Al Bawaba - Entertainment http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/%2A en 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 Welcome 2015 at the most fashionable event of the season with Roberto Cavalli http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/welcome-2015-most-fashionable-event-season-roberto-cavalli-635492 <p><a title="Designer Roberto Cavalli to host NYE party in Dubai" href="http://www.khaleejtimes.com/citytimes/inside.asp?xfile=/data/inthecity/2014/December/inthecity_December57.xml&amp;section=inthecity&amp;" target="_blank">It’s arguably going to be the most fashionable New Year’s Eve party in town.</a></p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/welcome-2015-most-fashionable-event-season-roberto-cavalli-635492" 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/Cavalli-Club-Dubai-fb.jpg" alt="Cavalli Club knows how to bring the party in Dubai! (Image: Facebook)" title="Cavalli Club knows how to bring the party in 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.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/welcome-2015-most-fashionable-event-season-roberto-cavalli-635492" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/welcome-2015-most-fashionable-event-season-roberto-cavalli-635492#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Star Scoop UAE Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:05:56 +0000 635492 at http://www.albawaba.com More Omar Khairat for Cairo! Pianist to perform at MUST Opera House http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/more-omar-khairat-cairo-pianist-perform-must-opera-house-635474 <p><a title=" Egyptian musician Omar Khairat at MUST Opera" href="http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/5/33/118423/Arts--Culture/Music/Art-Alert-Egyptian-musician-Omar-Khairat-at-MUST-O.aspx" target="_blank">Renowned Egyptian musician Omar Khairat</a> will perform at MUST Opera House, located in the 6th of October city on the outskirts of Cairo, on 29 December.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/more-omar-khairat-cairo-pianist-perform-must-opera-house-635474" 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/Omar-Khairat-dubai-fb.jpg" alt="Omar Khairat performing in Dubai this December. (Image: Facebook)" title="Omar Khairat performing in Dubai this December. (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/more-omar-khairat-cairo-pianist-perform-must-opera-house-635474" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/more-omar-khairat-cairo-pianist-perform-must-opera-house-635474#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Egypt Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:45:28 +0000 635474 at http://www.albawaba.com Ever the humanitarian musician, Mohammad Assaf perfect for 16th Hala February Festival http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ever-humanitarian-musician-mohammad-assaf-perfect-16th-hala-february-festival-635470 <p><a title="Hala February marks Amir’s UN honoring – One-month festival kicks off Jan 6 " href="http://news.kuwaittimes.net/hala-february-marks-amirs-un-honoring-one-month-festival-kicks-off-jan-6/" target="_blank">The 16th Hala February Festival in 2015</a> will take place from Jan 8 to Feb 6 with humanitarian work as its motto to mark the honoring of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah by the United Nations.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/ever-humanitarian-musician-mohammad-assaf-perfect-16th-hala-february-festival-635470" 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/Assaf_makes_new_Gaza_vid.jpg" alt="Mohammad Assaf is a humanitarian at heart. " title="Mohammad Assaf is a humanitarian at heart. " 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.kuwaittimes.net" title="Kuwait Times " target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/185.png" title="Kuwait Times " border="0" /></a> All rights reserved. © Kuwait Times Newspaper 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ever-humanitarian-musician-mohammad-assaf-perfect-16th-hala-february-festival-635470" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/ever-humanitarian-musician-mohammad-assaf-perfect-16th-hala-february-festival-635470#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Kuwait Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:37:58 +0000 635470 at http://www.albawaba.com Can you feel the beat? Boney M is Muscat bound in February http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/can-you-feel-beat-boney-m-muscat-bound-february-635456 <p>Boney M, the coolest band of the 70's and 80's, will set the Muscat music scene on fire in February 2015 For music lovers, this is one name that will make their hearts skip more than a beat."Boney M is truly an unforgettable name in the history of music. This glamorous and extremely likeable group came together in 1976 and has since then occupied a special place in the hearts of music lovers the world over," a spokesperson from Black &amp; White magazine, the organisers of the concert, said here yesterday.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/can-you-feel-beat-boney-m-muscat-bound-february-635456" 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/Boney-M-oztix.com.jpg" alt="Boney M has been making music for decades. Will Muscat dig? (Image: www.oztix.com.au)" title="Boney M has been making music for decades. Will Muscat dig? (Image: www.oztix.com.au)" 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.timesofoman.com" title="Times of Oman" target="_blank"><img src="http://pub.syndigate.info/logos/small/89.png" title="Times of Oman" border="0" /></a> © Muscat Press and Publishing House SAOC 2014 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/can-you-feel-beat-boney-m-muscat-bound-february-635456" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/can-you-feel-beat-boney-m-muscat-bound-february-635456#comments ENTERTAINMENT Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Oman Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:20:22 +0000 635456 at http://www.albawaba.com Turkish TV show fined for playing sick "love trick" on unsuspecting wives http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/turkish-tv-show-fined-playing-sick-love-trick-unsuspecting-wives-635446 <p>Turkey’s television regulator has handed a record fine to a popular game show for a segment where husbands were filmed dancing with other women as their wives looked on, reports said Sunday.</p> <p>The game show, “I Don’t Know, My Spouse Knows” was fined 410,000 Turkish lira ($177,000, 145,000 euros) by the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTUK) which has come under fire in recent months for a number of stern rulings.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/turkish-tv-show-fined-playing-sick-love-trick-unsuspecting-wives-635446" 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/tv_game_show.jpg" alt="PRICE OF IMMORALITY: The popular show “Ben Bilmem Eşim Bilir” (I Don’t Know, My Partner Knows) has been fined 410,000 Turkish lira by RTÜK. (Image: Arab News)" title="PRICE OF IMMORALITY: The popular show “Ben Bilmem Eşim Bilir” (I Don’t Know, My Partner Knows) has been fined 410,000 Turkish lira by RTÜK. (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/turkish-tv-show-fined-playing-sick-love-trick-unsuspecting-wives-635446" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/turkish-tv-show-fined-playing-sick-love-trick-unsuspecting-wives-635446#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Star Scoop Turkey Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:03:00 +0000 635446 at http://www.albawaba.com A Tragedy comes to Egypt: London's famous Globe Theatre brings Hamlet to Alexandria http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/tragedy-comes-egypt-londons-famous-globe-theatre-brings-hamlet-alexandria-635300 <p>London’s Globe Theatre will stage a performance of William Shakespeare's Hamlet at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina on Monday 12 January.</p> <p>The visit comes as part of the theatre troupe's two year world tour, which was launched on 23 April this year, as part of celebrations marking Shakespeare's 450th birthday.</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/tragedy-comes-egypt-londons-famous-globe-theatre-brings-hamlet-alexandria-635300" 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/Hamlet_Egypt.jpg" alt="Hamlet by The Globe theatre. (Image:: from Bibliotheca Alexandrina&#039;s promotional material)" title="Hamlet by The Globe theatre. (Image:: from Bibliotheca Alexandrina&#039;s promotional material)" 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://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/tragedy-comes-egypt-londons-famous-globe-theatre-brings-hamlet-alexandria-635300" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/tragedy-comes-egypt-londons-famous-globe-theatre-brings-hamlet-alexandria-635300#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Al Bawaba Buzz Egypt International Mon, 22 Dec 2014 04:00:00 +0000 635300 at http://www.albawaba.com Wowzers! Myriam Fares looks smokin' hot on the cover of her new hit album "AMAN" http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/wowzers-myriam-fares-looks-smokin-hot-cover-her-new-hit-album-aman-635188 <p dir="ltr">Myriam Fares has a new album out and she looks smokin' hot on the cover!</p> <p dir="ltr">The fabulous superstar posted a photo of the album cover, titled "AMAN" (Safety), where she appears&nbsp;to be swinging on a silk rope while dreamily staring into the distance.</p> <p dir="ltr">The sun-kissed singer's skimpy creamy-silver outfit revealed her toned abs and bottom, while her volumed curly hair sexily blew in the "wind."</p> <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/entertainment/wowzers-myriam-fares-looks-smokin-hot-cover-her-new-hit-album-aman-635188" 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/Screen_Shot_2014-12-21_at_4.54.50_PM.png" alt="The official AMAN poster by Myriam Fares. (Image: Facebook)" title="The official AMAN poster by Myriam Fares. (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/wowzers-myriam-fares-looks-smokin-hot-cover-her-new-hit-album-aman-635188" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.albawaba.com/entertainment/wowzers-myriam-fares-looks-smokin-hot-cover-her-new-hit-album-aman-635188#comments ENTERTAINMENT In the limelight Latest News Music Reviews Lebanon Middle East Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:18:19 +0000 635188 at http://www.albawaba.com