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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!

"Zanj Revolution" flavors of revolutions past. (Image courtesy of Iffr)
11:57 GMT

Beirut-based films "Zanj" and "Zanj Revolution" reflect on times past in Arab spring era Lebanon.

Farhadi’s immigrant romantic drama The Past is his sixth directorial experience and first one in a foreign country that was shot in the French capital, Paris. (Image: Facebook)
08:57 GMT

Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi’s French-language drama The Past (Le Passé) has been nominated in five categories at France’s César Awards 2014.

Rita is returning to sunny Dubai to perform at the RedFestDXB music festival in Feb. (Image: Facebook)
08:39 GMT

Valentine's Day has just gotten lovelier as British singer-songwriter Rita Ora returns to Dubai this Feb to perform at the RedFestDXB music festival.

Haifa Wehbe hottness is now an internationally known fact. (Image: Facebook)
07:13 GMT

We knew she was one of our region's hotties, but our sassy superstar has made her way into an international list of the world's most beautiful women from a poll conducted by "Hollywood Buzz".

When will Zeina and Ahmed's baby drama end? (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Well, this is never going to end, so we’re writing yet again about the Ahmed Ezz-Zeina never-ending baby drama!

February 2, 2014

Jamal Suliman is under fire for stoking the Egyptian political fires. (Image: Facebook)
20:42 GMT

Jamal Suliman's starring role is getting some heat for being so politically motivated.

Milad revealed that he will be tying the knot for a third time in part six of "The Neighborhood Gate." (Image: Facebook)
12:05 GMT

What's made Syrian actor Milad Youssef act like such a ladies man?

Now we ain't sayin' she a gold digger, but she ain't messin' with no broke producers. (Image courtesy of
11:36 GMT

The Ramadan drama has already started, backstage at least.

"Mirror", "Mirror" poster on the wall. (Image: Facebook)
10:04 GMT

May Salim has nearly got her upcoming film "The Mirror" in the bag. She's 80 percent done filming her scenes for the story about a a young girl that suffers domestic difficulties that draw her to adorn the veil.

Rojina was so happy by Fifi's dance performance at her sister's wedding. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:49 GMT

Egyptian bellydancer Fifi Abdo gave someone a special dance on their wedding day last week.