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August 12, 2013

Arab stars gather at the Sayed Darwish Theatre stage to rock the 7th Arabic Music Festival in Alexandria. (Image: Facebook)
08:00 GMT

Egypt continues on hosting some of the biggest festivals in the Arab world. In Alexandria, the 7th Arabic Music Festival will get us dancing on August 15th!

Assaf dreams of using newfound fame to call for a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (Image: Facebook)
07:44 GMT

He's won the hearts of millions around the world, and now Arab Idol winner Mohammad Assaf wants to use his newfound fame to call for a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Girls Generation, Psy, and other K-pop stars are helping unite this generation of guys and girls across borders
06:54 GMT

If there's one thing Israelis and Palestinians have in common, it's a love of Korean pop. Believe it or not, the country's culture and music like "Gangnam Style" are helping bridging the divide between cultures in the region.

'Crazy Lab' entertaining audiences in Dubai (Image: Facebook)
05:38 GMT

With one night down and still three to go, the 'Crazy Lab' show from Lebanon will continue bringing fun to Dubai with dance performances and live music from all around the region.

Enough already! Let Mohammad Hunaidi have a break, people!
05:00 GMT

Who cares if he's in total exhaustion after the rigor of Ramadan filming; he's gotta spend Eid El Fitr with the family, don't you know?! Egyptian comedian actor Mohammad Hunaidi got the vacation veto from his family over the weekend.

August 11, 2013

Dalia Al Buhairi lost a daughter to a rare disease.
09:09 GMT

With a loveless marriage and a daughter dying of a rare disease, Dalia Al Buhairi had more than a rough start in the world of marriage and children.

Horeya Farghaly gives the press the low down (Image courtesy of Facebook)
08:54 GMT

Audiences feasted their Eid El Fitr eyes on Horeyah Farghaly this weekend as she screened, not one, but two films at the cinema.

Mena Fadaly on the set, showing how sad she can be (Image: Facebook)
08:44 GMT

With Egyptian peeps all on opposite ends of the Morsi spectrum, one supporter of the ousted president took to hacking celebs like Mena Fadaly to get back at the opponents.

Tania Saleh, performing at the Odeon Theater-Amman earlier this year, will be opening things up at the Beirut Jazz Festival next month. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

Ready to get your annual dose of blues, Beirut? Well, Beirut Jazz Festival is coming again in less than month. International and local artists, like underground fave singer songwriter Tania Saleh, will be bringin' the rhythm.

Omar Souleyman singin' his techno heart out (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

After being denied a visa based on fear that he would apply for residency, Sweden changed their minds and let our "Syrian techno" singer Omar Souleyman into the country for his scheduled gig at the Stockholm Music and Arts festival.

August 10, 2013

Carole Samaha injured her back during musical rehearsals. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Singer Carole Samaha was looking forward to nothing more than starring in her very own musical. But, the star's recent back injury could affect the show's release date.

August 9, 2013

Ghalia Ben Ali performing at Hayy festival at El-Genaina theater. (Image: Bassam Al-Zoghby)
05:00 GMT

Female voices from the Arab region resounded through El Genaina Theatre's sold-out crowds during 2013 Hayy festival, despite major political problems in Egypt that halted many culture activities.

August 8, 2013

Mohammad Assaf is given the OK to move to the West Bank. (Image: Facebook)
05:30 GMT

Israel has authorized Arab Idol winner Mohammad Assaf to move to the West Bank as a "humanitarian gesture."

Screenshots from some of the movies to come to theaters this Eid El Fitr. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Egyptian producers fear debuting films set for Eid El-Fitr, fearing a low turnout in the middle of the current political impasse the country is facing.

August 7, 2013

Mokhallad Rasem brings 'Romeo and Juliet' to life in Salzburg this weekend. (Image: Facebook)
12:27 GMT

Baghdad born theater maker Mokhallad Rasem is making the big time with a debut performance of 'Romeo and Juliet' at the Salzburg Festival this weekend.