Al Jazeera English

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 has been held with two… Read more

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 three were among 20 journalists… Read more

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 existing Al Jazeera news bureaus… Read more

The Al Jazeera journalist who went missing in Syria on April 29th is back in Doha, Qatar. An Al Jazeera spokesman said: “I’m delighted to let you know that Dorothy Parvaz has been released and is safe and well and back with us in Doha…. Read more

Missing Al Jazeera correspondent, Dorothy Parvaz, has been deported to Iran. Parvaz had been detained in Syria by government officials, after arriving in the capital city, Damascus on April 29th. She had flown from Doha, site of Al Jazerra’s head office, to the country to… Read more

The Syrian government has confirmed they have detained Al Jazeera correspondent, Dorothy Parvaz. Parvaz left Doha for Syria on Friday to help cover events taking place in the country right now. However, no contact has been made since she disembarked from a flight in Damascus…. Read more

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 about to be deported. 6… Read more

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 the information ministry had ordered… Read more

The Arabic TV station is barred from Kuwait after broadcasting footage of a meeting protesting about a government crackdown. All offices in Kuwait have been shut down. The station broadcast news of an opposition National Assembly member in defiance of government warnings. Al-Jareeza said that… Read more

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 Azzawi, Riz Khan, Ghida Fakhry,… Read more

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 and Ukraine and the aftermath… Read more

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