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Layal Haddad
Recommendations by Lebanon’s media council to register websites has raised concerns of mounting censorship less than two months after measures to...
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
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Ghassan Saoud
Former Lebanese Maronite patriarch Nasrallah Sfeir talks to Al-Akhbar about his childhood, his sleeping habits, and his public legacy. The latter has...
Monday, October 24, 2011
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Mohammed Shoair
Egypt and the Arab world lost another pioneering cartoonist with the passing of Ahmad Hegazi, the ascetic citizen who saw his profession as an occult...
Sunday, October 23, 2011
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
The cancellation of a major TV show and harassment of two of Egypt's top journalists Yosri Fouda and Ibrahim Issa is leaving little doubt that Egypt'...
Sunday, October 23, 2011
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Ahmed Mohsen
MTV, a Lebanese television station has regularly broadcast racist and incendiary ‘reports’ on migrant workers. But their latest ‘expose’ goes too far...
Friday, October 21, 2011
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Jamal Jubran
Sanaa - Yemeni state television recently demonstrated once again that it is no more than a mouthpiece for the ruling regime. Ever since the uprising...
Friday, October 21, 2011
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
Tahrir channel has faced a number of setbacks, the last of which was Ibrahim Issa selling his share of the channel. The channel has now announced...
Friday, October 21, 2011
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Rasha al-Amir
The popular Francophone book exhibition in Lebanon has attracted large crowds, yet its ban against exhibiting books written in Arabic, the native...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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Mohammad Abdel Rahman
Egyptian state television prominently featured an exclusive interview with Gilad Shalit on his Tuesday release. The interviewer went easy on him,...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
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