Argentinian Football Legend Maradona Shows Support for Palestine
Published March 7th, 2012 - 15:15 GMT
Argentinian superstar footballer and coach Diego Maradona is planning to make good on his promise to visit Palestine; Another Tweep is behind bars- this time in the UAE; More on stray dog poisoning in Kuwait; Saudi Arabia's first ever horror film!
It's nice to see international recognition for Palestine every once in a while. It's even better from prominent celebrity figures, like Argentinian football superstar and now coach Diego Maradona. He issued a statement that he plans to make good on his promise to visit Palestine to show his support for its people.
UAE citizen arrested for criticizing security forces on Twitter
"Once again, a UAE citizen is facing trial for statements made online. Saleh al-Dhufairi, a self-described patriot and pro-democracy activist, has been arrested on charges of provoking strife in the country, after posting a series of tweets, in which he criticized UAE security forces."
A topic we reported on before, the poisoning of stray dogs in Kuwait is gaining much controversy. Here are more facts, pictures and videos on the issue. Be warned, some of the videos and pictures shown are of a graphic nature.
Well, here's a refreshing development in Middle Eastern cinema. Showing in the 5th Asian Film Festival and debuted at the Dubai Film Festival, "Hidden Evil" is Saudi Arabia's very first horror film. Surprisingly, it just might be decent. This is a rarity as the Egyptians tried their hand at it and failed miserably.