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The Night King awaits. (HBO)
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In a few days, "Game of Thrones" will wrap its seventh, and penultimate, season. Are you excited for the grand finale?

August 23, 2017

Hala Al Turk on the magazine cover. (Instagram / halamalturk)
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The 15 year old Bahraini star shared a photo of herself gracing the cover of international magazine "Woman."
At least one "Bad Boy" fan getting the news. (Columbia Pictures)
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Martin Lawrence has said that he doubts "Bad Boys 3" will be happening anytime soon.
Actor Channing Tatum will be portraying Gambit. (Denis Makarenko / / Disney–ABC Domestic Television)
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It looks like the movie starring popular "X-Men" character Gambit is going to be R-rated.
George and Amal Clooney. (Maginfoto /
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Lebanese-British Amal Clooney and husband George donated $1 million to help combat racism after the riots in Charlottesville.
Marlis Petersen performing. (
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The Dubai Concert Committee is really excited to bring world-renowned opera soprano Marlis Petersen and pianist Camillo Radicke to Dubai.
Taylor Swift. (David Silpa / UPI)
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After going dark on social media, Taylor Swift has returned with a bunch of videos about...snakes. But there's more here than meets the eye.
Actor Shah Rukh Khan. (Denis Makarenko /
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Who do you think is making the most amount of money in Hollywood this year? Will Smith? Mark Wahlberg? The Rock?

August 22, 2017

Eman Al-Shmety's brand new haircut. (Instagram / emanshmety)
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The star, who competed in "Arabs Got Talent" season 5, surprised fans on Instagram by going hijab-less
Arundhati Roy stands on the right. (lev radin /
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In her new novel, the struggles Arundhati Roy describes escape their immediate surroundings. Here, a Palestinian activist talks about what this novel means for Palestine.
Arab. (Facebook / Arab Arts Focus)
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The irony of Britain barring Arab artists entry to talk about struggles in the Arab world is thick.
Mohammed Assaf. (Wikimedia Commons)
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Amman is getting a bit of a treat with Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf performing during Eid!
The face that launched a thousand likes. (WeAreTheMedium 2017)
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Narcy, a pretty accomplished rapper-hip hop artist (and author) is back with a truthful, pretty funny new video and song. Check it out here.
Goodbye, "Despacito." For now. (Universal Latin)
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"Despacito" seemed destined to rule for a while. But that while has been cut short by a (very) surprise contender.
Living the dream. (Ubisoft)
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"Assassin's Creed: Origins," looks killer. The fact it's set in Egypt just makes it that much more exciting.

August 21, 2017

Khaled Bosakhar. (Facebook)
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Khaled Bosakhar has gone in to treat his catheterization. See the photo inside!
La Perle by Dragone. (Facebook)
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Designed by Italian mastermind Franco Dargone, La Perle promises to be a treat Emiratis will never forget.
George and Amal go for a bite. (MEGA)
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Superstar couple George and Amal Clooney had a sweet lunch in Italy without the twins, who were nowhere to be seen.
From Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus," a famous Renaissance painting. (Wikimedia Commons)
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In Cosenza, Italy, a fire took three people's lives and burned priceless, Renaissance-era manuscripts.
"The Hitman's Bodyguard" poster. (Lionsgate Films)
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The Samuel L. Jackson - Ryan Reynolds action comedy is the no. 1 film at the US box office, beating-out "Anabelle: Creation."
The difficulty of drawing a matching second eye. (Twitter / art_dose)
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Who said Arab art was dying? These beautiful pieces by some fantastic, unknown Arab artists will make your morning.
Producer Joel Silver. (UPI / Phil McCarten)
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Joel Silver, who has produced films like "Lethal Weapon" and "The Matrix," has been sued over over his assistant Carmel Musgrove, who was 25 when she died.

August 20, 2017

From "The Nutty Professor." (Paramount Pictures)
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The talent behind films like "The Nutty Professor" and the unfortunate "The Day the Clown Cried" has passed away. He was 91.
From the "Zivar" collection. (Facebook)
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Dubai will get to know the elegant designs of am:pm this September 8th and 9th. Get the details here.
Andrew Scott. (Christine Chew / UPI)
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Andrew Scott, who played Moriarty on BBC's "Sherlock," will play Hamlet on TV.
Such scandal. (Instagram / singeramar)
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You got a problem with Amar wearing swimsuits? Amar doesn't care.
Dubai police. (Frankris /
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The country has rejected other, similar video games, stating they would "corrupt" young people's minds.
From "Mosul." (FRONTLINE PBS)
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The documentary "Mosul" looks to be a real white-knuckle experience: the story of four Iraqi soldiers fighting Daesh in the ruins of a city.
Jannat is a bride! (Instagram / Jannat)
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Moroccan singer Jannat has begun teasing fans with details of her wedding to Egyptian lawyer Mohammed Nu'man.
Annabelle reacts to the verdict. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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Lebanon has decided to ban the film "Annabelle: Creation," but it wasn't about how lazy the movie is.

August 19, 2017

Madonna. (John Angelillo / UPI)
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The international superstar celebrated her birthday in Italy.
From "Jagga Jsoos." (UTV Motion Pictures)
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Bollywood films are greatly under-performing, putting Bollywood itself at risk.
The face of a billion dollars. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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"The Conjuring" franchise continues unabated to the top of the box office.
Director Roman Polanski. (Denis Makarenko /
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The director of films like "Rosemary's Baby" and "Chinatown" will still face trial, a judge has ruled, for raping a 13 year old.

August 18, 2017

Like "The Flintstones," but in space. (MGM)
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"The Jetsons" is coming back to TV, with "Forrest Gump" director Robert Zemeckis executive producing.
Actress Fadwa Suleiman. (Wikimedia Commons)
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Fadwa Suleiman was an accomplished actress. But she was also a very brave woman who said no to injustice.
Kim Kardashian with Saint West. (Instagram / kimkardashian)
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Remember when Beyonce had twins? Kim Kardashian remembers.

August 17, 2017

Haifa Wehbe showing-off some prizes. ( /
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Haifa Wehbe made this teenage fan very happy by pulling him up on stage to sing alongside her.
Is it Emma Stone? (Andrea Raffin /
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Angelina Jolie? Jennifer Aniston? Viola Davis? Who does Hollywood value most?
Tamer Hosny. (Twitter)
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Tamer Hosny was photographed showing-off his handprints at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, becoming the first Arab actor to receive that honour, but was it all a lie?
An inspiration, always.
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Actor. Athlete. Artist. Photographer. Ala’a al-Din Al-Zibaq took names, and he did it with Down syndrome.
Down the Yas Marina Circuit she goes! (Instagram / supecarblondie)
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Alex Hirschi, better known as supercarblondie, is living the dream: driving supercars super fast and getting paid for it.
HBO this morning. (HBO)
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Hackers took over more HBO accounts today, saying they were "just testing [their] security." HBO is not pleased.
Bella Hadid is in vogue. (Karl Lagerfeld / Vogue Arabia)
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The super popular Palestinian-American model has graced the cover of "Vogue Arabia."

August 16, 2017

Mohamed Ramadan in his car with his brother. (Instagram)
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Mohamed Ramadan is super offended that Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has snubbed him, and is wondering if it's because he's popular.
Meanwhile, in Spain. (HBO)
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The new "Game of Thrones" episode was accidentally aired.
Detail from Ayham Jabr's "Damascus Under Siege," which will be on display. (
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"Transition: Contemporary Art from the Middle East" will showcase the work of 38 modern Arab artists, and will include workshops
Actor Van Kilmer. (Tinseltown /
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"1st Born," starring Val Kilmer, will involve an Iranian family and an American family coming together after their children's pregnancy goes awry.
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt. ( /
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Anna Faris had some choice words to say yesterday to any people stuck in an unhappy place out there, following her separation from "Guardians of the Galaxy" star Chris Pratt.
From "The Deuce," the show Marc Henry Johnson produced. (HBO)
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Marc Johnson, a producer on "The Deuce," was sentenced to a year in prison for his involvement in Dr. Kristen Cerveny's death.
Blonde. James Blonde. (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Columbia Pictures)
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In a sitdown with Stephen Colbert, Daniel Craig, the actor who's played James Bond in "Casino Royale," "Quantum of Solace," "Skyfall," and "Spectre," revealed who'll be playing Bond in the next film.

August 15, 2017

Billy Jean is not his lover because his only love is for God. (Toronto International Film Festival)
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What do Egypt and Michael Jackson have in common? "Sheikh Jackson."
Another Indian celebration: Holi. (Kertu /
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India celebrates its independence from Britain on August 15th, and this year, UAE's Indians are giving the country a touch of colour.
Team Liquid wins!
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You think "Dota 2" is just a game. "Dota 2" is a living.
Taylor Swift performing. (SUZANNE CORDEIRO / AFP)
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Taylor Swift has won her sexual abuse case against DJ David Mueller, concluding an incident begun in 2013.
Newspapers announcing Prince's death. (Lenscap Photography /
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"Love Symbol #2," named after the iconic singer's beloved shade of purple, is now officially a thing.
Star Ryan Reynolds with his family. (Kathy Hutchins /
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"Deadpool 2," starring Ryan Reynolds as the titular character, has become the cause of tragedy after a stunt driver died on-set.
Leonardo! (Keizo Mori / UPI)
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Academy Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio will be playing his namesake da Vinci, the famous Italian polymath.

August 14, 2017

From "Ali's Wedding." (Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd)
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"Ali's Wedding" is generating serious buzz!
Ghada Adel's heinous crime. (Instagram)
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Ghada Adel has been spotted holding a cigarette and the world will not stand.
Actor and screenwriter. (Michael Bush / UPI)
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John Bologna, who won an Emmy Award for "Acts of Love and Other Comedies" and appeared in a variety of films across decades, has passed away, his wife confirmed.
Ugh, did he just offer me his hand? (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)
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Here’s some truth: if you have brought into this narrative you are either naive, lacking in imagination and possibly semi-educated. You lack basic critical thinking abilities. There, we went and said it.
"Do your worst."—HBO, probably. (HBO)
11:30 GMT
HBO is still in trouble. A hacker has released material from "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "The Deuce," and "Ballers," but has yet to throw-out more episodes from "Game of Thrones."
Amman depicted in a drawing. (Babayuka /
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The “Identity and the City” project is seeking to evolve the meaning and culture of Jordanian cities, allowing them to retain their identities while looking forward to the future.
Miley Cyrus with father Billy Ray. (Instagram / mileycyrus)
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MTV's Teen Choice Awards continue to let you know what stars teenagers do and do not love. Miley Cyrus, the Ultimate Choice Award winner, ultimately chose to not show-up.
Amir Khan. (Matt A. Scott /
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Following an extraordinary, public Facebook fight, Amir Khan and Anthony Joshua have patched things-up. But is Khan still leaving Faryal?

August 13, 2017

Mahmoud Darwish. (File photo)
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"Welcome to this grief-stricken land," he wrote, "whose perception in literature is more beautiful than its reality."
She seems like a nice psycho killer doll. (Warner Bros. Pictures)
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"Annabelle: Creation" has taken the number 1 spot at the US box office, bringing a sense of Halloween early to October.
Detail from one of the sunflower paintings.
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Vincent van Gogh's sunflower paintings have been separated for centuries. Now, at least, you can see them all together through the power of Facebook live.
John Petrucci admires his guitar neck. (TDC Photography /
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Dream Theater is coming to Dubai later this year!
Luis Fonsi in front of the pyramids. (Instagram / luisfonsi)
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Luis Fonsi, the guy behind "Despacito," went to Egypt. "Despacito" fans went wild.
The defendant has already appealed the primary judgement before the Appeal Court that will hold its first hearing soon | Shutterstock.
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Defendant jailed after his stepson accidentally saw oral sex photos on mother’s laptop.
From "The Other Side of Hope." (B Plan)
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"The Other Side of Hope," directed by Aki Kaurismaki, opened the 2017 Sarajevo Film Festival.
Not bad, Nesrin!
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We would have thought that giving birth is the perfect excuse to not look like a million dollar babe…that sadly does not apply to Nesrin Sayed Abdelfattah, Mohamed Ramadan’s wife.

August 10, 2017

Untitled from Afro series, 2016 - Victor Sitali. (Maraya Art Centre)
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In Dubai, the Collectivity exhibition a the Maraya Art Centre allows artists to show the power of collaboration.
The real question is what the guy at the front thought of them all. (Instagram)
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Kourtney Kardashian popped-up in Egypt with her Tunisian boyfriend, delighting fans.
Detail from one of Wedad Nasser's paintings. (Wedad Nasser)
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Named after Iraqi artist Wedad Alorfali, Jordanian artist Wedad Al Nasser uses paint to talk about the horrors and traumas of being exiled from home.