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20 كانون الثاني/يناير 2015

Majida El Roumi is ready for Sharjah (Image: Facebook)
11:19 بتوقيت جرينتش

The highly anticipated concert by Lebanese songstress Majida El Roumi in Sharjah just got all the more enticing. All the money earned from the gig will go directly towards charity.

Hassan El Raddad (Image: Facebook)
11:17 بتوقيت جرينتش

It's meant to be good luck to wish an actor to "break a leg" before a performance, but actor Hassan El Raddad got a little too close for comfort to the real deal on set his new film "Al Sitah Tabtah".

Mervat Amin stars in "Cairo Time" (Image: still from film courtesy of Dubai International Film Festival website)
09:47 بتوقيت جرينتش

It's a beautiful film really. It's just odd that it comes to an end abruptly.

Britney is said to be mourning the death of Sundahl following news of his death in Afghanistan. (Image: Independent UK)
09:42 بتوقيت جرينتش

US pop icon Britney Spears is said to be mourning the death of ex-boyfriend John Sundahl, who was shot down while flying a helicopter in Kabul, Afghanistan.

A figure of the golden age of Egyptian cinema, Hamama’s career reached its pinnacle in the 1940s and 1950s. (Image: Google)
08:34 بتوقيت جرينتش

We go back down memory lane in remembrance of Faten Hamama's journey to stardom.

19 كانون الثاني/يناير 2015

Hend Sabry has become an advocate for WFP. (Image: Twitter)
16:36 بتوقيت جرينتش

Ever the advocate for ending hunger, Hend Sabry donates gown from her movie “Al-Gezira: Part one” to the cause.

Charbel Rouhana get down on the oud. (Image: Facebook)
16:15 بتوقيت جرينتش

Paris is about to get some Arab entertainment. Lebanese oud players Charbel Rouhana and Elie Khoury are tag teaming with Iranian tar player Azad Mirzapur to perform at the Theatre Des Abbesses in Paris on January 31.

Abs-olutely beautiful: Lucy Mecklenburgh showed off her incredible bikini body during a recent trip to Dubai. (Image: The Daily Mail)
14:58 بتوقيت جرينتش

British health and fitness expert Lucy Mecklenburgh recently treated herself to a luxurious trip to Dubai.

Luckily for Miss Jordan 2015 (right), she bears no resemblance to Jordan's former beauty queen (left), Zeina al Alami. (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:37 بتوقيت جرينتش

Remember the controversial Miss Jordan 2014? This year, JO proved its beauty worth in the Miss Arab 2015 competition with a new-and-improved beauty queen, AKA Sireen Barakat!

Tommy Tiernan is ready to travel to Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
12:15 بتوقيت جرينتش

The audience is about to go cray cray as Irish stand-up Tommy Tiernan brings his jokes to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on Thursday, March 26.

Sharif Muneer is so sad over the loss of his friend.
10:41 بتوقيت جرينتش

Egyptian producer Mohammad Hassan Ramzi passed away last Tuesday, and his actor friend Sharif Muneer is taking it hard.

G.R.L is about to get it on at Redfest DXB (Image: Facebook)
08:53 بتوقيت جرينتش

Two new names have been released for the Redfest DXB lineup

Judges in Iran have ordered the closure of a daily newspaper for its reporting of Clooney's support for Charlie Hebdo. (Image: The Independent)
08:30 بتوقيت جرينتش

An Iranian newspaper has been banned by its government for reporting George Clooney's support of Charlie Hebdo!

Miss Lebanon has been severely criticized for having her selfie taken with "the enemy." (Image:
08:01 بتوقيت جرينتش

Miss-understood Lebanon claims Miss Israel photobombed her selfie!

Hamama began her career at the age of 7 after being discovered via a school talent contest. (Image: The Daily Star)
07:37 بتوقيت جرينتش

It was a sad Sunday for Egypt as thousands gathered to say goodbye to Arab cinema's timeless actress Faten Hamama.