Established in March 2005, Niqash (“Discussion” in Arabic) is a trilingual news website featuring articles in English, Arabic, and Kurdish on politics, media, and culture in Iraq.  It is run by the Berlin-based non-profit MICT (Media in Cooperation and Transition), which aims to transform conflict into reconciliation through training and support of media producers in conflict zones. 

Yemen Times

Established in 1990 by Dr. Abdulaziz al-Saqqaf following the unification of Yemen, the Yemen Times is an English-language Yemeni newspaper which, since 1997, has also published its articles on what claims to be “the first known Yemeni media website.”  The newspaper’s mission statement is “to make Yemen a good world citizen.”

The Express Tribune (Pakistan)

The Express Tribune, one of Pakistan’s most popular daily newspapers with its headquarters in Karachi.

Foreign Policy






The PakVotes project is designed to use social media to track election violence in Pakistan and map it. This project as started to promote openness and transparency in election process. It is available in both English and Urdu.

Jang Group

One of the oldest and the most widely sold newspapers in Pakistan. The Jang Group owns the Urdu newspaper Jang, an English newspaper called The News, and the TV channel Geo.

Webdo (Tunisia)

Webdo was originally the Internet version of a francophone Tunisian weekly news magazine called Tunis Hebdo. Gradually developing apart from the printed magazine, Webdo became legally and financially independent from Tunis Hebdo.

Leaders (Tunisia)

Leaders is a French-language website featuring news on Tunisia and more broadly the Maghreb. It is a general news website posting articles on both economic and political issues. However, its editorial line is admittedly directed towards success, and constructive contribution to a better Tunisia. The website describes itself as being “winners only.”


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