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July 8, 2014

Factory Girl by the Egyptian director Mohamed Khan opened the MedFilm Festival in Rome on Friday in the director's presence. (Image: Facebook)
08:15 GMT

The 20th MedFilm Festival opened on Friday in Rome with Mohamed Khan's Factory Girl, one of several Egyptian films to be screened until 11 July.

Ahlam is seriously unhappy with MBC Egypt.
07:00 GMT

There were far too many commercial breaks in "Saraya Abdeen", and Ahlam ain't got no time for that!

Somaya has had the lights on her for many scenes, but she gives the dish on which time was the most trying.
06:39 GMT

No one was surprised when Egyptian actress Somaya Al Khashab described a rape scene she had to film 18 times as the hardest of her career.

July 7, 2014

Lang Lang clanking the keys at the Byblos Festival on Thursday. (Image: Facebook courtesy of Nabil Ismail)
16:52 GMT

Hailed by The New York Times as the “hottest artist on the classical music planet,” Lang wowed the Lebanese crowd at the opening performance of this year's Byblos International Festival on Thursday evening.

George Kurdahi can smile like this again after successfully reunited a couple on his show.
16:35 GMT

They'd been separated for over a year, but George Kurdahi managed to do some marriage magic and bring a couple back together on his show.

Basma and Tamer are now happier than they've ever been. (Image: Facebook)
13:23 GMT

Basma Bousel gave her and Tamer Hosny's fans something to smile about this week!

Kinda likes attentive and helpful actors! (Image: Facebook)
10:33 GMT

Kinda Alloush compares each acting role to a different dish... our guess is as good as yours!

How quickly will we be seeing Amal's baby bump if she really is pregnant? (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:15 GMT

So scandalous! Is Amal Alamuddin really pregnant with George Clooney's baby before they walked down the aisle?

George and Amal make the perfect match politically and romantically! (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:06 GMT

What a lovely wife-to-be lawyer Amal Alamuddin is for helping George Clooney achieve his ambitions for entering the White House.

Pip Anderson added to the Star Wars cast, along with Crystal Clark. (Image courtesy of UPI/ Star Wars)
07:00 GMT

Abu Dhabi is the lucky locale of the latest sequence from Star Wars, which has recently updated its cast list and release date.

The event is coming!
04:31 GMT

This week brings hippies inhabiting Israel the chance to relive memories at the sixth annual Jerusalem Woodstock Revival on July 10.

July 6, 2014

Will the Egyptian Prime Minister ban Nelly Karim's TV drama this Ramadan? (Image: Facebook)
13:37 GMT

A Facebook group has been created to petition for the cancellation of Nelly Karim's latest TV drama "Sijn Al Nisa'a" (Women's Prison).

Suzan Tamim was murdered by an Egyptian businessman in 2008. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:12 GMT

Late Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim's father is suing the cast and crew of TV drama "The Trial."

Hani left his "Casanova" life behind to start a family. (Image: Facebook)
12:17 GMT

We always want what we can't have, and to some women that includes a married Hani Salama!

TV viewers were so unhappy with Fouad's Israeli flag-raising on his prank show! (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:08 GMT

Mohammad Fouad has been a naughty boy, well, viewers of his prank show seem to think so!