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March 27, 2014

FIGO getting their jam on. Get ready for it at Sherazade tonight! (Image: Facebook)
07:42 GMT

In cooperation with Rinse FM and 100COPIES, Cairo Caling will draw electronic musicians from the UK and Egypt together in a Sherazade Nightclub gig on Thursday, March 27.

As he worked on the show, Mahmoud Obaidi was reminded of the political propaganda he grew up with in Baathist Iraq. (Image: Gulf News)
07:00 GMT

The Iraqi-Canadian artist shows propaganda in action — how leaders piece together a larger-than-life image of themselves and develop a following.

March 26, 2014

A picture of a younger Nicole with her lovely mother. (Image: Albawaba edit)
14:11 GMT

Nicole Saba burst out crying live on TV at the mention of her daughter this week.

It's the battle of the actors and Zeina is determined to prove that Ezz really is the father of her children. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:31 GMT

There was a new witness on the stand this week, making Ahmed Ezz's case that much weaker against Zeina's.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will be sharing the stage with Wiley on April 25 in Abu Dhabi.
12:00 GMT

We're just whiling away the time until we see UK chart-topper Wiley on stage at du Arena the same night that Macklemore & Ryan Lewis will make musical magic happen on April 25.

Farah Bseiso stars in another "Halawat Al Rouh"
11:45 GMT

We're all well aware of the hype around Haifa Wehbe's film, now Farah Bseiso is taking a stab at a drama with the same name, creating more controversy surrounding "Halawat Al Rouh".

This trifecta for the win! Rabeh Saqer, Avicii, & The Scorpions coming to Bahrain next month.
10:33 GMT

Tickets are available and going fast to see Saudi pop star Rabeh Saqer, Swedish DJ Avicii, and worldwide rockers The Scorpions live in concert during this year's Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.

Renee and Sara were real crowd-pleasers during their performance at the Abu Dhabi Festival. (Image: YouTube screenshot)
10:08 GMT

Opera-enthusiasts were treated to a magical evening by American soprano Renee Fleming and a duet with the UAE's first opera singer Sara Al Qaiwani at the Abu Dhabi Festival this week.

We already knew Amal Alamuddin looked good in red, and so did George Clooney.
10:04 GMT

Hollywood star George Clooney continues his advances on our region's smartest and luckiest lady, Amal Alamuddin.

The Rolling Stones will rise again this summer after postponing several dates on their world tour. (Image: Facebook)
09:44 GMT

As preparations for L'Wren Scott's funeral are underway this week, a mourning Mick Jagger and his rock band announce the world tour will be back on track come June 4 in Tel Aviv.

One of the acrobatic acts at the Dub Fest Street Festival in Dubai this week. (Image: Al Ghurair Centre)
09:19 GMT

Hundreds of thousands of people enjoyed the first few days of Dubai's Dub Fest Street Festival this week.

Egyptian filmmaker Khan can now officially call himself an Egyptian on paper! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Egypt has finally granted one of their leading filmmakers, Mohamed Khan, citizenship last week.

March 25, 2014

It took him 15 years to come back, but Saudi superstar Abdul Majeed Abdullah is finally returning to Dubai in concert this March! (Image: Facebook)
13:27 GMT

It took him 15 years to come back, but Saudi superstar Abdul Majeed Abdullah is finally returning to Dubai in concert this March!

Russell Crowe claims he knew the film would cause a storm in Muslim countries. (Image: Facebook)
12:05 GMT

Muslim countries around the globe are banning the Biblical tale of "Noah", but this comes as no surprise to the film's star Russell Crowe.

Sabah plays the role of a kind and protective mother in her new film "Mother." (Image: Facebook)
10:41 GMT

Sabah Al Jazairi completes filming her latest film "Al Umm" (Mother) in Syria this week.