Al Bawaba - Entertainment http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/%2A en Less is more: Maha Ahmad is looking might fine minus a few kilos http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/maha-ahmad-606031 <p>Egyptian actress Maha Ahmad has come to be famous for her comedian roles as the overweight girl in most of her films. In the past year, Maha had decided to change her look completely and go on a very strict diet to take off all the excess fat.</p> <p>According to Laha Magazine, as a result of the diet, Maha has lost over 20 kilos and is looking skinnier than she has ever been.</p> <p>Recently, Maha posted a photo of herself alongside her husband actor Majdi Kamel on her official page on Instagram wearing an eloquent black dress and looking better than ever.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/maha-ahmad-606031" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/MahaAhmad_shocks_fans__fb.jpg" alt="A slimmer trimmer Maha Ahmad. (Image: Facebook)" title="A slimmer trimmer Maha Ahmad. (Image: Facebook)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/maha-ahmad-606031#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:59:45 +0000 606031 at http://www.albawaba.com Hani Shaker to tour around Egypt on a cause for his country http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/hani-shaker-606027 <p>He loves his home country like the next guy, but <a title="Raw talent! Hani wows at the Cairo Opera House despite recent back surgery!" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/hani-shaker-584179" target="_blank">Hani Shaker</a> is tired of just standing around saying it. He's putting your money where his mouth is.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/hani-shaker-606027" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Hani_Shaker_on_tour_fb.jpg" alt="Hani Shaker sings for his country." title="Hani Shaker sings for his country." class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/hani-shaker-606027" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/hani-shaker-606027#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:55:42 +0000 606027 at http://www.albawaba.com Their relationship is no longer hair-y: Ahlam and Joe Raad are A-ok again http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ahlam-joe-raad-606011 <p>Love was in the air that day and not just the romantic kind. When Asala Nasri's daughter <a title="Ramy over Amr? Asala Nasri&#039;s daughter Sham switched wedding singers at the last minute" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/asala-nasri-shams-wedding-603987" target="_blank">Sham tied the knot to her now hubby earlier this month</a> in Sharm El Sheikh, Ahlam and <a title="joeraad.com" href="http://www.joeraad.com/careers.html" target="_blank">celebrity hair stylist Joe Raad</a> said "I do" want to be friends again.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/ahlam-joe-raad-606011" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Ahlam_and_Joe_Raed.jpg" alt="Ahlam knows Joe Raad is the man! " title="Ahlam knows Joe Raad is the man! " class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ahlam-joe-raad-606011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ahlam-joe-raad-606011#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Rumor Has It Latest News Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:20:46 +0000 606011 at http://www.albawaba.com Not you as well! Ghada Adel latest celeb to pull out of "Saraya Abdeen" sequel - Did anyone stay put? http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ghada-adel-saraya-abdeen-606003 <p dir="ltr">Yet <a title="Saraya Abdeen" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/saraya-abdeen-600470" target="_blank">another celeb has pulled out of the sequel</a> to the historical thriller TV drama "Saraya Abdeen," including the show's own director&nbsp;Amro Arafa and its stars&nbsp;Carmen Libs and Dalia Mustafa.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/ghada-adel-saraya-abdeen-606003" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/GhadaAdel_withdraws_FB.jpg" alt="Adel won&#039;t be making a comeback to &quot;Saraya Abdeen&quot; next Ramadan! (Image: Facebook)" title="Adel won&#039;t be making a comeback to &quot;Saraya Abdeen&quot; next Ramadan! (Image: Facebook)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ghada-adel-saraya-abdeen-606003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ghada-adel-saraya-abdeen-606003#comments ENTERTAINMENT Rumor Has It Latest News Egypt Middle East Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:05:57 +0000 606003 at http://www.albawaba.com Tamer Hosny FAN-atic takes her obsession to his front door - threatens suicide unless he faces the music http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/tamer-hosny-605973 <p><a title="Tamer acting " href="http://www.albawaba.com/al-bawaba-buzz/tamer-hosny-577752" target="_blank">Tamer Hosny</a> is used to facing hoards of screaming fans anywhere he steps foot, but that doesn't mean he was prepared for one super fan's death scare earlier last week!</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/tamer-hosny-605973" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/TAMER_HOSNY_AND_HAGER_TWITTER.jpg" alt="Tamer poses with his &quot;biggest&quot; fan! (Image: Twitter)" title="Tamer poses with his &quot;biggest&quot; fan! (Image: Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/tamer-hosny-605973" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/tamer-hosny-605973#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:44:57 +0000 605973 at http://www.albawaba.com RedFestDXB: Irish pop-rockers The Script set to open at Dubai's February music fest http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/redfest-dxb-605903 <p><a title="the script music" href="http://www.thescriptmusic.com/gb/home" target="_blank">Irish pop-rock band The Script</a> will headline the first night of 2015’s RedFestDXB two-day concert. </p> <p>The trio, whose fourth studio album No Sound Without Silence was released days ago, have become an international phenomenon since their 2008 debut.Fronted by Danny O’Donoghue, who also served as a coach on reality show The Voice UK, the group are known for their melodic radio-friendly hits like Breakeven and Hall of Fame (with will.i.am).</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/redfest-dxb-605903" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/The_Script_Fb.jpg" alt="Another exciting concert added to the RedFestDXB lineup. (Image: Facebook)" title="Another exciting concert added to the RedFestDXB lineup. (Image: Facebook)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.khaleejtimes.com" title="Khaleej Times" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/44.png" title="Khaleej Times" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 Khaleej Times. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/redfest-dxb-605903" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/redfest-dxb-605903#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz UAE Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:33:06 +0000 605903 at http://www.albawaba.com Shout out to Saudi! DJ Omar Basaad is the first Arab EDM producer nominated for MTV EMAs http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/mtv-emas-2014-605901 <p>Nominees have been announced for the <a title="MTV Emas" href="http://tv.mtvema.com/" target="_blank">2014 MTV Europe Music Awards</a> with <a title="&quot;Dark Horse&quot; Katy Perry transforms into Egyptian Queen Cleopatra in new music vid" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/katy-perry-cleopatra-556032" target="_blank">Katy Perry</a> leading the pack with seven nominations.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/mtv-emas-2014-605901" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/DJ_MTV_EMAS_TW.jpg" alt="Omar Basaad stands a chance at snatching the title &quot;Best Middle East Artist&quot; at the upcoming MTV EMAs. (Image: Twitter)" title="Omar Basaad stands a chance at snatching the title &quot;Best Middle East Artist&quot; at the upcoming MTV EMAs. (Image: Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.saudigazette.com.sa" title="The Saudi Gazette" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1526.png" title="The Saudi Gazette" border="0" /></a> © Copyright 2014 The Saudi Gazette. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/mtv-emas-2014-605901" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/mtv-emas-2014-605901#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:25:02 +0000 605901 at http://www.albawaba.com Zeina makes it her "mission possible" to take a selfie with Hollywood hunk Tom Cruise http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/zeina-tom-cruise-605891 <p dir="ltr">Egyptian actress Zeina is making headlines and for once it doesn't involve a secret husband or a set of <a title="Zeina twins" href="http://www.albawaba.com/rumor-has-it/ahmed-ezz-zeina-573570" target="_blank">twins in need of a paternity test</a>!</p> <p dir="ltr">The starlet was pictured posing alongside none other than International US movie star Tom Cruise. What could possibly have brought these two together?</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/zeina-tom-cruise-605891" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/TomCruise_AND_Zeina_TWITTER.jpg" alt="Tom grins as he poses for a picture with Zeina! (Image: Twitter)" title="Tom grins as he poses for a picture with Zeina! (Image: Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/zeina-tom-cruise-605891" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/zeina-tom-cruise-605891#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Egypt International Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:13:57 +0000 605891 at http://www.albawaba.com The big reveal! Ruby's secret husband's identity is finally unveiled http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ruby-605849 <p dir="ltr">Shortly after <a title="Ruby marriage" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ruby-603915" target="_blank">Maryhane&nbsp;admitted that her sister Ruby really is married</a> - as suspected - the identity of her mysterious groom has been revealed!</p> <p dir="ltr">Yep! If you were dying to know who Ruby walked down the isle to, you can put your mind at ease because it's none other than director Sameh Abdel Aziz, reports Sayidaty.net.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/ruby-605849" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Ruby_s_husband_s_identitY_revealed.jpg" alt="Turns out Ruby and Sameh have been married for five months! (Image: Albawaba edit)" title="Turns out Ruby and Sameh have been married for five months! (Image: Albawaba edit)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ruby-605849" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ruby-605849#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Love Bites Latest News Egypt Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:36:11 +0000 605849 at http://www.albawaba.com Girl power: Iran female cineastes partake in Women’s Cinema Confab in US http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/women-iran-cinema-605747 <p>Four Iranian female cineastes have participated in the Global Women’s Cinema Conference held at the Humanities Institute of the Stony Brook University in New York.</p> <p>Fereshteh Taerpour (producer), Negar Azarbaijan (director), Niki Karimi (actress and director) and Ghazal Shakeri (actress) are Iranian representative at the gala.</p> <p>Azarbayjani’s feature-length movie&nbsp;<em>Facing Mirrors&nbsp;</em>was screened at the conference kicked off on September 18.</p> <p>The film, centered on the transgender issue, has received numerous international awards.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/women-iran-cinema-605747" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/female_cinema_iran.jpg" alt="Fereshteh Taerpour (producer), Negar Azarbaijan (director), Niki Karimi (actress and director) and Ghazal Shakeri (actress) are Iranian representative at the gala. (Image: Press TV)" title="Fereshteh Taerpour (producer), Negar Azarbaijan (director), Niki Karimi (actress and director) and Ghazal Shakeri (actress) are Iranian representative at the gala. (Image: Press TV)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.presstv.ir" title="Press TV" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/701.png" title="Press TV" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 Press TV. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/women-iran-cinema-605747" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/women-iran-cinema-605747#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Movie Reviews International Iran Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:23:19 +0000 605747 at http://www.albawaba.com Get ready to laugh your head off at Egypt’s first ever Comix Week http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/egypt-comix-605695 <p>Organised by the Goethe and French institutes, Safsafa Publishing House and supported by the Delegation of the European Union to Egypt, the week will include many activities with participation by artists from Egypt, Germany and France.&nbsp;</p> <p>Exhibitions, workshops and lectures, and meetings between artists and publishers are among the highlights of the event.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/egypt-comix-605695" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/egyot_comix.jpg" alt="The first large-scale event dedicated to comics in Egypt will take place between 22 and 27 September across Cairo and Alexandria.(Image: Al Ahram)" title="The first large-scale event dedicated to comics in Egypt will take place between 22 and 27 September across Cairo and Alexandria.(Image: Al Ahram)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://english.ahram.org.eg" title="Al-Ahram Gate" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/908.png" title="Al-Ahram Gate" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Al-Ahram Publishing House </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/egypt-comix-605695" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/egypt-comix-605695#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Egypt Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:40:53 +0000 605695 at http://www.albawaba.com Is she calling backsies? Sulaf Fawakherji may have taken the "Shajarit Al Dur" part back from Ghada Abdel Razek http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/sulaf-fawakherji-ghada-abdel-razek-605277 <p>Ok, we'll be honest, the two stars are giving press the silent treatment at the moment, while the mystery remains of which of them will play the leading role in the upcoming TV drama "Shajarit Al Dur".</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/sulaf-fawakherji-ghada-abdel-razek-605277" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Will_Sulaf_Fawakhirji_replace_Ghada_AbdelRazik.jpg" alt="Which of these two ladies will it be?" title="Which of these two ladies will it be?" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/sulaf-fawakherji-ghada-abdel-razek-605277" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/sulaf-fawakherji-ghada-abdel-razek-605277#comments ENTERTAINMENT Rumor Has It Latest News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:00:00 +0000 605277 at http://www.albawaba.com Halima Poland touts tourism in Egypt through an appeal to her fellow celebs http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/halima-poland-605275 <p>She might be from Kuwait, but she sure loves her some Egypt ever since she began to host a TV show in the North African country.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/halima-poland-605275" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/HALIMA_BOLLAND_to_my_fans_fb_1.jpg" alt="Kuwaiti hottie Halima Poland is spreading her love of Egypt to her fellow celebs. (Image: Twitter)" title="Kuwaiti hottie Halima Poland is spreading her love of Egypt to her fellow celebs. (Image: Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/halima-poland-605275" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/halima-poland-605275#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Fri, 19 Sep 2014 06:00:00 +0000 605275 at http://www.albawaba.com Menna Shalabi a belly dancer? Maybe she got it from her Mamma! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/menna-shalabi-605369 <p dir="ltr">There are so many reasons to be excited about <a title="Menna dating" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/menna-shalabi-mahmoud-abdel-aziz-597405" target="_blank">Menna Shalabi</a>'s return to Egyptian cinema, the most exciting one - and this one's for all her male fans - being her upcoming role as a belly dancer!</p> <p dir="ltr">Luckily, Menna's mother is the famous former belly dancer Zizi Mustafa; surely she will be learning her moves from the best of the best for "Ahl Al Aib" (People of Shame).</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/menna-shalabi-605369" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Menna_Shalabi.jpg" alt="Will Menna be as good a belly dancer as her famous Mama? (Image: Facebook)" title="Will Menna be as good a belly dancer as her famous Mama? (Image: Facebook)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/menna-shalabi-605369" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/menna-shalabi-605369#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:54:45 +0000 605369 at http://www.albawaba.com Beauty or the Beast? Miss Jordan 2014 crowned as "hideous" by her people http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/miss-jordan-605315 <p>Is this really the most beautiful woman in Jordan? According to an unknown judging panel, Zeina al Alami has been crowned Miss Jordan 2014.</p> <p>The announcement was made public this week, but when did the competition take place and where? That's the question on every Jordanian's lips right now, but without anyone to answer them!</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/miss-jordan-605315" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/miss_jordan_2013_2014_1.jpg" alt="Is she THAT bad-looking? Zeina al Alami has been crowned as Miss Jordan 2014! (Image: YouTube snapshots)" title="Is she THAT bad-looking? Zeina al Alami has been crowned as Miss Jordan 2014! (Image: YouTube snapshots)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/miss-jordan-605315" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/miss-jordan-605315#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Jordan Middle East Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:33:44 +0000 605315 at http://www.albawaba.com Here's some cash, Clooney! Amal Alamuddin's Lebanese 'rents are footing the wedding bill http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/george-clooney-wedding-605223 <p>George Clooney's fiancée's family are paying for their upcoming wedding.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/george-clooney-wedding-605223" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/GeorgeClooney_and_amal_fb.jpg" alt="George Clooney doesn&#039;t have to fork over cash for their wedding this month. It&#039;s all on Amal&#039;s parents. (Image: Facebook)" title="George Clooney doesn&#039;t have to fork over cash for their wedding this month. It&#039;s all on Amal&#039;s parents. (Image: Facebook)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.bangshowbiz.com" title="BANG ShowBiz" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1018.png" title="BANG ShowBiz" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2009-2014 BANG Media International </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/george-clooney-wedding-605223" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/george-clooney-wedding-605223#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:36:31 +0000 605223 at http://www.albawaba.com Will Dubai be her new "Hideaway"? Kiesza is confirmed for next year's RedFestDXB concert http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/kiesza-605237 <p>Canadian <a title="//www.mtv.co.uk/kiesza/news/kiesza-confirms-new-album-sound-of-a-woman-reveals-tracklist#jf9UYwDMb8ILzX4z.99" href="http://www.mtv.co.uk/kiesza/news/kiesza-confirms-new-album-sound-of-a-woman-reveals-tracklist" target="_blank">pop newcomer Kiesza</a> is the first act confirmed for next year’s <a title=" RedFest DXB music festival opener returns to UAE" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/conor-maynard-557104" target="_blank">RedFestDXB</a></p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/kiesza-605237" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/kiesza_2014_fb_1.jpg" alt="Kiesza will be kicking it at the RedFestDXB next February. (Image: Facebook)" title="Kiesza will be kicking it at the RedFestDXB next February. (Image: Facebook)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.khaleejtimes.com" title="Khaleej Times" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/44.png" title="Khaleej Times" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 Khaleej Times. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/kiesza-605237" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/kiesza-605237#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz UAE Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:27:06 +0000 605237 at http://www.albawaba.com Balancing act: Fashion slave Lady Gaga nearly falls off her NINE-inch heels in Istanbul http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/lady-gaga-605221 <p class="mol-para-with-font">Always a slave to fashion, 5ft1in <a title="Lady Gaga Dubai" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/lady-gaga-605037" target="_blank">Lady Gaga</a> nearly fell off her 9-inch platform pumps outside her Istanbul hotel in Turkey Tuesday.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">After exiting her car, the 28-year-old pop diva wobbled and teetered on the outrageous white Mary-Jane heels, even with an escort.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/lady-gaga-605221" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/gaga_turkey_falls_dailymail.jpg" alt="Lady Gaga wobbled about as she tried to balance herself on her 9-inch heels! (Image: Daily Mail)" title="Lady Gaga wobbled about as she tried to balance herself on her 9-inch heels! (Image: Daily Mail)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk" title="Daily Mail " target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1742.png" title="Daily Mail " border="0" /></a> © Associated Newspapers Ltd. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/lady-gaga-605221" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/lady-gaga-605221#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop International Turkey Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:11:03 +0000 605221 at http://www.albawaba.com Ahlam mourns her cousin's death http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ahlam-605213 <p>UAE singer Ahlam is in mourning over the death of her cousin, who died of undisclosed reasons. Ahlam posted a tweet on her official page on Twitter for her cousin saying, "I ask God have mercy on her soul. My cousin has passed away."</p> <p>According to Sayidaty.net, Ahlam also posted a photo of a eulogy she wrote for her cousin named Raja Bint Abdullah Al Shamsi in which she prayed that she rests in peace and that God have mercy on her soul.</p> <p>Our deepest condolences go out Ahlam and her family this day.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/ahlam-605213" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/Ahlam_twitter.jpg" alt="Ahlam is deeply saddened by the loss of her relative. (Image courtesy of Twitter)" title="Ahlam is deeply saddened by the loss of her relative. (Image courtesy of Twitter)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.albawaba.com" title="Albawaba.com" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/176.png" title="Albawaba.com" border="0" /></a> © 2000 - 2014 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ahlam-605213#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop UAE Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:56:17 +0000 605213 at http://www.albawaba.com Abu Dhabi Film Fest will open with a homegrown film, Ali Mostafa's "From A to B" http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/abu-dhabi-film-festival-605199 <p><a title="adff" href="http://www.abudhabifilmfestival.ae/en/" target="_blank">Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF)</a> will open, for the first time, with a locally produced film – <a title="Award-winning director Ali Mostafa" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/from-a-to-b-ali-mostafa-604307" target="_blank"><em>From A to B</em> by Emirati director Ali Mostafa</a> and Image Nation Abu Dhabi. The closing film of the festival has been confirmed as Disney’s animation film <em>Big Hero 6</em>. The Festival will open on October 23 and will last until November 1, 2014.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/abu-dhabi-film-festival-605199" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="http://albawabacdn.albawabamiddleea.netdna-cdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/From_A_to_B_Screenshot_imdb.jpg" alt="ADFF will open with the first letter of the alphabet, &quot;From A to B&quot;. (Image: IMDB)" title="ADFF will open with the first letter of the alphabet, &quot;From A to B&quot;. (Image: IMDB)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.broadcastprome.com" title="Broadcast Pro Middle East" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/888.png" title="Broadcast Pro Middle East" border="0" /></a> © Corporate Publishing International. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/abu-dhabi-film-festival-605199" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/abu-dhabi-film-festival-605199#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Movie Reviews Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:52:02 +0000 605199 at http://www.albawaba.com