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Hadid has got Australians counting down the days until summer's return in Seafolly's Summer 2015 swimwear campaign.  (Instagram)
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American model Gigi Hadid has got Australians counting down the days until summer's return in Seafolly's Summer 2015 swimwear campaign.
Teenage singer Hala Turk was involved in yet another 'photo scandal'! (Al Jaras Magazine)
09:31 GMT
Teenage singer Hala Turk was involved in yet another 'photo scandal'!
"If you want to impress me, don't play it safe!" Naomi Campbell to her contestants on The Face. Consider yourself warned! (Hollywood Reporter)
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Watch out Dubai, the British supermodel will unleash her tough-talking judgement on MENA designers in a new talent scouting event in October!
Ehab Tawfik's doctor has ordered him to rest in bed until he is healthy again. (File photo)
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Ehab Tawfik's doctor has ordered him to rest in bed until he is healthy again.
The hoax involved 'Israeli' helicopters, uniformed officers and mock Israeli army base. (File photo)
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The Syrian actor was 'kidnapped' from a cruise by 'Israeli forces' and interrogated at gunpoint, in the latest hoax stunt on Egyptian TV.
Elie Saab speaking at the LAU graduation ceremony. (Photo courtesy of The Daily Star)
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The self-taught fashion guru receives the honor for his outstanding contribution to the fashion industry in Lebanon and around the world.
Benali last performed in Egypt in March of this year. (Cairo Scene)
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The East-West fusion singer brings her magical mix of music back again to Cairo!
Max Amini's YouTube videos have racked up more than 15 million views. (Twitter)
05:24 GMT
Following a successful run in October of last year, the Iranian-American comedian is back for one night only!

June 29, 2015

Mariah Carey is reportedly going to visit a spiritual advisor in Israel with her boyfriend James Packer for a 'pre-engagement' meeting. (Radar Online)
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Mariah Carey is reportedly going to visit a spiritual advisor in Israel with her boyfriend James Packer for a 'pre-engagement' meeting.
US pop diva Mariah Carey and her boyfriend Australian entrepreneur James Packer had dinner with Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife. (Jerusalem Post)
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US pop diva Mariah Carey and her boyfriend Australian entrepreneur James Packer had dinner with Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife.
Hend Sabry has Ramadan Iftar with a Syrian refugee family in Amman. (Albawaba Arabic)
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UN World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger, Tunisian actress Hend Sabry had one of her Ramadan Iftars with a Syrian refugee family in Jordan.
Joe, Gigi, Karlie, Taylor and Calvin at London Bridge. (Instagram/Taylor Swift)
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Gigi Hadid and her celeb pals have jet-setted in to see Taylor Swift perform and live it up in London!
Sorry, Safinaz, you can't be an Egyptian citizen just yet! (Aladdwaa.com)
09:52 GMT
Armenian belly dancer Safinaz married an Egyptian man in the hopes of granting herself the Egyptian residency.
In Saudi Arabia, PepsiCo will be helping to feed the needy by donating 10%. (YouTube screenshot)
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The new ad also features Saudi football player Jamal Bajandouh and Haitham Zaki, son of Ahmad Zaki.
Diana is in good health after undergoing surgery this week. (Facebook)
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Diana Karazon thanked everyone who asked about her before and after she underwent surgery.
"The Jewish Quarter" has also faced criticism from Egyptian Jews. (MBC)
08:22 GMT
Egyptian soap opera 'The Jewish Quarter' starring Menna Shalabi shows Muslims, Christians and Jews living alongside each other in a Cairo district.
One of the few times that Neshan was not cool and collected! (Screenshot)
07:30 GMT
Grace under pressure? Here are the best clips of pranked celebs getting their revenge on Ramez Galal, the old fashioned way.
Francis Ford Coppola has previously been honored at the festival. (Flickr)
05:15 GMT
The Oscar-winning American director will be heading the jury at the 15th annual festival in Morocco.

June 28, 2015

And now Miss Seeb Eidy she's behind bars for a year! (File photo)
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Salma al-Fouly, who shot to fame as the "Seeb Eidy" singer, is now behind bars. How will prison treat her?
George and Amal Clooney's new £10million home has been undergoing renovations for almost a year. (Eonline/Paris Match edit)
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George and Amal Clooney have been called 'the worst neighbours you could have'. And they haven't even moved in!
Haifa and Ghada - unwholesome entertainment for Ramadan? (Albawaba edit/file)
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Judging by what's on our screens this Ramadan, Egyptian TV considers blasphemy a sport!
Kuwaiti artist Abdel Hamid Al Rifai passed away in the mosque explosion on Friday. (Cairo Portal)
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Kuwaiti artist Abdel Hamid Al Rifai passed away in the mosque explosion on Friday.
Egyptian actress Zeina victorious in her legal battle to prove film star Ahmed Ezz as the father of her twins. (File photot)
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Egyptian actress Zeina victorious in her legal battle to prove film star Ahmed Ezz as the father of her twins.
Will Dalia face the same consequences as Nasser al Qasabi for mocking ISIS? (Assawsana.com)
09:36 GMT
Will Dalia al Buhairi face the same consequences as Nasser al Qasabi for mocking ISIS?
The scary moment Paris thought her plane was about to crash. (YouTube)
08:37 GMT
Ramez Galal's plane crash prank sends Paris Hilton crashing with fear!
Tiffany Tang, making a name for herself for the wrong reasons! (Photo Bucket)
08:16 GMT
Tiffany Tang, also known as Tang Yan, walked the red carpet at 18th Shanghai International Film Festival in a dress from Elie Saab's 2015 summer collection. Or so she thought!
'Haq Mayet' depicts a war of words between the Interior Ministry and a TV program over a murder. (Al-Arab 24)
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Art imitates life in 'Haq Mayet', which shows the struggle between the media and the Interior Ministry.
'He Named Me Malala'  will be out on 2 October. (Twitter)
05:00 GMT
Coming soon: Malala's new documentary co-produced in Abu Dhabi, and American filmmakers' story of Zaatari refugee camp

June 27, 2015

JK Rowling had some sound advice for one Harry Potter fan on what to read while fasting for Ramadan.(Buzzlie.com)
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The author of Harry Potter gave one of her magical books' fans advice on what to read during Ramadan.
The Ramadan series was produced with tech teams who worked on Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. (Instagram)
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The Lebanese actress is now contracted to the series that will run over the next four years!
DJ Paul van Dyk closed Formula One in Bahrain with an electrifying stint earlier this year. (EDM Life)
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Grammy-winning German DJ's "The Politics of Dancing 3" banned for including collaborations with Israeli DJs.

June 25, 2015

Super model Arlenis Sosa walked down the aisle in this beautiful #ReemAcra dress. (Instagram)
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Victoria's Secret model Arlenis Sosa has married Donnie McGrath during a stunning beach-side ceremony in her native Dominican Republic.
Wael Jassar will perform on July 18, along with singers Ayman Zbeeb and Nader Al Atat at the Mövenpick Hotel Beirut. (Facebook)
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Why not celebrate Eid El-Fitr with Lebanese singer Wael Jassar this year?
Marita with her family on her graduation day. (Instagram)
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Assi Helani and his family celebrated daughter Marita's high school success this week.
Spectre was also shot in the Vatican, London, Mexico City, and the Austrian Alps. (Swide)
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The British actor is shooting scenes in Morocco, for 'Spectre', his fourth Bond film.
Expecting mama Carole shopping for baby clothes. (Facebook)
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While her big baby bump still allows her to walk, Carole Samaha went out shopping for baby clothes and accessories.
Mariah played in Beirut and Dubai in 2004. (Twitter)
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American songstress Mariah Carey is reportedly visiting Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and the Dead Sea this weekend - show her a good time and she might stage a concert soon!
Madjid Bougherra is a very good sport! (Screenshot/AFP)
07:54 GMT
Extreme TV: Algerian footballer Madjid Bougherra is taken hostage and awaits a beheading in TV prank similar to one done by Ramez Galal.
El Beheiry received a five-year sentence last month. (The Cairo Post)
04:49 GMT
Egypt's Sunni authority of Al-Azhar accused Islam El Beheiry of denigrating Islam and Islamic heritage.

June 24, 2015

Yousra talks to Hisham in the Vodafone TV commercial. (YouTube)
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After much persuasion, Egyptian starlet Yousra's hubby agreed to appear in Vodafone's TV commercial with her.
Amal in Stella, with Stella. (Jamesy/KP/Gotcha Images)
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All work and no play? Amal enjoys a night out in Notting Hill with celeb designer Stella McCartney.
Spandau Ballet first played in Dubai in 2010. (Warner Music)
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The 80s New Romantics are coming to the Dubai World Trade Centre in September.
Ahmed Helmy - not the butt of the joke this time! (File photo)
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Who's spreading rumors about Ahmed Helmy?
Haifa Wehbe thanks Assala for complimenting her on her acting skills with a cold tweet. (Sonara.net)
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Haifa Wehbe thanks Assala for complimenting her on her acting skills with a cold tweet.
She can sing, she can act, and now Aseel Omran has designed her own handbag collection with Conia Italy, as well. (Hot Arabic Music)
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She can sing, she can act, and now Aseel Omran has designed her own handbag collection with Conia Italy, as well.
Kids and their families will have the time of their lives at this year's Tel Aviv Children Film Festival. (The Next Family)
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Parents and kids can catch a variety of movies and workshops at this year's Tel Aviv International Children and Youth Film Festival.

June 23, 2015

Nelly Karim stars in the thrilling drama "Under Control." (YouTube)
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Mariam Naoum, the writer of the Ramadan TV series “Under Control,” says State television will lose if any of her scenes are deleted.
Dhafer has also appeared in Sex in the City 2 and UK dramas Spooks and The Whistleblowers. (Dhafer L'Abidine)
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The Tunisian actor is in not one, but three Ramadan TV series and waxes lyrical about the development of Egyptian drama.
Assala turns a blind eye on her bumpy friendship with Haifa Wehbe, and confesses that she's an amazing actress instead! (Watanserb.com)
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Assala turns a blind eye on her bumpy friendship with Haifa Wehbe, and confesses that she's an amazing actress instead!
Diana is recovering from a health scare that caused her to be admitted to the hospital this week. (Facebook)
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Jordanian starlet Diana Karazon was admitted to hospital this week.
Amal's business unusual as she stands out in a sea of suits. (AFP/File)
13:05 GMT
The celeb lawyer is supremely elegant for her defense of the Chagossian Islanders' bid to return home.
Nasser Al-Qasabi is fighting fanaticism with funny. (Nawaret)
12:18 GMT
A Saudi imam is forced to apologize for branding Nasser Al Qasabi an 'apostate' as the actor scores a victory in his comedic war against radical zealots.
Myriam will be rocking Egypt this Eid El-Fitr. (Style of Arabia)
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Lebanese diva Myriam Fares is set to perform in Egypt this Eid El-Fitr.
Ahlam is a huge fan of Cyrine and her work. (YouTube)
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"Queen" Ahlam has much love for actress Cyrine Abdelnour.
The Golden Couple in happier days. (Just Jared)
05:31 GMT
The Pali model and Aussie rocker Cody Simpson are together again, but not by choice!

June 22, 2015

Imam said that he respects all political forces, including the left wing, but everyone is free to say what he wants. (File photo)
18:43 GMT
Adel Imam’s Ramadan TV series character slammed by Leftists.
Diana likes to stay fit and exercise all year round. (Instagram)
18:24 GMT
Lebanese singer Diana Haddad has the solution for staying fit in Ramadan.
Actor Norman Issa is at the forefront of protests against the Culture and Sport Minister. (File photo)
10:42 GMT
Arabs and Jews have united against Culture and Sport Minister Miri Regev over threats to cut funding, freedom of speech, and performances in illegal settlements.
Ola Ghanem loves President Sisi more every day. (Facebook)
10:34 GMT
The Egyptian actress says "25 January is the revolution of beggars and thugs".
Relationship advice gets a bit awkward when you used to date your BF's boyfriend. (Got Celeb)
10:10 GMT
Yes the Pali model's blessed with good looks, but what has Gigi Hadid got Taylor Swift's blessing for?
Shamma Hamdan, stick to a handshake next time?
09:41 GMT
The Arabs Got Talent star is in hot water over a little PDA at the airport!
Joseph celebrates Father's Day with his family! (Instagram)
09:21 GMT
Lebanese singer Joseph Attieh showed his papa some love on Father's Day.
Mohammed Assaf went to an UNRWA supported school in Gaza and is UNRWA's first ever Regional Youth Ambassador. (UNRWA)
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The Arab Idol star invites people to join the Ramadan campaign to support the children of Gaza.
A collage of Kay's birthday pictures courtesy of Dounia. (Instagram)
08:35 GMT
Moroccan singer Dounia Batma celebrated her step son Kay's birthday this week.
After the Night theatre play. (Photo: Bassam Al Zoghby)
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Cairo and Alexandria brace for a rich cultural week that will include Ramadan evenings in the unique setting of Fatimid Cairo, World Music Day celebrations, concerts by Egyptian and regional musicians, theatre plays and more.

June 21, 2015

Amal in her Egypt Air uniform! (Facebook)
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Amal Maher dressed up as an air hostess on a flight from Egypt to Lebanon.
Emirati diva Ahlam claims to have found out about Ramez Galal's prank half an hour before filming started! (File photo)
13:18 GMT
Emirati diva Ahlam claims to have found out about Ramez Galal's prank half an hour before filming started!
Scenes from Nasser's comedy show "Selfie." (News-sa.com)
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Saudi comedian actor Nasser al Qasabi has been accused of mocking religion in his new comedy series "Selfie." This triggered a wave of harsh criticism, with some demanding that his head is chopped off by ISIS.
Maybe Rihanna told Chris Brown that she and Karim Benzema are "not officially dating"? (Facebook)
09:22 GMT
That awkward moment when you're with someone new and you bump into your ex.
Where are they going with this? (Fame/Flynet)
08:32 GMT
Celeb couple Gigi Hadid and Joe Jonas continue their PDA at LAX, despite not officially confirming their romance.
A scene from Nabil Ayouch's film 'Much Loved'. (Twitter)
07:58 GMT
Director Nabil Ayouch and Loubna Abidar will appear in court on July 15.
Mirren receives the World Jewish Congress honour in Vienna. (Shutterstock))
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World Jewish Congress honors Helen Mirren for part in film "Woman in Gold."
Festival organizers accuse the culture ministry of bringing "serious harm to artistic freedom of expression". (Tablet Mag)
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Jerusalem Film Festival removes 'Beyond the Fear' film on Yigal Amir, in a move that organizers say threatens freedom of culture and art.
Angelina Jolie visiting Syrian refugees in Lebanon in 2012. (UNHCR)
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The Oscar-winning actress and her 9 year old daughter also made an unannounced visit to Lebanon ahead of World Refugee Day.

June 20, 2015

Leno (L) speaks with Israeli former Chief Rabbi Meir Lau (R) before Leno hosts the Genesis Prize ceremony in Jerusalem. (Vosizneias.com)
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Jay Leno in defense of Israel talks about his "love of the Jewish people" and his admiration of the Jewish state as the 'purest democracy'. The US funny man talks to the JPost about his love of all things Italian and Jewish.
Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid making a fashion statement with abayas and hijabs in Abu Dhabi. (Instagram)
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The Pali beauty puts her celeb BFFs before her modelling jobs!

June 18, 2015

Michael and his wife Catherine Zeta Jones. (Tablet Mag)
21:41 GMT
Michael Douglas honored in Jerusalem for fighting anti-Semitism.
Najwa Karam, Mohammed Assaf, and Haifa Wehbe are among the star studded guests on board. (Facebook)
14:30 GMT
Emirates is offering the experience to cruise around Europe with some of MBC's biggest stars.
The song is an introduction for Halat Eishq series that will be on our screens during Ramadan. (Instagram)
13:50 GMT
Nancy Ajram's latest single has been an overnight hit.
Saad is good looking as an adult too! (Facebook)
09:51 GMT
Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred shares a childhood snapshot with his fans.
Wael will be performing this Eid in Beirut after being done with the Arab Idol auditions. (File photo)
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Wael Kfoury to perform in an Eid El Fitr concert this July.
That not-so-funny moment Ramez got beaten up by Ramadan! (YouTube)
09:08 GMT
Actor Mohammed Ramadan seriously lost his temper after being pranked by Ramez Galal!
Bassem talks to Becky Anderson on CNN’s Connect The World. (YouTube)
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Bassem Youssef on CNN: Fighting ISIS should be cultural, intellectual war.
Mohamed Amin Rady's series El A'ahd (The Pact) will be on our screens this Ramadan. (Facebook)
04:37 GMT
The popularity of Ramadan TV series have given talented scriptwriters a chance to make a name for themselves.

June 17, 2015

The Arab version of "Big Brother" was pulled after nine days. (Pedestrian TV)
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Endemol Shine Turkey has announced that they are bringing the "Big Brother" series to Star TV, according to Variety.
Wissam with his ex-fiance Hannah. (Al Jaras Magazine)
13:38 GMT
Syrian singer Wissam Hilal is no longer taken!
Rotana is a Saudi singer who's based in LA, USA. (Instagram)
12:33 GMT
Saudi singer Rotana Tarabzouni is doing the impossible to make it in the music industry.
"Ramez in Control" airs Thursday night on MBC Masr. (YouTube)
11:29 GMT
Ramez Galal pranks these celebrities this Ramadan: Watch the hilarious promo now!
Menna and Ahmed Hatem learn how to waltz on the set of "The Jewish Neighborhood." (YouTube)
10:07 GMT
Egyptian stars Menna Shalabi and Ahmed Hatem star in a romantic thriller this Ramadan.
A World At School is a global campaign working to get every boy and girl into school. (Facebook)
08:36 GMT
English actress Laura Carmichael accompanied former UK PM Gordon Brown and his wife to raise awareness for refugee education.
Yep, this picture is enough to get us to watch Diesel's new movie. (Instagram)
08:24 GMT
Hollywood action hero Vin Diesel is currently filming in the Sahara desert in Morocco.
Bassem Youssef, Khaled Mansour and Shady Alfons in the good ol days. (Screenshot)
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Bassem Youssef sends a shout out to his former co-stars Khaled Mansour and Shady Alfons.
Not your average law professor's wardrobe: Dior's Bar bag, tortoiseshell sunglasses, Giambattista Valli tweed and shoes named after her. (Instagram)
07:35 GMT
Amal Clooney's back in London, looking the business in her lilac Giambattista Valli suit and Gianvito Rossi shoes named, naturally, 'Amal'.
The graphics team behind One Thousand and One Nights have worked on Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. (Facebook)
05:13 GMT
Don't miss One Thousand and One Nights with a twist this Ramadan, and see Nicole Saba go high tech as Scheherazade!

June 16, 2015

Angelina visiting Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan in 2013. (AFP/File)
12:29 GMT
Angelina spoke about women and conflict in South Africa, as she and Brad Pitt are rumored to be adopting a Syrian girl.
Lebanese singers Marwan Khoury and Elissa aren't exactly the best of friends. (Vebidoo.com)
11:49 GMT
Lebanese singers Marwan Khoury and Elissa aren't exactly the best of friends.