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December 14, 2014

Majida performs on the Al-Ahliyya Amman University stage on December 12, 2014. (Image: Facebook)
13:26 GMT

Majida el Roumi graced the stage in Amman on Friday, with a beautiful concert filled with "Love and Peace."

 "The Theory of Everything" screened at the Dubai International Film Festival last week. (Focus Features)
10:18 GMT

"The Theory of Everything," a film based on Stephen Hawking and his wife's life, made it to the big screen at the Dubai International Film Festival.

Syrian Hazem Shareef won Arab Idol on Saturday, beating 26-year-old Saudi Majed Al Madani and 24-year-old Palestinian Haitham Khalaileh to the winning title. (Image: Facebook)
09:39 GMT

After months of tough competition, Syrian singer Hazem Shareef claimed the Arab Idol winning title.

A still from "The Sleeping Tree." (Image: Broadcast Pro Middle East)
09:03 GMT

Looking out for local interests too, the Dubai International Film Festival that's currently underway has included 17 films in its Enjaaz program.

December 12, 2014

Salma Hayek to portray Egyptian woman in new movie. (Image: Facebook)
11:55 GMT

They've been pretty much absent from films, in heroine roles at least, but Salma Hayek is hoping to remedy the lack of Arab women in cinema.

December 11, 2014

UAE singer Ahlam is over the moon as she welcomes Emirati singer Hussain al Jasmi to the Arab Idol stage this Saturday. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:04 GMT

UAE singer Ahlam is over the moon as she welcomes Emirati singer Hussain al Jasmi to the Arab Idol stage this Saturday.

Assi and his buddy Kazem will be bringing in the New Year together in Beirut. (Image: Facebook)
11:28 GMT

Get ready to celebrate the New Year with Assi Helani and Kazem el Saher in Beirut this December!

Diana Haddad and her fans pensively wait for her album release on December 17th. (Image: Facebook)
10:56 GMT

The Lebanese singer has a holiday gift for her fans - an “Ya Bashar” (Oh People) album release one week before Christmas!

Check out the celebrity lovebirds Maksim Khalil and Sawsan Arsheed on their 10th anniversary. (Image: Facebook)
10:28 GMT

“You have gotten a ten out of ten in our first ten years of marriage," Maksim the romantic wrote to his wife on their anniversary.

Egyptian stars Nadia Lufti and Ahmed Helmy care about each other.
10:01 GMT

After showing constant concern while her co-patriot artist was in the US for surgery, Egyptian actress Nadia Lufti was the first star that Ahmed Helmy rang when he returned to home soil.

Forget your worries and focus on love with Lara Scandar's online digital concert this Sunday. (Image: Facebook)
09:57 GMT

In the spirit of Christmas and giving back, Lara Scandar is giving the Middle East their first ever online digital concert this December 14.

The Arab Idol 2014 finalists Saudi Majid Al Madani, 26, Palestinian Haitahm Khalailah, 24, and Syrian Hazem Sharif, 21. (Image: Facebook)
09:12 GMT

As things hot up on stage this Saturday night, who will be crowned the Arab Idol 3 winner?

Egyptian filmmakers Mervat Amin and Noor El Sherif were in attendance at DIFF's opening night. (Image: Facebook)
08:55 GMT

Emily Blunt opened the star-studded night that drew in celebrities from around the region and globe, as well as the less fabulous in fashion, nerdy cinephiles.

December 10, 2014

Abdel Minem Amayri posing with his wife.
14:30 GMT

Syrian fashion designer Manal Ajaj was embarrassed after her invited guest, Abdel Minem Amayri, was not allowed to enter Germany for the show she wanted him to direct.

Prince William and Kate Middleton lay flowers at 911 Memorial in New York City. (Image: hellomagazine.com)
13:55 GMT

Prince William and Kate Middleton made an appearance at the New York City memorial of that fateful September 11 event.