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March 31, 2013

Dubai taxi driver adds finishing touches to portrait of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan smiling at a falcon. (Photo courtesy: Gulf News)
10:41 GMT

Taxi driver Hamza Erimakunnath journeys Dubai roads to earn his livelihood and support his family back home in Kerala, India. However, he uses his precious free time to practice an extraordinary talent.

Egyptian authorities on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for the country’s most well known satirist on accusations of insulting the Islamist president, defaming religion and spreading false news.
10:21 GMT

Egyptian authorities on Saturday issued an arrest warrant for the country’s most well known satirist on accusations of insulting the Islamist president, defaming religion and spreading false news.

Kadim Al Sahir performing as part of the du World Music Festival, at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre (Photo :ATIQ-UR-REHMAN)
09:21 GMT

The Iraqi singer charmed fans with his voice on Thursday night.

The Dutch DJ headlined the Goan music festival at its Middle Eastern debut
05:51 GMT

Goa's Sunburn festival finally made it to the shores of the Arabian Gulf on Thursday. And with DJ Tiesto headlining the event, the crowd was sure to be in for a treat!

March 30, 2013

Live and Let Die: Guns and Roses hit the high notes in Abu Dhabi.
11:51 GMT

The U.S. supergroup made a triumphant return to the UAE despite the lack of lead guitarist, Slash.

Cat fights on the judging panel on X Factor's live rounds.
10:17 GMT

Heated arguments and more technical problems marred the show, despite the 'love' theme.

Ayten Amer is getting nervous about her new part.
07:00 GMT

Taking on the same lead role, the young Egyptian actress doesn't like the idea that she might be upstaged on screen.

Carole's latest single is a real blub-fest.
06:00 GMT

The X Factor judge releases a new heartbreaking music video for song 'Ihsas' (Feelings).

Dolly Shaheen gets back to the recording studio.
05:00 GMT

The Lebanese lovely goes back to her Arab roots, getting away from the sugary pop scene.

March 29, 2013

Hussein al Jasmi is not just a pretty face!
06:00 GMT

The X Factor Arabia judge is given the honor during a press conference for a new search engine.

Mohammad Salem is Egypt's latest brightest talent.
05:00 GMT

Mohammad Salem is the latest Egyptian comedian to take the region by storm.

March 28, 2013

Students of classical music in Egypt benefit from Finnish cooperative initiative for the 6th year. (Photo: Mourad Heshmat)
13:25 GMT

On Thursday 28 March, the Cairo Opera House will be hosting the sixth Egyptian-Finnish Musical Bridge with a chamber music concert in which Egyptian students will play alongside experienced European professors.

Known as Raghda in the Arab World, the 55-year-old actress angered some attendees at the Opera House's Arab Poetry Conference. (Image courtesy: Libvoice.net)
12:16 GMT

Things are going from bad to worse for the Syrian starlet with a reported lawsuit underway to have her kicked out of Egypt.

Maisa Moghrabi is the queen of TMI!
10:51 GMT

The Moroccan star goes into some very personal details about her body and her life.

Ragheb shows off his morning workout routine.
10:35 GMT

The Lebanese superstar is determined to show off his guns to compete with a younger crowd of celebs.