July 26, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Who said hip-hop wasn't for the Middle East? Jordan's hip-hop scene is lively, and writer Yazeed Makhlouf is happy to give you a tour.
This writer's attempt at the 'stache. I'm not a designer, and for good reason. (Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.)
July 26, 2017 - 14:14 GMT
With the "Justice League" reshoots under way, Henry Cavill's moustache is getting in the way.
The BBC Arabic logo. (BBC)
July 26, 2017 - 13:09 GMT
Arabic calligraphy is old—but it took a while to easily match English fonts around the world. So who made it happen? Mourad Boutros, world.
Professor Richard Peña. (Rami Khoury / Al Bawaba)
July 26, 2017 - 11:40 GMT
For 25 years, professor Richard Peña was responsible for selecting movies for the New York Film Festival. He is a film encyclopedia and a vital voice in the world of film. We sat down with him for a chat about films, the importance of independent cinema, and more.
July 26, 2017 - 09:48 GMT
What do "Indiana Jones," "Star Wars," "Lawrence of Arabia," and "The Martian" have in common? They were filmed in Jordan, that's what.
Matt Groening with Homer and Bart, notably not murdering them. (s_bukley /
July 26, 2017 - 08:24 GMT
Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons and Futurama, is back with a new show. But we all know what "Disenchantment" is really about.
James Bond actor Daniel Craig. (Piotr Zajac /
July 25, 2017 - 14:30 GMT
Cars. Chases. Explosions. Death. Cheesy villains. Bond is coming back, baby. In a year or two.
Esma Voloder. (Instagram)
July 25, 2017 - 13:57 GMT
A Muslim! A Muslim winning Miss Australia! How dare she? Luckily for everyone, Esma Voloder—Miss World Australia, 2017—is pure class.
Mia Khalifa is best known for her brief career as a porn-star. (Twitter)
July 25, 2017 - 13:19 GMT
The Lebanese-American has caused a lot of controversy in her life, but nothing quite like this.
Carole Samaha during Byblos Festival 2016. (Instagram)
July 25, 2017 - 11:49 GMT
Carole Samaha is the latest Arab artist to take-up "Despacito." Ohhhhhhhh
Egyptian actress Yasmine Sabri. (Instagram)
July 25, 2017 - 10:52 GMT
Egyptian actress Yasmine Sabri is happy she's on TC Candler's 100 Most Beautiful Faces list. As a candidate, anyway.
Untitled by Margo Veillon. (1967) (Green Art Gallery)
July 25, 2017 - 09:42 GMT
In the 1950s through the 1970s, Egyptian women created art out of political and social turmoil. The Green Art Gallery is celebrating their achievements.
Sama El-Masrii at the tomb. (Instagram)
July 24, 2017 - 15:25 GMT
We're not saying she's a role model. We're saying that nobody deserves to tell her what to do.
Woo fashion. (Villa Baboushka)
July 24, 2017 - 13:28 GMT
Ah, Villa Baboushka: the light at the end of a fashionless, dark tunnel in Egypt.
July 24, 2017 - 12:40 GMT
Marvel's got some exciting movies lined-up. It's actually quite excited about them. (As are Marvel's fans, so who are we to judge? "Black Panther" looks great, though.)
A shot from
July 24, 2017 - 11:30 GMT
Christopher Nolan's "Dunkirk" made a solid case for original movies by debuting at no. 1 in the box office.