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.


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.

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