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January 22, 2014

Khaled Abu Al Naja knows a good part when he sees it, accepting the role originally offered to his brother. (Image: Facebook)
12:46 GMT

Aytin Amin's film screened at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival "Villa 69" was originally offered to Saif Abu Al Naja to star as the lead actor, but when he declined the offer, his brother Khaled said "sure"!

Farouk and his family by his bedside in hospital before he passed away. (Image: Facebook)
10:16 GMT

Comedian actor Farouk Naguib passed away in hospital on Tuesday.

Jennifer has "unofficially" converted from an atheist to a Muslim. (Image: Facebook)
09:32 GMT

Arabs Got Talent finalist Jennifer Grout has apparently converted to Islam, as seen in a recently leaked YouTube video!

Amr has confirmed his participation in the Hala February Festival this year. (Image:
09:11 GMT

Heartthrob Amr Diab will be taking part in the Hala February Festival this year. Well, that's one very good reason to get excited about it!

The Arab and Saudi cast of "Family of Five." (Image: Arab News)
07:29 GMT

A new Saudi comedy series titled "Family of Five" is coming to TV.

Rose won the first ever Israeli version of the hit show "X-Factor." (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The decision came after the intervention of Minister of Interior Gideon Sa'ar who instructed the Population Registry to allow Fostanes, a Philippines citizen, to work as a singer.

January 21, 2014

Yummy granny: Rola told the whole world how old Haifa really is! (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:53 GMT

What's a girl to do when her own sis exposes her? Rola Yamout tells everyone half sis Haifa Wehbe's real age!

Melhem with his (one and only) Yemeni wife Tamani. (Image: Facebook)
11:19 GMT

Did Melhem Zein get himself a second wifey? Rumor has it he's into one Lebanese woman in particular!

Mona Zaki posing with her husband in one of her many pics posted to social media recently. (Image: Twitter)
10:15 GMT

The Egyptian actress has gone social media wild, posting pic after pic from her home, on vacation, and out on the town.

Elham has often criticized the Muslim Brotherhood for the actions she opposes them for. (Image: Facebook)
10:00 GMT

Did Elham Shahin tell a French radio station that she’ll be launching her own religious TV station?

Amr Diab's walking on sunshine now that his account is cleared (Image: Facebook)
09:48 GMT

After frustratingly getting hacked by a political activist into his Twitter account, singing sensation Amr Diab is happy to announce that he's back in Tweeting business.

Ola Ghanem, the bad a** doctor fighting corruption in her character's company. (Image: Facebook)
09:35 GMT

Egyptian starlet Ola Ghanem has laid her yes on the table to star in the new film ""Romeo Al Sayidah" (The Lady's Romeo) as a corruption-unveiling doctor.

The two divas, Mayada and Asala, have another one of their usual verbal fights. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:01 GMT

Mayada Al Hinawi has verbally attacked Asala Nasi in yet another one of their ongoing feuds!

"Faisal Goes West" is a film premiering at the festival this week. (Image: Facebook)
08:46 GMT

Starting today in Khartoum, the first edition of the Sudan Independent Film Festival is kicking off with a performance by Egyptian singer Dina El Wadidi and Said Fouad as guest of honor.

Jordan Belfort is the real-life "Wolf of Wall Street" from whom the movie was based.
08:26 GMT

While UAE peeps are showing up to the cinema to watch Leonardo DiCaprio's "The Wolf of Wall Street", albeit 45 minutes shorter than the rest of the world due to censorship, the real-life Jordan Belfort is coming to Dubai to speak at a business forum.