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April 28, 2013

Who's competing? The 13 contestants or the judges?
09:31 GMT

It's a non-stop battle of Ahlam vs. Alama on the screen of Arab Idol, leaving us wondering whether its contestants or judges competing for the title.

Another one bites the X Factor dust
09:16 GMT

Episode 6 left Marwa Ahmad in the X Factor Arabia dust after losing to fellow bottom-dweller contestant Eman Karakebo from Elissa's team.

Preach it, Hani. Preach it.
07:36 GMT

Hani Salama is prepping to film the indoor scenes his new television drama "Al Da'iyah" (The Preacher), scheduled to air this Ramadan. The preacher’s job may be extraordinary, but the show reveals he still has probs in life and love just like everybody else.

Justin Bieber fanatic Neha Sayed burst into tears last night as she was declared the UAE’s ‘Ultimate Belieber’. (Photo: Virgin Radio Dubai Facebook)
06:35 GMT

Justin Bieber fanatic Neha Sayed burst into tears last night as she was declared the UAE’s ‘Ultimate Belieber’.

April 27, 2013

Half-Lebanese singer brings in her adorable baby boy Milan to 'The Voice', where she is on the judging panel
10:55 GMT

Shakira, who is half Lebanese, speaks about the joys of being a Mum to baby Milan.

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.