Posts Tagged: msm

Al-Jazeera Egypt coverage

It will be interesting to observe Al-Jazeera Egypt coverage in the coming period: A Qatari foreign ministry official pledged in a meeting with Egyptian and Emirati security officials on Saturday that Qatar would not interfere in Egypt’s internal affairs, two Egyptian intelligence sources told Reuters.He also pledged a change of orientation for Qatar’s al-Jazeera television

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‘People are hungry’: Why Tunisia’s youth are taking to the streets

Unemployment – especially among the young – falling living standards and lockdowns have sparked riots across the cradle of the Arab Spring, reports the Guardian. I have said it numerous times, and people usually get upset: The revolution in Tunisia has failed (co-opted). Yes, they didn’t witness massacres (thankfully) like Egypt, Syria and elsewhere. They

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Newspaper distributors in Alexandria go on strike

Via Egypt Independent: Newspaper distributors at Raml Station Square in Alexandria went on strike yesterday and refrained from receiving newspapers and distributing them in protest at the decision to remove their kiosks from the square for the purpose of beautifying it.

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‘War on infidels’

It was a pile of trash already, but it’s even getting worse since Yasser Rizk became the CEO of Al-Akbar, Egypt’s second largest state-owned newspaper. Just to give you a sample, above is Al-Akhbar’s front page on 28 March, breaking the news about the Egyptian army’s heroic efforts to “abort a terror strike” on a

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Support @kalnaga

One of Egypt’s leading actors, Khaled Abol Naga, is currently facing a smearing campaign from the regime propagandists in state and private TV, after he called on President Sisi to leave and lashed out against his police state. One of the regime cronies, Lawyer Samir Sabry, has even filed a lawsuit asking the authorities to

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Sisi’s Dirty War: Propaganda, lies and no accountability

Lest we forget, the regime’s mouthpiece the daily Al-Ahram newspaper’s front page headline announced “Egypt to be declared terrorism-free in days,” on 23 September 2013, and estimated “may be a week”. But the insurgency in Sinai, which is already a decade long at least, starting with the 2004 Taba bombings, has only escalated during Sisi’s

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