Accuracy in Media

Tunisian Opposition demands Islamist Gov’t Resignation

WASHINGTON — Tunisia’s current government could be on its way out, if the opposition parties get their way. Reuters reports that the Islamist Ennahda party is facing criticism and calls to step down, after two opposition leaders were assassinated within the past six months. Ennahda was immediately blamed, but denied any involvement. It led to […]

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Another Tunisian Opposition Leader Assassinated!

WASHINGTON — Another Tunisian opposition leader has been killed in the post-Arab Spring turmoil. Mohamed Brahmi, was a member of the secular and nationalist Tunisian National Party, was shot and killed. Reuters reports that this is the second time that a Tunisian opposition leader has been assassinated in the post-Arab Spring turmoil. Chokri Belaid, who […]

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Al Jazeera complains the Egyptian Gov’t Intimidates Them

WASHINGTON — After several Al Jazeera employees quit the television network and accused the network of propaganda, Al Jazeera is focusing their attention on complaints against the Egyptian government. Reuters reports that Al Jazeera reporters say the Egyptian government is trying to intimidate them as they report on the current upheaval within the country. Al […]

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Egypt: Quick Elections in 6 Months

WASHINGTON — As the media spars over how to label the recent wave of protests and military intervention in politics, Egyptian’s interim leaders are planning for parliamentary elections to take place in February and presidential election the week after. Reuters reports that this six-month plan was unveiled and could help stabilize the country, after suffering […]

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Obama Indecision: U.S. not aligned with any Egyptian faction

WASHINGTON — The Obama indecision continues as protests and violence rage in Egypt, who counted as a U.S. ally under the previous dictator Hosni Mubarak. Reuters reports that the Obama administration has not officially taken a side in the aftermath of the protests, which emboldened the Egyptian military to depose the Islamist and Egyptian President […]

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Egyptian Unrest: Military’s choice for Leader rejected

WASHINGTON — More Egyptian unrest is threatening to unravel what the world is calling a military coup or a secular and democratic revolution. The Egyptian military, according to Reuters, selected the liberal Egyptian politician Mohamed ElBaradei as the interim prime minister and to help restore order. But, that quickly was put on hold as violent […]

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Egypt toughens up on Gaza tunnels, angers Palestinians

WASHINGTON — Under Egypt’s new Muslim Brotherhood government, the smuggling tunnels between Gaza and Egypt were re-opened. Some thought that the tunnels between Egypt and Gaza would never close after this, but that day has apparently come. Reuters reports that the once-busy route between the Sinai desert and the Hamas-run Gaza Strip is now closed. […]

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Obama to Egypt protesters: Let’s talk it out guys!

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama, on tour in Africa, recently weighed in on the impending democratic crisis in Egypt. A Reuters article put it best with their front-page title, “Obama tells Egyptians to talk, not fight”. Obama warned Egyptian protesters, who burned a Muslim Brotherhood office in Alexandria, of the escalating violence. He told […]

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February 2015

2/12/2015 - State Department claims they’re not “being run out of town” in the Middle East

August 2013

8/26/2013 - Tunisian Opposition demands Islamist Gov’t Resignation

July 2013

7/27/2013 - Another Tunisian Opposition Leader Assassinated!

7/24/2013 - Al Jazeera complains the Egyptian Gov’t Intimidates Them

7/11/2013 - Egypt: Quick Elections in 6 Months

7/9/2013 - Obama Indecision: U.S. not aligned with any Egyptian faction

7/8/2013 - Egyptian Unrest: Military’s choice for Leader rejected

7/3/2013 - Egypt’s Morsi rebuffs army’s 48-hour ultimatum as ministers resign in droves

7/2/2013 - Egypt toughens up on Gaza tunnels, angers Palestinians

7/1/2013 - Obama to Egypt protesters: Let’s talk it out guys!

7/1/2013 - Egypt’s Islamist leader Morsi condemns “enemies of Egypt”

June 2013

6/21/2013 - Another Egyptian Arab Spring? Some hope so