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Pakistan's prime minister has personally requested the broadcast of television series 'Dirilis: Ertugrul', which is known as the Turkish 'Game of Thrones'.

US President Donald Trump's carnival-like welcome to Modi's India will likely prioritise pageantry over policy.

Muslims are fearful in a hate filled India

The New Arab

Muslims are fearful in a hate filled India

Muslims are being demonised, alienated, and attacked in India like never before. Violence against the country’s biggest minority has dramatically increased since the right-wing Modi government took power in 2014.

Manchester City buys Indian club as football empire expands

The New Arab

Manchester City buys Indian club as football empire expands

Analysts say the takeover is new proof that UAE-owned City Football Group wants to build a global football-based entertainment conglomerate.

Fatima Bhutto's New Kings of the World

Sarah Shaffi

Fatima Bhutto's New Kings of the World

Book Club: Fatima Bhutto's New Kings of the World is an astute, informative and addictive look at the globalisation of pop culture.

Sebastian Castelier

Overseas Filipinos liven up Qatar's Hip-Hop scene

Founded by a group of five Filipino dancers, the Verve troupe offers a unique space for those who refuse to give up on their passion while working overseas.

Basharat Ali

Indian liberals' ignorance about Kashmir fuels Modi's rightwing agenda

Comment: Outside of Kashmir, Indian liberals carry many misconceptions about the state, which has allowed Hindu nationalist leaders like Modi to ...

The New Arab

Priyanka Chopra slammed for 'encouraging nuclear war' with Pakistan

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra has come under fire for her political stance towards Pakistan as tensions between India and its regional rival ...

The New Arab

India police 'arrests two Bollywood actors dressed as terrorists'

Indian police arrested actors Balram Ginwala and Arbaaz Khan, who were dressed in fatigues, after mistaking them for terrorists.

Bahraini royal sued in UK over <em>Bollywood</em> stars 'deal'

The New Arab & agencies

Bahraini royal sued in UK over Bollywood stars 'deal'

A Bahraini royal is being sued by an Egyptian entrepreneur for £16 million over meetings with Bollywood stars.

Mohamed ElMeshad

Pyramids FC: Saudi money brings cultural colonisation to Egypt

Comment: Saudi Arabia's economic imperialism on the football field is a danger to Egypt's cultural sovereignty, writes Mohamed ElMeshad.

Indian war crimes in Kashmir must end now

Rouf Dar

Indian war crimes in Kashmir must end now

Comment: India is engaged in every kind of war crimes denounced by international humanitarian law, writes Rouf Dar.

Netanyahu's crimes come to light as #ShalomBollywood selfie backfires

Diana Alghoul

Netanyahu's crimes come to light as #ShalomBollywood selfie backfires

Many were angry at Bollywood's normalisation of the Israeli government, which has been accused of carrying out apartheid policies, breaking ...

Omani banker becomes Indian superstar after winning reality show

Paul McLoughlin

Omani banker becomes Indian superstar after winning reality show

An Omani singer has won top prize in a Hindi-language singing competition in India, winning him millions of fans on both sides of the Indian ...

<em>Bollywood</em> heroine 'rescues' distressed travellers stranded in UAE airport

The New Arab

Bollywood heroine 'rescues' distressed travellers stranded in UAE airport

Richa Chadha sought out on Saturday to help fellow Indian travellers stranded in Abu Dhabi airport after a storm struck the UAE causing massive ...

The New Arab & agencies

Qatari women robbed of $5 million in Paris heist

Two Qatari women were robbed of valuables worth over $5 million when their car was held up by thieves in Paris.

Belal Fadl

Egypt: Understanding Mohamed Mahmoud

Egypt needs to understand the reasons behind clashes in the country over the last three years, so it can move forward and embrace stability.

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