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19 كانون الثاني/يناير 2015

Luckily for Miss Jordan 2015 (right), she bears no resemblance to Jordan's former beauty queen (left), Zeina al Alami. (Image: Albawaba edit)
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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)
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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.
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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)
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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)
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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:
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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)
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It was a sad Sunday for Egypt as thousands gathered to say goodbye to Arab cinema's timeless actress Faten Hamama.

18 كانون الثاني/يناير 2015

The aim of the Muscat Chamber Music Series is to provide workshops and free concerts so that people in Oman can learn more about the value of music. (Image:
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Oman aims to teach people the value of music through its upcoming Muscat Chamber Music Series.

Ahlam, yet again, poses in one of her latest pricey gowns! (Image: Facebook)
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Over-the-top diva Ahlam loves perfume SO much that you can always smell her before she's even entered the building!

Dalia Al Buhairi looks good in blonde. (Image: Facebook)
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It's a new year and a new look for Dalia Al Buhairi. She's got some golden locks for 2015.

Myriam Fares rose from her sick bed to perform as scheduled at a wedding in Dubai. (Image: Instagram)
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The Lebanese diva has kept her worried fans up to speed with her recovery process after suffering from a sever case of food poisoning.

The "offensive" Facebook picture that landed Ahmed in hot water with Haifa's fans. (Image: Facebook)
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Young Eyptian actor Ahmed el Fishawi is in hot water for grabbing Lebanese superstar Haifa Wehbe's "ass"!

Screenshot from Sharmoofers' music video "Ot w Far". (Image: YouTube)
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Sharmoofers new music video "Ot w Far" (Cat and Mouse) has more than 150k hits on YouTube.

Elissa hitting up the Mall of the Emirates. (Image: cropped from Twitter)
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Lebanon's beloved Elissa strolled through the DXB Fashion Photograph exhibition over the weekend at the Mall of the Emirates.

Yusri passed away on Friday evening after a long struggle with kidney failure. (Image:
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Egyptian actor Yusri Mustafa died on Friday evening after a losing battle with kidney disease.