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Hundreds in Turkey protest arrest of journalists

300 people in Istanbul protest the arrest of two prominent journalists on charges of spying.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/30/2015, 3:42 AM

Turkey charges two newspaper editors with spying

Istanbul court charges two journalists who reported that Turkey sent arms to Islamist Syrian rebels.Ben Ariel, 11/27/2015, 2:12 AM

PA shuts down newspaper over report on Israel

Al-Araby Al-Jadeed's Ramallah bureau shut down after it reported about PA's security coordination with Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/6/2015, 9:30 PM

Rouhani speaks out against arrests of journalists

Iran's president criticizes arrests of journalists, which he himself had promised to stop before election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2015, 5:44 AM

MK: Channel 10 Discriminated During Disengagement

MK Yinon Magal was broadcasting expulsion of Jews in 2005 when his own news station heard his views and shut him down.Tova Dvorin, 7/27/2015, 5:07 PM

Turkish Commentator Fired for Criticizing Erdogan

After accusing Turkish president of being 'number one cause of ISIS terror in Turkey," Milliyet commentator Kadri Gursel fired.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/23/2015, 12:41 PM

Egypt's New Anti-Terror Law Could Kill Journalists

Journalists' union warns 'unconstitutional' new law will allow the state to execute reporters for contradicting official reports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2015, 9:47 AM

Trial Against WaPo Reporter Begins in Iran

Jason Rezaian has been detained for nine months over 'spying' charges; proceedings begin behind closed doors.Tova Dvorin, 5/26/2015, 12:41 PM

Herzog: Netanyahu in All-Out War Against the Media

Opposition leader harangues Netanyahu for impromptu firing of Communications Ministry Director, says it violates 'freedom of the press.'Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Cynthia Blank, 5/18/2015, 9:34 AM

Rouhani Aide Defects, Reveals US Capitulation

Close media aide to Iran’s President seeking political asylum in Switzerland after travelling there to cover nuclear talks.Ben Ariel, 3/29/2015, 6:39 AM

Syria: NGOs, Families Protest Over Arrests

Activists promoting freedom of speech and transparency over the war have disappeared, rights groups say - and so have medics and lawyers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2015, 9:54 AM

Japan Prevents Reporter From Visiting Syria

Japanese journalist's passport seized, local media reports, after he planned to cover ISIS. Is Tokyo moving to prevent kidnappings?Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/8/2015, 11:44 AM

Erdogan to Europe: Don't Criticize Us

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams European countries for criticizing deteriorating press freedom in Turkey.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/26/2014, 10:33 PM

Iran Charges WaPo Reporter Held For 137 Days

Correspondent stationed in Tehran since 2008 arrested in July on unspecified charges, is still in custody. Family: Iran breaks its own laws.Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2014, 10:06 AM

Erdogan Slams Female Journalist

Chauvinist remarks, anti-Semitic smear spark outrage in Turkey in latest tirade from Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2014, 2:38 PM

Sudanese Editor Attacked Over Pro-Israel Views

Freedom of the press advocates defend Al-Tayar editor who was beaten for calling for Sudan to normalize ties with Israel.AFP and Tova Dvorin, 7/20/2014, 9:44 AM

PA Cops 'Savagely' Beat Journalist Syndicate Head

Disunity as PA security forces clamp down on protesting journalists in Ramallah; Arab man in Jenin throws bomb at police HQ.Ari Yashar, 6/12/2014, 5:27 PM

Nationalist Paper May Fold Thursday

Makor Rishon and Maariv-NRG were to be sold to Sheldon Adelson but bureaucracy may kill the deal.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, Gil Ronen, 4/27/2014, 6:08 PM

Cairo Court Extends Al Jazeera Staff's Detention

Abdullah al-Shami has been held for six months. Trial of 3 other Al Jazeera journalists adjourned until March 24.Gil Ronen, 3/13/2014, 4:42 PM

Egypt: Al-Jazeera Journalists Arrested

Correspondents arrested on charges of meeting with the islamists; move signals a further breakdown in freedom of the press.Tova Dvorin, 12/30/2013, 11:53 AM

Iran Arrests 16 for Helping Anti-Gov't Websites

Iran's Revolutionary Guard arrests 16 accused of providing material to “anti-government websites”.Elad Benari, 12/5/2013, 4:16 AM

Hamas Criticized for Censorship of Media

Factions in the Palestinian Authority were angry with Hamas over its censorship of Al Arabiya and the Ma’an news agency in Gaza.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/27/2013, 1:36 AM

Prosor: It's Easier for Journalists in Israel

Israel's UN ambassador highlights the freedom of the press in Israel, as opposed to neighboring countries where journalists are suppressed.Elad Benari, 7/18/2013, 4:12 AM

Palestine - Tongue-Tied and Terrified

In 2012, the fight to quiet any dissenting voices in the Palestinian Authority reached new lows.David Singer, 2/19/2013, 12:46 AM

PA Bars Journalists from British Supermodel Visit

Palestinian Authority forces threatened to break press cameras and barred coverage of British supermodel Naomi Campbell’s Bethlehem visit.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/23/2012, 3:00 PM

IDF Censor Expanding Monitoring Role

The IDF censor will now monitor journalists' and bloggers' social media accounts – and you don't even have to be IsraeliGabe Kahn, 5/4/2012, 1:46 PM