Indian cartoonist R.K. Laxman dies aged 94

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

R.K. Laxman, the renowned Indian cartoonist whose sketches appeared on the front page of The Times ......

AFP photographer shot at Pakistan anti-Charlie Hebdo protest

Friday, 16 January 2015

AFP photographer Asif Hassan was shot and seriously injured Friday while covering an anti-Charlie ......

Vive la liberté!

Thursday, 08 January 2015

Faisal J. Abbas is the former editor-in-chief of Al Arabiya English, he is a renowned blogger and an award-winning journalist. Faisal covered the Middle East extensively working for Future Television of Lebanon and both Al-Hayat and Asharq Al-Awsat pan-Arab dailies. He blogs for The Huffington Post since 2008, and is a recipient of many media awards and a member of the British Society of Authors, National Union of Journalists, the John Adams Society as well as an associate member of the Cambridge Union Society. He can be reached on @FaisalJAbbas on Twitter.


Israeli cartoonist draws Netanyahu as 9/11 hijacker

Friday, 31 October 2014

Israeli newspaper Haaretz this week published a cartoon comparing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ......

'Looney Tunes'-style cartoon takes aim at ISIS

Monday, 01 September 2014

The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking ......

Tunisian jailed after pardon for ‘blasphemous’ cartoons

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

A young Tunisian freed in March after two years in prison for posting cartoons deemed insulting to ......

Cartoonist acquitted of mocking Algeria president

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

An Algerian cartoonist, prosecuted over an unpublished drawing poking fun at ailing President ......

Algerian court delays verdict for cartoonist: lawyer

Tuesday, 04 March 2014

An Algerian court has postponed until March 11 the verdict in the trial of a cartoonist over an ......

Artists launch ‘draw-in’ campaign over jailed Tunisia cartoonist

Tuesday, 04 February 2014

Artists from a dozen countries Tuesday launched an online campaign called “100 drawings for ......

Tunisian president says will free jailed prophet cartoonist

Wednesday, 06 November 2013

Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki said Wednesday he would free a young Tunisian man jailed last ......

China holds two bloggers in crackdown on ‘rumor-mongering’

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Police in China have arrested an influential blogger and are holding a cartoonist in a widening ......

Doing it for the kids in Egypt

Friday, 27 September 2013

Bassem Youssef is is an Egyptian doctor, satirist, and the host of El Bernameg ("The Program"), a satirical news program broadcast by a private Egyptian television station. The press has compared Youssef with American comedian Jon Stewart, whose satire program The Daily Show inspired Youssef to begin his career. Despite all controversy and legal debates it has sparked, El Bernameg has been a major success. It is constantly topping the regional YouTube charts, making Youssef's YouTube channel one of the most subscribed to in Egypt.


Danish Muslim leader regrets role in cartoon rage

Saturday, 10 August 2013

A Danish Muslim leader who seven years ago traveled the Muslim world fueling the uproar over ......

Doodle danger? Iranian cartoonists on tightrope during election campaign

Friday, 07 June 2013

Press cartoonists say they are dodging “moving red lines” in the run-up to a June 14 ......