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October 3, 2012

Ghida Nouri.
09:00 GMT

Film-lovers get ready for the world premiere of 'Blind Intersections' at Beirut's International Film Festival on wednesday evening.

Srouji's paintings explore the relationship between light and colors
06:35 GMT

Lebanese artist Hannibal Srouji uses color and light to tell the story of his country's civil war.

October 2, 2012

Il Divo's international tour is taking them to Dubai
14:27 GMT

The group's international tour is landing in Dubai where 5000 fans are eagerly awaiting their hotly-tipped performance.

The Egyptian star Ahmed Ramzi passed away on Saturday
14:20 GMT

The legendary Egyptian actor Ahmed Ramzi has passed away at the age of 82, after reportedly falling over in his bathroom.

Marwa has turned her back on the raunchy roles of the past
14:18 GMT

Lebanese star Marwa used to be no stranger to controversy, but since dropping her bad girl ways the newly prudish celeb has struggled to find suitable acting roles.

Sahar Abdallah.
09:59 GMT

The illustrator is exhibiting the art from her latest children's book, A picture and a Book, in Cairo's Mashrabia gallery.

Black Eyed Peas rapper "Apl de Ap".
09:44 GMT

Black Eyed Peas rapper Apl de Ap is set to make his UAE debut at Nasimi in November.

Lebanese superstar Wael is storming the charts with his latest album
09:31 GMT

Lebanese superstar Wael has stormed the charts with his latest album, hitting the right note and claiming the number one spot in Lebanon and Dubai.

Diam’s in an exclusive TV interview with French TV station TF1.
08:51 GMT

French rapper Mélanie Georgiades, known as Diam’s, made her first 'hijabi' TV appearance with her new image. The new head-veil, ushers in a new religious era for the rap star. Will it affect her musical style?

Amal Hijazi has released photos of her new daughter onto Twitter and Facebook
06:37 GMT

Like mother, like daughter - it seems that Amal Hijazi's baby is a tweep in the making, with her face already being splashed around the social networking site by her proud mother.

October 1, 2012

Beren Saat has already been offered a part in one of next year's Ramadan dramas
14:54 GMT

Turkish drama on the small and big screen is big business in the Arab world and no one is feeling the effect more than popular Turkish actress Beren Saat.

Bahraini artist Jamal Abdul Raheem also experiments with sculpting, aside painting portraits.
14:21 GMT

The popular Bahraini artist continues to win international praise for his self-taught skill.

Daba Theater is also open to other activities. During the first week of every month, it hosts bloggers and theater productions.
12:49 GMT

Since its launch three years ago, the Daba Theater group has engaged audiences with its bid to create experimental theatre out of political and cultural events in modern Morocco.

The Abu Dhabi Film Festival this year will attempt to bridge borders through film and encouraging an appetite for artistic portrayals of life.
11:58 GMT

This year’s Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), which hits the emirate next month, is expected to entice movie-goers with a highly anticipated line up of Hollywood blockbusters and foreign films.

Cyrine Abdul Nour.
10:36 GMT

The actress — this week revealed as the new face of Nayomi — chats about the controversy and success of her hit show Ruby.