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Egypt Seeks Full Control of Media Before Elections, Youth Won't Have It

Egypt Seeks Full Control of Media Before Elections, Youth Won't Have It

In light of Egypt's upcoming parliamentary elections, Egyptian officials have imposed new media restrictions that will effectively put all live broadcasts, including independent television talk shows and news bulletins, under the control of state television.

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Mideast Underground

Mideast Underground

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Global Beats for Good

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40 Turkish Journalists in Jail

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Nuclear Tipping Point (2010)

Nuclear Tipping Point (2010)

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Hezbollah Threatens Civil War in Lebanon

Hezbollah Threatens Civil War in Lebanon

Hezbollah's leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah has openly stated that he expects some members of his political party will be indicted, but he vows not to hand them over to be prosecuted. Pro-Syrian Christian politician Suleiman Franjieh recently stated in a television interview on September 23 that if Hezbollah members are indicted "there will be war in Lebanon."

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Mexican Journalists a 'Deliberate Target'

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No Queens at EU Summit

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'The Oath' to Air on PBS Sept. 21

'The Oath' to Air on PBS Sept. 21

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Nowhere in Africa (2001)

Nowhere in Africa (2001)

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Ajami (2009)

Ajami (2009)

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Born into Brothels (2003)

Born into Brothels (2003)

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Pakistani Media Ease Criticism of Government Relief

Pakistani Media Ease Criticism of Government Relief

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Indian Editor in Chennai Tortured

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After Bus Tragedy, Phillipine President Wants Media Restrictions

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