MEET AMULET, MARVEL’S NEWEST MUSLIM SUPERHERO

Wed 15 January 2020: A new Muslim character is slated to join Marvel’s universe of comic books, adding yet another diverse personality to its long list of superheroes. The new superhero donning a bright blue look will be introduced in the latest edition of “Magnificent Ms. Marvel #13.” “Amulet,” described as fun and mysterious by […]

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SYRIAN DOCUMENTARIES FOR SAMA AND THE CAVE, NOMINATED FOR OSCARS

Wed 15 January 2020: Two gritty documentaries covering the war in Syria were announced as Academy Awards nominees – better known as the Oscars – on Monday, the latest accolade for the Syrian film-makers. For Sama and The Cave were named by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – widely considered the film industry’s biggest prize – as […]

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‘JOKER’ TOPS OSCAR NOMS WITH 11; 3 OTHER FILMS SCORE 10

Tue 14 January 2020: Todd Phillips’ much-debated supervillain origin story and R-rated box-office smash “Joker” topped all films with 11 Academy Awards nominations, while Martin Scorsese’s elegiac crime epic “The Irishman,” Quentin Tarantino’s 1960s Los Angeles fairy tale “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood” and Sam Mendes’ World War I tale “1917” all trailed […]

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BOLLYWOOD STAR DEEPIKA PADUKONE TO BACK THE PROTESTING JNU STUDENTS

Wed 08 January 2019: A top Bollywood actress is being praised for visiting an elite Indian university where students were protesting against an attack on them by masked suspects with alleged links to a student group backed by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Deepika Padukone, 34, on Tuesday visited New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University […]

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NETFLIX’S ‘MESSIAH’: WHAT’S THE CONTROVERSY REGARDING THE SHOW’S MAIN CHARACTER ‘AL-MASIH AD-DAJJAL’?

Fri 13 December 2019: Season 1 of ‘Messiah’, an American thriller web series by Michael Petroni is set to drop on Netflix on New Years’. The trailer has sparked a heated debate with Netflix users threatening to unsubscribe –  when the storyline seemed to have reference to the antichrist. The plot you ask? This political […]

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STEREOTYPE MUSLIMS: BOLLYWOOD MOVIE ‘PANIPAT’ FACES BACKLASH FROM AFGHANISTAN

Thu 12 December 2019: Bollywood Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker enters the ground with another epic movie, of which the teaser was just released a couple of days ago which takes the audience back to the 1700s.  But Afghans are concerned over ‘misrepresentation’ of Ahmad Shah Abdali, the founder of modern Afghanistan, in the new film. Afghans […]

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‘THE OTTOMAN’ DEBUT HITS SCREENS, ALLURES MILLIONS WORLDWIDE

Sat 23 November 2019: The thrilling debut of ‘The Ottoman’ (Kuruluş Osman) has proved that the Turkish TV drama will unite viewers of all ages around the world on Wednesdays Millions of viewers worldwide held their breath as they watched the first episode of “The Ottoman,” a new Turkish TV drama, on Wednesday. “The Ottoman”(Kuruluş […]

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SALAMA HAYEK SUPPORTS FUTURE POTENTIAL SYRIAN REFUGEE ‘MARVEL’ STAR

Mon 18 November 2019: He stole the hearts of cinephiles around the world with his touching performance in Nadine Labaki’s Oscar-nominated film “Capernaum,” and now it appears that 15-year-old Zain Al-Rafeea has won over A-lister Salma Hayek. The actress uploaded a picture of herself cozying up to the former Syrian refugee and “The Eternals” co-star […]

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POPULAR TURKISH TV SERIES RAISE EXPORTS OF GOODS, SERVICES

Tue 12 November 2019: Aired in nearly 150 countries around the world, Turkish TV series raise interest in Turkey’s products, therefore making a significant contribution to the sales of goods and services to the countries where Turkish dramas are a big hit Turkish TV series draw great interest in overseas markets and contributes to Turkey’s […]

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