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Damage caused by Storm Ali in parts of the UK. (Social Media/@ccferrie)
September 20, 2018 - 14:22 GMT
While Storm Ali has taken over the UK with strong winds and heavy rainfall causing damage in several places around the country, it has also taken over social media with people arguing over its name.
BBC Arabic is accused of Qatar-biased against Saudi Arabia.
September 20, 2018 - 11:50 GMT
BBC Arabic is facing a backlash by the Saudi newspaper, Okaz, for their bias in covering the Gulf crisis since its start in June 2017.
We'am while speaking on DW talk show, Youth Talk-Shabab Talk.
September 19, 2018 - 14:17 GMT
Tens of Sudanese went to social media to argue over women rights and equality in the north African country, Sudan.
The French Educational Minister presented a proposal for adding the Arabic-language learning within the French schools system. (Ludovic Marin/AFP/FilePhoto)
September 19, 2018 - 11:04 GMT
Teaching the Arabic-language in France has always been a debate within the French government. The latest came to light recently after the French Education Minister welcomed a proposal to introduce the Arabic-language learning within the French school system.
Photos were shared by Seham for the temple she was residing in during the one-week experience. (Twitter)
September 18, 2018 - 14:14 GMT
The story of Seham Al Duhaim, the Saudi expat who lives and works in the US, has been gathering momentum lately on Twitter after she shared details of her volunteering and meditation in a Buddhist temple in New York.
Image was circulating among social media users. It was taken in front of the shop with the facade showing the 3D-printed figures. (Social Media)
September 18, 2018 - 12:43 GMT
Kuwaitis have been rowing for the last two days over the closure of a shop that sell 3D-printed figures. It is not the shop that is controversial, yet the fact that the printed figures were feared to be taken as “cult idols” is.
Screenshot taken from the video.
September 18, 2018 - 08:44 GMT
A video shared on social media was taken on a Mahan Airline flight documenting the moment when a man haarasses an elderly woman for wearing “improper” hijab.
(AFP/File Photo)
September 17, 2018 - 14:21 GMT
One Twitter user claimed a friend’s account got temporarily suspended by Twitter after calling the Muslim Brotherhood “terrorists”.
Screenshot from the video.
September 17, 2018 - 12:07 GMT
A video shared among Arabs on social media showing a niqabi woman making an inappropriate sexual advances towards a man in a dry cleaner has sparked controversy.
Screenshot from the video showing two men in Emirati traditional attire while handing random people in the street cash money.
September 17, 2018 - 10:45 GMT
A viral video was shared among social media users in the UAE showed two men wearing the traditional Emirati garb while distributing cash money to random people in the street.
The young Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman was appointed in 2017 and has raised controversy over his policies and views on several foreign and domestic issues in the ultra-conservative Kingdom. (AFP/File Photo)
September 16, 2018 - 14:48 GMT
The UK-based newspaper the Times had released an article by Michael Burleigh arguing the Saudi controversial Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has only few days left in power.
Hosni Mubarak, 84, had ruled Egypt for around 30 years before being ousted as a result of the Egyptian Revolution in 2011. (AFP/Hosni Mubarak)
September 16, 2018 - 12:35 GMT
According to social media rumors in Arabic, former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak passed away earlier today. This follows the reported arrest of his sons over an alleged stock market manipulation yesterday, also in Egypt.
Fatimah bint Fahd bin Saeed, the daughter of a late Saudi musician has been known for her bold views and acts. (Instagram)
September 16, 2018 - 11:54 GMT
Hashtag “اختطاف فاطمه بنت فهد” which translates to “Fatimah Bint Fahd Kidnapped” has been circulating among Saudis during the weekend after a girl released a video claiming she was kidnapped by an anonymous group who claim relations with official authorities.
Blair Imani who is a British Muslim queer activist tweeted about how she encounter a racism act based on her religion by an Uber driver. (Twitter/@BalirImani)
September 13, 2018 - 13:57 GMT
Blair Imani, a Black, Muslim and Queer activist who lives in London tweeted on Wednesday that she had faced an anti-Muslim discrimination act by an Uber driver.
A video recorded for a Saudi man while standing on his motorcycle while driving between Ta'if and Mecca on a highway.
September 13, 2018 - 10:49 GMT
Saudi social media users circulated a video for what they claimed a Saudi young man driving his own motorcycle while standing on one of the main highways in Saudi Arabia.
Screenshot from the video that was shared on social media from Pakistan.
September 13, 2018 - 08:12 GMT
When humans turn into wild animals… A viral video was circulating among social media users from Pakistan. The video showed a restaurant's owner while hitting a child and torturing him.