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January 22, 2014

Rose won the first ever Israeli version of the hit show "X-Factor." (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The decision came after the intervention of Minister of Interior Gideon Sa'ar who instructed the Population Registry to allow Fostanes, a Philippines citizen, to work as a singer.

January 21, 2014

Yummy granny: Rola told the whole world how old Haifa really is! (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:53 GMT

What's a girl to do when her own sis exposes her? Rola Yamout tells everyone half sis Haifa Wehbe's real age!

Melhem with his (one and only) Yemeni wife Tamani. (Image: Facebook)
11:19 GMT

Did Melhem Zein get himself a second wifey? Rumor has it he's into one Lebanese woman in particular!

Mona Zaki posing with her husband in one of her many pics posted to social media recently. (Image: Twitter)
10:15 GMT

The Egyptian actress has gone social media wild, posting pic after pic from her home, on vacation, and out on the town.

Elham has often criticized the Muslim Brotherhood for the actions she opposes them for. (Image: Facebook)
10:00 GMT

Did Elham Shahin tell a French radio station that she’ll be launching her own religious TV station?

Amr Diab's walking on sunshine now that his account is cleared (Image: Facebook)
09:48 GMT

After frustratingly getting hacked by a political activist into his Twitter account, singing sensation Amr Diab is happy to announce that he's back in Tweeting business.

Ola Ghanem, the bad a** doctor fighting corruption in her character's company. (Image: Facebook)
09:35 GMT

Egyptian starlet Ola Ghanem has laid her yes on the table to star in the new film ""Romeo Al Sayidah" (The Lady's Romeo) as a corruption-unveiling doctor.

The two divas, Mayada and Asala, have another one of their usual verbal fights. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:01 GMT

Mayada Al Hinawi has verbally attacked Asala Nasi in yet another one of their ongoing feuds!

"Faisal Goes West" is a film premiering at the festival this week. (Image: Facebook)
08:46 GMT

Starting today in Khartoum, the first edition of the Sudan Independent Film Festival is kicking off with a performance by Egyptian singer Dina El Wadidi and Said Fouad as guest of honor.

Jordan Belfort is the real-life "Wolf of Wall Street" from whom the movie was based.
08:26 GMT

While UAE peeps are showing up to the cinema to watch Leonardo DiCaprio's "The Wolf of Wall Street", albeit 45 minutes shorter than the rest of the world due to censorship, the real-life Jordan Belfort is coming to Dubai to speak at a business forum.

Speaking to the hearts of his co-patriots in the city of Jeddah, Orazio Sciortino brought down the house in the Italian consulate.
05:00 GMT

Italian pianist Orazio Sciortio clanked the keys in gifted fashion at a Jeddah concert in his country's consulate.

January 20, 2014

There's still plenty of entertainment for Egypt over the next few days.
13:06 GMT

Expected protests in Egypt this weekend means most venues are closing their doors on Friday and Saturday, but here are a few fun things to do for the next few days!

Mohammad Hunaidi says don't worry, my drama isn't the same as Hind Sabri's, even though its title sounds like it!
12:51 GMT

Playing a newlywed with Ghada Adel in “Ayzeen Nitjawaz” (We Want to Get Married), Mohammad Hunaidi's newest project is not a total replica of Hind Sabri's “Ayez Atjawaz” (I Want to Get Married) a few year's back, despite the similarity of their titles.

Muscat Festival attendees will see live in concert Carmen Suleiman and Majed Al Mohandes this year.
12:11 GMT

Music and sports, that's what the youth want! No food festival or fashion week at this year's Muscat Festival, but there will be Majed Al Mohandes and Carmen Suleiman in concert!

The film follows three revolutionaries, Ahmed Hassan, Magdy Ashour and Khalid Abdalla. (Image: Naharnet)
09:59 GMT

"The Square" is a film about the Egyptian Revolution and what the Egyptian people have been doing since 2011. This is a review of the 2013 production.