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November 9, 2014

What exactly is Ghada Abdel Razek playing at? Director Mamdouh Shaheen has accused the actress of running off with his thousands! (Image: Albawaba)
15:07 GMT

What exactly is Ghada Abdel Razek playing at? Director Mamdouh Shaheen has accused the actress of running off with his thousands!

Are Kfoury and Ahlam more than just friends? (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:18 GMT

What is it with Wael Kfoury and other women? And by other women we mean ones that aren't his wife! Did he really secretly marry Miss Middle Easy Ahlam Hajji?

Maali Zayed has made her mark on the film industry. (Image: Facebook)
11:10 GMT

Egyptian actress Maali Zayed is said to be suffering from cancer. Our fears have been confirmed.

Amy Samir Ghanem is single and still smiling. (Image: Facebook)
10:59 GMT

Maybe it was wishful thinking from relatives, but Amy Samir Ghanem was only rumored to have gotten engaged. She's still single, Dudes!

Tamer Hosny is using his voice for a purpose. (Image: Facebook)
10:50 GMT

With Egyptian and Lebanese armies in mind for their daily subjection to terrorist attacks, Tamer Hosny uses his voice to show some patriotism.

One of the CIA's "reel vs real" tweets on Friday. (Image: Twitter)
10:02 GMT

The CIA took to Twitter on Friday to correct plot points of the movie Argo in a "reel vs. real" series of tweets.

Republica has returned to the music scene. (Image courtesy of
09:37 GMT

With their 90s hit "Ready to Go" appearing in several US TV shows, the Britpop group Republica reunited a few years back and are bringing their music to the Middle East.

Pamela is apparently Israel's no1 fan! (Image:
08:10 GMT

She loves her animal shelters but doesn't mind some home demolitions - Pamela Anderson among celebs who raised millions for IDF over the weekend.

Haifa Wehbe to join Star Academy this week.
06:48 GMT

Haifa has a special gift for viewers this week as she plays guest on the talent show "Star Academy Arabia".

November 8, 2014

This year, the Panorama will screen 38 films from 25 countries over ten days. (Image: Al Ahram)
16:03 GMT

Seventh Panorama of the European Film, which runs between 19 and 28 November, unveils full programme and details.

November 7, 2014

Wafa Amer won't be the "Arab Actor" judge. (Image courtesy of courtesy of
05:00 GMT

Yet another talent show is coming to our screens, but Wafa Amer won't be on it!

November 6, 2014

Cyrine Abdelnour with her fellow cast members at the press conference of their upcoming TV series "24 Carats." (Image: Facebook)
10:58 GMT

With three projects in the works at the moment, Cyrine is one busy celebrity.

It's all flowers and roses for Elissa right now: she's top of the Twitter chain!
10:48 GMT

She's got some close contenders, but Elissa currently has the most Twitter followers of any Arab celeb.

A still from Scarlett's ad for SodaStream! (Image: YouTube)
10:41 GMT

SodaStream to close factory in the West Bank that landed Scarlett Johansson in hot water.

These two have got the blues. For real. (Image courtesy of RAVYA)
09:14 GMT

They might have different belief backgrounds, but Ronnie Peterson and Lazer Lloyd put their religious diversity aside as they tour their blues around the region.