Sentence upheld for Azerbaijan journalist

An appeals court in Azerbaijan has upheld a seven-and-a-half-year prison sentence for a prominent journalist who had reported on the business interests of President Ilam Aliyev's family. The Baku Court of...

Two Syrian journalists found beheaded in Turkey

Two Syrian journalists and activists have been found beheaded in an apartment in the city of Sanliurfa in southeastern Turkey. No one has claimed responsibility. The collective Raqqa is Being Slaughtered...

Turkey’s tense poll

Fighting with the Kurds and ISIS terror are just the beginning of Turkey's problems Whatever government is formed after Turkey’s Nov. 1 parliamentary election, it will confront a country in the midst of a...

Opposition outlets shuttered in Iraqi Kurdistan

Media outlets in cities across Iraqi Kurdistan have been raided in an effort to crack down on anti-government reporting amidst a political crisis in the region. Three of the offices of opposition...

Intimidation still norm for Iran correspondents

Despite halting progress for foreigners, outlook for local journalists is still grim Iran has made international headlines in recent months for high-stakes nuclear talks with the U.S. and its support for...