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أزمة مسلمي الروهينجا في خطاب المواقع الإلكترونية الإعلامية الأجنبية دراسة تحليلية

Scroll down for English abstract. في ضوء تنامي دور الإعلام عامة والرقمي خاصة في معالجة وإدارة الأزمات وندرة دراساته، وتعاظم أزمة الروهينجا وإيلامها الضمير الإنساني وتهديدها الاستقرار العالمي، والثقل الإعلامي والحقوقي للمواقع الإلكترونية الإعلامية الأجنبية، تتضح الحاجة إلى موضوع البحث، وهو التعرف على خطاب المواقع الإلكترونية الإعلامية الأجنبية نحو أزمة …

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Roots of Religious Extremism: The Muslim Brotherhood and the Four Faces of Tyranny

One way of getting to the “root causes” of terrorism and religious extremism in the Middle East is to examine the thinking of the mother organization of all groups and movements espousing violence and terrorism. Fortunately, the history of the Muslim Brothers is well researched. The revelations of the organization reflect a great deal of inconsistencies between the general and the specific: public pronouncements and specific documents, theory and practice, English and Arabic.

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Obsessing over Jihadi Otherness: Radicalism’s Evolution and the Failure of the Post-Colonial Arab State

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Book Review: Arab Cultural Studies: Mapping the Field

Ramy Aly reviews and critiques this volume of articles edited by Tariq Sabry, calling it the most coherent attempt yet to “create a reflexive disciplinary self-consciousness” for the nascent field of Arab cultural studies. The book’s strength, he writes, lies in its “unapologetic diagnosis of the weaknesses” of current Arab media, communication and literary studies and its proposals for a way out of this disciplinary impasse.

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Why the Arab World Needs Community Radio

Daoud Kuttab explores the resistance to community radio in the Arab world despite the opening up of media sectors following the Arab uprisings. He calls on the region’s newly elected leaders to welcome the developmental potential of community-based radio and to create the necessary regulatory framework for radio broadcasting.

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Al Arabiya Producer Nabil Kassem: Arab media are “living in denial” over Darfur

Two years on, Nabil Kassem is still profoundly affected by his experiences in Sudan. What he witnessed there, and recorded in a film he made for Al Arabiya, were scenes of unspeakable brutality and untold suffering, scenes he thought would surely wake up an Arab public all too willing to let Darfur pass by. But 'Jihad on Horseback' never made it across the airwaves. In this highly charged interview with Lawrence Pintak, Kassem speaks of how Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir prevented the broadcast of perhaps the most provocative documentary film ever made by an Arab director.

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