Yemeni security forces close Al Jazeera bureau

Yemeni security forces close Al Jazeera bureau

Yemeni security forces have closed Al-Jazeera’s bureau in the southwestern city of Taiz on the orders of the Saudi-led Arab military coalition fighting the Houthi rebels, according to media reports. “The Higher Security Committee in Taiz today decided to...
Ruptly Live nominated for DC Global Media Innovator award

Ruptly Live nominated for DC Global Media Innovator award

The award recognizes projects that have the “greatest impact on the development of the global digital community,” and is presented by the Diplomatic Council, a global think tank accredited by the United Nations. Ruptly Live heralds a new dawn of live content...
BBC lodges complaint to UN over treatment of Persian Service staff

BBC lodges complaint to UN over treatment of Persian Service staff

The BBC has filed an urgent complaint to David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, on behalf of the staff of its BBC Persian service.  The urgent complaint has also been sent to Asma Jahangir,...
Newstag to launch Arabic experience

Newstag to launch Arabic experience

Newstag, the award-winning Stockholm-based media-tech company, will launch a new experience that is especially designed for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region later this year. Newstag Arabic نيوزتاج عربية will be available in Arabic and will provide a...
5G field trial live in London with Arqiva

5G field trial live in London with Arqiva

Following a statement of intent in February, leading UK communications infrastructure company Arqiva and Samsung Electronics announced on 25 July that the first field trial of 5G Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) technology in the UK and Europe is now live in central...