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July 29, 2015

Will Cindy Crawford's new bestie and fashion icon Amal Clooney star in Cindy's show on "model wars"? (
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Will Cindy Crawford's new bestie and fashion icon Amal Clooney star in Cindy's show on "model wars"?
Diab, stop giving us bad love advice please! (Facebook)
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We love Amr Diab, but he should really stop crushing our high expectations of love!
Egyptian actor Ahmed Ezz and his friend Sham al Dahabi watch his movie "Welad Rizk" together. (Al Jaras Magazine)
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Egyptian actor Ahmed Ezz and his friend Sham al Dahabi watch his movie "Welad Rizk" together.
Chris Brown gives Tel Aviv beach-goers a different kinda performance before his scheduled Israel concert! (
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Chris Brown gives Tel Aviv beach-goers a different kinda performance before his scheduled Israel concert!
Kaitlyn was this year's "The Bachelorette"! (Facebook)
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Imagine 25 Arab men competing for one woman "The Bachelorette" style!?
"The 5" with their The X Factor Arabia mentor Donia Samir Ghanem. (File photo)
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Are you ready for The X Factor Arabia's boy band "The 5"'s BIG news?
UK boy band Rudimental made way into the Middle East again. (Twitter)
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After headlining the Sandance Festival in the Emirates last fall, Rudimental came back from the UK again for a secret gig at The Act Dubai.
Saba Mubarak stars in "The Price". (Facebook)
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Saba Mubarak, Amr Youssef, and Salah Abdallah

July 28, 2015

Nancy Ajram and her hot hubby livin' the high life on a yacht. (Facebook)
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With Nancy Ajram, a yacht and her hot hubby, what's not to like?
"Hotline" takes us right into a real meeting of the Hotline organization. (Screenshot)
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The large social issue of African migrants in Israel is covered in Silvina Landsmann's documentary "Hotline".
Thanks to new technology, blind people can now watch movies in normal movie theaters in Egypt.
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Thanks to new technology, blind people can now watch movies in normal movie theaters in Egypt.
Singer Sami Yusuf is not welcome on Iranian state television. (Facebook)
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Azeri-origin British singer Sami Yusuf is not welcome on Iranian state television anymore.
The controversial scene from the movie "Stateside." (MWN)
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An "obscene penis scene" leaves Moroccan TV viewers outraged at a local Moroccan channel.
Celebrities Nancy Ajram, Kazem el Saher and Tamer Hosny are set to judge young talents on The Voice Kids Arabia. (Facebook)
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Celebrities Nancy Ajram, Kazem el Saher and Tamer Hosny are set to judge young talents on The Voice Kids Arabia.
Author Bahaa Taher. (Courtesy of
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You've barely cleaned the counters of all that food from this year's Eid El Fitr, but TV producers already have their sights set on next Ramadan's dramas. The novel, "The Sunset Oasis" is being made into a series.
DJ Saif and Sound happy to be behind the decks. (Twitter)
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"Revival" night at the club People by Crystal Abu Dhabi bring the 80s and 90s back to life thanks to DJ Saif and Sound.

July 27, 2015

Salma Al-Foly, who was famously sentenced to one year in prison for her single "Seeb Eidy" (Let Go of My Hand) is coming out of prison sooner than we thought. (File photo)
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Salma Al-Foly, who was famously sentenced to one year in prison for her single "Seeb Eidy" (Let Go of My Hand) is coming out of prison sooner than we thought.
Bar Refaeli kiss and tells about her future hubby. (Facebook)
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Bar Refaeli's wedding bells are set to chime just after Jewish holidays come to a close.
Beautiful bride Ayten Amer and her husband on their wedding day. (Facebook)
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Newlywed Ayten Amer's wedding album is here!
Haifa Wehbe is one of the Arab world's leading and sexiest stars. (Facebook)
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Are any of these older Arab starlets as sexy as 46-year-old Jennifer Lopez? See for yourselves!
One of Georges's beautiful creations from Paris Fashion Week. (Facebook)
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Lebanese designer Georges Chakra drew inspiration from filmmaker Jean Cocteau, film and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn and the eventful 1950s for his fall-winter 2015-2016 collection.
A snapshot of a very lucky French Montana with J-Lo from her birthday bash. (Facebook)
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Moroccan-American rapper French Montana attended J-Lo's very fab birthday party over the weekend.
Amy Schumer claims being a celebrity is "quite embarrassing". (Facebook)
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Amy Schumer claims being a celebrity is "quite embarrassing."
Rumored couple Gigi Hadid and Joe Jonas take a trip to Disneyland. (Instagram)
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Rumored couple Gigi Hadid and Joe Jonas take a trip to Disneyland.
Ronson, a Grammy-winning producer, is best known for his collaboration with Bruno Mars on the chart-topping single "Uptown Funk." (Facebook)
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British musicians Mark Ronson and Labrinth head to the Emirati capital for a night to remember.
Nelly Karim stars in the drug addiction themed TV series "Taht El-Saytara". (YouTube)
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Ramadan TV series "Taht El-Saytara" (Under Control) brought the taboo topic of drug addiction to the front and center of convo in Egypt.
Haifa Wehbe breakin' Muslim stereoptypes
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Lebanese pop sensation and style icon Haifa Wehbe figured among Marie Claire magazine’s list of 10 Muslim women that shatter stereotypes.

July 26, 2015

Kenny Glasgow at the decks in Barcelona. (Facebook)
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Canadian star Kenny Glasgow goes Arab. The electronic producer will be at The Act Dubai on August 7 to launch its new theme night.
The Clooneys have a blast on their trip in Lake Como. (Xposure/
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The Clooneys are head over heels in love with one another and their recent trip to Lake Como proves it!
Haifa channels her inner Elvis Presley at her concert in Egypt. (Instagram)
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Haifa Wehbe's mini dress causes commotion with her conservative critics!
Kings of music el Saher and al Jasmi onstage at the Dubai Summer Surprises festival. (Facebook)
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Arab superstars Kazem el Saher and Hussain al Jasmi gave their Dubai Summer Surprises concert-goers a night to remember.
Ramy Ayach puts on his best act at his Jerash Festival concert. (Facebook)
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Jordan's Jerash Festival attracted over 150 thousand concert-goers to Ramy Ayach and other artists' concerts during its opening weekend.
25-year-old Ezz auditions for his first ever TV commercial. (YouTube)
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A leaked video shows Egyptian actor Ahmed Ezz auditioning for his first ever TV role.
Will Yasmine's upcoming movie crush the box office one more time? (File photo)
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We love that film star Yasmine Abdel Aziz is shooting a new movie next summer. Bring it on!
Haifa Wehbe's "Mariam" was one of the best musalsalat this Ramadan season. (Facebook)
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This is how you can write your very own successful Ramadan TV show.
The Egyptian director and scriptwriter died in Cairo's district of Maadi.
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The Egyptian director and scriptwriter died in Cairo's district of Maadi.

July 25, 2015

Israeli Arab actor Doraid Liddawi and Afaf Sheni are the hosts of P48's morning show. (Photo courtesy of Haaretz)
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Falastin 48, the new channel aimed at Israeli-Arabs, is forced to relocate to a parking lot to film.
The Grammy-nominated R&B singer began his acting career in John Singleton's Baby Boy in 2001. (Tumblr)
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The R&B singer and actor is met by screaming fans in the UAE

July 24, 2015

Sherine took a break from judging The Voice to shoot her first Ramadan series "Tareeqy" (My Path) (Anazahra)
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After making her acting debut, the Egyptian singer returns as a judge on the famous singing competition.

July 23, 2015

Here comes the bride! (Anazahra)
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After months of teasing her fans, Ayten Amer is finally hitched!
Obama first appeared on The Daily Show in 2005 when he was state senator for Illinois. (Twitter)
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The US President makes his seventh and final appearance on The Daily Show prior to Jon Stewart's 'retirement' on August 6.
Bill Murray in a scene from Rock the Kasbah, which was filmed in Morocco.
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The award-winning star took Comic-Con by storm and talked about filming the upcoming comedy 'Rock the Kasbah'.
The two musical legends have not stopped their creative collaborations since they started out in the mid-1960s. (Twitter)
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Brazilian Samba icons Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso will be turning up the heat in their ' Two Friends, One Century of Music' concert next Tuesday
George and Amal were planning to move into the 17th-century Mill House later this year once renovations are complete. (Manzo e Machete/Splash News)
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After disturbing the peace with unending renovations, The Clooneys are miffing their neighbors again with plans to install 18 cameras on 18ft poles.
When it comes to speaking out against religious extremism, Nasser Al Qasabi is no stranger to pushing the envelope. (
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The Saudi comedian makes a public service announcement on Twitter warning people to beware of the new law affecting discrimination and hate speech.
DJs, dwarfs, mixologists and mayhem is the order of the night at Cirque le Soir! (Cirque le Soir)
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Clowns, contortionists, fire eaters and sword swallowers join the madness of Chad Tyson's 'Bordel'!
Shad Agza took in fifty percent of box office sales over Eid. (File photo)
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Shad Agza took in LE12.5M in Egyptian box office sales over Eid weekend, followed by Ahmed Ezz's film which took in LE6M.

July 22, 2015

Mohammed Assaf's will be singing with an Egyptian accent on his new album! (Instagram)
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It's been a two-year whirlwind for the Palestinian singer and it doesn't look like he's going to slow down any time soon!
Shadi Alfons, Fahad Albutairi and Fadi Rifaai star in Ali Mostafa's film 'From A to B'. (Arab Film Festival)
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Headed down under? Check out the celebration of Arab films screening in Sydney (Aug 13-16), Melbourne (Aug 21-13) and Canberra (Aug 28-30).
Nelly's bug situation was definitely not 'Under Control'! (Pixshark)
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The Egyptian actress brings an uninvited guest to the show!
Lamjarred recently spoke about his divorce on the 'Laylat Samar' show. (Facebook)
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The Moroccan singer opens up after his divorce and says he's looking for 'a simple and humble woman'!
Madagascar Live will have four shows at the Dubai World Trade Centre on August 28 and 29. (How to Istanbul)
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The live show, based on the DreamWorks animated film, makes its debut in the Middle East for Dubai Summer Surprises.
Gigi's Nazareth-born dad has had almost 100 lawsuits filed against him alleging issues as fraud, substandard construction and trademark infringement and at least 15 liens have been put on his property for unpaid debts. (Pinterest)
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Gigi's dad Mohamed Hadid is being accused of stealing local land to build a mega-mansion he calls "The Modern House of Hadid"!
Dina El Wedidi headlines on July 28th. (Dina El Wedidi)
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Catch a wide variety of musical entertainment at the Cairo Opera House Summer Festival 23 July and 31 August.
Paul Oakenfold ahas been twice nominated for a Grammy award. (Insomniac)
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Head to Habtoor Grand this weekend to see the

July 21, 2015

Ben Kingsley plays Tutankhamun's advisor Grand Vizier Ay. (Yahoo)
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The Oscar-winner's new US mini-series on King Tutankhamun airs with mixed reviews.
Desert storming! Rebel captioned this pic 'Gone full feral in the desert today #sandeverywhere'  (Instagram)
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The Pitch Perfect star temporarily gives in to temptation on holiday in Dubai.
Egyptian singer Nadia Mostafa will be on the jury of the competition. (El Cinema)
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Egypt's House of Arab Music are launching at the Cairo Opera with LE10,000 prize and free scholarship.
Khaled Abol Naga and his late sister, Salwa. (Facebook)
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Khaled's older sister Salwa died in a fire at her home in Cairo last night.
Najwa's new video has been watched over half a million times. (Screenshot)
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The video for Najwa's latest song 'Goodnight Kiss' has been an instant YouTube hit!
Take That are down from five to three, but it hasn't stopped the hits! (Done Events)
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Have a little 'Patience', Gary Barlow, Howard Donald and Mark Owen are coming to the Dubai Media City Amphiteatre on October 30!
Khleifi's film Wedding in Galilee won the International Critics Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1987. (Shubbak)
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The award winning filmmaker is curating the main film program at London's biggest celebration of contemporary Arab culture.
Al Saeed's debut album 'Saroukh' (Rocket) was released in 2013. (Hiba Music)
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The young vocalist is known as the 'Ambassador of Tunes'.

July 20, 2015

Rami Malek is playing the lead in Mr Robot, a new series on the USA Network. (Screenslam)
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Hard to believe that the Egyptian rising star went from a delivery boy without an agent to Hollywood player that rubs shoulders with Tom Hanks, Steven Spielberg, Robert Pattinson, Ben Stiller and more!
The Pali model and Aussie rocker were on/off for a year before calling it quits. (File photo)
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While Joe was away, did Gigi play?
Ahmed Ezz and Zeina - is a DNA test the only way to settle it? (Facebook)
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When will this end? Zeina goes back to calling Ahmed Ezz a liar after promising fans never to mention him again.
The French-Algerian striker is rumoured to be making a move from Real Madrid to Arsenal. (File photo)
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Rihanna and her new Algerian love Karim Benzema have gotten the seal of approval from their friends, but reportedly are in no rush for romance!
'Bombing the Arab Drama' has been viewed over 300,000 times on YouTube. (Screenshot)
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Ramadan TV was just a little superficial for this singer!
Mohammed Assaf will be performing at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahar Hotel, Abu Dhabi this evening! (Instagram)
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The Arab Idol star takes a break from his busy touring schedule to send a YouTube message for Eid Al-Fitr!
Najwa Karam will be performing on July 25th. (File photo)
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Beirut waterfront is the scene of this summer's 'Beirut Holidays' and 'Oriental night' series, featuring Mashrou' Leila, Maya Diab and more!
Jordanian film 'Theeb' was a Sanad project that received international acclaim in Venice, Toronto and Berlin Film Festivals. (File photo)
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The Sanad fund provides lucky filmmakers with grants of $20,000-$60,000 per project.

July 19, 2015

Gigi and Bella star alongside fellow celeb siblings Kendall and Kylie Jenner and Joan and Erica Smalls. (Instagram/Gigi Hadid)
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The Pali models star in new ad for Balmain, while Joe Jonas posts pic with a shirt that reads 'Daddy'!
Warda looks at strange happenings in an Egyptian countryside home since the death of a video blogger's father. (IMDB)
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The Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, near Seoul, focuses on horror, thriller, mystery and fantasy films from Asia and around the world.
Episode One features Tamer Nafar of DAM. (Screenshot)
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British hip hop artist Mike Skinner releases six-part documentary exploring Israeli-Arab and Jewish rappers in Israel.

July 18, 2015

Nicole (left), a detention centre whistle blower, Kim (centre), a Stop the Boats Facebook campaigner, and Andrew (right), a school teacher, plus SBS film crew were forced to run from a gunfire exchange between soldiers and ISIS militants (SBS)
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What were they thinking? Reality show films on the front line and has to run for cover in controversial show about asylum seekers.
Ghada last starred with Ahmed Helmy in 'Ala Gothety' . (Facebook)
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After appearing in the Ramadan series 'Al Ahd', the Libyan actress makes her movie comeback in 'Ahwak'.

July 17, 2015

Morrissey is an ambassador for the UN refugee agency UNHCR. (UK.pinterest)
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British actor David Morrissey joined the Greek coast guard's rescue effort off the island of Lesvos.

July 16, 2015

Yara: temptation comes in many forms! (Instagram)
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What picture has ignited a war of words among the Lebanese starlet's fans? Spoiler alert, don't look if you're fasting!
Maya Diab, Wael Kfouri, Nancy Ajram, Ramy Ayach are among the performers headed to Jordan. (Facebook)
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It's a Lebanese invasion with Maya Diab, Wael Kfoury, Yara, Nancy Ajram, and Ramy Ayach, plus many more international acts!
Don't miss Ahmed Ezz, Amr Yousef, Ahmed El-Fishawy and Ahmed Dawood in Sons of Rizk. (
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Check out the trailers for the latest films to hit the Egyptian box office this weekend.
A makeup-free Queen and her son Fahad. (Instagram)
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Ahlam lets her natural beauty shine through on her annual visit to Mecca with her son.
The show at Rome's Palazzo delle Esposizioni featured contemporary silhouettes with detailing. (Albawaba edit)
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Taking a leaf from mentor Zuhair Murad's book, the Lebanese designer showcased embellished timeless creations on the Italian catwalk, aimed at the glamorous modern woman.
The 'All of Me' singer seduced the crowd with his smooth, soulful singing. (Pinterest)
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John Legend makes his first visit to Lebanon and opens the Byblos International Festival with sultry seduction.
George has previously said that having children was not on his list of priorities. (Instagram)
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Rumor has it that Amal and George Clooney are FINALLY ready to start a family!