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April 23, 2013

What did their kiss mean?
10:37 GMT

What did the kiss mean between Muna Zaki and Ahmad Al Sakka? This is the question that has resurfaced in the celebrity gossip mills.

"I promise I'm not in Syria!" says Jamal Suleiman
10:03 GMT

One fabricated photo and Jamal Suleiman is in hot water with supporters of the Syrian government. The actor denies claims that he sneaked into Syria to distribute some moola.

Shaikh Hazza Bin Zayed and other guests look at some of the Louvre's permanent pieces during the 'Birth of a Museum' exhibition.
09:37 GMT

The religiously and culturally diverse exhibit is now open to the public until July 20 at Saadiyat Island’s Cultural District.

Ghada does good deeds
09:26 GMT

Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Raziq may push her cast and crew into working through Ramadan, but she won’t leave them without a feast.

Angham gets her first taste of humble pie
08:30 GMT

‘Egypt’s First Singer’, Angham, is afraid of matching her own success: Singing in the Lebanese dialect has given the successful star her first taste of humble pie.

Yousra says "Please, no" to Egyptian politics
08:02 GMT

There’s nothing funny about the current situation in Egypt, but Yousra would rather limit her career to cartoons than step into something political right now.

Rita is ready to trade in winter hat for summer wear
07:28 GMT

Rita Ora is ready to trade in her fluffy winter wardrobe for summer skimp after visiting Viva Mayr clinic in Austria. Given the grueling nature of this facility, we can expect her to be ready to flaunt her summer bod in no-time as Dubai's British babe once again.

A Norwegian television station asked teenage girls to “convert to Islam” to win Justin Bieber gig tickets.
06:48 GMT

A Norwegian television station that asked teenage girls to “convert to Islam” to win Justin Bieber gig tickets has refused to apologise for the offensive stunt!

April 22, 2013

The artists of Hotel Modern receive applause after the emotional performance (Photo by: Thoraia Abou Bakr)
14:18 GMT

Dutch theatre makers, Hotel Modern, enliven Egypt's Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival with their reenactment of the Great War.

Justin and Selena "have a crazy connection"
11:47 GMT

After Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were spotted kissing in Oslo, Norway a source close to the 20-year-old actress said they have "unfinished business".

6 Contemporary Arts in Cairo
10:58 GMT

A group painting show at 6 Contemporary Arts in Cairo sparks questions about the relationships between the bustling urban cityscapes and the individuals who inhabit them.

Controversial attorney Nabih Al Wahsh couldn't take it anymore
08:41 GMT

In a shocking move, Sheikh Abdullah Badr's lawyer Nabih Al Wahsh flew the coop, and won't be a part of slamming actress Elham Shahin any more.

Video gone viral: sometimes the best entertainment is free!
08:11 GMT

Sometimes the best entertainment is free: A woman was caught on camera refusing to quit smoking on a Middle East Airlines (MEA) flight, and the video went viral!

Malala made the cut
07:15 GMT

Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai officially made it into the list of TIME magazine's 100 most influential people, along with rapper Jay-Z, actress Jennifer Lawrence, and 97 others.

London exhibition to inspire collaboration between Muslims and Jews
06:58 GMT

Who knew that 70 brave Muslims risked their lives to shelter Jews during World War II? The RIghteous Muslim Exhibition in London "hopes to inspire new research into instances of collaboration between the Muslim and Jewish communities."