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May 19, 2014

No problems here: Rania says she's good friends with Helmy! (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:46 GMT

Apparently, there's a feud between Rania Youssef and Ahmed Helmy over the comedian's new cartoon show!

George Clooney is willing to kiss up to Amal's conservative parents.
09:07 GMT

George Clooney is so in love he'd marry Amal tomorrow if he could, so he's willing to keep his future in-laws happy with a quick engagement followed by big old dream wedding.

Kuwaiti singer Nawal will be singing the theme tune of the new TV series “4 Qulub” (4 Hearts). (Image: Facebook)
08:06 GMT

Kuwaiti singer Nawal will be singing the theme tune of the new TV series “4 Qulub” (4 Hearts).

Suzan Najm Al Din
05:00 GMT

After foes of her political stance attempted to close down her Facebook account, Suzan gives a shout out to her friends for defending her before the Facebook adminstration.

May 18, 2014

A picture of Ramy's burnt-out restaurant. (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:53 GMT

A huge fire broke out in Lebanese superstar Ramy Ayach's "Restaurant Loubnane" causing damages to the building and injuries to some of its employees.

Some of the celebs Samir Safeer criticized while on "The Accused" this week. (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:33 GMT

Samir Safeer was the latest celeb to roast fellow celebs on "The Accused."

Rumors of these two dating began when they were first seen together last September.
14:13 GMT

After putting a ring on Amal Alamuddin earlier this month, George Clooney is slated to say "I do" in September.

An all smiles Hussein Al Jasmi is given the title Ambassador of Creatiivity (Image: Twitter)
13:36 GMT

He's the hotshot singer from the X-Factor Arabia judging panel, and now he's named Ambassador of Creativity.

Samira has made it big in France and Spain with her latest single "Still." (Image: Facebook)
11:06 GMT

Samira Said's latest single "Ma Zal" (Still) beat international superstars' singles to top place in France and Spain.

This week, you can take your pick from a number of fun and exotic shows and more in Egypt. (Image: Al Ahram)
09:35 GMT

The Spring Festival sees its final week, bringing sounds of Africa and the region to Cairo audiences. The week also includes film screenings, exhibitions, concerts, theatre performances, opera and more.

Nicole Saba's eagle tattoo represents her free spirit (Image: Facebook).
09:09 GMT

Ladies from the West like Angelina Jolie and Rihanna have rocked their body ink, and our regional starlets love them some tattoos too.

Directors Wiam Simav Bedirxan (L) and Ossama Mohammed react before the screening of 'Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait', on third day of 67th Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 16, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/ AMMAR ABD RABBO)
08:32 GMT

After her horrifying footage of the Syrian civil war was turned into a documentary, Wiam Simav Bedirxan was overcome at the warm reception she was given at the Cannes Film Festival.

El-Imam was hugely known for his great sense of humor and hosting popular candid camera shows. (Image:
07:38 GMT

Hussein El-Imam, a renowned Egyptian actor and musician, passed away late Saturday.

Helmy and the Arab Idol contestant who will be starring with him in "Cotton & a Mouse"! (Image: Facebook)
06:05 GMT

Ahmed Helmy will be playing the role of a monkey in his latest TV series "Mission Misi."

May 17, 2014

Michelle Dockery's red dress that's up for auction.
12:01 GMT

The leading actress of the hit British series "Downton Abbey" is auctioning the gown she wore at the Emmy's last year to help Syrian refugees.