Egypt blocks several news sites including Jazeera

2017-05-25 10:44

Egypt has blocked several media websites, including those belonging to the Qatari Al-Jazeera news channel and an opposition television station based in Turkey, a security official says. .

Egypt extends custody of Jazeera reporter for 15 days

2017-01-05 12:21

Egyptian prosecutors have extended the detention of an Al Jazeera journalist accused of incitement and fabricating news for another 15 days, officials say.

Egypt arrests Jazeera journalist

2016-12-25 07:08

Egypt has arrested a journalist with the Qatar-based Al-Jazeera broadcaster, police officials say, in the latest move against the network it accuses of supporting Islamist opposition.

Dramatic footage as landslide destroys homes in China

2016-07-18 16:30

Intense monsoon rains have caused widespread problems across southern and eastern China.

Egyptian court sentences 2 Al-Jazeera employees to death

2016-06-18 19:27

An Egyptian court has sentenced six people, including two Al-Jazeera employees, to death for allegedly leaking documents related to national security.

Malema's armed struggle threat unlikely to lead to treason trial

2016-05-02 18:15

Julius Malema's armed struggle threat is unlikely to lead to a successful treason prosecution says an expert.

Talk, talk, kill, kill - Peace process in Syria

2015-12-27 22:16

This is a period of huge danger and opportunity for the range of actors that make up the Syrian opposition.

Convicted Al Jazeera journalists appeal to Egypt for pardons

2015-09-30 08:44

Three journalists convicted of aiding a terrorist organisation while covering Egyptian unrest for Al Jazeerra have publicly appealed to Egypt’s president to pardon them.

Sanef 'shocked' by sentencing for Al Jazeera journalists

2015-08-30 16:22

The South African National Editors Forum along with several key media forums, have expressed their collective "shock" at the sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists in Cairo.

Greste calls for Sisi to pardon Al-Jazeera journalists

2015-08-30 07:38

Australian Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste has called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to pardon him and two colleagues after a court handed down three-year prison sentences, describing the decision as 'politically motivated'.


South Sudan 'suspends' Al Jazeera English: report

2017-05-03 21:00

South Sudan's government has banned Al Jazeera English staff from working in the country, press freedom organisation Reporters Without Borders says in a statement condemning the move.

Egypt detains Jazeera reporter over 'fake news'

2016-12-26 14:58

Egypt has ordered the detention for 15 days of an Al-Jazeera journalist accused of incitement and fabricating news, a prosecution official says.

Mahlobo mulls legal action over 'rhino poaching' documentary

2016-11-14 09:04

State Security Minister David Mahlobo is considering suing Al Jazeera and several publications over reports relating to his alleged link to a rhino poaching syndicate.

Al-Jazeera condemns Egypt death sentences

2016-06-19 11:37

Al-Jazeera has strongly condemned the death sentence for espionage against two of the network's journalists by an Egyptian court, in what human rights groups have dismissed as a politicised case and a sham trial.

SA 'deserves better than Zuma's sycophants' clowning around'

2016-06-07 08:08

President Jacob Zuma doesn’t really care whether any of his sycophants have enough talent to successfully flush a toilet, he’s only looking for blind loyalty and political protection, writes Max du Preez.

Al-Jazeera correspondent missing in Yemen

2016-01-21 18:30

The Qatar-based Al-Jazeera network says it has lost contact with one of its chief correspondents who they suspect has been kidnapped in the war-torn city of Taiz, central Yemen.

Last of 3 convicted Al Jazeera journalists leaves Egypt

2015-10-14 13:30

The latest of three Al Jazeera English journalists who had been imprisoned in Egypt has left the country and arrived in Qatar, where the network is based.

Egypt summons British envoy over criticism of Jazeera trial

2015-08-30 19:16

Egypt's foreign ministry has summoned the British ambassador over his criticism of prison sentences handed to three journalists from Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera.

Egypt ruling on Jazeera reporters condemned by western states

2015-08-30 10:14

Many western countries have voiced swift disapproval after an Egyptian court handed down three-year prison sentences to three Al Jazeera reporters whom they have long demanded be released.

Jazeera to appeal 'grotesque' verdict to jail journalists

2015-08-29 17:51

Al Jazeera has vowed to appeal an Egyptian court verdict to sentence three of its journalists to three years in prison, calling it a "deliberate attack on press freedom".

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