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Hamas spokesman accuses Al-Jazeera TV of

BBC Monitoring text of report by London-based independent Quds Press web news agency, ["Abu-Zuhri Accuses Al-Jazeera of Using Double Standards in Dealing With Palestinian Affairs and Chief Editor Denies" - Quds Press headline] Gaza (Palestine) -Doha, 20 November 2007 (Quds Press) - A Hamas spokesman has complained of what he …

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Iraqi media network launches Al-Fallujah FM radio

BBC Monitoring Text of report by Iraqi TV station Al-Iraqiyah TV on 22 November The Iraqi media network has launched the Al-Fallujah FM radio in Al-Anbar Province with the aim of promoting the culture of dialogue and co-existence among all Iraqis. For their part, the citizens expressed their joy at …

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US funds studio for Palestinian independent Ma’an TV

BBC Monitoring Text of report by independent, non-governmental Palestinian Ma'an News Agency website Bethlehem, 19 Nov: The management of Ma'an Network has signed a new contract with MEPI [the US State Department's Middle East Partnership Initiative] to fund a modern central television studio. State-of-the-art TV cameras, production, lighting and sound …

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RSF concerned by disappearance of Iraqi journalist in Baghdad

BBC Monitoring Text of press release by Paris-based organization Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) on 18 November Reporters Without Borders voiced deep concern today about the disappearance of Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi of satellite TV station Al-Baghdadiyah, who was kidnapped in central Baghdad on 16 November. The news agency reports of …

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Sudan, China sign 49m-dollar communication contracts

BBC Monitoring Text of report in English by Sudanese news agency Suna website [Unattributed report: "Minister of Information and Communication Concludes Visit to China"] Sudan: Minister of Information and Communication Concludes Visit to China Khartoum, 16 Nov. (SUNA) -The Minister of Information and Communication, Al-Zahawi Ibrahim Malik, has concluded a …

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