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March 13, 2014

Jenny Asper's red locks (Image courtesy of
08:18 GMT

Haifa Wehbe's hair has been catching her even more attention than usual. Is Jenny Asper aspiring for the same redhead stardom?

We hope to soon see these two on screen together.
07:00 GMT

A joint American Egyptian production is bringing two celebs under the same temple roof.

Ahlam posing with a Harrods doorman in London this week. (Image: Instagram)
05:00 GMT

Singer Ahlam is in London to start recording her new album at the Metropolis International Studio.

March 12, 2014

Bad boy Justin Bieber may no longer be Egypt bound in April (Image: Facebook)
13:45 GMT

After Al Ahram reported that Justin Bieber was Cairo bound in April, we wonder if his newly scheduled May 5 court date will mess with his Middle East plans. Here's why the "Baby" hitmaker will be busy about that time.

Boyzone is Dubai-bound, and don't you forget it! (Image: Facebook)
13:22 GMT

There aren't "Words" for the level of excitement the Irish boy band is stirring in Dubai right now.

Let's be for real, Rami Sabri's resemblance to Amr Diab is a little uncanny (Image: Facebook).
12:42 GMT

Rami Sabri assured viewers of the TV show "Biwodooh" (Clarity) that his uncanny resemblance to Amr Diab is mere coincidence.

The Cairo Jazz Festival is back for its 6th edition this March. (Image: Facebook)
12:19 GMT

The 6th edition of the Cairo Jazz Festival returns to host live and ‘beyond stage’ performances from local and international acts as well as workshops and masterclasses at multiple venues.

The festival kicks off with a bang (Image courtesy of Saudi Gazette/ Syeda Amtul)
12:17 GMT

For three weeks, 11 movies from 12 different Asian countries will be screened at eight venues in Jeddah. It's Asian movie marathon and mania going down in Saudi this month.

"Noah" is making waves all across the Middle East (Image: Film poster from Facebook)
11:51 GMT

With Al Azhar adamantly against the Biblical tale of "Noah" screening in Egyptian cinemas, some film makers are rocking the boat the other way.

The Fast & Furious cast will continue production with the help of UAE-based production company twofour54 intaj. (Image: Facebook)
10:15 GMT

The all-star cast of the Fast & the Furious films are heading back to Abu Dhabi to finish filming their movie scenes next month.

Can you imagine these ladies all conservative all of a sudden? (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:39 GMT

This year, three provocative actresses will put on the Islamic Hijab. What's the mystery behind this though?

Phosphine has become a YouTube and social media hit within Saudis and the Arab world. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:46 GMT

Phosphine, a short film that was posted recently on YouTube, is topping over 3.5 million viewers and is quickly gaining popularity through WhatsApp and other social networking media.

Elham may be living a great life in reality, but in her new drama series she’s a woman living an emotional turmoil! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Elham Shahin will be playing a dramatic emotional role this Ramadan.

March 11, 2014

Here's the new and improved Somaya Al Khashab sans surgery (Image: Facebook)
21:11 GMT

With weight loss so fast and drastic, the assumption of some is that Somaya Al Khashab had surgery. The Egyptian actress claims this strict diet gets the actual credit.

Nadine and Bassem won't be working together in this occasion! (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:49 GMT

Bassem Yakhour is apparently way too busy working on a number of projects to take part in Nadine al Rasi's new drama series.