Arab media

Iraq Bans Al Jazeera Network Over Coverage

DOHA, April 28  – Iraqi authorities have revoked the operating license of the pan-Arab satellite network Al Jazeera and closed its offices in Baghdad, accusing it of violating government guidelines issued in 2014 to regulate media “during the war on terror.” Al Jazeera, based in Qatar, said it was dismayed by the action. “We remain

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Ethiopia: Wild South

Ethiopia’s newest entertainment channel reclaims its audience from Arab competitors By Habiba Hamid It’s said that fortune favors the bold; in a region of chancers and missed opportunities there are occasions where this does appear to hold true. On the Bole thoroughfare, Addis Ababa’s Fifth Avenue last July, I was taken up several flights of

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