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Qatari-Ethiopian media co-operation hailed

Qatari-Ethiopian media co-operation hailed

The first TV reporter workshop sponsored by Qatar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority opened here on Tuesday as part of a series of media development initiatives.

Deadly violence rocks Afghanistan as campaign season ends

Deadly violence rocks Afghanistan as campaign season ends

Candidates in Afghanistan's presidential election pushed their messages for the last time Wednesday as campaigning for weekend polls wrapped up amid deadly violence.

South Sudan journalist freed after six weeks in detention

South Sudan journalist freed after six weeks in detention

A prominent South Sudanese journalist said Monday he had been released after almost six weeks in detention without charge, in a case which prompted alarm from rights groups over press freedom.

Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre

Hezbollah says explosive-laden drone damaged its media centre

Lebanese group Hezbollah on Sunday said one of two drones that came down over its Beirut stronghold was rigged with explosives and caused damage to its media centre.

Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis

Lebanon newspaper goes black to raise alarm over political crisis

A prominent Lebanese daily Thursday appeared on newsstands with a black front page in the second such protest by a local paper in less than a year over the country's lingering political crisis.

Singapore passes 'fake news' law despite fierce criticism

Singapore passes 'fake news' law despite fierce criticism

Singapore's parliament Wednesday passed laws to combat ‘fake news’ that will allow authorities to order the removal of content despite fierce criticism from tech giants, the media and rights groups.

Sheikha Moza dedicates NU-Q Media Majlis

Sheikha Moza dedicates NU-Q Media Majlis

Media Majlis, a first-of-its-kind media museum in the region, was dedicated by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) ...

Trump, US media in open war on annual dinner date

Trump, US media in open war on annual dinner date

It's meant to be the annual Washington love-in, a dinner where White House journalists and the president yuk it up in a hotel ballroom. But this Saturday, President Donald Trump stood up his dates.

New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images

New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images

Australia pledged Saturday to introduce new laws that could see social media executives jailed and tech giants fined billions for failing to remove extremist material from their platforms.

NU-Q students intern at top global media organisations

NU-Q students intern at top global media organisations

More than 20 students from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) are interning for 10-weeks at international communication firms and news outlets in Washington DC, New York City, London, Berlin, Stockholm, and Doha.

Qatar consolidates freedom of media with draft law

Qatar consolidates freedom of media with draft law

The State of Qatar affirmed its keenness to support and develop the freedom of media, based on the political and social awareness of its people and its recognition of the right of its citizens to know the full truth.

Japan stops journalist going to Yemen

Japan stops journalist going to Yemen

The Japanese government has ordered a veteran freelance journalist to surrender his passport to prevent him from going on a reporting trip to Yemen.