• On Pop & Petroleum

    6 days ago - By Open Space

    Hind Mezaina, MUSIC TV , 2017
    When Arabi 21, a Qatar-backed news platform, unknowingly republished a piece by the satirical website The Pan-Arabia Enquirer , netizens appreciated the gaffe for its ludicrousness. Arabi 21's report detailed an imminent Saudi Arabian honeymoon planned by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The newlyweds would attend a monster truck rally in Jeddah and open a branch of Hooters in Riyadh. This satirical exercise raises more than a chuckle in the age of a revamped Saudi Arabia led by the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and his well-oiled PR machinations. MbS has...
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