After testifying Monday at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon that the conflict over the Syrian presence in Lebanon had paved the way for the assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in 2005, MP Marwan Hamadeh resumed on Tuesday his testimony before STL , focusing on Syria’s hegemony over Lebanon, according to Lebanese media reports . […]
A corespondent for Iran’s Press TV was shot dead on Wednesday while reporting from the scene of devastating twin explosions in the Syrian capital, Damascus. Maya Nasser, a 33-year-old Syrian national, was killed after being hit
Egypt’s media are demonising the Muslim Brotherhood as the state’s worst enemy. News reports are claiming the fundamentalist group plans to plunge the country into chaos if its candidate does not emerge as the winner from a presidential runoff. Results of the weekend election were set to be announced on Thursday, but officials postponed the […]
The Syrian foreign ministry on Sunday slammed the decision of the Arab League (AL) to halt the broadcast of Syria’s official and private TVs on Arab satellites as “an unprecedented political decision” that flagrantly contradicts the principles of freedom of the press.
UN leader Ban Ki-moon on Thursday led international outrage at the growing number of journalist killings, as the bodies of two dead photographers were found in Mexico on World Press Freedom Day. Ban told a press freedom at the UN headquarters that journalists now face “dire threats” and highlighted that more than 60 were killed […]
Key staff from Al Jazeera’s Beirut Bureau have resigned citing “bias” in the channel’s stance on the conflict in Syria.
In a media environment where television channels are frequently accused of taking sides, a new station based here and aiming to capture an audience across the Arabic-speaking world is promising a counterweight to the current giants of the industry, which are owned by conservative Persian Gulf governments.
Media Against Violence issued a statement on Thursday condemning Energy Minister Gebran Bassil’s action “in which he kicked out Future News television reporter Rabih Chantaf from the ministry on Wednesday” when Bassil was holding a press conference on the increase of gas prices.
“We need to be able to ask people what they mean when something like this comes up,” says Alicia Nails, a journalism instructor at Wayne State University
Five female anchors at Al Jazeera satellite channel have resigned over conflicts with management over “delicate issue”, including their looks and dresses. Jumana Nammour (Lebanon), Luna Al Shibl (Syria), Lina Zahr Al Deen (Lebanon), Jullinar Mousa (Lebanon) and Nawfar Afli (Tunisia) were among a group of eight women working for the Doha-based pan-Arab channel who […]