Al Jazeera

  • New York Times prints a blank back page in support of jailed Al-Jazeera journalists 24-06-2014 06:32 PM

    An Egyptian court on Monday convicted three Al-Jazeera journalists and sentenced them to seven years in prison on terrorism-related charges after a trial dismissed by rights groups as a politically motivated sham. The verdict brought a landslide of international condemnation and calls for the newly elected president to intervene. The...
  • France denounces Egypt's decision to sentence journalists 24-06-2014 10:15 AM

    Paris: France denounced Egypt's decision to sentence three journalists up to seven years in jail and called for freedom of expression, media reported Tuesday. "It is important that the Egyptian authorities ensure journalists' protection and guarantee a fair trial to defendants based on an independent investigation," Xinhua quoted Foreign Affairs...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 23-06-2014 10:50 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: DU, UGC in open war over 4-year course, admissions deferred 23-06-2014 08:50 PM

    There has been an open war between the University Grants Commission and the Delhi University over the 4-year Undergraduate Program offered by the university. The conflict has now hit the admissions process which was scheduled to begin on Tuesday. The Delhi University Principals Association has said that the admissions process...
  • Egypt court sentences three Al-Jazeera journalists to 7 years in jail 23-06-2014 02:32 PM

    Cairo: An Egyptian court has convicted three journalists for Al-Jazeera English and sentenced them to seven years in prison each on terrorism-related charges. The three of them - Australian correspondent Peter Greste, Canadian-Egyptian acting Cairo bureau chief Mohammed Fahmy, and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed, were sentenced on Monday. Mohammed was...
  • 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 website hacked by Syria's Assad loyalists 05-09-2012 01:39 AM

    Dubai: The website of Qatar-based satellite news network Al Jazeera was apparently hacked on Tuesday by Syrian government loyalists for what they said was the television channel's support for the "armed terrorist groups and spreading lies and fabricated news". A Syrian flag and statement denouncing Al Jazeera's "positions against the...
  • France opens murder inquiry into Arafat's death 29-08-2012 09:27 AM

    Paris: French prosecutors opened a murder inquiry into the death of Yasser Arafat on Tuesday, his widow's lawyer said, after she and a TV investigation raised new questions about whether the Palestinian leader was poisoned. There have long been rumors in the Arab world that Arafat was poisoned, and a...
  • Al-Jazeera show's Twitter account hacked 06-07-2012 10:54 AM

    London: The Twitter account of Al-Jazeera's English-language social media show has been hacked by supporters of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Hackers hijacked the Twitter account of The Stream, a program aimed at tapping into online audiences. The account featured links to pro-Assad material Thursday. One message claimed the stunt in...
  • China expels al-Jazeera English reporter 08-05-2012 10:49 AM

    Beijing: Al-Jazeera's sole English-language reporter in China has been expelled, the pan-Arab news network said on Tuesday. It's the first time since 1998 that Beijing has kicked out an accredited foreign journalist. Melissa Chan's expulsion is seen as a hardening of China's attitude toward international media it views as a...
  • 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...
  • Al-Jazeera cameraman freed from Guantanamo 03-05-2008 01:20 PM

    The judge (Justice David Bean) in the Chris Cairns vs Lalit Modi legal case on Wednesday reportedly rejected an application by the legal team of the former Indian Premier League commissioner to call former India swing bowler Balwinder Singh Sandhu as a witness. On Tuesday, Sandhu spoke to a television...
  • 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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