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June 23, 2014

Still from Aida El Kashef's "A Tin Tale".
17:42 GMT

Aida El-Kashef’s 2011 short film 'Hadouta Men Safeeh' (A Tin Tale) was restricted from screening at Zawya, but the program's curator managed away around it.

Still from Omar Zohairy's 'The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometer 375.' (Image: Al Ahram)
12:53 GMT

Egyptian film The Aftermath of the Inauguration of the Public Toilet at Kilometre 375, which explores fear, was named best student short film at the now 20-year-old Palm Springs International ShortFest.

Wael with his lovely family. (Image: Facebook)
10:43 GMT

Wael Jassar talks family, his daughter's singing talent and why he wants them out of the spotlight!

The official poster for Carole doing Carthage this year. (Image: Facebook)
09:51 GMT

The International Carthage Festival is celebrating its 50-year-anniversary this year and Carole Samaha is making her debut at the prestigious event as well.

A still from the video featuring Ahmed's interview. (Image: YouTube)
09:04 GMT

Ahmed Bedair couldn't help but cry in an interview on Egyptian TV this week!

Amr is bringing out a religious music album this Eid! (Image: Facebook)
08:22 GMT

A bunch of Arab singers are "doin' it right" and releasing their latest music albums this Eid instead!

Well, hello, Elissa....How's that fan following going for ya? (Image: Facebook)
06:51 GMT

"If" the youtube preview is any indicator of what's to come, Elissa holy month show will be a raging success!

Amr Waked will finish up Ramadan with a film release on Eid Al Fitr. (Image: Facebook)
06:28 GMT

Whew! Just in time. Amro Waked has completed the scenes for his upcoming film scheduled to be released at the end of Ramadan.

June 22, 2014

What can he say? Kazem Al Saher loves "The Most Beautiful Women"! (Image: Facebook)
23:24 GMT

True to his romantic, poetic best form, Kazem Al Saher is singing his heart out about "The Most Beautiful Women".

Nadia Al Jundi isn't all smiles like this right now with her TV show's future uncertain. (Image: Facebook)
16:56 GMT

With Ramadan just around the corner, Nadia Al Jundi is feeling depressed because no one has yet purchased the drama that cost 20 million Egyptian pounds to make.

Angelina Jolie's Cleopatra will be more realistic than Elizabeth Taylor's.
16:39 GMT

With Angelina Jolie being such a sexy actress, it's hard to imagine her not playing off her sex appeal in her upcoming version of the story of Cleopatra, but she claims she's heading for a more realistic approach.

Ragheb Alama loves to watch a game or two, but he certainly doesn't make football his life priority!
12:21 GMT

Ragheb Alama loves to watch a game or two, but he certainly doesn't make football his life priority!

Somaya gives credit to a strict diet and daily exercise for her new trimmer body! (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:41 GMT

Has Somaya al Khashab really had liposuction to shed the pounds?

This is Dima's second time on the Emmys' judging panel. (Image: Facebook)
11:13 GMT

Syrian actress Dima Baya’ah will be gracing the Emmys' judging panel this summer.

Leila and her daughter before she was killed. (Image: Naharnet)
10:21 GMT

Justice has been served for Leila Ghofran whose daughter's killer was given the capital punishment last week.