Egypt

Leading Egyptian News Site to be Seized by State Over Alleged Muslim Brotherhood Links

Cairo (MEE) – Egypt Daily News has long claimed to be the only ‘independent’ daily in a heavily restricted media landscape. The Egypt Daily News site is to be taken over by a state-run newspaper as part of moves targeting the assets of the Muslim Brotherhood. According to Egypt Independent, the committee assigned to take over Brotherhood assets […]

North America United States

For Media, Driving Into a Crowd of Protesters Is a ‘Clash’

New York (FAIR) – The Washington Post, Boston Globe, AOL News, The Hill, BBC and Sky News UK all chose to frame the ramming of a car into anti-fascist protesters as “clashes.” The BBC’s breaking news tweet, “One dead amid clashes between US white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville,” is an extremely odd way to describe a person driving a car into a crowd of anti-fascist […]

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Mike Pence Panama Trip Cut Short After Seeking to Isolate Venezuela

Panama City (TeleSUR) – Colombia, Argentina, and Chile told Pence they wouldn’t support U.S. military intervention against Venezuela during his Latin American tour. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has cut short his trip to Panama, the final visit of his diplomatic tour across Latin America, after attempting to seek regional support on action against Venezuela. The White House claimed he […]

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Bahrain State TV Accuses Qatar of Trying to Oust Government

Manama (MEE) – State TV alleges Doha worked alongside opposition Shia party to stir years of unrest. Bahrain’s state television on Wednesday accused Qatar of attempting to overthrow the government in Manama, upping the stakes in a diplomatic crisis that has seen Doha isolated in the Gulf. Along with Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt, Bahrain cut ties with Qatar […]

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Julian Assange Asks Why US Said Nothing When Obama Backed Ukrainian Neo-Nazis

Kiev (DRN) – Julian Assange sees the bigger picture behind Americans hypocrisy and double-standards. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has sent a series of highly apposite Tweets regarding the recent right wing versus left wing protests in Charlottesville that have resulting in one death and multiple injuries. The new face of America is eerily familiar. pic.twitter.com/xpAcHo7gHH — […]