September 11, 2012
There's no such thing as too much talent in the Arab world as MBC begins the hunt for the new Haifa.
Moroccan singer Muna Amarsha is getting back to her roots with a well-earned family break in her homeland before she hits the recording studio for work on her next project.
September 9, 2012
The price of loving Tamer Hosny is costly for any new kid on the celebrity block, as Basma Boussil leaves her singing career behind her to take her marital vows.
September 6, 2012
Fans who were looking forward to seeing the New Year in with Samira Saeed's upcoming album were disappointed to hear that the star has postponed its release until April 2013.
September 5, 2012
A Facebook war has erupted between fans of Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny over his decision to marry Moroccan rising star Basma Bosil.
September 3, 2012
Wedding bells were ringing on Facebook this week when Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny announced his upcoming marriage to Moroccan beauty of Basma Bosil via video link on the site.
August 31, 2012
Activists call for the end to the pledge of allegiance ritual, calling it "degrading."
August 30, 2012
SIx years after his death, legendary Algerian song writer Al Hashimi Qarbawi, is at the centre of a musical battle between Lebanese diva Majida Al Roumi and Moroccan singer Latifa Raafat, who both want the rights to songs written and composed by the late folk musician.
August 28, 2012
As the Arab Spring's rallying cry for change seems to have been answered with Islamist power-takers, we look at how the Arab world has responded, particularly over the last couple of weeks. Was the clean sweep of Islamist governments what the Arab people wanted? Arabs seem to be fighting back with a resurgence of protests, and an Islamist backlash. The people are generally unhappy with the free-for-all chaos of unbridled Salafi mayhem and destruction that has arisen in the power vacuum left by non-Islamic dictators.
August 21, 2012
Everton pulled off the shock of match day one with a 1-0 win over Manchester United Monday.
August 16, 2012
The Middle East region presents varying challenges to these Ramadan victims, who are either not required to partake or who chose to opt out of their religious obligations. Here is Al Bawaba's cross-section of the Arab world's various approaches toward Ramadan - from the strictest to the more lenient and free-fasting.
August 13, 2012
Our panel of Arab and Middle East Olympic medal achievements from London 2012. See which Arab athlete defied the odds, broke records or fell short in his game.
August 12, 2012
Morroccan singer Samira Saeed is spending Ramadan in the recording studio as she prepares for the release of her upcoming album.
Maisa al Moghrabi denies some rumors while volunteering others: The Emirati-Moroccan actress claims not to be banned from Saudi Arabia. She tells about 'that picture' and why she split off from Saudi fiance, and admits the failure of a previous marriage.
August 7, 2012
Taoufik Makhloufi of Algeria won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the men's 1,500-meter run.