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Trump concealed his infection with Corona and awaited the results of the second examination

The Wall Street Journal revealed that US President Donald Trump concealed the results of the first examination of the Corona virus, which was positive. The American newspaper reported that Trump conducted a rapid examination last Thursday evening, showing that he had Corona, but he concealed it a

Twitter can suspend users who wish harm to Donald Trump after his positive Covid-19 test

Twitter was flooded with tweets after news broke that US President Donald Trump had tested positive for the coronavirus. Recent hashtags that trended included #TrumpHasCovid and the more recent #CovidCaughtTrump. While some wished him a speedy recovery, not everyone had nice words.   Howev

A picture of Ghada Adel and her son shook the communication sites

Egyptian actress Ghada Adel posted on her Instagram account a picture of her with her eldest son Mohamed, while congratulating him on his birthday.And commented on the picture, which met with great interaction on social networking sites, saying, "My love every year and you are good, oh soul of you

Netanyahu could be suspended as PM, Israel Attorney General says

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could be suspended from his post if he used his authority to influence criminal proceedings he is facing in court, the Times of Israel reported today. Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit, who has previously said that Netanyahu does not have

Twitter removes Iran-linked accounts during US debate

Twitter said Wednesday it removed nearly 130 accounts that appeared to originate in Iran as the first US presidential debate was taking place Tuesday evening. The move was based on intelligence provided by the FBI. “They were attempting to disrupt the public conversation during the first 2

BBC journalist settles case after claiming she was bullied into Syria trip

A war journalist who sued the BBC after claiming she was bullied into a dangerous assignment during which she was almost killed in an explosion has settled her case for £40,000. Natalie Morton, 44, a former news producer, said the ordeal left her with severe post-traumatic stress

US court temporarily halts Trump's TikTok ban

A federal judge temporarily blocked an executive order issued by the Trump administration to ban downloads of the Chinese-owned video-sharing app TikTok from US app stores Sunday, hours before it was set to take effect. The decision banning social media users from installing the TikTok app from m

Nezavisimaya Gazeta: Egypt does not rule out dividing Libya into three parts

A Russian writer published an article in the Russian newspaper, "Nezavisimaya Gazeta", about the growing Egyptian role in the Libyan crisis, and he titled his article by saying: "Egypt does not rule out dividing Libya into three parts." In his article, the Russian writer Igor Sobotin touched on t

US maintains plan for TikTok download ban; court to rule

The Trump administration said Friday it would not back down from a plan to ban new US downloads of the popular video-sharing app TikTok, setting up a court showdown ahead of a Sunday deadline.A Justice Department court filing said it opposes TikTok’s petition for an injunction to block the o

Hong Kong journalists protest new accreditation rules

Hong Kong’s professional journalism association on Thursday protested new rules restricting who can provide press coverage during demonstrations, saying the government has no right to determine who is or isn’t a reporter.The rules outlined in a Tuesday letter from police have been crit

The Washington Post: Trump said that "the Jews do everything just for themselves"

Media reports quoted officials in the administration of US President Donald Trump, who said that "the Jews do everything for themselves," and that he considers that "blacks lack the capacity to take initiative to protect their rights." The Washington Post said, in a report published today, Wednes

Kuwait arrests famous ‘fashionista’ for offending authorities

The Department of Cybercrime in Kuwait yesterday arrested local “fashionista”, Jamal Al-Najada, for offending the public prosecution in an audio recording, Kuwait’s Al-Qabas newspaper reported. The paper said the Public Prosecution’s Office had issued an arrest w

Arab and Israel media professionals meet online to discuss peace in the Middle East

Journalists and communication professionals from the Arab world took part in an online discussion yesterday with Israeli journalists and senior government officials, regarding the role of the media to achieve peace in the Middle East, reported The Times of Israel. The online forum also inclu

TikTok removes over 104 million videos in first-half for violating guidelines

ByteDance-owned short-video app TikTok said on Tuesday it removed over 104 million videos from its platform globally in the first half of the year for violating guidelines or terms of service.“Of those videos, we found and removed 96.4 percent of videos before a user reported them, and 90.3

Incirlik: Time for the U.S. Military to Leave

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stopped in Cyprus on September 12 amidst heightened tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean while on his way to the Middle East. Shortly before Pompeo arrived, the Cypriot National Guard began a week-long exercise with the U.S. Navy. Senator Ron Johnson, meanwhile, has

US officials to ban TikTok, WeChat downloads from Sunday

WASHINGTON: US officials on Friday ordered a ban on downloads of the popular Chinese-owned mobile applications WeChat and TikTok from Sunday, saying they threaten national security.   Read More: Parents warned that it had fallen into the hands of their children ... "Tik Tok" is racing

U.S. investors set to own majority stake in TikTok Global -source

U.S. investors, including Oracle Corp ORCL.N, are set to hold at least a 60% stake in TikTok, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters.  The U.S. Treasury submitted a revised term sheet to ByteDance late Wednesday to address national security concerns that was agreed to by the Chines

UAE buys Egypt journalists’ silence on normalisation deal

Members of the Journalists’ Syndicate in Egypt have ignored the issue of the normalisation deals between the UAE, Bahrain and Israel, New Khaleej reported on Wednesday. This is, apparently, because the UAE has paid the union’s members not to cover the deals. Moreover, the un

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