Al Jazeera

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

Dorothy Parvaz freed by Iran Image

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

Dorothy Parvaz deported to Iran Image

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

Dorothy Parvaz Detained Image

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

Al Jazeera Journalists arrested in Egypt Image

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

Al Jazeera’s taxi campaign Image

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

Alan Johnston Simulcast 1430-1500 Image

The BBC has joined forces with Al Jazeera English, Sky News and CNN to broadcast a programme to raise awareness about the kidnapping of BBC Journalist, Alan Johnston. The programme will broadcast on BBC World, BBC News 24, Al Jazeera English and Sky News with… Read more

Laurence Lee joins Al-Jazeera English Image

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

Al-Jazeera English launches Image

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, Shiulie Ghosh, Felicity Barr and… Read more

Late Name Change For Al-Jazeera’s International Venture Image

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 to be because of a… Read more

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