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#Al-Jazeera

# al-jazeera - Monday 7 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Israel to close Al-Jazeera offices over 'incitement of violence' Closed

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

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

# al-jazeera - Sunday 2 July, 2017

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

# al-jazeera - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Al-Jazeera says closure demand is 'attempt to silence freedom of expression' 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.

# al-jazeera - Friday 23 June, 2017

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

# al-jazeera - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At least four dead as truck crashes into Israeli soldiers in Jerusalem 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 - Saturday 7 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Egypt court recommends death sentence for 3 journalists 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.

# al-jazeera - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Al Jazeera seeks to clarify Peyton Manning controversy

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

# al-jazeera - Sunday 21 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Germany has arrested an Al-Jazeera journalist for "torturing a lawyer" Egypt

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

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

# al-jazeera - Saturday 3 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Amal Clooney threatened with arrest 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.

# al-jazeera - Thursday 1 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Egypt's highest court orders retrial of three Al-Jazeera journalists Egypt

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

The three men have been detained since December 2013.

# al-jazeera - Monday 23 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cairo sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists a "ferocious attack" on media - Amnesty 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.

# al-jazeera - Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sean Penn to present human rights award in Dublin Front Line Defenders

Sean Penn to present human rights award in Dublin

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

# al-jazeera - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Award-winning journalist arrested in Egypt as Muslim Brotherhood labelled a 'terrorist organisation' 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.

# al-jazeera - Monday 2 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish news producer freed by Egypt police after being held for five days 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.

# al-jazeera - Friday 30 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish TV producer detained by police in Egypt 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.

# al-jazeera - Thursday 3 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America 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.

# al-jazeera - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Al Jazeera closes Beijing bureau after reporter expelled from China 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.

# al-jazeera - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Sky News to launch new 24-hour Arabic channel Media

Sky News to launch new 24-hour Arabic channel

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Libya – ‘We announce to the world that Muammar Gaddafi has been killed’ 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.

# al-jazeera - Sunday 21 August, 2011

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

# al-jazeera - Tuesday 16 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Israel accuses Al Jazeera journalist of Hamas membership Israel

Israel accuses Al Jazeera journalist of Hamas membership

The Palestinian journalist appeared before an Israeli military court today.

# al-jazeera - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations 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.

# al-jazeera - Friday 17 June, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Protests continue in Syria as troops move into towns 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.

# al-jazeera - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Iranian authorities free detained journalist Dorothy Parvaz 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.

# al-jazeera - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

From TheJournal.ie USA had concerns over Dublin-based Muslim think tank - WikiLeaks 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.

# al-jazeera - Friday 11 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has resigned Egypt

Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has resigned

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

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’.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

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

BSKYB is in talks to launch Sky News in Arabic. The service would compete with Al-Jazareera and would be free-to-air. Media Guardian is reporting that the new service is a 50/50 joint venture between Sky and an Abu-Dhabi based investor.