Al Jazeera

  • Egypt to clamp down on Al Jazeera's Egyptian channel 30-08-2013 05:51 AM

    Egypt's military-backed government is to clamp down on Al Jazeera's Egyptian television channel, accusing it of threatening national security, the state news agency MENA said on Thursday. The channel this week aired statements from two leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood including a call for protests against Egypt's new rulers. The...
  • Washington Post website hacked by Assad supporters 16-08-2013 11:10 AM

    New York: The Washington Post said on Thursday that its website was hacked. A group that supports Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime claimed responsibility. Washington Post Managing Editor Emilio Garcia-Ruiz said in a statement that for about 30 minutes on Thursday, readers of some stories were redirected to the website...
  • Egypt: Army shuts down 3 TV channels, restricts Al Jazeera 04-07-2013 09:41 AM

    Cairo: Egypt's military-led authorities shut down three Islamist-run TV stations on Wednesday including one operated by the Muslim Brotherhood after President Mohamed Morsi was toppled by the army, drawing a statement of concern from a press freedom watchdog. The security forces also raided the offices of Al Jazeera's Egyptian news...
  • Iraq suspends Al-Jazeera and 9 Iraqi TV channels 29-04-2013 08:52 AM

    Baghdad: Iraqi authorities suspended the operating licenses of pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera and nine Iraqi TV channels on Sunday after accusing them of escalating sectarian tension. The move signaled the Shiite-led government's mounting worries over deteriorating security amid Sunni unrest and clashes that have left more than 180 people dead in...
  • Al Jazeera English to be available in India 17-11-2011 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: Qatar-based Al Jazeera Network on Thursday announced the launch of its news channel Al Jazeera English across India on Dish TV and plans to tie-up with other direct-to-home (DTH) platforms to spread its reach. The network is also considering launching a Hindi news channel in the country. "Al...
  • Zero hour for Gaddafi as besieged Tripoli rises up 21-08-2011 11:16 AM

    Tripoli: Explosions and gunfire rocked Tripoli through the night as opponents of Muammar Gaddafi rose up in the capital, declaring a final push to topple the Libyan leader after a six-month war reached the city's outskirts. A defiant Gaddafi said an assault by "rats" had been repelled. "Those rats... were...
  • Journalist detained in Syria released by Iran 18-05-2011 02:05 PM

    Dubai: Missing journalist Dorothy Parvaz, who was held by Iranian authorities after being detained in Syria, arrived in her company's home base of Qatar on Wednesday after winning her freedom. Parvaz's fiance, Todd Barker, said she called him early on Wednesday from Qatar as she was clearing customs. Her employer,...
  • Libya: Gulf Air to bring 67 more Indians 27-02-2011 12:41 PM

    New Delhi: Besides the over 500 Indians flown to Delhi from Libya, a Gulf Air flight carrying 67 Indian who entered Egypt by land will touch down in Mumbai on Monday morning. The 67, including 11 children and two infants who crossed over from Tabrouk in Libya to Salloum in...
  • Libya: Indians to be airlifted on Saturday 25-02-2011 10:15 PM

    New Delhi: Two Special Air India flights to Tripoli will operate on Saturday over the next 10 days and two Naval warships including amphibious vessel INS Jalashwa will also set sail to bring back thousands of Indian nationals stranded in strife-torn Libya. Evacuation through sea will begin from Sunday with...
  • Libyan minister quits, genocide starts 23-02-2011 05:58 PM

    Tripoli: Libya's powerful interior minister resigned in support of protesters who are demanding an end to Muammar Gaddafi's 41-year rule while a senior Libyan diplomat said he has information that "genocide" has started and the UN expressed concern over Gaddafi's call to his supporters to take to the streets. Interior...
  • Tripoli airport functioning normally: Report 22-02-2011 11:52 PM

    Tripoli/Cairo: The Tripoli International Airport was functionally normally on Tuesday, Libya's state news agency JANA reported, after speculation that it had been shut to air traffic. "Flights going in and out of the country are on time," said head of airport security, Mohamed Abdel-Saeed. This came as a response to...
  • Gaddafi calls foreign news channels 'dogs' 22-02-2011 06:11 PM

    Cairo: A defiant Moammar Gaddafi on Tuesday made a fleeting appearance on state TV to show that he was still at the helm in Libya, calling foreign news channels "dogs" for claiming that he had fled to Venezuela, amid global outrage over use of force to crush an unprecedented revolt...
  • Al Jazeera's website blocked in Libya 19-02-2011 11:04 AM

    Dubai: The Qatar-based news channel Al Jazeera said on Friday its signal was being jammed on several frequencies and its website had been blocked in Libya. Al Jazeera, whose coverage of the political unrest in the Middle East and North Africa is widely watched in the Arab world, reported the...
  • Egypt bans 'Al-Jazeera' as protests escalate 30-01-2011 05:30 PM

    Moscow: The Egyptian authorities have imposed a ban on the work of the Arabic TV channel Al-Jazeera in Egypt amid escalating anti-government protests in the north African country, Egypt's state television announced on Sunday. According to the announcement, the accreditations of Al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt have been annulled and the...
  • Osama urges Europeans to quit Afghanistan on tape 30-11-2007 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: The platoon is named, equipage sanctioned and attacking orders passed! Hold your thoughts! It's not war, but it's not going to be much less either! Fifteen Indian men dressed in blue are ready to be at the throat of 13 opponents hovering like eagles over the ICC World...
  • Israel, Palestine to carry on dialogue 12-03-2007 12:26 PM

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  • 'Al Jazeera English' goes on air 17-11-2006 02:12 PM

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  • Al-Jazeera launches English channel 16-11-2006 01:51 AM

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  • Al Jazeera all set for global launch 11-10-2006 05:17 PM

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  • Bin Laden's 9/11 plot taped, aired 08-09-2006 09:18 AM

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  • Iraq’s new al-Qaeda chief speaks 07-09-2006 11:13 PM

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  • Bin Laden could be hiding in Pak 25-08-2006 04:15 PM

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