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Mideast Wire On March 11, the Hamas-backed newspaper Filistin reported: "The ministry of information has denounced the campaign that a number of Palestinian sides have been waging against the Al-Jazeera Satellite Television Channel, deeming this as an old and not new onslaught that does not represent the Palestinian national and …

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Mideast Wire On March 11, the Saudi-owned website Elaph carried the following report by Sultan al-Qahtani: "In terms of time, it was only a few minutes that -in a brief statement -Saudi Crown Prince Sultan Bin-Abd-al-Aziz appeared on the screen of the Al-Jazeera satellite television channel that is often accused …

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Al-Quds Al-Arabi “The Israeli boycott of Al-Jazeera”

Mideast Wire On March 13, the Palestinian-owned Al-Quds al-Arabi daily carried the following lead editorial: “A senior Israeli official announced yesterday his government’s decision to boycott Al-Jazeera satellite channel because it was biased in favor of the Palestinians in its coverage of the Israeli war in the Gaza Strip. This …

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Mideast Wire On March 5, the Qatari newspaper Al-Sharq carried the following report by Lubna Sha’lan: “The news satellite channel Al-Jazeera has apologized to all its viewers for utterances by the guest of last Tuesday's "The Opposite Direction" programme, which disgraced the religion of Islam and divine beliefs. The channel …

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Elaph: “Saudi writer challenges censorship?”

Mideast Wire Elaph, an independent Saudi owned news website, wrote on February 26: “In Saudi Arabia, when a column written by any writer or journalist is blocked by the editor in chief, then the options facing that writer are very limited: either he dumps the column in the garbage can …

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Muslim Brotherhood on new anti-terrorism draft law

Mideast Wire On February 21, the independent Al-Masry al-Yawm daily carried the following report by Osama Salah and Munir Adib: “... A number of Muslim Brotherhood leaders affirmed that the anti-terrorism law, whose draft was exclusively published by Al-Masry al-Yawm yesterday, will not prevent the group from exercising its peaceful …

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