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February 4, 2014

Famed actress Zizi Al Badrawy has passed away.
14:34 GMT

It's a sad farewell to 85-year-old performer Zizi Al Badrawy who passed away last week in Egypt. A number of celebrities gathered at the funeral to pay their respects.

Myriam Klink says that she's obviously prettier than Haifa Wehbe! (Image: Facebook)
12:16 GMT

Myriam Klink took "honesty is the best policy" a bit too seriously this week after announcing that she's way prettier than Haifa Wehbe!

Ahmed Ezz has hired lawyer Murtada Mansour to represent his case against Zeina. (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:41 GMT

Ahmed Ezz has taken a step towards solving his ongoing drama with Zeina, by finally hiring a lawyer to deal with the lawsuit filed against him.

The revealing pic that caused a FB madness for the starlet. (Image: Facebook)
11:15 GMT

Myriam Klink posts yet another attention-seeking pic of herself on Facebook. Yawn!

Shatha said that she’s specifically looking for a dress from Dior, Valentino, Marchesa and Alberta Ferretti. (Image: Facebook)
10:15 GMT

Shatha Hassoun headed to London today to find the perfect dress for her upcoming performance at the Hala February Festival in Kuwait.

Waters fired a fierce attack on Johansson for stepping down as a global Oxfam ambassador in favor of Israeli brand SodaStream. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:30 GMT

Scarlett Johansson was fiercely criticized by Pink Floyd's Roger Waters on Saturday for her decision to support the Israeli brand SodaStream.

Egyptian filmmaker Sameh El-Tawil's short "Clockwise" (Image courtesy of
09:25 GMT

Egyptian-made short film "Clockwise" will be premiering at Munich's Academy of Fine Arts on Wednesday, February 5.

Asala Nasri and Safa Sultan
09:19 GMT

Asala Nasri is suddenly becoming a negative connotation for Syrian stars. Due to the "Soula" TV show host's anti-Assad stance, any celebrity appearing on her show is deemed a traitor by his supporters.

TV host Mahmoud Saad is currently in the ICU at a London hospital after undergoing a critical spinal surgery. (Image: Facebook)
08:29 GMT

Journalist and TV host Mahmoud Saad is in critical condition at a London ICU right now.

Thanks for the love Israel!
05:00 GMT

International charity Oxfam may no longer be a fan of SodaStream promoting actress Scarlett Johansson, but she's made some new friends in the Israeli embassy to the US.

February 3, 2014

Sherihan and Majida Al Roumi are good ol' pals. (Image: Instagram)
13:45 GMT

Egyptian artist Sherihan posted a special photo to her official Instagram page of her and with fellow songstress Majida Al Roumi from back in the day.

'Bonjour Gauguin' by Georges Bahgory, part of the collection to be displayed in 'Nostalgic Dreams.' (Image:
13:43 GMT

After a slow culture week due to political events, the arts and culture scene is back to thriving with a diverse range of events in Cairo, Alexandria and Damanhour.

Mohamed Fouad and Sherine will sing for the Egyptian police force
13:36 GMT

Song poet Ayman Bahgat Qamar has written a series of songs that reflect the life and times of Egypt over the past three years. Sherine Abdel Wahab and Mohammad Fouad will be gracing some of those lyrics in the special operetta for the Egyptian police force.

Shatha is to perform live at the Hala February Festival this year in Kuwait. (Image: Facebook)
13:18 GMT

Shatha Hassoun's fans received some good news from the singer this week; yep, she will be performing at the fab Hala February Festival this year. Woop!

Mayada Henawi never misses an opportunity to criticize Asala Nasri. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:01 GMT

Syrian singer Mayada Henawi never misses a chance to verbally attack Asala Nasri. She was all praise for actress Raghda though!