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December 30, 2013

The woman with the beautiful eyes: Sulafa Mimar will play the role of a writer in "Lipstick." (Image: Facebook)
11:09 GMT

Sulafa Mimar is currently in Beirut to film her upcoming TV series "Qalam Humra" (Lipstick).

Villa 69 is one of the hits that made 2013 a good year
08:25 GMT

It may be a surprise to some with all the political upheaval, but 2013 can actually be considered a great year for film making in Egypt.

Ahmad Ratib's health takes a beating
08:15 GMT

It's not a jolly winter holiday for Egyptian actor Ahmad Ratib. His wife has confirmed her man is in the hospital where will remain for a few days to regain his health.

Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala is taking some heat for his words.
07:24 GMT

French government is none too pleased with French comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala for his remarks that are deemed anti-semitic.

December 29, 2013

Yasser Khalil denied that he's married to Sherine Abdel Wahab. (Image: Facebook)
13:15 GMT

It's rumored that Sherine Abdel Wahab is secretly married to Mohamed Hamaki's business manager. Could it be true?

The Citizen marks Sam Kadi’s third American film, and tells a story of xenophobia following the 9/11 attacks in New York. (Image: Facebook)
12:50 GMT

The Citizen marks Sam Kadi’s third American film, and tells a story of xenophobia following the 9/11 attacks in New York.

Donia’s pregnancy meant a forced delay in filming the fourth sequel of the comedy TV series “El Kebir Awi” (The Very Big Strong One), where her and Mekky star together. (Image: Facebook)
12:33 GMT

Donia Samir Ghanem and Ahmed Mekky were always good friends, but rumor has it that Ahmed is a tad annoyed at Miss Ghanem!

Charity work: Mohammad is donating money to charity to help the people of Gaza. (Image: Facebook)
12:01 GMT

Mohammad Assaf is still the sweet guy we all know; fame hasn't gotten to his head, and he's now helping the poor in his native Gaza.

Hot star, warm food, what more could we ask for? (Image: Facebook)
09:17 GMT

Ramy Ayach loves him some traditional Lebanese food, and now he's sharing the yumminess with the city of Beirut after his new restaurant opened on Christmas day.

Yousef Al-Jarrah under supervision in the hospital. (Image courtesy of Alarabiya)
08:39 GMT

Yousef Al-Jarrah traveled to Chicago to attend a conference for International students, but things went downhill quickly when he suffered a heart attack and was placed in the intensive care unit at a hospital in the windy city.

The controversial satirical show was the top TV program searched for in the UAE on google in 2013.
08:15 GMT

We already knew Paul Walker was the top personality trending in the UAE in 2013, but now we know that El Bernameg beat Arab Idol as the most searched TV program over the past year.

Mad violin playin' MAias Alyamani moves his career along with new album launch. (Image: Facebook)
07:45 GMT

One of the most promising young Arab musicians today, Syrian musician MAias Alyamani has released six albums and will soon celebrate the launch of another at a concert taking place at the Museum of Islamic Art.

Record-breaking fireworks are still set to take over the Dubai sky on New Year's Eve, but several concerts have been cancelled. (Image: Facebook)
07:33 GMT

If you were ready to rock the night away with Ramy Ayach, Shatha Hassoun, Wafik Habib, George Tahhan, Melhem Barakat, Hisham el-Hajj, Melhem Zain or Nassif Zaitoun on New Year's Eve, you're set to be sorely disappointed.

Yasmine Abdelaziz filed a complaint against her Facebook impersonators. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Yasmine Abdelaziz confirmed the news that she was not robbed, as previously reported.

December 28, 2013

A still from the film "Children of God." (Image:
07:00 GMT

Writer Sheyma Buali speaks to filmmakers and learns more about Iraq's burgeoning film scene.