Star Scoop

October 1, 2014

A still from Palestinian contestant Mohannad Muhtaseb's audition on "So You Think You Can Dance Arabia." (Image: YouTube/Mohannad Muhtaseb's Facebook)
16:05 GMT

"So You Think You Can Dance Arabia" has finally aired and the competition is pipping hot!

Anoshka is coming to fill our ears with music once more.
14:35 GMT

She's shown her stuff in the acting world of late, but it's been awhile seen we've seen Anoshka at the mic. She's currently rockin' it in the studio, though, so get ready!

Mr. Romance Kadem Al Saher is headed to Star Academy this week.
14:23 GMT

It's the fourth episode of the season as Kadem Al Saher arrives on the scene to show the hopeful musicians how it's done.

Hind says her late colleague Khaled Saleh predicted his own death. (Image: Facebook)
13:15 GMT

Could the late comedian actor Khaled Saleh really have predicted his own death? According to Tunisian actress Hind Sabri, he really did!

Sharif and Sherine will still go head to head in court in Oct! (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:11 GMT

Sherine Abdel Wahab's court hearing has been postponed for a while longer, much to the dismay of Sharif Muneer.

September 30, 2014

Amr Diab is still looking good at 52. (Image: Facebook)
11:34 GMT

One of Egypt's hottest stars shined on stage the Mousa Coast Resort on the Red Sea and shared with his faithful fans in attendance what big things are on his horizon.

The beautiful Jasmine House in Amman is officially open for business! (Image: Facebook)
07:55 GMT

Under the patronage of the Mayor of Amman Aqel Biltaji, British-Arab photographer Sami Haven opened the beautiful Jasmine House with his exhibition "Yasmine of Gaza."

September 29, 2014

Sherine is reportedly suing the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information for canceling her concert. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:25 GMT

Sherine Abdel Wahab, amongst many other Arab singers, has been banned from performing in Kuwait!

Nicole at Splash Fashion Show Dubai 2014. (Image: Facebook)
10:44 GMT

How does Nicole Saba do it all? Singing, acting, motherhood, and now modeling are all on the superstar's slate.

Victoria Rafaeli came in third place in the season finale of Big Brother. (Image courtesy of
08:15 GMT

Often bearing all in bikinis, Israeli-American Big Brother finalist Victoria Rafaeli is not your typical Orthodox Jew.

September 28, 2014

Hisham is looking worse for wear as he suffers in the ICU with a rare disease! (Image: Albawaba edit)
22:27 GMT

Hisham Tala'at Mustafa who killed Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim is in the ICU suffering from a rare disease. Should he be permitted to travel abroad for treatment?

Khaled was renowned for his brilliant acting and hilarious sense of humor! (Image: Facebook)
22:11 GMT

In honor of the late actor Khaled Saleh, the filmmakers of "The Island 2" have decided to cancel an important event his fans were looking forward to.

Haifa Wehbe's quick trip to Tunisia was a big surprise. (Image: Instagram)
10:48 GMT

She didn't even let the press know she was coming, but Haifa Wehbe did in fact hit up Tunisia.

Nour El Sherif just loves him some cigarettes.
10:05 GMT

Naughty, naughty Nour El Sherif keeps hiding his packs of cigarettes from his upset co-stars after his doctor ordered him to stop smoking because of his severe lung issues.

Will Ezz have no choice but to admit that Zeina's twins are really his? (Image: Facebook)
09:50 GMT

Yes, Zeina and Ahmed Ezz are still fighting over who's telling the truth about their alleged secret marriage and the paternity of Zeina's twins!