I’d almost forgotten about Al-Jazeera English

14 09 2007

That is, the broadcast service, not the web service.

In case you didn’t hear about it yesterday: Sattar Abu Reisha, a leader of the Sunni tribes in al-Anbar who have recently aligned with the United States against al-Qaeda, was killed yesterday by a roadside bomb. Al-Jazeera ran a story on him before he was killed, and this is it.

Part One:

Part Two:

Read the story about Abu Reisha (written before he was killed): Al-Anbar’s Ghost

(I know all these stories are from Egypt and Al-Jazeera so far. Stuff from Palestine and Iran is coming soon.)