Day: February 18, 2019

Israel Cancels Euro-Israel V4 Summit for Polish Pull Out in Protest at Racist Comments

From Al Bawaba:   Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AFP/ File Photo) Poland officially canceled the visit of its foreign minister to Israel, leading to the cancellation of a Europe-Israel summit, after acting Foreign Minister Israel Katz said that “Poles suckle antisemitism from their mothers’ milk.” The Polish foreign minister

'She Can't Act for Her Life'! Heavy Criticism After First Episode of Hala Al Turk Reality TV Show

From Al Bawaba:   The rising Bahraini star spoke clearly about her father Bahraini star Hala Al Turk receives some criticism after the first episode of her new reality TV show “Hala” was aired. Many accused Al Turk of fabricating the situations in the episode and ridiculed her on-screen performance and

Algerians Protest Nationwide for Bouteflika’s 5th Term Presidential Candidacy

From Al Bawaba:   Algerians hit streets in several provinces to reject the candidacy of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for the upcoming presidential elections. (Twitter) Popular crowds took to the streets in several Algerian provinces to reject the candidacy of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika for the upcoming presidential elections scheduled for April

Aoun May Not Attend Arab-Euro Sharm El-Sheikh Summit Despite Lebanese Delegation

From Al Bawaba:   Lebanese President Michel Aoun has decided not to attend Arab-European Dialogue Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh. (AFP/File) Prime Minister Saad Hariri will lead Lebanon’s delegation to the Arab-European Dialogue Summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, while sources said that President Michel Aoun has decided not to attend in response

In a Familiar Pattern, Mashrou’ Leila's Kuwait Concert gets Cancelled

From Al Bawaba:   Mashrou’ Leila, Lebanese band that has been facing wide backlash in the Middle East for “promoting homosexuality”. (Facebook/@Mashrou’Leila) A concert being organized for the Lebanese band, Mashrou’ Leila, in Kuwait has triggered a massive backlash across the country. As part of Kuwait Rising music festival, Mashrou’