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April 27, 2013

Hole in One! The Bieb plays golf.
10:19 GMT

Justin Bieber is perhaps looking for a bit of privacy from his legion of teenage fans when he goes to Dubai next week, as new reports suggest the pop star has booked a golf course for his own personal use in the UAE.

April 26, 2013

Bassem Yousef (middle) at the Time Magazine's gala
11:32 GMT

Being named "a hero" by the American satirist John Stewart of the Daily Show, Bassem Youssef makes it onto Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

April 25, 2013

After an epic six year break from the small screen, legendary Egyptian actress Suhair Ramzi is finally ready to return to our TVs this Ramadan.
13:31 GMT

After an epic six year break from the small screen, legendary Egyptian actress Suhair Ramzi is finally ready to return to our TVs this Ramadan.

Tamer's getting fit
12:28 GMT

Tamer Hosny may be in the U.S., but he sure is keeping busy!

Samira Saeed to perform live on Arab Idol
12:07 GMT

A fan of the show, Morocco's diva Samira Saeed is in Beirut gearing up for her live performance on Arab Idol this weekend.

Simmer down, Fadel. Simmer down.
08:43 GMT

Has Fadel Shaker gone totally cray-cray? The resigned singer turned strict Salafi Muslim might have completely gone off his rocker when he used Twitter to lash out at haters. Simmer down, Fadel. Simmer down.

Al-Sununu Choir
08:30 GMT

Thirteen-year-old Ali Musa, a Palestinian refugee, declares that he plans to become a musician in the future, thanks to a new music program seeking to unite Palestinian voices.

Najwa Karam is keepin' it comin'
07:53 GMT

Najwa Karam is keepin’ it coming with a new song for her upcoming album, a fresh music vid, and proof that she’ll still have a seat with her name on it next season at the “Arab’s Got Talent” judging bench.

Photo courtesy of ReTune Studio Facebook page
07:10 GMT

In Egypt, to get ahead in the music world, you have to have a connection. If you do not, then it is over,” Farghaly explained. ReTune Studio turns nobodies into somebodies: a rapper's Cinderella story.

Van Gogh-inspired poppy flower painting by Taha Hussein
06:49 GMT

Taha Hussein didn't cut his ear off, but some of his artwork is inspired by the late great Van Gogh.The Al Masar Gallery has a new exhibition of Taha's "Latest Work on Paper", open until May 9th.

You too can learn to be a smooth movin' star
06:22 GMT

Justin Bieber's dancers will give fans a chance to dance like a superstar at a special event just hours before the Justin's first Dubai gig. Participants might even get to dance with the man himself.

April 24, 2013

Yemeni merchants know asking forgiveness is better than permission
15:09 GMT

Turkish movie stars like Almdar are very popular here. Their faces adorn labels in shopping centers and in markets and are pasted on perfume bottles, cosmetics and clothes. But all of this advertising is done without their permission.

Khaled Salim shares all on "Tonght with Hani"
14:59 GMT

Fans of Khaled Salim will have more than daytime eating to look forward to after Ramadan because the Egyptian singer shared on "Tonight with Hani" his plans to release his new album just after the holy month.

Ahmed Ezz doesn't want a superstar wife.
14:27 GMT

Ahmed Ezz goes from professional to personal in a rare interview on MTV Lebanon’s new show "Wahdak" (Alone) and breaks the heart of female superstars with his preference for women outside the entertainment industry.

Happy Birthday, Ella!
13:51 GMT

On the count of three, let's all say, "Aww!" Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram melts the heart of fans with a cute pic of her daughter Ella celebrating her 2nd birthday.