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30 August 2017

Israeli authorities said Wednesday they had decided not to revoke the credentials of a journalist for Al-Jazeera over comments that his work was part of the Palestinian "resistance. ...

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27 August 2017

An American journalist has been killed while covering clashes between government and rebel forces in restive South Sudan, local officials and the US mission in Juba said on Sunday. ...

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16 August 2017

Israeli authorities said Wednesday they were moving to revoke the press credentials of a journalist for Al-Jazeera, after having announced plans to close the news network's offices in the country. ...

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15 August 2017

Guam residents received a nasty jolt Tuesday after two radio stations accidentally issued emergency warnings to indicate an imminent threat or attack, at a time when the US territory is already on edge over North Korean threats to fire missiles into ...

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14 August 2017

Turkish authorities arrested the suspected killer of two Syrian journalists from the city of Raqa who were opposed to the Islamic State (IS) extremist group and were found beheaded in Turkey in 2015, state media said Monday. ...

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14 August 2017

The Palestinian Authority decided to release five journalists on Monday after arresting them last week, their lawyer said, a day after political rivals Hamas released a PA-linked reporter. ...

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11 August 2017

Spain faced growing calls on Friday to free a writer detained in Barcelona on a warrant issued by Turkey, which accuses him of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and links to an unspecified "terror group. ...

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10 August 2017

A Russian court jailed an investigative journalist for three and a half years after convicting him of extremism Thursday, in a case denounced by media rights activists. ...

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07 August 2017

Israel's decision to close the offices of broadcaster Al-Jazeera in the Jewish state is "a brazen attack on media freedom", Amnesty International said Monday. ...

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07 August 2017

Two journalists have been shot dead in two days in separate incidents in the Philippines, reinforcing the country's image as one of the world's most dangerous for media workers, officials said Monday. ...

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