Arab Media Focuses on Iraqi Voting, Not Violence

(New York Times) Hassan M. Fattah - After nearly two years of providing up-to-the-minute images of explosions and mayhem in Iraq, and despite months of predictions of a blood bath on election day, for news directors at Arab satellite channels and newspaper editors on Sunday, the story was not the violence, it was the voting. Overwhelmingly, Arab channels and newspapers greeted the elections as a critical event with major implications for the region.

2005-01-31 00:00:00

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