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Saudis show media scorched, shrapnel-blasted oil facility

Sep. 20, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry remained wrapped in scaffolding Friday as workers sought to repair the charred innards and shrapnel-blasted arteries caused by drone-and-cruise-missile attacks that raised tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Saudi officials brought...

Journalists see heart of Saudi oil industry after attack

Sep. 20, 2019 10:46 AM EDT

BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia took journalists on Friday to the site of a missile-and-drone strike on the kingdom's oil industry that shook global energy markets over the weekend, while Kuwait raised the security levels at its ports following the attack that the U.S. alleges Iran carried out....

Turkey: Bloomberg journalists on trial for report on economy

Sep. 20, 2019 9:02 AM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Two reporters for the U.S.-based Bloomberg news agency appeared in court on Friday accused of trying to undermine Turkey's economic stability with a story they wrote on last year's currency crisis. Istanbul-based reporters Kerim Karakaya and Fercan Yalinkilic face up to five years in prison...

Saudi Arabia takes journalists to site of missile-and-drone attack on facility at heart of kingdom's oil industry

Sep. 20, 2019 8:47 AM EDT
BUQAYQ, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia takes journalists to site of missile-and-drone attack on facility at heart of kingdom's oil industry.

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

Sep. 17, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians and a pioneering journalist who chronicled Washington from Jimmy Carter to Donald Trump for NPR and ABC News, died Tuesday of complications from breast cancer. She was 75. ABC broke into network programming to announce her death and politicians...

ABC says journalist Cokie Roberts has died at age 75

Sep. 17, 2019 10:32 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC says journalist Cokie Roberts has died at age 75.

Turkey: 5 opposition newspaper staff released from prison

Sep. 13, 2019 3:03 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says five jailed journalists and staff members of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper have been freed on the orders of an appeals court. Anadolu Agency said cartoonist Musa Kart and four other Cumhuriyet employees were released from their prison in...

Hungarian journalist wounded in fighting in Libyan capital

Sep. 10, 2019 6:20 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Hungary's foreign ministry says a Hungarian journalist has been wounded in clashes between rival armed groups in the Libyan capital, Tripoli. Tamas Merczel, a ministry spokesman, said on Tuesday that photojournalist Gergely Szabo was hurt in a bombing in Tripoli on Saturday and was taken to a...

Moroccan journalist denies charges of illegal abortion

Sep. 9, 2019 3:56 PM EDT

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — A judge ruled that a Moroccan journalist remain in custody after she appeared Monday in a packed courtroom on charges that she had an illegal abortion after becoming pregnant while single. The case has gained attention among journalists and rights groups. The 28-year-old Hajar...

Nicaraguan businessmen assailed after escorting journalist

Sep. 7, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan businessmen who oppose President Daniel Ortega say they were assailed with rubber bullets, stones and metal pipes by a crowd of government supporters. The group of businessmen had escorted home a journalist who has been critical of Ortega. Journalist Aníbal...