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October 20, 2013

Poor Sherine Abdel Wahab! The Egyptian star has received death threats from a Palestinian woman after she posted a picture of her with Arab Idol champ Mohammad Assaf. (Picture from Facebook)
10:17 GMT

Poor Sherine Abdel Wahab! The Egyptian star has received death threats from a Palestinian woman after she posted a picture of her with Arab Idol champ Mohammad Assaf.

Oldies, but goodies, these are a few of the cray crays at AGT this week. (Image: Facebook)
10:00 GMT

The good, the bad, and the totes cray cray have now officially been weeded through, leaving only the most interesting and we assume talented hopefuls remain in the Arabs Got Talent ring.

Nancy Ajram's latest is getting mixed review (Image: Facebook)
08:50 GMT

Unfortunate for Nancy Ajram, and for everyone who loved him, Wadih Al Safi’s untimely death coincided with the release of her latest clip. She’s gotten some serious backlash as a result.

Bushra's ready to bring on the drama
08:31 GMT

It’s been many a Ramadan since we’ve last seen her on the small screen, but Bushra is back in business with a drama that’s ready to compete in next year’s holy month marathon. Will ‘Dalida’ take the cake?

Poor Assi Helani has a broken arm! (Image: twitter)
08:03 GMT

It’s always unfortunate when the luck-filled saying “Break a leg” literally comes true for performers. Assi Helani wasn’t even on stage when the unthinkable happened; he was at a health club when he fell, breaking his right arm.

Haifa Wehbe with Minister of Telecommunication Mr. Nicola Sehnaoui at "Don't Text and Drive" press conference. (Image: Facebook)
07:25 GMT

Not usually known as spokesperson for a cause, pop diva Haifa Wehbe steps out of character to join the "Don't Text and Drive" campaign

Mai Izz El Din is in need of a break, but not a long one, Y'all! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Our fave Egyptian actress won't be disappearing for too long. Contrary to prior belief, Mai Izz El Din is only on vacay, not a total career hiatus!

October 19, 2013

Hanaa Abdel Fattah was a well loved man (Image courtesy of
11:21 GMT

The man, the director, the actor, the theatre critic, the professor, the one and only Hanaa Abdel Fattah leaves a widespread legacy and will be long remembered with love after his death one year ago today on 19 October 2012.

Beware the buyer: Make sure your Rihanna tickets are legit!
11:06 GMT

"It has been brought to the attention of FLASH that a number of tickets for Rihanna's concert on October 19 at du Arena have been acquired by fraudulent means," said a spokesperson for Rihanna's gig tonight in Abu Dhabi. Check your tickets twice!

Khaled Selim loves Nancy Ajram. (Image: Facebook)
09:09 GMT

Khaled Selim expresses his love for Nancy Ajram.

The female artists nominated for a "Best Female Artist" award. (Image: Facebook)
08:38 GMT

Some of our fave Arab singers have been nominated for the prestigious World Music Awards.

October 18, 2013

Nancy Ajram will be performing in different US cities this month. (Image: Facebook)
23:48 GMT

Whatever disputes Nancy Ajram may have had with Oussama Bachachi have now all disappeared into thin air.

DIFF is coming with record number of submissions! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The number of entries for this year's Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) has increased more than 60% with regional films like “Winter of Discontent” and “Wadjda” in the mix.

October 17, 2013

A scene from the Chinese blockbuster Switch. (Image: Dubai Film and TV Commission)
16:12 GMT

Chinese blockbuster "Switch" is out in cinemas now. Inside are the 5 things you need to know about it.

The picture Maya posted on her Twitter along with a message announcing the birth of Michaela. (Image: Twitter)
15:36 GMT

We only found out that she was pregnant in Aug, but Maya Nasri has now given birth to a healthy little girl.