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Updated at 4:15 pm (GMT+ 2): Kuwait's lower court on Wednesday upheld a government decision to shut leading newspaper Al-Watan which has been highly...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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Moroccan authorities have expelled two French reporters they said were working without permission, a move criticized by freedom of speech campaigners...
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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Syrian air force bombardment of a besieged rebel-held area east of Damascus has left poorly equipped doctors barely able to treat the wounded, a...
Thursday, February 12, 2015
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2014 was the deadliest ever for journalists working in the Palestinian territories, a Gaza-based watchdog said on Thursday, months after a bloody war...
Friday, January 16, 2015
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Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said he had a "fruitful" meeting with his Egyptian counterpart on Thursday to seek the release of a Canadian...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
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Updated at 2:00 pm (GMT +2): Turkish police raided media outlets close to US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen on Sunday and detained 23 people...
Sunday, December 14, 2014
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