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October 22, 2013

Russell Peters pins a smile, gets ready for his performance in Abu Dhabi (Image: Facebook)
07:50 GMT

Our fave comedian is back in town for another dose of laughter all around at du Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi tomorrow.

Rihanna striking a pose in front of the mosque (Image: Instagram)
07:19 GMT

Rihanna's recent photoshoot at a mosque in Abu Dhabi while she was in town for a concert has caused quite a stir, and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre has released a statement in Arabic that the superstar didn't have permission to do so.

American actor Martin Sheen will be honored with a lifetime achievement award at the 10th edition of DIFF in December. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

This year, the Dubai International Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award goes to American actor Martin Sheen.

October 21, 2013

Ahlam says that women shouldn't be allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia. (Image: Facebook)
14:36 GMT

No wonder singer Ahlam has so many haters: she's never afraid to speak her mind, and she's now angered the women of Saudi arabia.

Rihanna hitting up the water park with her crew in Abu Dhabi (Image: Instagram)
14:00 GMT

All work a no play would make Ri Ri a dull girl. Ok, there's no way we could find stunning singer Rihanna boring, we'll admit, but she certainly had loads of fun at an Abu Dhabi water park while stopping in town for a hot gig.

Rihanna shined bright like a Diamond on the Abu Dhabi stage! (Image courtesy of www.emirates247.com)
11:06 GMT

True, she's had some mixed reviews on her World Tour, but Rihanna shined bright like a Diamond in Abu Dhabi with a gig that was off the chain.

Layla Elwi speaks out on Sisi (Image: Facebook)
10:46 GMT

He makes a good minister of defense, said Layla Elwi on TV, but General Sisi would be a great Pres too if no one else qualified were in the mix.

Is Razan Al Moghrabi really going to be a mum? (Image: Facebook)
09:27 GMT

You never know what's next with Lebanese singer Razan Al Moghrabi. But, according to close sources to the star, she's expecting a baby!

HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum at Art Dubai 2013. (Image: Art Dubai)
08:18 GMT

The Gulf region is witnessing a strong shift in its artistic and cultural landscape, with UAE and Qatar leading the way.

The Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival runs from today until Saturday. (Image: Facebook)
07:45 GMT

Is your lil one a budding filmmaker? Then you need to attend the Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival today.

A scene from the short documentary "Feeding Five Hundred", which will compete in the Emirates Film Competition at this year's Abu Dhabi Film Festival. (Image courtesy of twofour54)
07:15 GMT

"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.

"Constructive and inspiring meeting with His Royal Highness Prince Mamdouh Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud" (Image: Twitter)
06:57 GMT

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.

Ghada Adel has revealed that she will not be starring in an upcoming TV show called 'Two Women', as per media reports. (Facebook)
05:00 GMT

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

Rihanna has shocked her fans by posting a series of photographs of her wearing a hijab and posing at an Abu Dhabi mosque. (Image via Instagram)
11:29 GMT

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 grieves the loss of Wadi al-Safi (Image courtesy of nawaret.com)
10:26 GMT

Sabah and al-Safi go way, way back, and the celeb won't soon forget the pain of losing her "career companion".