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Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera (Arabic: الجزيره‎ al-ğazīra IPA: [aldʒazi:ra]), meaning "the island" in Arabic, is a Middle Eastern news network. The name refers to the network's status as the only independent news network in the Middle East. Al Jazeera is a television network headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Initially launched as an Arabic news and current affairs satellite TV channel with the same name, Al Jazeera has since expanded into a network with several outlets, including the Internet and specialty TV channels in multiple languages. Al Jazeera is accessible in several world regions.

Headlines Around the Web

Al Jazeera sues AT&T for dropping network

Aug 22, 2013 - Financial Times

Al Jazeera sues AT&T

Aug 21, 2013 - Politico

Gore defends Current TV sale

Jan 29, 2013 - Politico

Miller pokes fun at 'bad guy' Gore

Jan 10, 2013 - Politico

Kenya: Local Firm to Map Out Somalia Crisis

Jan 10, 2012 - AllAfrica News

Canal Plus wins remaining Uefa football rights

Dec 10, 2011 - Financial Times

Army deserters back Syrian protesters

Nov 10, 2011 - AL JAZEERA

Pakistan cricketers await sentence

Nov 03, 2011 - AL JAZEERA

Ai Weiwei says he won't be silenced

Nov 02, 2011 - AL JAZEERA

Al-Nahda begins coalition talks in Tunisia

Oct 26, 2011 - AL JAZEERA

New Zealand triumph in Auckland

Oct 24, 2011 - AL JAZEERA

Libya Live Blog

Oct 21, 2011 - AL JAZEERA

Footage shows Gaddafi's bloodied body

Oct 21, 2011 - AL JAZEERA

Articles About Al Jazeera

An Ebola Virus Treatment Center In Monrovia
Ebola Hit African Countries Facing Mass Poverty And Hunger For One Million People

By IBTimes AU

In the urge to fight the Ebola disease, the severe displacement in food production mechanisms was ignored. (Dec 19)

MORE TOPICS: NEW YORK, SENEGAL

Muslim cleric Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr, who is seeking millions of euros in damages from the Italian state, after accusing CIA agents and Italian spies of kidnapping him in Milan and flying him to Egypt for torture, attends an Amnesty International news
White House Fears Release Of CIA Torture Report Will Risk American Lives Worldwide

By IBTimes AU

The White House expressed concerns that the release of the CIA Torture Report might endanger American lives. (Dec 09)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, BARACK OBAMA, WHITE HOUSE, CUBA

U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during the Summit on College Opportunity
USA Fails Its Men Again: Failed Rescue Mission Kills 2, Al-Qaeda Shoots Hostage Just Before Release

By IBTimes AU

Two al-Qaeda hostages were killed after the U.S. military had failed in its rescue mission on Saturday, December 6. (Dec 08)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, BARACK OBAMA, WHITE HOUSE, SOMALI PIRATES

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu At A News Conference In Jerusalem
France Urges Israel To Refrain From Settlement Activities In East Jerusalem: Fears Breakdown of Peace Process With Palestinians

By IBTimes AU

Israel has fears about its security as it feels international partners are more tilted to Arab interests. (Nov 15)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, INTERNATIONAL LAW, SETTLEMENT

Clooney And Wife Alamuddin At Venice City Hall
Amal Alamuddin Spotted On A Date With George Clooney As Her Next Case Is Revealed

By IBTimes AU

Amal is taking Mohamed Fahmy's case. (Nov 10)

MORE TOPICS: BRAD PITT, TWITTER, EGYPT, HOLLYWOOD, LAWYER

Niger Extradites Gaddafi's Son Saadi to Tripoli, Libya Says
Libyan Rebel and Wife To Sue Britain For Damages: Alleges UK Handed Him To Gaddafi Regime To Face Torture

By IBTimes AU

That the British court has found prima facie eniugh merit in the case is an encouraging signal. (Oct 31)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, THAILAND, LIBYA

Obama: Climate Change Is Working Faster Than Our Efforts
Another Intruder Jumps White House Fence

By IBTimes AU

A Maryland man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday. He was shortly apprehended. (Oct 23)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, WHITE HOUSE

An Islamic State In Iraq And The Levant (ISIL) Member Waves An ISIL Flag In Raqqa
ISIS Issues 'Non-negotiable' Journalists' Creed, Must Swear Allegiance or Otherwise Die

By IBTimes AU

The ISIS has released a list of rules that local journalists in Syria must follow as it legitimises its caliphate state. (Oct 08)

MORE TOPICS: AL ARABIYA

U.S. journalist James Foley (R) arrives with fellow reporter Clare Gillis
James Foley’s Family Slams Anti-Islam Ad In New York, Ad Gets Pulled From NYC Buses

By IBTimes AU

James Foley's family said the anti-Islam ad was against what Foley had believed in. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: RELIGION, NEW YORK, LAWYER

Palestinians sleep at a United Nations school, where people who fled heavy Israeli shelling in the Shejaia neighbourhood sought refuge during fighting,
Israel Orders Criminal Probe Into Gaza War Excesses: Critics Call It A Trick To Hoodwink The UN

By IBTimes AU

It is a positive signal that Israel wants to Introspect its war time behaviour (Sep 12)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, UNITED NATIONS, ATTORNEY GENERAL