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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

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking during a meeting
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

U.S. President Barack Obama Speaks At A Meeting
Obama Declares War against Islamic State, Authorises Airstrikes in Iraq & Syria

By IBTimes AU

U.S. President Barack Obama vowed to wipe out the Islamic militants with the help of the international community. (Sep 11)

MORE TOPICS: BARACK OBAMA, AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, SOMALIA, CONGRESS

The second tower of the World Trade Center explodes into flames after being hit by a airplane, New York September 11, 2001 with the Brooklyn bridge in the foreground.
11 Aeroplanes Missing in Libya, Feared Could be Used to Stage Similar Terror 9/11 Attacks – Intelligence

By IBTimes AU

Intelligence authorities from the United States have warned the global community the aeroplanes now reported missing since August when Islamic militants overtook Libya's international airport in Tripoli could be used to stage 9/11-style terrorist attacks in the region. (Sep 03)

MORE TOPICS: AL-QAEDA, PORTUGAL, LIBYA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, TUNISIA

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