Jailed Aus journalist asks to be deported from Egypt

2015-01-02 14:30

Jailed Australian journalist Peter Greste has applied to be deported from Egypt, his family says, describing it as the “best option” after a court ordered a trial of the Al Jazeera reporter and two colleagues.

Hopes dim for release of Al Jazeera journo

2014-12-29 11:43

Hopes are fading for the release of Australian journalist Peter Greste, who has been in jail in Egypt for a year, after Cairo sent mixed signals about his case, an official says.

SA TV tech presenter hits the big time

2014-11-13 09:40

Local TV personality Ndoni Khanyile will be spreading her wings as she embarks on an international career with Al Jazeera.

Jazeera journos jailed in Egypt set to appeal

2014-07-25 10:16

Three Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt last month for up to 10 years on charges of adding a terrorist organisation are set to appeal their convictions.

Sanef pleads for Al Jazeera journalists' release

2014-07-16 18:02

The SA National Editors' Forum has pleaded with the Egyptian government to review the prison sentences of three Al Jazeera journalists.

Egypt: Jailed Aus journo 'outraged' at verdict

2014-06-26 09:04

Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has voiced his “outrage” at being jailed for seven years by an Egyptian court, saying the case was about silencing critical voices.

Egypt under pressure to pardon Jazeera journos

2014-06-24 07:35

Egypt is under mounting pressure to pardon three Al Jazeera journalists jailed in a ruling that sparked global outrage and fears of a growing media crackdown.

Jazeera slams 'unjust' Egypt verdicts against staff

2014-06-23 14:12

Al-Jazeera has slammed as “unjust” an Egyptian court decision to jail three of its journalists for between seven and 10 years after convicting them of aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood.

Al Jazeera buckles under technical problems

2014-06-11 16:16

Al Jazeera is buckling under massive technical problems which forced the 24-hour Arabian TV-news channel to move its headquarters to London.

Al Jazeera: Life of jailed journalist at risk

2014-05-20 20:43

Qatar-based satellite network Al Jazeera has written to world powers asking them to secure the release of one of its journalists jailed in Egypt.

Jazeera takes legal action against Egypt

2014-04-29 13:36

Al Jazeera Media Network says it has taken legal action against Egyptian authorities following the continued detention of its journalists, a statement says.

Egypt to put Jazeera journalists on trial

2014-02-20 10:06

Al-Jazeera journalists, including four foreigners, are set to go on trial in Cairo for allegedly supporting the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood in a case that has sparked accusations Egypt is muzzling the media.

Al Jazeera demands release of journos in Egypt

2014-01-10 12:41

Al Jazeera has demanded the immediate and unconditional release of five of its journalists being detained in Egypt, expressing disappointment at the manner in which they were being treated.

SA cameraman released in Egypt

2013-09-01 16:30

Egyptian authorities have released the South African cameraman and photojournalist Adil Bradlow, the government has confirmed.

Security forces raid Al Jazeera's office

2013-07-07 19:23

The Qatari-owned media company Al Jazeera reported that Egyptian security forces had raided its Cairo office.

Qatar to be sued for booting HIV+ journo

2011-12-01 22:25

A human rights group is planning to file an international law suit against the Gulf state of Qatar and its broadcaster Al Jazeera after an SA journalist was deported for being HIV positive.

Syria: Al Jazeera suspends Arabic service

2011-04-28 12:01

Qatar-based satellite channel Al Jazeera says it has suspended some operations in Syria, in a move a media watchdog says is the result of restrictions and attacks on its staff.

Another Al Jazeera journalist arrested

2011-02-06 21:24

Another journalist working for Al Jazeera has been arrested in Cairo, the Qatar-based satellite television channel claims.

Secret files reveal Palestine 'offers'

2011-01-24 22:43

The Palestinians offered Israel major concessions on east Jerusalem and on the issue of refugees in 2008 peace talks according to leaked documents.

Israel denounces 'incitement'

2010-06-08 12:53

Faced with world outrage over its deadly raid on a Gaza-bound activist flotilla, Israel is lashing out at critics, accusing them of "incitement" against the Jewish state.


Egypt hearing in Al Jazeera case lasts minutes

2015-01-01 11:05

A defence lawyer says the appeal hearing for three Al-Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt is over, lasting only minutes.

Pardon for Jazeera journos being discussed - Sisi

2014-11-21 10:04

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has suggested that he is considering pardoning journalists of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera television station jailed in his country for nearly a year.

Egypt sets 1 Jan appeal for Al Jazeera journalists

2014-10-21 19:05

An Egyptian court has set 1 January as the date for an appeals hearing for the three Al Jazeera journalists serving jail time in Egypt.

Egypt judge: Jazeera team did "devil's" work

2014-07-24 07:53

An Egyptian judge has released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together “by the devil” to destabilise the country.

Aus journo family encouraged by Sisi comments

2014-07-07 07:51

The family of jailed journalist Peter Greste says they are encouraged by Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi saying he “wished” the Australian had never been put on trial.

Egypt's Sisi won't interfere in court verdicts

2014-06-24 12:41

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi says he will not interfere in court rulings, a day after three Al Jazeera journalists were sentenced to seven years in prison.

Arab Spring has turned into nightmare - Sanef

2014-06-23 19:13

The SA National Editors' Forum has expressed shock at the conviction and sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt.

Egypt court to give verdict in Al-Jazeera trial

2014-06-23 09:05

An Egyptian court is set to deliver its verdict in the trial of Al-Jazeera journalists accused of aiding the blacklisted Muslim Brotherhood in a case that has sparked an international outcry.

Alleged Al-Jazeera reporter arrested in Egypt

2014-05-30 18:18

Egypt's interior ministry says police have arrested a female freelance reporter for allegedly sending footage to the local affiliate of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera.

Journo held in Egypt defiant on press freedom

2014-05-02 12:07

Australian journalist Peter Greste says his detention and that of his Al Jazeera colleagues in an Egyptian jail has become a powerful symbol of press freedom worldwide.

Torture claim in Egypt trial of Jazeera journos

2014-03-06 08:57

The trial of Al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting deposed Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood has heard defendants charge they were tortured and denied medical care.

Aussie reporter's parents petition for release

2014-02-18 10:01

The parents of an Australian journalist held on terrorism-related charges in Egypt have launched an online petition calling for his release days before his trial is due to start in Cairo.

Shamwari to feature in Al Jazeera TV series

2013-10-09 12:06

Shamwari Game Reserve, situated in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, has been selected to feature in a new TV series focusing on the plight of the endangered rhino.

SA journalist detained in Egypt

2013-08-30 07:29

A South African journalist working for Al Jazeera has reportedly been detained without charge while covering events in Cairo.

Al Jazeera buys US station, improves reach

2013-01-03 12:00

Qatari news channel Al Jazeera has bought Current TV, a US cable station founded by Al Gore, in a move that will boost its exposure in the United States.

Israel arrests Al Jazeera reporter

2011-08-16 12:00

Israel has arrested a Palestinian journalist who works for the Arabic language Al Jazeera satellite network, and a journalists' advocacy group says he is being held without charges.

Egypt restores Al Jazeera transmissions

2011-02-09 14:07

The Egyptian-owned satellite company Nilesat has restored transmissions by the Qatar-based news channel Al Jazeera, which incurred the wrath of authorities during anti-government protests.

Egypt arrests 6 Al Jazeera journalists

2011-01-31 20:00

The pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera says six of its journalists are in custody in Egypt after authorities ordered the closure of the network's Cairo office.

Journos escape crash landing

2010-06-13 18:08

A plane full of World Cup journalists have escaped unhurt after their aircraft made an emergency landing near Johannesburg.

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