Category Archives: Twitter Thread

Twitter Thread: NYT David Kirkpatrick and Egypt’s Copts

Journalist and International correspondent for the New York Times has recently wrote an article in Church Times about Egypt’s Copts and their relationship with the Egyptian President Sisi. The article was full of disputed ideas that were promptly addressed by Samuel Tadros, … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: The Crisis within Egypt’s Coptic Church

In the light of last week’s sad murder of Coptic Bishop Epiphanius, here is a fascinating collection of tweets discussing the delicate crisis within Egypt’s Coptic Church, mainly by Samual Taros, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institute, with contribution from … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: The Farcical Al-Jazeera Report on Egypt’s Counter-terrorism Operation in Sinai

This is an excellent thread on Al-Jazeera Arabic TV’s  farcical report  on Egypt’s ’s anti-terrorism operation in #Sinai. Thread. Everything wrong with the first episode of Aljazeera's new programme on #Sinai. #سيناء_حروب_التيهhttps://t.co/1QFJNoYVdM — Egypt Defence Review (@EgyGreenfly) July 30, 2018 First … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Jenan Moussa and the notorious ISIS fighter

Jenan Moussa,one of the Arab world best Journalists, has interviewed a notorious ISIS fighter. His arrogance during the interview is striking. This twitter thread is a reminder for those who deny or underestimate ISIS.  A captured ISIS fighter, who was … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Saudi Purge

In a surprising move, Saudi Arabia arrests princes and ex-ministers amid “anti-corruption crackdown.” 11 princes, and dozens of ministers were arrested in sweeping purge. So in one day, #SaudiArabia turned the table in #Lebanon, was hit by a ballistic missile … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Iraqi newspaper and Arab’s racism towards Kurds

I wrote in my latest piece on how I encountered racism against Kurds during my travel in the region. Here is  the latest example of this ugly racism. #Iraqi paper uses picture of five men in boxers and one young … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Al-Jazeera’s Ahmed Mansour and Hurricane Irma

Al-Jazeera anchor Ahmed Mansour has created contraversy after his Arabic tweets on Hurricane Irma. He apologised  for his Arabic tweets that were considered offensive. Here are few tweets by others who challenged his views and his later apology (in English). … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Terror in Barcelona

Here is a collection of tweets about the latest terror attack in Barcelona. It includes a very insightful twitter thread by The New York Times Correspondent Rukmini Callimachi. SPAIN – Terrorist attack– Barcelona and Cambrils-14 killed, over 100 wounded– Victims … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Jenan Moussa on ISIS wives and Yazidi slaves

On the third anniversary of ‘Islamic State’ attack on the Yazidi community in Iraq, this Twitter thread by the amazing journalist Jenan Moussa is painful, albeit a must read .   2/ Today marks 3yrs after horrible ISIS slaughter of … Continue reading

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Twitter Thread: Jenan Moussa and ISIS desperate house wives

Here are a selection of twitter posts by Journalist Jenan Moussa on ISIS house wives are definitely worth reading. A rare insight into the mind of those women. 4- I also saw this Indonesian ISIS family who traveled to Raqqa … Continue reading

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