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  • May 16th, 2012 - 15:39 GMT

    As the Egyptian presidential elections are fast approaching (due May 23-24) we are inevitably hearing from our Egyptian celebrities. These local hot-shots have managed to find themselves involved or dragged into the Tahrir fray before now.
  • May 11th, 2012 - 14:10 GMT

    The second season of the pan-Arab hit talent contest Arabs Got Talent, already underway, has been causing more than its fair share of buzz lately. Just ahead of today's final auditions rounds, we bring you the juiciest auditions so far. We've been spoilt for choice in creative talent stakes at this early stage of the game.
  • May 5th, 2012 - 14:49 GMT

    This slideshow in pictures, highlights some 11 prominent cases of Muslims and non-Muslims causing offense to Islam. In conclusion, however, maybe those of the Muslim world still feel most strongly about those 'outsiders' as Terry Jones who burn Qurans or the Danish cartoonist. In (dis) honor of Pastor Terry's recent repeat offense against Islam and Muslims, we think back to all the crimes against Islam that have caused or started a Muslim fire of outrage.
  • Apr 30th, 2012 - 07:15 GMT

    Keeping it Middle Eastern, on Labor Day, it seems fitting that we shift our global tuned eyes to the under-appreciated traditional workers in Arab society. We pay tribute to the labor intensive work performed under the scorching Arabian heat, to the silent man who lugs the crates or barrels of gas door to door in your neighborhood.
  • Apr 27th, 2012 - 13:32 GMT

    A mix of regional celebrity news - from politics, to performances and poetry.
  • Apr 22nd, 2012 - 16:50 GMT

    In a sequel to Bet You Didn't Know these Celebs Were Arab, here's a run-down of some of the region's wealthiest 'Arabs' abroad. A short-list of the Arab diaspora's most affluent members.
  • Apr 17th, 2012 - 20:34 GMT

    We are proud to announce a list of Western stars and luminaries of the entertainment and art world who have something of the Arab within! Did you know that the following famous people had Arab origins? Here's a selection of Hollywood acting legends and singing stars, who come in degrees of Arab-ness, from partial, to fully-fledged and native speaking.
  • Apr 13th, 2012 - 13:39 GMT

    After quite the build up, and biding our time with the 'funniest' Egyptian potential candidates for President, here's the real deal, with the top ten, big guns, in the presidential race, 2012. Ten serious contenders for the title Final Presidential Candidates.
  • Apr 10th, 2012 - 15:33 GMT

    Stratfor's Global Intelligence Files: This email trove of 5 million gathered from the Stratfor database has caused the latest spy drama to leak out of our security conscious world. We have highlighted some of the more salient features from the copious discussions regarding the Middle East, in our Stratfor on the Middle East gallery.
  • Apr 6th, 2012 - 19:42 GMT

    Food for thought this Easter straight from the holy heart of Christianity's birth and resting place. Delicacies from the Middle East add an Arab flavor to the holidays.