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February 6, 2013

Yusra Al Lawzi
08:58 GMT

The young Egyptian starlet lands a stellar gig presenting the new season of the hit talent show.

'The Balustrades of Beirut' will be showing at the Art Factum gallery until 23 February (Image courtesy of Mazen Haidar)
08:49 GMT

Mazen Haidar's latest exhibition explores the disappearing architectural heritage of Beirut,

Wael Kfoury (L) and Elissa.
08:37 GMT

The pair of romantic Lebanese stars will be performing in their country's capital for the Valentine's Day.

Shatha (L) and Fayez.
08:01 GMT

Putting their vocal abilities to good use, Iraqi and UAE pop stars get together for their first TV drama.

The ECCA is reviving mawwal music by collaborating with a group of artists in the Nile Delta (Photo: Dominik Huber / Egypt Music Website)
07:51 GMT

The Egyptian Center for Culture and Art (ECCA) is reviving mawwal music by collaborating with a group of artists in the Nile Delta.

Ahlam (L) and Nancy and no BFFs!
07:15 GMT

At the press conference for the new season of the talent show, the two female judges just can't seem to agree on anything.

Air Supply are playing at the Emirates Golf Club on Friday
07:07 GMT

Australian balladeers, Air Supply, are looking forward to their Emirates Golf Club gig on Friday.

The UK's Swivel Theatre Company invites would-be scriptwriters to submit one-act plays on the role of women in the 'Arab Spring' (Photo: Swivel Theatre Company)
06:49 GMT

The Swivel Theatre Company invites would-be scriptwriters to submit one-act plays on role of women in the 'Arab Spring'.

February 5, 2013

The Bassem Youssef show proved a fertile ground for such memes to develop
13:59 GMT

The Egyptian revolution meant not only a resurgence of the political scene in Egypt and the Arab world, but also the birth of a new kind of art.

Vogue Italia are holding a briefing on the launch of ' the Vogue fashion Experience'
13:17 GMT

The Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience will take place for the first time later this year.

Haifa has given her long locks the chop
11:23 GMT

Famed for her long locks, Lebanese starlet Haifa Wehbe shocked fans this week by chopping her mop.

Elissa struts her stuff on-screen.
10:51 GMT

The sultry Lebanese star has her video banned from television stations for being "too sexy".

Ahmad Makki is creaming it in this February
09:31 GMT

It might only be February but Ahmad Makki is already creaming it in this year with a number of lucrative roles.

Mohamed Mounir single but not yet ready to mingle.
09:27 GMT

The legendary Egyptian singer was rumored to be taking a mystery woman down the aisle but the story isn't true, he says.

'Last of the Dictionary Men' is currently showing at London's Mosaic Rooms (Photo: Mosaic Rooms)
07:11 GMT

Multimedia exhibition, 'Last of the Dictionary Men', will run in London's Mosaic Rooms in February and March, telling the story of a century-old settlement of Yemeni sailors in Britain's South Shields.