US pop singer Janet Jackson has recently visited refugee camps in Palestine and Jordan.
Oh my Dubai! Liam Neeson will be attending the "Taken 3" premiere in the UAE this January!
Yemeni singer Arwa launched a surprising verbal attack on Algerian women by calling them "sluts"! She really has it in for them!
December 24, 2014
It won't be a wrapped present under the tree like we'd hoped, but that is a wrap on Samira Said's album. She'll be presenting it to us soon!
Danka, Dissidenten! Mohamed Mounir is unbelievably excited to make music around Europe with the German rock band.
Arabia's "Jon Stewart" is being charged millions of dollars in fines by a television channel that suspended his show. Apparently, making fun of the military doesn't go down well in Egypt.
December 23, 2014
The former Arab Idol contestant and her billionaire husband and business manager enjoyed the island life of the Maldives one year after they tied the knot.
The news is still steaming fresh that the former Coronation Street star has a bun in the oven, and now we've got the pics to prove it!
Covering the life and death of a mother in war-torn Syrian, "The Mother" directed by Bassel al-Khatib premiered at Damascus-based Cinema City on Sunday
Australia's beloved singer-songwriter and actress will be the main event at Clé Dubai's Australia Day gala on January 22.
They were screened at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival, and now these four films are in the running for Best Foreign Language Film Award at the 2015 Oscars.
December 22, 2014
Models and rock go together like peanut butter and jelly, that's code for Gigi Hadid and Cody Simpson
Bob Sinclair will bring the party to Parcha Ibiza and bust out the beats for "Love Generation" and "World, Hold On" on December 26.
Robert Cavalli himself will be hosting at Cavalli Club this NYE. It's gonna be epic.
Egyptians love them some Omar Khairat at the piano keys. He's back for another gig next week.
The Hala February Festival will kick off in Kuwait again in a matter of weeks, and this year's theme is humanitarian work. How fitting for Mohammad Assaf to have made the lineup!
We loved them about 40 years ago, and soon Muscat music lovers will get groovy with Boney M once again.
Turkey’s television regulator has handed a record fine to a popular game show for a segment where husbands were filmed dancing with other women as their wives looked on.
London's famous Globe Theatre brings Hamlet to Alexandria, Egypt, as part of the London theatre troupe's two-year world tour.
December 21, 2014
Myriam Fares has released her new album AMAN and she looks super sexy on the cover! More details inside!
Egyptian actor Hussein Fahmy celebrated Bahrain's special National Day celebration in Cairo.
She hasn't announced the name yet, but Sherine Abdel Wahab has snatched a role in a Ramadan 2015 show.
Bellydancer Dina can now dance all she wants after having her name cleared in "The Dancer" court case.
Lebanese fans that love them some Joe Raad should be stoked to hear that the artist is bringing a live performance to Le Royal Hotel in Beirut on New Year's Eve.
Be afraid, be very afraid. May Kassab warns the paparazzi they'll see a side of her never seen before if they follow her into a funeral.
Egyptian actor Khaled al Sawi is set to play a real-life TV judge in his upcoming show "Al Qadi" (The Judge).
Nothing Arabia loves more than an awkward celebrity death rumor.
She's got "The Voice" that Poland loves - will peeps in Dubai agree?
December 20, 2014
Syrian actor Fahd Najjar has died under mysterious circumstances in Syria.
December 19, 2014
Lebanese singer Yasmine Hamdan has entered the Oscars race with her single for Best Original Song at the 87th Academy Awards.
December 18, 2014
Old friends, new music video partners, Yara and Adel Karam share the screen for the songstress's newest clip "Ma Barif" (I Don't Know) from her album "Ayesh Bi Uyoni" (Living in My Eyes).
Kelsey Grammer's "Breaking the Bank" brought him Dubai, and we took full advantage.
We wouldn't want to be in the room if Ahlam were able to confront whomever posted the caricature of her head on a cow's body with the sign “I’m the cow Ahlam”.
Model Gigi Hadid looks like an Angel, but is she now a Victoria's Secret "Angel"?
Hit up her YouTube channel and you'll find Nicole Saba's Christmas gift of carols to her fans.
The Armenian belly dancer was Egypt's most popular person searched in Google this year.
Why was Hassan el Shafei the only person not dancing to Hussain al Jasmi's catchy "Good News" performance on the Arab Idol finale?
December 17, 2014
Actor and Singer Tamer Hosny has announced that his next acting project will be taking him back to the cinema!
Amr Diab will be returning to the small screen this Ramadan with a TV show AND ten new songs!
While one producer is accusing Ghada Abdel Razek of stealing his money, he's further claiming that she's been banned from acting in Egypt!
Ahmad Bugshan talks beats, music production and hip hop in Saudi Arabia!
Ahmed Ezz has once again refused a court order to get THAT DNA test done... Zeina must be fuming!
He shared his beliefs loud and proud through a Bible quote and some body ink, and now those against his faith are giving him flack.
In response to a social media question, J.K. Rowling announced that one of the Hogwarts students in her series was Jewish.
Absolut Base Camp at Live at Atlantis will feature DJ David Guetta as the painting team transforms attendees with UV facial art.
Tuesday, December 16th marked the passing of one of Egypt's most legendary directors. Nader Galal left a legacy of more than 50 films.
December 16, 2014
Spread the Holiday cheer by sharing YOUR Christmas celebration pictures with Al Bawaba, and you could be in for a chance to feature on our website.
Hani Ramzi gets Wafaa al Kilani's knickers in a twist as he presents her with boxer shorts live on air!
Visiting the UAE this week for the Dubai International Film Festival, Eva Longoria has revealed that she can relate to the struggle faced by the Arabs, and here's why...
Unafraid to be the religious minority, Syrian actor Qusai Khouli had this tattooed onto his body...
"Emirati" actress Mariam Hussein has posted an Instagram video which reveals her REAL ethnicity! Where in the world is she from?
Is Hussain al Jasmi really denying the huge favor Amro Mustafa did him by composing the "song of his career"?
Jewish bombshell and SodaStream advocate Scarlett Johansson, as well as Jewish funny man Jonah Hill surprised everyone with a live performance at Vice Media's 20th year celebration.
Moroccan film critic Noureddine Sail reveals the triumphs and challenges regional film production and festivals face.
Moving their entertainment to YouTube in 2015 might be the smartest things Dubai ON Demand has ever done.
ABC host Barbara Walters has named Amal Alamuddin "Most Fascinating Person of 2014" and you won't believe the reason behind it?
December 15, 2014
In the spirit of New Year's let's take a look at the giants of Egypt's entertainment business.
We've been waiting for ages through many postponements, but Mohammad Foad says his new album will be released during New Year's Eve celebrations! This is one old acquaintance that won't be forgot!
A UNESCO award-winning Iranian film titled "The Painting Pool" has entered the competition lineup of the 2015 Victoria Film Festival in Canada.
Has his gratitude for good health pushed him to up the religion aspect of his life? Ahmed Helmy hit up Saudi Arabia for the religious pilgrimage Umrah
Amal and George Clooney went out for dinner in LA... don't they have access to a kitchen away from their London home?
Hollywood beauty Eva Longoria looked red carpet-ready as she attended the Dubai International Film Festival press conference on Sunday.
Beating out "Hunger Games: Mockingjay" by a long stretch, the controversially Caucasian "Exodus: Gods and Kings" is North America's no. 1 movie right now.
Desperate Housewives starlet Eva Longoria was in Dubai for the The Global Gift Gala fundraiser; she's just too good to be true!
Friday and Sunday night left fans' love tanks filled with good "Air Supply" as the Aussie soft rock group jammed the nights away at Tel Aviv's Heichal Hatarbut.
December 14, 2014
Suha Arraf's debut at the big screen with Villa Touma has brought much heated discussion. More details about the highly-controversial movie inside...
Rallying Syrian spirit for her co-patriot competitor, actress Karis Bashar was in the audience for the semi final episode of "Arab Idol".
The region's hottest stars will warm up the January cold of the Dubai Shopping Festival Celebration Nights.
Majida el Roumi graced the stage in Amman on Friday, with a beautiful concert filled with "Love and Peace."
"The Theory of Everything," a film based on Stephen Hawking and his wife's life, made it to the big screen at the Dubai International Film Festival.
After months of tough competition, Syrian singer Hazem Shareef claimed the Arab Idol winning title.
Looking out for local interests too, the Dubai International Film Festival that's currently underway has included 17 films in its Enjaaz program.
December 12, 2014
They've been pretty much absent from films, in heroine roles at least, but Salma Hayek is hoping to remedy the lack of Arab women in cinema.