. And this Friday the superstar performer will be wowing crowds in Abu Dhabi.

Left: Michelle Obama announcing the best picture winner at the Oscars. Right: The same image, as it appeared on an Iranian state news agency. (CBS News/Fars)
09:15 بتوقيت جرينتش

An Iranian news agency digitally altered an image of US First Lady Michelle Obama announcing the Oscar in a bid to make her look more modest.

Kinda Hanna is rumored to have married Syrian director, Naji Tu'mi, in a secret ceremony
08:57 بتوقيت جرينتش

At the beginning of the year Kinda Hanna kept her engagement a secret. Now the pesky star is at it again with a quiet wedding that was strictly invite only!

He might not have won but Fawad Mohammadi's family were still proud as punch of his Oscar nod
07:33 بتوقيت جرينتش

Relatives of the young Afghan star of "Buzkashi Boys" expressed more pride than disappointment upon learning on Monday that the Oscar-nominated movie didn't win.

Shaila Sabt is the first Arab Gulf woman to be nominated for Miss Universe. (Photo courtesy of Elaph)
05:28 بتوقيت جرينتش

A Bahraini model has been nominated for Miss Universe 2013, becoming the first Arab Gulf women to take part in the largest beauty pageant in the world.

25 شباط/فبراير 2013

One of Syria’s comedic legends Yasin Bakoush was killed Sunday night after being targeted inside his car in the Damascus neighborhood of Al Asali.
10:24 بتوقيت جرينتش

One of Syria’s comedic legends Yasin Bakoush was killed Sunday night after being targeted inside his car in the Damascus neighborhood of Al Asali.

Cairo Opera House celebrates Ammar El-Sherei on Wednesday with a concert and documentary film on his life.
09:53 بتوقيت جرينتش

The late Egyptian musician has a night in his honor at the Cairo Opera House.

Andrei Gavrilov (Photo: Sherif Sonbol)
09:23 بتوقيت جرينتش

Andrei Gavrilov, hailed as a genius in his own country, heads to the Middle East for a recital.

Stone Concert Gary Mounfield, better known as Mani, from the acclaimed English band The Stone Roses performed live in Dubai.
08:09 بتوقيت جرينتش

The Manchester rock group haven't played together for the last 10 years but that didn't stop them hitting the high notes in Dubai.

Actor Chris Tucker speaks onstage at the Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Santa Monica, Calif.
07:39 بتوقيت جرينتش

The U.S. star will be heading to the Gulf for his first stop on the global tour.

Dubai hotspot Cavalli is donning the gladrags and putting on its very own Hollywood show for Sunday night’s Oscars extravaganza as are Wellington Primary's Year 2 class...
07:22 بتوقيت جرينتش

The glitzy emirate decides to re-create the magic of the Oscars in the Middle East.

Ben Affleck's 'Argo' was named the Best Picture of 2012 at last night's Oscars
06:38 بتوقيت جرينتش

Ben Affleck has been winning awards left, right and center lately thanks to his critically acclaimed movie 'Argo' and last night he picked up the trophy of every actors dreams: the Oscar for Best Picture.

Anastacia is reportedly set to perform at the Dubai World Cup after-race concert
05:19 بتوقيت جرينتش

American singer Anastacia is set to take center stage at the after-race concert at the Dubai World Cup next month.