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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – More than 50 Hollywood executives have thrown their support behind Netflix, which is facing a campaign by a Palestinian-led movement to drop Israeli television series “Fauda” from its streaming platform. A scene from the Israeli television series Fauda. REUTERS/Courtesy Netflix In a letter on Tuesday to Netflix chief content officer Ted
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LOS ANGELES/RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s first cinema in more than 35 years will open on April 18 in the capital Riyadh, the authorities said on Wednesday after agreeing with AMC Entertainment Holdings to open up to 40 theaters over the next five years. FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Southeast Asians have united to defend hugely popular “chicken rendang” that was knocked out of a British cooking competition television show for not being crispy enough, but the longstanding debate on the origins of the dish rages on. Malaysian-born chef Zaleha Kadir Olpin cooked nasi lemak, a beloved traditional Malaysian dish,
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BAGHDAD (Reuters) – “Letters from Baghdad,” a documentary on Gertrude Bell, the British writer, explorer, spy and political officer who helped shape modern Iraq, had its first screening in the country on Monday, drawing loud applause from an audience of academics, diplomats, journalists and others. An Iraqi woman stands next to a poster for ”Letters
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, one of Hollywood’s top paid stars, said on Monday he struggled with depression after watching his mother’s attempted suicide and encouraged men suffering from the disease to open up about their struggles and seek help. Actor Dwayne Johnson signs autographs after unveiling his star on the
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