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Egypt bans prominent director's play from Cairo arts festival

18 March, 2018

Egyptian drama 'Before the Revolution' was cancelled just hours before its premiere at Cairo's arts festival, after authorities heavily censored the scenes detailing oppression in the country.

Egypt bans 'sexually suggestive' Saturday Night Live

12 February, 2018

Egypt has banned the Arabic version of US comedy 'Saturday Night Live' from television for violating ethical standards, the country's media regulator said, citing its 'sexually suggestive' humour.

The many missed-steaks of halal slaughter

08 November, 2017

Comment: Halal abattoirs are cruel - they require cattle and poultry to be alive at the time of killing...

My week as a white non-Muslim

24 October, 2017

Comment: I've always been afraid of white people, so, inspired by Channel 4, I decided to become one for a week. I was amazed by what I discovered...

State-run KUNA: Kuwaiti actor Abdulredha dies at age 78

12 August, 2017

78-year-old Abdulhussain Abdulredha, Kuwait’s most prominent actor and comedian who delighted audiences with a comical portrayal of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, has died, according to state-run news agency KUNA.

Baghdad moves to halt broadcasts of Iraq's 'Daily Show'

12 August, 2017

Iraqi authorities have moved to halt broadcasts of a widely popular political satire programme in the latest attempt to tighten control over the media.

Iranians hold ‘Trumpism’ cartoon contest to mock US leader

04 July, 2017

Iranians have organised a “Trumpism” cartoon contest in which hundreds of participants were invited to submit artwork mocking the US leader.

Black Crows: TV series showcases women's lives under IS

26 May, 2017

Watch now: Inspired by true events, "Black Crows", which airs over Ramadan, is the first television series depicting life under IS rule in Syria and Iraq.

Dear Palestinians, play with fidget spinners, not rocks

14 May, 2017

The inventor of the fidget spinner, Catherine Hettinger claims she invented it during the 1980s when the Palestinian intifada was at its peak, as a distraction for Palestinian kids.

‘Baghdaddy’: New York turns Iraq war into musical

02 May, 2017

“Baghdaddy” tells the true story of an Iraqi defector, code-named Curveball, whose claims about weapons of mass destruction became justification for the US-led invasion in 2003

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