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March 28, 2013

The man bringing pop sensation Justin Bieber to Dubai has said not to expect Lady Gaga in the emirate any time soon - because her financial demands are too high.
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The man bringing pop sensation Justin Bieber to Dubai has said not to expect Lady Gaga in the emirate any time soon - because her financial demands are too high.

Comic lovers are in for a treat at this year’s Dubai Comic Con to be held from April 5. (Image: MEFCC)
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Comic lovers are in for a treat at this year’s Dubai Comic Con to be held from April 5.

March 27, 2013

Syrian director Hatem has pulled out of Zaina's Ramadan production
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The Syrian director Hatem's decision to stop working

Syrian singer Assala Nasri praised on Tuesday National Coalition leader Moaz al-Khatib and Free Syrian Army commander Riad al-Assaad via the social networking site Twitter.
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Syrian singer Assala Nasri praised on Tuesday National Coalition leader Moaz al-Khatib and Free Syrian Army commander Riad al-Assaad via the social networking site Twitter.

Ghada says rumors are the price you pay for fame.
12:33 GMT

The saucy Egyptian granny finally speaks up after reports that she'd run off with a man half her age.

Egyptian legend Mohammed Munir is the latest star to get on board the talent show craze, reportedly signing a deal with TV giants MBC.
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Egyptian legend Mohammed Munir is the latest star to get on board the talent show craze, reportedly signing a deal with TV giants MBC.

Dina dresses-down regularly but keeps her kit on when she protests
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Dina, Egypt's infamous belly dancer, insists on keeping her clothes on, even for the cause of the right to shake her hips. There will be no naked protesting from this respectable artist, is her message to the media.

According to MBC.net, Nesreen has tuned down leading roles in a number of Arab blockbusters.
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The Syrian starlet shows no signs of appearing back on screen any time soon.

Kuwait's favorite comic actress, Haya Al Shuaibi, was glowing when she announced news of her new baby daughter, Fatima.
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Kuwait's favorite comic actress, Haya Al Shuaibi, was glowing when she announced news of her new baby daughter, Fatima. And it seems the tiny tot, like her mom, already isn't short of a celebrity pal or two.

Eka3 gives independent musicians a fair shot at making it big in the Arab music biz. (Image: Eka3 Facebook page)
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Eka3 gives independent musicians a fair shot at making it big in the Arab music biz.

The superstar DJ promises to bring plenty of electro tunes to the UAE's Sunburn Festival.
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The superstar DJ promises to bring plenty of electro tunes to the UAE's Sunburn Festival.

March 26, 2013

Najwa Karam and Fares Karam
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Lebanese co-national singers Najwa Karam and Fares Karam had the audience in raptures for a Dubai Mother's Day special concert. Meanwhile, the once-fighting pair seemed to hit it off as best friends again, calling a truce on their rumored conflict.

Shahin has several times criticized the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood which came to power following a revolution that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011. (Image courtesy: english.ahram.org.eg)
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Prominent Egyptian actress Elham Shahin has slammed the ruling Islamists’ decision to block access to the media production zone in Cairo.

Ayten Amer isn't only stepping into the shoes of late Egyptian diva, Souad Hosni, for her latest role in hit TV drama, Al Zawiah Al Thaniah (The Second Wife).
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Ayten Amer isn't only stepping into the shoes of late Egyptian diva, Souad Hosni, for her latest role in hit TV drama, Al Zawiah Al Thaniah (The Second Wife), she's stepping into the dress as well!

Crop is a documentary made by Johanna Domke and Marouan Omara.
09:50 GMT

The Goethe Institut in Downtown Cairo is hosting a collection of German and Arabic films this week, from features to documentaries.