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# Al-Jazeera

Last year
Al Jazeera submits the case of its slain journalist to the International Criminal Court
Palestinian-American Shireen Abu Akleh was shot while covering an Israel army raid in Jenin on 11 May.
# West Bank
Israel concedes IDF soldier likely killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
The Abu Akleh family said that Israel had ‘refused to take responsibility for the murder’.
# Book of condolences
Book of condolences to be opened in Dublin for journalist shot dead in Israeli army raid
Messages will be compiled and sent to the family of Shireen Abu Akleh.
# West Bank
UN demands probe into killing of Al Jazeera journalist during Israeli army raid in West Bank
Al Jazeera said Shireen Abu Akleh, a prominent figure in the channel’s Arabic news service, was shot “deliberately” and “in cold blood” by Israeli troops.
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# Closed
Israel to close Al-Jazeera offices over 'incitement of violence'
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Arab satellite news broadcaster of incitement.
# gulf apart
'Made to be rejected': Qatar looks to reject demands made in Gulf-states row
Gulf states have demanded Qatar agree to complete a list of demands to end the blockade against it.
# ultimatum
Al-Jazeera says closure demand is 'attempt to silence freedom of expression'
The nation’s foreign minister said today that the list of 13 demands given to his government is not reasonable.
# crisis in the gulf
Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours
The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.
# truck crash
At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem
Meanwhile, the Israeli embassy in London apologised after one of its staff threatened to “take down” a British government minister.
# Al-Jazeera
Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists
Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was one of the codefendants but was not sentenced to death.
# Explanation
Al Jazeera seeks to clarify Peyton Manning controversy
“The only allegation in the programme from Charlie Sly is that growth hormone was sent repeatedly.”
# Egypt
Germany has arrested an Al-Jazeera journalist for "torturing a lawyer"
Ahmed Mansour is accused of being involved in an uprising in Egypt.
# Human Rights
Amal Clooney threatened with arrest in Egypt
The human rights lawyer faced pressure over a fact-finding mission she was involved in looking at the country’s power structures.
# Egypt
Egypt's highest court orders retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists
The three men have been detained since December 2013.
# media crackdown
Cairo sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists a "ferocious attack" on media - Amnesty
Three men are among a group of journalists convicted of ‘falsifying news’ and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.
# Front Line Defenders
Sean Penn to present human rights award in Dublin
The Hollywood actor will be jetting into the capital next week.
# war reporting
Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation'
Peter Greste, a former BBC journalist currently working for Al-Jazeera, won the prestigious Peabody award in 2011.
# russ finn
Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days
Russ Finn was freed yesterday, his employers Al Jazeera have confirmed. He was held without charge after being arrested with three colleagues last Tuesday.
# Arrested
Irish TV producer detained by police in Egypt
Russ Finn was working for broadcaster Al-Jazeera in Cairo. He has been held since Tuesday when he was arrested along with two colleagues.
# news media
Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America
The international broadcaster has bought Current TV in a deal aimed at allowing it to expand in the US market.
# tensions
Al Jazeera closes Beijing bureau after reporter expelled from China
It is the first time in 14 years that a foreign journalist has been kicked out of China.
# Media
Sky News to launch new 24-hour Arabic channel
Sky News Arabia will broadcast rolling news from Abu Dhabi, starting tomorrow.
# Under Threat
Al-Jazeera to compete for Sky's Premier League rights - report
The broadcaster is danger of losing their rights to show top flight English football according to the league’s chief executive.
# Gaddafi
Libya – ‘We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed’
A video has emerged which claims to show Gaddafi’s corpse (not main picture here) as National Transitional Council in Libya confirms the ousted leader was captured and died of his wounds.
# Libya
WATCH: Gun-wielding Libyan newsreader pledges to 'become a martyr' [Updated]
A newsreader on the state-run al-Libiyah channel waves a gun and says station staff will die to protect it.
# Israel
Israel accuses Al Jazeera journalist of Hamas membership
The Palestinian journalist appeared before an Israeli military court today.
# crackdown
Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations
Day 112 of the Syrian Revolution and Assad’s crackdown on the anti-government movement continues as tanks move on the city of Hama.
# Syria
Protests continue in Syria as troops move into towns
Anti-government protesters have taken to the streets across Syria, as troops begin to move into towns.
# Freed
Iranian authorities free detained journalist Dorothy Parvaz
The Al Jazeera journalist had been detained 19 days ago when she arrived in Syria before then being sent to Iran.
# Wikileaks
USA had concerns over Dublin-based Muslim think tank - WikiLeaks
New leaked diplomatic cables show how the US asking its Dublin office to provide profiles of influential Irish Muslims.
# Egypt
Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has resigned
The appointed vice-president has announced that Mubarak has decided to “waive the office of the republic”.
# Sexism Row
Richard Keys open to RTÉ switch as Al Jazeera line up sacked Sky Sports duo
Wife of former Sky Sports presenter says that sexist remarks were just ‘banter’.
# Media
Sky News to launch in Arabic