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Egyptian singer jailed over video inciting debauchery

Posted by on 13/12/2017
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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. The singer, who was fined 10,000 Egyptian […]

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

Posted by on 12/12/2017
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US filmmakers in Kuwait film a documentary on Nellie Mae Rowe’s life

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 simple yet expressive work. Relatively unknown during […]

Kohli, Bollywood’s Sharma marry in Italy

Posted by on 11/12/2017
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Kohli, Bollywood’s Sharma marry in Italy

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 share the news with you,” the celebrity […]

Iconic Gulf singer Abu Bakr Salem of Yemen dies aged 78

Posted by on 11/12/2017
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Iconic Gulf singer Abu Bakr Salem of Yemen dies aged 78

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, has died aged 78 in Saudi Arabia after leaving an indelible mark on music in the Arab world. Salem, who held Yemeni and Saudi nationalities, died of a long illness Sunday in a Riyadh hospital, his son […]

Lady Macbeth wins big at BIFAs

Posted by on 11/12/2017
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Lady Macbeth wins big at BIFAs

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 drama movie added to its two (BIFAs) victories announced last month – Best Cinematography and Best Costume Design for Ari Wegner and Holly Waddington respectively – by taking home Best Actress for Florence Pugh, Best Screenplay for […]

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

Posted by on 10/12/2017
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Kuwaiti film Sirb Al-Hamam wins two awards at Delhi International Film Festival

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 India. The film competed with 20 films from all over the Arab world, including Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Iraq, Palestine, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. It was announced as the winner of the Best Picture and Best Director for […]

France bids emotional farewell to rocker Hallyday

Posted by on 09/12/2017
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France bids emotional farewell to rocker Hallyday

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 Hallyday-the singer who taught the country how to rock-in a highly theatrical “people’s tribute” that brought Paris to a standstill. Tens of thousands of people lined the Champs Elysees to watch his white coffin, escorted by some […]

Saudi Arabia finds its funny bone with stand-up comedy

Posted by on 09/12/2017
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Saudi Arabia finds its funny bone with stand-up comedy

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 the world-and themselves-introducing a hissing, cackling audience to an art form widely unknown in the conservative kingdom: stand-up comedy. Chuckles and squeals ran through the crowd at a rare amateur comedy festival last week in the capital […]

Sirb AlHamam competes at Delhi International Film Festival

Posted by on 07/12/2017
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Sirb AlHamam competes at Delhi International Film Festival

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 under the Arab film category. Kuwait will compete with 20 films from all over the Arab world, including Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Iraq, Palestine, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. The event takes place on Sunday. The film’s director ‘Ramadan’ […]

French mourn death of ‘French Elvis’ Johnny Hallyday

Posted by on 06/12/2017
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French mourn death of ‘French Elvis’ Johnny Hallyday

French mourn death of ‘French Elvis’ Johnny Hallyday

Johnny Hallyday, whose death at 74 was announced by his wife and the French president yesterday was a rock and roll giant in his native France, surviving drug use, family strife and near-death episodes to strut the stage for more than fifty years. Known for his cowboy swagger, gravelly voice, abundant tattoos and leather biker […]

‘Shawshank’ star Tim Robbins’s real-life prison revolution

Posted by on 06/12/2017
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‘Shawshank’ star Tim Robbins’s real-life prison revolution

‘Shawshank’ star Tim Robbins’s real-life prison revolution

With an acclaimed starring role in “The Shawshank Redemption” and an Oscar nomination for directing “Dead Man Walking,” Tim Robbins owes many of his career highlights to the prison system. But the 59-year-old Hollywood star’s interest in criminal justice and the incarcerated extends far beyond his efforts to win critical approval or awards. Over a […]

Review: Tonya Harding tale ‘I, Tonya’ sticks the landing

Posted by on 06/12/2017
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Review: Tonya Harding tale ‘I, Tonya’ sticks the landing

Review: Tonya Harding tale ‘I, Tonya’ sticks the landing

“I, Tonya” is the Tonya Harding film you never knew you wanted: an outrageously entertaining reappraisal of the Olympic figure skater who, in 1994, was involved in a scheme to injure her main rival, Nancy Kerrigan. Resurrecting Harding from the yellowed pages of ’90s tabloids may seem about as necessary as a production of “Lorena […]

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