Egypt's highest court cancelled jail sentences against three journalists working for Al Jazeera television on Thursday and ordered a retrial, a defence lawyer said, in a case that has provoked an international outcry.
Qatari news network Al Jazeera urged Egypt on Monday to overturn a court ruling against three of its journalists, condemning the seven-year prison sentences as unjustified and defying logic.
"There is no justification whatsoe
Veteran Bahraini journalists have joined forces to draft a media strategy aimed at developing the sector, a report said.
They held a roundtable discussion yesterday with international experts to discuss key issues faced by journal
Some Saudi and Emirati journalists have resigned from their positions at major media organisations in Qatar, according to an Arab news report.
It said they left their Qatari jobs following a row sparked by Saudi Arabia, the UAE an
Drydocks World and Maritime World, the leading maritime service providers, recently showcased its production and processes and an array of projects to an international team of fifteen journalists.
The delegation included represent
His Majesty King Hamad yesterday (June 27) issued directives to set up an independent journalists' club to boost freedom of opinion.
It will be an addition to Bahrain's democratic achievements and Press march, he said.
Bahrain's media is about to enter a new era of freedom with fresh legislation on the way, His Majesty King Hamad pledged yesterday (May 2), describing freedom of expression as a right of all Bahrainis.
Speaking on the eve of World Pres
Two Western journalists wounded in a Syrian army bombardment of the besieged city of Homs have been smuggled out of the country and are now safe in Lebanon, Syrian opposition sources and a diplomat following their case said on Tuesday.
American correspondent Marie Colvin and French photographer Remi Ochlik were killed in the Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday when rockets fired by government forces hit the house they were staying in, opposition activists and witnesses said.
A new code of ethics has been launched by the Bahrain Journalists Association (BJA) for the Kingdom's journalists following recommendations put forward at the National Dialogue last year.
Although the code, launched at the B