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February 16, 2014

Ayman Reda and Bassem Yakhour are returning for the tenth season of their popular TV drama series “Buq’at Daw” (Spotlight). (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Ayman Reda and Bassem Yakhour are returning for the tenth season of their popular TV drama series “Buq’at Daw” (Spotlight).

Ahmed with his wife Maha. (Image: Facebook)
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Rumor has it that Ahmed El Sakka's wife is seriously ill in London. But is it really true?

Cairo is in love with Myriam Fares! (Image: Facebook)
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Love was in the air, and so was Myriam Fares as she flew into Cairo for a performance at the Four Seasons hotel on Saturday.

"Zelal", "Kirikou", and "Spartacus" are some of the events going down in Egypt this week.
10:20 GMT

Pull away from the video games and get into the culture. There's much to do and see in Egypt this week!

Everyone is super excited to see what all the fuss is about Haifa's new movie. (Image: Facebook)
09:56 GMT

Haifa Wehbe's film "Halawet Rouh" (Rouh's Beauty) has been given the seal of approval by the Egyptian Censorship Committee.

Will Ahmed now take responsibility after finding out the twins are really his? (Image: Facebook)
09:24 GMT

Ahmed Ezz can deny things no more, as Zeina has now proved that Ezz really is the father of her twins!

Nancy Ajram at the Tunisian airport (Image: Facebook)
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Tunisia was scheduled to have two back-to-back nights with Nancy Ajram on February 13 and 14. The first gig was cancelled just hours before Arabia's sweetheart songstress was scheduled to take the stage, allegedly because organizers didn't have the needed permit.

Rihanna with Shakira in the controversial music video
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Accused of promoting lesbianism among angry Arabs, Shakira's latest music video got her footballer partner Gerard Pique's stamp of approval before production.

There will be various performances as usual at the Cairo Opera House this week. (Image: Facebook)
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Look forward to this week in Cairo and Alexandria by enjoying a varied range of musical and dance evenings.

Nancy Ajram shared a very special sketch of her and her family, which was of course done by one of her hardcore fans! (Image: Facebook)
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Nancy Ajram shared a very special sketch of her and her family, which was of course done by one of her hardcore fans!

February 15, 2014

Will Haifa be really joining he judging panel of Arab Idol? (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Ahlam is always one step ahead when it comes to trying to annoy Ragheb Alama. Now, she's nominated Haifa Wehbe as judge on Arab Idol Season 3. Uh, oh!

Amr Salama's "La Moakhza" (Excuse My French" currently sits at the top of the Egyptian box office.
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In a country where hostility between citizens of different faiths permeate society, this film directed by Amr Salama's give a fresh take on discrimination in Egypt.

February 14, 2014

Last week, Mansour wrote on his personal twitter account: “Disney decided I am no longer the official voice of Donald Duck in its middle-east dubbed cartoons because of an anti-Zionism tweet. Proud!” (image: Facebook)
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Wael Mansour, an Egyptian television and radio presenter who was officially fired by Disney in January for calling on the destruction of Israel expressed his pride following his dismissal.

Karl Lagerfeld has chosen the very sunny United Arab Emirates as the destination to showcase Chanel's next Cruise collection. (Image: Facebook)
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Karl Lagerfeld has chosen the United Arab Emirates - which reaches temperatures of 100 degrees during the month of May - as the destination to showcase the French fashion house's next holiday collection.

February 13, 2014

Olly's Dubai fans can celebrate Valentine's Day with their idol this year. (Image: Facebook)
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Yes to love and yes to music, because Olly Murs will be performing in Dubai on the very special Valentine's Day.