State Dept awards journalist Mahtab Farid
Kabul, November 29, 2011
The US State Department honored Mahtab Farid, an Iranian-American journalist with “Expeditionary Service Award” for her efforts in public diplomacy in Afghanistan.
The award was handed over to Mahtab by...
Afghan journalists under threat in Russia
MOSCOW,April 10, 2011
Threats to the Afghan journalists community based in Moscow has become a normal affair.
Ironically, the threats come from the Afghan community itself.
As Afghan migrants and refugees in Russia lack a u...
Uzbekistan puts two journalists on trial
Kabul, October 15, 2010
A court in Uzbekistan has convicted an Uzbek journalist, who reports for Voice of America, of three press-related crimes, fined him about $10,000, and then released him.
Abdulmalik Bobaev, a journalist...
Kuwaiti journalist sentenced to imprisonment
20 Jul 2010
A Kuwait City court today sentenced leading writer and journalist Mohammed Abdel Qader Al-Jassem to six months in prison on a charge of slandering Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Mohammed Al...
Al-Arabiya TV chief resigns
September 15, 2010
Abdul Rahman al-Rashid, the director general of Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya television known for his liberal views, has resigned.
"Rashid announced at Wednesday's editorial meeting that he had submitted his resignatio...
Russia pledges to pursue journalist murder probes
September 30, 2010
Top Russian investigators have pledged to pursue 19 cases of murdered journalists presented to them by a delegation from the Committee to Protect Journalists, reopening several closed cases and pursuing new leads in a nu...