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March 27, 2013

According to MBC.net, Nesreen has tuned down leading roles in a number of Arab blockbusters.
10:04 GMT

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.
08:28 GMT

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)
07:14 GMT

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.
05:35 GMT

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

March 26, 2013

Najwa Karam and Fares Karam
14:34 GMT

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)
13:10 GMT

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).
12:38 GMT

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.

Ribab Fusion Band in concert (Photo by Thoraia Abou Bakr)
09:02 GMT

Moroccan band, Ribab Fusion, wow the crowds at Cairo Jazz Festival with their modern twist on traditional Moroccan music.

Chafic Abboud ”Untitled” and Louay Kayyali ”Boy Reading”
08:16 GMT

With Art Dubai wrapped up for another year, Christie’s auction house is preparing for its next sale of Modern and Contemporary Arab, Iranian and Turkish art this April.

Harry Styles and his One Direction bandmates have reportedly been forced into a healthy eating regime.
07:46 GMT

The One Direction heartthrob who is set for the UAE at the end of this year, has reportedly been forced into a new healthy eating regime.

DJ Alex Seda
07:40 GMT

The American party boy is heading to the UAE next week to spin some magic.

Abu Dhabi paid tribute to Lebanese legend, Mansour Rahbani, at the Emirates Palace gig.
07:24 GMT

Fans of classic Middle Eastern music were treated to a magical night that paid tribute to Lebanese legends Assi and Mansour Rahbani at a concert held at Emirates Palace on Monday night.

Akon is set to perform at the festival on Thursday night.
05:21 GMT

A packed schedule of live entertainment and top international DJs from across the globe will have music lovers in the UAE gripped this weekend at the inaugural My Music X festival.

March 25, 2013

Musicians, actors and dancers will invade Beirut's French Institute for its 'Espace des Lettres'.
13:34 GMT

A troupe of musicians, actors and dancers will invade the French Institute’s “Espace des Lettres” at the end of the week.