Al Bawaba - Entertainment http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/%2A en Ahmed Ezz has only gone and gotten ENGAGED while still allegedly MARRIED to Zeina! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ahmed-ezz-has-only-gone-and-gotten-engaged-while-still-allegedly-married-zeina-650610 <p>Oh Em Gee! This news is fresh out of the oven: Ahmed Ezz has reportedly gotten engaged to someone outside of showbiz, according to 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/ahmed-ezz-has-only-gone-and-gotten-engaged-while-still-allegedly-married-zeina-650610" 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/ahmed_ezz_alqabas_com.jpg" alt="Ezz is being accused of marrying Zeina in secret and having her twins. (Image: Facebook)" title="Ezz is being accused of marrying Zeina in secret and having her twins. (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 - 2015 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ahmed-ezz-has-only-gone-and-gotten-engaged-while-still-allegedly-married-zeina-650610" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ahmed-ezz-has-only-gone-and-gotten-engaged-while-still-allegedly-married-zeina-650610#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Rumor Has It Latest News Egypt Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:33:38 +0000 650610 at http://www.albawaba.com Vroom vroom! Former Arab Idol contestant Parwas Hussein judges dream car competition http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/vroom-vroom-former-arab-idol-contestant-parwas-hussein-judge-dream-car-competition-650 <p>She used to be on the other side of the judging bench as <a title=" Ahlam gets political with Kurdish contestant " href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/arab-idol-ahlam-486269" target="_blank">a nervous contestant on "Arab Idol"</a>, but now <a title="The best and worst of times on Arab Idol" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/arab-idol--496148" target="_self">Parwas Hussein</a> is the judge herself.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/vroom-vroom-former-arab-idol-contestant-parwas-hussein-judge-dream-car-competition-650" 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/Parwas-Hussein-fb.jpg" alt="Parwas and her cars. (Image: Facebook)" title="Parwas and her cars. (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 - 2015 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/vroom-vroom-former-arab-idol-contestant-parwas-hussein-judge-dream-car-competition-650" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/vroom-vroom-former-arab-idol-contestant-parwas-hussein-judge-dream-car-competition-650#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Iraq Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:41:03 +0000 650496 at http://www.albawaba.com All about that Umm Kulthum: Arab diva of 20th century revisited http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/all-about-umm-kulthum-arab-diva-20th-century-revisited-650494 <p>“Imagine a singer with the virtuosity of Joan Sutherland or Ella Fitzgerald, the public persona of Eleanor Roosevelt, and the audience of Elvis, and you have Umm Kulthum, the most accomplished singer of her century in the Arab world,” writes Musicologist Virginia Danielson and present Interim Library Director of NYU Abu Dhabi. She is also the author of “The voice of Egypt: Umm Kulthum, Arabic Song and Egyptian Society in the Twentieth Century”.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/all-about-umm-kulthum-arab-diva-20th-century-revisited-650494" 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/Umm-Kathoum-wiki.jpg" alt="Umm Kulthum performing on stage. (Image: cropped from Wikipedia)" title="Umm Kulthum performing on stage. (Image: cropped from Wikipedia)" 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.gulfnews.com" title="Gulf News" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/57.png" title="Gulf News" border="0" /></a> © Al Nisr Publishing LLC 2014. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/all-about-umm-kulthum-arab-diva-20th-century-revisited-650494" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/all-about-umm-kulthum-arab-diva-20th-century-revisited-650494#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:25:06 +0000 650494 at http://www.albawaba.com Carmen Suleiman to Dounia Batma: "I respect myself before I respect any of my colleagues and I do not imitate anyone" http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/carmen-suleiman-dounia-batma-i-respect-myself-i-respect-any-my-colleagues-and-i-do-not <p dir="ltr">There's a feud between the Arab Idol ladies this week, as <a title="Carmen AI" href="http://www.albawaba.com/latest-news/carmen-suleiman-wins-arab-idol-title-418238" target="_blank">Season one winner Carmen Suleiman</a> hit back at former fellow Moroccan contestant Dounia Batma for criticizing her for appearing in Saudi Arabian singer Mohammad Abdo's music video "Teeri Ma'ai" (Fly with Me)!</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/carmen-suleiman-dounia-batma-i-respect-myself-i-respect-any-my-colleagues-and-i-do-not" 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/carmensuliman.jpg" alt="Carmen is confident in the work she presents and isn&#039;t bothered by Dounia&#039;s comments. (Image: Albawaba file)" title="Carmen is confident in the work she presents and isn&#039;t bothered by Dounia&#039;s comments. (Image: Albawaba file)" 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 - 2015 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/carmen-suleiman-dounia-batma-i-respect-myself-i-respect-any-my-colleagues-and-i-do-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/carmen-suleiman-dounia-batma-i-respect-myself-i-respect-any-my-colleagues-and-i-do-not#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Morocco Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:34:49 +0000 650388 at http://www.albawaba.com Elissa chases Elie Saab's "Beirut dream" in Paris! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/elissa-chases-elie-saabs-beirut-dream-paris-650356 <p dir="ltr">Elissa almost never misses any of International designer<a title="Elie Saab website " href="http://www.eliesaab.com/" target="_blank">&nbsp;Elie Saab</a>'s fashion shows, and we are green with envy, to say the least!</p> <p dir="ltr">The Lebanese starlet didn't disappoint her close friend at this year's Paris Fashion Week either, as she swiftly jetted off to the French capital to attend his most recent show on Wednesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/elissa-chases-elie-saabs-beirut-dream-paris-650356" 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/elissa_234.jpg" alt="Elissa arriving at the Elie Saab show in Paris. (Image: Facebook)" title="Elissa arriving at the Elie Saab show in Paris. (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 - 2015 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/elissa-chases-elie-saabs-beirut-dream-paris-650356" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/elissa-chases-elie-saabs-beirut-dream-paris-650356#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop France International Lebanon Thu, 29 Jan 2015 13:24:25 +0000 650356 at http://www.albawaba.com Couture designer to the stars Elie Saab explains why Beirut is his timeless inspiration http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/couture-designer-stars-elie-saab-explains-why-beirut-his-timeless-inspiration-650256 <p>The city of<a class="entityAnchor">&nbsp;Beirut</a>&nbsp;has long inspired <a title="Elie Saab website " href="http://www.eliesaab.com/" target="_blank">Elie Saab</a>’s creations and with his latest collection, the prominent Lebanese couturier wished to celebrate Lebanon’s capital for all the creativity and elegance it has instilled in him.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/couture-designer-stars-elie-saab-explains-why-beirut-his-timeless-inspiration-650256" 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/eliesaabpic.jpg" alt="Elie celebrated Lebanon’s capital for all the creativity and elegance it has instilled in him. (Image: THE UNDERGRAD MIND)" title="Elie celebrated Lebanon’s capital for all the creativity and elegance it has instilled in him. (Image: THE UNDERGRAD MIND)" 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.dailystar.com.lb/" title="The Daily Star" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/23.png" title="The Daily Star" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014, The Daily Star. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/couture-designer-stars-elie-saab-explains-why-beirut-his-timeless-inspiration-650256" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/couture-designer-stars-elie-saab-explains-why-beirut-his-timeless-inspiration-650256#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop International Lebanon Thu, 29 Jan 2015 10:16:44 +0000 650256 at http://www.albawaba.com Director Sarah Ishaq spills the juice on how her documentaries transformed her life http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/director-sarah-ishaq-spills-juice-how-her-documentaries-transformed-her-life-650240 <p>Sara Ishaq, the Scottish-Yemeni filmmaker's name is immediately identified with <a title=" Three touching Arab films to compete in tonight&#039;s Oscars" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/oscars-arab-film-558104" target="_blank">the 2013 Oscar nominated Karama Has No Walls</a>, a film documenting the Yemeni Friday of Dignity, that transports the viewer to the events in Sanaa's Change Square.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/director-sarah-ishaq-spills-juice-how-her-documentaries-transformed-her-life-650240" 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/Sarah-Ishaq-oscars-tw.jpg" alt="&quot;Karama Has No Walls&quot; director Sarah Ishaq at the 2014 Oscars with Steve McQueen. (Image: Twitter)" title="&quot;Karama Has No Walls&quot; director Sarah Ishaq at the 2014 Oscars with Steve McQueen. (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://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/director-sarah-ishaq-spills-juice-how-her-documentaries-transformed-her-life-650240" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/director-sarah-ishaq-spills-juice-how-her-documentaries-transformed-her-life-650240#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Movie Reviews Yemen Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:42:16 +0000 650240 at http://www.albawaba.com No Hero-in here! Egyptian folk singer Rico arrested for taking Class A drug http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/no-hero-here-egyptian-folk-singer-rico-arrested-taking-class-drug-650178 <p dir="ltr">We have another case of <a title="Dina drugs" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/dina-sherbini-553843" target="_blank">Dina Sherbini</a> on our hands this week! Egyptian folk singer Rico was using heroin when police raided the apartment he was in and caught him - and one of their own - red-handed.</p> <p dir="ltr">The 50-year-old singer's real name is Khaled Salah Eddine and has a successful track record in acting and singing.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/no-hero-here-egyptian-folk-singer-rico-arrested-taking-class-drug-650178" 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/Rico.jpg" alt="It&#039;s unclear what will happen to Rico&#039;s career following his drug arrest. (Image: Bokra.net)" title="It&#039;s unclear what will happen to Rico&#039;s career following his drug arrest. (Image: Bokra.net)" 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 - 2015 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/no-hero-here-egyptian-folk-singer-rico-arrested-taking-class-drug-650178" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/no-hero-here-egyptian-folk-singer-rico-arrested-taking-class-drug-650178#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:19:58 +0000 650178 at http://www.albawaba.com Angelina Jolie's writes impassioned New York Times op-ed on visit to ISIS victims http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/angelina-jolies-writes-impassioned-new-york-times-op-ed-visit-isis-victims-649982 <p><a title="Hollywood humanitarian Angelina Jolie shocked by visit to region&#039;s refugee camps" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/hollywood-humanitarian-angelina-jolie-shocked-visit-regions-refugee-camps-648847" target="_blank">Angelina Jolie had visited Iraqi refugees</a> and was left speechless for the people there who are struggling to survive.</p> <p>The 'Unbroken' actress wrote an impassioned 'New York Times Op-Ed' and expressed her deep sorrow for the people there who are desperately seeking shelters from the fighting that has convulsed their region, E! Online reported.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/angelina-jolies-writes-impassioned-new-york-times-op-ed-visit-isis-victims-649982" 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/Angelina-Jolie-NYT-screenshot.jpg" alt="Screenshot of Angelina Jolie&#039;s New York Times headline." title="Screenshot of Angelina Jolie&#039;s New York Times headline." 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.aninews.in" title="Asian News International (ANI)" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/239.png" title="Asian News International (ANI)" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 aninews.in All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/angelina-jolies-writes-impassioned-new-york-times-op-ed-visit-isis-victims-649982" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/angelina-jolies-writes-impassioned-new-york-times-op-ed-visit-isis-victims-649982#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop Iraq Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:00:00 +0000 649982 at http://www.albawaba.com Go Yemen! Academy Awards nominated Yemeni film to be shown in Egypt for first time http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/go-yemen-academy-awards-nominated-yemeni-film-be-shown-egypt-first-time-650066 <p>One of the goals of cinema is to erase the limits and spaces between cultures, places and people. By watching a film from a foreign country, people move in time and place from into a whole new place, and make friends with virtual people.</p> <p>Usually, most of the foreign films shown in theatres are from certain countries, showing specific cultures like Europeans and American films.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/go-yemen-academy-awards-nominated-yemeni-film-be-shown-egypt-first-time-650066" 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/yemenifilms.jpg" alt="The two documentaries will be shown at 1st of February at Zawya Cinema. (Image: Zawya Facebook page)" title="The two documentaries will be shown at 1st of February at Zawya Cinema. (Image: Zawya Facebook page)" 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.thedailynewsegypt.com/" title="Daily News Egypt" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/11.png" title="Daily News Egypt" border="0" /></a> © 2014 Daily News Egypt. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/go-yemen-academy-awards-nominated-yemeni-film-be-shown-egypt-first-time-650066" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/go-yemen-academy-awards-nominated-yemeni-film-be-shown-egypt-first-time-650066#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Egypt Yemen Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:51:26 +0000 650066 at http://www.albawaba.com Majida El Roumi mesmerizes audience at postponed charity concert in Sharjah http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/majida-el-roumi-mesmerizes-audience-at-charity-concert-649946 <p>In the presence Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, and <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/majida-el-roumi-mesmerizes-audience-at-charity-concert-649946" 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/Majida-El-Roumi-UAE-Flag-fb.jpg" alt="Majida El Roumi giving Sharjah some musical lovin&#039; on Monday. (Image: Facebook)" title="Majida El Roumi giving Sharjah some musical lovin&#039; on Monday. (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.wam.org.ae" title="Emirates News Agency" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/55.png" title="Emirates News Agency" border="0" /></a> © Copyright 2014 Emirates News Agency (WAM) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/majida-el-roumi-mesmerizes-audience-at-charity-concert-649946" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/majida-el-roumi-mesmerizes-audience-at-charity-concert-649946#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Music Reviews UAE Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:51:07 +0000 649946 at http://www.albawaba.com Third times the charm! Luxor Film Festival going down now http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/three-times-charm-third-luxor-film-festival-going-down-now-649942 <p>The third edition of the <a title="luxorfilmfest" href="http://www.luxorfilmfest.com/en/" target="_blank">Luxor Egyptian and European Film Festival</a> is underway.</p> <p>Screened at the opening ceremony, ‘The Loves of Pharaoh’ by legendary German film-maker Ernst Lubitsch, was recently restored after having been lost for decades.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/three-times-charm-third-luxor-film-festival-going-down-now-649942" 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/Third-Luxor-Festival-website-cropped.jpg" alt="Film Festival poster (Image: luxorfilmfest.com)" title="Film Festival poster (Image: luxorfilmfest.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.euronews.com/" title="euronews" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1731.png" title="euronews" border="0" /></a> Copyright © euronews 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/three-times-charm-third-luxor-film-festival-going-down-now-649942" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/three-times-charm-third-luxor-film-festival-going-down-now-649942#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Egypt Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:37:24 +0000 649942 at http://www.albawaba.com DJ Ahmed “Zo’la” Mohsen shot in the head on Egyptian revolution's anniversary http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/dj-ahmed-%E2%80%9Czo%E2%80%99la%E2%80%9D-mohsen-shot-head-egyptian-revolutions-anniversary-649952 <p>In the late evening hours on Sunday, which marked the fourth anniversary of the 2011 uprising, four friends left their home in the rundown district of Matariya for lunch, and on their way, they heard about violent clashes taking place between Muslim Brotherhood backers marking the occasion and security forces.&nbsp;The four friends, with cautions curiosity, moved to the scene to verify the rumors, only to find hundreds of their peers struggling to avoid gunshots that relentlessly e</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/dj-ahmed-%E2%80%9Czo%E2%80%99la%E2%80%9D-mohsen-shot-head-egyptian-revolutions-anniversary-649952" 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_Ahmed_Zola_Mohsen.jpg" alt="DJ Ahmed “Zo’la” Mohsen was shot in the head by Egyptian police. (Image: Egypt Independent)" title="DJ Ahmed “Zo’la” Mohsen was shot in the head by Egyptian police. (Image: Egypt Independent)" 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.egyptindependent.com" title="Egypt Independent" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1386.png" title="Egypt Independent" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Egypt Independent. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/dj-ahmed-%E2%80%9Czo%E2%80%99la%E2%80%9D-mohsen-shot-head-egyptian-revolutions-anniversary-649952" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/dj-ahmed-%E2%80%9Czo%E2%80%99la%E2%80%9D-mohsen-shot-head-egyptian-revolutions-anniversary-649952#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:35:34 +0000 649952 at http://www.albawaba.com What's Amal Clooney up to? Get the lowdown on the Lebanese celebrity lawyer's latest case http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/whats-amal-clooney-get-lowdown-lebanese-celebrity-lawyers-latest-case-649930 <p>The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) began on Wednesday an appeal hearing launched by Switzerland against Turkey's Workers' Party (İP) Chairman Doğu Perinçek, who was convicted by a Swiss court for denying the Armenian claims of genocide, in a case that pits Turkey against Switzerland and Armenia, which is represented in Strasbourg by <a title="Curious about Amal Alamuddin? Everything you need to know about George Clooney’s Lebanese princess" href="http://www.albawaba.com/editorchoice/cuamal-alamuddin-572532" target="_blank">Lebanese human rights lawyer Amal Clooney</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/whats-amal-clooney-get-lowdown-lebanese-celebrity-lawyers-latest-case-649930" 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/amal-fascinating.jpg" alt="Amal Clooney has the whole world in awe of her brains and beauty." title="Amal Clooney has the whole world in awe of her brains and beauty." 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.cihanmedia.com" title="Cihan News Agency (CNA)" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/223.png" title="Cihan News Agency (CNA)" border="0" /></a> Copyright © 2014 Cihan News Agency. All right reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/whats-amal-clooney-get-lowdown-lebanese-celebrity-lawyers-latest-case-649930" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/whats-amal-clooney-get-lowdown-lebanese-celebrity-lawyers-latest-case-649930#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop International Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:07:15 +0000 649930 at http://www.albawaba.com Almost done! "Saraya Abdeen 2" final scenes being shot in Alexandria http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/almost-done-saraya-abdeen-2-final-scenes-being-shot-alexandria-649928 <p>The second season of the popular TV series&nbsp;“Saraya Abdeen”&nbsp;(Abdeen Palace) has moved to Alexandria on Tuesday to shoot their last outdoor scene as the series is scheduled to be presented in May 2015.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/almost-done-saraya-abdeen-2-final-scenes-being-shot-alexandria-649928" 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/ssmn.jpg" alt="&quot;Saraya Abdeen 2&quot; is coming in May! (Image: elcinema.com)" title="&quot;Saraya Abdeen 2&quot; is coming in May! (Image: elcinema.com)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" /></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.egyptindependent.com" title="Egypt Independent" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/1386.png" title="Egypt Independent" border="0" /></a> © Copyright Egypt Independent. All rights reserved. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/almost-done-saraya-abdeen-2-final-scenes-being-shot-alexandria-649928" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/almost-done-saraya-abdeen-2-final-scenes-being-shot-alexandria-649928#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Egypt Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:48:45 +0000 649928 at http://www.albawaba.com Drake tries to get into Mia Khalifa's pants?... Word! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/drake-tries-get-mia-khalifas-pants-word-649892 <p>Did Canadian rapper Drake try to get into <a title="Mia bio" href="http://www.albawaba.com/slideshow/mama-mia-lebanese-miami-porn-star-mia-khalifa-arouses-new-arab-uprisings-641986" target="_blank">Mia Khalifa</a>'s pants? According to an interview with the famous Lebanese-American porn star, the explosive rumor might just be true. Word!</p> <p>Although Mia didn't literally spell it out, she kinda let it slip in an interview with&nbsp;CBS Miami's radio station 560 WQAM!&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/drake-tries-get-mia-khalifas-pants-word-649892" 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/miadrake.jpg" alt="Mia hinted that Drake hit on her with a half naked pic on Instagram! (Image: Thesource.com)" title="Mia hinted that Drake hit on her with a half naked pic on Instagram! (Image: Thesource.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 - 2015 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/drake-tries-get-mia-khalifas-pants-word-649892" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/drake-tries-get-mia-khalifas-pants-word-649892#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Rumor Has It Latest News International Lebanon Wed, 28 Jan 2015 14:09:38 +0000 649892 at http://www.albawaba.com Amal Hijazi sues the Arab World's largest record label Rotana! http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/amal-hijazi-sues-arab-worlds-largest-record-label-rotana-649842 <p dir="ltr">While some singers may think that the Arab World's largest record label&nbsp;"Rotana" is untouchable, Lebanese singer Amal Hijazi isn't one of them!</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/amal-hijazi-sues-arab-worlds-largest-record-label-rotana-649842" 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/amal-hijazi-2013.jpg" alt="Amal announced a new single release on her official Facebook page. (Image: Facebook)" title="Amal announced a new single release on her official Facebook page. (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 - 2015 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/amal-hijazi-sues-arab-worlds-largest-record-label-rotana-649842" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/amal-hijazi-sues-arab-worlds-largest-record-label-rotana-649842#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Music Reviews Lebanon Middle East Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:38:23 +0000 649842 at http://www.albawaba.com Faten Hamama's ex-husband Omar Sharif explains why he missed the iconic actress's funeral http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/faten-hamamas-ex-husband-omar-sharif-explains-why-he-missed-iconic-actresss-funeral-64 <p>As the <a title="Faten funeral" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/first-lady-arab-cinema-faten-hamama-mourned-thousands-egypt-funeral-645976" target="_blank">world mourned</a> the <a title="Hamama death" href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/egypts-beloved-movie-star-faten-hamama-passes-away-84-645406" target="_blank">death of Egyptian cinema's iconic actress Faten Hamama</a> on January 17, 2015, Egyptian actor Omar Sharif felt the pain of losing her more than anyone else did.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/faten-hamamas-ex-husband-omar-sharif-explains-why-he-missed-iconic-actresss-funeral-64" 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/omarsharifcannes.jpg" alt="Faten and Omar remained close friends despite their divorce. (Image: Algemeiner.com)" title="Faten and Omar remained close friends despite their divorce. (Image: Algemeiner.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 - 2015 Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/faten-hamamas-ex-husband-omar-sharif-explains-why-he-missed-iconic-actresss-funeral-64" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/faten-hamamas-ex-husband-omar-sharif-explains-why-he-missed-iconic-actresss-funeral-64#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Egypt Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:55:55 +0000 649818 at http://www.albawaba.com German spinner DJ Timo Jahns will mix things up at Siddartha Lounge http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/german-spinner-dj-timo-jahns-will-mix-things-siddartha-lounge-649624 <p>German DJ Timo Jahns plays Siddartha Lounge by Buddha-Bar this Friday night.</p> <p>The spinner from Gottingen, who has remixed for Bon Iver and Sade, will step up to the decks at 10pm for a special set.</p> <p>Doors to the venue in Grosvenor House hotel open at 6pm. Call 04 317 6000 for more details.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/german-spinner-dj-timo-jahns-will-mix-things-siddartha-lounge-649624" 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-timo-jahns-sidartha-fb.jpg" alt="DJ Timo Jahns is coming to Siddharta Lounge. (Image: Facebook)" title="DJ Timo Jahns is coming to Siddharta Lounge. (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> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/german-spinner-dj-timo-jahns-will-mix-things-siddartha-lounge-649624#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz UAE Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:30:51 +0000 649624 at http://www.albawaba.com Get ready for some action! Amr Waked set to act alongside Gerard Butler in Dean Devlin's Geostorm http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/get-ready-some-action-amr-waked-set-act-alongside-gerard-butler-dean-devlins-geostorm- <p>Set to be released in October 2016, American sci-fi action thriller Geostorm will have Egyptian actor Amr Waked in its cast.</p> <p>Geostorm stars Gerard Butler, Katheryn Winnick and Abbie Cornish.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/get-ready-some-action-amr-waked-set-act-alongside-gerard-butler-dean-devlins-geostorm-" 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/amr.waked.jpg" alt="Waked is now cast for the upcoming blockbuster Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler. (Image: Facebook)" title="Waked is now cast for the upcoming blockbuster Geostorm, starring Gerard Butler. (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://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/get-ready-some-action-amr-waked-set-act-alongside-gerard-butler-dean-devlins-geostorm-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/get-ready-some-action-amr-waked-set-act-alongside-gerard-butler-dean-devlins-geostorm-#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Egypt International Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:23:08 +0000 649476 at http://www.albawaba.com