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May 26, 2013

Dancing all the way to Indonesia, Psy is sure to perform his hit 'Gangnam Style' when performing
10:47 GMT

South Korean superstar Psy will be performing in Indonesia, home to the largest population of Muslims in the world, in a concert to celebrate the strong diplomatic ties between the two countries.

"Blue is the Warmest Colour" by a French-Tunisian director turns heads
09:09 GMT

While the film may not be about gay rights, "Blue is the Warmest Colour" by French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche still brings up the highly controversial issue at the 66th Cannes Film Festival.

Mohamed Mounir mixes it up with contestants and judges on Arab Idol
08:56 GMT

"The King" himself gave a guest star performance on one of the region's fave talent shows "Arab Idol" in a night that judges, contestants and audience members alike won't soon forget.

Nour El Sherif wears a smile for the camera, but is getting run down
07:55 GMT

Egypt's legendary actor is burning the candle at both ends and is sleepless in Cairo as he works hard to ensure "Khalf Allah" is up and running come Ramadan.

Photo cred goes to Ahram Online's Facebook page
05:00 GMT

Witty, talented, and award-winning art is tossed on the walls of Cairo's Anthropologie Gallery right now. Czech out cartoonist Jiri Silva's fun display, commemorating writer Franz Kafka.

May 25, 2013

And the winner is....Mohammad al-Reifi! Already the most popular on social media, he won over everyone's heart at the X-Factor final on Friday.
09:43 GMT

Auld Lang Syne! This season of the X-Factor crowns super popular Moroccan Mohammad Al Reifi.

Egyptian actress Donia Samir Ghanem could be trying out her wedding gown as we speak.
07:47 GMT

Donia Samir Ghanem and her love are keeping the big day a secret, denying spreading rumors about the wedding date.

Who would have thought that scandalous Razan would be the one introducing dubstep to the Arab world?
05:00 GMT

Done with the shooting of her upcoming new drama, the Lebanese sexpot will launch her new "dubstep" style clip this month.

May 24, 2013

Hani Ramzi puts an end to his late night talk shows to focus on acting.
08:01 GMT

Hani Ramzi brought down the curtain on his popular talk show to focus on the shooting of his upcoming television drama.

Last song for "Arab Idol"? Najwa wants her father to be better before she returns on stage.
07:33 GMT

Lebanese singer Najwa Karam will not confirm her presence as a guest in next season of "Arab Idol" until her father's health condition improves.

May 23, 2013

Nancy Ajram is returning to her roots and connecting with her fans.
14:57 GMT

Nancy Ajram is making a new music video, and it will include dozens of willing fans. Come one, come all!

An "Arabian Knight" is soon to come, but we're excited for Friday in Dubai with Tamer
13:00 GMT

Tamer Hosny we’ve missed you! After months across the sea workin' with Akon and Pitbull, the region’s hottest songster is back to business in the region with a Dubai concert this weekend.

No yawns, but plenty of Yanni coming to the Byblos International Festival
10:23 GMT

Byblos International Festival has unveiled the exciting lineup of performers at Lebanon's most exciting summer event.

Sherine is stoked for a new season
08:49 GMT

After recently signing up with the brand spankin’ new production company Nogoum Records, songstress Sherine Abdel Wahab is rollin’ tape on a new record too.

Intimacy Exhibition (Photo by Thoraia Abou Bakr)
07:53 GMT

Characters in the paintings of the "Intimacy" exhibition at the Picasso Art Gallery in Zamalek welcome guests and almost seem to invite conversation.