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May 21, 2013

Syrian actress Sulafa Mimar and Jordanian actress Abeer Issa star in "The Expert".
13:47 GMT

Can a show get any more controversial than having a rebellious Jewish mother whose daughter secretly converts to Islam?

Justin Bieber calmly accepts his award despite the loud jeers during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
11:00 GMT

Pop teen star Justin Bieber is getting mixed reviews wherever he goes, whether its Dubai or the Billboard Music Awards in Sin CIty. Some have Bieber fever, while others just want him booed off the stage.

Aishwarya Rai is stylin' at the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals in an Elie Saab dress on May 19, 2013 (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)
09:09 GMT

Lebanese designer goods made it onto the red carpet at the 66th Cannes Film Festival in France over the past week.

Tamarud campaigners want Morsi no more
08:18 GMT

The tumult of Egyptian politics isn’t a new concept, but the country’s native actress speaking out on it certainly is. Ghada Adel wants President Mohammad Morsi brought down.

Shades on, grin beaming, and the con artist is ready to rip us off
07:35 GMT

Egyptian king of comedy actor Adel Imam has only one Ramadan TV gig but will play a multitude of characters in his role as a master con artist in “Al Araf” (The Fortune Teller).

In Search of Oil and Sand (Photo from
06:00 GMT

This fascinating documentary showing the lives of some members of Egyptian Royalty before the 1952 coup d’état is set for a film festival with hopes of making it to the small screen.

‘Objects in Mirror are Closer than they Appear’ is now on display in Cairo
05:08 GMT

Ever look in the side mirror of your car and sense that the car behind you is actually closer than indicated by the reflection? Cairo's Contemporary Image Collective is collaborating with London's Tate Modern to explore why that is through video art.

May 20, 2013

Is Bieber gonna bring Selena 'da bling?
14:18 GMT

Well, we guessed it. Looks like Justin Bieber and former girlfriend Selena Gomez did get back together just before he hit Dubai earlier this month. Now the pop star might even pop the big question!

Errybody in 'da Cairo Jazz Club gettin' crunk
14:11 GMT

Errybody in 'da Cairo Jazz Club gettin' crunk on Tuesdays with El-Fusion for the next few weeks as bands from Egypt and around the region get down with 'da music from now until 4 June.

"Lord" Majed Al Mohandes sports new look
10:01 GMT

After releasing a single on X Factor Arabia, Majed Al Mohandes, formerly known as the “Prince of Arab Singing”, has moved up in the world with a “Lord” title by an Arab magazine in time for his European tour.

Cairo's electrifying experience with Ten Cities Project
09:04 GMT

Cairo could feel the electronic beat after three bands jammed together in Cairo, producing a harmonic performance that still allowed for individual style in the Ten Cities Project last week.

A painting for every mood of Adonis Tohme
08:16 GMT

If you're looking to add some color and energy to your day, visit Adonis Tohme’s “Infusions of Color, Reality and Imagination” at Saifi’s Galerie Piece Unique until May 25.

STOMP steps into Jordan (photo from STOMP Facebook page)
07:14 GMT

Performers from around the world used brooms, lids, matches, and even bananas to entertain the audience with STOMP in a three-day performance at Amman's Palace of Culture.

Amira Abouzahra performs with Tino Oac, vocalist from a popular German band, Söhne Mannheimsat. "Sommer Charity" event organized at Laudenbach, Germany on 10 May 2013. (Photo: Heike Pressler)
05:00 GMT

She might be short and cute, but man the girl can play. After a long standing ovation, 7-year-old Amira Abouzahra asks innocently if that meant the audience wanted to leave.

May 19, 2013

Nancy Ajram doesn't hold back and lets out what it's like to be an AI judge, singing star, and a mama.
10:35 GMT

Despite the challenges of working on the show with Ahlam and fulfilling duties in her career and personal life, Lebanese lovely Nancy Ajram is still happy she accepted the two-year contract to judge the region's contestants.