Films from Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq, Palestine and Jordan, including Mohamed Khan's Factory Girl, will be screened at the Riverside Theatres in Sydney, Australia, this August as part of the 2014 Arab Film Festival.
"Don’t Let It Bring You Down" Neil! Rockets replace Rocker Neil Young as violence escalates in Tel Aviv
Neil Young's Tel Aviv concert is to happen no more...
Tunisian singer Latifa made it clear that she seriously doesn't care for the tunisian resident's Black List against her!
Adel Imam's Ramadan TV show "His Excellency" may be getting sued by an Egyptian hospital... but why?
Egyptian actress Liqa Suwaidan feels "insulted" by Ramez Galal's prank show!
Daily Mail did publish an apology for false reports that said Amal Alamuddin's mother was not approving of her marriage to George Clooney, but the Hollywood star isn't having it.
In case you were wondering what hot celeb would added to the Carthage festival lineup, no more guesses needed. Nancy Ajram is on her way, Tunisia, and she couldn't be more honored.
July 12, 2014
A little jazz will you Jew ya: Red Sea Jazz festival will fill the air with music in Eilat this August
The four-day program is packed with big names from abroad, as well as some of the pick of the local crop.
July 11, 2014
Egyptian singer Angham is releasing her first ever Lebanese single!
July 10, 2014
Ahmed Azmi has finally been found innocent by an Egyptian court on his drugs charges.
British tabloid The Daily Mail has apologized to George Clooney after he slammed them for publishing a fabricated story about his future mother-in-law Baria Alamuddin.
The biblical drama depicting Moses' departure from Egypt is set to hit US cinemas in December.
Baalbek festival returns home, braves security concerns; but will anyone be attending?
Daily Mail is so not on the Hollywood actor's good side right now after circulating rumors that Amal Alamuddin's mother was opposed to the upcoming marriage.
Known for his prize-winning writing pieces, David Mamet speaks about his love of Israel before his guest attendance at the 31st Jerusalem Film Festival.
If you like Al-Karama politics and you're down with some poetry and performing artists, then hit the newly opened salon each Thursday during Ramadan.
July 9, 2014
Deeming her attitude totes inapprope, Egyptian actor Sharif Muneer has allegedly filed a lawsuit against the Egyptian singer.
After breaking his leg recently, Hassan Al Raddad made a TV appearance on the show "Laylah" hosted by Samer Yousri.
Lebanese singer Nicole Saba and her hubby Yousif Al Khal is currently in the world of Bollywood. The couple came to India to film a special commercial for the international brand name "Splash", which she is the official promotional face for in the Middle East.
The show starlet is seen in two photos with director Mohammad Sami, which, of course, makes us wonder if there's more than a professional relationship between the two.
No rest for the wicked! Adel Imam is already prepping for next year's holy month.
July 8, 2014
Hayy Baby! Three weekends of musical fun are coming to Cairo with artists from around the Arab world
Musicians from Sudan, Jordan, Palestine, Algeria and Morocco will be making their way to Cairo for the 9th Hayy Festival from July 10-25.
The Lebanese singer's latest greatest music video will soon be ours for the viewing.
Latifa is focusing on music tracks that sing of patriotism and leadership ethics.
Hassan al Raddad paid the price for being too active!
Depicting the world of Egypt's 'mahraganat' music, the documentary will be screened on Wednesday 9 July in London.
Mohammad Fouad didn't know this would be the reaction of his viewers, so he had to explain the use of the Israeli flag on his prank show!
The 20th MedFilm Festival opened on Friday in Rome with Mohamed Khan's Factory Girl, one of several Egyptian films to be screened until 11 July.
There were far too many commercial breaks in "Saraya Abdeen", and Ahlam ain't got no time for that!
"It's Time" to spill you guts, Somaya! Al Khashab says getting raped 18 times was the hardest scene ever
No one was surprised when Egyptian actress Somaya Al Khashab described a rape scene she had to film 18 times as the hardest of her career.
July 7, 2014
Hailed by The New York Times as the “hottest artist on the classical music planet,” Lang wowed the Lebanese crowd at the opening performance of this year's Byblos International Festival on Thursday evening.
They'd been separated for over a year, but George Kurdahi managed to do some marriage magic and bring a couple back together on his show.
Basma Bousel gave her and Tamer Hosny's fans something to smile about this week!
Kinda Alloush compares each acting role to a different dish... our guess is as good as yours!
Shotgun Wedding? If Amal Alamuddin is 3 months pregnant with Clooney's baby, that explains the rushed engagement!
So scandalous! Is Amal Alamuddin really pregnant with George Clooney's baby before they walked down the aisle?
President Clooney? George wants to enter the White House and Amal Alamuddin will help him do just that!
What a lovely wife-to-be lawyer Amal Alamuddin is for helping George Clooney achieve his ambitions for entering the White House.
Star Wars Episode VII, filmed partially in the UAE, adds two stars to cast list as release date moved up a week
Abu Dhabi is the lucky locale of the latest sequence from Star Wars, which has recently updated its cast list and release date.
This week brings hippies inhabiting Israel the chance to relive memories at the sixth annual Jerusalem Woodstock Revival on July 10.
July 6, 2014
Facebook group calls for the cancellation of Nelly Karim's "inappropriate" TV drama "Women's Prison"
A Facebook group has been created to petition for the cancellation of Nelly Karim's latest TV drama "Sijn Al Nisa'a" (Women's Prison).
Late Lebanese singer Suzan Tamim's father is suing the cast and crew of TV drama "The Trial."
We always want what we can't have, and to some women that includes a married Hani Salama!
Mohammad Fouad has been a naughty boy, well, viewers of his prank show seem to think so!
Last month, the world was happy to learn that Yosra el Lozy's finally pregnant, and that's why doctors have ordered her to stay in bed!
Action actor Ahmed el Sakka looked far from brave when he was pranked by Ramez Galal on his hit show "Ramez Qirsh Al Bahr" (Ramez, Shark of the Sea) last week.
July 5, 2014
19-year-old Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Gigi Hadid is garnering more attention thanks to a risque new fragrance ad for Tom Ford Velvet Orchid.
July 3, 2014
The Algeria team don't want Ahlam's promised money for the goals they scored in the FIFA World Cup.
"Don't Cross the Line" Assi! Moroccan Fatima al Arousi hits back at Helani's insulting single "Satta" with a song
Moroccan singer Fatima al Arousi wasn't impressed at all by Lebanese singer Assi Helani's Moroccan single "Satta" and hit back at him with a song of her own!
Singer Amr Diab recorded 8 songs for his TV drama debut next Ramadan.
Renowned Syrian actor Adham al Mulla passes away at the age of 82 on Wednesday morning.
A few bombings or terrorist attacks in Lebanon didn't scare Nancy Ajram, as she went ahead with her planned Beirut concert as scheduled!
Here's where to go and how to have fun this holy month in Egypt.
July 2, 2014
With their careers keeping them apart, married Lebanese stars Yousif Al Khal and Nicole Saba are supportive but sad.
Egyptian comedian actor Ahmed Helmy clears the air about his connection with soccer player Lionel Messi.
Jamal Suliman is careful to spare the feelings of his son Mohammad when it comes to Facebook!
Everybody loves Syrian superstar Asala Nasri, just ask her Facebook followers!
Cairo hosts its first ever Sofar concert, part of a global movement that brings live music to people’s living rooms.
Twitter users gave Syria's famous Bab al-Hara TV soap opera a Lebanese twist Monday, with people making jokes about common national stereotypes they said would creep into the popular Ramadan show if it was set in Beirut rather than Damascus.
Now George Clooney's parents jet into Lake Como ahead of wedding of the year... after Amal visits Italian villa with her mother.
Yikes! Mohammad Assaf can't get out of bed thanks to a health glitch!
In light of Lebanon’s recent spate of bombings, raids and clashes, you might assume British soul singer Joss Stone was a bit nervous when she flew into Beirut Tuesday night, but she got her game face on and made her way there.
The 29th Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts was a grand slam success with A-list stars storming the stage and fans that followed them to the Roman city.
July 1, 2014
The recent political remarks made by Egyptian actor Amro Waked, which many had opposed, have negatively impacted his latest television drama “Ahil Iskandaria” (the People of Alexandria).
The joke's on you Ramiz! Athar Al Hakim had the court rule against airing her controversial episode on the prank show
After claiming that filming the episode nearly cost her her life, Egyptian actress Athar Al Hakim won a lawsuit against the prank show “Ramiz Qirsh Al Bahr” (Ramiz Shark of the Sea) .
The Lebanese diva's "Words on Papers" season has commenced, and she wants to know what you think, assuming it's positive, of course.
As can be expected, Syria’s once-proud television drama and comedy industry continues to decline. This season, the few shows that exist are not as well done as years before the crisis began.
Haifa Wehbe and Myriam Fares are both making their TV drama debuts this Ramadan, but their characters have already been criticised for being way way too similar!
Poor Lebanese singer Qamar almost got killed this week. Why would anyone want her dead?
Pascale Machaalani was set to host her annual concert in Tunisia, when something horrific forced her to cancel.
Rumor has it that Janet Jackson is fasting this Ramadan!
Fayrouz released a little religious somethin' somethin' just before Ramadan in tribute to her late hubby
As Muslims focus on their faith, classic Christian-background songstress Fayrouz released a music video, paying tribute to her late hubby
Muslims might be fasting and all that jazz, but some deem the Ramadan dramas promote decadence instead.
June 30, 2014
Amy Samir Ghanem is working with comedian Ahmed Helmy on a new "psychological" project this Ramadan.
"His Excellency" cost the most money of any Egyptian drama to make this Ramadan, but it's getting high viewership as well.
Between 9 and 24 July, the Cairo Opera House will hold a series of Ramadan evenings at the Open Air Theatre featuring Egyptian musicians as well as troupes from Sudan and Indonesia.
Klink defends Assad support following alleged meeting over the weekend.
Legendary singer Sabah has been in the business for as long as we can remember, and MTV Lebanon are now honoring her for all her achievements.
The Egyptian artist is making some serious bank for his Ramadan serial “His Excellency” (“Saheb El-Sa’ada”).
Grammy-winning R&B singer CeeLo Green will be performing at Independence Park in Jerusalem on August 19, the musician’s first concert in Israel.
Lebanese star Carole Samaha recently won the World Music Award for Best Performing Artist in the Middle East, and now she's been dubbed Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Global Network for Rights and Development.
Balancing his work on his upcoming album and a month-long trip to Paris, Ragheb Alama is one busy dude.