Offbeat

hitney Wright arrives for XBiz's RISE Performer Appreciation Event held at 1 Oak on November 15, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
Whitney Wright, AVN Award-winning adult film actress, faces controversy after a visit to Iran. Defending her trip, she links it to raising awareness about Gaza
Game of Thrones and Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal called for a ceasefire in Gaza and urged his Instagram followers to donate to medical charity MSF.
Omani farmers have been finding water underground since ancient times [Getty]
Israeli and pro-Israeli TikTok users have unintentionally made a video of Omani agricultural workers viral, after confusing them for Hamas fighters.
The star of Netflix series The Crown joins a wave of media and entertainment figures who have been outspoken about Israel’s war on Gaza
Activists online said that the likes of Gaza's journalists are more deserving to be named TIME's Person of the year rather than Taylor Swift, given their dedication to reporting despite the life-threatening conditions in the territory.
Heavy metal band Metallica will perform in Saudi Arabia this month for the first time ever.
The singer's concert film will be shown in selected cinemas in Israel despite criticism from fans and activists due to Israel's ongoing war in Gaza, which has killed almost 15,000 Palestinians since 7 October.
Canadian singer Justin Bieber was accused of spreading misinformation online after sharing a pro-Israel post on Instagram which featured an image of destruction in Gaza.
An Israeli rabbi has linked the Morocco earthquake which happened last month to remarks made by the Moroccan king about East Jerusalem being the capital of a Palestinian state.
Tucker Carlson poured copious praise on controversial UAE leader Mohammed bin Zayed [Getty]
Tucker Carlson, a controversial, political commentator best known for his time on Fox News, expressed admiration for UAE leader Mohammed bin Zayed, who has a record of authoritarianism.