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Lebanese prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Faisal al-Qassem, news presenter at Qatar-owned satellite channel Al-Jazeera, claiming that he...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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Three Al Jazeera journalists faced Friday the prospect of at least several more weeks in prison after Egypt's top court granted them a retrial in a...
Friday, January 2, 2015
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Zeinab Hawi
After several delays, new TV station Al-Arab TV will finally go live in early February 2015. The station will be on the air at a time of intense...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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Israeli forces on Tuesday fired "warning shots" at a building housing the offices of Al Jazeera and the Associated Press, one day after Foreign...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he wished three jailed Al Jazeera journalists including an Australian had never been tried, in an...
Monday, July 7, 2014
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Newly elected Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Tuesday he would not interfere with judicial verdicts, following an international...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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Egyptian prosecutors on Thursday demanded the "maximum" penalty, ranging from 15 to 25 years in jail, for all 20 defendants in the trial of Al...
Thursday, June 5, 2014
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An Al Jazeera journalist held in Egypt since August is in "critical" health and could slip into a coma after more than 100 days on hunger strike, his...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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An Australian journalist with the Al Jazeera broadcaster on trial in Egypt on Saturday described his ordeal as a "massive injustice," after spending...
Saturday, May 3, 2014
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