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April 9, 2014

Razan is now officially a new Mama! (Image: Facebook)
06:29 GMT

Razan Moghrabi welcomes her new baby into the world!

A still of Haifa and Hakim taken from the video from their new film "Beauty of the Soul." (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

A video of Haifa Wehbe dancing sexually to a song by Hakim has taken YouTube by storm.

April 8, 2014

"Halawat Roo" is out! (Image: film poster from Haifa's Facebook page).
14:16 GMT

It's taken many a moon and many a scene delete to get this bad boy past the Egyptian censorship committee and onto the cinema screen, but "Halawet Roo" is finally in theaters now.

Get your Arab flava flave, Italy, with Middle East Now.
13:55 GMT

Tomorrow, Italy will be saying "bonjourno" to the Middle East and North Africa as they begin to sample our cinema, documentaries, short films, photography, art projects, food and events.

Tamer has become even more popular in Morocco after marrying a Moroccan woman. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:36 GMT

Tamer Hosny is coming to Morocco this April.

One of the intimate shots posted by Gigi and Cody while on shot over the weekend. (Image: Facebook)
12:20 GMT

They may be teenagers, but Gigi Hadid and Cody Simpson sure aren't acting like it!

Safinaz finally has a reason to smile! (Image: Facebook)
11:18 GMT

After serving some jail time and being sued by Al Nabila Hotel for breach of contract, Safinaz can finally breathe easy because she's no longer under an exclusive contract with the hotel.

Vin Diesel striking a pose in Tunisia. (Image: Facebook)
10:50 GMT

Stopping over in Tunisia for a stint, Vin Diesel is on his way to the UAE at last.

A still from Haifa's upcoming series "Words on Paper." (Image: YouTube)
10:27 GMT

A promo of Haifa Wehbe's upcoming TV series "Kalam Ala Waraq" (Words on Paper) has been released.

Will Adel really become the next Lebanese President? (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:51 GMT

Lebanese comedian Adel Karam has announced that he's running for presidency in Lebanon.

Fans speculate that Ahlam is trying to get Abdo on board Arab Idol. (Image: Facebook)
08:10 GMT

After Ragheb Alama shocked everyone with his decision to quit Arab Idol, Ahlam has been on-the-go to find a suitable replacement!

Adel Imam's the man! He's what has Liqa Swaidan most excited this year.
05:00 GMT

With three shows on the docket this year, Liqa Swaidan has a seriously full slate. One drama in particular has her head over heels.

April 7, 2014

Sattar poses with his The Voice Arabia winning trophy! (Image: Facebook)
14:15 GMT

The Voice Arabia judge Kazem El Saher denied rumors that his sons and him paid money to get people to vote for Sattar Saad.

Ragheb won't be returning to Season 3 of Arab Idol. (Image: Facebook)
12:55 GMT

In a shocking revelation, Lebanese superstar and Arab Idol judge Ragheb Alama has pulled out of the TV talent competition!

It's either Elissa or nobody in the region for a duet with Mohammad Hamaki.
12:06 GMT

Mohammad Hamaki bares all on his documentary "Hamaki Wal Hayat".