January 2010
Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);1/6/2010, Vol. 190 Issue 4762, p12
The article reports on the significance of battling terrorism through media in Arab countries. According to director of media council in United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saker Ghabbash, the role of media programs is important since the media addresses equivocalness, confusion and uncertainty in developing a constructive force of coherent Arab media in fighting terrorism. Moreover, Arab media will lead radio and television programs that reflect the principles of Islam in dealing with people.


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