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May 7, 2014

A rich retrospective of films by Syrian director Mohamed Malas will take place in Cairo this week. (Image: Facebook)
13:59 GMT

Between 8 and 11 May, Zawya in downtown Cairo will screen films by renowned Syrian director Mohamed Malas.

Backstreet Boys are Israel bound (Image: Facebook).
13:51 GMT

We loved them in the 90s, and now the Backstreet Boys will be with world tour "In a world like this" bringing them to Israel's Ra'anana amphitheater this summer.

The miniseries is to be shot in Morocco and Canada this fall and will debut on Spike TV next year (Image:
13:40 GMT

Spike TV is going to air an exciting new miniseries on the mysterious King Tutankhamun in 2015.

Hello, Egypt! Haifa Wehbe might back in your cinemas! (Image: Facebook)
13:29 GMT

There might be a glimmer of hope for Haifa Wehbe's "Halawet Rouh" in Egypt after all!

Saber Rebai has smiles to give for all of his children (Image: Facebook).
13:19 GMT

Now that his baby with second wife Ikhlas is on the scene, the Tunisian songster has to make sure the children from his previous marriage feel loved equally.

Amal Alamuddin thought Georgie was pulling her leg when he asked her to marry him (Image: Facebook).
12:29 GMT

Known to be a prankster, George Clooney had to ask Amal Alamuddin to marry him twice because she thought it was all a big joke at first.

Ahlam's new look: The singer's features looked more defined than in her previous pictures. (Image: Facebook)
08:50 GMT

Emirati Diva Ahlam posted a series of pix showing off her brand new look.

Hamaki posted a sweet eulogy for his late father on Twitter. (Image: Albawaba edit)
07:57 GMT

A grieving Mohamed Hamaki posted a sweet eulogy for his late father this week.

The Sandance festival will feature Scouting for Girls, Pet Shop Boys, Fatboy Slim, Scouting For Girls, Arrested Development, Goldfish and more. (Image: Khaleej Times)
05:00 GMT

Greg Churchouse from Scouting for Girls talks about his breezy pop group’s ascent to the major league before their Sandance set.

May 6, 2014

Will we see Ghada in yet another one of her usual controversial productions? (Image: Facebook)
14:27 GMT

Ghada Abdel Razek is rumored to have turned down a starring role in a controversial film because of fear it will have the same fate as Haifa Wehbe's banned film "Beauty of the Soul."

Sing it for Egypt, Cyrine! (Image: Facebook)
13:31 GMT

Egypt's tourism industry needs all the help it can get, and Cyrine Abdel Nour was happy to do her singing part.

The victorious Carole Samaha (Image: Twitter).
13:11 GMT

Carole Samaha sent out a social media thanks to her fans for making her the winner of "Best Music Video" from the Middle Eastern Music Awards.

Sulaf Fawakherji attending the group military wedding in Syria (Image: Twitter).
12:48 GMT

Syrian actress Sulaf Fawakherji recently hit up a group wedding in her homeland where the Syrian army soldiers said their vows to ladies that support their sacrifices.

These are the comics coming to Abu Dhabi!
12:28 GMT

Snicker your way into summer with this month’s Laughter Factory tour, with three comedians from London’s Comedy Store lightening the mood on May 7.

Creepy Crawlies: Mads's doorman killing the snake hiding under the singer's car. (Image: Facebook)
10:24 GMT

Madeleine Matar managed to escape the poisonous bite of a large snake this week.