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December 8, 2014

This year's DIFF galas promise an international line-up of films. (Image: Google)
08:59 GMT

DIFF’s red carpet galas will showcase 2014 films from all over the world.

December 7, 2014

Sherine performing in Carthage.
20:20 GMT

We're only days out from a gig that get the Bahraini's going. Sherine Abdel Wahab is set to take the stage on December 12th with fellow singer Mohammad Salem.

Even Christian Bale, the lead actor, is Caucasian! (Image: variety.com)
19:28 GMT

#BoycottExodusMovie is a social media campaign getting more viral by the minute because of the film's lack of minority representation.

Don't worry, Ahlam isn't afraid of a challenge.
19:16 GMT

A cameraman is not to happy with Ahlam and her hubby. He's accusing the latter of beating him up and breaking his camera!

A scene from the film Scheherazade, Tell Me a Story. (Image: Google)
14:53 GMT

The Egyptian National Film Festival runs 5-12 December. Screenings are being held in two halls at the Cairo Opera House, in addition to Alexandria's Freedom Centre for Creativity.

Assaf was adamant to highlight the terror he believes Israel is inflicting upon his country Palestine. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:51 GMT

Last week, the Daily Mail published an exclusive interview with Mohammed Assaf, who made an emotional plea for Israel to stop killing Palestinians. Today, that story has been taken down, but why?

Khaled has promised himself and his fans to fight Hepatitis C like a boss!
11:40 GMT

A new medication provided by the Egyptian government may mean a total cure for Egyptian actor Khaled al Sawi's Hepatitis C.

Waleed takes a selfie with Ragheb at Sabah's funeral last month. (Image: Facebook)
11:12 GMT

Ragheb Alama was under fire last week after allegedly taking a selfie at Sabah's funeral.

Omar Khairat doing what he does best.
09:01 GMT

He's a talented regional fave, and now Omar Khairat is returning to Dubai this month.

A woman of many nationalities: Sabah had the Jordanian, Egyptian and American nationalities. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:08 GMT

Just when you thought you knew everything about the late Sabah, this comes to life...

December 6, 2014

A still of Bale riding a horse from his upcoming film Exodus. (Image: Variety.com)
06:00 GMT

When Christian Bale landed the part of Moses in Ridley Scott's "Exodus: Gods and Kings", he found unlikely inspiration in Monty Python's irreverent comedy film "Life of Brian."

December 5, 2014

These two have had a great working relationship over the year. (photo courtesy of blogmox)
05:00 GMT

After Al Jaras Magazine reported that Ragheb and Nancy had blocked each other online, the Lebanese superstar thought it proper to clear the air that all is well between him and Arabia's sweetheart songstress.

December 4, 2014

Skip&Die will be performing a set of their "psychedelic, tropical club pop." (Image: Laura Andelou, courtesy of BBIMF)
11:30 GMT

The Beirut and Beyond International Music Festival is back this December to showcase emerging artists deemed deserving of wider local and international exposure.

An old photo of the former lovers.
10:27 GMT

Sulafa Mimar is reunited with her former hubby, but their union can only be described as professional...for now.

Wael Kfoury's album is one hella big hit! (Image: Rotana.net)
10:09 GMT

With all 12 of Wael Kfoury's new songs appearing on the mobile app Anghami's Top 15 listened to songs, we'd say his latest album is a bit of a success.