Saturday 5 September 2015

Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists to 3 years in jail

An Egyptian court has sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has triggered an international outcry.   The verdict in a retrial was issued ag


Iranian film on the Prophet stirs calls for Tehran to ban it

A film on the life of Prophet Mohammad is expected to break box office records in Shi'ite Muslim Iran after its release on Thursday, but some Sunni Muslim clerics in the Arab world are demanding that Tehran ban it.   The state-sponsored "Mohammad, Messe


Instagram adds new photo sizes to attract ads

Instagram has added new layout options in addition to its signature square for pictures and videos in a bid to attract more advertisers and to stop users defecting to more flexible services such as Snapchat. The move is the first major alteration to the photo-sharing, social medi


Apollo Tyres expands ManU partnership to 129 countries

Leading tyre maker Apollo Tyres has extended its association with the Manchester United Football Club to the whole of Africa, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Brunei.   This is in addition to the existing association which spans 67 count

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