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How should we assess the endless stream of media reports and images that we are exposed to daily? On July 2, 2018, Matthew Sparks (M.A., Georgetown University) facilitated an important and evocative discussion of this question and introduced Arab-West Report, the massive electronic database...
In this op-ed, Amīna Khayrī critiques the role that the media plays in classifying different people or organizations that are in the midst of ongoing military, resistance, or terrorist campaigns against governments in the Middle East.  She writes the following:
ʿImād Ḥijāb, a human rights expert and human rights researcher, stressed the necessity to mobilize civil society, lawyers and law firms in the country to form a national lobby to classify the Muslim Brotherhood as a terrorist group worldwide.  Additionally, efforts should be made to stop attempts...
Major General Hishām al-Ḥalabī, advisor to the Nasser Higher Military Academy, said that the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist group was planning to bring the people of Gaza to the Sinai. However, following the failure of this plan, terrorist groups were planning to seize northern Sinai.
On Friday evening, protests calling for the downfall of the regime broke out in several Egyptian cities and continued until early Saturday morning.  However, most of the Egyptian media didn’t mention them.  Their coverage came in different forms: ignoring the protests, reporting inaccurately that...
With deep shock and disbelief, the world was taken aback by the brutal and gruesome act of terror that claimed the lives of more than 49 Muslim worshipers in New Zealand. Our sincere thoughts and prayers go out to their families and loved ones affected by this dreadful tragedy.
The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchy in Alexandria warned that leaflets attributed to a Coptic author have been spread in the streets of Alexandria including false information about the “Copts’ success” in ousting the Islamists from power. Also the leaflet says that Copts have filed a claim for autonomy...
The complaints committee of the Supreme Media Council imposed a fine of 50 thousand EGP on the website of Maṣr Al- ‘Arabiyya for a report of published on March, 29, entitled “New York Times… Egyptians trudge to elections for 3 dollars”. 
Within the framework of the African Peer Review Mechanism, the Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies organized a workshop on freedoms and separation of powers. The workshop was chaired by Dr. ʿAlyi al-Dīn Hilāl, the professor of political science at the Faculty of Economics and...
During the call-in show dubbed ‘Yaḥduth fī Miṣr’ (happening in Egypt) aired on Egypt’s mbc channel, the Egyptian President criticized how Egyptian media deal with reports on Europe, stating the example of the actual turmoil in France “that cannot be compared to what occurs in Egypt,” the President...

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