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September 17, 2013

Arab Idol finalist Salma Rashid is finally out of danger's way. (Image: Facebook)
08:41 GMT

Arab Idol finalist Salma Rashid lost consciousness after a scary car crash, but the rising singer is now awake and back at home from the hospital for some rest and recuperation.

Donia Samir Ghanem's latest song has been accused of making her look like a "helpless" woman. (Image: Facebook)
08:41 GMT

She wanted to share her wedding-bliss happiness with the world through a song, but Donia Samir Ghanem's fans were less than impressed with the lyrics.

Selena will be performing at Dubai Music Week this year. (Image: Facebook)
08:02 GMT

It's nearing time for Dubai Music Week and international singer Selena Gomez is getting ever so excited for her performance at the event.

Pakistan's hopin' 'Zinda Bhaag' will bring its film industry back to life. (Image: Facebook)
07:58 GMT

As a Saudi Arabian female filmmaker gets the country's first film into the upcoming Acadamy Awards, Pakistan's struggling film industry hopes its submission of 'Zinda Bhaag' (Flee Alive) will bring the revival needed.

Teenage girls will be aghast that this boy band won't be singing their way through UAE! (Image: Facebook)
07:50 GMT

Every teenage girl in the Gulf will be 'Up All Night' crying after rumors got their hopes up that boy band One Direction would be stoppin' by the UAE for a concert on their 'Take Me Home' tour.

The festival's logo.
05:00 GMT

The region's films represented at the 19th edition of the International Auteur Cinema Film Festival in Rabat will include Ibrahim El Batout's 'Winter of Discontent' and Nadine Khan's 'Chaos and Disorder'.

September 16, 2013

Deepak Chopra will be dishing out advice at his UAE appearances this week. (Image: Facebook)
13:08 GMT

If you're a fan of international author Deepak Chopra, then you've the chance to meet him in person in the UAE this week.

Uzbekistan has no idea who 18-year-old Rahima Ganieva. (Image: Miss World Website)
12:33 GMT

Organizers of the Miss World competition in Indonesia are saying that Rahima Ganieva, who is claiming to be Miss Uzbekistan, is an impostor.

Lamis Jaber has fully recovered from her abdominal tumor. (Image: Youtube screenshot)
11:01 GMT

Following a long road of treatment, Lamis Jaber, Yahya Al Fakharani's wife, has fully recovered from her abdominal tumor.

Laila Elwi is the latest member of the Board of Directors of Egypt's Cinema Production Commission. (Image: Facebook)
10:12 GMT

Egyptian actress Laila Elwi's long successful career has granted her the new position as member of the Board of Directors of Egypt's Cinema Production Commission.

A scene from Saturday's episode of Arabs Got Talent. (Image: Youtube screenshot)
09:44 GMT

Say what? Yes, Arabs Got Talent is back! Missed it? Well, here's the Season 3 premiere recap.

Mashrou Leila jammed the night away in Amman. (Image: Jordan Times/ Gaelle Sundelin)
09:36 GMT

The crowd was quickly in a frenzy as Mashrou Leila mixed up their jazzy, upbeat rock tunes with old French classics in the enchanting Roman ampitheatre setting.

Yousra Mahnoush stood alongside her former mentor Kadem Al Saher once more.
09:23 GMT

The debut of ‘Mahboubi Ana’ (The One I Love) hosted by ‘The Voice’ finalist Yousra Mahnoush highlighted Iraqi singer Kadem Al Saher where he shared his rags to riches story.

Toploader is soon Bahrain bound! (Image: Facebook)
09:13 GMT

British indie rock will meet the Dilmun Club in Saar later this month for a Bahrain show to remember with Toploader as the headliner.

Mansour's character for whom the film is also titled, 'Wadjda', wants a bicycle. (Image: Facebook)
08:18 GMT

Bold female filmmaker, Haifaa Al-Mansour, steps out to break stereotypes and intolerance in her homeland of Saudi Arabia as she is now in the Oscar race.