Offbeat | Agence France-Press | Saturday March 8, 2014
A charity's video transposing the effects of the Syrian civil war onto an ordinary girl growing up in London has gone viral on the Internet.
World | Reuters | Friday March 7, 2014
Turkey's president on Friday ruled out a ban on Facebook and YouTube after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan threatened such a move to stop political foes posting audio recordings purportedly exposing government corruption.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 7, 2014
Turkey's embattled prime minister has warned that his government could ban popular social media networks YouTube and Facebook after a number of online leaks added momentum to a spiralling corruption scandal.
World | Agence France-Press | Friday March 7, 2014
Turkey's embattled prime minister has warned that his government could ban social media networks YouTube and Facebook after a raft of online leaks added momentum to a spiralling corruption scandal.
Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 1, 2014
The video-sharing website has been blocked in Pakistan since September 2012 over its failure to take down the "Innocence of Muslims" movie.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 28, 2013
A Saudi video mocking the kingdom's unique ban on female driving has gone viral, featuring a male performer singing "no woman, no drive", an adaptation of Bob Marley's famous song.
World | Reuters | Saturday October 26, 2013
A few women filmed themselves driving in Saudi cities on Saturday, defying government warnings of arrest and prosecution to take part in a campaign against men-only road rules, activists said.
World | Associated Press | Sunday September 15, 2013
ToffeeTV has hit an unexpected snag. The Internet startup depended on YouTube to promote "Hokey-Pokey," ''The Umm Nyum Nyum Song" and other language-teaching clips it produces for children, but the video-sharing website has been banned in Pakistan fo...
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 13, 2013
Pakistan has cracked down on "immoral" love chat services offered by mobile phone companies, stifling hopes of illicit romance in the conservative Muslim country where dating is frowned upon.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday September 12, 2013
In a dingy Internet cafe, Abdullah gets round the censors with one click and logs onto YouTube, officially banned for a year and at the heart of Pakistan's cyberwar for control of the web.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday August 2, 2013
Pakistani authorities have told a court that the ban on YouTube cannot be lifted until a mechanism is put in place to permanently block blasphemous contents on the popular video-sharing website.
Press Trust of India | Friday July 5, 2013
A Pakistani court refused to issue an interim order to restore the services of YouTube, in the country.
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 5, 2013
Bangladesh on Wednesday lifted a ban on video-sharing site YouTube which has been blocked since September after an online anti-Islam movie spawned violent protests across the Muslim world.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday May 26, 2013
Tajikistan has blocked YouTube for the third time in less than a year without an official explanation, a representative of the country's internet industry said.
World | Reuters | Sunday April 14, 2013
Hips swinging, South Korean rapper Psy launched the dance and video of his new song "Gentleman" at a packed Seoul concert on Saturday, with nearly 160,000 tuned in online to see if he could carry off a repeat of his megahit "Gangnam Style".
Press Trust of India | Thursday March 7, 2013
The Pakistan government will decide in a couple of days whether to lift a ban imposed on YouTube last year for hosting clips from a controversialanti-Islam film.
Reuters | Friday February 15, 2013
Egypt's administrative court ordered the ministries of communication and investment to block YouTube because it had carried the film "Innocence of Muslims".
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday February 14, 2013
Five months after YouTube was banned in Pakistan for hosting clips from a controversial anti-Islam film, authorities have said there are no plans to remove restrictions on the popular video-sharing website in the immediate future.
Reuters | Monday February 11, 2013
An Egyptian court ordered the suspension of online video service YouTube for a month on Saturday for broadcasting a film insulting the Prophet Mohammad.
World | Press Trust of India | Friday December 28, 2012
Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday said Pakistani authorities would lift a ban on YouTube within 24 hours, over three months after the popular website was blocked so that people could not access clips from an anti-Islam film.