The Doha-based Al Jazeera Media Network is being accused of bias for choosing not to contextualize Qatar’s own track record of ties with Israel in its coverage following the announcement of UAE and Israel’s deal to normalize diplomatic ties.
Israel's then-Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni (far left) and Qatar's then-PM Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr al-Thani (far right) attend the first day of the eighth Forum on Democracy, Development and Free Trade, in Doha April 13, 2008. (Reuters)
First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Qatar Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani shakes hand with Israel's President Shimon Peres (R) as U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (C) watches, during a dinner at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, November 11, 2008. (Reuters)
Israel Defense Forces spokesperson for Arabic Media Avichay Adraee on Al Jazeera's The Opposite Direction. (Twitter)