Athar Al Hakim calls Haifa Wehbe a porn actress and the Lebanese as indecent on "Al Ashirah Masa'an"
Haifa Wehbe has way more outspoken haters these days after her controversial role in "Halawet Rouh".
Draaaama! Everything may not be perfect in Arab Idol paradise between Nancy Ajram and new jduge Wael Kfoury
With her judging panel buddy Ragheb Alama replaced by Wael Kfoury, Nancy Ajram may not be adjusting to the transition too well.
Ahmed Ezz's ship might finally be sinking as Zeina says she's the official documents to prove they are married.
Someone's loving Rania Farid Shawki more than they're supposed to; it's her Twitter impersonator!
Grammy Award winning Russian opera star Ildar Abdrazakov will be performing at the Royal Opera House Muscat (ROHM) for the first time tonight.
I am human before I am Palestinian: Cairo Jazz Club performer Jowan Safadi doesn't avoid or target politics
Performing live before a small holiday crowd at Cairo Jazz Club, Jowan Safadi doesn't want be a voice of the Palestinian cause to gain acceptance of Arab audiences.
You might have wanted it to be true, but Duraid Lahham didn't really call Ahlam "vile, rude and ridiculous"!
Renowned Egyptian composer and pianist Omar Khairat will perform with his group at the Cairo Opera House on the last three April evenings.
April 23, 2014
What doesn't kill you may not make you stronger! Mai Izz El Din's arm injury stops "Spoiled Girls" filming
Despite the doctor's orders, Mai Izz El Din tried to push through the pain and kept filming "Spoiled Girls" only to find that wasn't so wise after all.
With the release not exactly going smoothly for the film named "Halawet Rouh", the upcoming TV show of the same name might should change its title.
Libyan singer Hamid Al Shaeri is coming back after an eight year hiatus with a new 3D album.
We thought it was true, but now we've got a solid source: Star Wars is filming in the UAE.
He's coming our way this weekend, but before UAE fans can fully celebrate, Ryan Lewis bore some bad news.
Jordanian filmmakers are now invited to submit their work for the Jordanian Short Film Competition.
Assi Helani was this week's guest on "The Accused" but he had nothing bad to say about anyone!
The monthly concert of the International Music Centre will present three Egyptian musicians on Sunday 27 April.
At last George Clooney's love has come along it appears! Friends of the "Gravity" star say he's ready to settle down with Lebanese lady Amal Alamaddin.
April 22, 2014
In a confusing twist, "Halawit Rouh" guest of honor Najwa Fouad is in full support of the Egyptian government's ban of the film.
Keepin' it real at his Ras Sadr city concert, Mohammad Hamaki took selfies with fans and asked for favors from the crowd.
Here's a song for the Imam! Shahrouz Haqi's religious "Love Melody 10" has a little somethin' for everyone
With his new album "Love Melody 10" just out, the Iranian composer is already working on another project that combines Iranian and western music.
The first episode of “Sheklak Mesh Ghareeb” (Your Face Sounds Familiar) was a humorous and exciting one to watch!
It's spring time in Egypt, and the music biz is bustling as Lebanese singer Marwa made her way into the concert season lineup.
Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Razek joined her hubby Mohammad Fouda in to a Sisi-campaign event this week.
Syrian superstar Duraid Lahham attacked Ahlam on Facebook yesterday, and he had absolutely nothing pretty to say about her!
Michelle Rodriguez headed to Dubai for a game of beach polo where she expressed her opinion on the beautiful city.
Yes. It's shocking but true: Mohamed Mounir has tied the knot!
Kareem Al Banoodi, who starred alongside Haifa Wehbe in her latest film "Halawet Rouh" (Beauty of the Soul), was assaulted for his role in the film.
April 21, 2014
Nancy Ajram and Cheb Khaled released Coca Cola's official World Cup song.
Talk to the back cos the face ain't listening: Najwa Karam "turns her back" to Sameer Safeer's insults!
Najwa Karam responds in her typically classy way to composer Sameer Safeer's insults.
Some are accusing Egyptian businessman Ahmad Abu Hashima of being behind the withdrawal of his ex-wife Haifa Wehbe's "Beauty of the Soul" from Egyptian cinemas.
Khaled Selim has signed up for four TV projects at the same time this year, and we ain't complaining!
Will Ghada Abdel Razek's "bad teacher" movie have the same fate as Haifa Wehbe's "Beauty of the Soul"?
Ghada Abdel Razek is terrified that her upcoming film will be deemed too sexual and get banned like Haifa Wehbe's latest movie.
April 20, 2014
Sherine Abdelwahab accuses Haifa Wehbe of giving sexual favors. Haifa's victim? Ricky Martin!
Actress Toulin Al Bakri is one lucky cat, we mean woman, for surviving two missile attacks in Syria!
Myriam Fares receives rave reviews for her acting skills in "Accusation."
Ahmed El Sakka's most loyal fans were treated to a private lunch with the generous star!
The head of Egypt's censorship board was not happy about pulling Haifa Wehbe's latest film from Egyptian cinemas.
April 19, 2014
While being held on "The Accused," Mai Hariri accused fellow celebs of good and not-so-good things!
It took what seemed like forever to get past Egypt's censorship process, but after finally making it through and into cinemas for viewing, the interim Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab ordered it to be withdrawn from theaters.
Egyptian actress Marwa Abdelmonem is being accused of killing her housemaid. Is it true?
April 18, 2014
Saudi superstar Abdul Majeed Abdullah has realized just how much he's missed performing live after his Dubai concert in March!
April 17, 2014
Hala Sarhan under fire for the name of her new TV show!
You can now finally watch Palestinian swimwear model Gigi Hadid in action with her BF singer Cody Simpson in his latest music video "Surfboard."
Rapper Rick Ross is making his Abu Dhabi debut at Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s show this April.
Hollywood A-Lister Orlando Bloom takes time out from the spotlight to visit Syrian refugees in Jordan
Actor and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visited the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.
An insight into the Satellite TV world of Afghanistan.
When Afghanistan is mentioned, “satellite TV” is perhaps the last thing on anybody’s mind. Nonetheless, the nascent broadcast media has been up and running in the war-ravaged country since the downfall of the Taliban at the hands of the US in 2001.
April 16, 2014
Women don't actually wake up with perfect makeup hair? Say what? Kinda Hanna hates on Lebanese dramas, saying they are just unrealistic.
"Whose Line is it Anyway" in Dubai this April? Why it's Phill Jupitus's and his fellow comedian friends of course!
British comedian Phill Jupitus and the funnymen from "Whose Line is it Anyway?" will be performing in Dubai this April.
He's got a gig tomorrow night at the Dubai Media City amphitheater, but he's already here, Baby!
Samira Said is in Morocco after receiving news about her mother dying in Rabat.
He's got a soft spot for the kiddos: Assi Helani gave proceeds from Cairo concert to children's cancer research
Lebanese superstar Assi Helani showed he's not just a talented musician, but he's a humanitarian at heart too!
Egyptian folklore singer Hakim wants Yousra to be on the judging panel of his latest show “Najm Al Sha’ab” (Star of the People).
The Ahmed Ezz-Zeina trial is ongoing and they're both having a bad time in court!
Egyptian celebs are taking on the political stand and announcing Sisi as their fave to win.
With Fast & Furious 7 filming now in Abu Dhabi, Paul Walker's brothers are announced to fill in small gaps
The cameras are rolling on stars like Tyrese Gibson and Vin Diesel in Abu Dhabi right now, while it's been announced that Paul Walkers' brothers Caleb and Cody will fill in for some of the actor's unfinished scenes.
Beachside bummin' never sounded so fun: 3al Ganoob (To the South) is coming to Marsa Alam this Easter
The three-day festival, stretched between Friday 18 April and Monday 21 April, is attracting nearly 1000 visitors and 19 artists who will be performing at various points of the day, right on the beach.
April 15, 2014
After calling it a wrap on "A Tale of Love and Darkness", director and actress Natalie Portman jetted out of Jerusalem to call "cut" on her career scene for a bit, so she could live out her real life romance in Venice.
As co-stars begin shooting "Fast & Furious 7" in UAE, Jordana Brewster admits returning to set will be difficult
Other co-stars have expressed their sorrow at returning to shoot the film in Abu Dhabi without the late Paul Walker as Jordana Brewster expresses her apprehension at carrying on without him.
A group of celebrity contestants from the Arab world undergo a performance competition in the new global TV format Your Face Sounds Familiar in its local Arabic version, on MBC4 and MBC MASR.
"East Jerusalem/ West Jerusalem" album by David Broza brings together both Israeli and Palestinian performers in a feat some might deem impossible.
Performances, public space and the future of the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival in Cairo are explained here.
It's rumored that Hind Sabri is furious with Yasmin Abdulaziz for stealing her "marriage" show idea!
April 14, 2014
Qatari cinema lovers aren't happy about Haifa Wehbe's latest film "Halawet Rouh" (Beauty of the Soul) being shown in their theaters!
Egyptian actress Yusra Al Lawzi will be starring in a new film about Egypt!
Things are going from bad to worse with Ahmed Ezz as now another actress claims to be engaged to him.
Amal Arafa has said no to a new role because she wanted to get paid more than what the showmakers had offered her!
Diana Haddad is releasing a music video for her new single "La Fiesta."
The "Artist of the Arabs" isn't a fat lady, but the show will be over after he sings!
So much to do, so much to see this week in Egypt.
Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, and other cast members have made their way to Abu Dhabi to begin filming the franchise's seventh film. All that's missing is their late co-star Paul Walker.
Four questions, six celebrities with answers on what Passover means to them.
The will to live and triumph over ugliness of war is giving Syria's culture scene a much needed facelift
After about a decade of decay, Damascus' culture scene is getting its groove back.
April 13, 2014
Karim Said, alongside a number of talented fellow musicians, brought the Strings & Pianos stage to life with live recitals of Chopin, Dvorak and Rachmaninov.
Hanan Turk had given birth to an adorable a baby girl!
What do Amr Diab & Tamer Hosny have in common with Ramadan, World Cup and Egypt's Presidential elections?
Some key events in the Arab world are causing superstars Amr Diab and Tamer Hosny to work differently!
Always earnestly in search of a way to get under the skin of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, Sama Al Masri made a rumor go around about her wearing a hijab.
Ouch! Munther Rihana sustained injuries after falling from the horse he was riding during filming of the TV drama "Al Malhami".
Nancy Ajram defended her saucy new music clip, saying it's a short film about a lady only concerned with selling melons to make a living.
If you've ever wanted to sneak a peak at what it's like to live the life of a Jewish, you can get a small chance at it through the films on display throughout the UK Jewish Film Festival,
Wondering why Ragheb Alama has REALLY quit Arab Idol? Find out here!
It's time Abu Dhabi to shine the Star Wars light sabers because the UAE capital has been chosen as the filming location for Episode VII!
French superstar Carla Bruni talks about her love for Israel ahead of her scheduled performance in the Holy Land in May!
April 12, 2014
A series of tweets and interviews imply that Ahlam really was the reason behind poor Ragheb Alama's withdrawal from Arab Idol!
Things are getting green around Abu Dhabi! As the first-of-its-kind event in the region, the UAE Green Festival hosted an Eco-friendly fashion show that drew in A-listers like Dima Al Jundi.
Macadi Nahhas returns to Cairo's Al-Genaina Theatre on Friday 18 April as part of the venue's early spring programme.
Armenian public figure Kim Kardashian is allegedly getting some celebrity backlash for her Twitter campaign to #SaveKessab.
April 11, 2014
Write Nancy Ajram's song lyrics for the "Street Children" contest and make a difference in the world.
Assi Helani is making a starlet of his eldest daughter, who will be singing with international superstar Ricky Martin.
He's a Dubai-based dude now, but he's made his way back to Palestine for his upcoming music video.
It's been criticized by conservatives and claimed to not be coming at all, but now it appears that the new talent show will bring a set of belly dancing hopefuls on screen after Ramadan.