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Twitter accounts push propaganda photos of Turkish soldiers
Middle East

Twitter accounts push propaganda photos of Turkish soldiers

As Turkish forces invaded northern Syria in early October, supporters of the offensive launched a different kind of campaign —…
Chinese state media pump up the jam to slam Hong Kong protests
World

Chinese state media pump up the jam to slam Hong Kong protests

“Get those foreign agents outta town”, roars a music video by a patriotic Chinese rap group, one of a slew…
‘Promise me you’ll shoot yourself’: Nazi Germany’s suicide wave
World

‘Promise me you’ll shoot yourself’: Nazi Germany’s suicide wave

April 1945: The final days of World War II in Europe. Nazi Germany is teetering as Western Allies move in across…
Taliban confront fake news, social media in propaganda war
Middle East

Taliban confront fake news, social media in propaganda war

Fighting “fake” news, wrestling with social media, and deploying an intern army – the Taliban’s sprawling propaganda machine embraces modernity…
Iran sentences 3 rights lawyers to prison
Middle East

Iran sentences 3 rights lawyers to prison

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has sentenced two human rights lawyers to six years in prison and a third to…
Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek
Middle East

Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peek

It landed with a thud on newsstands at Walmart and rural supermarkets last month: Ninety-seven fawning pages saluting Saudi Arabia,…
Nazaha coalition monitors pro-Sisi propaganda campaign violations
Egypt

Nazaha coalition monitors pro-Sisi propaganda campaign violations

Nazaha (Integrity) coalition issued a report monitoring violations committed by the pro-President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi campaign during the candidate’s campaigning…
Facebook to show users if they ‘liked’ alleged Russian propaganda
World

Facebook to show users if they ‘liked’ alleged Russian propaganda

The social media giant Facebook is working on a tool to let users know if they ‘liked’ any of the…
IS militants hack into Swedish radio station, take over broadcast
World

IS militants hack into Swedish radio station, take over broadcast

The attack occurred Friday morning in the southern city of Malmö, but went unnoticed until listeners began calling in. Experts…
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