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Writer sues after losing book deal over transit worker flap

Sunday, 09 June 2019

A writer who faced social media backlash for calling out a transit worker eating on a train sued her ......

Manila casino cancels New Year balloon stunt after criticism

Monday, 31 December 2018

A luxury Philippine hotel and casino has called off a world record attempt for releasing tens of ......

Philippines' Duterte says will quit if enough women protest his kiss

Wednesday, 06 June 2018

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has defended his kiss on the lips of a married Filipino woman ......

YouTube star apologizes for video showing dead body in Japan’s ‘suicide forest’

Tuesday, 02 January 2018

Over the weekend, YouTube star Logan Paul posted a video to his channel that boasts 15.2 million ......

WATCH: American Airlines investigates after video shows mother in tears

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Less than two weeks after United Airlines prompted a public relations crisis for dragging a ......

Facebook executives feel heat of content controversies

Friday, 28 October 2016

After Facebook’s removal of an iconic Vietnam war photo stirred an international uproar last ......

Zaha Hadid: One of Iraq’s greatest citizens

Saturday, 02 April 2016

Abdulrahman al-Rashed is the Chairman of Al Arabiya's Editorial Board and former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. A veteran and internationally acclaimed journalist, he is a former editor-in-chief of the London-based leading Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat, where he still regularly writes a political column. He has also served as the editor of Asharq al-Awsat’s sister publication, al-Majalla. Throughout his career, Rashed has interviewed several world leaders, with his articles garnering worldwide recognition, and he has successfully led Al Arabiya to the highly regarded, thriving and influential position it is in today. He tweets @aalrashed.

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Turkish minister slammed over 'career of motherhood' comment

Friday, 02 January 2015

Turkey’s Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu on Friday faced a barrage of criticism on social ......

Malaysia Airlines apologizes for ‘offensive’ promotion tweet

Saturday, 29 November 2014

Crisis-hit Malaysia Airlines apologized Saturday for a year-end promotion tweet that sparked anger ......

Kim's bum cover photo sparks hilarious memes

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Kim Kardashian bare-butt Paper cover photo did not “Break The Internet” like she wanted; ......

Erdogan's new palace: curse or castle?

Saturday, 08 November 2014

Recep Tayyip Erodgan’s opulent presidential palace has made worldwide headlines for the second ......

BBC station banned in Rwanda over genocide documentary

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Rwanda has suspended the BBC's local radio service after the broadcaster aired a documentary that ......

Tunisia questions journalist ‘friend’ of terror leader

Thursday, 09 October 2014

Tunisian authorities on Thursday questioned a journalist after he told a television show that he was ......

Facebook apologizes to drag queens for name policy

Friday, 03 October 2014

Facebook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used ......

New Saudi ban on marriage to foreigners stirs controversy

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

In a recent report published by Makkah daily newspaper in Saudi Arabia, a new law bans Saudi men ......

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