Egyptian prosecutor orders probe into New York Times' report

Jan 11, 2018

Egypt's chief prosecutor orders probe into New York Times report on authorities' alleged attempt to sway public opinion

Turkish high court rules to release 2 prominent journalists

Jan 11, 2018

Turkey's state-run news agency says the country's highest court has ruled for the release of two jailed journalists pending the outcome of their trial on terror charges for alleged links to a 2016 failed coup

Power outage said to hit Sudan during president's speech

Jan 10, 2018

Sudan said hit by nationwide power outage during president's speech

Group calls on Sudan to stop seizing papers amid protests

Jan 9, 2018

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on Sudan to stop its crackdown on local newspapers reporting on protests over bread price hikes

Turkey renames street following spat with UAE minister

Jan 9, 2018

Turkey has renamed a street housing the United Arab Emirates' embassy after an Ottoman military commander in reaction to an Emirati minister who retweeted a post accusing President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "forefathers" of pillaging the holy city of Medina

Turkey intends to extend post-coup state of emergency

Jan 8, 2018

Turkish government looks to extend state of emergency declared after 2016 failed military coup

Report: 11 Saudi princes arrested for palace protest

Jan 6, 2018

A state-linked Saudi news website says 11 princes have been arrested and will be tried for staging a protest at one of the king's palaces and refusing orders to leave

Hard-line cleric says social media fed Iran protests, unrest

Jan 5, 2018

Hard-line cleric calls on Iran to create its own social media apps, blaming international services for unrest, anti-government protests

The Latest: Iran complains about UK coverage of protests

Jan 5, 2018

Britain's media regulator says it is considering an official letter received from Iran's embassy in London complaining about media coverage of the protests

Trump threat to cut aid to Palestinians carries risks

Jan 3, 2018

With a Twitter post threatening to cut off U.S. aid to the Palestinians, President Donald Trump has expressed his frustration over the lack of progress in his hoped-for Mideast peace push

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