October 21, 2013
"The Abu Dhabi Film Festival is not only about bringing the best of international cinema to the U.A.E., it s about showing the world the best of Emirati cinema," said Ali Al Jabri, Director of the Abu Dhabi Film Festival taking place October 24th through November 2nd.
Known for his participation in the production of an anti-Islam film, Dutch politician Arnoud Van Doorn has converted to Islam and performed the Hajj with 27k Twitter followers in virtual tow.
Egyptian actress Ghada Adel has denied reports that she'll be starring in the upcoming TV show 'Imra'atan' with Nelly Karim.
October 20, 2013
Global superstar Rihanna is in Abu Dhabi for a series of concerts and has celebrated the occasion by posing in a hijab at a mosque.
Sabah and al-Safi go way, way back, and the celeb won't soon forget the pain of losing her "career companion".
Poor Sherine Abdel Wahab! The Egyptian star has received death threats from a Palestinian woman after she posted a picture of her with Arab Idol champ Mohammad Assaf.
The good, the bad, and the totes cray cray have now officially been weeded through, leaving only the most interesting and we assume talented hopefuls remain in the Arabs Got Talent ring.
Unfortunate for Nancy Ajram, and for everyone who loved him, Wadih Al Safi’s untimely death coincided with the release of her latest clip. She’s gotten some serious backlash as a result.
It’s been many a Ramadan since we’ve last seen her on the small screen, but Bushra is back in business with a drama that’s ready to compete in next year’s holy month marathon. Will ‘Dalida’ take the cake?
It’s always unfortunate when the luck-filled saying “Break a leg” literally comes true for performers. Assi Helani wasn’t even on stage when the unthinkable happened; he was at a health club when he fell, breaking his right arm.
Not usually known as spokesperson for a cause, pop diva Haifa Wehbe steps out of character to join the "Don't Text and Drive" campaign
Our fave Egyptian actress won't be disappearing for too long. Contrary to prior belief, Mai Izz El Din is only on vacay, not a total career hiatus!
October 19, 2013
The man, the director, the actor, the theatre critic, the professor, the one and only Hanaa Abdel Fattah leaves a widespread legacy and will be long remembered with love after his death one year ago today on 19 October 2012.
"It has been brought to the attention of FLASH that a number of tickets for Rihanna's concert on October 19 at du Arena have been acquired by fraudulent means," said a spokesperson for Rihanna's gig tonight in Abu Dhabi. Check your tickets twice!
Khaled Selim expresses his love for Nancy Ajram.