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Egyptian Satirist Bassem Youssef to Host Int'l Emmy Awards

Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef has been chosen to host the 2015 International Emmy Awards Gala in New York in November.

Youssef became one of the Arab world's most famous TV personalities as host of the groundbreaking TV political satire show "Al-Bernameg ("The Program"). He canceled the show last year after former army chief Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi was elected president.

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Kim Kardashian Launches Fashion Line in Brazil

Famously curvy reality show star Kim Kardashian launched a new line of clothing in Brazil on Monday, saying she hoped to win over women in a land where voluptuousness is often celebrated. 

Kardashian said at an event in Sao Paulo that her "simple and sexy" range of clothing aimed to reflect her own tastes and comprised clothes she would wear herself.

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Tania Saleh Releases New Album 'Shwayit Souwar' Live at the Music Hall

Tania Saleh launches her new album, "Shwayit Souwar/A Few Images" in Lebanon in partnership with Baalbeck International Festival, after it was launched in Oslo, Cairo, Alexandria and Dubai, a press release said.

The album was released in November 2014 and is distributed in Europe, USA and the Middle East by the Norwegian label KKV.

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Prince Harry Says he's Looking for Love, Wants Kids

Britain's Prince Harry said Monday he wants to have children and would like a partner to "share the pressure" of royal duties, but is still waiting for the right woman.

The fifth in line to the throne made the comments in New Zealand where he is relaxing after calling time on a decade-long military career, saying he felt "at a crossroads".

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'Avengers' Sequel Tops Charts, Crushes 'Hot Pursuit'

The "Age of Ultron" is not over. The Avengers sequel topped the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row with an estimated $77.2 million according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.

The film has earned a staggering $312.9 million in just 10 days in theaters, tying with "The Dark Knight" to become the second-fastest film to do so.

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Prince Turns from Recluse to Healer in Baltimore Rally

Prince, the famously withdrawn and eccentric pop superstar, refashioned himself Sunday as a community healer as he led a peace concert in Baltimore.

Two weeks after sometimes violent protests erupted over the death of African-American Freddie Gray, who sustained injuries in Baltimore police custody, Prince threw what he called a "Rally 4 Peace" at a downtown arena in which he debuted live a song dedicated to the scarred U.S. city.

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Woman Who Singer Chris Brown Found in His Home Faces Charges

Prosecutors charged a woman they say broke into the Los Angeles-area home of Chris Brown and spent several days there before the singer returned with felony burglary, stalking and vandalism.

Amira Kodcia Ayeb, 21, was arraigned Friday and pleaded not guilty. A judge ordered her to stay at least 100 yards from Brown, though she was being held on $220,000 bail, according to a court spokeswoman.

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Rock in Rio gambles on 'Sin City' for U.S. Debut

Rock in Rio, the giant festival from Brazil, kicked off a first Las Vegas edition Friday as it bet big on the booming U.S. appetite for live music.

With an investment of $75 million, the festival inaugurated a specially built 40-acre (16-hectare) "City of Rock" on the Las Vegas Strip.

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'Star Wars' to Propel Oscar Isaac into Celebrity Stratosphere

Rising star Oscar Isaac is already well known from movies like the Coen brothers' quirky hit "Inside Llewyn Davis" -- but he is set to soar into the Hollywood firmament in the new "Star Wars" film.

The Guatemalan actor's name and face will go global with the December 18 release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," in which he plays Poe Dameron, "the best pilot in the galaxy."

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Lohan Gets Jail Warning over Community Service Deadline

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan was warned by a judge Thursday she could face jail time if she fails to complete 125 hours of community service over a reckless driving offense within the next three weeks.

The U.S. actress, currently living in London, has only completed about nine of the hours so far, and U.S. judge Mark Young said there will be "consequences" if she fails to finish the sentence by May 28.

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