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Dangeroussss. Avril Lavigne tops the list. (Frederic Legrand - COMEO /
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Cybersecurity mega-house McAfee has released a list of the most celebrities people to Google—but who's at the top of the list?
Selena Gomez, the face of Puma. (Instagram / Puma)
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Puma and Selena Gomez have teamed-up to make the money rain.
From "Waltz with Bashir." (Sony Pictures Classics)
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The memory of Sabra and Shatila lives on 35 years after the massacre. Here are some works inspired by and based on that tragedy.
Salman Khan. (Arab News)
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Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is giving UAE officials a tour of the set of his new movie, "Tiger Zinda Hai."
From "Rashomon." (Daiei Film)
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When the world goes upside down, what can the best of cinema teach philosophers?
Riz Ahmed with his Emmy. (Kathy Hutchins /
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Pakistani-British actor Riz Ahmed became the first Muslim actor to nab an Emmy for his performance in "The Night Of."
Gigi and Bella. (Featureflash Photo Agency /
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Want your children to be supermodels? Yolanda Hadid "set her kids free" when they were 12, hoping they'd learn to be "independent" by 12.

September 18, 2017

Sean Spicer last night at the Emmys. (Frederic J Brown / AFP)
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Few expected Stephen Colbert to introduce his surprised guest at the Emmys last night—but in retrospect, it was unavoidable.
They look cute. (Instagram / alifazal9)
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Are Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha getting all lovey love, kissy kiss?
Nicole Kidman. (Featureflash Photo Agency /
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Australian star Nicole Kidman has won the Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie prize at the Primetime Emmy Awards.
Would you like a balloon? (Warner Bros. Pictures
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The film "It" continues dominating the box office, with "American Assassin" unable to take top spot.
Donald Glover takes the Emmy. (Jim Ruymen / UPI)
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The Emmys got pretty political yesterday. But here are the winners.

September 17, 2017

Donia Samir Ghanem at haj.
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After haj, Donia Samir Ghanem took off her hijab. People were less than happy.
Russell Brand and Adam Shankman. (Tinseltown /
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What do sex, drugs, and biscuits have in common? You'll find Russell Brand's mouth working all of them.
Mariam not in pyjamas. (Instagram)
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Mariam Hussein had the audacity to walk around Dubai in pyjamas today. Stuff is crazy.
Klodia, with her "best friend Nunu." (Instagram / klodia_hanna)
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Klodia Hanna will be playing Saddam Hussein's daughter in an upcoming film.
This seems like cutting-edge stuff. (Netflix)
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"The family who hugs together stays together." Shoot us now.
It's like James Bond's paradise. (
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At Alserkal Avenue, art lovers get their money's worth.
Former Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (Evan El-Amin /
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In what can only be described as "topical," there's a TV series being made about Bill Clinton's affair and attempted impeachment.

September 16, 2017

George and Amal. (Maginfoto /
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George Clooney couldn't be more in love, apparently—and the twins just add the cherry on top of the cake.
Sharif, an actor like his two-time Golden Globe winning grandfather, left Egypt in January 2011, just before the revolution. (Shutterstock)
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The grandson of actor Omar Sharif claims he is worried about returning to his native Egypt after coming out as being gay and half-Jewish.
Harry Dean Stanton. (Tinseltown /
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Harry Dean Stanton, the great actor who appeared in roles like "Twin Peaks," has passed.

September 15, 2017

Trevor Noah (L). (Kathy Hutchins /
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The "Daily Show" host has had his contract renewed by Comedy Central through 2022.
Host Stephen Colbert. (Ovidiu Hrubaru /
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The Emmys are back! Who's who at this year's big awards?
Coco plays the guitar. (Walt Disney)
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Get the details on Pixar's latest movie, "Coco."

September 14, 2017

Jennifer Lawrence. (Kathy Hutchins /
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Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence needed the Kardashians—Kourtney through Khloe—to maintain her sanity during the making of "Mother!"
Princess Jasmine. (Mariam Al-Qersh)
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Jasmine, Ariel, Belle, and Aurora: some of the iconic names Disney made into princesses. Now Egyptian artist Mariam al-Qersh
Marilyn. (Denis Makarenko /
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Justin Bieber once told Marilyn Manson that he made him "relevant" again by selling his repurposed shirts.
Selena Gomez and Francia Raisa. (Instagram / selenagomez)
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Francia Raisa is the name of the day because she saved former Disney starlet Selena Gomez's life.
Carly Rae Jepsen. (lev radin /
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Carly Rae Jepsen wants you to call her maybe—call her a real terror, that is! Dubai's in for a treat.
The first Husker Du album. (Reflex)
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Hüsker Dü drummer's Grant Hart has passed away. We take a quick look at a memorable life.
Souad Massi performing. (Schorle / Wikimedia Commons)
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Algerian folk singer Souad Massi enchanted Beirut's MusicHall Waterfront Tuesday evening, giving a "laid-back and intimate" performance.
"Ladies." (Team Coco / Warner Bros.)
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Bill Skarsgård, who plays Pennywise the Dancing Clown on "It," showed how to pull that awful smile.
Farewell, Frank Vincent. (Michael Bush / UPI )
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Frank Vincent, who appeared in films by Martin Scorsese and HBO's "The Sopranos," has died.

September 13, 2017

John Oliver. (HBO)
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HBO has finally decided what to do with "Last Week Tonight."
Mashrou' Leila. (Facebook / Mashrou' Leila)
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Insanely popular bands Mashrou' Leil, El Morabba3, and Sharmoofers will be performing in Egypt.
Haifa Wahbe...or is it? (FashionStock /
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Haifa Wehbe isn't the only woman out there with a face like Haifa Wehbe's.
Mike Tyson. (Kathy Hutchins /
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Hollywood actor Jamie Foxx is preparing to play Mike Tyson in a biopic of the controversial boxer.
Rebel Wilson. (Krista Kennell /
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Rebel Wilson took home four times the amount anyone else has ever taken in a defamation lawsuit. Get the details inside.
"Flappy Attack Crush." (Belal Shahin)
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Despite the odds and the lack of electricity, Belal Shahin is a teenager from Gaza making video games. Here's a brief look into the 15 year old's gradual rise.
Palestine Alternative Music Festival. (BUZZ)
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According to its organisers, the Palestine Alternative Music Festival (PAM Fest) is will be the first of its kind alternative Arab music festival in Amman.
Iron Zayn and Gigi Hadid. (Get it?) (Sky Cinema /
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Zayn Malik always to do the right thing for his girlfriend Gigi Hadid, and doesn't think too much about the pressures of dating in the spotlight.

September 12, 2017

JJ Abrams and Keri Russell. (Kathy Hutchins /
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After the departure of "Jurassic World" director Colin Trevorrow, Disney has announced the new director for "Star Wars IX."
And there will be dragons! And boats! It'll be the best station ever! (HBO)
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The Victorian state government revealed that the stations will be named through a public vote.
George Clooney couldn't stop being handsome if he tried. (Denis Makarenko /
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George Clooney and Angelina Jolie were forced to try and protect their movies at TIFF.
Filmmaker Ziad Doueiri. (AFP)
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Filmmaker Kamel El Basha was briefly detained as he landed at Beirut airport and will appear in front of a military tribunal over a film, partly shot in Israel.
This was never going to go well. (YouTube / E! Live from the Red Carpet)
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Jim Carrey was spotted at the New York Fashion Week, but he wasn't there to have fun.
Ilhan Omar on the cover of "Time." (Time)
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A Muslim woman is on the cover of "Time" magazine, and people are freaked in both good and bad ways.
Prince Harry, Duchess Kate Middleton, and Prince William. (Mr Pics /
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Plans are being put in place to organise the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, it has been claimed.
A model looks stylish as hell during New York Fashion Week. (Roy Rochlin / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP)
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Tall, short, big, small: we're all happy as hell that we're celebrating women—all women—at Fashion Week!
Kylie "Big Lips" Jenner. (Sky Cinema /
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"Life with Kylie" star Kylie Jenner had a moment of epiphany after a complaint she heard at age 15.
Larry David in his default state. (HBO)
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"Seinfeld" co-creator Larry David is back with season 9 of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." God help us all.

September 11, 2017

Actress Maram Ali. (Twitter)
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Such scandal. Syrian actress Maram Ali is the centre of controversy today for her shoulder tattoo
The North American cover of "Kingdom of Olives and Ash." (Harper Perennial)
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In "Kingdom of Olives and Ash," 26 writers take a tour of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, confronting what editor and Pulitzer Prize-winning writer calls "an offense to humanity." This is a review of the book.
Destroyed grave of Prophet Jonah, Iraq, Mosul. (Lena Ha / Shutterstock)
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Mosul, finally free from the grip of ISIS, is home to a swath of ancient treasures.
Rihanna at the Elysee Palace. (Frederic Legrand - COMEO /
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Rihanna made quite the entrance at a fashion show with a motorcycle.
Throw cash at him and maybe he'll stop murdering everyone. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Killer clowns mean box office gold. The new "It" film is king at the box office.
Imagine trying to introduce him to your parents. (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
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The Venice Film Festival just rewarded Guillermo del Toro ("Pan's Labyrinth") for his new film, "The Shape of Water."

September 10, 2017

Pennywise likes the money. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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The horror film "It" is doing really well, allowing Hollywood a sigh of relief.
Chris Rock. (Kathy Hutchins /
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The comedian Chris Rock is coming to Dubai. Get the details here.
From the TV adaptation of "12 Angry Men." (United Artists)
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"12 Angry Men" is a great play and a great film. And now it's coming to Dubai
Nicki Minaj Stuns in Curvy Red Skirt at Philip Plein NYFW Show. (Nicki Minaj / Swan Gallet / WWD / REX / Shutterstock)
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Nicki Minaj gets in a curvy red skirt and turns heads.
Kim Kardashian with husband Kanye West. (Instagram / KimKardashian)
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Kim Kardashian and Sharon Osbourne are decidedly at odds after Kim posted nude photos of herself.
Bashir Ahmad. (Emanuel Sarfaraz / Gulf News)
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In Lahore, a man named Bashir Ahmad is working to save Pakistani and Indian art from dying.

September 9, 2017

It's hard to separate Hello Psychaleppo from the art. (Facebook / Hello Psychaleppo)
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In the second half of our interview, Hello Psychaleppo talks to us about his upcoming album, "Toyour," and recommends some sweet Arabic music (mostly) to settle down the weekend.
"Hey kid. Wanna buy a balloon?" (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Stephen King's "It" returns to your screen after 27 years. But is it any good? Check-out Al Bawaba's review.
That "Who is the Coon?" shirt? Not the racism bit. (Ubisoft)
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"South Park" remains a satirical force, and it's now tackling racism in the "South Park"-iest way possible in its upcoming video game for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

September 8, 2017

Hello Psychaleppo performing in 2015. (Facebook / Hello Psychaleppo)
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We talked to Hello Psychaleppo's Samer, the remarkable musician who is breaking new ground in Arabic music, and he gave us an early peek at his new album.
He really just wants a root beer float. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Stephen King's "It" gets the big-screen treatment, but is the movie any good?

September 7, 2017

Maya Diab. (Instagram / mayadiab)
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LGBT+ champion and Lebanese singer had some interesting things to say about her 7 year old daughter perhaps being gay.
Somebody thought this was a good idea. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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After the steaming misfire that was "Suicide Squad," we're getting a sequel.
Jack Nicholson in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." (United Artists)
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Netflix is making "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" into a TV show.
Najwa Karam. (Twitter)
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Lebanese singer Najwa Karam had her heart stolen by a fan's dancing during a concert. See the video inside.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West. (Featureflash Photo Agency /
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"Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star Kim and her husband Kanye West are expecting a third child—a baby girl.
The "Aladdin" cast. (Facebook / Will Smith)
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"Aladdin" star Will Smith—the new Genie—is prepping you up for Disney's "Aladdin" remake.
Penelope Cruz stuns. (Paul Treadway / UPI)
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The Venice International Film Festival continues. Check-out the Hollywood stars—Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, and others!—walking the red carpet.

September 6, 2017

The judges: Elissa, Assi El Helani, and Mohamed Hamaki. Not pictured: Ahlam. (Facebook / Assi El Helani)
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Singer Assi el Helani may have just accidentally announced the judges on "The Voice" a little bit too early.
Actress Hend Sabri. (Instagram / hendsabri)
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Between Nancy Ajram, Ola Fares, Fifi Abdou, and Fairouz—who is the single most powerful woman in the Arab world?
Assala Nasri with her husband. (Instagram / assala_official)
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Syrian singer Assala Nasri tempted hell-fire today by saying she loved her husband, but hell-fire has yet to descend screaming from the sky.
Gigi Hadid checks her phone. (Buzz Foto / Rex / Shutterstock)
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Palestinian model Gigi Hadid made a racist video, offending Chinese fans. She's been advised to "not go to China."
It's the Magic School Bus. (Nelvana)
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"Hamilton" creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has composed the new theme for the "Magic School Bus." Life is weird.
But if Super Mario isn't a plumber, why is he climbing out of the sewer? (Nintendo)
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Super Mario being a plumber is a cornerstone of reality as we know it, but that reality has just changed—perhaps forever.
Colin Trevorrow appears alongside Naomi Watts. (Kathy Hutchins /
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Colin Trevorrow is leaving "Star Wars IX," continuing a pattern in Disney films.