Tag Archives: Middle East

“STATE 194” a documentary about Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad

See the trailer for STATE 194, a documentary from director Dan Setton chronicling Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad’s campaign for Palestine to become the 194th state recognized by the United Nations. The story has continued to develop after the UN General Assembly voted by an overwhelming majority to recognize Palestine as[...]

Marie Colvin: Syrian Government Stop the Madness NO MORE KILLINGS!

HollywoodNews.com: Syrian government Stop the Madness NO MORE KILLINGS! Marie Colvin killed: Syrian forces had pledged to kill ‘any journalist who set foot on Syrian soil’ “Our mission is to report these horrors of war with accuracy and without prejudice,” said Marie Colvin. “The Syrian army is simply shelling a city[...]

Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” banned in Lebanon

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: What the heck is happening overseas? The United States are supposed to be conservative, with the rest of the world loosening its restrictions on modern media. But first we get a story that Britain has banned a sequel to “The Human Centipede” because of lewd and graphic[...]

Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’ banned in Lebanon

HollywoodNews.com: Lady Gaga’s latest album, ‘Born This Way,’ has reportedly been banned in Lebanon due to the decision that it is “offensive to Christianity.” Thousands of copies were reportedly sent to the Middle East, but Lebanese authorities allegedly quickly impounded them, states NME. The decision was reportedly made “on grounds of[...]

Khloe Kardashian talks about handling body insults

HollywoodNews.com: Khloe Kardashian and her sisters Kim and Kourtney are known for their bodies, but it isn’t always nice. Luckily, Khloe feels she can finally handle it. Khloe recently told ‘Cosmopolitan,’ Middle East edition, that she is dealing with the “Kardashian body image,” states The Huffington Post. “If I want to[...]

Spencer and Heidi off to the Middle East for some fighting

HollywoodNews.com: Former ‘Hills’ couple Spencer Pratt and Heidi Montag are reportedly soon headed to Abu Dhabi to watch a friend do some fighting. The two are reportedly going to watch MMA fighter “King” Kevin Casey in the Abu Dhabi Martial Arts Tournament on April 14th, states TMZ. The reality TV couple is[...]

Worldwide Release Dates for “Deathly Hallows”

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: There is now a full schedule for the worldwide release dates for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1,” courtesy of Warner Bros. A full photo schedule was posted via the Warner Bros./Harry Potter Twitter page, and gives dates for countries in North America, Asia[...]

Leopoldo Lopez on why Oliver Stone is wrong about Venezuela

HollywoodNews.com: Below is the original article in which Leopoldo Lopez states why Oliver Stone is wrong about Venezuela as posted on The Huffington Post: CLICK HERE TO READ OLIVER STONE’S RESPONSE TO LEOPOLDO LOPEZ The filmmaker Oliver Stone’s documentary of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has re-energized a long-running debate about the future[...]

Black Eyed Peas will be projected in 3D, thanks to James Cameron

Hollywoodnews.com: “Avatar” director James Cameron and the Black Eyed Peas are teaming up to create a feature length concert film. will.i.am, the Peas bandleader, told Vibe that the band decided to work with Cameron on the 3D project given his expertise with the format. The film will follow the[...]

America Ferrera’s ‘The Dry Land’ releases official trailer

HollywoodNews.com: America Ferrera’s latest film, “The Dry Land,” has just released the official trailer for the film. James (Ryan O’Nan) returns from Iraq to face a new battle—reintegrating into his small-town life in Texas. His wife (America Ferrera), his mother (Melissa Leo), and his friend (Jason Ritter) provide support, but they[...]
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