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August 29, 2013

Talented Kuwaiti actress Mariam Al-Saleh is battling cancer. (courtesy of ashghan)
07:18 GMT

The sad news of Kuwaiti actress Mariam Al-Saleh being diagnosed with cancer hit Kuwaiti actors and actresses on Twitter yesterday.

Samaana is a competition aimed at promoting instrumental music through discovering talented new composers to introduce to the public. (Shutterstock/Silver John)
05:00 GMT

A new composing competition is now open to all Arabs in Egypt. Samaana aims to discover the Middle East's most talented composers.

August 28, 2013

Maya Diab is in heaven, taking a vacay with her husband 'cause apparently she's still married! (Image: Facebook)
10:59 GMT

Maya Diab claims she's still a lawful wedded wife, and she's got the romantic vacation to prove it!

British band Ferocious Dog will be heading to Bahrain for their debut gig this month. (Image: Facebook)
10:47 GMT

The Gulf is increasing in popularity with its music gigs, and British folk band Ferocious Dog seem to be fans of the region. They're heading to Bahrain for a gig at the end of this month!

Al Warsha theatre troupe will be recounting tales of the revolution in Jordan in September 2013. (Image: Facebook)
10:26 GMT

Egyptian theatre troupe El Warsha are heading to Jordan this September to give us a taste of their work at the Hakaya theatre festival.

The Gypsy Queens brought their 'tude and their tunes to town in Beirut. (Image: Facebook)
10:24 GMT

Crooning out "Fly Me to the Moon" in totes a public place, The Gypsy Queens' share how their high hopes have led them to our neck of the woods.

Myriam posing with her two favorite things: Guns and donkey "Fairuz." (Image: Fairuz)
10:09 GMT

Myriam Klink can't handle not being in the spotlight; but has she gone a bit too far by naming her donkey after the Arab world's most-beloved star "Fairuz?"

Kazem El Saher put his coat on for a hot performance in Lebanon. (Image: Facebook)
09:18 GMT

It was a cold night in Ehden, but superstar Kazem El Saher put on his coat for a hot performance in Lebanon.

Actor Abed Fahed will be starring in an Arab-Egyptian film production. (Image: Facebook)
08:43 GMT

Syrian actor Abed Fahed was busy meeting up with Egyptian film producers in Beirut and sealing the deal for a new film role!

Drama queen, but not a drama star. Haifa Wehbe's too high maintenance for new TV show. (image: Facebook)
08:38 GMT

No hope for Haifa starring in a new drama now after sources say that her high budget demands are just plain unrealistic.

Amr Diab is busy filming music clips and not worrying about his leaked album. (Image: Facebook)
07:58 GMT

Superstar Amr Diab has been busy filming his music videos in Greece this month; not bothered by the leaking of his album or you know, the naked-women-at-his-concert-scandal!

Cairo Liberation Front
05:00 GMT

Joost Heijthuijsen, a 35 year-old Dutch music producer founded a three man DJ set dubbed Cairo Liberation Front dedicated to playing Egypt-born mahragant music across Europe.

August 27, 2013

Michael Jackson's production team and influential jazz singer Quincy Jones will be two of the highlights at the seminars hosted by Dubai Music Week next month. (Images: Facebook)
12:00 GMT

‘Emirates World Exclusive Quincy Jones Seminars’ will give insight into the complicated world of music production. It's gonna be an all star event, with will.i.am making an on stage appearance too!

Carole Samaha kicks the dust off her feet in the Egyptian desert while filming her new clip. (Image: Facebook)
10:03 GMT

It was no holds barred as Carole Samaha set out to make one pricey music vid for the song "Wahshani Biladi" (I Miss my Country).

Ragheb Alama misses Ramy Ayach's wedding day for Iraq! (Image: Facebook)
10:03 GMT

Lebanese singer Ramy Ayach celebrated his wedding in style last weekend, with the attendance of Arab A-Listers and VIPs. Singer Ragheb Alama, however, was not to be seen at the big event!