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Hind Aleryani at the Arab Women of the Year awards in London. (Twitter/@HindAleryani)
November 15, 2018 - 14:21 GMT
#HindNotaNumber, is a social media campaign launched by friends of the Yemeni journalist, Hind Al Aryani after her asylum application to Sweden was rejected. Hind is now facing the risk of deportation back to Yemen.
Gerard Butler is one of the stars who attended the gala and helped in raise $60 million for IDF. (Friends of Israel Defence Forces)
November 15, 2018 - 12:10 GMT
Hollywood prominent stars; including Ashton Kutcher, Gerard Butler, rapper Pharrell Williams, Andy Garcia, Fran Drescher, Ziggy Marley, Katharine McPhee and others have been under fierce attack after taking part in one of the biggest fundraising galas for the Friends of Israel Defence Forces (FIDF) to raise fund for the Israeli military.
An image shared on social media of an Iranian woman who walked naked in the street naked to protest the current economic deteriorating situation in her country.
November 15, 2018 - 08:44 GMT
Photos of Iranian woman walking naked in Yasuj streets in the southwest of the country goes viral on social media and shared by many. The woman who was reportedly arrested later, was believed to be protesting the current situation in her country where she has been unemployed after four years of graduating from college.
(Socialmedia)
November 14, 2018 - 14:09 GMT
Egyptian social media users have been circulating hashtag “اعرف عن السيسي" [I know about Sisi that] for the last 48 hours.
Gabon President started a trip to Saudi Arabia on October 23 to attend an economic summit and then disappeared. (AFP/FilePhoto)
November 14, 2018 - 11:44 GMT
Gabonese are questioning the validity of their government’s narrative over the health of President Ali Bongo who was reportedly hospitalized three weeks ago in Saudi Arabia after suffering an illness.
Screenshot from videos shared on social media for Israelis protesting the ceasefire with Gaza.
November 14, 2018 - 08:44 GMT
In the southern Israeli city of Sderot, around 350 Israelis gathered to protest the Egypt-sponsored ceasefire by burning fires and blocking the roads. They had also confronted with police forces who were in the scene.
Facebook and Google are being accused by Mintpress News platform of censoring their content. (Courtesy: Carlos Lattuf to Mintpress)
November 13, 2018 - 14:10 GMT
“Our days as an independent journalism organization on authoritarian social media platforms are numbered,” Mintpress News said.
(Reddit)
November 13, 2018 - 11:37 GMT
The iconic writer, editor and publisher Stan Lee has died at the age of 95. Today, the world bids farewell to the iconic comic creator, mourning his passing with quotes, pictures, gifs, videos, and memes that are trending all over the internet.
The photo posted by Mo Salah on his Instagram before it sparked controversy among his fans.
November 13, 2018 - 11:01 GMT
The latest selfie posted by Mohamed Salah, the Egyptian Liverpool star has been sparking massive debates on social media, and the reason is his t-shirt.
Al Bawaba provides a compilation video of Gaza over the past 12 hours.
November 13, 2018 - 10:23 GMT
Tensions between Gaza and Israel has flared up once again. Late into the night of Nov 12 and into the morning of Nov 13, while Gazans and Israelis were partying, smoking shisha, and having dinner, bombs began to drop on Gazan buildings.
Screenshot from the footage shared widely on social media for the Moroccan King while falling asleep during Macron's speech.
November 13, 2018 - 08:46 GMT
During the Armistice Day speech given by French President Emmanuel Macron’s in Paris, there were several moments captured by the cameras and shared widely, among them was that of Moroccan King Mohammed nodding off, seemingly falling asleep.
The recent poster of Banksy. (Instagram)
November 12, 2018 - 13:56 GMT
The anonymous UK-based street artist, known as Banksy, has been grabbing headlines for the past week, again, after he played an audacious prank by putting his artwork in a self-shredding frame that it shredded itself after it was sold in an auction for around $1 million.
The billboards were seen in Minnesota and Chicago. (Instagram)
November 12, 2018 - 12:05 GMT
Around 150 Arabic-language billboards have been seen in the US lately in different parts of the country. One says: “إنسان” [Human] appeared first in Lansing, Michigan and the other is “أهلا وسهلا” [Ahlan wa Sahlan] in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The billboards appeared shortly before the historical US midterms that took place in November 6 to be part of the 50-State Initiative, a nation-wide public art project funded and organized by For Freedoms. The two billboards were designed by a Lebanese-born, Germany-raised Jamila El Sahili and the American artist, Michael Rakowitz.
(Socialmedia)
November 12, 2018 - 08:41 GMT
The Chinese state-run news agency, Xinhua, unveiled their first robot news anchor to deliver news on 24-hour basis.
Younis Qandil, the Secretary General of the “Mominoun [Believers] Without Borders” Centre for Research was kidnapped and found tortured in one of the forests in Jordan. (FilePhoto)
November 11, 2018 - 14:08 GMT
It was a busy weekend for Jordan. Around 12 people; including children, died in flash floods and a suspicious disappearance of the head of Mominoun [Believers] Without Borders research center who was accused of blasphemy.
Kuwaiti blogger (left) faces backlash in Saudi Arabia after posting a photo (right) for her bracelet that praises the Qatari Emir. (Socialmedia)
November 11, 2018 - 11:04 GMT
Kuwaiti beauty blogger and fashionista, Ahood Alenezi, has been facing fierce backlash after she appeared wearing a bracelet that praises the Qatari Emir, Tamim bin Hamad ahead of her visit to Saudi Arabia.