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Fifi Abdo is out to prove she's doing great with Somaya Al Khashab. (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT
The drama all began when the two divas worked together in "Women's Vengeance", but now the actresses are determined to stop the rumors of their issues by performing together again.
Less CGI, more real deal will be the name of the game for the next Episodes.
04:19 GMT
Star Wars: Episode VII will be a little more old school, it seems.

August 19, 2014

Tamer Hosny's so hot, he's 180 degrees. (Image: Facebook)
15:21 GMT
We've been waiting awhile for the hot jams, and now they're officially coming on August 25th.
Amr Diab and his wife are A-ok, according to him. (Image courtesy of Arabian Weddings)
15:10 GMT
Amr Diab and his wife Zeina Ashour were rumored to be on the brink of divorce, but the Egyptian superstar posted something to prove otherwise.
dBridge will be at the helm of Casa Latina on September 18th. (Image: Facebook)
09:00 GMT
A favourite of Exit Records, the DJ-producer is coming to our corner of the world.
Ezzat doesn't the attention all on him at the moment. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT
It' not all about him he says, no autobiography ay time soon.
Safinaz smokes up the stage, offending many in her get up. (Image: Twitter)
05:26 GMT
Safinaz apologizes for the sporting the Egyptian flag in costume form after it allegedly got in her trouble...again.

August 18, 2014

Donia has recently given birth to a beautiful baby girl. (Image: Facebook)
13:34 GMT
Why has Donia Samir Ghanem appeared in a minimal number of scenes in her famous drama "El Kebeer Awi" (The Powerful One) with actor Ahmed Makki? Could the two be on bad terms?
Menna might be secretly dating Mohammad Abdel Aziz, according to their fans' speculations! (Image: Facebook)
12:53 GMT
Is there more to Menna Shalabi and Mohammad Abdel Aziz's friendship than meets the eye?
Saber on stage at the Festival International de Bizerte in Tunisia. (Image: Facebook)
12:00 GMT
Saber Rebai is fed up with the media focussing their attention on his private life and neglecting his singing career!
A scene from "Women's Prison." (Image: Facebook)
10:42 GMT
Nelly Karim's daughter was not allowed to watch her mum's successful Ramadan TV drama "Sijn El Nisa'a" (Women's Prison).
Ahmed is terribly upset by the pirating of his films. (Image: Facebook)
09:04 GMT
Egyptian comedian actor Ahmed Helmy has vowed to never produce another film again, but has quickly changed his mind. Why?
"Copts Island" takes a closer look at the region's top minority. (Image: courtesy of Copts Island Facebook)
08:00 GMT
The documentary by Ahmed Rashwan is a significant step in cinematic portrayals of Egypt's largest minority.
With the Soda Stream scandal in the dust, Scarlett gives the skinny on filming "Lucy".
07:00 GMT
It was defo a challenge for Scarlett Johansson to play the central character in "Lucy", which features our homegrown actor Amr Waked.
Three cheers for "The Square".
06:00 GMT
It missed snatching an Oscar but gained three awards at The Emmys.
Nawal Al Zoghbi is known for her sense of style. Sweet shades, Diva! (Image: Facebook)
04:35 GMT
From one fashionista to the other, the Lebanese songstress says she's obsessed with one fellow starlet and her wardrobe. Whom could it be?

August 17, 2014

Tamer's concert failures have resulted in serious losses for the festivals' organizers. (Image: Facebook)
14:26 GMT
Tamer Hosny's severe lack of ticket sales in two Tunisian festivals have proved that he's not so popular there!
Diab, 31, hosted a show on the Jordanian radio station and was a lung cancer survivor. (Image: Daily Star)
13:55 GMT
Lebanese journalist Mazen Diab was murdered in Amman this week. Jordanian police arrested four men in suspicion of his murder.
Ramez at his father's funeral this week. (Image: Facebook)
13:33 GMT
A number of celebrities stood by their friend Ramez Galal 's side at his father's funeral on Sunday.
Zeina and Ezz didn't speak to each other during their brief meeting at the funeral. (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:06 GMT
Ahmed Ezz and Zeina happened to be in the same room for the first time since her return from the US with his twins!
Nelly will be one of the judges deciding whether YOU can dance or not! (Image: Facebook)
10:56 GMT
Nelly Karim is taking on a new exciting project involving dancing and MBC TV!
Nelly Karim's tough girl face was worth it after making it out on top post-Ramadan. (Image: company archive)
08:00 GMT
Nelly Karim's starring role in "Women's Prison" brought her to first place as the show was ranked first of the Ramadan dramas this year.
Nour Ashour knows how to move his fingers around a saxophone. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT
Love some saxophone? Live in Egypt or wish you did? Then get a load of this.
Kadim Al Sahir speaks out about his life and career. (Image: Facebook)
06:00 GMT
The artist we've loved listening to for three decades gives the dish on everything from his granddaughter Sana to his future career plans.
Djémila is a UNESCO world heritage site and plays hosts to an annual music festival. (Image courtesy of UNESCO website)
05:00 GMT
"Artists have always represented (...) a vibrant conscience and the best expression of the people's emotions, their pains and hopes," Algerian president Abdelaziz Boutefika read on Thursday evening at the opening of a festival.

August 16, 2014

Macbeth is one of the greatest classic theatre productions ever performed. (Image courtesy of Al Ahram Weekly)
15:14 GMT
Performances began on the 15th and will continue for more than a week of theatre fun.
Carole Samaha getting kisses from the kids. (Image: Facebook)
07:31 GMT
The Lebanese songstress was a hit among the refugees in the region as she participated in a humanitarian effort for her homeland.

August 15, 2014

The concert took off with the four artists performing “Allah Ya Trab Antoura” together. (Image: Daily Star)
09:00 GMT
Late Lebanese singer, songwriter, composer and actor Wadih El Safi was hailed in a performance at the Beirut Waterfront Tuesday, in a tribute concert organized as part of Beirut Holidays.
Gaza-native and Arab Idol superstar Mohammad Assaf has cancelled his Abu Dhabi concert, which was scheduled to take place tomorrow, in solidarity with Gaza. (Image: AFP)
06:00 GMT
Unfortunately, thousands of Mohammad Assaf's fans won't get to see him perform in Abu Dhabi tomorrow after canceling his concert over the Gaza conflict.

August 14, 2014

Nadia can smile again because her show is soon to be aired at last. (Image: Facebook)
14:59 GMT
After a hiatus that lasted over a month, the Egyptian actress is back on set "Secrets".
Ramez's dad passed away this week and was a respected theatre director. (Image: Facebook)
13:09 GMT
Comedian and prankster Ramez Galal is taking time off to mourn the death of his father.
Mai poses as a man with her sister Mais! (Image: Facebook)
12:15 GMT
Mais Hamdan humored her fans with a picture of the man of her dreams, and he wasn't what they were expecting, at all!
Enrique on a visit to the Pyramids in Cairo. (Image: Welcome- Pharaonic-Egypt-Blogpost.com)
11:31 GMT
Mohamed Karim taught Enrique Iglesias some Arabic on his latest trip to Egypt!
Dounia on her wedding day to Tork. (Image: Facebook)
09:34 GMT
Dounia Batma is furious with her husband's first wife, so she's taken her rage to Instagram where she could tell everyone exactly what she thinks of his first love!
A nervous May says that she's more concerned with her career choices at the moment that silly rumors about her and Ahmad. (Image: Facebook)
08:19 GMT
After a rumored romance between May Ezzedine and Haifa Wehbe's ex-husband Ahmad Abu Hashima went viral, May opens up about the true nature behind their relationship!
The ladies love them some Amr Diab! (Image: Facebook, courtesy of amrdiab.net)
05:40 GMT
After his scandal-soaked stint in the Greek isles back in 2013, Amr Diab kept the conservatives a little happier this go around.
Here's looking at you, "The Blue Elephant" actors! (Image courtesy of IMDb)
04:35 GMT
The room we are referring to, of course, is in the cinema, and here's how this critic feels about the film.
Old school actor Nour El Sherif will be one of the faces at the forum later this week. (Image: Facebook)
00:47 GMT
Film fanatics will enjoy all the drama at Dhofar Arab Film Forum that runs August 16 to 20.

August 13, 2014

DJ Entice is coming to Dubai! (Image: Facebook)
18:17 GMT
Hate Mondays? Well, you love this next one on August 18th as Flo Rida's official DJ brings the beats to Dubai.
Carole performs in Algeria in solidarity with Palestine. (Image: Facebook)
14:43 GMT
What a sweet soul Carole Samaha is who has donated her most recent concert earning to Gaza!
The proud parents celebrated their only daughter Lilly's 11th birthday this week. (Image: Facebook)
10:59 GMT
Egyptian actors Mona Zaki and Ahmed Helmy celebrated their daughter Lilly's birthday this week.
What would Haifa think! Is there more to May Ezzedine and Ahmad Abu Hashima's relationship than meets the eye? (Image: Facebook)
10:16 GMT
Rumor has it that Egyptian actress May Ezzedine is getting chummy with Haifa Wehbe's ex-hubby!
"The Blue Elephant" is set for release this weekend in UAE. (Image courtesy of IMDb)
05:00 GMT
Get prepped to see our sizzling stars Karim Abdel Aziz and Nelly Karim on the big screen this weekend.
Women's Prison was a big hit this Ramadan. (Image: Facebook)
01:36 GMT
Egyptian actress Nelly Karim is taking her success from "Sijin Al Nisa" (Women Prison) and running with it.

August 12, 2014

A selection of the films that will be screened at the MAFF 2014. (Image: Dotoday.se)
13:36 GMT
The newly released promo of the upcoming Malmo Arab Film Festival includes Egyptian films Factory Girl, Vila 69 and The Ferry.
Ahlam shares another holiday snapshot with her fans (and haters)! (Image: Facebook)
13:04 GMT
UAE singer Ahlam has oh-so-many haters, who hate the pictures she posts. Now, she tells them exactly why she shares those pix with her fans!
George hasn't commented on the Gaza conflict but Amal said that "there should be an independent investigation and accountability for crimes that have been committed." (Image: Albawaba edit)
12:17 GMT
While George Clooney makes no comment on the Gaza-Israel conflict, Amal Alamuddin turns down an offer to join the UN's special observation team on the war in Gaza.
Fifi with some of her guests at Hanadi's wedding. (Image: Facebook)
10:35 GMT
Fifi Abdo welcomed celebrities at her daughter Hanadi's luxurious wedding in Cairo this week.
Kazem is thrilled to be a granddad again. (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:14 GMT
Kazem el Saher has become a granddad again!
Omar Al Abdalaat is taking a career hiatus (Image: Facebook).
06:26 GMT
The Jordanian singer is postponing his album and canceling his concerts as a step of solidarity with the people of Gaza.
Is the show "Saraya Abdeen" now dead? (Image: Facebook)
05:20 GMT
Amro Arafa has said "See ya" to the makers of the past Ramadan drama "Saraya Abdeen" and won't be coming back for a sequel.
Assi Helani sadly had to say "Next time" to Paula Ya'qoubian. (Image: Facebook)
04:46 GMT
Unstable security conditions in Lebanon led Assi Helani to postpone a big interview scheduled with Paula Ya'qoubian.
Somaya Al Khashab has lost some serious weight, but it wasn't through a center, she says.
04:24 GMT
A viral ad featuring a pic of Somaya Al Khashab leads to more controversy on just how the diva has a new slim and trim look.
Carole Samaha's smokin' hot song is out on the world wide web. (Image: screenshot from YouTube)
04:02 GMT
Carole Samaha's single "Sahranine" quickly became the most heard song on Anghami after it was released on the app, and the success is still going strong.

August 11, 2014

A selection of photos of Rita and an old black & white picture of her with Darwish. (Image: Albawaba edit)
13:40 GMT
If you've been waiting for forty years to find out who Mahmoud Darwish's lover "Rita" really is, then you've got to read this story!
The second Jasmine International Film Festival is scheduled to kick off on August 23 and will run until August 28, 2014. (Image: Press TV)
10:58 GMT
The second edition of Jasmine International Film Festival (TJIFF) is programmed to be held simultaneously in two Iranian cities of Tehran and Amol.
David performing one of his water tricks. (Image: Facebook)
10:41 GMT
American illusionist David Blaine to do magic tricks for three nights in Abu Dhabi later this month.
Enrique puts his success down to truly loving what he does. (Image: Nex1.tv)
09:49 GMT
Enrique Iglesias talks about the reasons behind his incredible success over the years.
Gigi and Cody on the set of the singer's music video. (Image: Facebook)
09:13 GMT
Cody Simpson holds out hope he can win back his Sports Illustrated model girlfriend Gigi Hadid after HE broke up with her.
Asala was totes surprised by her daughter's Instagram pics. (Image: Instagram)
05:04 GMT
Syrian singer Asala Nasri's head is reeling after her daughter Sham surprisingly seems to be back together with her ex-fiancé.
No Tel Aviv beach for this babe this month. (Image: Facebook)
04:16 GMT
The American pop star was slated to take the stage in Tel Aviv on August 20.

August 10, 2014

Safinaz's controversial costume. (Image courtesy of Twitter)
17:24 GMT
She's been tossed in jail and found herself in many a sticky situation before, but will Safinaz be able to dance her way out getting deported?
Bieber loves him some Malala now. (Image courtesy of Justin Bieber's Instagram account)
17:08 GMT
After getting some Facetime action with Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai, Justin is a Belieber in her cause.
Superstar advocate and UN Ambassador, Angelina Jolie has done much for those suffering in our region.
16:54 GMT
The chief beneficiaries of star-studded attempts to raise the profile of a good cause are the celebrity themselves, according to sociologists, who say the appearance of altruism makes them more popular with the public.
Summer Festival 2014 is on fire this month!
16:35 GMT
World-renowned jazz musicians to songs by Egyptian film soundtracks composer Gamel Salama, there's never a dull night in Egypt right now.
The stand-up comedian will be at the mic next month in Dubai. (Image courtesy of Marc's website)
16:21 GMT
If you're in need of a good laugh, then a night with South African stand-up comedian Marc Lottering might be just what the Dr. ordered.
Mohammed was sentenced to two years in jail for writing bad cheques. (Image: Facebook)
13:10 GMT
Egyptian singer Mohammed Al Helou was left red-faced at Cairo International Airport when airport police arrested him shortly after landing from Dubai.
Sherine with her cute little girls Mariam and Hanna. (Image: Facebook)
11:53 GMT
Sherine Abdel Wahab considering involving her daughters in the entertainment business!
Cruz and Bardem have said that they detest "anti-Semitism" as much as they detest "horrible and painful consequences of war." (Image: Press TV)
09:49 GMT
Top Hollywood executives have blacklisted Penelope Cruz and her husband Javier Bardem over their Gaza open letter.
Angela Gheorghiu performed at the Baalbek Festival, but she requested to be moved to the Casino du Liban theater so that she remains close to the country’s international airport. (Image: Facebook)
09:29 GMT
Several of Lebanon’s summer festivals have canceled, rescheduled or relocated performances after fierce fighting broke out Saturday between the Lebanese Army and Nusra Front and ISIS militants.
Rivers says she stands behind her comments about the Gaza war. (Image: Hollowverse.com)
08:25 GMT
Comedian Joan Rivers surpasses herself as she makes a very controversial statement about Palestine.

August 9, 2014

The alleged honeymoon photo of Ahmed Ezz and Zeina (Image courtesy of Arabia Weddings)
09:01 GMT
Egyptian actress Zeina has posted a pic she claims was taken during her honeymoon with Ahmed Ezz.
Amal Alamuddin and George Clooney are getting hitched, guys! (Image: Twitter)
05:00 GMT
Lebanon has promised to welcome actor George Clooney with open arms after he weds their beloved human rights lawyer in a high-fashion affair on Sept. 20.

August 8, 2014

Ghada Abdel Razek catching some post-Ramadan rays. (Image: Facebook)
04:44 GMT
She was wiped from the Ramadan TV mayhem, but now she's maxin' and relaxin' at the beach.

August 7, 2014

Stromae on stage at the Byblos Festival on Tuesday. (Image: The Daily Star/Press Photo Agency, HO)
10:27 GMT
Belgian singer-songwriter Stromae rocked the stage at the Byblos International Festival on Tuesday.
Ziad will be holding a series of concerts as part of the Beirut Holiday 2014 Festival. (Image: Google.com)
09:54 GMT
Shereen Abdo, Hazem Shaheen from Egypt and Syrian Manal Samaan join Ziad Rahbani on 7 August at Beirut Souks, Lebanon. For Abdo, it's her first appearance with Lebanon's renowned musician.
Despite her old age, Faten has aged very gracefully and is one of the Arab World's fashion and acting icons. (Image: Facebook)
08:55 GMT
Egyptian actress Faten Hamam has been released from the ICU following a severe deterioration in her health.
Megadeth didn't bless Israel with their presence. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT
Joining the league of many international artists that have canceled their Israel gigs, Megadeth bowed out of their scheduled Wednesday show at the Tel Aviv Exhibition Center.
"Mu'taz" is still gonna smoke up our screens. (Image: Facebook)
05:11 GMT
While it is sadly the reality for many a person in the war-torn city of Damascus, the day has not yet come for Wael Sharaf to say goodbye to this earth as rumors had suggested.
Now that Haifa's back on Instagram, what kind of pix can we expect to see? (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT
After vowing to create a new Instagram account for her friends only, the biggest diva in Lebanon Haifa Wehbe has returned to the social network!

August 6, 2014

Majida said that she will "go the extra mile to help people." (mage: Facebook)
13:16 GMT
Bvlgari's Save the Children Foundation appoints Majida el Roumi as their humanitarian Ambassador.
Jesse said that he knew he would be safe going into Israel and that's why he didn't cancel his performance. (Image: Cenacarioca.com.br)
11:55 GMT
Social Network star Jesse Eisenberg went ahead with his play in Tel Aviv, despite the conflict in Gaza reaching breaking point.
Wael Kfoury cancelled his Aug 9 concert in solidarity with the Lebanese Army. (Image: Facebook)
10:16 GMT
Singers go mute in support of the Lebanese Army's battle against militant groups in northeast Lebanon.
The comedic trio opted to work with Sobky even though their past works have made fun of his films and of Tamer Hosny's music. (Image: Al Ahram)
08:48 GMT
The highest grossing Eid film 'World War Three' sees the return of a known comedy trio only to be ruined by their new producer El Sobky.
Samira cuts a cake in celebration of the Moroccan King's anniversary. (Image: Facebook)
08:18 GMT
Moroccan singer Samira Said celebrated the King's reign of power in Cairo!