Media Watch

'18Oct
09

Turkey to search Saudi consulate for missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey said Tuesday it will search the Saudi consulate in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a Saudi journalist, a week after he vanished during a visit there...
'18Oct
05

Iran Weaponizes Corbyn’s Labour – Dayenu!

Irina TsukermanNot only do two wrongs don’t make a right, but frequently they combine to make a far greater wrong.Jeremy Corbyn’s close association with the Islamic Republic is precisely an illustration of such a...
'18Sep
17

Retaliation for Potential Syrian Chemical Attack: Germany Faces New Pressure to Take Military Role

September 17, 2018  10:05 AM Print Feedback Comment Richard Grenell is a man of many faces. The new American ambassador in Berlin mostly comes across as the imperious proconsul of a superpower, and...
'18Aug
20

US sanctions on Zimbabwe – truths, history and lies

HARARE – A new regime of US sanctions has just been signed into law, opening a fresh front in the increasingly polarised political debate in Zimbabwe.Critics say they hurt the economy, while supporters say the...
'18Aug
08

US declines to take sides in heated Saudi, Canadian fight over human rights

The U.S. is declining to take sides between Saudi Arabia and Canada after the Middle Eastern nation's extraordinary reaction to Canada's condemnation of the arrest of a Saudi Arabian human rights activist. Saudi...
'18Aug
06

Not all successful markets are free

I was dumbfounded. I'd already resigned from the economics faculty at La Trobe University where I was senior tutor in economic history. Plans were well under way to move myself and my life to Canberra, a city I had...
'18Aug
01

US sanctions two top Turkish officials over pastor's detention in spiraling crisis

The U.S. is sanctioning two senior Turkish officials over the ongoing detention of an American pastor, whose case has ripped open the deep divides in the two countries' alliance. Interested in Turkey? Add Turkey...
'18Jul
26

Why Syrian refugees in Lebanon fear going back to an Assad-controlled Syria

Screenshot from the Megaphone News video dealing with the topic of Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Video in Arabic with English Subtitles. Source.Megaphone is a partner of Global Voices. This post is based on their...
'18May
17

Chinese Mass-Indoctrination Camps Evoke Cultural Revolution

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN — Hour upon hour, day upon day, Omir Bekali and other detainees in far western China's new indoctrination camps had to disavow their Islamic beliefs, criticize themselves and their loved ones and...
'18Apr
19

#DiplomaticCentennial Dan Stoenescu: Tunisia, a window of civilization of the Arab world in Northern Africa

#DiplomaticCentennial Dan Stoenescu: Tunisia, a window of civilization of the Arab world in Northern Africa.Tunisia, the country where the spark began, which ignited the series of Arab revolutions in 2011, is a...
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