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March 21, 2013

Syrian starlet, Asala Nasri, could be set to make the ultimate Mother's sacrifice by packing in her glamorous career to look after her kids.
11:04 GMT

Syrian starlet, Asala Nasri, could be set to make the ultimate Mother's sacrifice by packing in her glamorous career to look after her kids.

Known as Raghda in the Arab World, the 55-year-old actress angered some attendees at the Arab Poetry Conference. (Image courtesy: Libvoice.net)
10:26 GMT

The Syria starlet was reportedly attacked on Wednesday for explicitly supporting President Bashar al-Assad and reciting poetry criticizing Islamists in the region.

Fares Karam is preparing to launch his new album
09:58 GMT

Lebanon's favorite musical export, Fares Karam, is to launch his new album to coincide with the start of spring and Mother's Day.

Yara tells all about that delayed album release.
09:39 GMT

The Lebanese songstress has delayed her album for months but says she's still in the game.

The buses are decorated with specially commissioned work by locally-based young artists. (Image courtesy ArtintheCity)
08:23 GMT

Art lovers in Dubai can take part this week in an ArtBus gallery tour, where they can board coaches for three very different routes featuring an array of exhibition spaces.

Andrea Bocelli will perform in Abu Dhabi on March 22
07:15 GMT

A church choir in the UAE is set to share a stage with legendary Italian singer Andrea Bocelli at his concert on Friday.


Jinn mAster: Sohaib Awan, creator of Jinnrise, says his comic series combines Middle Eastern mythological stories with western fantasies.
05:19 GMT

Jinnrise, an English comic book series, uses Middle Eastern mythology and western fantasies to target a global audience.

March 20, 2013

Laura Abu Assad will star in Friendly Borders
12:07 GMT

The series was originally titled Friendly Fire but the title was scrapped and changed to Friendly Borders by the director.

Syrian star Abbas Al Nouri has bagged a spot on this year's Ramadan TV lineup with a starring role in hot new drama 'Sukar Wasat' (Half Sweetened).
11:51 GMT

Syrian star Abbas Al Nouri has bagged a spot on this year's Ramadan TV lineup with a starring role in hot new drama 'Sukar Wasat' (Half Sweetened).

Port Said is not just a restive canal city in Egypt, it also has a long association with the arts
10:41 GMT

Port Said may have recently become synonymous with protests and violence, but the coastal city also has a long history with the arts.

Placido Domingo sings in Madrid in 2012
10:39 GMT

The tenor will perform his third show in the UAE, alongside soprano Ana Maria Martinez.

Dubai-based Colombian, Fatiniza, is launching her second album.
09:06 GMT

Dubai-based Colombian, Fatiniza, talks music as her second album hits stores across the UAE.

Hind Sabri was sporting a healthy pregnancy glow.
09:02 GMT

The Tunisian actress has ditched the oversized dresses for something a bit sleeker even though she's expecting in four months.

Maha al Masri
08:50 GMT

Syrian celebs come under fire for caring more about disabled kids in Dubai than the devastation in their own country.

Elissa won't take stick from nobody.
08:09 GMT

The X Factor judge responds on her Twitter account to her new "cruel" nickname.