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  • Al-Arabiya Television Network Deserves Praise for Anti-terrorism Program

    The popular Arab satellite television network Al Arabiya has done the world a service by broadcasting a program that criticizes al-Qaeda terrorists and exposes the enormous suffering that al-Qaeda has imposed on Arab victims of terrorism, according to Fox News. Reporter Amy Kellogg filed a great segment on the televised show, called “Death Making” in Arabic, that has broadcast an anti-terrorism message to Arab audiences that too often are bombarded with romanticized coverage of al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups by other Arab news networks, particularly Al Jazeera.

    The Al Arabiya program is hosted by Rima Salha, a Lebanese journalist who has sparked controversy by confronting the extremist ideology of al-Qaeda and other groups with a critical eye. Salha is quoted as saying: “As we know, there are lots of Muslims who are brainwashed so they believe in terrorism but there are also big sections of Muslims who sympathize with terrorists. We are targeting those people and trying to explain to them that terrorism is not a good thing.” Because of her reporting, Salha has received death threats and been singled out for criticism by al-Qaeda’s number two leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri. Nevertheless, Salha remains dedicated to reporting the truth: “Of course I receive threats on a regular basis, but that does not prevent me from doing my mission.” One can only hope that other Arab journalists and media outlets will follow her lead and report honestly on the mass murderers of al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups.

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    5 Responses to Al-Arabiya Television Network Deserves Praise for Anti-terrorism Program

    1. Andrew, New York says:

      I should be so courageous.

    2. matthew, queens ny says:

      everytime a muslim terrorist attack happens. moderate muslims claim the terrorist is not a true muslim. that islam means love. so how are there moderate muslims that support the terrorists? why do they have to be targeted by a tv show. they either believe islam means love or not. sometimes i wonder if there are moderate muslims. hopefully the truely openminded ones can convince their brethren to stop the violence. may God look after them.

    3. J.C. Hughes, Texas says:

      Go girl! My hat's off to Rima Salha and Al Arabiya. May the Almighty protect them from the evil murders they've challenged.

    4. Louis Leon C F Levy says:

      In all walks of life we can find honest people like R Salha and all the merit is for her. But let us not get confuse. Islam and Terrorism are two faces of a piece of money. The Terrorism is initiated from the beginning by its Head, Muhammad himself. So moderate and Muslim are antithetic, they are either hiding or not muslim enough. Even in the Sufi area their are probant examples like when 'Umar Tall sufi tijani warrior killed other muslims who were of the Qadiri order in West-Africa'19e century.

    5. Lynn B. DeSpain says:

      The God of Abraham is the same God to Muslims, Jews and Christians. Terrorist have no God other than their leaders, who have chosen to misrepresent words written hundreds of years ago in an excuse for war, much the same as Christians in their Crusades against Muslims, Hitler in his attempt to annihate the Jews, the Jews to fight the Muslims, and the radical Muslims to kill all who do not believe in the Muslim word.

      We, the ordinary, free thinking people of the World either buy into this or would rather just be left alone. This issue has gone on for as long as Man hs decided whos version of God is right!

      The only way to end these Wars is for all the ordinary, free thinking people who used to sit aside and would rather not be envolved, became a very loud voice and shouted, "What fools you all are to think that you could possibly know the will of God?" We need to all fight against the fighters to resolve the hatred, because none of us, in the past or present, or future, can possibly know even the slightest detail of God, or God's wants for us, other than God exist.

      Hozro

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