April 17, 2015
The "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" new trailer opens in on the desert planet Jaku (aka Abu Dhabi!). Read all about it here.
April 16, 2015
Ahmed Ezz is in the Egyptian spotlight often, be it for his artistic talents or some scandal, and his latest attention grabbing act was sporting a new look that Wafaa Amer assures she has no probs with.
Mohammed Assaf is doing something he's never done before!
Mohammed Assaf's upcoming concert is taking place in Amman.
Myriam Fares was one of several Arab celebs that hit up a Kuwaiti royal wedding where VIP guests were presented with diamond rings!
Bassem Youssef's satirical TV program "El Bernameg" is the first Egyptian and Arab program to win similar award.
Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny is a raging success in Europe!
She's lost weight, looks great, and is ready for the camera again in "Yana Yanty" TV series with actress Fifi Abdo at her side.
Pitbull has flown in, Najwa Karam's warming up the vocal chords, and other superstars are ensuring this will be a weekend to remember at the Formula One Gulf Air Grand Prix celebrations at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC).
April 15, 2015
OMG! Paris Hilton is coming to Abu Dhabi this April!
Oops, did Mohammad Assaf do it again? Did he play with Zein Al Masri's heart and get lost in the game?
A new law bans gays from entering Egypt... too bad for Omar Sharif's grandson!
Hala Turk and her step-mom Dounia Batma express their love for one another in a new sweet duet.
The Vamps kicked off the Bahrain Formula One concerts, and DJ Paul van Dyk will be shutting it down.
Just last weekend The Vamps steamed up Bahrain with their smokin' hot songs, and now it looks like their next dose of catchy tunes will be a little bit trippy and more MGMT inspired.
Kim Kardashian was rumored to visit Jordan with her family, but looks like she changed her destination to Paris instead!
Will Dubai dig the tunes of Deacon Blue again after 13 years?
Haifa Wehbe's first ever English music video featuring Casper Smart is finally out!
Haifa Wehbe's not only the most controversial celebrity this Ramadan, she also makes the most cash!
April 14, 2015
Jordan is bracing itself for Kim Kardashian's promised visit just as she rounds up her Holy land tour.
This year, the India by the Nile festival brought several components addressing Egypt's Bollywood lovers, uncovering – or reasserting – the unconditional passion that the population holds towards the Mumbai's riches.
Known for being an author and animated film creator, Marjane Satrapi is ready to reinvent herself.
Will his on again-off again gf Khloe K remain in the region to see French Montana perform at the JW Mariott Marquis on Thursday, April 23?
Syrian actress Lina Diab is nowhere to be found!
Vin Diesel will be filming scenes from his new film "Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk" in Iraq.
Saudi filmmakers celebrated the the second government-approved film festival in Saudi Arabia.
Only one more night until epic rapper Lil Jon bounces into the Emirates for a gig at Dubai's Cavalli Club on April 15.
She's become quite the fashion icon, we attribute it to her Beirut roots, but we're surprised Amal Clooney chose a biker jacket and jeans to visit her celebrity husband on set.
Baptizing baby North, meeting the Jerusalem mayor, and potentially crossing into Jordan to promote tourism all after spending five days in Kim's Armenian homeland make for one epic trip to the Holy Land.
April 13, 2015
Submit a video online of yourself busting out Nancy Ajram's "Nam Bi Albi" before May 2, and you may be able to share the stage with Nancy Ajram live and in person.
Game of Thrones remapped: What would Westeros be like if it was set in the Middle East?
Singer Samira Said to have Easter concert in Morocco!
April 12, 2015
The Vamps were so hot at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), they had to take their shirts off!
MEFCC event is a nirvana for comic book and film fans in the region and allows retailers to boost their sales.
Kuwaiti lawmakers warned they would take action if US rapper Akon's performance, planned for Saturday, went ahead.
The Egyptian movie “Factory Girl” will be shown in Swedish cinemas on April 24.
Talented Lebanese actor Issam Breidy passed away after a horrific car accident.
Kim and her family laid red tulips at the memorial complex marking the Armenian genocide that killed 1.5 million people.
April 11, 2015
Dubai is the next district to host the Hunger Games in the form of an epic new theme park!
April 10, 2015
Bahrain commemorated the 40th anniversary of the death of composer, singer, virtuoso oud player and actor Farid Al-Atrash.
April 9, 2015
Mayssa Karaa knows you can have a catchy tune, but if they lyrics aren't English, your song probs won't be an international hit.
Reality TV stars the Kardashians have started their tour of Armenia, where they'll be following in the footsteps of their ancestors.
The King of Rai was sentenced by the High Court of Paris for plagiarizing music from Cheb Rabah in Khaled's hit song "Didi". Read how much the talented singer is gonna have to pay out!
Mohammed Assaf marked the International Day of Mine Awareness & Assistance in Mine Action with a speech in his hometown Gaza.
The next Cairo Film Festival will have some legendary artists on the advisory committee.
She's making a name for herself in the music biz, and here's everything you need to know about Clarita de Quiroz ahead of tomorrow's gig.
Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef will take centre stage at the 58th New York Festivals' International Television & Film Awards in April.
Which artist will design the best Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings-themed shields at Middle East Comic Con this year?
April 8, 2015
One hundred years after the mass killings of Armenians, U.S. band "System of a Down" is marking the anniversary in Armenia.
The Vamps and DJ Otto Knows are only three days away from making Bahrain one happy kingdom.
Hip-hop legend Darryl McDaniels "DMC" is Bahrain bound next month.
Saudi weddings are incomplete without a DJ and many Saudi women are trying to carve out a career in this male-dominated industry.
Can Armenia handle the Kardashians? Reality clan home-bound to mark Armenian genocide's 100th anniversary
The Kardashian clan is flying out to Armenia to mark the 100th anniversary of the mass slaughter of ethnic Armenians in Ottoman Turkey.
Taking time off from looking stylish, high-profile lawyer Amal Clooney will be representing jailed former president of Maldives Mohamed Nasheed.
The late Egyptian singer Abdel Halim Hafez left a legacy that possibly inspired US pop stars Jay-Z and Timbaland in their song "Big Pimpin", which has a striking resemblance to the opening of Hafez's “Khosara Khosara”.
No longer just a rumor, beloved Algerian singer Souad Massi is making way to Egypt this month.
It's already album number five for the hit group.
April 7, 2015
Beirut went cray-cray over their beloved band, especially with all the new bells and whistles Mashrou’ Leila added to their concert experience.
As long as Amal is safe! Steer clear of George Clooney’s Italian villa or get fined $500 USD for it!
George Clooney makes his wife Amal's safety a priority by fining anyone within 100m of his Italian property $500 USD!
In war-torn Iraq, keeping track of sheet music is no guarantee, but permanent ink on the other hand...
How close is too close for a professional relationship where one colleague is in fact married already.
There's something different about Egyptian actor Ahmed Ezz's face!
Down in the dumps, Egypt? Hani Ramzy has the solution for you!
Syrian singer Hussain al Deek was attacked in Berlin for dedicating a song to Syrian President Assad?
Is it the end of the road for Egyptian actress Zeina in her legal battle against Ahmed Ezz?
It's about to get extra cray-cray at Cirque le Soir in Dubai.
Is Nancy Ajram joining The Voice Kids Arabia's judging panel?
April 6, 2015
Some Arab celebrities were verbally attacked by extremist Muslim social media users for celebrating Easter.
"Islamophobe" Bill Maher at it again, this time comparing former One Direction band member Zayn Malik to the Boston Marathon bomber.
Films from the Levant continue to thrive amongst US audiences.
This Thursday, Egypt will get a little taste of Palestine with Ramallah-based rapper Boikutt at the Sherazade Club for the Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival.
Barriers toppling over, fans literally fainting, one girl getting injured, and being stuck on a jet for 18 hours due to a sandstorm. After all that, can we ever expect One Direction to come back to Dubai?
While pretty much the whole region is in a frenzy over "Furious 7" since it was filmed in part in the UAE, others find the Arabic parts offensive.
Starz Play has officially launched in 17 countries across the MENA region.
Comic Con is coming to Dubai this weekend with an exciting line-up of some of pop culture's most-loved icons.
The Tetouan International Mediterranean Film Festival closed its doors in Morocco on Saturday, and Egyptian actor Asser Yassin went home the victor of the best actor award.
One Direction are already working on their new album following Zayn Malik's departure.
April 5, 2015
Lebanese singer Mayssa Karaa's rock concert in Abu Dhabi was a very successful one over the weekend.
Miss Piggy who? It's all about Egypt's new sassy puppet "Abla Fahita"!