Carole Samaha Participated in Singing “Arab 501” Operetta for the First Time Alongside Mohamed Abdo and Kathem Al Saher
Carole Samaha participated in singing “Arab 501” Operetta alongside Saudi singer Mohammed Abdo and Iraqi singer Kathem Al Saher on one of the biggest stages in Saudi Arabia as part of “Souq Okaz” festival. Samaha seemed happy with her first appearance in the Saudi Kingdom for the first time and she expressed her great... Read more
Arab Film Festival Amman Beginning August 25
The Arab Film Festival Amman will commence at The Royal Film Commission Jordan (RFC) on Sunday, August 25 at 8:00 pm with the screening of Screwdriver (MAFAK). The film, directed by Bassam Jarbawi, explores the life of Ramzi, a Palestinian having trouble adapting to the refugee camp he grew... Read more
Beit Jala International Festival for Peace Kicks Off in Bethlehem
The Beit Jala International Festival for Peace, sponsored by the city’s municipality, will kick off August 23 at 4:30 pm and continue until Sunday at 10:30 pm.  The event will be hosted at the Beit Jala Community Center in Bethlehem, located in the West Bank, and will include live... Read more
Tel Aviv Hosts its First-ever Surf Film Festival
Tel Aviv will host its first-ever Surf Film Festival from August 21-24. Events will take place Wednesday at Teder and Thursday at The Prince, both from 8:30 pm-12:30 am. On Saturday, the venue will be Stolero Restaurant, with a screening from 7:30-11:30 pm. Six out of seven continents will... Read more
Hyatt Place Al Rigga’s El Barrio is Bringing Heavy Metal Back
Hyatt Place Al Rigga’s El Barrio has become a usual hub for the growing heavy metal scene in Dubai. Of late, it has welcomed a string of iconic bands to stage and the latest group to take over is the United States’ oldest running death metal group, Immolation. Members... Read more
Egyptian Lawyer Files a Complaint Against the Organisers of a Jennifer Lopez Concert
Egyptian lawyer Samir Sabry has filed a complaint with the attorney general against the organizers of a Jennifer Lopez concert held last Friday in the Mediterranean city of El-Alamein. The basis of the complaint is that she wore provocative clothes inciting debauchery and immorality. The lawyer, known for his... Read more
Twitch CEO Apologises to Former Streamer Ninja After Pornography was Hosted on his Page
Twitch CEO apologises for pornography on Ninja’s channel By Tom Gerken BBC News Twitch has apologised to former streamer Ninja after pornography was hosted on his page. Twitch replaced the content on the page – which has 14.7 million followers – to show a list of other streamers after... Read more
Klezmer Music Festival to Take Place in Safed, Israel
The 32nd annual Safed Klezmer Musical Festival will take place August 12-14 in northern Israel. Klezmer is a “folk-style” music that originated among Eastern European Jews hundreds of years ago. Open-air concerts, situated across the city, will be staged at 9 pm each day. Read more
Swiss Film Festival to Screen Several Arab Films
Switzerland’s Locarno Film Festival, held from August 7 to 17, will be screening several Arab movies such as “Terminal Sud” by Algerian director Rabah Ameur-Zaimeche. Other offerings will include “Douma Taht al Ard” by Syrian filmmaker Tim Alsiofi. Read more
Walt Disney Co. to Compete with Netflix by Bundling Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+
Walt Disney Co. on Tuesday said it would offer a $13-per-month bundle of its three streaming services starting in November, a move to attract audiences who have embraced digital services such as Netflix Inc. Disney’s bundle includes family-friendly digital offering Disney+, sports service ESPN+, and Hulu, which will cater... Read more