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Analysis: Israeli media bypass censors to report on Syria raid

BBC Monitoring Analysis by Peter Feuilherade of BBC Monitoring on 18 September On 6 September, Israeli air force planes reportedly entered Syrian airspace from the Mediterranean. Unidentified fuel tanks, possibly from one of the Israeli aircraft, were later found on Turkish territory near the Syrian border, indicating the planes' probable …

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Al-Jazeera TV chief denies split within editorial board

BBC Monitoring Text of report by Lebanese newspaper Al-Safir website on 3 September [Report by Ziyad Haydar from Damascus: "Denying disputes inside editorial board, Waddah Khanfar tells Al-Safir: Al-Jazeera English is the voice of the south"] The Director of Al-Jazeera satellite TV network, Waddah Khanfar, has denied the existence of …

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Arab media coverage, reactions to Petraeus-Crocker reports

BBC Monitoring The testimonies given by the US commander in Iraq, Gen David Petraeus, and the US ambassador to Iraq, Ryan Crocker, to the House of Representatives Committee on Monday 10 September were relayed live by the following TV stations: the privately-owned Iraqi Al-Sharqiyah TV; the government-owned Iraqi station Al-Iraqiyah …

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Hamas site warns of Fatah campaign against Al-Aqsa TV

BBC Monitoring Text of report by Palestinian Filastin al-An website on 28 August [Unattributed Report: "Fatah coupists urge against cartoon film and prepare for sabotage acts"] Gaza-Filastin al-An Fatah coupists called for a provocative campaign against Al-Aqsa Satellite Television belonging to the Islamic Resistance Movement - Hamas because of the …

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