• January 18, 2017
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Articles by Khitam Al Amir

  • ‘Russia must act objectively on Syria’
    Jan 04, 2017 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    The ceasefire agreement on Syria, brokered by Russia and Turkey, grabbed the headlines in the Arabic press this week
  • UN resolution is victory for Palestinians
    Dec 28, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir | Senior Translator
    All Arabic newspapers across the region welcomed the resolution as a historic victory for Palestinians but a strong blow to Israel
  • No end to Syrian regime’s atrocities
    Nov 23, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    The ongoing suffering of the Syrian people and the Yemeni crisis were the focus of newspapers in the region
  • ‘Mosul a miniature version of a World War’
    Oct 26, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    As the bloodshed continues in Aleppo, Mosul and other cities, regional newspapers discuss the consequences
  • Controversial Jasta law is nothing but blackmail
    Oct 05, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir | Senior Translator
    Arabic media concur that the legislation sets a dangerous legal precedent that endangers the lives of US citizens and interests
  • ‘Prompt US apology to Syrian regime curious’
    Sep 21, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    The Palestinian issue and America’s accidental air strike in Deir Al Zour were the two topics that dominated the headlines in the region’s newspapers
  • Tunisia has kept moving forward
    Aug 31, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    The Syrian crisis and the new Tunisian government were the two topics that dominated headlines in the region’s newspapers
  • Aleppo a bold message to Syrian army
    Aug 10, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    The battle for this city is of extreme strategic importance, given its geographic and economic significance. The fighting there is not merely a side-show
  • Do not let the war in Iraq to deviate
    Jun 01, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    The ongoing battle led by the Iraqi forces to retake Fallujah from the Daesh terror group dominated headlines in the Arabic press this week
  • Tragedy in Aleppo and more barriers in Palestine
    Feb 10, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir | Senior Translator
    A look at the main stories making the news across Arab media
  • ‘If fighting continues, there will be no Syria’
    Feb 03, 2016 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    Syria peace talks in Geneva dominated headlines in Arabic newspapers this week
  • Better communication can contain tension
    Oct 07, 2015 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Senior Translator
    Escalating tensions between Iran and countries in the region and the agony of Palestinians dominated the headlines in the region this week
  • Reforms to rid Iraq of legacy of US occupation
    Aug 12, 2015 By Khitam Al Amir, Senior translator
    Arab media welcomes Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi’s move to end sectarian quota system, following protests against graft, poor services and incessant power outages
  • Opposition’s success in Syria a key moment
    Apr 29, 2015 Compiled By Khitam Al Amir | Senior Translator
    The Syrian conflict was the topic that dominated headlines in the region’s papers
  • Lebanese singer to perform at in Sharjah
    Jan 22, 2015 By Khitam Al Amir, Staff Reporter
    Proceeds from the concert will go to Big Heart Foundation that supports refugee children
  • World sings same anti-terror tune
    Jan 14, 2015 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir Senior Translator
    Arab media blasts Israeli PM Netanyahu for his opportunism at the historic Paris ‘unity’ march and takes aim at extremism