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November 18, 2012

De Niro at the 2012 Doha Tribeca Film Festival
13:09 GMT

Robert De Niro charmed the crowds at the opening night of the fourth Doha Tribeca Film Festival.

Death for Sale. 2011. Morocco/Belgium/France. Directed by Faouzi Bensaïdi. Photo: MoMA.
12:53 GMT

The New York museum hosts a range of Arab films from the 1960s right up to the present.

Al-Molhid film poster.
12:34 GMT

Producers behind the film have persevered despite death threats from Islamists.

Amal Arafeh's Facebook page has been hacked
10:29 GMT

Syrian actress Amal Arafeh has said that her Facebook account has been hacked with private messages being sent form her account. She has since deleted her page and has no plans to return to the social networking site.

THIS IS also GAZA poster.
10:02 GMT

The artistic team behind the event want to shed the spotlight on something other than bombs.

Renault Comedy Republic poster.
08:24 GMT

The burgeoning comedy scene in the North African nation gets a boost from some big names.

Indian film director of "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" Mira Nair stands along side Abdul Aziz Al Khater, the Chief Executive Officer of the Doha Tribeca Film Festival in the Qatari capital, on November 17, 2012.
07:45 GMT

Adapted from the 2007 bestselling book, Nair's movie is a hit in the Gulf.

Amir Kararah
07:19 GMT

Leading man of the Arab world's most popular TV drama says the project was a disaster for his acting career.

"Just a Picture".
07:09 GMT

This year's Dubai International Film Festival sets aside special event for Gulfi talent.

Chris Brown
05:59 GMT

After kissing and making up with on-off-on again girlfriend, Rihanna, the rap star with the dark past heads to the UAE.

November 17, 2012

Kim Kardashian causes a Twitter storm
15:28 GMT

American television reality star, Kim Kardashian sent out a pro-Israeli tweet declaring to her 17 million twitter followers that she was “praying for everyone in Israel.” What Kardashian did not expect was the fierce backlash, including death threats. Maybe the celeb with the sex-tape should stick to what she's best at?

Back and better than ever
12:56 GMT

Lebanese lovely Elissa stunned Dubai with a dress from Victoria Beckham as she attended the launch of the 'Bally' winter 2013 collection.

Jordan's Yousif Arafat  has been awarded 'Best Jordanian Musician 2012' title at a festival in his homeland
12:23 GMT

The singer Yousif Arafat has been awarded the prestigious ‘Best Jordanian Musician 2012’ award at the annual ‘Jordan Awards’ held as part of a festival of his homeland.

November 16, 2012

Haifa Wehbe becomes a grandma. Photo courtesy of Waleg
13:58 GMT

Finally, the baby has arrived that launches Haifa Wehbe's career as a grandmother. With the birth of her daughter Zainab's baby girl, our Lebanese yummy mummy is now more 'Hajeh' Haifa - a title reserved for the elder members of the Muslim community.

Nawal and Sandy causing a storm again
13:35 GMT

Egyptian singer Sandy has filed a complaint against Lebanese signer Nawal Al Zoghbi. Sandy has accused the Levantine start of banning her from performing at a charity event held in Dubai last week.