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The Lede Is Going Dark

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The Lede will no longer be updated, but the blog’s regular features will remain a part of The New York Times news report.

Family of Detained Egyptian Journalist Say Leaked Images of Him Were Staged

2 years agoNews : The Lede

The family of an Egyptian journalist detained for nine months without charge expressed outrage that images of him were leaked to a Facebook page run by Interior Ministry sympathizers.

Iranians Detained for ‘Happy’ Video Are Released on Bail

2 years agoNews : The Lede

One of the stars of "Happy in Tehran," an exuberant music video that offended the sensibilities of Iran's conservative judiciary, reported on Instagram Wednesday that she was free.

Young Iranians Arrested for Being ‘Happy in Tehran’

2 years agoNews : The Lede

Six young Iranians were arrested and forced to repent on state television Tuesday for the grievous offense of proclaiming themselves to be "Happy in Tehran," in a homemade music video they posted on YouTube.

Video Shows Killing of Palestinians on ‘Nakba Day’

2 years agoNews : The Lede

Security-camera footage obtained by a rights group appears to show the fatal shooting of two young Palestinians during a demonstration in Beitunia, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

British Candidate Clarifies Just Which Immigrants Disturb Him

2 years agoNews : The Lede

In a contentious radio interview, a British nationalist politician from an anti-immigrant party denied being racist.

Images of Turkish Official Kicking Protester Fuel Anger Online

2 years agoNews : The Lede

The behavior of senior officials in Turkey remained under the social media microscope on Thursday, as an aide to the prime minister acknowledged that he did kick a protester the day before.

Video Message From Jailed Egyptian Journalist

2 years agoNews : The Lede

Al Jazeera released a brief video message from its detained West Africa correspondent, Abdullah Elshamy, recorded on the 106th day of his hunger strike in an Egyptian jail.

Turkish Prime Minister Jeered After Mine Disaster

2 years agoNews : The Lede

Following a disaster in a coal mine, anger at the authorities boiled over during a visit by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was booed and called a "killer" by protesters.

Concern for Health of 2 Political Prisoners in Egypt

2 years agoNews : The Lede

Two young Egyptians detained during the military-backed government's deadly crackdown on dissent face serious threats to their health after more than 100 days on hunger strike, according to medical reports.

Can Hashtag Activism Save Kidnapped Nigerian Girls?

2 years agoNews : The Lede

A campaign to draw attention to a terrifying crime in Nigeria prompts reflections on the limits of hashtag activism.

Egyptian TV Cites ‘Simpsons’ Episode as Proof Arab Spring Was Foreign Plot

2 years agoNews : The Lede

According to a recent Egyptian television report, a close reading of a 2001 "Simpsons" episode "suggests that what is happening in Syria today was premeditated."

Tributes and Mourning on Social Media As An Egyptian Voice Goes Silent

2 years agoNews : The Lede

Friends and dignitaries shared on social media memories of Bassem Sabry, who died in Cairo at age 31, as an influential and principled thinker.

N.B.A. Players, Coaches and Executives React on Social Media to Sterling’s Ban

2 years agoNews : The Lede

N.B.A. players, coaches and executives took to Twitter and Facebook to support the ban of Donald Sterling by Commissioner Adam Silver.

Before Watchdog Mission, a Trail of Videos Warned of Chlorine Gas Attacks in Syria

2 years agoNews : The Lede

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said that it was sending a mission to Syria, where activists have been posting video showing civilians coughing and struggling to breathe after attacks.

Live Coverage on Weather Channel of Severe Weather Threat

2 years agoNews : The Lede

More tornadoes were expected in the same parts of the South that were hard hit by severe weather on Monday.

Iraq’s Ailing President Talabani Is Shown Casting a Vote

2 years agoNews : The Lede

Video of the ailing president of Iraq, Jalal Talabani, surfaced just as some voting got underway for the first parliamentary elections since the United States withdrawal in 2011.

Images of the Destruction Left By Tornadoes in the Midwest and South

2 years agoNews : The Lede

A lethal storm system that spawned several tornadoes in the Midwest and South left at least nine people dead and a broad path of destruction in its wake.

Foursquare Chief Apologizes for Wife’s Fake Boston Marathon Bib

2 years agoNews : The Lede

The wife of Foursquare's chief executive used someone else's bib number to run the 2014 Boston Marathon with her husband, prompting backlash on social media.

Reaction to the Remarks Linked to Donald Sterling

2 years agoNews : The Lede

A report attributing racial remarks to the L.A. Clippers owner set off intense reaction on social media about Donald Sterling's future as his team competes in the N.B.A. playoffs.

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