July 30, 2015
It turns out the two people running the Huffington Post’s new Arab-language site,HuffPost Arabi, have ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. Anas Fouda and Wadah Khanfarbring their Islamist agenda to Ariana Huffington’s new venture:
An Egyptian national now living in Turkey, Fouda was arrested in the United Arab Emirates in 2013 on suspicion of affiliation with the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) – an affiliation which he freely admitted had existed since 1988, though he claimed to have held no formal party role since 1995. A browse of his Twitter timeline shows his politics to be fairly bread-and-butter MB . . .
Khanfar, however, is the heavyweight of the pair; the man who made Al Jazeera the titan of Arabic media that it is today. He’s also, according to ex-colleagues, the man who made Al Jazeera the Muslim Brotherhood mouthpiece that it is today.