Saudi Streaming Platform Faces Backlash Over Beirut Explosion Drama

Saudi streaming platform faces backlash over Beirut explosion drama

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 | By middleeastmonitor | 16 Hits

A Saudi Arabian streaming platform is facing a backlash after releasing a trailer for a drama series depicting the Beirut explosion Shahidnet an ondemand service owned by MBC released the trailer earlier this week and is set to air the first of 15 episodes that make up the series on Saturday The series is named 607 Beirut after the exact time of the 4 August explosion that killed more than 200 people and injured over 6500 more According to the Shahidnet website the series aims to put a spotlight on the stories of victims as well as survi >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

no imageMan, 25, faces attempted murder charge in shooting that ended in police chasing, fatally shooting ar
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 09:01 | Hits : 8 | US

A 25yearold man is facing charges including attempted murder in connection with a shooting Friday in Little Village that ended in officers pursuing a car that was leaving the scene then fatally shooting one of the armed men who jumped out of the car according to Chicago police...

no imageYemen's Houthis targeted two airports and a base in Saudi Arabia -spokesman
Sun, 25 Oct 2020 18:01 | Hits : 10 | US

The military spokesman for Yemen8217s Houthi movement said in a tweet on Saturday it had targeted the Jizan and Abha airports and the Khamis Mushait base in Saudi Arabia with drones Reuters reports Earlier on Saturday and in two statements on Friday the Saudiled coalition had said it had intercepted and destroyed three explosiveladen drones from the Houthis aimed towards the southern regio...

no imageJailed British entrepreneur sues Saudi royals for unpaid debts
Sat, 24 Oct 2020 06:01 | Hits : 11 | US

Some prominent members of the Saudi Arabian royal family are being sued by British entrepreneur Gary Arnold for their alleged failure to honour a deal that has left him facing imprisonment The 50 year old who developed his fish and chips franchise to 36 branches across Saudi Arabia the UAE and other parts of the Middle East was arrested in Dubai this week over unpaid debts which he blames on t...

no imageTurkish burger rebranded as Greek in Saudi Arabia
Sat, 24 Oct 2020 03:01 | Hits : 14 | US

Following calls for businesses in Saudi Arabia to boycott Turkish products amid deteriorating ties between the two countries a fast food chain has announced that it has rebranded its Turkish burger as Greek and also reduced the price Herfys launched the Turkish burger back in 2016 in order to develop and diversify its menu of meals and constantly innovate new products to suit all tastes I...

no imageMy lifes work is destroyed, laments artist after Beirut explosion
Sat, 24 Oct 2020 03:01 | Hits : 13 | US

Stain glass artist Maya Husseini to rebuild entire life039s work after Beirut blast Maya Husseini the first established Lebanese female stained glass artist lost 30 years worth of work in the Beirut blast the largest explosion in Lebanons history which devastated the capital on 4 August I couldn8217t bring myself to look at the damage For 4 or 5 days I didn8217t go into work He...

no imageSister Wives Drama: Mykelti Brown Admits to Firing Her Own Brother!
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:01 | Hits : 10 | US

For many months now weve documented the drama between Kody Brown and hisSister Wives And for good reason Meri for one is clearly done with Kody But lets move away from the actual Sister Wives for a moment and focus instead on the many kids Kody has created with these Sister Wives SpecificallyMykelti and Paedon Brown During a Facebook Live this week Mykelti who is e...

no imageReport: Saudi Arabia receives only 1.8% of Turkey exports
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 15:01 | Hits : 12 | US

Turkish commodity exports to Saudi Arabia constitute only 18 per cent of Ankaras annual exports Turkeys Anadolu Agency reported The agency collected data on trade exchange issued by the Saudi General Authority for Statistics and the Turkish Statistical Institute for the years 2018 and 2019 According to the report Saudi Arabias total imports from Turkey have increased from 27 billion in 2...

no imageHuman rights groups urge golfs Ladies European Tour to reconsider Saudi tournament
Fri, 23 Oct 2020 12:01 | Hits : 13 | US

MENA Rights Group and the Freedom Initiative are among nineteen NGOs calling on golfs Ladies European Tour to reconsider the decision to hold a tournament hosted by Saudi Arabia Pulling out of the tournament they explain would be ab act of solidarity with womens rights campaigners detained in the Kingdom While we acknowledge that such tournaments represent an important milestone in womens ...

no imageSaudi to pay millions for Sudan to accelerate normalisation with Israel
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 21:01 | Hits : 16 | US

Sources in Sudan and Egypt have revealed that Saudi Arabia is to pay 335 million to the US in order to accelerate normalisation of ties between the government in Khartoum and Israel Safa news agency reported on Wednesday According to media reports Saudi Arabias de facto ruler Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman intervened after US President Donald Trump set a condition that Sudan has to pay co...

no imageHRW: 8 child offenders face death penalty in Saudi Arabia
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:01 | Hits : 13 | US

Human Rights Watch HRW announced on Wednesday that Saudi prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against eight Saudi men charged with protestrelated crimes some of which they allegedly committed as children The rights watchdog confirmed that it has obtained and analysed the charge sheets for two group trials that included the eight men in 2019 explaining that Some of the crimes listed we...

Senarai Hotel Wajib Dikunjungi Cuti Sekolah
Thu, 22 Oct 2020 18:01 | Hits : 262 | US

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