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August 26, 2014

Jumana says that she has no intention of quitting her acting job! (Image: Facebook)
14:54 GMT

Rumor has it that Jumana Murad is quitting acting. Could her new hubby have anything to do with it?

Qamar and Mehiar are still in love after many years of marriage and romance. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:31 GMT

Syrian actors Qamar Khalaf & Mehiar Khodoor are now the proud parents of a baby girl - and it's their first child!

Robin's tribute, which saw him make fun of women in Hijab, offended many people around the world. (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:44 GMT

Billy Crystal leads Robin Williams Emmys tribute, but then offends some with "racist" joke about Iranian woman.

Will we see a collaboration between Van Damme and Elsaka soon? (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:06 GMT

Ahmed Elsaka is a very lucky man! He's been receiving some special voice messages from the handsome Jean Claude van Damme!

The moment Assaf had sand poured all over him in support of Gaza. (Image: YouTube)
08:52 GMT

Mohammad Assaf joined the line-up of people taking on the #RubbleBucketChallenge in support of Gaza.

August 25, 2014

Nour el Sherif is the leading male actor in "Cairo Time." (Image: Facebook)
14:09 GMT

Nour el Sherif and Mervat Amin are set to return in a new film after 14 years of not working together!

Gary poses with his "Since I Saw You Last" tour DVD! (Image: Facebook)
13:34 GMT

Take That frontman Gary Barlow to close his "Since I Saw You Last" tour in the UAE.

Will "Engineer" Youssef win his District's upcoming Parliamentary elections? (Image: Facebook)
12:26 GMT

Director Khaled Youssef is officially running in the upcoming Egyptian Parliamentary elections!

Egyptian short film “The Visit” has been selected to be screened at the Festival. (Image: Myfestivaldb.com)
09:32 GMT

As the Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival approaches, one Egyptian film has granted a place to get screened at the festival!

Selim was a prominent Egyptian actor with many famous titles to his name. (Image: Mydreambox.net)
09:03 GMT

Egyptian actor Abdel Mohsen Selim has passed away at the age of 70.

America Ferrera as Betty in the US TV series "Ugly Betty." (Image: Funny-pictures.net)
08:55 GMT

Hollywood starlet Salma Hayek is enraged with Amy Samir Ghanem's latest TV drama showmakers for stealing her hit US TV series "Ugly Betty's" ideas to use in Amy's show!

August 24, 2014

Austrian actor and former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives for the Empire Awards at a central London venue. (Image: Jon Furniss /Invision/AP)
14:51 GMT

Hollywood stars sign petition in support of Israel. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Minnie Driver and Kelsey Grammer among celebrities who voiced their criticism against the 'singling out' of Israel during Gaza war.

Tarek Yamani “A condensate of passion. Yamani always manages to be, as Paul Verlaine once said, 'not exactly the same, not exactly another'.” (Image: Bluewhalemusic.com)
12:05 GMT

"It was in New York where it all merged: the Afro American Jazz and the Arabic music," writes 'Victor Argo' in a fascinating tale about Lebanese musician Tarek Yamani and his latest album.

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Lucy." (Image: AP/Universal Pictures, Jessica Forde)
11:25 GMT

Scarlett Johansson’s thriller “Lucy” debuted in first place at the box office in Lebanon last weekend. Did it have anything to do with her kiss with Amr Waked? Hmmm!

The hilarious moment Haifa was drenched in icy water! (Image: YouTube still)
08:16 GMT

While Haifa Wehbe accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge, Nancy Ajram preferred to write a cheque instead!