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November 6, 2014

(Still from "Om Amira" courtesy of Al Ahram)
06:50 GMT

BBC Arabic Film and Documentary Festival, which took place in London October 31-November 3 names "Om Amira" (“Amria’s Mother”) Best Documentary.

November 5, 2014

The official poster for the 36th Cairo International Film Festival. (Image: Al Ahram)
22:36 GMT

36th Cairo International Film Festival will run between 9 and 18 November at the Cairo Opera House.

Abed Fahed was held up in Egypt.
13:52 GMT

It wasn't exactly a warm welcome for the Syrian star who arrived in Egypt to make a TV appearance on "New Egypt".

Maya Diab strutting her stuff at the Vogue Fashion Experience Dubai. (Image: Twitter)
13:38 GMT

It must take a long to get ready if you want to look as good as Maya Diab. Lebanese diva arrived late for the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience.

Some of this year's diverse Arab Idol contestants. (Image: Facebook)
12:44 GMT

Check out how many countries are represented in season three of the hit talent show, Arab Idol.

Angelina Jolie speaking at a press conference during her past humanitarian trip to Lebanon.
12:34 GMT

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie has joined the celebrity campaign to bring an end to statelessness, a situation affecting thousands of Arabs.

Najwa will be performing in Australia this November. (Image: Instagram)
09:35 GMT

Najwa Karam is heading to Australia this November and is giving her fans the chance to go behind the scenes with her.

Iggy made a boy a man at his bar mitzva, after suffering a wardrobe crotch malfunction! (Image: 1019online.com)
08:34 GMT

A crowd of 13-year-olds got more than they prayed for when rapper Iggy Azalea ripped her pants at their bar mitzva!

The trial between Ezz and Zeina is still ongoing. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:15 GMT

What's the deal between Ahmed Ezz and Angham right now? And where does Zeina stand in all of this?

November 4, 2014

The moment Younis walked up to Justin's car to have her picture taken with him! (mage: YouTube)
14:37 GMT

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber uses an unusual pickup line to flirt with Palestinian-American model Jacqueline Younis in LA!

Myriam asks her fans to share their best moments with her! (Image: Instagram)
13:30 GMT

Myriam Fares encouraged her fans to share their best moments with her using the hashtag #ShareYourMoment, before she shares hers from her wedding day!

Asala, Fouad and Abbas are releasing new music albums this holiday! (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:34 GMT

Many Arab singers are getting into the Christmas spirit early as they prepare to release their latest music albums in time for the holidays!

Lee Daniels takes on the 11th Dubai International Film Festival jury.
11:55 GMT

The 11th Dubai International Film Festival’s (DIFF) Muhr Feature Competition has announced "The Butler" director as head of this year's jury.

Ezz has been ordered to undergo a DNA test to prove that he is or isn't the father of Zeina's twins. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:28 GMT

It's their sixth court hearing now and the judge has finally ordered Ahmed Ezz to undergo a DNA test.

Tamer Hosny sports his Egypt pride in Paris. (Image: Facebook)
10:20 GMT

Egypt's superstar Tamer Hosny was a hit in the French Capital.