Tag Archives: Al-Jazeera

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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This Week in Egypt: Week 31 (July 30- Aug 5)

Top Headlines  Sudan frees 5 Egyptian troops captured by Libyans 52 alleged militants killed in past month in extensive operation “Sinai 2018” Egypt’s FM Shoukry heads to Washingtonto meet with Pompeo, Bolton Egypt to conclude economic reform program by 2019: … 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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Good readings on the Qatar crisis

In my latest piece, I wrote about western media’s imbalanced coverage of the recent crisis between Gulf states and Qatar.  There are, however, some balanced pieces about Qatar  that are worth reading: First, here is Richard Spencer’s very detailed piece … Continue reading

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The Western media’s imbalanced portrayal of the Qatar crisis

The crisis in the Gulf has entered its third week, since a number of Gulf States including Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain together with Egypt have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region. The crisis … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2015 – Week 25 ( June 15- 21)

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi is seen for the first time wearing a red jumpsuit in court ( via Ahram-online) Top Headlines Egypt court confirms death sentence imposed on ex-President Mohammed Morsi (Tuesday) Wikileaks began releasing leaked documents from Saudi Arabia’s … Continue reading

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Egyptian Aak 2014 (Dec 30 – Jan 5)

Main headlines  Monday Egyptian authorities arrest three Al-Jazeera journalists Egypt likely to call presidential poll first Three Brotherhood leaders secretly left Egypt Mansoura bombinginitial losses LE1 million Court bans students protests without university presidents’ approvals Azhar studentsresume exams, others protest … Continue reading

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