EGYPT BLOCKS FINANCIAL NEWSPAPER WEBSITE, WIDENING MEDIA BLACKOUT | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

EGYPT BLOCKS FINANCIAL NEWSPAPER WEBSITE, WIDENING MEDIA BLACKOUT

Egypt has blocked the website of one of its most prominent financial newspapers, the paper's owner said on Sunday, expanding a media blackout initiated last week to curb what authorities called support for terrorism and fake news. Egypt blocked access to a number of news websites including Al-Jazeera and Huffington Post Arabic on Wednesday after similar actions by its Gulf allies Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

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