Image shared by Palestinian activists in protest of Google's policies against Palestinians in not labeling it on the map. (Socialmedia)
October 18, 2018 - 14:17 GMT
After being accused of bias against the conservatives in the west, Google is now facing another scandal in the Middle East, particularly in Palestine for mapping the Palestinian occupied territories for what serves the Israeli interests.
The latest op-ed published for Thomas Friedman in the New York Times, following the Khashoggi's disappearance and all the latest updates on the story.
October 18, 2018 - 12:37 GMT
With the missing Saudi journalist story getting more complicated, the topic of the Saudi-US national mutual interests are becoming more of a moral dilemma in the US among supporters and critics with remarks made by Trump highlighting the US interest conflicts.
Lulu Jemimah, a 32-year-old woman, got married to herself in a wedding ceremony to highlight the pressure she is being exposed to from her family and society. (Twitter)
October 18, 2018 - 08:40 GMT
Lulu Jemimah, an Ugandan woman who is 32 years old, has been grabbing news headlines from Uganda for the last week after her wedding images went viral.
Saudis releasing a hashtag
October 17, 2018 - 14:03 GMT
As discussions over the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance have been rising among Saudi users on Twitter, as hashtag has offered 5000 riyals (1300 USD) for the 'most patriotic tweet.'
The Israeli Arab TV anchor Lucy Aharish got married to Jewish actor Tzachi Halevi, last week on Wednesday. (Socialmedia)
October 17, 2018 - 11:08 GMT
A marriage of an Arab and Jewish celebrity couple has sparked a heated debate in Israel and Palestine bringing back to lights the inter-religious marriage issues, especially among Israelis and Arab Muslims.
Iranian women celebrating their national team win on Bolivia 2-1. (AFC/SocialMedia)
October 17, 2018 - 08:47 GMT
In a rare step, Iran has allowed women to attend an international-friendly football match for men in the stadium for the first time in decades.
(Screenshot from the BBC show to discuss the backlash resulted by Womxn)
October 16, 2018 - 14:52 GMT
The Wellcome Collection, a museum and library in London has occassioned eye-rolling and increased criticism of 'PC-Culture' after the promotion campaign for their latest event. The event promotion chose to spell “Women” as “Womxn”. But what was that supposed to mean?
NPC memes are going viral among conservatives and anti-progressives in the US. (Socialmedia)
October 16, 2018 - 12:41 GMT
If you follow online debates between the right and left in the US, you may have noticed the NPC meme appearing on accounts and meme's across social networks.
October 16, 2018 - 10:30 GMT
Moroccans have been sharing a video of a young man scattering paper money. According to some social media bloggers, the denominations of 200 Moroccan dirhams (Around $21) were of paper money.
An image claimed to be for the Baqura and Ghamr areas. (AlwakaaiNews)
October 15, 2018 - 14:21 GMT
The Jordanian government has been under pressure for the last year from Jordanians who are urging their government to end a 25-year lease with Israel to reclaim the ownership of two Jordanians areas; Al Baqura and Al Ghamr from Israel. The two areas in the northern Jordanian Valley have been under Israel’s control for the last 25 years in compliance with the peace treaty between Israel-Jordan. Both two lands were recognised with a Jordanian sovereignty yet with an Israeli private land ownership rights and property interests.
From Saudi's Ministry of Foreign Affairs
October 15, 2018 - 12:55 GMT
Saudi Arabia's PR efforts to counter the Khashoggi scandal is basically a series of small car accidents playing out in slow motion.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks near Coptic Pope Tawadros II (L) during a Christmas Eve mass. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
October 15, 2018 - 12:05 GMT
In Egypt where there are no official statistics on the number of Copts, the only known fact is that they represent a minority with some media reports refer to as 10 to 15%.
October 15, 2018 - 08:57 GMT
A video shared widely on social media for a dog’s birthday party has irritated many on social media.
A group of protesters have camped out in front of the of Saudi Arabian Embassy in Washington, DC to demonstrate the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (AFP)
October 14, 2018 - 14:28 GMT
The story of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance is still grabbing the international news headlines with media reports suggesting different theories to break down events and find out the truth about what happened to him.
Hundreds of protesters marched in Istanbul chanting anti-China slogans outside the Chinese consulate in 2015. (FilePhoto/AFP)
October 14, 2018 - 12:01 GMT
As part of the continuous crackdown on the Muslim Uyghur minority in China, the Communist Party leaders in Urumqi, capital of the Uighurs’ home, Xinjiang announced their plan to fight halal products in a step to combat Islam and terrorism, as argued.
October 14, 2018 - 10:16 GMT
A video has been shared on social media of a Moroccan man crossing two skyscrapers on a tightrope in Santiago, Chile last week on Wednesday.