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With same-sex relations criminalised in Tunisia, the queer community is usually forced to live in the shadows - but now an influencer is endangering their safety.

Four participants of Docaviv 2020 have withdrawn themselves and their entries after a campaign by BDS.

Israel, UAE film industries to cooperate following normalisation deal

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Israel, UAE film industries to cooperate following normalisation deal

Film agencies in Israel and the United Arab Emirates have announced an agreement to cooperate on television production, in the latest development following the signing of a deal normalising ties.

BDS calls to boycott Nas Daily citing 'normalisation agenda'

The New Arab Staff

BDS calls to boycott Nas Daily citing 'normalisation agenda'

Arab influencers and content creators should boycott the Next Nas Daily training program offered by the famous Arab-Israeli vlogger, ...

Sisi's crusade against women influencers reveals regime's deepest fears

Sam Hamad

Sisi's crusade against women influencers reveals regime's deepest fears

Comment: The Egyptian regime's crusade against Sama El-Masry and other female influencers is another shameless attempt to police women and their ...

The New Arab

The Middle East at war with coronavirus: Top stories

Iranian medics are saying there are new coronavirus symptoms, Egyptian hospitals have reached critical threshold and other stories from today.

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Outrage over travel vlogger's Yemen stay during coronavirus pandemic

Polish social media influencer Eva Zu Beck has come under fire for her 'selfish' and 'immoral' stay on Yemen's remote Socotra island.

Gasia Ohanes

Hijabi Egyptian TikTok star arrested for 'inciting debauchery'

The Egyptian content creator was arrested on Tuesday and may face permanent suspension from Cairo University over a viral video.

Usman Butt

The YouTube influencers selling Assad's Syria

Comment: Foreign YouTubers with thousands of subscribers are presenting sanitized view of a country still reeling from a devastating war, writes ...

Who is Sudan's overnight revolutionary icon?

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Who is Sudan's overnight revolutionary icon?

A Sudanese woman draped in a traditional white thobe, singing for revolution and surrounded by protesters became a symbol of Sudan's protest ...

Ruqaya Izzidien

World Hijab Day promotes visibility, not meaningful progress

Comment: Let's look forward to the day when World Hijab Day no longer exists, writes Ruqaya Izzidien.

Dubai's Modest Fashion Week 'excludes' Black Muslim bloggers

Sana Uqba

Dubai's Modest Fashion Week 'excludes' Black Muslim bloggers

Social media users slammed the perceived exclusion of Black Muslim beauty bloggers at this year's Dubai-based Modest Fashion Week.

Five things Arab men need to stop saying

The New Arab

Five things Arab men need to stop saying

Palestinian vlogger Laila Hzaineh's video of how Arab men really should think before speaking has gone viral

Video sparks debate on parenting methods in Lebanon

Diana Alghoul

Video sparks debate on parenting methods in Lebanon

Aida Sabra had mixed reactions to her video talking about whether hitting your child was a good form of discipline in the Arab world.

Cartoons from around the world that defy Trump's ban

The New Arab

Cartoons from around the world that defy Trump's ban

Cartoonists take to Twitter to share their artwork in response to Donald Trump’s travel ban.

The New Arab

Saudi teenage social media star arrested for flirting

A Saudi teenage vlogger whose attempts to woo an American girl went viral with his flirty, humorous video has been arrested for 'online flirting'.

The New Arab

The disturbing tale of a pair of ripped jeans

A picture posted online of a pair of jeans ripped close to the rear has triggered disturbing responses from the Egyptian public.

Sami Rahman

What does D&G's abaya collection mean for Muslim women?

With Muslim women's attire already under such scrutiny in today's time, could Italian fashion house, Dolce and Gabbana's abaya collection help ...

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