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March 9, 2014

Nancy plays the role of a sexy woman in her new music video, much like her old video "Akhasmak Ah" which brought her to fame in the Arab world. (Image: Facebook)
14:52 GMT

Egyptian actress Zeina will be somewhat copying Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram in her upcoming drama. Will it work in her favor?

The war of words on Twitter continues between Haifa and Elissa. (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:35 GMT

Haifa Wehbe had her say, now it was time for Elissa to hit back at the "woman who made herself out of nothing."

One of the traditional settings in an Iranian household in celebration of Nowruz. (Image: Facebook)
12:51 GMT

Australia is celebrating the Persian New Year with their own line up of traditional Iranian music concerts, featuring world-renowned Iranian Tar virtuoso Keyvan Saket. "Nowruz" the time to celebrate! Aussies line up Iranian concerts in celebration of Persian New Year

Jennifer Connelly getting blasted by water on "Noah" (Image courtesy of
11:17 GMT

With several Arab countries banning the controversial Christian film, "Noah" is certainly stirring up the waters...waters that Jennifer Connelly did not enjoy being doused by.

Clapton gave Bahrain a night to remember with his rocking concert last night. (Image: Gulf Daily News)
10:55 GMT

Fans went absolutely wild at Eric Clapton's two-hour special concert last night in Bahrain.

The official poster for the highly-anticipated and controversial film "Noah." (Image: Facebook)
10:26 GMT

Darren Aronofsky's upcoming epic film Noah is already banned in a number of Arab countries.

Gal pals Cyrine Abdelnour and Elissa have their fans talking after their airport pic posting (Image: Facebook)
10:21 GMT

The Beirut babes were both Milan-bound as they were spotted having a friendly chat in the airport.

Swedish DJ and producer Avicii is joining the racing fun next month (Image: Facebook)
09:26 GMT

While some may be most excited about race day at the 2014 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix on April 406, we're not gonna lie that the concerts are what floats our boat the most. Here's the lowdown on the weekend we're all waiting for.

The bicycle journey of "Wadjda" is just one of the many things to go and watch this week in Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
08:55 GMT

Cairo International Jazz Festival, screening of movie Wadjda, and Hakawy International Arts Festival for Children are just a few of the fabulous things going down this week in Egypt.

Alaa Wardi, a now-famous YouTube hit in Saudi Arabia. (Image: Facebook)
07:11 GMT

Google-owned video-sharing giant YouTube organized its first visit to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, aiming to support the site's content generators and strengthen its strong user base in the kingdom.

March 8, 2014

Hind is a kind soul who donates her clothes to charity. (Image: Facebook)
05:30 GMT

Hind Al Bloushi likes to donate her clothes to charity.

Abed says that he's actually very down to earth in real life. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Abed Fahed was in the hot seat last week where he was accused of a number of things on the talk show "Al Muttaham" (The Accused).

March 7, 2014

See ya later, folks, but not together. (Image courtesy of MBC)
07:00 GMT

The famous twosome have divorced professionally.

Salalem will be bringing some of the fun on March 8 (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Whether you don't have Saturday night plans, or even if you do, ditch them, 'cause Darb 1718 in downtown Cairo is the place to be come March 8.

March 6, 2014

Tamer's touching return to Cairo (Image: Facebook)
13:36 GMT

Welcome home, Hosny! Our fave Egyptian superstar is back where he belongs with his adoring Egyptian fans.