Yemeni journalist mourned after shooting

A prominent Yemeni journalist, human rights activist and leader of the Shi'a Houthi movement has been buried days after his killing by unknown gunmen in the capital Sana'a. Mourners supportive of the Houthi...

Sentence for Tunisian blogger cut to 6 months

A Tunisian military appeals court has sentenced a blogger to six months in prison, halving a previous sentence for comments critical of the army he made on his Facebook page. Yassine Ayari, 33, received the...

Syria releases Swedish journalist

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime released a Swedish journalist held for six days after being arrested with a translator in near the country's northeastern border with Turkey. Joakim Medin, 30, a...

Al-Jazeera reporter killed in Syria

An al-Jazeera correspondent was killed in Syria while attempting to flee gunfire between rebels and government forces in the town of al Sheikh Maskin near the southern city of Daraa. Mahram al-Deeri, 31,...

Syrian pro-Assad group hacks news sites

Computer-savvy supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad hacked the websites of a number of international news outlets Nov. 27. A group known as the Syrian Electronic Army tapped into the websites of...