Al Bawaba - Entertainment http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/%2A en Ahmad Ezz leaves his real life drama behind and focuses on the screen http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ahmad-ezz-leaves-his-real-life-drama-behind-and-focuses-screen-637704 <p><a title=" Ghada Abdel Razek refuses to abandon shamed actor Ahmed Ezz" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/together-through-thick-thin-ghada-abdel-razek-refuses-abandonshamed-actor-ahmed-ezz-62" target="_blank">Ahmad Ezz</a> is hard at work filming as many scenes as possible from his upcoming film "Awlad Riziq" (Sons of Riziq) with director Tareq Al Arian and actors Ahmad Al Fishawi, Sarah Salama and Amro Yousif.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/ahmad-ezz-leaves-his-real-life-drama-behind-and-focuses-screen-637704" 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/Ahmad_Izz_leaves_home1.jpg" alt="Ahmad Ezz is leaving his real life drama behind. (Image: Al Bawaba edit)" title="Ahmad Ezz is leaving his real life drama behind. (Image: Al Bawaba 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/ahmad-ezz-leaves-his-real-life-drama-behind-and-focuses-screen-637704" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ahmad-ezz-leaves-his-real-life-drama-behind-and-focuses-screen-637704#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Movie Reviews Egypt Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:51:39 +0000 637704 at http://www.albawaba.com Well, that didn't last long: Haifa Wehbe only stays 15 minutes at "Halawet Rouh" premier http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/well-didnt-last-long-haifa-wehbe-only-lasts-15-minutes-halawet-rouh-premier-637688 <p>One would think she would be relishing in <a></a></p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/well-didnt-last-long-haifa-wehbe-only-lasts-15-minutes-halawet-rouh-premier-637688" 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/Haifa-Wehbe_MTVLebanon.jpg" alt="Haifa Wehbe heads out of Nile City Cinema in Egypt during her movie premier. (Image: MTV Lebanon)" title="Haifa Wehbe heads out of Nile City Cinema in Egypt during her movie premier. (Image: MTV Lebanon)" 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/well-didnt-last-long-haifa-wehbe-only-lasts-15-minutes-halawet-rouh-premier-637688" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/well-didnt-last-long-haifa-wehbe-only-lasts-15-minutes-halawet-rouh-premier-637688#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Sun, 28 Dec 2014 13:24:17 +0000 637688 at http://www.albawaba.com We know what would make her drunk in love: Beyonce should hit up these 9 Dubai hot spots http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/beyonce-should-hit-up-these-9-dubai-hot-spots-637652 <p><a title="The tragic tale behind Beyonce&#039;s Quranic Instagram" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/sad-tale-behind-beyonces-quranic-instagram-616313" target="_blank">Queen B</a> is coming to play in Dubai, and brought the family along! Here’s scoop’s list of 9 bootylicious things to do for Mrs. Carter and co.</p> <p>1. Take Blue Ivy to meet the Penguins at Ski Dubai at Mall of the Emirates.</p> <p>2. Grab a quick bite to eat at Dubai’s number one restaurant: La Petite Maison. Every dish is phenomenal.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/beyonce-should-hit-up-these-9-dubai-hot-spots-637652" 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/Atlantis-thepalm-fb.jpg" alt="For Beyonce needs to visit Atlantis The Palm, Dubai (Image: Facebook)" title="For Beyonce needs to visit Atlantis The Palm, Dubai (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.scoopempire.com" title="Scoop Empire" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/2080.png" title="Scoop Empire" border="0" /></a> © Scoop Empire 2014. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/beyonce-should-hit-up-these-9-dubai-hot-spots-637652" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/beyonce-should-hit-up-these-9-dubai-hot-spots-637652#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop UAE Sun, 28 Dec 2014 12:06:47 +0000 637652 at http://www.albawaba.com She's gonna get married! Mai Kassab "intimately involved" with Ortega http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/shes-gonna-get-married-mai-kassab-intimately-involved-ortega-637552 <p title=" Mai Kassab returns with an album with a difference">She had already let it slip that she was deeply in love, but <a title=" Mai Kassab returns with an album with a difference" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/back-bang-mai-kassab-returns-album-difference-507359" target="_blank">Mai Kassab</a> wouldn't tell us whom the lucky guy was until a ring was in the foreseeable future.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/shes-gonna-get-married-mai-kassab-intimately-involved-ortega-637552" 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/Mai_Kassab.jpg" alt="The film &quot;8%&quot; where the love relationship all began. (Image: film poster)" title="The film &quot;8%&quot; where the love relationship all began. (Image: film poster)" 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/shes-gonna-get-married-mai-kassab-intimately-involved-ortega-637552" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/shes-gonna-get-married-mai-kassab-intimately-involved-ortega-637552#comments ENTERTAINMENT Love Bites Latest News Sun, 28 Dec 2014 09:13:55 +0000 637552 at http://www.albawaba.com Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid and beau Cody Simpson jet set to Dubai for NYE http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/kendall-jenner-gigi-hadid-and-beau-cody-simpson-jet-set-dubai-nye-637522 <p><a title="DM" href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2888803/Kendall-Jenner-Gigi-Hadid-rock-skintight-trousers-jet-LA-Cody-Simpson-New-Year-s-Eve-bash-Dubai.html" target="_blank">They are both top models on the rise</a> who never miss an opportunity to make a fashion statement.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/kendall-jenner-gigi-hadid-and-beau-cody-simpson-jet-set-dubai-nye-637522" 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/Kindall_Gigi_newyear_LA.jpg" alt="Models making their way to the Middle East to ring in the New Year. (Image: CALA/ Broadimage)" title="Models making their way to the Middle East to ring in the New Year. (Image: CALA/ Broadimage)" 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/kendall-jenner-gigi-hadid-and-beau-cody-simpson-jet-set-dubai-nye-637522" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/kendall-jenner-gigi-hadid-and-beau-cody-simpson-jet-set-dubai-nye-637522#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop UAE Sun, 28 Dec 2014 08:33:14 +0000 637522 at http://www.albawaba.com "The Exodus" was kicked out of Egypt...and Morocco: Hollywood film "historically inaccurate" http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/exodus-was-kicked-out-egyptand-morocco-hollywood-film-historically-inaccurate-637348 <p><a title="UPI" href="http://www.upi.com/Entertainment_News/Movies/2014/12/27/Egypt-follows-Morocco-bans-Exodus-Gods-and-Kings-for-historical-inaccuracies/5171419618360/?spt=sec&amp;or=en" target="_blank">While the U.S.</a></p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/exodus-was-kicked-out-egyptand-morocco-hollywood-film-historically-inaccurate-637348" 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/Bale-Exodus-variet.jpg" alt="The Exodus won&#039;t even make it into Egypt. (Image: variety.com)" title="The Exodus won&#039;t even make it into Egypt. (Image: variety.com)" 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.upi.com" title="UPI NewsTrack" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/358.png" title="UPI NewsTrack" border="0" /></a> Copyright © UPI, 2014. All Rights Reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/exodus-was-kicked-out-egyptand-morocco-hollywood-film-historically-inaccurate-637348" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/exodus-was-kicked-out-egyptand-morocco-hollywood-film-historically-inaccurate-637348#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Egypt Morocco Sun, 28 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0000 637348 at http://www.albawaba.com What's cooking in the Middle East? Arabic "Masterchef" coming to our TV screens http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/whats-cooking-middle-east-arabic-masterchef-coming-our-tv-screens-636946 <p>Move over Master Chef Australia. The Middle East now has a culinary TV series of its own. The Taste is an American cooking-themed reality show that has gained much popularity since its launch in January last year. The show has its various international versions, in countries such as Canada, France, Columbia, Indonesia, Russia, Spain, China, Australia, Germany and has now arrived in the Middle East. The show is the brainchild of two world renowned chefs Anthony Bourdain, best known for his globetrotting taste show “No Reservations” and British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/whats-cooking-middle-east-arabic-masterchef-coming-our-tv-screens-636946" 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_taste_tv.jpg" alt="&quot;The Taste&quot; is the Arab world&#039;s first cooking competition TV show. (Image: Arab News)" title="&quot;The Taste&quot; is the Arab world&#039;s first cooking competition TV show. (Image: Arab News)" 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://arabnews.com/" title="Arab News" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/9.png" title="Arab News" border="0" /></a> Copyright: Arab News © 2014 All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/whats-cooking-middle-east-arabic-masterchef-coming-our-tv-screens-636946" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/whats-cooking-middle-east-arabic-masterchef-coming-our-tv-screens-636946#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Middle East Sat, 27 Dec 2014 06:00:00 +0000 636946 at http://www.albawaba.com Janet Jackson visits refugees in Jordan and Palestine with Qatari billionaire hubby http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/janet-jackson-visits-refugees-jordan-and-palestine-qatari-billionaire-hubby-636442 <p class="western">Janet Jackson, 48, is the youngest child of the famed Jackson family, and a <a title="Janet Michael " href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/pulling-michael-jackson-janets-new-improved-face-looks-unrecognizable-dubai-618355" target="_blank">sister of late king of pop Michael Jackson</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/janet-jackson-visits-refugees-jordan-and-palestine-qatari-billionaire-hubby-636442" 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/janet_jackson_paletine.jpg" alt="Janet with her Qatari husband Wissam al-Mana at Jordan&#039;s Zaatari Camp. (Image: Janet Jackson&#039;s Twitter account)" title="Janet with her Qatari husband Wissam al-Mana at Jordan&#039;s Zaatari Camp. (Image: Janet Jackson&#039;s Twitter account)" 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/janet-jackson-visits-refugees-jordan-and-palestine-qatari-billionaire-hubby-636442" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/janet-jackson-visits-refugees-jordan-and-palestine-qatari-billionaire-hubby-636442#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop International Jordan Palestine Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 636442 at http://www.albawaba.com Dubai will be "Taken" by Liam Neeson in person this January! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/dubai-will-be-taken-liam-neeson-person-january-636424 <p>Oh my Dubai! <a title="Liam film" href="http://www.albawaba.com/node/602421" target="_blank">Hollywood hunk Liam Neeson</a> is heading to the UAE in January!</p> <p>The action star will be attending the UAE premiere of his latest film, "Taken 3," on January 12 at the Novo Cinemas Cineplex in Dubai.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/dubai-will-be-taken-liam-neeson-person-january-636424" 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/taken-2-liam-neeson.jpg" alt="A still of Neeson as Mills in &quot;Taken.&quot; (Image: Businessinsider.com)" title="A still of Neeson as Mills in &quot;Taken.&quot; (Image: Businessinsider.com)" 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/dubai-will-be-taken-liam-neeson-person-january-636424" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/dubai-will-be-taken-liam-neeson-person-january-636424#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz International UAE Thu, 25 Dec 2014 06:00:00 +0000 636424 at http://www.albawaba.com Talk about being bitchy: Yemeni singer Arwa says Algerian women are all "SLUTS"! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/talk-about-being-bitchy-yemeni-singer-arwa-says-algerian-women-are-all-sluts-636402 <p>Yemeni <a title="Arwa album" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/arwa-603775" target="_blank">singer and TV host Arwa </a>has launched a vicious attack on Algerian women and men this week, after getting her claws out on the reality singing competition Arab Idol, and in particular on its Algerian contestant Jard.</p> <p>The brazen star described all Algerian women as "sluts" and their men as "worthless" after being attacked by Jard's fans on social media, reported Al Jaras magazine.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/talk-about-being-bitchy-yemeni-singer-arwa-says-algerian-women-are-all-sluts-636402" 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/misc/Arwa_thearabnights.jpg" alt="Arwa doesn&#039;t seem to like Algerian people much, especially not Arab Idol 3 contestant Jard! (Image: Facebook)" title="Arwa doesn&#039;t seem to like Algerian people much, especially not Arab Idol 3 contestant Jard! (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/talk-about-being-bitchy-yemeni-singer-arwa-says-algerian-women-are-all-sluts-636402" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/talk-about-being-bitchy-yemeni-singer-arwa-says-algerian-women-are-all-sluts-636402#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Algeria Middle East Yemen Thu, 25 Dec 2014 05:00:00 +0000 636402 at http://www.albawaba.com That's a wrap: Samira Said to present her album in early 2015! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/thats-wrap-samira-said-present-her-album-early-2015-636326 <p>She's all done! <a title="Sing it, Samira! Morocco&#039;s about to get some Said love and song" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/samira-said-597843" target="_blank">Samira Said has finished recording all 14 songs for her new album</a>, and she'll be sharing it with the world at the beginning of 2015.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/thats-wrap-samira-said-present-her-album-early-2015-636326" 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/Samira-Said-glam-fb.jpg" alt="She&#039;s got something special for us! (Image: Facebook)" title="She&#039;s got something special for us! (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/thats-wrap-samira-said-present-her-album-early-2015-636326" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/thats-wrap-samira-said-present-her-album-early-2015-636326#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Music Reviews Wed, 24 Dec 2014 06:31:01 +0000 636326 at http://www.albawaba.com Rock on! Mohamed Mounir's got a gig touring around with German band Dissidenten http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/rock-mohamed-mounirs-got-gig-touring-around-german-band-dissidenten-636322 <p>We love him and soon Europe will too! Our very own <a title="Ready to jazz it up, Egypt? The man, the legend Mohamed Mounir is coming your way" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/mohamed-mounir-egypt-488973" target="_blank">Mohamed Mounir</a> is skipping continents and ready to take on a tour with the German rock band Dissidenten in 2015.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/rock-mohamed-mounirs-got-gig-touring-around-german-band-dissidenten-636322" 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/Mohamed-Mounir-dissidenten-fb.jpg" alt="Mohamed Mounir will be traveling with world music group Dissidenten. (Image: Facebook)" title="Mohamed Mounir will be traveling with world music group Dissidenten. (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/rock-mohamed-mounirs-got-gig-touring-around-german-band-dissidenten-636322" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/rock-mohamed-mounirs-got-gig-touring-around-german-band-dissidenten-636322#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Germany Wed, 24 Dec 2014 06:15:34 +0000 636322 at http://www.albawaba.com TV show satirist Bassem Youssef has some hefty fines from CBC http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/tv-show-satirist-bassem-youssef-has-some-hefty-fines-cbc-636312 <p>A prominent Egyptian satirist has been fined millions of dollars over a dispute with <a title="Bassem Youssef&#039;s show cancelled; People report being unable to laugh like an Egyptian" href="http://www.albawaba.com/editorchoice/bassem-youssef-show-cancelled-530650" target="_blank">a television channel that suspended his show after it lampooned military leaders</a>, officials said Tuesday.Bassem Youssef, often compared to US satirist Jon Stewart, moved Al-Bernameg (The Programme) to Saudi-owned channel MBC last year after it was pulled by the private Egyptian broadcaster CBC.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/tv-show-satirist-bassem-youssef-has-some-hefty-fines-cbc-636312" 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/Bassem-Youssef-show-fb.jpg" alt="Bassem Youssef is gonna have to pay out some big bucks. (Image: Facebook)" title="Bassem Youssef is gonna have to pay out some big bucks. (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://arabnews.com/" title="Arab News" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/9.png" title="Arab News" border="0" /></a> Copyright: Arab News © 2014 All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/tv-show-satirist-bassem-youssef-has-some-hefty-fines-cbc-636312" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/tv-show-satirist-bassem-youssef-has-some-hefty-fines-cbc-636312#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Wed, 24 Dec 2014 05:18:46 +0000 636312 at http://www.albawaba.com Dounia Batma goes on exotic vacay with hubby, celebrating one year of wedded bliss http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/dounia-batma-goes-exotic-vacay-hubby-celebrating-one-year-wedded-bliss-636152 <p>Their relationship is pretty much awkward for most of us whom are still baffled, one year later, as to why <a title="Dounia Batma&#039;s new (and already married) hubby has his cake and is eating it too!" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/dounia-batma-married-542512" target="_blank">Dounia Batma tied the knot to a married man</a>. The former Arab Idol contestant and rising Moroccan musician seemed overjoyed to become Mrs. Mohammad Al Turk this time last year. Her new hubby is fabulously wealthy and also happens to be her business manager.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/dounia-batma-goes-exotic-vacay-hubby-celebrating-one-year-wedded-bliss-636152" 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/Dounia_Batma_w_fb.jpg" alt="Dounia Batma and Mohammad Al Turk tied the knot one year ago. (Image: Facebook)" title="Dounia Batma and Mohammad Al Turk tied the knot one year ago. (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/dounia-batma-goes-exotic-vacay-hubby-celebrating-one-year-wedded-bliss-636152" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/dounia-batma-goes-exotic-vacay-hubby-celebrating-one-year-wedded-bliss-636152#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Morocco Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:26:54 +0000 636152 at http://www.albawaba.com Helen Flanagan reveals baby bump (and a whole lot more) at a beach in Dubai http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/helen-flanagan-reveals-baby-bump-and-whole-lot-more-beach-dubai-635982 <p><a title="DM" href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-2884717/Helen-Flanagan-shows-burgeoning-baby-bump-tiny-turquoise-bikini-spotted-time-pregnancy-announcement.html" target="_blank">She announced on Monday that she and boyfriend Scott Sinclair are expecting</a> their first child together and now <a title="TV&#039;s Helen Flanagan is latest Brit babe to try her luck in Dubai&#039;s battle of the bods" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/helen-flanagan-dubai-470186" target="_blank">Helen Flanagan </a>has given the first glimpse of her burgeoning baby bump.&nbsp; </p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/helen-flanagan-reveals-baby-bump-and-whole-lot-more-beach-dubai-635982" 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/Helen-Flanagan-Tw.jpg" alt="Model/ actress Helen Flanagan. (Image: Twitter)" title="Model/ actress Helen Flanagan. (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.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/helen-flanagan-reveals-baby-bump-and-whole-lot-more-beach-dubai-635982" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/helen-flanagan-reveals-baby-bump-and-whole-lot-more-beach-dubai-635982#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News UAE Tue, 23 Dec 2014 10:23:14 +0000 635982 at http://www.albawaba.com Bassel al-Khatib's Syrian film “The Mother” premiered in Damascus http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/bassel-al-khatibs-syrian-film-%E2%80%9C-mother%E2%80%9D-premiered-damascus-635930 <p>With a prominent artistic and elite presence, “the Mother” was premiered at Damascus-based Cinema City on Sunday, with the film showing the trio of the Syrian woman in the time of war.</p> <p>The film tells the story of a mother who dies but neither of her six sons could attend her funeral because of the war circumstances taking place in the country.</p> <p>The stories of each son and daughter are narrated in dramatic lines exposing the reason of their absence in a high technical professionalism.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/bassel-al-khatibs-syrian-film-%E2%80%9C-mother%E2%80%9D-premiered-damascus-635930" 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_mother_movie.jpg" alt="Bassel al-Khatib directs &quot;The Mother&quot;" title="Bassel al-Khatib directs &quot;The Mother&quot;" 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://sana.sy/rss_eng.htm" title="Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/369.png" title="Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA)" border="0" /></a> International Copyright © 2006-2014, SANA </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/bassel-al-khatibs-syrian-film-%E2%80%9C-mother%E2%80%9D-premiered-damascus-635930" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/bassel-al-khatibs-syrian-film-%E2%80%9C-mother%E2%80%9D-premiered-damascus-635930#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Movie Reviews Syria Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:36:48 +0000 635930 at http://www.albawaba.com Tina Arena to perform at Clé Dubai's Australia Day gala http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/tina-arena-perform-cl%C3%A9-dubais-australia-day-gala-635946 <p>After a <a title=" hot celebs streamed into club opening" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/kickin-it-cl%C3%A9-dubai-hot-celebs-streamed-club-opening-611967" target="_blank">memorable launch party attended by the likes of Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton</a>, Clé Dubai is offering up some tastier fare for guests in the new year.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/tina-arena-perform-cl%C3%A9-dubais-australia-day-gala-635946" 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/Tina-Arena-fb.jpg" alt="Tina Arena taking the stage. (Image: Facebook)" title="Tina Arena taking the stage. (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/tina-arena-perform-cl%C3%A9-dubais-australia-day-gala-635946" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/tina-arena-perform-cl%C3%A9-dubais-australia-day-gala-635946#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Australia UAE Tue, 23 Dec 2014 09:29:00 +0000 635946 at http://www.albawaba.com ADFF had good taste: four films from the festival nominated for Oscars! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/adff-had-good-taste-four-films-festival-nominated-oscars-635876 <p><a title="In conversation with... ADFF! Experts discuss Arab cinema&#039;s poor film acting and directing" href="http://www.khaleejtimes.com/citytimes/inside.asp?xfile=/data/inthecity/2014/December/inthecity_December60.xml&amp;section=inthecity&amp;" target="_blank">It’s an exciting time for the local cinematic industry</a> as a selection of films that screened at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival prepare for the big leagues.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/adff-had-good-taste-four-films-festival-nominated-oscars-635876" 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/timbuktu-kt.jpg" alt="French-Mauritanian film &quot;Timbuktu&quot; was featured at ADFF (Image courtesy of Khaleej Times)" title="French-Mauritanian film &quot;Timbuktu&quot; was featured at ADFF (Image courtesy of Khaleej Times)" 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/adff-had-good-taste-four-films-festival-nominated-oscars-635876" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/adff-had-good-taste-four-films-festival-nominated-oscars-635876#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Movie Reviews Tue, 23 Dec 2014 07:53:37 +0000 635876 at http://www.albawaba.com Gigi Hadid & Cody Simpson kick off early Christmas celebrations with live music on Sunset Strip http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/gigi-hadid-cody-simpson-kick-early-christmas-celebrations-live-music-sunset-strip-6355 <p class="mol-para-with-font">Models and rock go together like peanut butter and jelly, so it was no shock some live music brought out the pretty people oh Hollywood on Saturday night.</p> <p class="mol-para-with-font">Gigi Hadid made dressing down glamorous as she headed to the iconic Roxy on Sunset Strip.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/gigi-hadid-cody-simpson-kick-early-christmas-celebrations-live-music-sunset-strip-6355" 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/misc/Screen_Shot_2014-12-22_at_12.55.24_PM.png" alt="Gigi and Cody looked rock glam as they partied at Sunset Strip&#039;s iconic Roxy! (Image: Daily Mail)" title="Gigi and Cody looked rock glam as they partied at Sunset Strip&#039;s iconic Roxy! (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/gigi-hadid-cody-simpson-kick-early-christmas-celebrations-live-music-sunset-strip-6355" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/gigi-hadid-cody-simpson-kick-early-christmas-celebrations-live-music-sunset-strip-6355#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Love Bites Latest News International Palestine Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:46:55 +0000 635526 at http://www.albawaba.com Bob Sinclair will "Give a Lil Love" to Dubai on Boxing Day http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/bob-sinclair-will-give-lil-love-dubai-boxing-day-635502 <p><a title="EDM legend Bob Sinclar to play Pacha Ibiza this weekend" href="http://www.khaleejtimes.com/citytimes/inside.asp?xfile=/data/inthecity/2014/December/inthecity_December58.xml&amp;section=inthecity&amp;" target="_blank">Newly opened nightclub Pacha Ibiza is planning on giving EDM fans</a> a Boxing Day to remember with a performance from Bob Sinclar.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/bob-sinclair-will-give-lil-love-dubai-boxing-day-635502" 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/ET/Bob_Sinclar.jpg" alt="Can you feel the love generation? Bob Sinclair can. (Image: Facebook)" title="Can you feel the love generation? Bob Sinclair can. (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/bob-sinclair-will-give-lil-love-dubai-boxing-day-635502" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/bob-sinclair-will-give-lil-love-dubai-boxing-day-635502#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News UAE Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:18:18 +0000 635502 at http://www.albawaba.com