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January 28, 2014

Famous TV host and satirist Bassem Youssef signed with MBC group at the end of December 2013 and will return back to the screen in February 2014. (Image: Facebook)
09:21 GMT

2013 was a weird year for satirist Bassem Youssef, but his 2014 looks like it's set to be a great one, as he prepares a comeback with his controversial show on MBC Misr.

Peeta Planet travelers try out standup comedy in Mumbai (Image: Facebook)
09:17 GMT

With an international itinerary that makes globetrotters salivate, the Dubai-based travel TV show hosts are starting their jet setting journey in Mumbai this week.

The show is a mix of theatre, illusion, circus, block-buster movie and rock spectacular rolled into one with 50 dancers, stuntmen, acrobats, magicians, and actors from 10 different countries. (Image: YAKEVENTS.COM)
08:08 GMT

A modern take on Peter Pan in this breathtaking theatre production in Dubai, featuring some of the music world's biggest modern hits.

The most important celebration in the Chinese calendar will be marked with theatre shows, street parades, live music, food stalls and special cuisine. (Image: Jumeirah.com)
07:48 GMT

Celebrate the Year of the Horse with exclusive theatre shows and special Asian cuisine now in Dubai.

Hussain Al Jasmi was the perfect fit for demonstrating how easy it is to keep the number you love while changing to the network that offers better value. (Image: Hussainaljassmi.com)
05:00 GMT

Emirati superstar Hussain Al Jasmi has starred in du's latest Mobile Number Portability video campaign.

January 27, 2014

More than 750,000 visitors attended the first festival, which ran for 10 days and included historical exhibitions, live performances, traditional souk stalls, folk dances and Hijazi people selling local arts and crafts. (Image: Alarabiya)
11:40 GMT

Saturday was a fine day for Jeddah as the 1st edition of the city's Festival for Heritage and Culture was a total smashing success.

Khaled Salim behind the scenes for the TV series "the X case "  (Image: Facebook)
11:30 GMT

His work is pretty much, done except for the all important job of naming his upcoming album.

Yo-Yo Ma and his Silk Road Ensemble show 'em how it's done at the Royal Opera House Muscat on Wednesday (Image: Facebook)
11:13 GMT

We've heard his name tingle our eyes from nearly every corner of the globe, and now the famed cellist and his Silk Road Ensemble have made a notable stop in Oman, visiting Muscat music students.

Rage seems to race through Ramy Essam as he sings for revolution in Egypt (Image: Facebook).
11:00 GMT

The day before the bloody anniversary of the January 25 Revolution, Egyptian singer and songwriter Ramy Essam released another controversial song on YouTube.

Haifa Wehbe "strikes a grammy" as one fan Tweeted. (Image: Instagram)
10:31 GMT

No stranger to the red carpet, Haifa Wehbe shows off her own sense of style at the 2014 Grammy Awards.

Dominique looks well and happy now that she's in love again. (Image: Facebook)
10:14 GMT

Dominique Hourani is in love again and says she's no problem spending her money on her man!

Are Zeina's twins really Ahmed's own flesh and blood? (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:25 GMT

Ahmed Ezz has denied being married to Zeina, but what about the twins that she's just given birth to? Are they his?

Hamada's wife with their two sweet kids. (Image: Gololy.com)
08:43 GMT

Wow, we can't believe that Hamada Helal has finally posted a picture of his family!

Ha ha: Saad won't be starring in Dina's new movie this time around! (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:08 GMT

Bellydancer Dina has a new movie coming out, but has she chosen her bestie Saad El Soghayar to star in it?

Well done, Mr. Salama. "Excuse My French" seems to have done it well.
07:00 GMT

Stepping into uncharted cinematic territory of religious discrimination within the country of Egypt, acclaimed director Amr Salama surprisingly stays sensitive to the troubles and triumphs of a young Coptic boy in a public school.