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Group shames soldiers for ‘inappropriate’ social media posts – Al Jazeera America (blog)

Al Jazeera America (blog)A new Facebook page called Military Social Media Idiots has begun sharing the social media posts of service members that it believes are “disrespecting the uniform.” The posts include everything from uniformed soldiers posing for selfies to visiting … and more …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google

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Al-Jazeera journalists deny charges at Egypt trial – BBC News

BBC NewsThree journalists from al-Jazeera have denied all charges at the start of a trial in Cairo that has raised concerns about freedom of speech in Egypt. Egyptian-Canadian bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy, Australian reporter Peter Greste, Egyptian producer Baher …Egypt Puts Jazeera Journalists on Trial as Freedom Concerns RiseBusinessweekMohamed Fahmy, Canadian journalist in Egypt, hears […]

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Egypt to Try Al Jazeera Staff on Terror-Related Charges – Bloomberg

BloombergEgypt’s authorities pressed charges of joining a terrorist group against 20 staff members of the Arab television channel Al Jazeera, including an Australian, two Britons and a Dutch citizen. The defendants, the rest of whom are Egyptian, are also charged with …Egypt rejects US criticism over sending 20 Al-Jazeera journalists to trialFox NewsTwo Britons among […]

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Egypt charges 20 journalists with conspiracy – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comCairo: Egyptian prosecutors said on Wednesday that they were charging 20 journalists working for the Al Jazeera television network with conspiring with a terrorist group and broadcasting false images of “a civil war that raises alarms about the state’s collapse …US Criticizes ‘Spurious’ Charges Against Egypt’s Al-Jazeera JournalistsRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyEGYPTPhilly.comEgypt charges 20 journalists, including one Canadian, of […]

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Egypt’s treatment of jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste ‘shameful’, parents say – ABC Online

ABC OnlineThe parents of Australian journalist Peter Greste, set to face trial in Egypt for aiding members of a terrorist organisation, say he seems to be holding up well despite his “shameful” treatment by an otherwise “great nation”. Greste, who has been held in an …Journalist Peter Greste’s detention in Egypt harrowing, say parentsThe AustralianEgypt […]

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Apple’s Mac turns 30: How Steve Jobs’ baby took its first steps – Register

RegisterFeature Thirty years ago this Friday, at approximately 9:45am on Tuesday, 24 January, 1984, the Macintosh introduced itself after Steve Jobs unveiled it at an Apple shareholders’ meeting in Cupertino’s Flint Center for the Performing Arts. “Hello.Cassidy: Macintosh at 30 brings back memories for Apple usersSan Jose Mercury NewsMacintosh At 30: Interesting, Profound And Curious […]

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Report claims ‘systematic killing’ of Syrian detainees – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFormer United Nations war crimes prosecutors say photographs and other evidence smuggled out of Syria show the “systematic killing” of about 11,000 detainees by President Bashar Assad’s security forces. The allegation, contained in a report released …Photos may prove Assad regime committed war crimesTelegraph.co.ukNew Report Shows Clear Evidence of Torture in SyriaWDTVWar Crimes Experts […]

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Egypt likely to change roadmap, hold presidential vote first-sources – Reuters

ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s government is likely to call a presidential election before parliamentary polls, officials said on Monday, rearranging the political timetable in a way that could see army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi elected head of state by April.Egypt arrests Al-Jazeera journalistsAFPEgypt Detains Journalists It Says Aired ‘False News’New York TimesEgypt arrests Al […]

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Egypt arrests 3 Al Jazeera journalists – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Three Al Jazeera journalists were arrested by Egyptian security forces, with the government saying at least one of them met with members of the banned Muslim Brotherhood. Correspondent Peter Greste, producer Mohamed Fahmy and cameraman …Egypt Detains Journalists It Says Aired ‘False News’New York TimesBombing wounds 4 soldiers in northeast EgyptWashington PostBlast at […]

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Aleppo suffers ‘barrel bomb’ attack that kills dozens – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukA Syrian army air strike on a vegetable market in the northern city of Aleppo killed at least 25 people on Saturday, a monitoring group said, continuing a campaign of improvised “barrel bombs” that has drawn international condemnation. A video posted on the …Air strike on market, hospital in Syria’s Aleppo kills 25AFPSyria conflict: Strike […]

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CNN Web Promo Excludes Don Lemon, Ali Velshi Off To Al Jazeera America

Is CNN making more personnel changes or did marketing just forget to include it’s weekend anchor, and all-around fill-in-guy Don Lemon? And what about Ali Velshi, who is CNN’s business go-to-guy? Well, Ali’s leaving CNN for Al Jazeera America, or a business opportunity that he “could not pass up.” He left April 4th on “friendly […]

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Syria Killed Over 5,000 Says United Nations Report

Syria’s methods of cracking down on protest are horrifying, and the United Nations (UN) assets that the country has killed over 5,000 of its own people. According to AlJazeera: The UN’s Navi Pillay said on Monday there were reports of increased attacks by opposition groups on President Bashar al-Assad’s security forces but highlighted “alarming” events […]