Shakira rocks Kuwaiti designer on single cover

Shakira teased a new collaboration with Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA. (File/AFP)
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Updated 12 January 2020

Shakira rocks Kuwaiti designer on single cover

DUBAI: Columbian-Lebanese popstar Shakira teased a new song collaboration entitled “Me Gusta,” with Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA that’s set to debut on Monday.

"Nuevo sencillo!!! New single!!!" Shakira wrote on social media on Saturday, alongside a peak at the single’s artwork.

The song cover features both artists gazing at the camera, with Shakira at the forefront donning a feminine, baby pink ensemble courtesy of Italian label Fausto Puglisi and Kuwaiti designer Yousef Al-Jasmi.

The Grammy-winning artist wore Puglisi’s sun-emblazoned mini dress paired with a feather stole from the Kuwaiti couture brand.

 The new single comes just weeks ahead of the 2020 Super Bowl in Florida on Feb. 2, where the “Waka Waka” singer is slated to rock the stage during the Halftime show. 


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.