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March 4, 2014

This is Safa's second time in an Egyptian drama. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:10 GMT

Safa Sultan has begun filming scenes for her upcoming TV drama "Women's Illnesses" in Egypt.

Mai is now at home recovering from her short-lived health-scare. (Image: Facebook)
10:17 GMT

Mai Hariri was rushed to hospital after losing consciousness on Sunday night.

George Clooney has eyes only for Amal Alamuddin! (Image: Daily Mail's Facebook)
10:15 GMT

Despite his starring role in the seven Academy Award winning film "Gravity", George Clooney was notably missing from the Oscars. Looks like the Middle East has been pulling on his heart strings.

Cate looks a far cry from her younger self in the 1990 Egyptian film "Crabs." (Image courtesy of Facebook/Al Arabiya/Al Bawaba edit)
09:20 GMT

Little did any of us know that Cate Blanchett has some very old roots in the Arab world!

Scarlett Johansson with fiancé Romain Dauriac (Image courtesy of
08:50 GMT

With the SodaStream scandal all behind her, Scarlett Johansson is expecting something great in her future with fiancé Romain Dauriac.

Ramy's mother's funeral will take place on Wednesday this week. (Image: Facebook)
08:43 GMT

Ramy Ayach's mother passes away on Monday evening.

Suhair chose to wear the headscarf just over 20 years ago now. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Is it true? Is Suhair Ramzi really planning on taking off her headscarf?

March 3, 2014

Problems seem to be following Ahmed wherever he goes. (Image: Facebook)
16:45 GMT

Things don't seem to be going in Ahmed Ezz's way this month, as he's now facing a new dilemma in his work life.

Cate Blanchett graciously accepting her Oscar. (Image: Facebook)
14:54 GMT

Dubai International Film Festival jury head favorite and "Blue Jasmine" lead actress, Cate Blanchett obtains the Oscar for "Best Actress in a Leading Role".

These bad girls have a 40 day filming sentence behind bars!
14:31 GMT

Lights, camera, close the slammer! A very naughty trio are doing some jail time in Cairo in a stage built by the production company "Al Adel Group".

Bahaa collaborated with producer Nasr Mahrous on his upcoming album "Cigarette." (Image: Facebook)
14:28 GMT

Bahaa Soltan has come up with an unusual name for his upcoming album, which is set for release next month.

Hany Shaker has finally released "The Dearest of People". (Image: Facebook)
13:48 GMT

It's hard to move on in life after losing a child, but Hany Shaker's daughter's deathbed request has pushed him to launch "The Dearest of People" at last.

Donia Samir Ghanem will be appearing with Ahmad Sakky again in round four of "The Strong One".
13:02 GMT

Having a bun in the oven, won't stop Donia Samir Ghanem from claiming her spot on the silver screen this Ramadan, especially not when her sister Amy is already in the holy month lineup.

One high moment for Ellen DeGeneres' Twitter followers was her epic mid-ceremony selfie with A-listers (Image: Twitter)
12:08 GMT

We had high hopes for our region's Academy Award nominated-films, but the names of other films were announced winners instead. Here's the play-by-play of what happened, live-blogging style!

Tamer livin' the life with the blondy who caused a FB uproar for him last week. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:33 GMT

Is Tamer Hosny getting influenced by the likes of Snoop Dogg, or is the mystery blond he was pictured with just a friend?