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2008-10-13 00:00:19

Famous Lebanese superstar Carole Samaha held a musical concert for "Eid Al Fiter" (insert definition) on October 2 at "Le Royal" hotel in Amman. Carole performed many of her greatest hits and the audience sang along to her songs and danced to her music. According to the London daily Elaph, the famous Lebanese superstar Ragheb Alameh also joined Samaha for the "Eid" celebration in Jordan. This was the first time the two Lebanese superstars performed together. Carole's public relations...

2008-10-13 00:00:19

The famous Egyptian comedian Adel Imam is preparing for his upcoming film, written by Yousif Maati and produced by "Good New" production. The story of the film revolves around an Egyptian businessman who returns to Egypt after spending some time in the Gaza Strip in Palestine. When he returns to Egypt he meets four young men and starts a business with them. The men travel to Syria, Lebanon, Sudan and Iraq for their business. When they return to Egypt they are devastated after seeing the...

2008-10-12 03:00:09

NEC Computers, a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, has announced that it will be returning to the Gitex Technology week scheduled to be held between 19th and the 23rd October at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. NEC Computers will be showcasing at booth D10-1 in the Sheikh Maktoum Hall, where NEC Computers will display their various products and technologies that have been expertly engineered to make the problems concerning infrastructure and the decision making process a...

2008-10-08 15:00:24

The National Council for human rights in Egypt awarded the television drama series "Sarkhat Untha" (Female Cry) the first prize for best drama series produced between 2007 and 2008. The council, headed by Dr. Botros Ghali, hosted a celebration for the occasion in Cairo. The judging committee, which includes 20 critics and artists, were present at the celebration. There were over 50 series judged by the committee. The series also received the award for best writer, best director and best...

2008-10-07 12:00:35

Lebanese artist Najwa Karam has finished filming her latest video clip for the song "Habibi Ma Bkhabi Aleek" (My Love Won't Hide Anything From You), from her album released two months ago. Najwa chose the director Randa Al Alam for her video clip. The new clip will be produced by the famous music production company 'Rotana.' According to the London daily Elaph, the song was written by Toni Asmar and composed by Wisam Al Amir. In the clip Najwa's lover is a French engineer. The new...

2008-10-07 12:00:35

During the holy month of Ramadan the Lebanese artist Maysam Nahas traveled to Algeria to host a charity concert. All concert proceeds were donated to Algerian orphans. The charity "Sovac," which organized the celebration, invited Maysam to visit the "SOS" village for orphans. She spent a great time with the children there. According to the London daily Elaph, Maysam also hosted a concert at the "Persil Theater" in Paris, drawing over 10,000 fans. The Theater has hosted many famous...

2008-10-07 12:00:35

According to a report published in an Egyptian newspaper several female movie stars are competing to play the role of the late Lebanese artist Suzan Tamim in a few different films about her life story. The young Egyptian actress Mina Shalabi has been nominated to star in one of the films, "Qitah Wa Arbait Thiab" (A Cat And Four Wolves). Another fillm called "Afrit Suzan" (Suzan's Devil) depicts Suzan and her relationship with the famous Egyptian businessman Hisham Talat Mustafa. There are...

2008-10-01 12:00:18

Under the patronage of his Royal Highness Sheikh Daij Al Khalifah Al Subah from Kuwait a celebration was held for television creativity. The Kuwaiti host Halima Poland received an award for 'best television host' this Ramadan for her program "Yabilah," aired on the Kuwaiti first channel. The program lasts for an hour and a half where people call in and win prizes. Halima's show also received an award for the 'best Ramadan television riddles show.' The public voted for the artists...

2008-09-30 21:00:24

Sheikha Shamma and Sheikha Salaama attend Barney's Musical Castle 'Eid in Dubai' and Global Village present action-packed children's cartoon theatre show Barney's Musical Castle, one among the highlights for children during the inaugural edition of 'Eid in Dubai', was attended by Sheikha Shamma and Sheikha Salaama, daughters of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, on the first day of the new initiative organized by...

2008-09-30 12:00:30

Lebanese artist Yara will host a live concert at the Hilton Hotel in Ras Al Khaymah in the United Arab Emirates on the second day of the "Eid" (Muslim holiday after Ramadan). Muna, the contestant from the program "Arab Stars Album," will also join Yara for a concert performance in Dubai. Yara will host another concert on the third day of the "Eid" in Dubai at the Conference Meeting Hall with the Tunisian singer Saber Al Ribay and Khaliji (Gulf) singer Rabeh Saqer. Yara is preparing to...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.