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May 27, 2013

Ballet comes to Beirut
09:15 GMT

Beirut Dance Project's classical ballet rendition of "Beauty and the Beast" helps children from disadvantaged families achieve their dream.

Mawazine Festival

Mawazine Festival (photo by sabir el mouakil)
08:50 GMT

The International music extravaganza of Rabat's Mawazine Festival is underway with big, big names from all over the world.

Dr. Rihanna? Mad scientist? What is the superstar wearing?
08:26 GMT

Rihanna usually flaunts what her momma gave her, but the superstar actually attempted to cover up a little for the conservatives at the Mawazine Festival in Rabat on Friday by wearing a Doctor-like coat. Whether or not she was actually successful in her efforts, you be the judge.

Range Rover Evoque brand ambassador Ali F. Mostafa announced major new project at Cannes Film Festival.
07:39 GMT

Land Rover is taking over the Emirate film industry with an exciting new film "A to B" directed by Ali F Mostafa.

Bill Clinton is in the Life Ball celebosphere
05:00 GMT

Celebrities from all around shared the spotlight in the Austrian capital for the Life Ball, but Eser Zade looked the craziest of them all in an outfit tailored in Turkey.

May 26, 2013

Walid Tawfiq (right) has begun a war of words with Ragheb Alama (left) by not saying anything at all.
15:16 GMT

By refusing even to acknowledge Ragheb Alama's name, Walid Tawfiq has just opened a huge can of worms and rumors.

The short film "Needle" wins the first place in Cannes
11:39 GMT

Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, an Iranian student in Chicago, won $19,500 for her short film "Needle" at the Cannes Film Festival short film competition.

Dancing all the way to Indonesia, Psy is sure to perform his hit 'Gangnam Style' when performing
10:47 GMT

South Korean superstar Psy will be performing in Indonesia, home to the largest population of Muslims in the world, in a concert to celebrate the strong diplomatic ties between the two countries.

"Blue is the Warmest Colour" by a French-Tunisian director turns heads
09:09 GMT

While the film may not be about gay rights, "Blue is the Warmest Colour" by French-Tunisian director Abdellatif Kechiche still brings up the highly controversial issue at the 66th Cannes Film Festival.

Mohamed Mounir mixes it up with contestants and judges on Arab Idol
08:56 GMT

"The King" himself gave a guest star performance on one of the region's fave talent shows "Arab Idol" in a night that judges, contestants and audience members alike won't soon forget.

Nour El Sherif wears a smile for the camera, but is getting run down
07:55 GMT

Egypt's legendary actor is burning the candle at both ends and is sleepless in Cairo as he works hard to ensure "Khalf Allah" is up and running come Ramadan.

Photo cred goes to Ahram Online's Facebook page
05:00 GMT

Witty, talented, and award-winning art is tossed on the walls of Cairo's Anthropologie Gallery right now. Czech out cartoonist Jiri Silva's fun display, commemorating writer Franz Kafka.

May 25, 2013

And the winner is....Mohammad al-Reifi! Already the most popular on social media, he won over everyone's heart at the X-Factor final on Friday.
09:43 GMT

Auld Lang Syne! This season of the X-Factor crowns super popular Moroccan Mohammad Al Reifi.

Egyptian actress Donia Samir Ghanem could be trying out her wedding gown as we speak.
07:47 GMT

Donia Samir Ghanem and her love are keeping the big day a secret, denying spreading rumors about the wedding date.

Who would have thought that scandalous Razan would be the one introducing dubstep to the Arab world?
05:00 GMT

Done with the shooting of her upcoming new drama, the Lebanese sexpot will launch her new "dubstep" style clip this month.