Doha-based Al Jazeera to resume broadcasting from Algeria after 20-year hiatus

Qatari news network, Al Jazeera, will soon resume operating in Algeria 20 years after authorities shut down the office of the Doha-media. Algerian authorities reportedly early this week validated a license application from the media. They however rebuffed the renewal Read more

Egyptian journalist arrested for appearing on Al Jazeera dies of Covid-19

An Egyptian journalist who was to stand a trial after appearing on Qatar’s Al Jazeera news network, has died of novel covid-19, the Doha-based media reports. Mohamed Monir’s death was announced Monday by his daughter Sarah Monir. The 65-year old Read more

Egypt: Presidential hopeful sued for announcing candidacy on al-Jazeera

Egypt’s former Premier and presidential hopeful Ahmed Shafiq will face a case in court over announcement of his likely candidacy for 2018 presidential elections on Doha-based al Jazeera. A lawyer is suing the former army senior officer and premier for Read more

Gulf Crisis: ‘Closure of Al Jazeera out of question in talks’ Qatar’s Emir

Qatar’s ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani stressed that demand by the Saudi-led group to shut down Doha-based News Channel Al Jazeera is unfeasible and tantamount to giving away the country’s sovereignty. “We’re not going to shut down Al Read more

Gulf Crisis: UAE security chief hints at crisis end if Qatar gives up hosting 2022 world Cup

Dhahi Khalfan, head of Dubai security has urged Qatar to give up its plan to host the 2022 football world cup tournament and it will see the diplomatic row opposing it to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt Read more