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May 23, 2013

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.

Hani Shaker is all good, Folks!
07:42 GMT

Whilst the fans in the region have a tendency to assume the worst that a star is either ill or dead when they cancel a show, this fear once again did not come true with Egyptian singer Hani Shaker.

Fete de la Musique is coming soon!
05:00 GMT

On June 21, several venues around town – along with 430 other cities around the world – will celebrate the “Fete de la Musique”, an international music festival started over 30 years ago.

May 22, 2013

This is the face and film of Mohammed Saed, Egypt's rising box office king.
13:16 GMT

Egyptian film “Tatah”, starring comedian Mohammad Saed, is close to surpassing the already mind-blowing profits achieved by the film "Samir Abu Al Nile", starring fellow Egyptian funny-man Ahmad Makki.

Jennifer Aniston has moved on from Brad and is touched by Angelina's bravery
10:38 GMT

Dubai's top breast cancer doc affirms Angelina Jolie's decision to get a double mastectomy, and now even Jennifer Aniston (Brad's former love) is moved to tears over her bravery.

SummerFest Abu Dhabi is gonna be crunk!
09:52 GMT

Summer just got 52 times better with so many concerts and family edutainment ahead in the UAE!

Lebanese youth are loving break dancing
09:42 GMT

Amped up on Red Bull energy drinks, B-boys from around the world dance their way through the competition in Beirut, where the pastime has become quite popular.

Yousra denies taking advantage of the "Algerian Rose"
09:29 GMT

Egyptian actress Yousra and her show's writer deny taking advantage of the late, beloved Algerian singer "Warda", even though she's using a verse from one of her songs for a Ramadan drama.

Hani Ramzi takes the judicial stand
08:58 GMT

Like Gandhi, Hani Ramzi is the change he wishes to see in the world. The comedian actor is taking a stand by attending a high profile conference to improve the Egyptian judicial system.

AiDA poster gets us excited for another dose of the famous opera
05:00 GMT

Get excited for another round of the Giuseppe Verdi Opera "Aida" at the Cairo Opera House four magical evenings in May.

May 21, 2013

Syrian actress Sulafa Mimar and Jordanian actress Abeer Issa star in "The Expert".
13:47 GMT

Can a show get any more controversial than having a rebellious Jewish mother whose daughter secretly converts to Islam?

Justin Bieber calmly accepts his award despite the loud jeers during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
11:00 GMT

Pop teen star Justin Bieber is getting mixed reviews wherever he goes, whether its Dubai or the Billboard Music Awards in Sin CIty. Some have Bieber fever, while others just want him booed off the stage.

Aishwarya Rai is stylin' at the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals in an Elie Saab dress on May 19, 2013 (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
09:09 GMT

Lebanese designer goods made it onto the red carpet at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in France over the past week.