The famous twosome have divorced professionally.
Darb 1718 is 'da place to be on Saturday! Salalem, Like Jelly and Rassef L'bkariya will be bustin' loose
Whether you don't have Saturday night plans, or even if you do, ditch them, 'cause Darb 1718 in downtown Cairo is the place to be come March 8.
March 6, 2014
Welcome home, Hosny! Our fave Egyptian superstar is back where he belongs with his adoring Egyptian fans.
Who needs real-life man drama when you can have it in a fictional one? Not Egyptian actress Zeina she doesn't!
Fifi Abdo and Hisham Abbas's nighttime talk show "Ahla Masa" (Good Evening) is not going off-air.
Showing off her seductive moves, boasting about an overabundance of shoes, and suggesting she's got a tattoo on a concealed part of her body are just few of the ways that Haifa Wehbe offended many on her "This is Talk" appearance with show host Adel Karam.
While en route to Geneva for a film festival featuring his latest work "Ladder to Damascus", Mohammad Malas was question for five hours, then finally released.
Myriam Fares talks about her debut on the Dubai stage in the international musical production Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story.
Cyrine Abdelnour finally finishes filming her upcoming reality TV show “Bila Hudood” (Without Limits).
In her latest solo exhibition 'Cinderella Tales' which opened 16 Feb at Mashrabia Gallery, Egyptian artist Shayma Kamel tackles disparities between representation and reality in contemporary Egyptian society.
March 5, 2014
Myriam Fares is playing the role of a prostitute in her first ever acting experience.
Turkey's Islamic-rooted government has banned the x-rated film 'Nymphomaniac' because of its sex scenes.
The multiplex screening films that won an Oscar is not that far away, but Muscat residents won't go the distance to do so.
On a phone interview with Raja Naser Al Din and Rudolf Hilal on the show "Bikhsoos Hal Shi" (With Regards to the Matter), Haifa Wehbe shut down an insulting comment from her fellow celeb.
Thank God for self-extinguishing candles because 48 would be too many to blow out herself!
Thank you MBC for bringing us yet another regional version of a worldwide hit talent show.
Saudi "Al Farabi' are the new "It" band. Get ready, their music and lyrics are like nothing you've ever heard before.
Madeline Matar is joining Sayidaty Magazine's campaign against obesity. Will she reach her target and lose 8kg in 2 months?
"Cate of Arabia" admits to sleeping with her Oscar after winning the award for her role in "Blue Jasmine"
The Academy Award winning star with Arab acting roots has confessed to sleeping with her Oscar. Cate Blanchett bared the truth on The Ellen DeGeneres show.
Musical goddess Majida Al Roumi has decided return after 13 years to help promote tourism in Egypt.
March 4, 2014
Here's what Mona Zaki wrote to her fans for their support while she was in the hospital.
American comedian actress Tina Fey is set to star in the upcoming film adaptation of Kim Barker's best-selling book "The Taliban Shuffle."
Tamer Hosny was warmly received by fans but not the weather as severe weather caused a car accident among his band members traveling to the airport while on tour in the US.
Safa Sultan has begun filming scenes for her upcoming TV drama "Women's Illnesses" in Egypt.
Mai Hariri was rushed to hospital after losing consciousness on Sunday night.
She's outta this world! George Clooney's Lebanese lover had stronger gravitational pull than the Oscars
Despite his starring role in the seven Academy Award winning film "Gravity", George Clooney was notably missing from the Oscars. Looks like the Middle East has been pulling on his heart strings.
Little did any of us know that Cate Blanchett has some very old roots in the Arab world!
With the SodaStream scandal all behind her, Scarlett Johansson is expecting something great in her future with fiancé Romain Dauriac.
Ramy Ayach's mother passes away on Monday evening.
Is it true? Is Suhair Ramzi really planning on taking off her headscarf?
March 3, 2014
Things don't seem to be going in Ahmed Ezz's way this month, as he's now facing a new dilemma in his work life.
Dubai International Film Festival jury head favorite and "Blue Jasmine" lead actress, Cate Blanchett obtains the Oscar for "Best Actress in a Leading Role".
Lights, camera, close the slammer! A very naughty trio are doing some jail time in Cairo in a stage built by the production company "Al Adel Group".
Bahaa Soltan has come up with an unusual name for his upcoming album, which is set for release next month.
It's hard to move on in life after losing a child, but Hany Shaker's daughter's deathbed request has pushed him to launch "The Dearest of People" at last.
Having a bun in the oven, won't stop Donia Samir Ghanem from claiming her spot on the silver screen this Ramadan, especially not when her sister Amy is already in the holy month lineup.
'Live' highs and lows of Oscars 2014: How it went down min-by-min for "The Square" and "Omar" makers
We had high hopes for our region's Academy Award nominated-films, but the names of other films were announced winners instead. Here's the play-by-play of what happened, live-blogging style!
Is Tamer Hosny getting influenced by the likes of Snoop Dogg, or is the mystery blond he was pictured with just a friend?
We haven't seen her in a new film for a while now, but Ghada Adel is back into the movie scene with Egyptian comedian actor Mohammad Hunaidi.
After Tweeting a picture signing an obscure document about a week ago, Carole Samaha kept her fans on the edge of their seats as they waited to hear where in Europe she was agreeing to hold a gig.
March 2, 2014
Nancy Ajram teased her fans with a brand new look in a teaser from her upcoming music video.
A "very zen" Jen has a surprise up her sleeve: JLo gives the lowdown on how she'll "Live it Up" in UAE
Jennifer Lopez is beginning a fresh, new project that will debut at none other than her Dubai World Cup concert later this month.
Never a dull moment in Egypt! Here a list of where to go and what to see around the country this week.
Celebrating AD's Symbolic Birthplace: Thousands attend Qasr Al Hosn Festival in its 10-day run this year
Annual cultural festival attracted tens of thousands of visitors during 10 days of heritage-themed public programme and an international performance.
In tonight's Oscars, three wonderful Arab films will be competing for the famous golden statue. Who will win?
Janet Jackson's marriage to her Qatari billionaire may no longer be on "Dream Street", but the d-word isn't on the agenda, friends of the superstar assure.
US pop singer Katy Perry’s new Egyptian-themed music video "Dark Horse" has been digitally edited after an online outcry.
Cities across the Middle East have produced cover music videos for Pharrell Williams' Oscar-nominated, No. 1 hit "Happy", and now the rapper is rehearsing to perform the joyful number during the Academy Award ceremony on Sunday night.
If you're in Cairo or Alexandria in March, here are the music events you can attend this week!
Dalia Al Buhairi's ex-husband tragically passed away two weeks ago. Now, she's trying to put her life back together.
March 1, 2014
He's turned roles in major productions past, but now he's on his way to international stardom in the upcoming film "A to B".
Diana Haddad's Hala February Festival concert was a huge success with her fans.
February 28, 2014
In a bold and unique step, MTV Lebanon are broadcasting a new Arabic TV series on a daily basis, much like the popular Turkish and Latin soaps.
Bumluck for the charity auction guest who paid to meet the starlet caught in the SodaStream scandal. After her Oxfam ambassador resignation, the bidder will no longer get the chance to walk the red carpet and hang with the Scarlett Johansson at the Captain America 2 premiere after party.
February 27, 2014
Samira Said is finally back on the scene with her latest single "Mazal" (Still).
As the Peter Pan: The Never Ending Story Arena World Tour gets closer to showtime, the show’s cast members are doing some good for Dubai’s children before heading off to their next tour destination.
After the Lebanese satellite channel "Al Jadeed" reported salaries of some of the region's celebs, Ragheb Alama speaks out on social media that the numbers were far from realistic.
After a highly-successful Season 1, Egypt's first reality TV show for entrepreneurs "El Mashrou3" is back for round two!
Scarlett Johansson stepped down as ambassador for Oxfam last month due to a difference of opinion in regards to the boycott of all trade from Israeli settlements but determines she doesn't see herself as a role model and never wanted to "step into those shoes".
Lebanese-Mexican Salma Hayek's brother was involved in a horrific car crash. While he got away with injuries, his passenger, Grammy-award winning photographer Ian Cuttler Sala, sadly didn't survive.
Zoom over to the Abu Dhabi Corniche on Friday, February 28 to see pop princess Nancy Ajram and folk musician Ramy Ayach rev their musical engines for a performance that will lift us to cloud nine.
A “Japanese Traditional Music Concert” was held at the Japanese Consul General’s residence last weekend in Jeddah which saw the talented Wacocoro Brothers perform.
February 26, 2014
Get your shopping list ready and your notebook open for two celebrity signatures at the World Trade Center Mall tomorrow, February 27. Maya Diab and Ragheb Alama will be all yours at 6:30pm.
No "Fame" and perhaps less fortune are in store for Amr Diab with the postponement of his Ramadan drama until next year.
It was "Up in the Air", but now it appears George Clooney is in fact in love with that Lebanese tease
Let the rumors run rampant once more: George Clooney could be in love with Amal Alamuddin after all. The two were seen in the White House getting pretty cozy with each other during a private screening of "Monuments Men".
After each actor going their own way in showbiz, Syrian actors Bassam Kousa and Abbas al-Noury are joining forces once again!
Making the ME proud: Bahraini filmmaker first Arab to take part in Manhattan International Film Festival
A Bahraini man is making the Arab world proud by being the first filmmaker to take part in New York’s “Manhattan International Film Festival” (MIFF).
Has Egyptian actress Mervat Amin finally found a film that's good enough to mark her comeback? We'll ask Hamada Helal about that!
In a daytime drama first, the long-running US hit TV soap “The Bold & the Beautiful” is coming to the UAE.
Young Egyptian singer and former Arab Idol contestant will debut his first ever music video on the music TV channel Mazzika.
Jolie wants the extraordinary story of Louis Zamperini, an Olympian and World War II hero, to be an inspiration for all, and see that "the resilience and strength of the human spirit is an extraordinary thing".
Buddy Valastro has risen to fame on the reality show "The Cake Boss", and now he's considering spreading his business across the world to Bahrain.
February 25, 2014
Salma Al Masri returns to our TV screens as a Minister's wife with Ayman Zeidan.
Yousra's new role in the historical TV drama series “Saraya Abdeen” (Abdeen Palace) is making her more nervous than she anticipated.
Muslims worldwide demanded that Katy Perry's Egyptian-themed music video "Dark Horse" be taken down from YouTube for insulting Muslims.
The UK singer-songwriter and "R U Crazy" hitmaker is making his way to the UAE for the second time in one month.
Get ready for Cairo's annual jazz festival, which will see performances in Cairo Jazz Club and in Al-Azhar Park.
Fans of Rouwaida Attieh have added insult to injury, suggesting that the Syrian songstress must be with child because a picture of her in the hospital indicates she's gained a few.
Asala Nasri loves to give us a piece of her mind. Now, she's dishing out some relationship advice based on the Ahmed Ezz-Zeina story!
Angelina Jolie kissed the country goodbye after spending three days in Lebanon, drawing attention to the Syrian refugee crisis by rubbing shoulders with Prime Minister Tammam Salam and President Michel Sleiman.
With her very Cleopatra-like "Dark Horse" clip now in the books, pop star Katy Perry may be moving into the world of cinema, auditioning for a "xXx" role alongside Vin Diesel after he finishes up filming "Fast & Furious 7" in Abu Dhabi.
Jennifer Lopez strutted her stuff on American Idol wearing a number designed by Dubai-based fashion designer Rami al-Ali, perhaps in honor of her upcoming UAE gig.
February 24, 2014
International folk singer Hakim sings the theme tune of Haifa Wehbe's new movie "Halawet Rouh" (Sweetness of the Soul) and makes an appearance in it too!
"Arab Idol" winner Carmen Suleiman says she wants to wait three years to say "I do" to a TBD hubby.
After tickets sold out in just two hours for the "Layla" songster's Bahrain gig next month, disappointed fans are pleading for more space to be made available.
Somaya al Khashab is looking slimmer than she has in a while, thanks to her stomach-reduction surgery!
American rapper Pharrell Williams' global hit "Happy" has inspired cover videos around the world, and now Amman, Jordan has gotten in the mood too.
Zeina has finally admitted that she's no papers to prove her secret marriage to Ahmed Ezz, because it was all done orally!
Kevin Spacey's political drama "House of Cards" is one of the highest-viewed shows of OSN in the Middle East.
Film review: "Family Secrets" disappoints moviegoers, falsely posing as daring work on homosexuality
Director Hany Fawzi's film Asrar Aa'eleya (Family Secrets), anticipated for its focus on a homosexual protagonist, fails to deliver and portrays homosexuality in a bad light.
In a surprising moment during a Miley Cyrus concert in Los Angeles on Saturday, the Bangerz songstress locked lips with Katy Perry, who released a music video for her hit song "Dark Horse" last week with a totally Ancient Egypt theme.
Dominique Hourani had to give up custody of her only daughter in order to get divorced from her husband (and the father of their child) Riza!
February 23, 2014
Lucky us, we get to see her face on not one, but two shows this upcoming holy month.
Check out the sweet action times ahead in Cairo and Alexandria over the next 7 days that can be yours for the attending.
Pop stars Egyptian themed "Dark Horse" hitmaker Katy Perry and Dubai VDay performer Rita Ora made catwalk cameos at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday after they were forced to walk down the runway prior to the show kicking off to get to their seats.
Zeina is still waiting to go to court and prove her secret marriage to Ahmed Ezz really is true.
Katy Perry isn't the first pop star to incorporate the luxury of lavish ancient Egypt into her musical aspirations.
The Rolling Stones made their Abu Dhabi debut on Friday, and it was a concert to remember.
Something is strikingly familiar about the characters in the upcoming Ramadan drama "Atata and the Limbi" starring Mohammed Saed. The Egyptian comedy actor is bringing back the two characters presented before in his film "Oukal".
Hanan Turk turned down a role in Mohammed Hunaidi's new cartoon series. Luckily, Amy Samir Ghanem stepped up to the part instead!