Egyptian singer jailed over video inciting debauchery

Egyptian singer jailed over video inciting debauchery

An Egyptian court jailed a little-known singer for two years on Tuesday for inciting debauchery, judicial sources said, after she appeared in a music video in her underwear and suggestively eating a banana. Shyma’s song, titled “I have issues”, sparked controversy on social media in the conservative country.…

US filmmakers in Kuwait film a documentary on Nellie Mae Rowe’s life

In the world of art, many are admired for being self-taught. Some of them are unknown and unrecognized, yet they certainly leave a remarkable imprint on the world. One out of them was Nellie Mae Rowe, an African-American self-taught artist from Fayette, Georgia. People respect her for her…

Kohli, Bollywood’s Sharma marry in Italy

MUMBAI: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma got married in Italy yesterday, they said in a statement, ending weeks of frenzied speculation that they were getting hitched. “Today we have promised each other to be bound in love forever. We are truly blessed to…

Iconic Gulf singer Abu Bakr Salem of Yemen dies aged 78

Abu Bakr Salem, one of the most popular singers of the Gulf who synthesized Yemen’s rich musical traditions,…

Kylie to launch a 16-piece make-up brush collection

The 20-year-old television personality has revealed the “third holiday surprise” coming to her Kylie Cosmetics Silver Series range…

Lady Macbeth wins big at BIFAs

‘Lady Macbeth’ and ‘God’s Own Country’ were the big winners at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs). The…

Get the ‘post-Soviet’ look: How Russian street style went global

Russian street style might not conjure up images of high glamour, but the look is making its mark…

Kuwaiti film Sirb Al-Hamam wins two awards at Delhi International Film Festival

Kuwaiti film ‘Sirb Al-Hamam’ (The Pigeon Flock) won two awards at the 2017 Delhi International Film Festival in…

WWE announces signing first Kuwaiti competitor

Kuwaiti athlete Nasser Alruwayeh became the first competitor from the Gulf country to sign a contract with WWE,…

France bids emotional farewell to rocker Hallyday

‘He was someone who really counted in French people’s lives’ France paid an emotional farewell yesterday to Johnny…

Saudi Arabia finds its funny bone with stand-up comedy

We aim to destroy extremism through comedy Saudis took the stage one by one to poke fun at…

Sirb AlHamam competes at Delhi International Film Festival

Kuwaiti film ‘Sirb Al-Hamam’ (The Pigeon Flock) will be screened at the Delhi International Film Festival in India…

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