In the Middle East, it seems, too often it's a case of if you don't like the message, shoot the messenger -- sometimes literally. In less than two weeks, a radio station has been shut down, a…
Kuwait's government is taking legal action against a Kuwait City hotel for hosting a team from the Lebanese TV reality show "Star Academy."
With Iraq being one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, the Iraqi government has drafted legislation that would afford some level of legal protection for media workers.
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A Syrian IT dealer has been jailed for dissent after being convicted of having accessed websites run by the banned opposition and taken part in Internet forums, a human rights watchdog said.
What with one reporter killed, a group of reporters booted out of parliament, another facing censure for writing a "critical" story and a new report on the harassment of journalists in Kurdistan…
Residents of Kut in southeastern Iraq, who just over a month ago cowered in their homes when Shiite gunmen battled the Iraqi security forces in the streets, turned out in their thousands for a rare…
Gunmen shot and wounded three members of an Iraqi television crew in eastern Baghdad, an Iraqi media watchdog said.
Egyptian authorities have freed a woman detained earlier this April for creating a group on Facebook that called for protests over food price hikes.
It's been a good week for journalists in Iraq for a change. British photographer Richard Butler, who was kidnapped Feb. 10 in Basra while working for CBS, was rescued by Iraqi forces, and Associated…
Arab cinema has been getting a special airing this month in countries as diverse as Lithuania, Turkey, Italy and Spain, thanks to Beirut-based Med-Screen.
He waited four years for it but finally Iraqi filmmaker Mohammed al-Daradji has released his award-winning movie "Ahlaam" (Dreams), a searing account of the last moments of Saddam Hussein's regime…