Egypt blocks newspaper website over 'support for terrorism'

Egypt blocks newspaper website over 'support for terrorism'

Egypt blocks website of one of its most prominent financial newspapers as it continues media blackout.Elad Benari, 5/29/2017, 3:37 AM
EU pressures UK to conceal Islamic terrorism

EU pressures UK to conceal Islamic terrorism

EU report wants UK media to omit any mention of Islam when Muslim individuals are involved in terrorism.Gary Willig, 10/6/2016, 7:41 PM
Netanyahu fires back at Bennett

Netanyahu fires back at Bennett

Netanyahu: Those who talk about freedom of the press tried to shut down the Israel Hayom newspaper.Nitsan Keidar, 7/21/2016, 2:10 AM
Erdogan: Obama spoke 'behind my back'

Erdogan: Obama spoke 'behind my back'

Turkish President angry over American counterpart's comments about Turkey's press freedom record.Ben Ariel, 4/4/2016, 5:43 AM
Left, right unite over violence at Duma protest

Left, right unite over violence at Duma protest

Zionist Union's Kasenia Svetlova defends journalists - including Arutz Sheva correspondent - attacked by police during protest.Hezki Baruch, 12/21/2015, 9:17 AM
Hundreds in Turkey protest arrest of journalists

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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