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January 15, 2014

Cate Blanchett with her Golden Globe award in hand (Image: Facebook)
11:40 GMT

After heading up a jury at the Dubai International Film Festival recently, Cate Blanchett is on cloud nine, snagging the award for best actress at the Golden Globes, while Jennifer Lawrence received best supporting role for "American Hustle", which was the curtain closer for the festival in December.

Hisham has seriously embarrassed his co-host Fifi on the first episode of their new show on Sunday. (Image: Albawaba edit)
10:32 GMT

Dancer-turned-TV-Host Fifi Abdo was seriously embarrassed on the first episode of her new show, thanks to her co-host Hisham Abbas.

Unlike his shaved-head look now, Amr had a full set of curly hair when he was a young man. (Image: Facebook)
08:14 GMT

Ever wondered what Amr Diab looked like back in the day? So did we! The singer was brave enough to publish an old snapshot of himself for everyone to see.

Say cheese! Ragheb Alama celebrated Louai's birthday with his wife and eldest son. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The Alama family were all smiles as they celebrated the birthday of Ragheb's youngest son, Louai.

January 14, 2014

Making a move: Carole and hubby Waleed have made the move to Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
12:10 GMT

Now that she's married to an Egyptian man, Carole Samaha has moved away from her native Lebanon and to Egypt permanently.

Rania's husband is very supportive of the career choices she makes. (Image: Facebook)
10:09 GMT

Once again, Egyptian actress Rania Youssef has had to defend her husband from rumors surrounding her career decisions.

Ghada Adel is getting ready to be a new wife (on screen at least)! (Image: Facebook)
09:53 GMT

Filming will begin next month for the tantalizing upcoming drama "Newlyweds" in hopes it will be ready for airing by the Ramadan marathon later this year.

Fadel Shaker's drama continues (Image: Facebook)
09:28 GMT

Yes, he might be slightly cray-cray, but he hasn't been arrested for his erratic behavior, says the ex-pop singer Fadel Shaker. With such conflicting reports, what can we believe?

Bassem Feghali impersonating Maya Diab in one of his spoofs. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:16 GMT

Did Maya Diab’s recent car accident do something to her head? Maybe so, because the singer is yet to take any legal action against celeb impersonator Bassem Feghali.

Leonardo DiCaprio with his award for "The Wolf of Wall Street" (Image: Facebook)
08:26 GMT

Leonardo DiCaprio, star of "The Wolf of Wall Street" which was cut by 45 minutes in UAE theaters, was the brunt of a joke by host Tina Fey at the Golden Globes award ceremony for his track record of dating models like Bar Refaeli of Israel.

One generous lady! Melhem Barakat borrowed $400 thousand from fellow Lebanese superstar Najwa Karam. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:02 GMT

Melhem Barakat has been a naughty boy, well, kinda! The star has finally done the right thing and paid singer Najwa Karam her $400K back!

Maya is now out of hospital and resting at home following her car accident in Beirut. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Maya Diab was involved in a car accident on her way to a funeral on Sunday.

January 13, 2014

THE SQUARE movie poster (image:Facebook)
13:52 GMT

Let's hope the peeps in Egypt can view the exciting Netflix release of "The Square" as it begins streaming on January 17.

The Wolf of Wall Street (Image: Facebook)
13:18 GMT

Censored to the max, the Leonardo DiCaprio flick "The Wolf of Wall Street" isn't even worth watching in UAE cinemas as editors sliced and diced down an entire 45 minutes from the blockbuster.

Diana Haddad enjoying a Moroccan feast (Image: Facebook)
12:56 GMT

The multicultural project to transform "La Fiesta" into a music video going down now in Morocco.