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The BBC, ITN, Sky, ABC News, NBC News and Reuters have signed an open letter to the Egyptian authorities concerning foreign correspondent Peter Greste and two more Al Jazeera journalists. Since 29 December last year the foreign correspondent Peter Greste…

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On December 29, 2013, Three Al Jazeera journalists – Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed – were detained in Egypt, and their colleague Abdullah Elshamy has languished in prison without charge for six months. On January 29, 2014, the…

Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America will launch on Tuesday 20th August 2013. The US based news channel will provide both domestic news and international news for American audiences. The new channel will be based in New York City. In addition to the…

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Six Al Jazeera Journalists have been arrested in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Writing on Twitter, Correspondent Dan Nolan said: “Arrested by military.” “4 soldiers entered room took our camera. We are under military arrest.” Later adding: “Unsure if arrested or…

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Egypt today shut down the operations of the Arabic satellite TV channel al-Jazeera, blaming it for encouraging the country’s uprising – and demonstrating that the repressive powers of central government are still functioning. The state-run Mena news agency reported that…

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Al Jazeera has 20 branded London taxis which have been attracting tourists and Londoners. The taxis feature some of Al Jazeera English channel’s well-known faces including Sir David Frost, Rageh Omar, Darren Jordan, Lauren Taylor, Stephen Cole, Veronica Pedrosa, Jasim…

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Laurence Lee has joined Al-Jazeera English as a presenter based at its London Broadcast Centre. Lee was previously a correspondent at Sky News. He has covered the Israel-Lebanon conflict from northern Israel, the 2004 Presidential elections, the uprisings in Georgia…

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Al-Jazeera has today launched its new international news channel. Al-Jazeera English, which is broadcast from four dedicated broadcast centres in Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London and Washington DC, launched at 1200 GMT. The channel features established names such as Darren Jordon,…

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Al-Jazeera’s new international news channel has been renamed on the eve of its launch. Al-Jazeera International will now become Al-Jazeera English. No formal details have been announced as to why the channel’s name has been changed but it is reported…

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Al-Jazeera International has confirmed two more programmes which will be broadcast on the channel. Inside Story, a daily half-hour discussion programme, will go beyond the headlines and the standard approach to stories, putting them under the microscope to anlayse and…