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April 3, 2013

Lebanese Pascale Machalaani lives like the girl next door
14:15 GMT

The Lebanese singer claims to be just like everyone else while prepping for a summer concert tour around the region.

Kit Kat Comedy Show Contest
13:13 GMT

The top chocolate wafer company wants a piece of that Arab Comedy for a new show. Contest ends soon!

Mohammed Abdu will sing Majed's newest song
12:24 GMT

Old-school singer from Saudi, Mohammed Abdu, to take over and sing a comp by Iraq’s main man Majed al Muhandis.

Qamar Khalaf
11:54 GMT

The Syrian actress is said to be unable to cope after her tragic news.

Cyrine Abdel Nour
09:59 GMT

The Lebanese stunner refuses to answer May over accusations that she's just like her scandalous character 'Ruby' in real life.

Justin Bieber has delighted Middle Eastern fans by announcing another gig in the region.
08:17 GMT

Didn't get your hands on the Dubai tickets? Never fear! The one and only Justin Bieber will be in Oman as well.

April 2, 2013

Jon Stewart is the US political satirist (image used for illustrative purposes)
20:49 GMT

Political satirists unite: Daily Show's Jon Stewart slams President Morsi for clamping down on freedom of speech after Bassem Youssef interrogated. He thanks God he's not practicing his trade in Egypt since he made a living out of poking fun of U.S. presidents.

Wadjda makes Saudi proud
20:14 GMT

An array of films, including the Saudi setpiece Wadjda, that showcase Arab talent will be the highlight of GFF.

Ragheb waves goodbye to his slot on Arab Idol.
11:39 GMT

The Lebanese superstar says he's quitting his job on the judging panel midway through season 2. Some bought into the mega-prank by their Arab idol. More fools, they!

Angelina Jolie poses with school girls in Afghanistan
11:17 GMT

Jolie is at it again. The gorgeous philanthropist creates educational opportunities for girls' in Afghanistan with funding from her new jewellery line.

Sulaf is no beauty queen!
11:05 GMT

The Syrian actress loses out in the final stages to an Omani and a Saudi.

Hayat and Suad together
10:53 GMT

The Kuwaiti actresses settle their 20-year-old differences and star in a production that will be sure to appease the hunger of fans this Ramadan.

You what?! Myriam Fares's biggest fan wants her name written in blood.
10:30 GMT

The sexy Lebanese singer gets a message from her biggest fan saying he's carved her name into his hand!

Akon and Tamer Hosny Duet
10:00 GMT

Dreamboats Akon and Egyptian Tamer Hosny to produce duet. Tamer teaches Akon how to sing in Arabic.

Train can't wait to return to Dubai.
07:15 GMT

After their hit performance at Dubai Jazz Fest in 2011, the band are desperate to get back to the Middle East.