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Israeli firm’s spyware used to target journalists’ cell phones – reports
Middle East

Israeli firm’s spyware used to target journalists’ cell phones – reports

WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) – An Israeli company’s spyware was used in attempted and successful hacks of 37 smartphones belonging…
Iran’s Supreme Court upholds journalist’s death sentence
Middle East

Iran’s Supreme Court upholds journalist’s death sentence

Iran’s Supreme Court upheld the death penalty of a once-exiled journalist over his online work that helped inspire nationwide economic…
Caucasus: 4 journalists injured in Nagorno-Karabakh fighting
World

Caucasus: 4 journalists injured in Nagorno-Karabakh fighting

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Two French and two Armenian journalists were injured Thursday in the South Caucasus separatist region of…
Afghan media outlets protest curtailed access to information
Middle East

Afghan media outlets protest curtailed access to information

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan media watchdog urged the government on Wednesday to heed a demand for more media…
Lebanon’s journalists suffer abuse, threats covering unrest
Middle East

Lebanon’s journalists suffer abuse, threats covering unrest

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese journalists are facing threats and wide-ranging harassment in their work — including verbal insults and physical…
Foreigners exit northeastern Syria fearing government reach
Middle East

Foreigners exit northeastern Syria fearing government reach

SEMELKA, Syria (AP) — It was a sign of the sudden transformation sweeping Kurdish-run northeast Syria: foreign aid workers and…
Amal Clooney faults ‘collective shrug’ over slain journalist
Middle East

Amal Clooney faults ‘collective shrug’ over slain journalist

LONDON (AP) — Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney accused world leaders Wednesday of failing to protect journalists and responding with…
Supreme Council for Media Regulation to investigate complaint against Zamalek Club
Egypt

Supreme Council for Media Regulation to investigate complaint against Zamalek Club

The complaints committee of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation opened an urgent investigation for its Tuesday meeting regarding a…
Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail
World

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail

YANGON (Reuters) – Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked…
Turkish court upholds jail sentences on Cumhuriyet staff
Middle East

Turkish court upholds jail sentences on Cumhuriyet staff

ANKARA (Reuters) – A Turkish appeals court upheld a ruling to jail journalists and executives from the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet,…
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