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The streaming giant is massively expanding its roster of Turkish original TV series and films.

Saudi Arabia allowed sexually explicit Netflix shows to stream domestically in exchange for the company's removal of a satire show's episode that criticised the kingdom.

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Brooke Anderson

Black Muslims and America's fight for racial justice

Black Muslims are part of the backbone of America's civil rights movement.

SpongeBob surprises Muslims with Ramadan message

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SpongeBob surprises Muslims with Ramadan message

From the depths of the Pacific Ocean, SpongeBob had a special message for those beginning the fasting month.

Khashoggi killing was a 'mistake', Uber CEO claims

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Khashoggi killing was a 'mistake', Uber CEO claims

The Uber CEO said he thought Saudi Arabia had taken the murder 'seriously'.

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Indian-American comedian Hasan Minhaj says Kashmir blackout is 'terrifying'

The 'Patriot Act' comedian has spoken out against India's power grab in Kashmir, warning that 'things are only gonna get worse'.

Nicola Sutcliff

Loujain al-Hathloul: The woman who shook the Saudi regime

May 15 marked an unhappy anniversary for Saudi activist Loujain al-Hathloul who remains behind bars and for those who care about women's rights ...

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Comedian confronts Kushner while honouring detained Saudi activist

Saudi rights activist Loujain Al-Hathloul was honoured at this year's Time Magazine gala dinner, where the 100 most influential people in the ...

Charles W. Dunne

How the private sector supports Arab authoritarians (II)

Comment: The international private sector has aided authoritarian regimes and dictators for decades, with a combination of arms, advice, ...

US comedian censored on Saudi Netflix mocks crown prince...again

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US comedian censored on Saudi Netflix mocks crown prince...again

Hasan Minhaj, an American comedian who hosts Patriot Act on Netflix, launched the second season of his show by mocking Saudi ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

Netflix evolves from entertainer to censorship enforcer

A large portion of Minhaj's cutting monologue is aimed squarely at destroying the once-popular narrative of Mohammed bin Salman as a reformist, ...

Netflix censorship risks helping Saudi crackdown: Amnesty

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Netflix censorship risks helping Saudi crackdown: Amnesty

Netflix's decision to pull an episode of a show critical of Saudi authorities risks facilitating a crackdown on freedom of expression in the ...

Netflix drops anti-Saudi satire episode after official complaints

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Netflix drops anti-Saudi satire episode after official complaints

The Financial Times reported that Netflix had taken down the episode of "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" in Saudi Arabia after ...

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