Oh la laaa. (MEGA)
June 29, 2017 - 13:54 GMT
They were spotted kissing passionately and drinking champagne. Rihanna's Saudi billionaire beau isn't too hard on the eyes, either.
Controversial star Gal Gadot. (Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.)
June 29, 2017 - 13:17 GMT
There is no shortage of Middle Eastern Wonder Women. And Gal Gadot—a former IDF instructor who supported the 2014 war on Gaza—is a controversial choice to play a feminist character.
Filmmaking master Bong Joon-ho. (Tomdog / Wikimedia Commons)
June 29, 2017 - 12:38 GMT
Bong Joon-ho ("Memories of Murder") is among the best filmmakers alive today. In this interview, he discusses his latest film, the highly acclaimed "Okja," and the observations that created it.
Adele. (Samir Hussein / Getty Images for September Management)
June 29, 2017 - 11:43 GMT
Is Adele saying bye? Maybe. Is she raising money for the possibly hundreds of Grenfell Tower victims? Definitely.
Farewell, Michael Nyqvist. (Jason Merritt / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)
June 29, 2017 - 10:56 GMT
Michael Nyqvist, a major Swedish star and author who'd made a splash in Hollywood, has passed away.
A view of Buhairah Corniche from a residential tower in Sharjah, UAE. (Basil D Soufi)
June 29, 2017 - 09:30 GMT
Sharjah was named World Book Capital for 2019—the third Arab city to earn this distinction in 15 years.
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June 29, 2017 - 08:30 GMT
Think science-fiction and fantasy aren't rooted in Islam and the Arab world? You'd be wrong.
June 29, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
The new Batman movie will be "noir-inspired." Rain. Jazz. A morally questionable femme fatale. Batman. Sounds good, actually.
Bella! (Dimitrios Kambouris / GETTY IMAGES / NORTH AMERICA AFP)
June 29, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Speaking words that sound like music to a capitalist boss's ears, Bella Hadid says she doesn't need The Weeknd,
Rey's got a plan. (YouTube / Disney)
June 28, 2017 - 16:30 GMT
They're not quite Disney Princesses yet, but Leia, Rey, and Jyn Erso will be kicking the "Forces of Destiny," a Disney YouTube web series based on the "Star Wars" films.
The beautiful poster. (TriStar Pictures)
June 28, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
The new Edgar Wright film is out. This is an action-filled thriller with heart and the reviews are a-m-a-z-i-n-g.
Tristan Thompson and Khloe Kardashian. (Instagram / realtristan13)
June 28, 2017 - 15:39 GMT
Oh Khloe, Khloe: wherefore art thou Khloe? Tristan Thompson seems to love Khloe Kardashian. He's said so a bunch of different ways.
Hamzeh Al Maaytah at his stall. (AFP)
June 28, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
Bibliophiles and book lovers gathered to save a point of pride in the Jordanian capital: a progressive, pay-as-you-like bookstore run by a bibliophile.
Maziar Heidari conducting. (Mehr News Agency)
June 28, 2017 - 13:47 GMT
Maziar Heidari, an Iranian musician and composer residing in Canada, has received award recognition.
Tony Fisher's struggle. (YouTube / Tony Fisher)
June 28, 2017 - 12:58 GMT
Life is short and we are all going to die. Why reach for the stars when you could be making fidget spinners? Here's a really big one a guy in Britain invented.
Assalan those weren't even hers. (Instagram / assala_official)
June 28, 2017 - 12:23 GMT
Who said Arabic stars couldn't do drugs as well as their Hollywood counterparts? Not Syrian singer Assala Nasri.