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Ali Rezaian, Brother of Washington Post Reporter, Jason Rezaian, Speaks Out
Speaking from Germany, Ali shares the ordeal his family underwent to bring his brother home.
Amid Human Rights Concerns, Bill Clinton Thanks Moroccan King
In front of a cheering audience on the final day of the Clinton Global Initiative Middle East and Africa Meeting, former President Bill Clinton publicly thanked his host King Mohammed VI of Morocco . “[He] just called me and said we could all come back anytime. He was very pleased we were all
Turkish Court Overturns Government's Ban on Twitter
Turkey's ban on Twitter lasted all of six days. Earlier today, a Turkish court overturned the government's decision to ban the social media network. According to the television station NTV, Twitter is expected to be restored later in the day. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, of the Justice and
Al Jazeera Calls for 'Global Day of Action' Over Jailed Journalists
3 Journalists Held for 55 Days in Egypt, Accused of Belonging to a 'Terrorist Group'
China Kicks Out Foreign Journalist
China has kicked out an accredited foreign journalist for the first time since 1998. Observers fear that the decision to expel Melissa Chan of the Al Jazeera English-language television network is an indication that China is cracking down on foreign media in an attempt to...
Prominent Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei Detained and Missing
The Artistic Director of the Olympic 'Bird's Nest' Stadium Is Government Critic
Pakistan Floods Destroy Bridges - World Roundup
PAKISTAN FLOODING Pakistan's army has deployed about 60,000 troops for rescue and relief operations out of a force of about 550,000 soldiers. Doctors say that malaria, diarrhea and gastroenteritis are growing threats. More than 1,600 people are estimated to have been killed in the disaster, and out
Abducted French Agents Turned Over to Insurgent Groups in Somalia
NAIROBI - Two French government agents abducted Tuesday from a hotel in Mogadishu have been turned over to militant insurgent groups, according to Somali government officials and other senior officials working in the country. The two groups, Hizbullah Islam and al-Shabaab , are reportedly fighting
Iranian Govt Tried to 'Cut the Head Off' Opposition
The crackdown on protestors promised Saturday by the Iranian government appears to have worked, with few people on the streets of Tehran today, though there was violence overnight. But as rallies failed to materialize, a female protestor reached by ABC News by telephone in Tehran complained about
Attempted Iran media clampdown meets Internet age
Iran clamped down Tuesday on independent media in an attempt to control images of election protests, but pictures and videos leaked out anyway — showing how difficult it is to shut off the flow of information in the Internet age. The restrictions imposed by the government made such