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October 30, 2014

Maali Zayed's smiling here, but her health could be better. (Image courtesy of
12:17 GMT

Gossipers suggest that the Egyptian leading lady is suffering from cancer. She went to the hospital, so clearly it's the worst case scenario, right?

What's not to love? Ashton Kutcher has fallen for his baby girl. (Image: Facebook)
10:39 GMT

Dubai diner owner and Hollywood celebrity discusses his love for his new daughter Wyatt Isabelle. He and Jewish-raised Mila Kunis have previously mentioned a desire to raise their baby in her religion.

John Legend has been added to the 13th Emirates Airline Dubai International Jazz Festival line-up. (Image: Facebook)
10:23 GMT

Bastille, John Legend, Iggy Azalea, The Script and many more musicians? Yes, please and thank you! Dubai is in for some seriously good tunes.

While Amal is busy working overseas, Clooney is preparing to work on a new comedy with Johansson! (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:14 GMT

Oscar-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen will turn their wit on the complex workings of Hollywood's studios in a comedy featuring George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum.

Theeb hanging out in the Jordanian desert (Photos courtesy of ADFF).
05:43 GMT

"Theeb" is like "Lawrence of Arabia", buuut without the Lawrence.

October 29, 2014

Ramy Essam is hanging in Sweden. (Image: Facebook)
21:02 GMT

Revolutionary artist Ramy Essam has left his homeland after being harassed by the police.

Nina performing at The Nile Project. (Image: Facebook)
14:26 GMT

Dina El-Wedidi, releases her first album titled 'Turning Back' with a Norwegian label in a concert that took place at the Greek Campus last Friday.

Marwan Khoury is bringing his cool self to Egypt for a festival performance. (Image: Facebook)
12:45 GMT

He loves him some Lebanon, but Marway Khoury is cruisin' over to Egypt to sing for his fans at the 23rd Annual Arabic Music Festival.

Check out what's shaking with Latifa! (Image: Facebook)
12:18 GMT

If you hear in whip cracking in Tunisia, it might just be Latifa. The singer is racing to get her album ready by winter break.

Watch out for Tinashe! She's coming to Dubai's RedFestDXB. (Image: Facebook)
11:48 GMT

Two more performances added to the RedFestDXB slate next February.

The all-star cast of Fast & Furious 7 (Image: Facebook)
11:36 GMT

After six consecutive Fast & Furious films, number seven suddenly has a new title. The first official trailer is out for the newly named "Furious 7".

The semifinalists at Hollywood's Laugh Factory on Friday! (Image: Naharnet)
11:25 GMT

Get ready to laugh your socks off at the "Funniest Person in the World" competition winner!

Miriam Margolyes as Prof. Sprout in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. (Image: Facebook)
07:14 GMT

Jewish Actress Miriam Margolyes says that Israel's actions in Gaza have caused a "troubling backlash" for Jews in Britain, but shows no love for Hamas.

October 28, 2014

Youssef has been cast to play the role of Wentworth Miller in the Arabic version of the US TV show "Prison Break." (Image: Cairo Scene)
12:39 GMT

Egyptian heartthrob Amro Youssef is preparing himself for the role of a lifetime as the Middle East sees Prison Break adapted into Arabic.

Diana will be performing live in an exclusive concert in Fujairah! (Image: Facebook)
11:06 GMT

City Centre Fujairah has announced the next celebrity singer to join its ongoing concert series: Diana Haddad is up next!