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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.

Julio Iglesias still has star power at age 70.
13:03 GMT

24 hours after his much-anticipated one-night-only concert at the Dubai World Trade Centre was called-off at the eleventh hour due to a technical glitch, Julio Iglesias stormed back on Friday night to charm the pants off a sell-out crowd.

A still from the movie 'Jews of Egypt'.
10:48 GMT

After the ban on his movie 'Jews of Egypt' is finally lifted, director Amir Ramses, has something to say about the Egyptian film board.

Simon Hammerstein (left) and Jude Law, during the launch of The Act Dubai at Shangri-la Dubai. (Gulf News)
09:40 GMT

The British sex symbol gives the ladies of the UAE a treat when he wanders down the red carpet at The Act.

The director of Jews in Egypt Abdel-Rahman Sherief.
09:33 GMT

After initially banning the movie, the department of Homeland Security give it the go ahead to be screened in Egypt.