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Access to Jordan News Websites Blocked: Press & Publications Crackdown Launched

was sent by Head of the Press and Publications Department Fayez Al Shawabkah. “Based on Article (49), ... Commission (TRC) on Sunday.The letter was sent by Head of the Press and Publications Department Fayez Al ... and Publications Department Shawabkah denying such a step but several sites were inaccessible shortly after his ...

02/06/2013 - 14:37 - comment 0

Arab press report a boom of a womb? Saudi mother's uterus 'explodes' killing mother and unborn baby

to the death of a Saudi mother and her baby. KSA's Department of Self-Abuse, within The Bureau of Investigation and Public Prosecution , is investigating the death of a 29-year-old Saudi woman, in cooperation with the Al Kakeyyeh city police department in the holy capital ...

Editor's Choice - 07/07/2013 - 10:45 - comment 0

Censored web-voices: what's really going on behind the Jordan press shake-down?

was plunged into chaos  on Sunday afternoon, as the Press and Publications Department (PPD) held a seemingly ... a significant amount of time in which to register. The amendments to the Press and Publications Law, which ... and are not registered with the PPD, a requirement that was introduced with the Press and Publications law in September ...

30/01/2014 - 13:15 - comment 0

Jordan's MPs call for press and media law change

the disputed Press and Publications Law, responding to public demands chiefly from the online media. ... and Publications Department (PPD) director the authority to block news websites that do not obtain licences ... to amend the disputed Press and Publications Law, responding to public demands chiefly from the online ...

12/02/2013 - 13:40 - comment 0

Al Qaeda establishes 'complaints department' in Raqqa, Syria

organisation, has set up a complaints department in the northern Syrian town of Raqqa, for those who have issues ... department after taking control of parts of the civilian administration in the north-eastern Syrian city of Raqqa, reported The Telegraph on Monday. The group’s Arabian Peninsula offshoot posted a public ...

04/06/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Freedom of the (government) press? Study reveals troubling trends in Jordan's local media outlets

taken from Petra and 27.2 per cent were from statements sent by the public relations departments ... Agency, Petra, or from press releases, according to a study by the Jordan Media Institute (JMI). ... in terms of publishing ready items with 67.8 per cent of its content taken from Petra or press releases, ...

24/09/2014 - 06:00 - comment 0

Lebanese public face more strike related strife

Since public sector workers started industrial action ... to renewing residence permits has ground to a halt as civil servants abstain from work in a bid to press the Cabinet to pass a new salary scale to the Parliament. Since public sector employees and teachers went ...

13/03/2013 - 12:22 - comment 0

U.S. "closely following" Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood trials

Brotherhood leaders with keen interest. The US State Department is following ... Psaki in Wednesday's daily press briefing.  “Certainly, we follow it very closely,” she said in response to a press inquiry on the matter.  Psaki expressed a tempered support for recent developments ...

12/12/2013 - 13:43 - comment 0

Good luck with that: Saudi Arabia to fire public sector expats and replace them with locals

ministry. A royal decree, issued recently, mandated public sector departments across the Kingdom ... expatriate employees working in its public sector and rejected around 2,607 new applications last year ... Saudi Arabia refused to renew the contracts of 9,267 expatriate employees working in its public sector ...

16/01/2014 - 22:07 - comment 0

“Haki Jarayed” press conference at Crowne Plaza Amman

Department at Roya TV, was a speaker at the press conference, and he talked about his happiness to be a media ... Crowne Plaza Amman announced in a press conference ... month of Ramadan. Crowne Plaza Amman announced in a press conference today ...

Press Release - 08/07/2013 - 12:06 - comment 0