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September 4, 2012

Fifi Abdou plans to give fans a glimpse into her life with a self-narrated TV documentary
08:42 GMT

Fifi Abdou: This is your life! The star is planning on bringing her to film in a revealing documentary.

September 3, 2012

20:12 GMT

Ahlam cooks up another Twitter storm with a material experiment in gifts. Is she fishing for a present from her fans?

13:32 GMT

Australian singer Nadeah didn't let the tense political situation in Lebanon get in her way of rocking Beirut Jam Sessions.

Leila Fawaz, winner of France's highest academic award. (Photos by Matthew Modoono)
13:09 GMT

For Leila Fawaz, receiving France’s highest academic award came out of the blue. Arguably, though, the prize is a milestone on a path of learning that began when she was a child in Beirut.

Jaber Alwan, who currently lives in the Italian city of Rome, was the first foreigner to receive the best artist prize from the municipality.
11:54 GMT

Iraqi artist breaks record: Jaber Alwan is the first foreigner in Italy to receive the best artist prize from the municipality of Rome, where he resides.

Concert poster
09:10 GMT

Pop and rock unite at the 'Wow' concert in entertainment's favorite emirate.

Tamer Hosny took to Facebook to announce his marriage to Moroccan beauty Basma Bosil
07:20 GMT

Wedding bells were ringing on Facebook this week when Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny announced his upcoming marriage to Moroccan beauty of Basma Bosil via video link on the site.

September 2, 2012

Baba movie poster
17:19 GMT

They say fools rush in, and the film Ba-ba maybe bears this out. One review says that it feels rushed and hangs together like many fast montages, rather than a deep satisfactory exploration. There is a lot of comedy potential wasted or left out.

Dalia and Angham
12:26 GMT

They're both giants in their fields but actress Dalia al Buhairi and singer Angham just can't seem to get along on the set of new TV drama 'Fi Ghamdit Ayn'.

Egyptian singer Mohammad Hamaki's latest album has been tipped for big things by Twitter fans
11:08 GMT

Egyptian pop star Mohammad Hamaki's highly anticipated album “Min Qalbi Baghani” (I Sing from the Bottom of my Heart), has been tipped for big things by the singer's Twitter fans.

10:52 GMT

Nose to the grindstone, the Lebanese singer is getting over her Ramadan scandal and is back to making music.

Carole Samaha gets ready to wow Paris with her first French performance
10:04 GMT

Lebanese singer Carole Samaha is heading across the pond for her first ever concert in France at Le Palaise De l’ UNESCO in Paris.

Ciara will support rumored ex 50 Cent at Atelier/Festival in October
08:03 GMT

50 Cent’s rumoured ex, Ciara, is the latest name to be added to the line-up of Atelier/Festival -- headlined by Fiddy himself. She will be joined by UK singer Craig David who is also set to perform.

May Sahab is left a widowed single mother after the death of husband Hajjar
07:13 GMT

May Sahab, Lebanon's journalist-actress extraordinaire, is left a widowed single mother after a tragic donut road-side accident that killed her husband and fashion-photographer, Khalil Hajjar.

Haifaa al-Mansour says that her new film signals a shift in Saudi towards embracing art
07:07 GMT

Saudi filmmaker, Haifaa al-Mansour has explained how she beat the odds to produce the heartwarming tale of a girl's quest to own a bicycle in the landmark film 'Wajda'.