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Is Al Jazeera’s objective portrayal of the ‘Arab Spring’ overstated? – Part I Opinion 

Is Al Jazeera’s objective portrayal of the ‘Arab Spring’ overstated? – Part I

Al Jazeera’s objective portrayal of the so-called ‘Arab spring’ is overstated. The context of any media organisation is relevant to the political portrayal of its news content. However, in the case of Al Jazeera, the channel takes a further step in being a real force for political change in the Middle East and North Africa. This article will begin by exploring some of the political tensions caused between countries in the region and Qatar due to some of the content aired on the channel. I will argue that, due to…

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Sarraj: Destined to Disappoint Opinion 

Sarraj: Destined to Disappoint

Regardless of what’s happening on the ground in Libya and other North African countries today, we must never lose hope for a better tomorrow; in spite of all the difficulties that we have been through. All great nations that go through sudden regime-change after an extended period of rule experience mayhem shortly after. Even in Europe, examples of this are the English Civil War and the French Revolution, where security and prosperity shortly followed chaos and anarchy. We are not saying that time always brings progress. What we mean in the…

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