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September 8, 2014

Saleh Nass directs "Central Market", debuted at the Calgary International Film Festival.
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The short film Souq Al Markazi (Central Market) made its way from Bahrain all the way to Canada where the weather is cold, but the feelings about the film are warm!

September 7, 2014

A Japanese woman makes a splash on the Arab street when she steals the show on Arab Idol... in her best Fairouz Arabic!
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When Dubai held auditions for season 3 of Arab Idol and aired the premier on MBC 1 Friday, a Japanese lady singing Fairouz was soon the talk of the Arab masses!

Awesome Aussie electropop stars Empire of the Sun (L) will star in Dubai's Sandance music festival (Al Bawaba edit).
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It's on again! Dubai's famed music festival Sandance starts on 10 October 2014.

Now she's given birth, life is a bed of roses for Scarlett! (Facebook)
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Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson has given birth to her first child- a daughter called Rose.

Here's to sixty more years, Nancy Ajram! (Image: Facebook)
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Way to stay in like flynn for six years and counting, Nancy!

The celebrity cousins at the Lebanon Comedy Club Play Room (Image: Twitter)
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Lebanon's beloved superstar dropped a bomb on fans recently, announcing that he and Canadian music sensation Massari are blood relatives from the same hometown.

Lady Gaga poised to storm the UAE September 10, 2014
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With Dubai's concert date upon us, we bring you 10 things you must know about the new 'Queen of Pop' - Emirate monsters take note!

When will Mai Ezz Eldin become a Mrs. for real? (Image: Facebook)
09:52 GMT

What's behind the picture with a tiara on her head?

Maya Diab's maxin' and relaxin' in the sun. (Image: Instagram)
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All work and no play would make Maya a very dull girl, and she knows it well.

Hmm, will Obama be at his bud's big day?
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There have been mixed reports about whether the U.S. President will be at the A-list event this month, but here's the latest.

Lauren Goodger says she said no to sharing sheets with a man in Dubai. (Image: Twitter)
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Running away to the UAE after an embarrassing scandal, Celebrity Big Brother house star Lauren Goodger shares what a man in Dubai offered her in exchange for sharing sheets.

September 6, 2014

Lydia Solomon and Gidon Kremer are two international artists coming to play the classics.
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A dozen concerts with musicians from nearly twice as many countries are coming to Abu Dhabi between October and May thanks to Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi).

September 5, 2014

Mohammad Fouad says he won't play the part of a prankster again. (Image: Facebook)
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Jokes on those who believed his prankster business was still going. He's done messing with people like that!

September 4, 2014

Here we go again.. Arab Idol-round 3 has arrived! (Image: Courtesy)
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Mohammed Assaf sure left some big shoes to fill, get ready for Arab Idol 2014!

Rania Abdel Razik's got a full fall schedule ahead. Get ready Egypt! (Image:Facebook)
12:38 GMT

Starting the first movie project in almost two years, the lovely Rania Abdel Razik is back in business getting ready for a brand new movie with screenwriter Abdel Rahim Kamal!