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Wall Street closed at a record high following the inauguration of US President Joe Biden.

Turkey hits Twitter, Pinterest with advertising bans

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Turkey hits Twitter, Pinterest with advertising bans

Turkey has hit Twitter, Pinterest and Periscope with advertising bans after they failed to appoint a local representative under a new media law.

FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

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FBI vetting troops in DC amid fears of attack

US defense officials are worried about an insider attack involved in securing President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, prompting the National ...

Ethiopia army says 4 members of Tigray party killed

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Ethiopia army says 4 members of Tigray party killed

The army revealed that four members of the Tigray party were killed after they were targeted in a military attack.

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Protesters swarm to Capitol, halt session on Biden victory

Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol, forcing a halt to congressional deliberations over Joe Biden's Electoral College victory.

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Covid-19 hit Lebanese in desperate hunt for hospital beds

There are shortages in hospital beds Lebanon due to the coronavirus crisis.

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MENA's top films and TV series of 2020

The New Arab's picks for the best of Middle Eastern films and TV series from a difficult year.

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Critics slam Wonder Woman 1984 for 'anti-Arab racism'

Some viewers have accused the superhero film of reproducing racist, anti-Arab tropes.

The future is bright for the Arabic audiobooks industry

Natasha Tynes

The future is bright for the Arabic audiobooks industry

As the world celebrates Arabic Language Day, its 390 million speakers are becoming an important market for the growing popularity of audiobooks.

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Turkey fines social media companies $3.8 million

Facebook, YouTube, TikTok and other major social media companies have failed to comply with Turkish Internet regulations which human rights ...

Turkey blocks Jay Z's Tidal <em>streaming</em> service

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Turkey blocks Jay Z's Tidal streaming service

Tidal failed to comply with new internet regulations, the Turkish government said.

'Very Nice!': Kazakhstan jumps on Borat slogan

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'Very Nice!': Kazakhstan jumps on Borat slogan

Kazakhstan has reclaimed Borat's catchphrase in a bid to attract tourism.

Social media on high alert as US votes tallied

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Social media on high alert as US votes tallied

Social media platforms in the US are on high alert against disinformation regarding the US elections, and Twitter and Facebook posts by Donald ...

Netflix announces host of new Turkish TV series

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Netflix announces host of new Turkish TV series

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

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Barack Obama to hold first in-person event for Biden

Barack Obama will host his first in-person campaign event for Joe Biden on Wednesday.

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Disney adds new racism disclaimers to older streaming titles

Shying away from past racism, Disney is adding disclaimers to classics, including Peter Pan and Aristocrats to warn viewers about derogatory ...

Ali Adam

Arab regimes are falsifying Palestinian history to enable normalisation

Comment: A Saudi-Emirati effort is underway to discredit Palestinian narratives of the conflict in favour of Israeli ones in order to pave the ...

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LibanPost releases controversial stamp featuring photo of Beirut explosion

After months of stamp shortages, LibanPost released a limited edition stamp featuring a photo of the port explosion that angered some Beirutis.

Rihanna's Savage x Fenty clip made an honest mistake

Aniqah Choudhri

Rihanna's Savage x Fenty clip made an honest mistake

Comment: In a climate of rising Islamophobia, Muslims should feel free to speak up when something is offensive. Rihanna's show, though, was just ...

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Rihanna apologises for using Islamic Hadith in lingerie show

Rihanna issued an apology to the Muslim community over the controversial music choice for her Savage X Fenty fashion.

Exiles return to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

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Exiles return to rebuild post-Bashir Sudan

Sudanese exiles from the US, Britain and the Gulf have returned to fill government posts and succeed figures in Bashir's Islamist regime.

Netflix dismisses concerns over adaptation of anti-Uyghur author's work

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Netflix dismisses concerns over adaptation of anti-Uyghur author's work

Netflix says it does not agree with Liu Cixin's comments, but will continue with the series adaptation.

PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

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PSG chief Al-Khelaifi and ex-FIFA official Valcke trial starts

The trial of Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and FIFA's former secretary general Jerome Valcke began on Monday.

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