Wikileaks founder Julian Assange criticized Al-Arabiya network for spreading ‘absurd’ reports.
He quoted an Al Arabiya report attributing to him and said that network is publishing ‘absurd fabrications’ regarding the ongoing Gulf Crisis.
It is reported that media in siege countries have been publishing fake reports ever since the crisis broke out. Many people have called them out and Assange’s tweet is the latest such instance.
Earlier Qatar had raised the issue of broadcast of a graphic simulation by Al Arabiya TV in which a fighter jet was shown firing a missile at a Qatar Airways passenger aircraft for “violating airspace of blockading countries”. They were trying to intimidate people with such reports.