Follow Us

Follow on Twitter    Follow on Facebook    YouTube Channel    Vimeo Channel    Tumblr    SoundCloud Channel    iPhone App    iPhone App

Media

Media on Media Roundup (April 25)

[Hezbollah flag in Baalbeck, Lebanon. Photo by yeowatzup, Wikimedia Commons]

This week’s Jadaliyya “Media on Media” roundup tackles several important themes shaping the Middle East mediascape. A leaked video allegedly showing Egyptian soldiers killing detainees in the Sinai Peninsula caused a great deal of debate surrounding Egypt’s human rights record. In Lebanon, a Hezbollah-organized media tour of the country’s demarcation line with Israel generated controversy regarding Lebanon’s relationship to Israel and Hezbollah’s military power. Following a referendum extending President Erdogan’s ruling powers, the Turkish government detained the editor-in-chief of leftist website Sendika.org for denouncing  Erdogan’s win as illegitimate. The New ...

Keep Reading »

Egypt Media Roundup (April 24)

[Egyptian-American activist Aya Hegazy and Ivanka Trump at the White House in Washington, DC. Photo from the official Twitter page of Ivanka Trump.]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  Political Rights Wife of jailed journalist Hesham Gaafar received phone calls from 2 men seeking LE120,000 for his release The wife of detained journalist Hesham Gaafar said she received phone calls from two individuals claiming to be a police officer and a prison official demanding a large sum of money in exchange for her husband’s ...

Keep Reading »

Palestine Media Roundup (April 23)

[A Demonstration in the village 'A NABI SALIH' Occupied Palestinian Territory May 7th 2010 - Palestinian Child hurtling a stone at Israeli Soldiers. Image by Edo Medicks and uploaded via Flickr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Palestine and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Palestine Page co-editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each roundup to Palestine@jadaliyya.com.] The Occupation Forces Israeli Forces Have Leveled Land Near Border With Gaza Witnesses reported seeing numerous Israeli vehicles, including bulldozers, cross the border gate into the Gaza Strip where they proceeded to level the land. A Village Near Bethlehem Has Received 11 Demolition Orders In The Last Few Weeks The eleven families from the West Bank village ...

Keep Reading »

Maghreb Media Roundup (April 19)

[(Nadir Bouhmouch, Tindouf]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on the Maghreb and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Maghreb Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to maghreb@jadaliyya.com] Algeria تزايد الولادات في الجزائر بات اتجاهاً راسخاً Algeria’s fertility rate is on the rise following three decades of decline. كيف تخطّط الجزائر لتحقيق نموها الاقتصادي؟ Algeria announced a new plan to achieve economic growth despite falling international oil prices. Algeria: Tomorrow's battleground for Islamic State and al-Qaeda? After recent attacks, the Algerian ...

Keep Reading »

Egypt Media Roundup (April 17)

[Egyptian-American Aya Hegazy. Photo from Aswat Masriya.]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  Palm Sunday Bombings Interior Ministry announces identity of bomber involved in Alexandria Palm Sunday church attack Egypt’s Interior Ministry announced the identity of one of the suicide bombers involved in the Palm Sunday church attacks on Wednesday.  Interior Ministry identifies Tanta church suicide bomber, 3 alleged ...

Keep Reading »

Media on Media Roundup (April 12)

[Members of the Syrian community in Hannover, Germany protesting the Ghouta chemical attack in 2015. Photo by Bernd Schwabe, Wikimedia Commons]

This week’s Jadaliyya “Media on Media” roundup looks at several important issues affecting the Middle East and North Africa mediascape. A chemical attack in Idlib, Syria caused the death of many civilians, resulting in competing media narratives on the nature of the attack and those injured. US President Trump’s missile strike in Syria caused mixed feelings among supporters and opponents of Trump in the US and abroad, with some arguing that his decision violated Syria’s national sovereignty. In Egypt, President Abdelfattah Al-Sisi declared a state of emergency following attacks on two Coptic churches in the country during Palm Sunday, urging the media to report ...

Keep Reading »

Egypt Media Roundup (April 10)

[St. George Coptic Church in Cairo. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  Palm Sunday Bombings Explosion in Alexandria church minutes after Pope leaves, Province of Sinai claims responsibility An explosive detonated near St. Mark’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, a few minutes after Pope Tawadros II left the church. Three Egyptian police died preventing suicide bomber from entering Alexandria ...

Keep Reading »

Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (April 5)

[Orthographic projection from Wikimedia Commons]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on the Arabian Peninsula and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Arabian Peninsula Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Iran poses greatest threat to peace in Middle East, says US Central Command chief Votel made calls for maintaining trained forces in the regions alongside local troops.  Trump administration drops human rights conditions to sell fighter jets to Bahrain “Lockheed had ...

Keep Reading »

Egypt Media Roundup (April 3)

[Posters from the #FreedomFirst counter-campaign highlighting the plight of Egypt’s political prisoners launched in Washington, DC ahead of President Sisi's visit. Photo from The New Arab Twitter page.]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  Political Rights CPJ denounces Egypt’s continuous detention of journalists Ahead of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s meeting with Donald Trump on Monday, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued a statement condemning the continuous detention of twenty-five journalists in Egypt’s prisons and detention centers. Egypt court upholds ...

Keep Reading »

Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (March 28)

[Saudi Arabian Eurofighter Typhoons -Royal Saudi Air Force. By RA.AZ and uploaded via Flickr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on the Arabian Peninsula and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Arabian Peninsula Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Big Oil’s Plan to Buy Into the Shale Boom “Big Oil’s dive into shale could weaken the hand of Saudi Arabia and other big exporters by raising U.S.”  Saudi government won't issue domestic bonds in March for sixth month -Maaal “The suspension of this month's domestic ...

Keep Reading »

Egypt Media Roundup (March 27)

[Twenty-one-year-old prisoner Ahmed al-Khatib. Photo from the Facebook page of Ahmed al-Khatib.]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Egypt and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Egypt Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to egypt@jadaliyya.com by Sunday night of every week.]  Political Rights 1,181 students detained, 21 killed, 65 referred to military trials in 3 years: AFTE Egyptian authorities took punitive action against 2,297 student activists nationwide between 2013 and 2016, according to a report by the Egypt-based Association for Freedom of Thought and Expression, supported by the Norwegian Students and Academics ...

Keep Reading »

Critical Currents in Islam Media Roundup (March 6 - March 19)

[Saudi women playing soccer. 9 March 2012. Image by Aslan Media via Flickr]

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating about Islam and reflects a wide variety of opinions and approaches. It does not reflect the views of the Critical Currents in Islam page or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to cci@jadaliyya.com by Saturday night of every week.] March 6 - 12 Revised executive order bans travelers from six Muslim-majority countries from getting new visas: On Monday, President Trump released his new travel ban weeks after his initial travel ban was met with protests and then frozen by courts. The new ban blocks people from six countries from the initial ...

Keep Reading »

Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (April 25)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on the Arabian Peninsula and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Arabian Peninsula Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations Defense Sec. Mattis Hails U.S.-Saudi Relations as War Pushes Yemen to Brink of Famine “In Riyadh, Secretary ...

Keep Reading »

Syria Media Roundup (April 24)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.]            Inside Syria Islamic State Attack on Rebel Base in Syria Sparks Rare, Close Battle (10 April 2017) U.S.-backed Syrian fighters and American ...

Keep Reading »

Media on Media Roundup (April 19)

This week’s Jadaliyya “Media on Media” roundup covers important stories affecting the MENA mediascape. In Turkey, a historic referendum resulted in the expansion of President Erdogan’s powers, which many journalists and professionals fear will increase authoritarianism in the country. In an exclusive interview with AFP, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad stated that allegations of chemical attacks in Khan Sheikhoun, Idlib, are false and fabricated by Western media to justify US attacks on a Syrian ...

Keep Reading »

Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (April 18)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on the Arabian Peninsula from the past two weeks and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Arabian Peninsula Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to ap@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.] Regional and International Relations One Man’s Quest to Prove Saudi Arabia Bankrolled 9/11 “This New York lawyer says he ...

Keep Reading »

Palestine Media Roundup (April 15)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Palestine and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Palestine Page co-editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each roundup to Palestine@jadaliyya.com.] The Occupation Forces Israeli Forces Closed Down West Bank Checkpoints During Passover Only Palestinians with “humanitarian medical and exceptional cases” would be allowed to cross through ...

Keep Reading »

Syria Media Roundup (April 10)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.]   Inside Syria Trapped: How northwestern Syria became a cage for hundreds of thousands of citizens (28 March, 2017) The Syrian war seems to be moving toward a new phase in which ...

Keep Reading »

Palestine Media Roundup (April 9)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Palestine and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Palestine Page co-editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each roundup to Palestine@jadaliyya.com.] The Occupation Forces A Palestinian Man Was Killed After Another Alleged Stabbing Attack In Jerusalem The man was shot dead after allegedly lightly injuring two Israelis in East Jerusalem. A ...

Keep Reading »

Media on Media Roundup (April 4)

This week’s Jadaliyya “Media on Media” roundup discusses several important stories affecting the MENA mediascape. According to CNN and CBS, the recent “electronics ban” by the Trump administration was largely prompted by intel that al-Qaida and ISIS militants are developing ways to plant explosives in electronic devices. VICE Media are looking to expand their website and digital channel to the Middle East, aiming to open approximately fifty new staff positions in Dubai. Suppression of free speech ...

Keep Reading »

Media on Media Roundup (March 30)

This week’s Jadaliyya “Media on Media” roundup covers several important topics affecting the MENA mediascape. A terror attack in London prompted the British government to ask that its security services be granted access to encrypted applications like Whatsapp, thought to be essential for planning the assault. In other news, Forbes Middle East comments on a British and US-issued electronics ban that prohibits the use of laptops and tablets on board direct flights from several Middle Eastern ...

Keep Reading »

Syria Media Roundup (March 27)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Syria and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Syria Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to syria@jadaliyya.com by Monday night of every week.]   Inside Syria What I Smuggled From a Syrian Prison (15 March, 2017) Mansour Omari writes "I decided I needed to write the names and contact information of all those who were ...

Keep Reading »

Palestine Media Roundup (March 26)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on Palestine and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Palestine Page Co-Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each roundup to Palestine@jadaliyya.com.] The Occupation Forces A Palestinian Security Officer Has Been Killed And Two Others Injured In Armed Clashes At Balata Their forces entered the refugee camp in order to detain "wanted ...

Keep Reading »

Maghreb Media Roundup (March 23)

[This is a roundup of news articles and other materials circulating on the Maghreb and reflects a wide variety of opinions. It does not reflect the views of the Maghreb Page Editors or of Jadaliyya. You may send your own recommendations for inclusion in each week's roundup to maghreb@jadaliyya.com by Tuesday night of every week] Algeria IMF Staff Completes 2017 Article IV Mission to Algeria The IMF End-of-Mission press release reports on preliminary findings after a visit to the country. It ...

Keep Reading »
Page 1 of 63     1   2   3   4   5   6   ...   61   62   63   Last »

Announcements

 SUBSCRIBE TO ARAB STUDIES JOURNAL

Pages/Sections

Archive

Jad Navigation

View Full Map, Topics, and Countries »
You need to upgrade your Flash Player

Top Jadaliyya Tags

Get Adobe Flash player