Hundreds in Turkey protest arrest of journalists300 people in Istanbul protest the arrest of two prominent journalists on charges of spying.
Turkey charges two newspaper editors with spyingIstanbul court charges two journalists who reported that Turkey sent arms to Islamist Syrian rebels.
PA shuts down newspaper over report on IsraelAl-Araby Al-Jadeed's Ramallah bureau shut down after it reported about PA's security coordination with Israel.
Rouhani speaks out against arrests of journalistsIran's president criticizes arrests of journalists, which he himself had promised to stop before election.
MK: Channel 10 Discriminated During DisengagementMK Yinon Magal was broadcasting expulsion of Jews in 2005 when his own news station heard his views and shut him down.
Turkish Commentator Fired for Criticizing ErdoganAfter accusing Turkish president of being 'number one cause of ISIS terror in Turkey," Milliyet commentator Kadri Gursel fired.
Egypt's New Anti-Terror Law Could Kill JournalistsJournalists' union warns 'unconstitutional' new law will allow the state to execute reporters for contradicting official reports.
Trial Against WaPo Reporter Begins in IranJason Rezaian has been detained for nine months over 'spying' charges; proceedings begin behind closed doors.
Herzog: Netanyahu in All-Out War Against the MediaOpposition leader harangues Netanyahu for impromptu firing of Communications Ministry Director, says it violates 'freedom of the press.'
Rouhani Aide Defects, Reveals US CapitulationClose media aide to Iran’s President seeking political asylum in Switzerland after travelling there to cover nuclear talks.
Syria: NGOs, Families Protest Over ArrestsActivists promoting freedom of speech and transparency over the war have disappeared, rights groups say - and so have medics and lawyers.
Japan Prevents Reporter From Visiting SyriaJapanese journalist's passport seized, local media reports, after he planned to cover ISIS. Is Tokyo moving to prevent kidnappings?
Erdogan to Europe: Don't Criticize UsTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan slams European countries for criticizing deteriorating press freedom in Turkey.
Iran Charges WaPo Reporter Held For 137 DaysCorrespondent stationed in Tehran since 2008 arrested in July on unspecified charges, is still in custody. Family: Iran breaks its own laws.
Erdogan Slams Female JournalistChauvinist remarks, anti-Semitic smear spark outrage in Turkey in latest tirade from Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Sudanese Editor Attacked Over Pro-Israel ViewsFreedom of the press advocates defend Al-Tayar editor who was beaten for calling for Sudan to normalize ties with Israel.
PA Cops 'Savagely' Beat Journalist Syndicate HeadDisunity as PA security forces clamp down on protesting journalists in Ramallah; Arab man in Jenin throws bomb at police HQ.
Nationalist Paper May Fold ThursdayMakor Rishon and Maariv-NRG were to be sold to Sheldon Adelson but bureaucracy may kill the deal.
Cairo Court Extends Al Jazeera Staff's DetentionAbdullah al-Shami has been held for six months. Trial of 3 other Al Jazeera journalists adjourned until March 24.
Egypt: Al-Jazeera Journalists ArrestedCorrespondents arrested on charges of meeting with the islamists; move signals a further breakdown in freedom of the press.
Iran Arrests 16 for Helping Anti-Gov't WebsitesIran's Revolutionary Guard arrests 16 accused of providing material to “anti-government websites”.
Hamas Criticized for Censorship of MediaFactions in the Palestinian Authority were angry with Hamas over its censorship of Al Arabiya and the Ma’an news agency in Gaza.
Prosor: It's Easier for Journalists in IsraelIsrael's UN ambassador highlights the freedom of the press in Israel, as opposed to neighboring countries where journalists are suppressed.
Palestine - Tongue-Tied and TerrifiedIn 2012, the fight to quiet any dissenting voices in the Palestinian Authority reached new lows.
PA Bars Journalists from British Supermodel VisitPalestinian Authority forces threatened to break press cameras and barred coverage of British supermodel Naomi Campbell’s Bethlehem visit.
IDF Censor Expanding Monitoring RoleThe IDF censor will now monitor journalists' and bloggers' social media accounts – and you don't even have to be Israeli