Dubai-based DJ Lucy Stone dies at 38

Updated 10 September 2019

Dubai-based DJ Lucy Stone dies at 38

DUBAI: UAE-based DJ and radio presenter Lucy Stone, aged 38, died in the UK last week. She was reported dead days after she had been announced missing.

Circumstances around Stone’s passing are not yet known.

Stone was a radio presenter for Dance FM, a local station in the UAE. In March 2017, she joined the channel as a weekend presenter. In February 2018, she took over the drive show to become one of the stations leading dance music presenters in the country.

“Lucy Stone’s laughter and love of music will be dearly missed by her loyal listeners and those who worked with her,” the media group Shock Middle East said in a released statement shared on Facebook this Monday.

Earlier this year, the Dubai-based radio station suspended its regular programming after one of its presenters passed away a short time before he was due on air.


Egyptian actress Magda Al-Sabahi dies at 88

Her career spans for three decades. (AFP)
Updated 17 January 2020

Egyptian actress Magda Al-Sabahi dies at 88

DUBAI: Renowned Egyptian actress Magda Al-Sabahi died Thursday in her Cairo home, her daughter Ghada Nafa confirmed.

In 1956, Al-Sabahi founded her own film production company.

Her career spans for three decades. Before she retired from acting, Al-Sabahi appeared in over 60 films, however she notably known for her roles in “El-Naseh” in 1949, “Al-Ragol Allazy Ohebo” in 1962 and “El-Omr Lahza” in 1978.

In 1956, Al-Sabahi founded her own film production company. She was also elected as president of the “Egyptian Women in Film Association” in 1995.