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December 12, 2012

Jay-Z
06:33 GMT

The Dubai awards scheduled for next year will take in international singers to boost star ratings.

Cirque du Soleil
05:56 GMT

The infamous circus troupe moves away from the big top to introduce the premier of their new movie at the Dubai International Film Festival.

December 11, 2012

Indian actor Shahrukh Khan attends the tribute to Hindi cinema at the 12th Marrakech International Film Festival
13:02 GMT

Thousands gathered to see 47-year-old Indian screen legend Shahrukh Khan make a brief appearance as part of the Marrakech International Film Festival's tribute to 100 years of Indian cinema.

 Santa Claus is happy delivering gifts to homes in Dubai
12:13 GMT

A UAE website is making dreams come true by getting the big man himself to deliver gifts to online shoppers.

Donia Samir Ghanem (Photo: ghaneli)
12:03 GMT

Egyptian rising star Donia Samir Ghanem is stepping out of the spotlight early-on in her career to throw herself into married life.

Shabola
11:06 GMT

The Egyptian folk legend is looking for another big hitter with his latest release, 'Down with Israel'.

Jordanian actress Saba Mubarak (Photo: Facebook)
10:31 GMT

Jordanian actress Saba Mubarak's latest film, 'Mamlakt Al Naml' (Ant Kingdom) might be enjoying rave reviews but the starlet has admitted that a performance that good doesn't come easy.

Dubai International Film Festival features Emirati directors telling stories of real-life drama.
10:26 GMT

Directors in this year’s Muhr Emirati category at Dubai International Film Festival are taking on sensitive social issues.

Zainab Al Askari says she's left the acting biz for good
10:02 GMT

Fans of Zainab Al Askari were over the moon when reports surfaced that the former Khaliji actress would be making a comeback.

Katy Perry
07:12 GMT

After wowing crowds with her performance at the World Parachuting Championships, Katie Perry promises Dubai fans she'll be back.

Dubai International Film Festival
07:04 GMT

Film fans are celebrating the the best of Arab cinema at Dubai International Film Festival this week.

The Opera House goes empty
06:58 GMT

Cairo Opera House has postponed its annual Christmas concerts because of security concerns.

Mohamed Karim was named 'best actor' at the Monaco International Film Festival (Photo: Mohamed Karim official site)
06:26 GMT

The Monaco International Film Festival has awarded Egyptian actor Mohamed Karim the prize for best actor for his leading role in 'Facebook Romance'.

December 10, 2012

Yasser Abdel-Rahman (Photo: Facebook)
13:00 GMT

Award-winning Egyptian composer and violinist Yasser Abdel-Rahman wowed audiences when he performed a selection of film scores at the Royal Opera House Muscat in Oman on 6 December.

Bassam Mortada's documentary film 'Reporting Revolution'
12:48 GMT

A look at the documentary films featured at the Cairo International Film Festival on its special Arab Spring day on 3 December.