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May 11, 2014

Say "cheese"! Ahlam and Wael Kfoury smile for the selfie, showing that it's all good in the Arab Idol hood. (Image: Instagram)
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According Ahlam, it's all good in the Arab Idol hood. No tension rising between her and the newest member of the judging panel.

Sulaf Fawkherji can't believe the rumors going around about her pro-Assad paying gig (Image: Facebook).
09:49 GMT

As one of the most outspoken supporters of the Assad regime, rumors have gone around that she was getting paid to stand up for the Syrian government.

Nancy Ajram loves her some World Music Awards!
09:25 GMT

She's no stranger to the award, having won it twice before, but she's holding onto title of Best Arab Singer by the World Music Awards once again.

Ballet Mimbipa from Paraguay will be performing at the Cairo Opera House this week. (Image: Facebook)
09:14 GMT

If you happen to be in Cairo this week, there's an excess of exciting cultural events to attend as part of the Spring Festival!

One baby in her arms and two in her tummy, Kinda Hanna is expecting again. (Image: Facebook)
08:57 GMT

Syrian actress Kinda Hanna can now add professional mother to her CV because she is pregnant again with not one but two babies!

She's been a celebrity spokesperson for Syrian refugees and supporter of girls' education across the Muslim world, and now she's waving goodbye to acting to do more humanitarian work (Image: Facebook).
08:36 GMT

If we weren't just so darn grateful for all her humanitarian work in the region, we'd be much sadder to hear that Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie will be taking a break from acting to focus on directing films and working with the UN and PSVI.

Asala is seriously proud of her daughter Sham's academic achievements. (Image: Facebook)
07:36 GMT

What's Asala Nasri and her daughter Sham doing in a science lab?

May 10, 2014

The Summer Season that ends August 31 will kick off with the Royal Moscow Ballet and two lead sololists from the Bolshoi Ballet performing Cinderella at Adnec on June 6. (Image:
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International shows, film and theatre premieres, music concerts, comedy shows, illusionists, FIFA World Cup viewing, among the many attractions during the season.

So youthful: One of the first photos Sherihan made a comeback to the scenes through. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Looks like Sherihan’s unstable health won’t let her go back into the spotlight full-time as many of her fans would have hoped.

May 9, 2014

Dana Al Fardan has been playing and writing music for as long as she can remember. (Image: Arab News)
06:00 GMT

Qatar has a new singing sensation whose melodious voice is keeping the cultural harmony of this Arab country alive and intact as people get fascinated by what unique she has to offer.

Nawal is Morocco-bound. (Image: Facebook)
05:44 GMT

Switching up dialect and dress for the Mawazine Music Festival, Kuwait singer Nawal knows how to swoop into the hearts of fans.

May 8, 2014

Ahlam may not be so happy Wael took over for Ragheb after all!
13:34 GMT

She had it out for Ragheb Alama, and now she's turned her temper onto the new judge, Wael Kfoury.

Why would the Ministry of Interior supposedly decline Ghada's request for life insurance? (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:07 GMT

Rumor has it that Ghada Abdel Razek wants life insurance while filming her new TV drama series!

"Order 66" on location at the new Star Wars film set in the Abu Dhabi desert. (Image: Facebook)
09:11 GMT

In celebration of "May the Force be with you," members of a Dubai-based Star Wars group named "Order 66" feature on CNN after gracing the XPRESS cover on April 24.

Stacy Keibler is the ex of George Clooney. (Image courtesy of
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George Clooney's model ex is allegedly not happy he's marrying Amal Alamuddin.