Mar. 23, 2021

Media war reflects ongoing Bahrain-Qatar tensions

Peninsula/Politics

The story: Bahrain and Qatar continue to clash—this time on the airwaves. On March 21, Bahrain’s Al-Watan published the first part of a controversial documentary which highlights the past rule of the country’s Al Khalifa family over parts of the Qatari peninsula. This follows the Qatari Al-Jazeera network’s decision to air a program which included testimonies by dissidents allegedly tortured in Bahraini jails in 2015. 

The coverage: On March 22, the UK-based Al-Arab published a story entitled “Manama responds to Doha’s provocation,” quoting Interior Minister Rashed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa as saying...

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