From Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium
- See also changes related to Al-Jazeera, or pages that link to Al-Jazeera or to this page or whose text .
- Journalism : Practice of writing about daily events of interest to people - politics, international affairs, sports, etc.
- Arabic language : is a Semitic language used by Islam and is an official or co-official language in the 22 countries which together make up the Arab World.
- Middle East : A geographical region in Asia that also contains small parts of Europe and Africa.
- Sami Mohy El Din Muhammed Al Hajj : A Sudanese journalist for the Al Jazeera news agency, held at Guantanamo Bay detention camp for suspicion of acting as a terrorist courier; released in 2008
- Osama bin Laden : Radical jihadist who, with Ayman al-Zawahiri, founded a group known as al-Qaeda, which is credited with a series of terrorist attacks.
- Abu Basir al-Tartusi : A Syrian-born Salafist theologian, living in London, highly visible on the Internet and a prominent pro-jihad theoretician
- The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order : A book, by Samuel Huntington, assuming a fundamental conflict between civilizations of different cultures, and discussing grand strategy to deal with this conflict
- Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism are Reshaping the World : A book by Benjamin Barber, first published in 1995, examining the interaction of globalization and consumerism with religious fundamentalism and tribalism; McDonald's, MTV, and Macintosh are used as icons for consumerism
- Iraq War, insurgency : The period of the Iraq War following the end of major combat operations, and the beginning of significant guerrilla warfare in July - August 2003.
- 2009 Afghanistan presidential election : Conducted 20 August 2009, with reasonable security against attacks, substantial fraud, and mixed but significant turnout; Abdullah Abdullah declined to participate in a runoff with Hamid Karzai, who was therefore reelected
- Yusuf al-Qaradawi : An influential Islamist cleric based in Qatar, opposed to al-Qaeda but supportive of other radical movements; extremely active on the Internet
- Al-Aqsa television : Television service, on both local broadcast and satellite, operated by Hamas
- CNN : A 24/day news television network founded by Ted Turner in 1980, now owned by Time Warner
- Middle East Media Research Institute : Nonprofit translation and analysis website on the Middle East and Islam, sometimes described as selectively offering documents supportive of neoconservatism and Likud