Egypt releases al-Jazeera journalists after criticism

After spending a year and a half in and out of Egyptian prisons, two al-Jazeera journalists have been released after receiving a presidential pardon. They were released  on the eve of the Islamic festival of...

Turkey raids media group, imprisons VICE reporters

Police in Turkey raided the offices of an Ankara-based media conglomerate critical of the government a day after separately charging two British reporters for VICE News and their Turkish fixer with aiding a...

Egypt press activist jailed

The founder of an independent journalists network in Egypt was arrested by police and accused of working for the outlawed group, the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the Daily News Egypt. Aboubakr Khallaf,...

Al-Jazeera cameramen killed in Syria

An al-Jazeera cameraman has been killed in Syria while covering clashes between rebels and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. Mohammed al-Asfar, 19, was covering fighting June 26 in the southern...

Floggings may resume for Saudi blogger

Saudi Arabia may resume the public flogging of a blogger convicted of "insulting Islam through electronic channels" after the country's Supreme Court upheld his sentence of 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes....