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A captive audience: Baghdad's TV escapists
Posted on 02/10/2007 - 20:57
Residents of the Iraqi capital watch hours of TV cartoons, films and music shows every day. Anything to get a break from the chaos outside their homes.  بغداد: يشاهد السكان ولعدة ساعات افلام الكارتو 
Islamic militants target photographers in Mosul
Posted on 02/10/2007 - 20:30
Photographers and cameramen in Mosul are high on the hit list of Islamic militants, who believe the Quran prohibits the capturing of images. Iraq, Mosul:  Medical center. AFP PHOTO/MAURICIO LIMA 
Biased media in Kirkuk inflame tension
Posted on 02/10/2007 - 20:12
Rival sectarian groups in this northern Iraqi city are using their respective media as propaganda weapons. Iraq, Kirkuk : Demonstration against the Turkish military threat. AFP PHOTO/MARWAN IBRAHIM  
Climate of fear stymies Basra reporters
Posted on 02/10/2007 - 19:30
Journalists in Basra risk death if they try to report candidly about the troubled Iraqi city. Iraq, Basra : Homeless demonstrate in the city, AFP PHOTO/Hani AL-OBEIDI 
Morocco: Watch-out for the hawks
Posted on 02/10/2007 - 17:56
Nadia Salah, editorial director at Morocco's Eco-Medias group, condemns the hawks who threaten the freedom of the press. Morocco, Marrakech, Contortionist at Jamea Alfana © S.M. / arabimages.com  
Creating a modern Arabic press in Algeria
Posted on 25/09/2007 - 12:13
After 17 years in the public press, Hadda Hazzam decided to branch out on her own in 2000 and launch an Arabic-language daily in Algeria. Today, she is the only woman to head a private newspaper in the country.
Honor killing sparks fears of new Iraqi conflict
Posted on 14/05/2007 - 13:02
The Yezidi minority has so far stayed well out of Iraq’s internecine battles, but violence with their Muslim neighbors has escalated following the murder of a girl who apparently converted to Islam. DV177066.jpg 


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