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Inspired by the US movement, Malaysian mom-and-pop investors on Thursday set up their own Reddit group, naming it BursaBets after the country's stock exchange.

YouTube has shut down six channels promoting white supremacy - including those of David Duke and Richard Spencer - as social media sites begin to crack down on hate speech.

Far-right groups are 'Zoombombing' Muslims in the US

The New Arab

Far-right groups are 'Zoombombing' Muslims in the US

Far-right and white supremacist movements are hacking meetings of liberal and Muslim groups in the US, to spread their hateful and racist messages.

Making waves in Lebanon: The Mediterranean's newest surfing destination

Austin Bodetti

Making waves in Lebanon: The Mediterranean's newest surfing destination

While many know Lebanon as a tourist destination, the Mediterranean country is also becoming a hotspot for surfing.

Egyptian Steve Jobs lookalike sparks conspiracy theories

The New Arab & agencies

Egyptian Steve Jobs lookalike sparks conspiracy theories

Is Steve Jobs alive and living in Cairo? These internet users seem to believe so...

The New Arab

Jordanians spooked by sweary, sexy Netflix original 'Jinn'

Jordanians were excited to watch the locally produced Netflix original - but many were wildly disappointed when 'Jinn' became available this week.

Lawrence Pintak

Trump's raw meat for the Islamophobic trolls

Comment: The president's own tweets are feeding into a disturbing online echo chamber of Islamophic trolls, write Lawrence Pintak, Brian J. ...

Aamir Ali Bhat

Kashmir's internet shutdowns hit schools and businesses, not militants

Decree bars civil servants in Indian-administered Kashmir from using social media for any personal political activity.

Karim Traboulsi

Lebanese army raises Spanish flag on recaptured IS position

Lebanese soldiers waging an offensive on IS jihadists near border with Syria pictured raising Spain's flag on a recaptured militant position, in ...

American democracy under threat: Fake news, alternative facts

Dr. Tamara Kharroub

American democracy under threat: Fake news, alternative facts

Comment: Freedom of the press is one of the pillars of American democracy. In casting criticism as fake news, Trump is playing a very dangerous ...

The New Arab & agencies

Tech firms unite to challenge Trump immigration order

More than 20 firms from the sector are expected to attend a meeting to discuss legal options on the ban.

'Reformed' white supremacist apologises to Muslims on <em>Reddit</em>

The New Arab

'Reformed' white supremacist apologises to Muslims on Reddit

A former member of the racist alt-right movement appears to have taken to the internet to apologise to Muslims for fuelling hate against them. ...

Racy Russian soldiers' calendar of Syrian women sparks anger

The New Arab

Racy Russian soldiers' calendar of Syrian women sparks anger

A "vomit-inducing" calendar has emerged, picturing Syrian women thanking Russian soldiers with sexually suggestive comments for their role in ...

Lindsay Lohan attacks Syria regime's war crimes in Aleppo

The New Arab

Lindsay Lohan attacks Syria regime's war crimes in Aleppo

American actress Lindsay Lohan has spoken out against the Syrian regime and its ally Russia as a brutal military offensive on the city of Aleppo ...

Saudi teenager leads campaign to develop 'hijab emoji'

The New Arab

Saudi teenager leads campaign to develop 'hijab emoji'

A 15-year-old Saudi student is leading a campaign to develop a "hijab emoji" that would represent women of all faiths wearing the headscarf, ...

The New Arab

Hypocrisy at #Rio2016: Women shamed for hijabs and mini-skirts

A photo of a hijab-wearing athlete has caused a stir online, while at the same time a British sports commentator has been shamed for wearing a 'revealing outfit'.

The New Arab

American Muslims have a little message for Islamic State...

The picture of this Chicago billboard has gone viral as the hashtag #ActualMuslims gains traction on Twitter.

The New Arab

'Robin Hood hacker' donates Bitcoins to Kurds fighting IS

Video: A "Robin Hood" hacker has made a large donation of funds believed to have been stolen from banks to Kurds in northern Syria fighting the ...

The New Arab

Turkey imposes 'temporary' media blackout following Ankara attack

Turkish authorities imposed a 'temporary' media blackout on coverage of the deadly Ankara attack on Wednesday, while social media users reported ...

Twitter sues Turkey over 'extremist content' fine

The New Arab

Twitter sues Turkey over 'extremist content' fine

Society: Twitter is taking Turkey to court after it imposed a fine on the social media giant for not removing content deemed by Ankara to be ...

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