Rand Paul (Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images)
January 17, 2019 - 14:30 GMT
US Donald Trump announcement in December to withdraw all 2,000 US troops from Syria as he declared victory over ISIS has been sparking debates and controversy among the US politicians as well as the public opinions.
January 17, 2019 - 12:29 GMT
An anonymous organization has distributed fake editions of the Washington Post around the capital on Wednesday morning and Americans could not help it. Suggesting Trump has resigned and the Vice President Mike Pence has sworn into office with the banner headline on the lead front page "Unpresidented. Trump hastily departs White House, ending crisis”, the disturbing fake copies were produced and widely distributed across the city.
January 17, 2019 - 08:27 GMT
U.S. President Donald Trump’s obsession with fast-food chain McDonald’s is not of something new. However social media buffs have been sharing a McDonald’s ad in which Trump appears promoting one of the burger giant’s short-lived sandwiches.
January 16, 2019 - 14:06 GMT
Massive controversy has been sparked after a sculpture of candy wrapped in the Saudi flag was seen installed on display in a site near Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan where around 3,000 people died at the hands of terrorists, 15 of whom were Saudis, in 9/11 attack.
A protester against Airbnb's listing of West Bank settlement rentals during an interview with Ashton Kutcher at Airbnb Open in Los Angeles in 2016. (Screenshot/YouTube)
January 16, 2019 - 12:32 GMT
The latest remarks made by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on imposing sanctions against Airbnb and its users from the state employees have prompted controversy among Americans as well as the Israelis.
January 16, 2019 - 08:14 GMT
Photo of a Saudi prince presenting a gold plated assault rifle to Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan went viral on social media. The photo was shared by Pakistan’s local media before making its way to widely circulate social media platforms Tuesday.
January 15, 2019 - 14:18 GMT
A new advertisement released by the well-known razors’ company Gillette on “toxic masculinity”, sexual harassment and the MeToo movement has taken the internet by storm.
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January 15, 2019 - 12:13 GMT
On Instagram, an account called “Rich Kids of Tehran” has been gaining popularity among Iranians as well as many other users from around the world who were astonished to find out the real daily lives of Iran’s wealthy young elite.
January 15, 2019 - 08:13 GMT
A video is circulating the social media of U.S. President Donald Trump while laying out a White House feast of 300 burgers and showing off what he called “A great American food”.
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January 14, 2019 - 13:42 GMT
Apparently, Arab governments censorship on media and internet helped by Western tech companies is not seeing any near end.
Sculptures depicting Jesus as “Ken” doll and Virgin Mary as “Barbie” doll and the Ronald McDonald on a cross being displayed in Haifa Museum and sparked controversy and anger. (Twitter)
January 14, 2019 - 11:56 GMT
An artwork showing a crucified Ronald McDonald entitled “McJesus” has been stirring debates and sparking protests among Arab Christians in Israel.
January 14, 2019 - 08:31 GMT
A viral video has been shared among social media users for a Sudanese young boy who was brutally beaten by the Sudanese security forces on January 13, 2018.
Saudi Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is welcomed by Canadian Minister for Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland as she arrives at Pearson International airport in Toronto, Ontario, on January 12, 2019. (AFP)
January 13, 2019 - 14:30 GMT
As Rahaf Mohammed Al Qunun arrived in Toronto and become safe after a week of controversy, it might be time to talk about other oppressed women in the Middle East.
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January 13, 2019 - 12:50 GMT
“I did not have any other choice.” This is what Loujain Hathloul’s sister said about her latest op-ed published by the New York Times detailing horrifying details on her sister’s arbitrary detention and torture.
January 13, 2019 - 08:16 GMT
A video of an Emirati man putting Indian migrant workers in a cage and demanding they declare support for the UAE national football team has been widely shared among social media users.
(Screenshot from the footage released by a state-run Iranian TV/Twitter)
January 10, 2019 - 11:47 GMT
Twitter was taken by storm after an Iranian state TV released on Wednesday a first-of-its-kind footage shows the moment when Iranian authorities arrested the Iranian-British Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in April 2016.