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February 2, 2014

Katrina is learning Arabic for her upcoming role in "Phantom." (Image: Facebook)
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Bollywood superstar Katrina Kaif is taking on a new challenge; learning Arabic, all in the name of her new movie, of course!

"Excuse My French" is one of the January highlights of Egypt's culture scene.
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An Oscars nomination, a though provoking film on a taboo topic, and a museum opening make the list of exciting cultural events that went down in January this year.

February 1, 2014

Ramy will be celebrating VDay in Amman this Feb! (Image: Twitter)
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Lebanese superstar Ramy Ayach is heading to Amman this Valentine's Day.

Taim will be playing the role of the eldest “brother,” who’s responsible for the financial well-being of his family in his upcoming show The Brothers. (Image: Facebook)
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Taim Hasan has finally revealed the character he will be playing in The Brothers.

January 31, 2014

Orwa Nyrabia, producer of the Syrian/German film "Return to Homs," accepts the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary for the film during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Park City, Utah. (Image: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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The director of Syrian documentary "Return to Homs" scoops a top prize at the Sundance film festival.

Thousand Tongues Theater Company presents "TAXI"! (Image: Facebook)
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Best-selling Egyptian novel "Taxi" was made into a place and performed on the Cairo stage by The Thousand Tongues Theater company.

January 30, 2014

Scarlett made headlines this week after supporting an unethical Israeli product. (Image: Facebook)
10:27 GMT

Scarlett Johansson is ending her relationship with a Oxfam after being criticized over her support for an unethical Israeli company operating in the West Bank.

The moment Abdo kissed Asala's hand and his fans went crazy! (Image: youTube)
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Mohammad Abdo and Asala were "caught" hand-kissing each other this week. His fans did not like that one bit!

Is Omar Sharif just a simple man? (Image: Facebook)
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As a successful celebrity in his ripe old age, you'd imagine his fame and fortune would have him in a hefty-sized mansion and rolling on some luxury wheels, so why the hotel living and taxi cab riding for the Egyptian actor?

Ke$ha still won't be kickin' it in a Muslim country after she was banned in Malaysia last year (Image: Twitter)
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Demi Lovato shows some love to Ke$ha for deciding to go to rehab, which btw means we won't be seeing her live in Dubai in February after all at the RedFestDXB as she gets replaced by Jessie J.

Behind the scenes of Mohamed Hamaki's new clip (Image: Facebook)
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Why, thanks for thinking of us, Mo! The music video for "Nifsi Abka Janbuh" (I Wish to Remain by His Side) will be the gift that keeps on giving all year round.

Cyrine wasn't bothered at all by Sulafa's rude remarks about her. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:27 GMT

This week, Sulafa Mimar came out with some hurtful comments about Cyrine Abdelnour. But how did the latter take it?

Jamal Suliman is still smiling, no passport problems for him! (Image courtesy of
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For any fans curious about Jamal Suliman's alleged incident at the Cairo Airport, you can rest assured that the Syrian actor is A-ok at his home in Egypt.

Latifa has seen the light at the end of the tumultuous tunnel and is sharing songs of happiness. (Image: Facebook)
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With the turmoil of unstable conditions in Egypt in Tunisia hovering over the singer's heart over the past three years, she's been laying low, but now that the second Egyptian Revolution of June 30 has brought hope for a better future, she's ready to sing songs of happiness again.

January 29, 2014

Jewish actress Natalie Portman and her converting husband Benjamin Millepied (Image: Facebook).
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Natalie Portman's husband Benjamin Millepied proves he will do anything for love as he takes a leap of faith and converts to Judaism.