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Kimmy lands in LA following an 11-day business trip. (Image: Daily Mail)
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Kim Kardashian is back home in LA after a globe-trotting business trip, which included Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Beauty and brains: Melinda Tuma won the title of Miss Iraq-USA in Michigan this week. (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Michigan, USA, crowned Melinda Tuma as Miss Iraq-USA 2014 this week.
How will Noor react when Nancy visits her in the hospital in Amman? (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Nancy Ajram has promised to meet a little girl with cancer and make her dream of them singing together come true. Aww!
Kim at The Dubai Mall on her first visit to the UAE. (Image: Facebook)
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American socialite Kim Kardashian was welcomed by UAE royalty into their country last week, while Egyptian actress Hanan Turk was refused entry into their soil.
Sabah made sure to always look fresh and made up. (Image: Facebook)
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Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, one of the Arab world's most iconic figures, passed away on Wednesday morning.

November 25, 2014

Issam was a great actors with a 40-year career in acting. (Image: CNN Arabic)
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Syrian actor Issam Aba Aji has sadly passed away this week.
Nawal al Zoghbi has been singing for so many years, but her music is still much in demand to this day! (Image: Facebook)
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Nawal al Zoghbi has been singing for so many years, but her music is still much in demand to this day!
Alama is officially the first artist to be selected as judge for the second season of X Factor Arabia! (Image: Facebook)
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Following his very public exit from Arab Idol, Lebanese superstar Ragheb Alama will soon be back to judge a rival talent competition show.
Ahmed is still refusing to get that DNA test done, even though the court has ordered him to do so! (Image: Albawaba edit)
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So Egyptian actress Zeina's lawyer has "challenged" Ahmed Ezz to undergo a DNA test to prove that he is or isn't the father of her twins. Seriously? This is NOT the Ice Bucket Challenge!
Helmy is back home and recovering well in Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
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Egyptian comedian actor Ahmed Helmy is back in Egypt following the removal of his cancerous tumor in the US.

November 24, 2014

Assaf takes a selfie with a fan at his album signing event in Amman, Jordan. (Image: Facebook)
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Mohamed Assaf tours the Middle East for his first ever music album-signing tour.
A still from an intimate scene in Saraya Abdeen featuring Qusai and actress Ghada Adel. (Image: YouTube)
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Sophie conquers Qusai Khouli's world... but are they lovers?
The beautiful Fairuz is still singing to this day. (Image: Facebook)
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Fairuz, one of the Arab world's most iconic singers, celebrated her 79th birthday this week.
Kim with her assistant Steph in the 4x4 car on their safari desert trip in Dubai! (Image: DM)
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Kim Kardashian has continued her UAE adventures with a desert safari experience in Dubai!
Actor Isra’a Shahrour leads an exercise in movement. (Image: Tabitha Ross)
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The Greek tragedian composed “Antigone” has been reproduced by Syrian refugee women.

November 23, 2014

Attieh sang especially for the Middle East on Lebanon's Independence Day. (Image: Facebook)
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Joseph Attieh released a new single that speaks of the sorrow and sadness in his region, first and foremost his own country Lebanon - who incidentally just skipped Lebanese Independence day Saturday.
The 2014 Cinema Vérité International Documentary Film Festival is scheduled to be held from November 30 to December 7. (Image: Press TV)
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The 8th edition of the Iranian international festival for documentary films Cinéma Vérité has released the year’s film lineup.
Hamaki is celebrating being number one in the Middle East! (Image: Facebook)
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Egyptian singer Mohamed Hamaki claims the title for most-watched singer in the Arab world on YouTube,
Asala and her brother were close, but she's now sadly mourning his death. (Image: Facebook)
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Asala Nasri's brother Ayham Nasri has died of a sudden heart attack in Egypt.
Kimmy poses with her friends in a beautiful black dress in AD. (Image: DM)
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Kimmy K is in the UAE to promote her latest fragrance and to party it up at the Formula One events in Abu Dhabi!
For many Arab viewers, Haifa's dress is a fashion crime of a different kind! (Image: DM)
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Word has reached Western media about Haifa Wehbe's see-through dress, and they've eagerly been reporting on this scandalous fashion crime!
Yes, Pharrell will be spreading good vibes in Dubai this New Year's Eve! (Image: Facebook)
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What's your New Year's resolution? If it's to be "Happy," then you need to spend your New Year's Eve with Pharrell in Dubai this 2014!

November 21, 2014

James Blunt's "Moon Landing" will be made in Tel Aviv next February. (Image: Facebook)
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What better way to warm up a cold February night than to attend James Blunt's concert on the 2nd?! He's coming to the Nokia Arena in Tel Aviv next year.

November 20, 2014

Sherine's daughter Hana and her "brother" Hamzah. (Image: Twitter)
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Is Sherine trying to make up for her bad rap after the court case? Her plethora of tweets may or may not be helping.
Amr Diab is coming to you "Tonight", Cairo! (Image: Facebook)
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Yes, we're talking about his song "Tonight", but the artist also literally has a concert this evening at 8 p.m.
Will Pharrell Williams bring his funny hat to Abu Dhabi?
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Pharrell Williams, DJ Armin Van Buuren, Tamer Hosny and many more superstars are sweeping into Abu Dhabi for the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Grand Prix this weekend.
That killer smile is still on the market, thank God! (Image: Facebook)
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Palestine's musical hero is rumored to be engaged to Zein Al Masri. Say it ain't so!
Peter Andre hearts Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
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Peter Andre has remained in the limelight for decades, and now he's drawing the attention of UAE fans ahead of his Abu Dhabi gig tomorrow night.
Still from Melbourne winner of the Golden Pyramid award for Best film at the Cairo International Film Festival. (Image: Al Ahram)
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The 36th Cairo film festival featured two Iranian films, a documentary on censorship in Iran and a Moroccan tribute to Iranian cinema. Through them, audiences sampled the challenges facing filmmakers in the Islamic republic.

November 19, 2014

Fifi Abdo has said see ya to MBC and hello to Al Tahrir. (Image: Facebook)
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Fifi Abdo might be returning to TV hosting.
Hani Ramzi and Nelly Karim are headed "Back to School"
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Egyptian stars Hani Ramzi and Nelly Karim are coming to the " Back to School" set with TV host Amro Yousif on the satellite channel
Ahmed Helmy celebrating that his cancerous tumor is gone. (Image: Facebook)
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Ahmed Helmy had a farewell party, but it was far from sad. The Egyptian actor was celebrating that his cancerous tumor was gone!
The moment Qusai was presented with his gorgeous 24K gold iPhone 6. (Image: Twitter)
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Qusai Khouli's new iPhone 6 definitely won't bend, thanks to its 24K gold structure!
Ghada has finally been put in her place by Mohammad Sami! (Image: Facebook)
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The long feud between director Mohammad Sami and Ghada Abdel Razek has finally come to an end!
The beautiful roses bought for Anabella by her loving hubby. (Image: Instagram)
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Anabella Hilal spent an amazing wedding anniversary with her hubby Nader Saab, who showered her with pricy gifts on the happy occasion.
Irene Deanon, winner of OFW beauty pageant. (Image: The Daily Star/Khalil Hassan)
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A beauty pageant hosted by the Overseas Filipino Worker group in Lebanon on Sunday was more than just about the glamour.
Gigi Hadid in her cropped Pirelli picture. (‎)
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Palestinian model Gigi Hadid says she "felt like a superhero" in her naughty outfit for Pirelli calendar.
Fans have started looking through pictures from Ahmed's latest film "Made in Egypt" to see if the tumor was present.
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Ahmed Helmy recently shocked fans with the disheartening news of his spinal cancer, and now circulating pictures from his latest film reveal that his tumor was present at the time of shooting.

November 18, 2014

Prince Harry was welcomed by HH Sayyid Haithem Bin Tariq Al Said at Muscat International Airport. (Image: Getty/DM)
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Britain's beloved Prince Harry has landed in Oman, before he jets off to Abu Dhabi for the weekend!
Haifa and Wael are preparing for something big, and hot, but we'll have to wait to find out what's up their sleeves! (Image: Facebook)
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Haifa Wehbe and Wael Kfoury are collaborating on a new project, and the pictures Wehbe posted suggest that it's going to be a really sexy one!
Asala Nasri now has another reason to love her daughter and son-in-law.
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Asala Nasri's new album "A Simple Question" wouldn't have its title track if not for the hook-up from her daughter and new son-in-law.
The duo have toured Europe in support of rock legends Guns N’ Roses and superstar songstress Lana Del Rey in the past. (Image: Facebook)
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Regional blues and indie rock talents Wanton Bishops will be opening for international icons The Who for an unmatched finale to the Formula One races in Abu Dhabi.
Images from some of the characters Nadia played in three of her many famous films. (Image: Albawaba edit)
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This year, Cairo International Film Festival honored one of Egyptian cinema's great beauties, Nadia Lutfi. Inside is an intriguing interview with her from 1975.
Jamal Suleiman has a poker face, but he is totes displeased. (Image: Facebook)
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Jamal Suleiman is not happy he's no longer a part of the Syrian Actors Syndicate, and here's what he has to say about it.
A shot from the festival's activities on Nov 13. (Image: JPost)
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The oud (Middle Eastern lute) was represented, in the Oud Festival’s Egyptian music concert last week, and it was nothing less than very charming.
Kim K is kicking up her heels and headed to Abu Dhabi. (Image: Facebook/Kim Kardashian)
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Meet Kim Kardashian live and in lots of flesh at the Formula 1 after-party of the year.
Ali Mostafa's "From A to B" is one of this year's highlighted features. (Image: Broadcast ProME/From A to B)
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Check out the first line-up of this year's selection for Dubai International Film Festival Arabian Nights.

November 17, 2014

The official poster for the Cultural Resistence Festival in Lebanon. (Image:
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Lebanon’s General Security has banned theaters from screening the Iranian film "The Silent Majority Speaks."
Red hot: Najwa sets the stage on fire with her fabulous performance in Sydney this week. (Image: Facebook)
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Najwa Karam gave one man a good telling off after harassing her during her concert in Melbourne.
A buxomy Menna Shalabi at a film fest past.
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Tunisia is in for a treat as Menna Shalabi will descend on the Carthage Cinema Festival judging committee.
The Queen of Disco is coming to Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
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What better way to ring in the New Year than to rock out to Gloria Gaynor's classics, as well as other Disco themed artists.
Morteza Pashaei was laid to rest on Sunday. (Image:
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Morteza Pashaei died of cancer at age 30 on Friday, and thousands have gathered to remember the music icon in central Tehran.
Ed Sheeran is bent for the region. (Image: Facebook/Dan Massie Photography)
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Fans across the region will get at least two chances to hear the British singer perform. Ed Sheeran has concerts scheduled for both Dubai and Doha next spring.
The CIFF runs from 10-20 November. (Image:
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Ahram Online looks at four films screened during the Cairo Intl Film Festival - Dancing with Maria, Los Hongos, Magic Arena and Red, Blue, Yellow - as different takes on the artists' lives and practice.
Will the Clooneys soon become parents? (Image: DM)
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George and Amal Clooney are already trying for a baby... Rumor has it that they want to adopt like their besties Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie!
Sarah Silverman is seriously coming to Israel. (Image: Facebook)
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The multifaceted and controversy-courting comedian is coming to the region. Sarah Silverman will be walking the red carpet at the 16th Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival next month.

November 16, 2014

Khaled Al Sawi shows his game face. (Image: Twitter)
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So what if he has been diagnosed with a disheartening disease, Khaled Al Sawi is determined to kick some serious Hepatitis C in the booty.
Kim K from her trip to Dubai in 2011. (Image:
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Fresh from breaking the internet this week, we hear Kim Kardashian is returning to the UAE in November to promote her new perfume!
Do you find the gown as daring as they say?
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Tsk-tsk, Ms. Wehbe. The Lebanese diva draws more negative attention her way with a scandalous gown on set the talent show "Star Academy". She's clearly doing her part to provide Kardashian equivalent entertainment for the Middle East!
Don't fret, George and Nada are in a totes good place right now! (Image: Albawaba edit)
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A new rumor has it that George Wassouf and Nada Zeidan are still married!
Dina in the company of friends in her first appearance since leaving jail! (Image:
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Now that her jail sentence is done and dusted, Dina el Sherbini makes her first appearance... on Facebook!
Ahmed and his wife are still together, according to the actor!
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Don't you just hate it when rumors make you divorced in the cyber world? Well, Ahmed el Sakka is still married in real life!
Kylie and Gigi are huge fans of Instagram and bombard their followers with selfies on a daily basis! (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Best friends Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Hailey Baldwin do their best to impress on Instagram!
Mark Zitti and The Coltelli Brothers are performing in Dubai. (Image courtesy of Khaleej TImes)
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A night of energetic jazz and wicked sweet instrumentals is coming to Ruth's Chris Steak House in Dubai as the Italians take over the stage.

November 15, 2014

Part of the film poster for the documentary "We Are the Giant".
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Greg Barker gives a look at life in Libya, Syria, and Bahrain in the wake of the Arab Spring in his documentary "We Are the Giant".
Ahmed is recovering well following his back cancer surgery in the US. (Image: Facebook)
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Ahmed Helmy shocked his fans after revealing the true reason behind his recent trip to the US: Cancer treatment.

November 14, 2014

Omar Khairat is coming back to Cairo Opera House. (Image: Facebook)
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He's shown his skill on many a piano across the world, but the place that knows him best will be graced with his presence again soon. Cairo Opera House welcomes Omar Khairat back to the keys.

November 13, 2014

Ruby's husband and Zeina are most likely collaborating together on the new film The Big Night. (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Egyptian actress Zeina has been offered a tempting role in Ruby's husband's new film The Big Night!
Good friends: Tamer and Issam chilling together. (Image: Facebook)
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Ahmad Issam celebrated his birthday with a host of celebs including Tamer Hosny!
Despite her friends' warnings, Ghada will be filming a new movie with Ezz soon. (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Egyptian actress Ghada Abdel Razek is all for sticking to her friends through thick and thin, and that's exactly what she's doing for Ahmed Ezz!
One of the underwear (cropped) shots in which Omran appears to be naked in. (Image: Facebook)
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Saudi-Turkish model Tomy Omran took off his clothes once again for a brand new photo shoot!
Cracks quickly appeared on the surface of George and Nada's turbulent relationship. (Image: Albawaba edit)
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Syrian singer George Wassouf and his wife rally driver Nada Zeidan have officially divorced!
Ex-couple for sure: Nabilla with her BF Thomas Vergara! (Image:
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Nabilla Benattia, known as France's Kim Kardashian, has been charged with the attempted murder of her reality TV star boyfriend Thomas Vergara.

November 12, 2014

Mai will be chilling with a different Hollywood celeb in each episode! (Image: Facebook)
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Mai Hariri has a new reality TV show and she's got big Hollywood names lined up for it!