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Syria's Civil War Marks Rise and Fall of Country's Journalism

Beijing News 17 Mar 2021
a new phenomenon in the country ... 29, 2012. (Courtesy photo) ... Multiple persecutors ... Syria ... "So there is Russian support, Iranian support and even support from Gulf countries, and these types of support come with condition, meaning we see internet and radio censorship, not only in regime areas but also in opposition and Kurdish areas," he said ... Off limits.
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In Fragmented Country, Syrians Turn to Hyper-local News

Voa News 03 Mar 2021
“This political division and localization of the Syrian conflict over the past 10 years has made Syrians in each of these zones of influence largely concerned about what happens in their respective areas,” said Siruan Hadsch Hossein, founder and director of Arta FM radio news station.
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Fresh Clashes Erupt Between Kurdish, Government Forces in Northeast Syria

Voa News 01 Feb 2021
For a while now, the Baath regime has restricted the movement of people and essential goods in the Shahba region,” Samar Hussein, co-chair of the Interior Department at the Kurdish-led Autonomous Administration in Northeast Syria, told local radio station Arta FM on Sunday ... Tensions Remain After Kurdish, Government Forces Clash in Syria's Qamishli.
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Iraqi Kurdish Government Raids and Suspends Broadcaster

Voa News 08 Dec 2020
The Kurdistan Regional Government has suspended Nalia Radio and Television (NRT) broadcasts for one week, according to an order issued by the Ministry of Culture and Youth ... FILE - Journalists are pictured in the newsroom of Nalia Radio and Television (NRT) in Sulaimaniyah city, in the Kurdish autonomous region of northern Iraq, Aug.
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Iraq: Kurdistan security forces storm opposition TV channel, suspend broadcast

Middle East Monitor 08 Dec 2020
Iraqi Kurdish Asayish security forces yesterday stormed the headquarters of�Nalia Radio and Television�(NRT) and suspended it for covering anti-government protests in the autonomous region,�Anadolu�news agency reported ... ....
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Leaked Docs Expose Massive Syria Propaganda Operation by Western Govt Contractors & Media

Consortium News 12 Oct 2020
ARK said it was a “key implementer of a multi-donor effort to develop a network of since 2012.” The contractor worked with 14 FM stations and 11 magazines inside Syria, including both Arabic- and Kurdish-language radio. To propagate opposition broadcasts across Syria, ARK designed what it called “Radio in a Box” (RIAB) kits in 2012.
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Kurdistan Region of Iraq: Media Offices Shut Down

Human Rights 06 Oct 2020
On August 11, 2020, Shaswar Abdulwahid Qadir, the leader of the opposition New Generation Movement political party in the Kurdish Region, issued a call on NRT, a private media outlet with TV and radio stations and a website that he owns, for public protests to demand better education, employment opportunities, and anti-corruption measures.
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’One of the bravest’: Trump presents Medal of Honor to soldier for his heroics in ...

Stars and Stripes 11 Sep 2020
Army Special Operations Command and special forces from the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga — spent more than a week preparing for the hostage rescue mission behind enemy lines ... and Kurdish soldiers under the cover of darkness ... They heard over the radio that a U.S ...That’s when we hear over the radio that the building is starting to collapse,” he said.
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'A no-fail mission': Army special operator recounts ISIS-hostage rescue for which he will receive Medal of Honor

Stars and Stripes 10 Sep 2020
Army Special Operations Command and special forces from the Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga — spent more than a week preparing for the hostage rescue mission behind enemy lines ... and Kurdish soldiers under the cover of darkness ... They heard over the radio that a U.S ...That’s when we hear over the radio that the building is starting to collapse,” he said.
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Rattled by Protests, Iraqi Kurdish Leaders Punish Journalists

Voa News 06 Sep 2020
Around 3 a.m., Ahmed Zakhoy was trying to go to bed after an exhausting day covering anti-government protests in Zakho on August 19 for Nalia Radio and Television (NRT), a regional network in Iraqi Kurdistan. That’s when Iraqi Kurdish security showed up ... It’s not the first time Iraq’s Kurdish leaders have shifted toward authoritarianism.
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Strengthening the Kadhimi Government (Part 2): Countering Militia Media

The Washington Institute 16 Jul 2020
... at the Tehran-based Islamic Radio and Television Union ... Finally, media offices that were ordered to shut down during last year’s protests should be permitted to reopen, including the U.S.-funded Alhurra network and the Iraqi Kurdish network Nalia Radio and Television (NRT).
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Islamists in America embracing Erdogan’s authoritarianism

Blitz 04 Jun 2020
Council of Muslim Organizations, which hosted the Eid event ... It oppresses its Kurdish minority, often violently. The State Department’s 2019 report on Turkey notes that “Nearly all private Kurdish-language newspapers, television channels, and radio stations remained closed on national security grounds under government decrees.” ... IPT.
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Local and State Briefs

Winston-Salem Journal 31 May 2020
Violinist Jennifer Curtis to perform ... today, May 31, on Facebook and YouTube ... An educator with a focus on music as humanitarian aid, Curtis has also collaborated with musical shamans of the Andes, improvised for live radio from the interior of the Amazon jungle, and taught and collaborated with Kurdish refugees in Turkey ... ... The Associated Press. .
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KRG was unaware of PUK handover of terror suspects to Kirkuk authorities: Interior Ministry

Kurdistan Media 22 May 2020
Speaking to Kurdish language radio broadcaster Voice of America recently, senior PUK official in Kirkuk Hamasour Dwshiwani said that the transfer was meant to prevent the continued killing of Kurdish citizens and the burning of their farms, which have seen a recent increase.
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Will the ceasefire between the U.S. and Turkey in Syria last?

CBS News 20 May 2020
The Trump administration has announced a ceasefire agreement with Turkey in northern Syria to allow withdrawal of Kurdish forces. CBS News Radio national security consultant Lt. Col. Jeff McCausland explains why the deal isn't expected to last ... .
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