Sudan closes also office of Sky News Arabia

September 27, 2013 20:06

KHARTOUM - Sudan has closed the office of Abu Dhabi-based news channel Sky News Arabia, banned its correspondent from working and confiscated its equipment, the station said on Friday.

Authorities had given no reason, Sky said on its website. Al-Arabiya television, based in Dubai, had earlier said it had also been ordered to halt work in Sudan after the government had complained about its coverage of recent unrest.

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