Middle East & Arab World

01 April 2015

The Arab coalition fighting the Houthi rebels in Yemen composed by Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Sudan, Egypt, US, Jordan, Morocco and Pakistan- has media organisations in its sights. ...

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24 March 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called in the UN Human Rights Council to enforce the rights of Palestinian journalists. ...

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20 March 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its Yemeni affiliate, the Yemeni Journalists Syndicate (YJS), have today strongly condemned the murder of journalist Abdul Karim al-Khaiwani and called for an independent investigation into ...

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13 February 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today welcomed the release on bail of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, imprisoned in Egypt since December 2013. ...

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02 February 2015

Al Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste has been released from prison in Cairo after 400 days and deported to his native Australia. ...

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29 January 2015

Reports say that Adnan Abdul Razzaq , an Iraqi photographer for Sama Mosul Channel, was killed by militants of the so-called Islamic State in the city of Mosul during the weekend of 24-25 January. ...

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07 January 2015

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) condemned the killing of Al-Masirah TV channel correspondent Khalid Mohammed al Washali, who died last Sunday 4 January in the city of Dhamar, south of the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. ...

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22 December 2014

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its local affiliate the Kurdistan Journalists Syndicate are organizing a three day safety training for local journalists in the city of Shikhan of the Kurdistan region of Iraq. ...

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31 October 2014

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has condemned an attack by Israeli police on photographers near Silwad in the West Bank on Sunday, 26 October. ...

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06 October 2014

Reports say tha t the BBC team was filming protests by local and Syrian Kurds on the Turkish-Syrian border, near the city of Kobane, came under attack from Turkish police. ...

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