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Egypt - Cairo bureau of Iranian TV station Al-Alam closed by authorities

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Read in Arabic (بالعربية) Reporters Without Borders condemns the raid carried out by the Egyptian police two days ago on the Iranian Arabic-language satellite TV station Al-Alam. “The Egyptian authorities seized the station's equipment and issued a warrant for the arrest of the bureau's director, Ahmed Sioufi, on the grounds that Al-Alam did not have the necessary operating licences,” the press freedom organization said. “However, the station had made numerous licence applications in recent years (...)

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