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World - Region
10/2/2013 5:38:08 PM
Television presenter jailed over 'derogatory' tweets made towards former prime minister

Arts & Culture - Music
9/22/2013 9:01:20 AM
Turkey's world-renowned pianist Fazil Say, prosecuted for series of tweets criticising Muslims, handed 10-month suspended jail term

World - Region
7/17/2013 3:03:26 PM

World - International
4/15/2013 11:00:28 AM
A Turkish court convicts a top pianist and composer of denigrating religion and hands him down a 10-month suspended prison sentence for insulting Islamic values in a series of tweets

World - International
4/10/2013 11:22:42 AM
Officials in Yokohama mistakenly tweeted, on their government Twitter account, that N. Korea had launched a missile attack, then retracted it 20 minutes later

World - Region
4/8/2013 9:04:42 PM
Activist says UAE court imprisons son of jailed Islamist for posting anti-government tweets

World - Region
4/8/2013 5:02:49 PM
The son of an activist charged with plotting a coup in the United Arab Emirates is jailed for tweeting 'anti-state conspiracies' from the courtroom

Egypt - Politics
3/31/2013 12:09:53 PM
Prominent political satirist Bassem Youssef keeps his sense of humour during questioning at prosecution office on Sunday

World - Region
3/30/2013 12:05:43 PM
Saudi Arabia's government says it can monitor the tweets of individual Saudis via adding a user's identification numbers while topping up mobile phone credit

World - International
3/21/2013 11:49:15 AM
France's Union of Jewish Students to sue Twitter as the latter did not 'respect' a court order to hand over data on the identity of writers of anti-Semitic tweets

Egypt -
3/8/2013 4:33:30 PM
Women's rights activist and virginity-test whistleblower Samira Ibrahim admits authorship of anti-Zionist tweets that cost her US State Department's International Women of Courage Award

Egypt - Politics
3/8/2013 11:01:04 AM
Egyptian activist Samira Ibrahim loses the White-House presented International Women of Courage award following her anti-Semitic tweets

World - Region
3/7/2013 4:00:30 PM
Lawyer says two Kuwaiti opposition activists were sent to prison for tweets deemed 'offensive and insulting to the emir'

World - Region
1/6/2013 4:28:38 PM
Kuwaiti court sentences activist to two years in jail for writing tweets deemed offensive to country's ruler

World - Region
11/10/2012 3:28:28 PM
Sheikh Abdullah Salem Al-Sabah, one of two members of ruling family arrested for tweets deemed insulting to Emir and government, says he was not allowed to defend himself

World - Region
11/9/2012 1:10:34 PM
Kuwait has arrested two members of the Al-Sabah ruling family for tweets deemed critical of the government and supportive of the opposition, a human rights group and a lawyer said on Friday

World - International
8/26/2012 11:17:12 AM
After British tabloid The Sun published nude photographs of Prince Harry on Friday in a Las Vegas hotel suite, Rupert Murdoch urges critics to 'give him a break' saying he may be on the public payroll one way or another

World - Region
8/23/2012 6:30:54 PM
A Saudi columnist tweets that some Saudi women work as prostitutes in Dubai, the most liberal city in the Gulf region

World - Region
8/23/2012 11:26:58 AM
The conviction of Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab over 'tweets' is overturned as he continues to serve a sentence received earlier

World - Region
7/31/2012 4:28:12 PM
Head of the Gulf Forum for Civil Societies says a member of Kuwait's ruling Al-Sabah family has been detained after tweet accusing authorities of corruption

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