Tidbits of Arabic News translated into English

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Anniversary of UN Attack

(August 19, 2013)

This was the tenth anniversary of the attack on the UN in Baghdad. The BBC in English ran an introspective story about it the day before, but I did not see anything on the day of.

The Al Jazeera.net website ran nothing at all when I checked it the day of.

The BBC Arabic website had the story right underneath the banner headline, as you can see here:

An hour or so after it was posted, it became the second most-read story on the website:

Five hours later the story was no longer in the top five, and I think it had dropped to the fourth story under the banner headline.

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