October 25, 2014
Palestinian vocalist Merna (formerly Ayah) releases her latest single "A Little More" off her sophomore studio album The Calling, melding elements of rock, soul and classical.
October 24, 2014
George is allegedly so ready to have babies, he's offered to be a stay-at-home dad. What do you suppose his Lebanese wife has to say about that gender role switch?!
October 23, 2014
Haifa Wehbe and Ragheb Alama may just be friends again. We're shocked. Are you?
Wael Kfoury and his co-patriot artist Elissa sure are buddy buddy, but social media flirtations are totally innocent, right?
Angham was mysteriously absent at the recent Alexandria International Song Festival where the songstress was to accept an honorary award for her accomplishments throughout her career.
Egyptian singer Ehab Tawfiq's mother has passed away on Wednesday.
The Egyptian actor is displeased that his film didn't get picked as the Egyptian entry into the Oscars.
October 22, 2014
The Instagram campaign to support the Lebanese Autism Society managed to find its way to Haifa Wehbe's page.
Now we've yet another reason to attend the Dubai International Film Festival; Hollywood actress Emily Blunt will be there!
The Egyptian actress is calling all celebs to join her charitable campaign of donating personal items for a cause.
When it rains it pours for Yousra because she'll be filming the "Saraya Abdeen" sequel scenes at the same time as this new film.
While acting has become the latest trend for singers in the Arab world, Ramy Ayach wants a piece of the action too!
Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki's upcoming acting project has been brewing for a while now, but he's in no rush to cook it up yet!
Gigi Hadid displays her taut stomach in her underwear as she relaxes in bed.
Jury members for 2014 Abu Dhabi Film Festival includes Egyptian filmmakers Marwan Hamed, Hala Lotfy and Sherif Elkatsha, along with acclaimed actress Nelly Karim.
October 21, 2014
Short film ‘ONE’ shows Islam and Christianity existing happily side-by-side; documentary will screen as part of Emirates Film Competition.
Singing cousins! Leading Jewish and Arab Israeli artists to perform in Daniel Pearl memorial concert
David Broza, Mira Awad, Jerusalem Jewish-Arab Youth Chorus to take stage in Lod at 8 p.m. Thursday for music event in conjunction with "Daniel Pearl World Music Days."
While rumors about Mayada al Hinnawi selling her music copyrights are on wild fire, she's busy making music with Joe Raed!
Egyptian actor Ahmed el Sakka was surprised to come home to a large crowd of angry protesters gathered outside his house. What did the action hero do?
Heirs of the late artist Muneer Murad are not too happy about one of Elissa's tracks on her latest album.
We haven't seen her in the cinema for quite some time, and it looks like we'll still have to wait to see Maali Zayed in the movie theater.
Count those candles! Amr Diab made quite the cute 8-year-old birthday boy. Do you think his looks have carried on 45 years later?
R&B singers Jeremih and Cris Cab have been added to the A-list line-up for the music festival in Dubai next February.
Iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies weeks after creating Amal Alamuddin's stunning wedding dress
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dies aged 82.
October 20, 2014
Gear up for the world's funniest show as Hollywood tries to find the world's funniest person!
Egyptian actress Somaya el Khashab may be approaching 49, but her mother still dresses her to this day!
She may have many haters, but UAE singer Ahlam is much liked by the Alexandria International Song Festival!
You're under arrest... for singing on Arab Idol! Arab Israelis risk jail sentence thanks to talent contest
Two Arab Israelis were placed under arrest after returning home... for taking part in Arab Idol!
The star-studded ADFF 2014 is coming, and here's the list of folks playing jury.
Taking their chemistry from the bedroom to the studio: another "Big Night" in store for Ruby and her new hubby
Fresh from their honeymoon, Egyptian singer and actress Ruby and her new husband are getting a new kind of action.
She's got a new album on the way, but Amal Maher needs her fans to help choose its title.
October 19, 2014
Egyptian actor Mohammad Ramadan has been temporarily banned from acting.
Partying with Paris Hilton: Tunisian star Feryal Youssef joined A-listers at Cle Dubai grand opening
Feryal Youssef was one of the many household names present at the grand opening of Dubai's hottest new club.
The Canadian University in Cairo's students were treated to a rocking concert by Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny this week.
Most actors would argue over minor things in their work, but when it comes to Egyptian singer-turned-actor Hamada Hilal, Mervat Amin comes first!
Egyptian actress May Salim sent a social media shout out to her celebrity pals Tamer Hosny and wife Basma Bosil, thanking them for attending her daughter's birthday party.
Ahmed Ezz has been told to "hit the road" by his not-so-friendly neighbors over Zeina drama!
Maybe it's Mrs. Clooney's Middle Eastern background that has taught her to let her husband choose which causes to support.
Supernatural Halloween thriller "Annabelle" brings chills to Lebanon's box office this week!
After premiering in Toronto in September this film based in Iraqi Kurdistan, "Mardan" has made its way into the Oscars race.
October 18, 2014
Gigi Hadid steals the spotlight in short silver dress at star-studded charity event in New York.
October 17, 2014
Adel Imam remembers the good old days with Angelina Jolie. You know, when he met her on a humanitarian mission that one time.
October 16, 2014
The Arab King of Charts! Mohammed Assaf's first ever album is officially rocking the region at #1 spot
Mohammed Assaf's first ever album claimed the number one spot in regional music charts within just hours of its release!
Thanks to MBC Group, you can continue to feed your talent show fetish for three more years of the Arab format of The X Factor, Project Runway, Arab Idol and Arabs Got Talent.
Egyptian actress Naglaa Fathi turned down one million dollars to star in a TV series based on her own life!
Dounia Batma messed with the wrong guy when she decided to b*tch about Palestinian Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf!
The world's hottest DJs are headed our way for this year's Creamfields Abu Dhabi along with some of our regional faves.
Lund University students were treated to a special seminar on Arabic hip hop this month!
He's no "Star of the People", that's for sure!
Egypt is getting some serious celebrity lovin': Nancy Ajram latest artist to sing about "Mother of the World"
Nancy Ajram has spread her love across the North African country before, and she's doing it again.
October 15, 2014
"Ahel Al Ayeb" (People of Shame) has cheeky actress Menna Shalabi as the leading lady.
So what if this is his big debut into the cinematic stream of entertainment, Egyptian singer Mohammad Hamaki says it's not worth it to rush to get the drama ready for Ramadan 2015.
Cedar's newest project is set to film in both New York and Jerusalem with Hollywood star Richard Gere as the main character, according to a report in Yediot Aharonot.
Marcel, Rami and Bachar Khalife have to come together as a dynamic trio and will be showing what they got in Cairo and Alexandria on October 24-25th.
Lebanese diva Maya Diab will be settling into MBC's The X Factor Arabia soon!
She's topped the charts in the UK and now she's coming our way in February for the the RedFestDXB music event at Dubai Media City Ampitheatre.
Macadi Nahha's delivery, from maternity ward to stage: A post-natal performance impresses Bahrain Music Festival fans
Jordanian artist Macadi Nahhas dazzles Bahrain Music Festival days after giving birth.
Arab Film Studio amateur film competition to receive special awards ceremony at the Abu Dhabi International Film Festival
It's no more Mrs Nice Guy for Zeina, who "indirectly" referred to Ahmed Ezz as "not a real man" this week!
Palestinian-Dutch teen model Gigi Hadid, 19, leaves glamor behind to blend in on the streets of New York City!
October 14, 2014
Is Yousif Shabaan suffering poor health or has a lot of commotion been made over a business as usual health check-up?
Some people don’t like big butts and cannot lie! Myriam Fares' photo spurs a back end of hatred on Instagram
When Myriam Fares's derriere became the talk of her fans, she decided it was time to pull the photo from Instagram that caused such a hoopla!
Spearheaded by Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy, Cairo International Circus Festival (CirCairo) will kick off at Al-Azhar Park on 17 October. Performances will continue until 26 October.
George and Amal were caught seemingly unaware of the danger lurking and flood experts have had to be called into their new Berkshire mansion!
Amal Alamuddin reveals she has taken her husband Clooney's name on law firm's website ...as she heads back to work in Athens!
October 13, 2014
It was a tough competition between Egyptian films this Eid, but who made it on top?
Dubai’s Ti22 Films wins Silver Dolphin at the fifth annual Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards.
Ehab Tawfik signs on for another year of success with “Alam El Fan” Art Production as he celebrates his silver anniversary in showbiz!
Malaria? Or Ebola? That awkward Nobel Prize-winning moment when Naomi Campbell tripped up on Malala's name!
Naomi Campbell thought she'd congratulate Malala Yousafzai on winning a Nobel Peace Prize, but she tripped up (off the catwalk) when she called her Malaria instead!
It's a sad week in the Saher family as the famed Iraqi singer suffers the loss of his brother and band mate, Salem Jabar Al Samara'i.
Don't "Talk to Me" like that in front of Jason Derulo! Maya Diab in a dispute with her song composer
While recording for "Coke Studio" on MBC4, Maya Diab got in a heated convo with the song composer for "Talk to Me", which features American songster Jason Derulo.
The Dubai International Film Festival lineup is still TBA, but fans assured the slate will be sweet can purchase their tickets now to the red carpet event.
Egypt's sassy show "The Dancer" caused quite a raucous: has the rep of dancers changed over the century?
Public figures called for the banning of the satellite show "The Dancer". Here's a look at the reputation these hip shakers have maintained over the decades.
It was a star-studded opening night at Clé Dubai over the weekend with the HIlton sisters, KK, and even Akon in town.
October 12, 2014
Madonna defends son Rocco's Instagram video reportedly showing Isis terrorist killing.
It was sweet weekend for music lovers in the UAE. The Sandance festival went down again without a hitch as Rudimental, Clean Bandit, Empire of the Sun and De La Soul took the stage.
The "Sabaya Al Khair" presenter was accused of assault by her assistant director and now faces a court date on November 8th.
Sherine Abdel Wahab surprisingly revealed her age, but do you suppose she's telling the truth that she's...
‘Killing Jesus’ cast announced and an Arab-American actor will be playing the role of Jesus Christ.
Word spread among locals that George Clooney and new wife Amal Alamuddin bought a £10m mansion in Berkshire.
How un-Islamic of Amal Alamuddin to bring doggies into her new home with her Hollywood hubby, but the Lebanese-born barrister gifted George Clooney with two cocker spaniels as a surprise wedding present.
The animated series on FX has quietly removed the fictional spy agency called ISIS from the show after the real militant group of the same name rose to the surface.
International Lebanese Soprano and Pop Diva Tania Kassis spreads her message of peace around the globe.
This week includes exhibition openings, concerts, film screenings and ballet; here are the recommended culture events for the week in Cairo and Alexandria.