comedy

Politics still pack a punch(line) for Iranian-American comic
Middle East

Politics still pack a punch(line) for Iranian-American comic

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — For Iranian-American Maz Jobrani, a stand-up show in Dubai marked the first time he’s…
Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram to make acting debut in TV series this Ramadan
Culture

Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram to make acting debut in TV series this Ramadan

Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram is set to appear in the comedy series “Nesaa men Dahab” (Women from Gold), which stars…
Video: Egyptian-American Ramy Youssef takes home his first Golden Globe award
Culture

Video: Egyptian-American Ramy Youssef takes home his first Golden Globe award

Egyptian-American Ramy Youssef on Sunday won the Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series — Musical or Comedy…
Second Egyptian series on Netflix starring ‘Abla Fahita’ to be released in 2020
Culture

Second Egyptian series on Netflix starring ‘Abla Fahita’ to be released in 2020

Egypt’s iconic comedic puppet character “Abla Fahita” is coming back to TV screens, but this time, she will star in…
Ramez Galal’s latest prank show might be suspended
Culture

Ramez Galal’s latest prank show might be suspended

Popular entertainer Ramez Galal’s latest show, “Ramez Fe al-Shalal” (Ramez in the Falls), might be suspended for not getting the…
‘Stan & Ollie’: intimate portrait of comedy genius
Cinema/TV

‘Stan & Ollie’: intimate portrait of comedy genius

They hung up their bowler hats decades ago, but Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy remain cinema’s most iconic comedy duo,…
Maz Jobrani: the Iranian making people see ‘immigrant’ as a good word
Culture

Maz Jobrani: the Iranian making people see ‘immigrant’ as a good word

  (CNN) – It is well after dark but the action is just getting started on Sunset Strip in Los…
Ibrahim Eissa to star alongside Mohamed Henedy in TV-series remake of ‘Ard El Nefaq’
Cinema/TV

Ibrahim Eissa to star alongside Mohamed Henedy in TV-series remake of ‘Ard El Nefaq’

  Starring alongside comedian Mohamed Henedy and actress Poussy, television host Ibrahim Eissa joined the cast of the television series…
‘Big Short’ goes long on comedy to look at 2007-09 financial crisis
Cinema/TV

‘Big Short’ goes long on comedy to look at 2007-09 financial crisis

It is not easy to find the humor in the financial crisis that hit the US economy eight years ago,…
CBC acknowledges ‘largely disapproving’ reactions to Bassem Youssef’s return
Egypt

CBC acknowledges ‘largely disapproving’ reactions to Bassem Youssef’s return

Privately owned-satellite network CBC has responded to criticism aimed at Bassem Youssef, after he returned to present his El-Bernameg show…
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