The Selfie show exaggerations

Thursday, 09 June 2016

Turki Aldakhil is the former General Manager of Al Arabiya News Channel. He began his career as a print journalist, covering politics and culture for the Saudi newspapers Okaz, Al-Riyadh and Al-Watan. He then moved to pan-Arab daily Al-Hayat and pan-Arab news magazine Al-Majalla. Turki later became a radio correspondent for the French-owned pan-Arab Radio Monte Carlo and MBC FM. He proceeded to Elaph, an online news magazine and Alarabiya.net, the news channel’s online platform. Over a ten-year period, Dakhil’s weekly Al Arabiya talk show “Edaat” (Spotlights) provided an opportunity for proponents of Arab and Islamic social reform to make their case to a mass audience. Turki also owns Al Mesbar Studies and Research Centre and Madarek Publishing House in Dubai. He has received several awards and honors, including the America Abroad Media annual award for his role in supporting civil society, human rights and advancing women’s roles in Gulf societies. He tweets @TurkiAldakhil.


Abla Fahita: The Egyptian toy story with a satirical, ‘sexual’ twist

Monday, 25 April 2016

A puppet has upset Egypt’s parliament. Abla Fahita – a Muppet-esque doll that takes on ......

Trump calls Boston Globe ‘worthless’ in response to satirical front page

Monday, 11 April 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has derided The Boston Globe as "stupid" ......

Between Donald Trump and Hassan Nasrallah

Tuesday, 08 March 2016

Diana Moukalled is the Web Editor at the Lebanon-based Future Television and was the Production & Programming Manager with at the channel. Previously, she worked there as Editor in Chief, Producer and Presenter of “Bilayan al Mujaradah,” a documentary that covers hot zones in the Arab world and elsewhere, News and war correspondent and Local news correspondent. She currently writes a regular column in AlSharq AlAwsat. She also wrote for Al-Hayat Newspaper and Al-Wasat Magazine, besides producing news bulletins and documentaries for Reuters TV. She can be found on Twitter: @dianamoukalled.


Iraq’s ‘Jon Stewart’ on crossing ‘red lines,’ death threats

Thursday, 05 November 2015

Ahmed Albasheer, a rising Iraqi satire star seen by some as the war-torn country’s version of ......

Satirist John Oliver receives thousands in donations for his church

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

British satirist John Oliver has received thousands of dollars’ worth of donations for a ......

Laughs and tears as Jon Stewart hosts last 'Daily Show'

Friday, 07 August 2015

Jon Stewart has said goodbye to "The Daily Show" on Thursday, America's foremost satirist ......

Man who tweeted death threat to Saudi satirist among ISIS detainees

Sunday, 19 July 2015

A man who threatened to kill Saudi satirist Nasser Al Qasabi last month is among the 144 ISIS-linked ......

Death threats for Saudi satire star who fights ISIS with laughs

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

A Saudi TV star has earned death threats for deploying a new weapon against ISIS: laughter. ......

Fierce crackdown on dissent no laughing matter in Egypt

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

When President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said people should not moan about Egypt because it was not like ......

Cartoon wars in Europe and beyond

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Chris Doyle is the director of CAABU (the London-based Council for Arab-British Understanding). He has worked with the Council since 1993 after graduating with a first class honors degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Exeter University. As the lead spokesperson for Caabu and as an acknowledged expert on the region, Chris is a frequent commentator on TV and Radio and gives numerous talks around the country on issues such as the Arab Spring, Libya, Syria, Palestine, Iraq, Islamophobia and the Arabs in Britain. He has had numerous articles published in the British and international media. He has travelled to nearly every country in the Middle East. He has organized and accompanied numerous British Parliamentary delegations to Arab countries. He tweets @Doylech.


Egypt’s ‘terrorist’ puppet gets its own show

Friday, 02 January 2015

Egypt’s Abla Fahita, the comic puppet that was charged in 2014 with conspiring to commit acts ......

After all the years: Watch Colbert apologize to Canada, admit he was ‘wrong’

Friday, 31 October 2014

Host of American late-night satirical news program Stephen Colbert apologized to Canadians for the ......

Theme song of Iraqi sitcom mocking ISIS goes viral

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

The theme song of a sitcom which mocks the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group has ......

Jon Stewart’s comic segment on Israel gets Arab Twitter applause

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Jon Stewart’s recent segment mocking the difficulty to criticize Israel in the American media ......