Turkey blocks social media following Ankara attackTurkish court bans access to Facebook and Twitter after images from Ankara attack were shared on them.
MK asks why terror victim privacy law is ignoredEichler explains new bill banning publication of victim's name before approval, asks Shaked why privacy censor law isn't enforced.
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.
Censor: TV Divulged Top Secret During WarOutgoing military censor Sima Vaknin-Gil says Channel 2 reporter revealed IDF planning during Gaza war, causing serious harm to security.
Barak Scandal: Official Warns Leaks Lose LivesFormer Cabinet Secretary reveals in special Arutz Sheva interview how security leaks are too common in Israel - and can kill.
Iran Suspends Newspaper that Criticized Nuke DealIran's Press Supervisory Board suspends 9 Dey, a hardline newspaper that criticized Iranian negotiators.
Iran Bans Weekly for Criticizing Nuclear TalksUltra-conservative weekly in Iran banned for criticizing the government over its negotiations with world powers.
Hareidi Paper that Cropped Out Women: No ApologyAfter international attention, Hamevaser's editor says hareidi readers simply do not want to see photographs of women.
Iran Censoring 'Offensive' Images on InstagramIran has started censoring images posted on photo sharing app Instagram, removing content deemed "offensive".
Khamenei Pardons Blogger Who Visited IsraelHossein Derakhshan, a blogger who was sentenced to 19 years in prison over his writings, pardoned by Iran's Supreme Leader.
Iranian Government Given a Month to Block WhatsAppIran's judiciary gives the government one month to block WhatsApp and other instant messaging services which have "immoral content".
Saudi Arabia Bans Books by Pro-Brotherhood AuthorsSaudi authorities ban the sale of books by two Islamist authors known to be sympathetic to the Muslim Brotherhood.
Iranian Court Orders Ban on InstagramIn latest censorship move, Iranian court orders photo-sharing app Instagram to be blocked over privacy concerns.
Iran Bans WhatsApp Because of 'Zionist Connection'Iran bans access to WhatsApp due to its connection with Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg.
Saudi Arabia Orders 'Anti-Islamic' Website ClosedA Saudi court orders the permanent closure of a liberal website for publishing "anti-Islamic content."
Erdogan Threatens to Probe Twitter for Tax EvasionTurkey’s Prime Minister accuses Twitter of tax evasion, pledges to launch a probe against it.
Turkey Lifts Block on TwitterTurkey lifts its block on Twitter, 24 hours after its highest court overturned the ban.
Turkey Threatens to Block More WebsitesSources in Ankara say Turkey could block access to other social media platforms, after YouTube and Twitter were already blocked.
Erdogan Defends Twitter BanTurkey's Prime Minister confirms he gave the orders to shut down Twitter, claims the site was breaking Turkey's laws.
Turkey Stops Users Who Got Around Twitter BanTurkish government blocks access to Google DNS which many had been using in order to bypass the ban on Twitter.
Turkey's Twitter Ban Met with CondemnationWhite House, State Department and even Turkey's president criticize Ankara's banning of popular social networking site.
Twitter Out in Turkey After Erdogan ThreatsTwitter users in Turkey complain of widespread outages, hours after PM Erdogan threatens to "eradicate" the social network.
Erdogan Threatens to Ban YouTube, FacebookAmid pressure over corruption scandal, Turkey's prime minister threatens to take Internet censorship even further.
'We Won't be Able to Ban Facebook Forever'Iran’s Culture Minister admits his country will not be able to forever ban popular websites.
Turkish President Signs Internet Censorship LawDespite protests, Turkey's president Abdullah Gul signs law that tightens controls over web use.
Protests Rage in Turkey over Internet CensorshipTurkish police use tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters demonstrating against invasive Internet laws.
Khamenei Bans Chatting Between Unrelated PeopleIran’s Supreme Leader bans online chatting between unrelated men and women as Iran's Foreign Minister praises "Iranian democracy."
Iran Arrests 16 for Helping Anti-Gov't WebsitesIran's Revolutionary Guard arrests 16 accused of providing material to “anti-government websites”.
Iran to Review Censorship on BooksRouhani's regime continues to revamp the rules on censorship, will review books that have been barred from publication.
Journalists Demand that Hamas Stop Censoring MediaA group of journalists in Ramallah have launched a petition to reopen the Gaza bureaus of Ma'an and Al Arabiya.
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.
Hamas Censors News Outlets for 'False News'Hamas closes Ma'an and Al Arabiya in Gaza, claims the two distribute "false news regarding the smear campaign against Hamas and Gaza."
Iran’s Rouhani Set to Revamp Censorship?Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani may be set to revamp the country’s censorship , according to a speech he delivered in Tehran.
Jordan Cracks Down on JournalistsJordan has joined other Muslim nations in the region in cracking down on journalists and media outlets in the country.
Rowhani Welcomes Facebook, Rejects SegregationIran's president-elect expresses progressive views about civil liberties, freedom of expression and the internet.
Video: Angry Egyptian TV Host Resigns On AirEgyptian TV host Gamal Al-Shaer resigned live on air after the government censored his show.
Exclusive: Hacker Says Iran Censorship BreakableAn Israeli hacker says it’s easy to bypass Iranian censorship, as tight as it is. "Possible camouflage measures are widely available."
Saudi Arabia May Ban Skype, WhatsApp, ViberSaudi Arabia may ban Skype, WhatsApp and Viber if the software firms don’t give the government with a way to monitor user communications.
Iran Jails 12 Journalists as ‘Collaborators’A dozen more journalists have been arrested and jailed in Iran on suspicion of cooperating with Persian-language foreign media outlets.
Ex-Mossad Man: No Room for Censor in Internet AgeGad Shimron: Israel should have published details of Prisoner X case instead of letting Australia's ABC do so.
State Censor: Gag Order Was Court's Idea, Not OursDon't blame the State Censor, said Sima Vaknin-Gil, who heads the Censor's Office, for a 'coverup' in the 'Prisoner X' case
Iran Arrests 11 JournalistsIran has arrested and taken into custody nearly a dozen journalists, accusing them of cooperation with foreign news outlets.
Iran Launches Islamic YouTube Rival WebsiteIran has launched its own video-sharing website to compete with Google’s YouTube, whose content is deemed inappropriate by Islamic regime.
Saudi Mufti: Cooperating with Media 'Major Crime'Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti issued a religious edict prohibiting Arabs from contacting or cooperating with foreign media outlets.
Hamas Restricts Journalists in GazaHamas terrorists have imposed new censorship restrictions on journalists – both local and foreign – in Gaza.
Top Ten Movies that Iran FearsDictatorships work hard to control the content of films. A blogger compiles a surprising list of films suppressed by Iran and other countries.
'Draw Mohammed Day' Event'Everybody Draw Mohammed Day' is held in answer to threats and censorship, but leads to more censorship--by Pakistan.