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January 20, 2015

Mervat Amin stars in "Cairo Time" (Image: still from film courtesy of Dubai International Film Festival website)
09:47 GMT

It's a beautiful film really. It's just odd that it comes to an end abruptly.

Britney is said to be mourning the death of Sundahl following news of his death in Afghanistan. (Image: Independent UK)
09:42 GMT

US pop icon Britney Spears is said to be mourning the death of ex-boyfriend John Sundahl, who was shot down while flying a helicopter in Kabul, Afghanistan.

A figure of the golden age of Egyptian cinema, Hamama’s career reached its pinnacle in the 1940s and 1950s. (Image: Google)
08:34 GMT

We go back down memory lane in remembrance of Faten Hamama's journey to stardom.

January 19, 2015

Hend Sabry has become an advocate for WFP. (Image: Twitter)
16:36 GMT

Ever the advocate for ending hunger, Hend Sabry donates gown from her movie “Al-Gezira: Part one” to the cause.

Charbel Rouhana get down on the oud. (Image: Facebook)
16:15 GMT

Paris is about to get some Arab entertainment. Lebanese oud players Charbel Rouhana and Elie Khoury are tag teaming with Iranian tar player Azad Mirzapur to perform at the Theatre Des Abbesses in Paris on January 31.

Abs-olutely beautiful: Lucy Mecklenburgh showed off her incredible bikini body during a recent trip to Dubai. (Image: The Daily Mail)
14:58 GMT

British health and fitness expert Lucy Mecklenburgh recently treated herself to a luxurious trip to Dubai.

Luckily for Miss Jordan 2015 (right), she bears no resemblance to Jordan's former beauty queen (left), Zeina al Alami. (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:37 GMT

Remember the controversial Miss Jordan 2014? This year, JO proved its beauty worth in the Miss Arab 2015 competition with a new-and-improved beauty queen, AKA Sireen Barakat!

Tommy Tiernan is ready to travel to Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
12:15 GMT

The audience is about to go cray cray as Irish stand-up Tommy Tiernan brings his jokes to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium on Thursday, March 26.

Sharif Muneer is so sad over the loss of his friend.
10:41 GMT

Egyptian producer Mohammad Hassan Ramzi passed away last Tuesday, and his actor friend Sharif Muneer is taking it hard.

G.R.L is about to get it on at Redfest DXB (Image: Facebook)
08:53 GMT

Two new names have been released for the Redfest DXB lineup

Judges in Iran have ordered the closure of a daily newspaper for its reporting of Clooney's support for Charlie Hebdo. (Image: The Independent)
08:30 GMT

An Iranian newspaper has been banned by its government for reporting George Clooney's support of Charlie Hebdo!

Miss Lebanon has been severely criticized for having her selfie taken with "the enemy." (Image:
08:01 GMT

Miss-understood Lebanon claims Miss Israel photobombed her selfie!

Hamama began her career at the age of 7 after being discovered via a school talent contest. (Image: The Daily Star)
07:37 GMT

It was a sad Sunday for Egypt as thousands gathered to say goodbye to Arab cinema's timeless actress Faten Hamama.

January 18, 2015

The aim of the Muscat Chamber Music Series is to provide workshops and free concerts so that people in Oman can learn more about the value of music. (Image:
13:20 GMT

Oman aims to teach people the value of music through its upcoming Muscat Chamber Music Series.

Ahlam, yet again, poses in one of her latest pricey gowns! (Image: Facebook)
11:34 GMT

Over-the-top diva Ahlam loves perfume SO much that you can always smell her before she's even entered the building!