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September 22, 2016

Natalie Rantissi in her traditional Palestinian costume. (Hajjajcartoons.com)
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The beauty pageant is set to take place in October.
Reality TV star of Armenian descent pens full-page ad in NYT, hitting back at WSJ advertisement. (YouTube)
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Reality TV star of Armenian descent pens full-page ad in NYT, hitting back at WSJ advertisement.
While neither are Jewish, Pitt and Jolie have made their way into numerous Jewish stories over the past 12 years. (Instagram)
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While neither are Jewish, Pitt and Jolie have made their way into numerous Jewish stories over the past 12 years.
The band’s line-up comprises Qais Raja (singer, songwriter and guitarist), Feras Arrabi (lead guitarist), Ahmad Al-Haj (bassist) and Saif Abu Hamdan (drummer). (Facebook/Random House)
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What will Cairo audiences make of Jordanian band Al Bait Al 3ashwae (Random House), who describe their style as experiment[ation] with the mystical and transcendental qualities of Sufi music"?
Queen of Katwe centers on Phiona (Nalwanga), a real-life Ugandan chess prodigy who was named a Woman Candidate Master after her performance at the World Chess Olympiads. (AFP/Mike Windle)
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The Oscar-winning actress wore a floaty lavender gown and matching headscarf by the Lebanese designer at the opening of her new Disney film, Queen of Katwe.
MBC celebrated 25 years since its launch in 1991. (Facebook)
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MBC celebrated 25 years since its launch in 1991.

September 21, 2016

Lionel Richie played at Glastonbury last year and had a concert in Dubai in 2014. (Digital Spy)
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The iconic singer will perform the day before Rihanna and the Chemical Brothers, but opinion is divided over whether Lionel Richie is a good fit for F1!
The grand prize for the competition is a national US comedy tour and $100,000. (Alhezbelcomedy.com)
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The Egyptian founder of Al Hezb El Comedy is up against comedians from 56 countries in Laugh Factory's Funniest Person in the World contest,!
As if we haven't seen it all already (unimpressed face). (Instagram)
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As if we haven't seen it all already (unimpressed face).
Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Brad Pitt on Monday. (Instagram)
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He didn't hear the news from them first though.
Ruby is one happy mama with her one-year-old girl Teebah. (alsiasi.com)
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Is she that cute?
The happy couple in 2002. (YouTube)
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Loved up or trouble in paradise?
The actress posted a photo with an alleged tumor on her back! (Bitajarod)
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The actress posted a photo with an alleged tumor on her back!

September 20, 2016

The stage at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 2016.  (AFP/Valerie Macon)
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Ground-breaking as it was, Rami Malek's victory on Sunday night was preceded by a handful of Emmy wins by Arab talent.
Emirati filmmaker, Nayla Al Khaja. (Nayla Al Khaja)
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'HAKAWI: Ambitious Saudi' is a series of six short films that will feature personalities such as Raha Moharrak, the first Saudi woman to climb Mt Everest.
The Egyptian-American actor said that his surprise win represented a move in the industry towards being as progressive as possible. (AFP/Kevin Winter)
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Rami Malek did his best to avoid soaking Jimmy Kimmel's suit with tears after picking up the Lead Actor gong at the Emmy Awards on Sunday. Aww!
The Top Chef judges are Lebanese chef Maroun Chedid, Saudi chef Mona Mosly and Egyptian-Chinese internationally renowned chef, restaurateur and cookbook author Bobby Chinn. (LBC group)
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The culinary reality show brings 15 men and women from all over the Arab world to compete in front of celebrity chefs over 13 episodes.

September 19, 2016

They will all be produced by director Majid Al Ansari. (Twitter)
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They will all be produced by director Majid Al Ansari.
Kylie Jenner in designer Yousef AlJasmi's dress. (Instagram)
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Both girls are fans of the Kuwaiti fashion designer's collections.
The 27-year-old designer has over six collections, with an impressive clientele where every fashion icon and actress in Egypt got styled in her sexy and sophisticated designs. (Instagram)
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Norine Farah Nominated to Represent Egypt in World Fashion Week Paris
A cultural exchange project between Lebanon and the Netherlands ran into local reluctance in Sidon over filming interviews, as people refused to open up on camera. (Facebook)
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A cultural exchange project between Lebanon and the Netherlands ran into local reluctance in Sidon over filming interviews, as people refused to open up on camera.
The film will compete in the Foreign Language Category of Oscar. (www.zimbio.com)
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The film will compete in the Foreign Language Category of Oscar.
Large crowds gather to say goodbye to towering romantic lead who acted in more than 100 movies in '70s and '80s. (Anadolu Agency)
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Large crowds gather to say goodbye to towering romantic lead who acted in more than 100 movies in '70s and '80s.
First time lucky? Rami Malek beat seasoned actors such as Kevin Spacey and Liev Shreiber for the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series award. (Valerie Macon)
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In his first Emmy win, the Mr. Robot star scored a victory for nerds everywhere - but Game of Thrones swept up almost everything else!
The 'Frozen' and 'House Of Lies' star presented the Best Supporting Actress - Comedy award alongside Joel McHale in her Zuhair Murad gown.  (AFP/Robyn Beck)
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The Lebanese designer scored another hit on the Emmy Awards red carpet with his flora and fauna gown worn by actress and singer Kristen Bell.

September 18, 2016

Gibson thanked Evangelicals for standing up for him when others criticized 'The Passion of the Christ.' (gtaforums.com)
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The Hollywood actor has confirmed his involvement in the upcoming film 'The Passion.'
Mr. Robot will face stiff competition from Game of Thrones at this year's ceremony.  (AFP/Getty/Kevork Djansezian)
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Catch the red carpet glitz and starry speeches as your favorite TV stars compete for the Emmy Awards, live on OSN First HD!
Yes, it's Latifa, baby! (Facebook)
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If there's one thing celebrities are good at, it's reinventing their looks.
Amal will represent Venezuela in the Miss World competition this year. (Instagram)
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Hint: She's Syrian!
Crowds of fans from the various Lebanese regions flocked to the capital of the South, to meet their favorite singer. (Instagram)
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Crowds of fans from the various Lebanese regions flocked to the capital of the South, to meet their favorite singer.
Zexer has made an engrossing film about the lives of a mother and a daughter who struggle to assert their identities but still long to fit into a culture they respect. (IMDB)
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Elite Zexer's film won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in the World Cinema Dramatic category for its portrayal of forbidden love in the Bedouin culture.
The troupe's performance is part of the Jordan Festival 2016 at the Citadel, which brought Lebanon's Marcel Khalife earlier this month. (Fire of Anatolia)
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Fire of Anatolia holds Guinness World Records for the fastest ever dance performance and for the largest audience.
Each of the models wore their hair piled on top of their head, interwoven with faux-dreadlocks, dyed in an array of 300 shades. (AFP/Angela Weiss)
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The Pali it-girls sported multi-colored dreadlocks on Marc Jacobs' runway as the designer is forced to fend of charges of cultural appropriation.

September 16, 2016

The pro-BDS Pink Floyd rocker and the Palestinian writer have parted ways. (www.hitfix.com)
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The pro-BDS Pink Floyd rocker and the Palestinian writer have parted ways.
She's inspired by the country’s pearl divers and traditional wedding songs. (Facebook)
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She's inspired by the country’s pearl divers and traditional wedding songs.
Screen International will launch Arab Stars of Tomorrow, an offshoot of its UK & Ireland talent-spotting initiative, at this year’s Dubai International Film Festival. (www.broadcastprome.com)
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Screen International will launch Arab Stars of Tomorrow, an offshoot of its UK & Ireland talent-spotting initiative, at this year’s Dubai International Film Festival.
The movie shows the inevitable threat any girl may experience while walking in the streets during the days surrounding Eid. (www.firstpost.com)
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The movie shows the inevitable threat any girl may experience while walking in the streets during the days surrounding Eid.
Union J have experimented on a song with an "Arabic vibe" to it for their third studio LP. (www.pinknews.co.uk)
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Union J have experimented on a song with an "Arabic vibe" to it for their third studio LP.

September 15, 2016

Tickling Giants, starring Egyptian funnyman Bassem Youssef and directed by Sarah Taksler, will also screen at LFF. (AFP/File)
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Mohamed Diab's 'Clash', Syrian director Hala Alabdalla's 'Besieged Like Me' and 'The Worthy' by Emirati director Ali Mostafa are some of the many Arab films that will screen at LFF 2016.
Bella took the fall in her stride, and later posted her injury on Snapchat. (AFP/Angela Weiss)
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The Pali model toppled over in her six-inch heels and wound up on all fours in front of the world's press and fashion glitterati. Ouch!

September 14, 2016

Did he really copy the 'Now You See Me' movie? (Facebook)
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Did he really copy the 'Now You See Me' movie?
Gigi Hadid says her and her boyfriend Zayn Malik are constantly annoying their neighbours by singing show tunes at the top of their voice. (Instagram)
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Gigi Hadid says her and her boyfriend Zayn Malik are constantly annoying their neighbours by singing show tunes at the top of their voice.
Sari Nakazawa visited several programs organized by the Red Crescent to support refugees and host communities. (YouTube)
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Sari Nakazawa visited several programs organized by the Red Crescent to support refugees and host communities.

September 13, 2016

FFD is held twice a year, in April and October. (www.fashionone.com)
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FFD is held twice a year, in April and October.

September 11, 2016

The film was selected to represent Saudi Arabia at the 2017 Academy Awards by competing in the Best Foreign-Language Film category. (File photo)
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The film was selected to represent Saudi Arabia at the 2017 Academy Awards by competing in the Best Foreign-Language Film category.
The iconic British singer played a 90 minute show on the sidelines of the Antalya Expo 2016. (Twitter)
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"God Bless You Turkey": The legendary Elton John doesn't let anything stand in the way of a great show.
The gorgeous Nelly Karim at the Venice Film Festival. (Instagram)
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...in Venice.
A scene from Ahmed Helmy's upcoming film "Laf w Dawaran." (YouTube)
09:26 GMT
Popcorn, Pepsi and cinema, now that's a perfect Eid vacation.
Jolie-Pitt stressed that the UNHCR and other agencies only have half of what is required to meet the needs on the ground to deal with the refugee crisis. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
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The UNHCR Ambassador praised the Jordanian people for their “decency, tolerance and humanity" in hosting the refugees but appealed to world leaders to focus on solutions to facilitate their return home.