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March 17, 2014

Bold, beautiful, and hard bent on helping Syria, Angelina Jolia stands up to the podium.  (Image from archives)
11:42 GMT

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Special Envoy and Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie spoke out for those suffering the ravages of civil war in Syria.

Will Nawal take a new career step by hosting her first talk show? (Image: Facebook)
10:18 GMT

A year on, Nawal Al Zoghbi is still in negotiation with MBC TV to present her own talk show.

Soweto Kinch with Arabian Nights and Arab League All Stars during their performance at the Cairo Jazz Festival. (Image: Sarah Loat)
09:39 GMT

The second night of the sixth edition of the festival entertained and enthralled the audience with a variety of musical acts.

Nicole is happily married to fellow Lebanese actor Youssef El Khal. (Image: Facebook)
08:48 GMT

Nicole Saba will be defending herself against all celeb and fan accusations next week on LBC TV's "The Accused."

Egyptian authorities stopped Mohsen from singing at Egypt's official Arts Celebrations ceremony on Thursday. (Image: Al Ahram)
08:07 GMT

Egyptian singer Mohamed Mohsen, known for his revolutionary music, recounts how authorities stopped him from performing at Egypt's Arts Celebrations event last Thursday.

"Noah" is making waves all across the Middle East (Image: Film poster from Facebook)
08:05 GMT

The blockbuster "Noah" has been banned in the UAE and Bahrain, but what will be the final outcome for Egypt?

Majida's fans are anxiously awaiting her Egypt concert this week. (Image: Facebook)
07:51 GMT

Majida El Roumi's fans were both happy and angered by how expensive tickets were priced for her upcoming concert in Egypt this March.

March 16, 2014

Cyrine will play the role of a woman who's very unhappy in her relationship. (Image: Facebook)
15:09 GMT

Cyrine is feeling "emotionally disturbed," but only in her upcoming movie!

The official poster for the Sawa 4 Syria fundraiser event. (Image: Hummus For Thought)
14:21 GMT

Indie-pop band Mashrou Leila will be singing at a fundraising event in April, all in the name of Syria.

Elaine Khalaf and Carlo Ayoub sure started off happy, but are they still?
13:44 GMT

There are changes coming for Elaine Khalaf, but it doesn't look like it's a split from her man.

Fares and Harb are at a disagreement with one another over financial problems and other professional matters. (Image: Facebook)
13:13 GMT

Fares Karam is apparently in trouble with his concert agent Youssef Harb.

A look at some of the cultural events taking place in Cairo & Alexandria this week. (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:46 GMT

This week moves from the Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children to the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival, paralleled by many music and arts activities, along with film screenings in Cairo and Alexandria.

Thank God, he's alive! Saed Al Sughair survives car crash (Image courtesy of bokra.net)
09:10 GMT

He's sort of had a string of bad luck. Saed Al Sughair has found himself in yet another scary car encounter.

She's smiling, and we're smiling too now that her album is finally released! (Image: Facebook)
09:01 GMT

It's taken her two years to do it, but Donia Samir Ghanem's soon to be released album should be worth the wait!

Armenian Safinaz has danced her way right into jail.
08:53 GMT

Formerly facing potential deportation, now Safinaz's decision to breach the contract with the Cairo hotel has cost her some time in jail.