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April 18, 2013

Who's the comedian now? Diana Karazon guests on 'Tonight with Hani'
10:51 GMT

Get on your dancin’ shoes, Hani Ramzi! Diana Karazon wants to groove with you. Too bad they don’t fit!

Yahia Al Fakharani something new to smile about
10:20 GMT

Sudanese say yahoo for Yahia! The old-timer Egyptian actor gets honored by the embassy in Cairo for his role in “Al khawaja Abdul Qader”.

Carole Samaha shares her "Feelings" of success with Egypt
09:45 GMT

Carole Samaha is ready to party hardy in Cairo. The Lebanese songstress is on cloud 9 with the highest selling record in Egypt and is bringing the country's record industry up with her.

Yousif Al Khal and Nicole Saba lovin' life with a baby on the way
09:34 GMT

She's a glamorous actress married to 'the most beautiful man in the world', and now her dream has finally come true to become a mother. Can life get any better for Nicole Saba?

Hotel Modern ignites emotions of 'The Great War' as a part of D-CAF
08:08 GMT

Dutch group Hotel Modern ignites emotions of 'The Great War' through a live performance using miniature objects, landscapes, sound installations and powerful storytelling as a part of D-CAF.

Dubai is ready to rock it with EYE and Metallica
07:22 GMT

Empty Yard Experiment (EYE) shares how they were picked to open for legendary Metallica this weekend in Abu Dhabi.

It is hoped that the scheme will uncover more talents such as Emirati filmmaker Nayla Al Khaja.
06:25 GMT

A million-dirham fund has been set up to help young Emirati directors.

April 17, 2013

Marwar Mohammad plays a deaf mother in "Sada" (Echo)
14:34 GMT

Saudi actress Marwa Mohammad's latest film "Sada" (Echo), about people with disabilities, makes it into the Sixth Annual Gulf Cinema Festival.

Rami Boraie is gearing up to wow the judges. (Photo:
14:14 GMT

Egyptian comedian, Rami Boraie, is hoping to be named the 'Funniest Arab' in the KitKat Comedy Break competition.

Mohammed Abdo crown Jordan's Ayman Abdullah as the "Prince of Composers"
13:57 GMT

The revered Saudi singer, Mohammad Abdo, bestowed Jordanian composer Ayman Abdullah as the "Prince of Composers" at a recent cultural event.

Ola Ghanem still to play in 'The Last Mood'
13:13 GMT

The last thing Ola Ghanem is in the mood for is another false rumor that she’s resigning from anything. The Egyptian actress’ manager puts an end to gossip that Ola has quit her role in 'Mazaj Al Akheer‘ (The Last Mood)

Moroccans go cray-cray over Majed Al Mohandes
12:11 GMT

Iraq's beloved Majed Al Mohandes made it big in Morocco last weekend with a celebrity crowd that welcomed him so well that organizers asked him back for another round later this summer.

Abdel Kareem Hamdan, from Aleppo, made his first live appearance Saturday on Arab Idol, where he sang a heartfelt song. (Al Arabiya)
10:33 GMT

The performance of a Syrian contestant on one of the most-watched entertainment shows in the Mideast has generated political arguments and threats against him but the wannabe star says he was singing only for Syria.

Abdel-Moneim Kamel watches a dancer, during one of the rehearsals of the Cairo Opera Ballet Company at the Cairo Opera House (photo: Sherif Sonbol)
09:59 GMT

On Sunday 21 April, a number of the Cairo Opera House's artistic companies, conductors and soloists will join a large memorial concert dedicated to Abdel Moneim-Kamel.

Legendary producer, Tim Smythe, died on Monday. (Photo: Arshad Ali / Tabloid / Gulf News)
08:27 GMT

Dubai-based producer Tim Smythe who lured Hollywood films such as ‘Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol’, ‘Syriana’ and ‘The Kingdom’ into the UAE, died on Monday evening of an unspecified illness.