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January 30, 2014

Behind the scenes of Mohamed Hamaki's new clip (Image: Facebook)
08:52 GMT

Why, thanks for thinking of us, Mo! The music video for "Nifsi Abka Janbuh" (I Wish to Remain by His Side) will be the gift that keeps on giving all year round.

Cyrine wasn't bothered at all by Sulafa's rude remarks about her. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:27 GMT

This week, Sulafa Mimar came out with some hurtful comments about Cyrine Abdelnour. But how did the latter take it?

Jamal Suliman is still smiling, no passport problems for him! (Image courtesy of
08:23 GMT

For any fans curious about Jamal Suliman's alleged incident at the Cairo Airport, you can rest assured that the Syrian actor is A-ok at his home in Egypt.

Latifa has seen the light at the end of the tumultuous tunnel and is sharing songs of happiness. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

With the turmoil of unstable conditions in Egypt in Tunisia hovering over the singer's heart over the past three years, she's been laying low, but now that the second Egyptian Revolution of June 30 has brought hope for a better future, she's ready to sing songs of happiness again.

January 29, 2014

Jewish actress Natalie Portman and her converting husband Benjamin Millepied (Image: Facebook).
16:07 GMT

Natalie Portman's husband Benjamin Millepied proves he will do anything for love as he takes a leap of faith and converts to Judaism.

Oxfam says that it respects the independence of their ambassadors. Yet, how can one truly be an ambassador for justice and human rights, but also advocate for a company that exploits an indigenous population? (Image: Facebook)
12:56 GMT

The American-Arab Anti Discrimination Committee (ADC) Tuesday called on the international humanitarian organization, Oxfam, to drop Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson as ambassador for accepting to be a Brand Ambassador for SodaStream.

A sassified Rania Farid Shawki is ready to take the stage again after eight years (Image: Facebook).
12:37 GMT

The stage hasn't seen her in eight years, but Egyptian actress Rania Farid Shawki is ready to return to the theater in the new play "Al Shaeb Lama Yefalsi" (When the People Flee), sporting a new look.

Blonde beauty Scarlett said that she stands behind the SodaStream product. (Image: Facebook)
12:26 GMT

Scarlett Johansson has come forward to defend her deal with Israeli company SodaStream International after being heavily criticized by Palestinian activists.

"Family Secrets" brings the drama but lacks in quality (Image: Facebook)
12:14 GMT

Yes, it does touch on the unique, sensitive subject of homosexuality through the eyes of an adolescent, we'll give it that, but "Family Secrets" still doesn't make the mark when it comes to a plot that makes sense or believable acting.

Nine songwriters and singers from the Arab world's independent music scene feature on the album released 24 January under the title Sawtuha by the German Jakarta Records label. (Image:
10:37 GMT

Maryam Saleh, Donia Massoud and Youssra El Hawary from Egypt are among 9 women featured on 'Sawtuha', a newly released song album by German label Jakarta Records.

We love to act: Qamar and Mehyar will be working together on a new TV drama this year. (Image: Facebook)
09:42 GMT

Husband and wife, Qamar Khalaf and Mehyar Khaddour, are starring in a new TV drama series together... again!

Maya still looked as hot as ever even with her blue hair! (Image: Instagram)
08:28 GMT

Maya Diab has made another fashion statement by dying her hair blueee!

Amr is getting older in age but is still as healthy as ever, according to his press office. (Image: Facebook)
07:36 GMT

Rumor has it that superstar Amr Diab was rushed to hospital on his recent trip to Dubai.

Farsh w Ghata (Rags and Tatters) follows a fugitive who escapes during the prison breaks that took place at the onset of the 2011 uprising. (Image: Albawaba edit)
05:00 GMT

Among the 30 African films screened within the 43rd edition of International Film Festival Rotterdam are Ahmad Abdalla's Rags and Tatters and Hind Meddeb's Electro Chaabi.

January 28, 2014

Tamer Hosny will be hitting up the cold, cold North America next month. (Image: Facebook)
12:43 GMT

Who is going to say no to scheduled shows in the US and Canada? Certainly not Tamer Hosny! The superstar will start his North American tour in just a couple weeks, leaving filming for his upcoming TV drama on hold until March.