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January 14, 2013

Gordon Ramsay is keeping tight lipped so far.
06:38 GMT

The irate star hints at setting up in the glitzy Middle Eastern emirate but won't confirm or deny anything.

Ben Affleck picks up his Globe with pride.
06:30 GMT

The U.S. star came away with the best director award for his Middle Eastern hostage movie.

January 13, 2013

Themed "The World Needs Music," this year marks the 20th edition of the Al Bustan Festival International Festival of Music.
13:15 GMT

Lebanon's 20th Al Bustan Festival will kick off in February.

One of the desconstructed panels of the niqab
13:08 GMT

The Dubai-based British artist uses her work to explore why women choose to wear the niqab.

Ragheb Alama goes on the promotion trail.
10:04 GMT

The talent show judge put out his new album as the start of season 2 arrives on our screens.

Ahlam gets stuck into recording music.
09:45 GMT

Taking a breather from her Twitter account, the UAE singer is back to the recording studio for her first album in four years.

Mina Shalabi: she's a sleeper!
09:07 GMT

The Egyptian star has been upsetting friends with her timekeeping.

Shatha Hassoun
08:38 GMT

The First Lady of Iraqi pop lets on about her engagement but fails to impress fans with her attitude.

Tamer with his wife Basma (picture courtesy of 123 People).
08:11 GMT

The Egyptian megastar and talent show wife, Basma, are confirmed as pregnant with a girl.

Controversial comedian Bassem Youssef was accused of insulting President Morsi in one of his shows. (AlArabiya.net)
06:50 GMT

An Egyptian court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a Muslim Brotherhood lawyer against TV comic Bassem Youssef, to shut down his show and the CBC TV channel broadcasting it.

Dubai's first lady of comedy, Mina Liccione, is performing at Dubai International Comedy Carnival this January (Photo: Mina Liccione)
06:12 GMT

Dubai International Comedy Carnival is hitting the UAE late this January as part of Dubai Shopping Festival.

January 12, 2013

Myriam Fares: tech geek?
07:56 GMT

The Lebanese star with the killer curves uses brain over brawn with a lecture at Beirut's university on technology.

Sherine Abdel Wahab
07:31 GMT

The 'Voice' coach, has had a tough year but not as tough as the riddles she'll be expected to solve on new show, 'Habshatkanat'.

While Yara and Walid do look good together, no duet is officially planned.
07:00 GMT

Lebanese singer Yara has confirmed that the alleged duet with Lebanese singer Walid Tawfiq is a mere rumor.

David Hockney's landmark painting, 'Great Pyramid at Giza with Broken Head from Thebes' (1963), is set to go to auction this February
05:00 GMT

This February, Christie's post-war and contemporary art department will put David Hockney's landmark painting, 'Great Pyramid at Giza with Broken Head from Thebes' (1963), up for auction.