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June 21, 2017 - 11:29 GMT
Gotcha. As you clicked on the link which brought you to this article, you probably thought you had a pretty good idea of what “mainstream media” was (CNN, BBC, FOX...right?).
Despite the fact that Muslims commit far fewer attacks, US media coverage increases by an average of four and a half times in those circumstances. (twitter)
June 21, 2017 - 10:52 GMT
The study showed the average attack with a Muslim perpetrator is covered in 90.8 articles, those with a Muslim, foreign-born perpetrator are covered in 192.8 articles.
AFP: Egypt's parliament agreed on June 14, 2017, a controversial maritime agreement with Saudi Arabia that transfers the two Red Sea islands to the kingdom, state television and a lawmaker said. The deal, which is still under challenge in court, had sparked rare protests in the country with the opposition accusing the government of selling Egyptian territory to its Saudi benefactors.
June 17, 2017 - 16:48 GMT
This weeks MENA update considers the timing of the $12 billion US arms deal with Qatar, and Egypt's cotroversial bill to secede the Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia.
'Gays Against Sharia - UK' organizers hold up a rainbow flag during a march in Manchester (Photo: Twitter @EnglishTommy1)
June 12, 2017 - 14:24 GMT
While recent “anti-sharia” protests held across the US fit easily into partisan media narratives, a similar march held in Manchester on Sunday has seen news outlets face criticism for inaccurate and incomplete reporting.
Calling on the government to admit the failure of the “war on terror”, Corbyn has backed a new approach, based on foreign policy change. (AFP)
June 09, 2017 - 15:27 GMT
Veteran backbencher Corbyn may have won over much of the British electorate with his socially progressive manifesto, but what of his proposed Middle East policy?
This week London fell victim to the third terrorist attack in Britain in three months. (AFP)
June 07, 2017 - 19:44 GMT
he West’s ‘War on Terror’ is failing, and it is now more important than ever to re-think anti-terror and anti-radicalization strategies.
The Al Jazeera logo is seen in one of the network's studios. (AFP/File)
June 06, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
Al Jazeera journalists have been imprisoned in Egypt for allegedly promoting 'terrorist' propaganda.
A recent meeting in Europ does not appear to have gone well | Eric FEFERBERG / AFP
June 04, 2017 - 11:53 GMT
The current diplomatic rift between Germany, the United States, and the United Kingdom is more consequential than a short-term falling out between allies.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
The German Chancellor has made no effort to hide her dissatisfaction with the Trump White House, along with others who have turned their backs on the EU.
Libya has been embroiled in violence since a 2011 uprising toppled and killed Moammar Gaddafi. (AFP)
May 29, 2017 - 13:34 GMT
The Libya connection in the May 22 Manchester concert suicide bombing and Friday's attack on Christians in Egypt has shone a light on the threat posed by militant groups taking advantage of lawlessness in Libya.
All the attacks in Britain have occurred since the illegal invasion of Iraq in 2003, and the threat has accelerated since the onset of the Syrian civil war in 2011. (AFP)
May 28, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Comment: As the dust settles on the Manchester attack, the government must take an honest look at the domestic and foreign policies that can lead to radicalisation, writes Tom Charles.
Iraqi Yazidis, who fled their homes when Daesh militants attacked the town of Sinjar, gather inside a building under construction where they found refuge on August 10, 2014. (AFP/Ahmad Al-Rubaye)
May 24, 2017 - 20:33 GMT
When Daesh "the Islamic State group" attacked Iraqi Kurdistan in August 2014, it infamously subjected the minority Yazidi community there to a brutal campaign of genocide.
May 23, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Trump sends deepest condolences to Manchester victims, and refers to those responsible as 'evil losers in life'.
Trump's visit will be closely scrutinized as he seeks ways to restart peace efforts. (AFP)
May 22, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Lowdown on some key issues that will outline Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
A refugee looks through a window at the arrival centre for refugees near the town on Kirkenes in northern Norway on Nov. 11, 2015. (AFP/Jonathan Nackstrand)
May 21, 2017 - 17:30 GMT
A year after reaching a safe haven, refugees are suffering breakdowns as PTSD and depressive disorders go unaddressed.
I vote, therefore I am by Iranian graffiti artist 'Black Hand' (Facebook)
May 17, 2017 - 20:30 GMT
Supporters of hardliner Raisi are not what you may think.