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# al-jazeera - Monday 7 August, 2017

Israel to close Al-Jazeera offices over 'incitement of violence'
# Closed
# Closed

Israel to close Al-Jazeera offices over 'incitement of violence'

Aug 7th 2017, 10:07 AM 9,474 Views 173 Comments

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Arab satellite news broadcaster of incitement.

# al-jazeera - Sunday 2 July, 2017

'Made to be rejected': Qatar looks to reject demands made in Gulf-states row
# Gulf Apart
# Gulf Apart

'Made to be rejected': Qatar looks to reject demands made in Gulf-states row

Jul 2nd 2017, 2:55 PM 10,440 Views 5 Comments

Gulf states have demanded Qatar agree to complete a list of demands to end the blockade against it.

# al-jazeera - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Al-Jazeera says closure demand is 'attempt to silence freedom of expression'
# Ultimatum
# Ultimatum

Al-Jazeera says closure demand is 'attempt to silence freedom of expression'

Jun 24th 2017, 11:57 AM 11,024 Views 24 Comments

The nation’s foreign minister said today that the list of 13 demands given to his government is not reasonable.

# al-jazeera - Friday 23 June, 2017

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours
# Crisis In The Gulf
# Crisis In The Gulf

Qatar told to close Al-Jazeera and accept other demands or face 'divorce' from gulf neighbours

Jun 23rd 2017, 10:08 PM 22,424 Views 38 Comments

The Qatar-based broadcaster denounced the move as an attack on media freedom.

# al-jazeera - Sunday 8 January, 2017

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem
# Truck Crash
# Truck Crash

At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem

Jan 8th 2017, 12:12 PM 13,531 Views 150 Comments

Meanwhile, the Israeli embassy in London apologised after one of its staff threatened to “take down” a British government minister.

# al-jazeera - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists
# Al-Jazeera
# Al-Jazeera

Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists

May 7th 2016, 5:07 PM 18,558 Views 35 Comments

Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood was one of the codefendants but was not sentenced to death.

# al-jazeera - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Al Jazeera seeks to clarify Peyton Manning controversy
# Explanation
From The42
# Explanation

Al Jazeera seeks to clarify Peyton Manning controversy

Dec 30th 2015, 2:58 PM 8,526 Views 4 Comments

“The only allegation in the programme from Charlie Sly is that growth hormone was sent repeatedly.”

# al-jazeera - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Germany has arrested an Al-Jazeera journalist for "torturing a lawyer"
# Egypt
# Egypt

Germany has arrested an Al-Jazeera journalist for "torturing a lawyer"

Jun 21st 2015, 12:01 PM 11,261 Views 15 Comments

Ahmed Mansour is accused of being involved in an uprising in Egypt.

# al-jazeera - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Amal Clooney threatened with arrest in Egypt
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Amal Clooney threatened with arrest in Egypt

Jan 3rd 2015, 2:00 PM 20,802 Views 26 Comments

The human rights lawyer faced pressure over a fact-finding mission she was involved in looking at the country’s power structures.

# al-jazeera - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Egypt's highest court orders retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt's highest court orders retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists

Jan 1st 2015, 9:00 PM 10,518 Views 29 Comments

The three men have been detained since December 2013.

# al-jazeera - Monday 23 June, 2014

Cairo sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists a "ferocious attack" on media - Amnesty
# Media Crackdown
# Media Crackdown

Cairo sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists a "ferocious attack" on media - Amnesty

Jun 23rd 2014, 1:32 PM 4,528 Views 17 Comments

Three men are among a group of journalists convicted of ‘falsifying news’ and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood.

# al-jazeera - Friday 28 February, 2014

Sean Penn to present human rights award in Dublin
# Front Line Defenders
# Front Line Defenders

Sean Penn to present human rights award in Dublin

Feb 28th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,510 Views 12 Comments

The Hollywood actor will be jetting into the capital next week.

# al-jazeera - Monday 30 December, 2013

Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation'
# War Reporting
# War Reporting

Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation'

Dec 30th 2013, 8:12 AM 5,950 Views 9 Comments

Peter Greste, a former BBC journalist currently working for Al-Jazeera, won the prestigious Peabody award in 2011.

# al-jazeera - Monday 2 September, 2013

Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days
# Russ Finn
# Russ Finn

Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days

Sep 2nd 2013, 6:31 PM 4,522 Views 25 Comments

Russ Finn was freed yesterday, his employers Al Jazeera have confirmed. He was held without charge after being arrested with three colleagues last Tuesday.

# al-jazeera - Friday 30 August, 2013

Irish TV producer detained by police in Egypt
# Arrested
# Arrested

Irish TV producer detained by police in Egypt

Aug 30th 2013, 7:46 PM 11,850 Views 47 Comments

Russ Finn was working for broadcaster Al-Jazeera in Cairo. He has been held since Tuesday when he was arrested along with two colleagues.

# al-jazeera - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America
# News Media
# News Media

Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:10 AM 6,052 Views 22 Comments

The international broadcaster has bought Current TV in a deal aimed at allowing it to expand in the US market.

# al-jazeera - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Al Jazeera closes Beijing bureau after reporter expelled from China
# Tensions
# Tensions

Al Jazeera closes Beijing bureau after reporter expelled from China

May 8th 2012, 11:06 AM 1,141 Views 3 Comments

It is the first time in 14 years that a foreign journalist has been kicked out of China.

# al-jazeera - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Sky News to launch new 24-hour Arabic channel
# Media
# Media

Sky News to launch new 24-hour Arabic channel

May 5th 2012, 5:14 PM 2,795 Views 13 Comments

Sky News Arabia will broadcast rolling news from Abu Dhabi, starting tomorrow.

# al-jazeera - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Al-Jazeera to compete for Sky's Premier League rights - report
# Under Threat
From The42
# Under Threat

Al-Jazeera to compete for Sky's Premier League rights - report

Mar 21st 2012, 8:00 PM 731 Views 1 Comment

The broadcaster is danger of losing their rights to show top flight English football according to the league’s chief executive.

# al-jazeera - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Libya – ‘We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed’
# Gaddafi
# Gaddafi

Libya – ‘We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed’

Oct 20th 2011, 5:17 PM 7,786 Views 63 Comments

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.

# al-jazeera - Sunday 21 August, 2011

WATCH: Gun-wielding Libyan newsreader pledges to 'become a martyr' [Updated]
# Libya
# Libya

WATCH: Gun-wielding Libyan newsreader pledges to 'become a martyr' [Updated]

Aug 21st 2011, 8:31 PM 757 Views 18 Comments

A newsreader on the state-run al-Libiyah channel waves a gun and says station staff will die to protect it.

# al-jazeera - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

Israel accuses Al Jazeera journalist of Hamas membership
# Israel
# Israel

Israel accuses Al Jazeera journalist of Hamas membership

Aug 16th 2011, 7:08 PM 221 Views 5 Comments

The Palestinian journalist appeared before an Israeli military court today.

# al-jazeera - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations

Jul 5th 2011, 1:09 PM 289 Views 0 Comments

Day 112 of the Syrian Revolution and Assad’s crackdown on the anti-government movement continues as tanks move on the city of Hama.

# al-jazeera - Friday 17 June, 2011

Protests continue in Syria as troops move into towns
# Syria
# Syria

Protests continue in Syria as troops move into towns

Jun 17th 2011, 1:06 PM 148 Views 2 Comments

Anti-government protesters have taken to the streets across Syria, as troops begin to move into towns.

# al-jazeera - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

Iranian authorities free detained journalist Dorothy Parvaz
# Freed
# Freed

Iranian authorities free detained journalist Dorothy Parvaz

May 18th 2011, 2:54 PM 230 Views 2 Comments

The Al Jazeera journalist had been detained 19 days ago when she arrived in Syria before then being sent to Iran.

# al-jazeera - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

USA had concerns over Dublin-based Muslim think tank - WikiLeaks
# Wikileaks
# Wikileaks

USA had concerns over Dublin-based Muslim think tank - WikiLeaks

Apr 26th 2011, 12:37 PM 7,757 Views 1 Comment

New leaked diplomatic cables show how the US asking its Dublin office to provide profiles of influential Irish Muslims.

# al-jazeera - Friday 11 February, 2011

Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has resigned
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has resigned

Feb 11th 2011, 4:20 PM 2,553 Views 0 Comments

The appointed vice-president has announced that Mubarak has decided to “waive the office of the republic”.

# al-jazeera - Friday 28 January, 2011

Richard Keys open to RTÉ switch as Al Jazeera line up sacked Sky Sports duo
# Sexism Row
From The42
# Sexism Row

Richard Keys open to RTÉ switch as Al Jazeera line up sacked Sky Sports duo

Jan 28th 2011, 10:44 AM 9,321 Views 3 Comments

Wife of former Sky Sports presenter says that sexist remarks were just ‘banter’.

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Jan 28th 2011, 8:25 AM 2,202 Views 0 Comments

Nine things you need to know by 9am: More health insurance hikes, more debates about debates, but no more fanmail for Hitler’s former bodyguard…

# al-jazeera - Wednesday 14 July, 2010

Sky News to launch in Arabic
# Media
# Media

Sky News to launch in Arabic

Jul 14th 2010, 12:16 PM 84 Views 0 Comments