Saturday 23 June 2018
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Kuwait bans cleric's TV show

Kuwait has banned the television show of a prominent Sunni Muslim cleric, accused of instigating hatred with speeches and comments on social media calling for arming rebels fighting the army of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. &n


Arab TV drama sparks new debate

  A television drama about the life of a seventh century Muslim ruler, Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, is polarising opinion across the Arab world by challenging a widespread belief that actors should not depict Islam's central figures.


Big stars turn out for farewell Oprah show

Oprah Winfrey neared the end of her quarter-century reign on national television on Tuesday night with a star-studded send-off. The event featured Beyonce, Madonna, Aretha Franklin, Tom Cruise, Michael Jordan and many others who honoured t


TV show hits Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood

A prime-time TV show charting the rise of Egypt's main opposition movement the Muslim Brotherhood is gripping audiences and angering leaders of the group, who see an attempt to tarnish its name before elections this year. The sweeping hist

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