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3 Al Jazeera journalists arrested over Paris drones
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3 Al Jazeera journalists arrested over Paris drones

Thursday, 26 February 2015 11:24 AM

French authorities detected unmanned aircraft over five Paris landmarks including the US embassy

Saudi mulls covering up female TV anchors
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Saudi mulls covering up female TV anchors

Thursday, 19 February 2015 11:27 AM

The Shoura Council is considering a proposal to force female TV anchors in the kingdom to observe a conservative, covered dress code that does not allow them to amplify their beauty

Exclusive: Alarab TV to resume 'with the same reporting standards': GM
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Exclusive: Alarab TV to resume 'with the same reporting standards': GM

Thursday, 19 February 2015 9:54 AM

The general manager of Prince Alwaleed’s Alarab TV station, suspended on its second day of broadcasting from Bahrain, says it will resume without compromising its independent reporting standards

UAE tycoon Al Habtoor to become Hollywood movie producer
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UAE tycoon Al Habtoor to become Hollywood movie producer

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 3:50 PM

Chairman of Al Habtoor Group reveals new business move; has two films currently in pre-production

Doha Centre for Media Freedom announces exec shake-up
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Doha Centre for Media Freedom announces exec shake-up

Monday, 16 February 2015 7:16 PM

Executive committee of non-profit group is restructured more than a year after previous head was sacked

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Kuwait shuts down controversial newspaper's printer
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Kuwait shuts down controversial newspaper's printer

Monday, 16 February 2015 1:03 PM

Al Watan daily had been forced to use an alternative printing house after the gov’t blocked it from using its own

Gulf sees mixed results in latest press freedom index
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Gulf sees mixed results in latest press freedom index

Monday, 16 February 2015 11:54 AM

Press freedom deteriorated in all continents in 2014, including across much of the GCC, new analysis reveals

Two UAE media websites hacked by terrorist group
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Two UAE media websites hacked by terrorist group

Sunday, 15 February 2015 12:24 PM

Youth of Islamic Caliphate group managed to hack link to websites

Egypt releases two Al Jazeera journalists but case not dismissed
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Egypt releases two Al Jazeera journalists but case not dismissed

Thursday, 12 February 2015 4:20 PM

Court says case against Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed is still pending despite release from jail

Saudi TV anchor claims she was fired for being 'ugly'
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Saudi TV anchor claims she was fired for being 'ugly'

Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:23 AM

The manager of a satellite channel sacked her on the first day because she was "not presentable and her looks were not appealing"

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US news anchor suspended over false Iraq claims
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US news anchor suspended over false Iraq claims

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 5:36 PM

NBC's Brian Williams taken off air without pay for six months after claiming he came under fire in helicopter

Qatar's beIN Sports said to have missed out on UK Premier League rights
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Qatar's beIN Sports said to have missed out on UK Premier League rights

Wednesday, 11 February 2015 11:27 AM

UK media say Qatari broadcaster was outbid by Sky Sports and BT Sports for broadcasting rights for the 2016-19 seasons

Bahrain says Alwaleed's new TV channel has been suspended
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Bahrain says Alwaleed's new TV channel has been suspended

Monday, 9 February 2015 4:36 PM

Information Affairs Authority issues statement saying Alarab TV failed to obtain licensing approval, failed to meet standards

50 Shades of Grey to screen for UAE censors on Thursday
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50 Shades of Grey to screen for UAE censors on Thursday

Monday, 9 February 2015 3:34 PM

Exclusive: Local distributor confirms it is expecting the controversial film to be given a banned rating

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British Muslims protest in London against Charlie Hebdo cartoons
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British Muslims protest in London against Charlie Hebdo cartoons

Monday, 9 February 2015 10:00 AM

Imams delivered speeches and the crowds paused to pray before handing in an online petition to David Cameron's office signed by over 100,000 Muslims.


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