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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

Syrians tell Trump: 'Chemical weapons aren't our only problem'

12 April, 2017

In-depth: Syrians are far from confident that US missile strikes against Assad are more than a publicity stunt to benefit a flagging Washington administration, report Adam Lucente and Zouhir al-Shimale.

#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos: Arab airlines, social media troll 'violent' American carrier

11 April, 2017

The internet has responded ruthlessly to the forced removal of an elderly doctor from a United Airlines flight, footage of which went viral on Monday.

Everyday is April Fool in the 'fake news' era

01 April, 2017

Every April 1, media and businesses produce supposedly amusing fake stories pranking their audiences but the comedy value in this has taken a hit in the fake news era.

Merkel says Germany could ban Turkish campaign events

20 March, 2017

Angela Merkel has stressed that Germany reserved the right to "take all necessary measures, including reviewing the permissions" for campaign events it had already granted.

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