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July 1, 2014

He's still smiling, but Amro Waked wants you to help by watching the show. (Image: Facebook)
15:59 GMT

The recent political remarks made by Egyptian actor Amro Waked, which many had opposed, have negatively impacted his latest television drama “Ahil Iskandaria” (the People of Alexandria).

Athar Al Hakim is a happy woman now that her episode on Ramiz's show won't be airing.
15:53 GMT

After claiming that filming the episode nearly cost her her life, Egyptian actress Athar Al Hakim won a lawsuit against the prank show “Ramiz Qirsh Al Bahr” (Ramiz Shark of the Sea) .

Positive affirmation junkie Haifa Wehbe wants to know what you think.
15:46 GMT

The Lebanese diva's "Words on Papers" season has commenced, and she wants to know what you think, assuming it's positive, of course.

Bassem Kousa stars in the Syrian drama "Pack Your Bags". (Image courtesy of Daily Star Lebanon)
15:13 GMT

As can be expected, Syria’s once-proud television drama and comedy industry continues to decline. This season, the few shows that exist are not as well done as years before the crisis began.

Who will make her character work better this Ramadan? (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:46 GMT

Haifa Wehbe and Myriam Fares are both making their TV drama debuts this Ramadan, but their characters have already been criticised for being way way too similar!

Qamar managed to escaped unharmed from her attackers. (Image: Facebook)
10:24 GMT

Poor Lebanese singer Qamar almost got killed this week. Why would anyone want her dead?

Pascale didn't get to sing in Tunisia this June! (Image: Facebook)
09:35 GMT

Pascale Machaalani was set to host her annual concert in Tunisia, when something horrific forced her to cancel.

Will Janet really be observing Ramadan as rumored? (Image: Twitter)
08:21 GMT

Rumor has it that Janet Jackson is fasting this Ramadan!

Fayrouz's latest music video is reminiscent of her earlier work. (Image: Screenshot from video)
05:33 GMT

As Muslims focus on their faith, classic Christian-background songstress Fayrouz released a music video, paying tribute to her late hubby

Ramadan has begun and so has the intense TV show watching!
05:04 GMT

Muslims might be fasting and all that jazz, but some deem the Ramadan dramas promote decadence instead.

June 30, 2014

Amy is appearing in both radio and TV this Ramadan. (Image: Facebook)
11:16 GMT

Amy Samir Ghanem is working with comedian Ahmed Helmy on a new "psychological" project this Ramadan.

The series “Saraya Al-Abdeen" costs makers a lot of dough as well. (Image courtesy of MBC Misr)
11:00 GMT

"His Excellency" cost the most money of any Egyptian drama to make this Ramadan, but it's getting high viewership as well.

It has been a yearly tradition of the Cairo Opera House to contribute its share of Ramadan evenings with musical events. (Image: Tnnegypt.com)
10:28 GMT

Between 9 and 24 July, the Cairo Opera House will hold a series of Ramadan evenings at the Open Air Theatre featuring Egyptian musicians as well as troupes from Sudan and Indonesia.

Myriam has high hopes for Lebanon on the political front. (Image: Facebook)
10:16 GMT

Klink defends Assad support following alleged meeting over the weekend.

It's about time Sabah has been honored for her lifelong career in showbiz. (Image: Now.mmedia.me)
09:24 GMT

Legendary singer Sabah has been in the business for as long as we can remember, and MTV Lebanon are now honoring her for all her achievements.