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French media denounce violent 'yellow vest' attacks on press

World Jan 14, 2019

French media denounce violent 'yellow vest' attacks on press

French media and reporters' organizations on Sunday denounced attacks on journalists by "yellow vest" anti-government protesters and called for better protection after a series of incidents this weekend. Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back demonstrators from around the Arc de ...

Iran's global disinformation

World Dec 1, 2018

Iran's global disinformation

by Jack Stubbs and Christopher Bing

Website Nile Net Online promises Egyptians "true news" from its offices in the heart of Cairo's Tahrir Square, "to expand the scope of freedom of expression in the Arab world." Its views on America do not chime with those of Egypt's state media, which celebrate ...

Street by Saudi U.S. Embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'

World Dec 1, 2018

Street by Saudi U.S. Embassy could be renamed 'Jamal Khashoggi Way'

Local officials in a Washington neighborhood have voted to rename a street outside Saudi Arabia's Embassy in honor of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. If approved by the City Council, the advisory commission's measure means a stretch of road going past the expansive embassy building ...