Media Watch

  • Portman’s rebuff of Israel is the moot point
    May 02, 2018 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Staff Writer
    Iran’s regional interferences and Natalie Portman snubbing the Genesis Prize ceremony were the two topics that dominated the headlines in the region’s newspapers
  • Cautious welcome to Korea peace talks
    Apr 30, 2018 Compiled by Shyam A. Krishna, Opinion Editor
    The meeting of South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the border raises hopes and doubts
  • Iran relying on empty threats
    Apr 25, 2018 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Staff Writer
    The Palestinian protests and developments between Iran and the US regarding the nuclear agreement were the two topics that captured the attention of papers in the region
  • Reducing tensions on the Korean peninsula
    Apr 23, 2018 Compiled by Sadiq Shaban | Deputy Opinion Editor
    A collapse of the North Korean regime under the weight of its own brutality and contradictions could change everything
  • Palestine cause tops Arab summit agenda
    Apr 18, 2018 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Staff Writer
    The outcome of the Arab Summit, which was held in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, last Thursday, dominated the headlines in 
Arabic-language media this week
  • US strikes on Syria deliver a strong message
    Apr 16, 2018 Compiled by Sadiq Shaban, Deputy Opinion Editor
    A newspaper questions whether Trump’s ‘mission accomplished’ bravado was justified
  • Palestinians will never forget their rights
    Apr 11, 2018 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Staff Writer
    The situation in Syria and protests of Palestinians were the two most-discussed topics in newspapers across the region
  • Gaza killings draw global indignation
    Apr 09, 2018 Compiled by Sadiq Shaban, Deputy Opinion Editor
    Likening Gaza to a big open-air prison, a newspaper called for an inquiry into the latest violence, and an aid package for the territory
  • Palestinians have served a notice to Israel
    Apr 04, 2018 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi, Staff Writer
    The Gaza border protests and the America’s potential withdrawal from Syria were the two topics that captured the attention of newspapers in the region
  • Russian envoys’ expulsions show anger in West
    Apr 02, 2018 Compiled by Shyam A. Krishna, Opinion Editor
    Retaliatory moves following a nerve-agent attack on Russian spy Sergei Skripal in England dominate headlines
  • Iran’s nefarious designs stand exposed
    Mar 28, 2018 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Chief Translator
    The ballistic missile attack at Saudi Arabia by Tehran-backed Al Houthi militias dominated the headlines in Arabic-language press this week
  • ‘If you’re not paying, you are the product’
    Mar 26, 2018 Compiled by Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Social media behemoth Facebook has been hit hard by a series of revelations
  • Saudi Arabia has a powerful vision
    Mar 21, 2018 Compiled by Mohammad Al Jashi | Translator
    Saudi crown prince’s statements and United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) funding were the focus of newspapers across the region
  • West backs Britain in Russia spy row
    Mar 19, 2018 Compiled by Shyam A. Krishna, Opinion Editor
    World media calls for robust response to Kremlin’s role in Salisbury gas attack
  • Israel blocks all ways to peace
    Mar 14, 2018 Compiled by Khitam Al Amir, Chief Translator
    Israel’s non-stop atrocities against Palestinians dominated the headlines in Arabic language media this week
  • Trump, Kim and the risky path to dialogue
    Mar 12, 2018 Compiled by Shyam A. Krishna, Opinion Editor
    World media excited over the prospect of a first meeting between leaders of the two countries