Posts Tagged “news media”

Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

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Seven journalists injured by Israeli snipers in siege of Gaza

Seven Palestinian journalists injured by gunfire in Gaza protests Israeli military snipers appear to be intentionally targeting journalists who are covering their brutal assault of Palestinian civilians who are protesting in Gaza against Israeli policies. A total of 22 have been injured including two who died of their wounds since Palestinian protests began on March…

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Rewriting the future: Editor in Chief Faisal J. Abbas on Arab News’ new leaf

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Rewriting the future: Editor in Chief Faisal J. Abbas on Arab News’ new leaf

Rewriting the future: Editor in Chief Faisal J. Abbas on Arab News’ new leaf The Arab News Newspaper is the leading English language newspaper in the Middle East, and important title that reflects the focus of much of its editorial content which has been published over the past 43 years. The newspaper has expanded, embraced…

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Arab News launches 2020 vision, new identity at Arab Media Forum

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Arab News launches 2020 vision, new identity at Arab Media Forum

Arab News launches 2020 vision, new identity at Arab Media Forum Newspaper and website to be “The Voice of a Changing Region”; Former editor Khaled Almaeena honored by chairman of SRMG. Middle East’s largest English Language newspaper launches ambitious plan to expand its audience reach Arab News has unveiled on April 4, 2018 a new identity…

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Jordanian hate speech law could further stifle press freedoms

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Jordanian hate speech law could further stifle press freedoms

Jordanian hate speech law could further stifle press freedoms By Ignacio Miguel Delgado Culebras CPJ Middle East and North Africa Correspondent Recently proposed amendments to Jordan’s 2015 cybercrime law, including a vague and broad definition of hate speech, will further stifle press freedom on the pretext of protecting the country’s citizens, and could result in further…

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Arab News daily launches Pakistan newspaper edition

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Arab News daily launches Pakistan newspaper edition

Arab News daily launches Pakistan newspaper edition Arab News, Middle East’s leading English Language daily, launches Pakistan edition as part of global expansion  Award-winning journalist Baker Atyani leading new online service, which will focus on improving mutual understanding between Islamabad and the Middle East ISLAMABAD (Feb. 13, 2017): Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English-language…

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

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Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint

Iraqi authorities arrest Samir Obeid at Baghdad checkpoint Beirut, February 6, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the arrest of Iraqi freelance journalist and political commentator Samir Obeid and called on Iraqi authorities to release him immediately. Men who identified themselves as Iraqi security forces arrested Obeid at a checkpoint on the outskirts of…

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