Middle East: Lebanon and Israel have a serious intention to reach a conclusion by demarcating the borders

An Arab newspaper revealed, Friday, October 30, 2020, the details of the third negotiation session regarding the demarcation of the border between Lebanon and Israel in the Naqoura region. Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper, quoting private sources, indicated that the atmosphere of the third session of


Lebanese news agency boycotts politicians’ media events

Lebanese news agency LBCI has said it will no longer provide coverage of any politician’s press conference, including Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah, following Tuesday’s massive explosions. “The Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International decided that wha


Lebanese news agency boycotts politicians’ press conferences, including Hezbollah’s Nasrallah

The Lebanese news agency LBCI has said it will no longer provide coverage of any politician’s press conference, including Hezbollah’s Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah, following Tuesday’s massive explosions. “The Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation International decided that


Journalists learn about effects of pandemic on children and their rights

About 250 media professionals from the Muslim world took part in a workshop that explored the effects the COVID-19 pandemic is having on children and their rights. The event, titled “Media Interaction with the Implications of Child Rights in Light of the Coronavirus Crisis,” was organiz


Amnesty offers little evidence for alleged Moroccan use of spyware against reporter

Accusations by Amnesty International to Moroccan authorities that they implanted spyware developed by Israeli security company NSO Group into the mobile phone of Moroccan reporter Omar Radi, have not been backed by solid evidence. Instead, the human rights group’s allegations have sparked a ma


Media training program aims to put global spotlight on budding Saudi talent

Budding Saudi media talents are being invited to take part in a high-profile industry training scheme aimed at showcasing the region’s potential on the world stage. Education and training platform, MBC Academy, has launched its latest skills development program covering TV, film, radio, theat


Lebanese reporter Dima Sadek summoned over ‘fake news’ as Bassil files complaint

Lebanese journalist Dima Sadek, known for her vocal support of anti-government protests, said on Saturday that she has been summoned for interrogation by the security authorities for spreading “fake news” about a local party and “inciting sectarianism and racism.” Sadek, a f


US media questions Bezos hacking claims

LONDON- An investigation into claims that the phone of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos was hacked has been called into question by cybersecurity experts and several major US media outlets, including Wall Street Journal, New York Times and the Associated Press (AP).Specialists on Thursday said evidence from th




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