British-based Islam Channel, which has a deep reach into the Middle Eastern, Mahgreb and European markets, is pressing even further afield -- right to the tip of Africa.
Veiled means added value in Bahrain, according to commercial TV managers.
Queen Rania of Jordan has been honored with the first YouTube Visionary Award for her efforts to encourage young people to tackle stereotypes of Muslims and Arabs, her office announced.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%
A film centered on the antics of a teacher-turned-bottle-retriever netted the Golden Award for Czech film director Jan Sverak at the 16th Damascus Film Festival, which wrapped on Nov. 11.
Free expression continues to be no more than a dream in six Middle East countries, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders said in its newly published annual World Press Freedom Index.
Charismatic Egyptian Islam televangelist Amr Khaled is branching out into the world of reality television with a show that aims to recruit a new generation of young preachers.
Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan has entered the international property market -- in a multi-billion dollar way. Media in Dubai said the superstar -- currently the biggest name in Indian cinema -- has…
Another Ramadan has come and gone -- and in Egypt yet again a historical series managed to win the chase for auds during the Muslim holy month, when viewing rates peak across the Arab world.
Paris-based media watchdog Reporters Sans Frontiers has expressed concern over a surge in fatwas, or religious decrees, calling for the murder of journalists in Arab and Muslim countries.
The troubled life of Lebanese singer Suzanne Tamim, found stabbed to death in her Dubai apartment July 28, is to be the focus of a movie titled "Qitah wa arbaa thiab" (A Cat and Four Wolves)…