Leading and influential pan –Arab Saudi Arabia-sponsored Asharq al-Awsat daily newspaper launched a Persian website. “Sharq Parsi aims to reflect the geopolitical and cultural significance of current affairs in the Middle East to Persian speakers. It strives to offer balanced, in-depth and up-to-date news coverage and analysis of the Middle East. As part of this mission, Sharq Parsi publishes Persian versions of articles from Asharq Al-Awsat’s Arabic and English editions.” Sharq Parsi will also be available on Twitter (@SharqParsi) and FaceBook (https://www.facebook.com/the.sharq.parsi). The move is part on an ongoing competition between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran to win the hearts and minds of the Muslim world and to shape public opinion.
Asharq al-Awsat newspaper launches Persian website
- Published: 55 days ago on Wednesday, 21 August 2013
- By: Iran Daily Brief
- Last Modified: August 21, 2013 @ 12:25 pm
- Filed Under: International
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- http://www.aawsat.net/2013/08/article55314140 ; http://www.sharqparsi.com/