Feb. 17 marks 5th death anniversary of ‘The Professor’ Mohammed Hassanein Heikal

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 04:52 GMT

Today marks the fifth death anniversary of “The Professor” Mohammad Hassanein Heikal, one of the most prominent Egyptian journalists of the 20th century.

Journalist Basma Mostafa released pending investigations over publishing false news

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 10:28 GMT

Mostafa, who works for the local platform al-Manassa, was detained in Luxor, and been questioned.

Egyptian journalist, dialysis patient, dies of coronavirus: Syndicate

Mon, 18 May 2020 - 02:39 GMT

The Egyptian Press Syndicate on Monday mourned the death of another journalist of its members due to coronavirus, as Egypt has recorded 510 coronavirus cases on Sunday, its highest daily rise so far.

Palestinian PM joins campaign showcasing Israeli violations against journalists

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 - 01:42 GMT

Israeli forces shot the left eye of a Palestinian photojournalist covering clashes.

Pope pays tribute to journalists who were killed; says press freedom vital

Sun, 19 May 2019 - 10:06 GMT

Pope Francis paid tribute on Saturday to journalists killed while doing their jobs, saying media freedom is a key indicator of a country’s health.

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail

Tue, 07 May 2019 - 08:59 GMT

Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars.

Journalist calls for women representation in Journalists' Syndicate Council

Sun, 07 Apr 2019 - 10:30 GMT

Journalist Sakina Fu'ad stressed Saturday that women should be represented in the Journalists' Syndicate Council.

Journalist Ahmed Gamal Ziada released on bail

Sat, 02 Mar 2019 - 04:01 GMT

Journalist Ahmed Gamal Ziada has been ordered release on bail after he was apprehended on arrival from Tunisia January 29.

German magazine Der Spiegel says journalist fabricated stories over years

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 02:38 GMT

Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine said on Wednesday it had fired Claas Relotius, an award-winning staff writer.

Security personnel at Pharmacist Syndicate arrested

Wed, 19 Dec 2018 - 08:58 GMT

Security personnel at the Egyptian Pharmacist Syndicate were arrested for assaulting four journalists and detaining others.

Veteran journalist, news anchor Hamdi Qandil dies at 82

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 - 11:12 GMT

Veteran journalist, news anchor, talk show host Hamdi Qandil passed away on Wednesday at the age of 82 after suffering illness.

Khashoggi killers 'will be prosecuted in Saudi Arabia': Saudi FM

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 - 09:27 GMT

Saudi Arabia will prosecute the suspects in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Know latest updates in Jamal Khashoggi's killing, world reactions

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 - 12:07 GMT

Late on Friday, Saudi Arabia said the journalist Jamal Khashoggi - who went missing after visiting the country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month - is dead.

GCC chief denounces media campaign against Saudi Arabia

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council slammed the media campaign against Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi national Khashoggi in Turkey.

Suspect arrested in Germany over killing of Bulgaria journalist

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 - 11:55 GMT

Police in Germany have arrested a man in connection with the rape and brutal murder of Bulgarian television journalist Viktoria Marinova.

Bulgarian investigative journalist killed, authorities say

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 - 01:00 GMT

A Bulgarian journalist who reported on an investigation into alleged corruption involving European Union funds has been murdered in the Danube town.

Turkey summoned Saudi envoy over disappearance of Saudi journalist - official

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 - 11:43 GMT

Turkish and Saudi authorities have given conflicting accounts about the whereabouts of Khashoggi.

Journo to spend 30 more days in jail without trial since Dec. 2015

Wed, 02 May 2018 - 04:25 GMT

Egypt’s military prosecution renewed on Wednesday the detention of the internationally acclaimed Egyptian researcher and journalist Ismail al-Iskandarani, extending his detention for another 30 days pending investigations.

Palestinian journalist killed in Israel-Gaza protests

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 11:29 GMT

A Palestinian journalist died on Saturday after being wounded by Israeli fire on Friday while covering deadly protests along the Israel-Gaza border.

Palestinian journalist dies as Israel border clash toll rises to nine

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 11:28 GMT

Two Palestinians, including a journalist, have died after being shot by Israeli troops during border clashes.