Anew generation of playwrights and thespians will shine as part of the Iraq National Theatre Festival.
Launching its inaugural event yesterday with an opening ceremony at The National Theatre in Baghdad, the festival runs until Saturday.
A total of 18 works by theatre companies around the countr
Comedian Kathy Griffin has lung cancer and will soon have surgery to remove "half of her left lung"
Griffin, 60, announced the news on social media and said she "should be up and running around as usual in a month or less".
"I've got to tell you guys something. I have cancer," Griffin wrote in a
Lebanese singer Myriam Fares joins the growing number of UAE’s Golden Visa holders. The star made the announcement on her Instagram handle with pictures of her with the Dubai skyline as a backdrop.
The pictures she posted were from her last concert in Abu Dhabi.
The 38-year-old singer expr
Qatar-based Al Jazeera television broadcast live from Egypt on Saturday for the first time in eight years, reports Anadolu Agency.
Al Jazeera, which closed its offices after Egyptian security forces broke up demonstrations in Rabia and al-Nahda squares on August 14, 2013, began bro
Fans of singer-songwriter Billie Eilish have reacted to the release of her second studio album, Happier Than Ever.
The album, which features 16 songs, was released earlier on 30 July by Interscope Records, and has already garnered strong reviews from critics.
Fans shared their enthusiasm about t
Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over its decision to release superhero movie Black Widow on streaming at the same time as in cinemas, alleging a breach of contract which cost the star millions of dollars.
Johansson, one of Hollywood's biggest and top-paid stars, was entitled to a per
ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill, the long-bearded bassist for the million-selling Texas blues rock trio known for hits such as Legs and Gimme All Your Lovin', has died at age 72.
In a Facebook post on Wednesday, guitarist Billy Gibbons and drummer Frank Beard said Hil
The Venice International Film Festival unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September, including three films from the Arab world.
“Amira” by Mohamed Diab is set to play in the Horizons section and is a coming-of-age drama shot in Jordan, but set in Palestine.
Singer Shakira shares her concern about giving her children a normal childhood.The beautiful singer who is a mother of two sons with football star Gerard Pique, tries not to let stardom affect her children.So much so that she tries not to play her music at home to let them feel normalcy.The c
Tributes have been pouring in for Australian actor Dieter Brummer, best known for playing the character of Shane Parrish on Home and Away, who has died at the age of 45.
The actor was found dead on Saturday afternoon in Sydney. His death is not believed to be suspicious.
This week, French-Algerian singer Lolo Zouai performed her latest single “Galipette” on Vevo CTRL, Vevo’s performance series that highlights both emerging and established musicians making an impact on the industry.
During the live session, the Brooklyn-based artist began s
Organisers have scheduled a host of premieres for the 46th tiff, with Dear Evan Hansen, starring Ben Platt and Julianne Moore and directed by Stephen Chbosky, slated to open the event on September 9.
There was no question that 'Dear Evan Hansen' was the ideal film to launch the festival th
Egyptian artist and husband Ahmed Al Awadi announces the release of his actress wife Yasmin Abdulaziz from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Al Awadi announced that his wife had left the intensive care unit, referring to the beginning of her recovery, calling everyone to pray for her recovery.
YouTuber, boxer and rapper KSI has become the first YouTube star to get a UK number one album.
His 16-track debut offering, All Over The Place, has been streamed 20.9 million times since its release last week, enough to topple Bono's son's band Inhaler from the top spot at the second time of
Hollywood singer Demi Lovato recently revealed that she would be changing their pronouns to they/them, and explained that ‘its okay’ if are accidentally misgendered.
The 28-year-old singer came out as non-binary in May.
She shared a statement on Twitter which reads: “Today is a
Pedro Almodovar’s Madres paralelas (Parallel Mothers), starring Penelope Cruz, will open the 78th Venice International Film Festival in September.
The film, about two single and pregnant women stars Cruz along with Milena Smit and Israel Elejalde, and will debut as part of the com
Julia Ducournau’s “Titane,” a wild body-horror thriller, won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival.This made Ducournau just the second female filmmaker to win the festival’s top honor in its 74 year history.The win on Saturday was mistakenly announced by ju
“Black Widow” has hit cinemas with a bang — and the first film in phase four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which is potentially the last appearance of Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow, is making waves for its female-led approach.
“She’s a very