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April 25, 2013

Photo courtesy of ReTune Studio Facebook page
07:10 GMT

In Egypt, to get ahead in the music world, you have to have a connection. If you do not, then it is over,” Farghaly explained. ReTune Studio turns nobodies into somebodies: a rapper's Cinderella story.

Van Gogh-inspired poppy flower painting by Taha Hussein
06:49 GMT

Taha Hussein didn't cut his ear off, but some of his artwork is inspired by the late great Van Gogh.The Al Masar Gallery has a new exhibition of Taha's "Latest Work on Paper", open until May 9th.

You too can learn to be a smooth movin' star
06:22 GMT

Justin Bieber's dancers will give fans a chance to dance like a superstar at a special event just hours before the Justin's first Dubai gig. Participants might even get to dance with the man himself.

April 24, 2013

Yemeni merchants know asking forgiveness is better than permission
15:09 GMT

Turkish movie stars like Almdar are very popular here. Their faces adorn labels in shopping centers and in markets and are pasted on perfume bottles, cosmetics and clothes. But all of this advertising is done without their permission.

Khaled Salim shares all on "Tonght with Hani"
14:59 GMT

Fans of Khaled Salim will have more than daytime eating to look forward to after Ramadan because the Egyptian singer shared on "Tonight with Hani" his plans to release his new album just after the holy month.

Ahmed Ezz doesn't want a superstar wife.
14:27 GMT

Ahmed Ezz goes from professional to personal in a rare interview on MTV Lebanon’s new show "Wahdak" (Alone) and breaks the heart of female superstars with his preference for women outside the entertainment industry.

Happy Birthday, Ella!
13:51 GMT

On the count of three, let's all say, "Aww!" Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram melts the heart of fans with a cute pic of her daughter Ella celebrating her 2nd birthday.

Carole Samaha's soldier face
13:31 GMT

Some call it luck, Tamer might think it's war, but no one can beat Carole "the soldier"'s sucess in Egypt right now.

Mai's got her groove back
12:31 GMT

Mai Selim got her groove back and is starring in two dramas after taking some time off for baby.

Celebrity Chef Bobby Chin talks to Ahram Online. Image courtesy of Inquirer Lifestyle for illustrative purposes
12:25 GMT

Half-Egyptian, half-Chinese Chef Bobby Chinn talks to Ahram Online on how his Middle Eastern roots have influenced his cooking.

Singer and human rights campaigner Sir Bob Geldof will be in the UAE next month to discuss links between creativity and humanity.
06:33 GMT

Singer and human rights campaigner Sir Bob Geldof will be in the UAE next month to discuss links between creativity and humanity.

April 23, 2013

What did their kiss mean?
10:37 GMT

What did the kiss mean between Muna Zaki and Ahmad Al Sakka? This is the question that has resurfaced in the celebrity gossip mills.

"I promise I'm not in Syria!" says Jamal Suleiman
10:03 GMT

One fabricated photo and Jamal Suleiman is in hot water with supporters of the Syrian government. The actor denies claims that he sneaked into Syria to distribute some moola.

Shaikh Hazza Bin Zayed and other guests look at some of the Louvre's permanent pieces during the 'Birth of a Museum' exhibition.
09:37 GMT

The religiously and culturally diverse exhibit is now open to the public until July 20 at Saadiyat Island’s Cultural District.

Ghada does good deeds
09:26 GMT

Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Raziq may push her cast and crew into working through Ramadan, but she won’t leave them without a feast.