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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

Al Gore
Former U.S. VP Al Gore Backs Ovo Energy by Investing £8 Million Before IPO

By IBTimes AU

Showing that he practices what he preaches, green advocate and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore invested £8 million in Ovo Energy. The investment comes before one of the fastest-growing new power suppliers in the UK launches its initial public offe... (Aug 29)

MORE TOPICS: AL GORE, RETAIL, E.ON, NEW JERSEY, RENEWABLE ENERGY, MANAGEMENT

Severed Heads Lie On A Banner, Threatening A Rival Drug Gang, In The Municipality Of Puente De Ixtla.
Saudi Arabia: Brothers Beheaded For Smuggling Marijuana Into The Kingdom

By IBTimes AU

A report claims the Islamic law apparently accepts beheading as a sentence for a minor crime such as drug smuggling. (Aug 20)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu at a News Conference in Jerusalem
Netanyahu Asks U.S. Help to Dodge 'War Crime' Allegations, Israeli Website Calls Arab Nations 'Schizophrenic'

By IBTimes AU

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked U.S. lawmakers to help fight against "war crime" allegations as Palestinian leaders are about to approach the International Criminal Court against Israel. An Israeli website accused Arab nations of double standards on Gaza conflict. (Aug 07)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, ISRAEL, COURT, NEW YORK

Iron Ore Mining
93% of Mining Leaders See Extremely Low or Zero Growth Prospect for Industry in Next 1-2 Years; No Immediate Plans by BHP for Olympic Dam Expansion

By IBTimes AU

Australian miners are pessimistic about the future of the mining industry, which was responsible for the current economic boom of the country, in the next few years. (Jul 29)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, COPPER

Flares fired by the Israeli military are seen above the northern Gaza Strip, after a five-hour humanitarian truce
Israel Invades Gaza after Killing 231 Palestinians & Injuring 1,700 in Last 10 Days

By IBTimes AU

Israel launched it ground invasion on Gaza after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had placed orders to the military to go ahead. Israeli tanks arrived at Gaza on Thursday, July 17. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: ISRAEL, TWITTER, EGYPT

Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed listen to a ruling at a court in Cairo
UK, Canada & United States Condemn 7-Year Imprisonment of Al Jazeera Journalist

By IBTimes AU

Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy who works for Al Jazeera English was sentenced to 7-year imprisonment in Egypt, and the ruling has enraged the international community. (Jun 24)

MORE TOPICS: HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT, WHITE HOUSE, EGYPT, TONY ABBOTT

Codiac RCMP officers take cover behind their vehicle in Moncton
Canada Police Still Hunting for Armed Man Who Killed 3 Officers & Injured 2

By IBTimes AU

The Canadian police officers were shot dead in New Brunswick. Two others were injured while conducting a manhunt for a man who had been seen wearing military camouflage clothes and carrying a rifle. (Jun 06)

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste of Australia stands in a metal cage during his trial in a court in Cairo
Al Jazeera Journalists on Trial in Egypt Spend 100 Days in Prison

By IBTimes AU

Al Jazeera journalists who have been facing terrorism-related charges in Egypt now complete 100 days in jail. (Apr 08)

MORE TOPICS: EGYPT, JOURNALISM

Al Jazeera journalist Fahmy, a Canadian-Egyptian national, stands in a metal cage during his trial in a court in Cairo
Al-Jazeera Journalist on Trial in Egypt Makes Supposedly Offensive Remark against Muslims, Denied Bail

By IBTimes AU

One of the three journalists who were captured as suspected terrorists in Egypt gave a rather bizarre reason in his defence to prove that he was not a terrorist. (Apr 01)

MORE TOPICS: EUROPEAN UNION, UNITED NATIONS, WHITE HOUSE, EGYPT

New York City firefighters examine the rubble at an apparent building explosion fire and collapse in the Harlem section of New York
4 Dead, 63 Injured in New York Building Explosion Due to Gas Leak [Video]

By IBTimes AU

Two buildings have collapsed in New York leaving 4 killed and about 63 people injured. Manhattan's East Harlem neighborhood buildings crumbled after an explosion on March 12. (Mar 13)

MORE TOPICS: EARTHQUAKE, NEW YORK