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April 15, 2013

Pablo Picasso’s ‘Child with a Dove’ - 1901. (Picasso)
07:54 GMT

Qatar gained more than independence from Britain. The loaded state purchased Pablo Picasso's "Child with a Dove" for $76 million from its former protector.

A professional mermaid has swam out in support of the Atlantis hotel group after ‘Splash’ star Daryl Hannah said its Dubai hotel offered a “fake” experience and plastic culture. (Photo courtesy of Beauty Rush)
06:29 GMT

A professional mermaid has swam out in support of the Atlantis hotel group after ‘Splash’ star Daryl Hannah said its Dubai hotel offered a “fake” experience and plastic culture.

April 14, 2013

Roula Saad
15:14 GMT

Roula Saad is going Iraqi for her next single as she ups the Mesopotamian to her repertoire.

The Egyptian star thought she'd never see her purse, cell phone SIM card or 'important documents' again.
14:06 GMT

The Egyptian star thought she'd never see her purse, cell phone SIM card or 'important documents' again but it seems she's been reunited with the stolen goods.

Lebanese actress Nadine Al Rassi
14:03 GMT

The Lebanese star is keeping busy shooting one series straight after she finished the first

Kanye West is furious at his superstar girlfriend's ex-hubby for failing to show up to court.
12:35 GMT

Kanye West is furious at his superstar girlfriend's ex-hubby for failing to show up to court.

Viewers of a pan-Arab talent show were mesmerized after hearing a participant from Iraq’s semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan singing in Kurdish and for the first time in the show’s history.
12:22 GMT

Viewers of a pan-Arab talent show were mesmerized after hearing a participant from Iraq’s semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan singing in Kurdish for the first time in the show’s history.

Royal Opera House Muscat showcases Morocco's burgeoning music scene.
09:52 GMT

Three of Morocco's grand slammin' musicians liven up the night at Oman's Royal Opera House Muscat.

Elham Shahin is ready to role this Ramada
08:18 GMT

Ready, set, roll the camera. Egyptian actress Elham Shahin is ready for Ramadan with the new television drama “Our Good Days”.

Abbas Al Nouri happy to be alive
07:47 GMT

Abbas Al Nouri lives on, despite a rumored assassination, with at least two dramas in the lineup.

Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars wowed the crowds at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre with a brilliant set on Friday night.
06:21 GMT

Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars wowed the crowds at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre with a brilliant set on Friday night.

April 13, 2013

Carole and Wael get down to business.
09:49 GMT

This time round two contestants were going home and the judges showed no mercy when booting them out.

Asala Nasri is known for her support of the Syrian opposition.
08:00 GMT

The pro-opposition star shows her support for Syrians suffering at the hands of President Bashar al-Assad.

The popular Lebanese singer will be starting off the festivities in Morocco.
07:00 GMT

The Lebanese star has the honor of opening what might be the Arab world's greatest music festival.

Still from 'In the Shadow of a Man' by Hanan Abdallah. (Ahram)
05:00 GMT

Among the highlights are two of Egypt's most successful films: 'I the Shadow of a Man' and 'Jews of Egypt'.