Posts Tagged “Aljazeera”

Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

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Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns

Arab Youth Survey raises some serious concerns A study by one of the world’s largest PR companies, Burson-Marsteller, of Arab young people in 16 countries in the Levant, Gulf and North Africa offers disturbing insight into the regional concerns and the powerful influence of the mainstream Western news media. Not surprisingly, the further away Arab…

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Futility of Gulf Cooperation Council diplomacy towards Qatar

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Futility of Gulf Cooperation Council diplomacy towards Qatar

Futility of Gulf Cooperation Council diplomacy towards Qatar By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Shunning Qatar undermines a precious structure of pan-Arab diplomacy. The blockade imposed by Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt against Qatar is more about relations with Iran than alleged links to terrorism. Unlike Saudi Arabia, Qatar has good relations with Iran…

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Gulf Nations right in demanding Al-Jazeera be closed

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Gulf Nations right in demanding Al-Jazeera be closed

Gulf Nations right in demanding Al-Jazeera be closed In their confrontation with Qatar, the Gulf Cooperation Council has demanded that Al-Jazeera close its doors. That may sound tough and extreme to some given its many years of battling racism and discrimination in America. But in recent years, Al-Jazeera’s has made a steady downward slide away…

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Qatar should not capitulate

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Qatar should not capitulate

Qatar should not capitulate By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz The travel and trade blockade on Qatar – imposed by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt- is less about “stopping terrorism” and contacts with radical “Islamists” than about Qatar questioning Riyadh’s tough position against Tehran. The anti-Qatar Arab countries, having serious issues of their…

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Gulf Crisis the Reason of Discorde: al-Jazeera Intrudes Again

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Gulf Crisis the Reason of Discorde: al-Jazeera Intrudes Again

Gulf Crisis the Reason of Discorde: al-Jazeera Intrudes Again Why were the U.S. officials and the Arab regimes concerned about al-Jazeera? This is strange since they were dreaming to democratize the Arab world and launching reform processes. By Abdennour Toumi Al-Jazeera is the Arab network that has caused a lot of noise in both the…

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All Arabs Must Feel Like Qataris

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All Arabs Must Feel Like Qataris

All Arabs Must Feel Like Qataris Qatar’s foreign policy objectives are clear that political realism does not require indifference to political ideals and moral principles. By Abdennour Toumi Everybody talks about Qatar and when they do, their conversation centers on the international break-up of diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Yemen, Egypt, Libya,…

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