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The film "8%" where the love relationship all began. (Image: film poster)
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The identity of Mai Kassab's mystery man has finally been revealed, and things are clearly getting serious.

Models making their way to the Middle East to ring in the New Year. (Image: CALA/ Broadimage)
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"New Years will be mental," Cody Simpson tweeted as he headed out for Dubai with his Palestinian model gf Gigi Hadid and Kardashian sister Kendall Jenner.

The Exodus won't even make it into Egypt. (Image:
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The Israelite's weren't even allowed into Egypt for there to be a big Exodus this time. The Hollywood film has been banned into MENA countries to date because it "totally contradicts proven historical facts".

December 27, 2014

"The Taste" is the Arab world's first cooking competition TV show. (Image: Arab News)
06:00 GMT

Move over Master Chef Australia. The Middle East now has a culinary TV series of its own; "The Taste" is coming to the Middle East's TV screens!

December 25, 2014

Janet with her Qatari husband Wissam al-Mana at Jordan's Zaatari Camp. (Image: Janet Jackson's Twitter account)
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US pop singer Janet Jackson has recently visited refugee camps in Palestine and Jordan.

A still of Neeson as Mills in "Taken." (Image:
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Oh my Dubai! Liam Neeson will be attending the "Taken 3" premiere in the UAE this January!

Arwa doesn't seem to like Algerian people much, especially not Arab Idol 3 contestant Jard! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Yemeni singer Arwa launched a surprising verbal attack on Algerian women by calling them "sluts"! She really has it in for them!

December 24, 2014

She's got something special for us! (Image: Facebook)
06:31 GMT

It won't be a wrapped present under the tree like we'd hoped, but that is a wrap on Samira Said's album. She'll be presenting it to us soon!

Mohamed Mounir will be traveling with world music group Dissidenten. (Image: Facebook)
06:15 GMT

Danka, Dissidenten! Mohamed Mounir is unbelievably excited to make music around Europe with the German rock band.

Bassem Youssef is gonna have to pay out some big bucks. (Image: Facebook)
05:18 GMT

Arabia's "Jon Stewart" is being charged millions of dollars in fines by a television channel that suspended his show. Apparently, making fun of the military doesn't go down well in Egypt.

December 23, 2014

Dounia Batma and Mohammad Al Turk tied the knot one year ago. (Image: Facebook)
15:26 GMT

The former Arab Idol contestant and her billionaire husband and business manager enjoyed the island life of the Maldives one year after they tied the knot.

Model/ actress Helen Flanagan. (Image: Twitter)
10:23 GMT

The news is still steaming fresh that the former Coronation Street star has a bun in the oven, and now we've got the pics to prove it!

Bassel al-Khatib directs "The Mother"
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Covering the life and death of a mother in war-torn Syrian, "The Mother" directed by Bassel al-Khatib premiered at Damascus-based Cinema City on Sunday

Tina Arena taking the stage. (Image: Facebook)
09:29 GMT

Australia's beloved singer-songwriter and actress will be the main event at Clé Dubai's Australia Day gala on January 22.

French-Mauritanian film "Timbuktu" was featured at ADFF (Image courtesy of Khaleej Times)
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They were screened at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, and now these four films are in the running for Best Foreign Language Film Award at the 2015 Oscars.