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December 15, 2013

Elissa's guest edited version of Jamalouki is out! (Image: Twitter)
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It's out, Beirut, so grab your copy now of the December edition of Jamalouki magazine, guest-edited by our very own Elissa!

Duraid Lahham was inconsiderate of Asala Nasri's feelings in a recent interview. (Image: Wikipedia)
09:03 GMT

Duraid Lahham has seriously insulted superstar Asala Nasri in an interview where he claimed not knowing who she was!

Cyrine feels that TV presenting will bring her closer to her fans. (Image: Facebook)
07:47 GMT

Singer/actress Cyrine Abdelnour keeps on going from strength to strength and is now taking on TV presenting as her latest career project.

Venezuelan film ‘El Sistema’ (2008) will be shown Sunday in Cairo, just one of many fun things to do in Egypt this week. (Image:
05:00 GMT

Check out this wicked sweet list of things to do in Egypt from December 15th to 22nd.

December 14, 2013

Lebanese presenter Gisele Khoury has been hired by BBC Arabic to present a new TV program in 2014. (Image: Facebook)
19:15 GMT

Moving up in the media world is TV presenter Gisele Khoury, who's just been hired by BBC Arabic to present her own TV show next year.

It may not be warm out, but New Year's Eve is still going to be hot, hot, hot in Irbil with Nawal Al Zoghbi in town! (Image: Facebook)
11:53 GMT

Not sure what to do for New Year's Eve? If Nawal's music is your thing, make your way to the Kurdistan city of Irbil on December 31st!

Cherien Dabis (May in the Summer), Jinan Colter (Searching for Saris) and others at the DIFF 2013. (Image: Arabian Gazette)
11:21 GMT

There are no initiatives at DIFF promoting filmmaking by women, but 40% of films this year were those created by females filmmakers!

December 13, 2013

The beautiful city of Jerusalem. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Palestinian official unhappy with NBC filming new drama series "Dig" in Jerusalem.

Carlos Santana will now play Dubai on Thursday February 20. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Due to a conflict in scheduling with the Rolling Stones concert in Abu Dhabi, the Carlos Santana night at the Dubai Jazz Festival has switched to Thursday, February 20 from Friday February 21.

December 12, 2013

Qamar Khalaf's a "Brotherhood" girl!
10:26 GMT

No, no, Syrian actress Qamar Khalaf is not an official member of the Muslim Brotherhood, but she has signed up for a role in the second TV drama "Al Ikhwah” (The Brotherhood).

Wafa Amer is returning to TV in a new series next Ramadan. (Image: Facebook)
09:37 GMT

It's a little early in the day to be thinking of the Muslim holy month... But, if you've missed the fabulous Egyptian actress Wafa Amer, then you're in for a treat! She's back next Ramadan in yet another brilliant production.

Shabola is back at the recording studio and he's calling on Egyptian people to vote for the new amended constitution. (Image: Facebook)
08:31 GMT

After mourning the death of his wife last week, Shaaban Abdel Rahim is back at the studio with a new political song.

Paul Walker is loved and remembered by many, but his funeral attenders will be few. (Image: Facebook)
07:47 GMT

With filming in Abu Dhabi slowing down for Fast & Furious 7 slowing down, many of the film's stars will be attending the invite-only funeral for Paul Walker.

One of the looks Carmen sports in her new video. (Image: Facebook)
07:36 GMT

Arab Idol's Carmen Suleiman and the legendary Mohammad Abdo have collaborated together in her latest music video.

Martin Sheen In Conversation on December 8, 2013 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for DIFF)
06:31 GMT

While in the emirate, Martin Sheen sat down to share about about fatherhood and how the Syrian conflict has devastated him.