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  • Pakistan-Bahrain Naval exercise 'Shaheen Al Jazeera' concludes

    KARACHI: Pakistan and Royal Bahrain Navies have concluded the bilateral naval exercise "Shaheen Al Jazeera" which was aimed at enhancing their skills to counter maritime terrorism and all the other threats faced at sea...

    "Shaheen Al Jazeera" is a series of special forces exercise that has been regularly conducted since 1997 between Special Services Group-Navy (SSG-N) and the Bahrain Navy special forces at Karachi and Manama during...

  • Qatar sends 1,000 ground troops to Yemen battle, says Al Jazeera

    SANAA: Qatar has sent around 1,000 ground troops to Yemen, Doha-based Al Jazeera television said on Monday, their first reported involvement in a Saudi-backed offensive against the dominant Houthi group...

    Al Jazeera's English website said 1,000 Qatari soldiers, backed by 200 armoured vehicles and 30 Apache helicopters had been deployed...

  • Netanyahu bans Al-Jazeera journalist from govt seminar on freedom of speech

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has banned Al-Jazeera's Jerusalem bureau chief from attending a seminar about freedom of speech, officials said, the latest move against the broadcaster by the Israeli leader...

    The press office said Netanyahu reiterated his intention to close Al-Jazeera in Israel and called for “legal measures to be taken to prevent the accreditation of all Al-Jazeera journalists...

  • India takes Al Jazeera off air in Kashmir map row

    NEW DELHI: India's government took Al Jazeera news channel off the air on Wednesday for five days after officials insisted it had repeatedly shown wrong maps of disputed Kashmir...

    Al Jazeera in India showed a blue screen on Wednesday with a sign saying “as instructed by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, this channel will not be available”...

  • India’s inter-ministerial committee recommends taking Al Jazeera off air in map row

    NEW DELHI: India, forever sullen about maps depicting its territorial claims against its liking, has found a quarry in Al Jazeera, reports said on Friday...

    The Hindu said an inter-ministerial committee of the Information and Broadcasting ministry has found that Al Jazeera channel violated the programme code by showing wrong maps of India on repeated occasions and recommended that it be taken off air...

  • Al Jazeera's Islamabad journalist put on US watch list: report

    Prominent Islamabad-based Al Jazeera journalist Ahmed Muaffaq Zaidan was put on a watch-list of suspected terrorists by US authorities based on the suspicion that he was a member of Al Qaeda, The Intercept, reported on Friday...

    The documents suggest that Al Jazeera's longtime Islamabad bureau chief, a Syrian national, was described in the NSA documents as "a member" of Al Qaeda and Muslim brotherhood...

  • Israel minister says he wants to revoke Al Jazeera's press cards

    Israel's communications minister, Ayoob Kara, said on Sunday that he wants Al Jazeera's press cards revoked and has asked cable providers to block the Qatar-based broadcaster's transmissions...

    Kara said that Al Jazeera should be banned altogether, but did not specify a time as to when that would happen...

  • We had better keep a close eye on Al Jazeera — while it is still around

    WHEN Qatar’s Al Jazeera satellite channel has both the Saudi Arab and Israel demanding its closure, it must be doing something right...

    For this week, Ayoob Kara, the Israeli communications minister, revealed plans to take away the credentials of Al Jazeera’s Israeli-based journalists, close its Jerusalem bureau and take the station’s broadcasts from local cable and satellite providers...

  • Al Jazeera denounces Israel's decision to close its bureau in Jerusalem

    Al-Jazeera on Monday denounced Israel's decision to close the Jerusalem bureau of Qatar's flagship satellite network, saying the measure was “undemocratic” and that it will take legal action...

    On Sunday, Israeli Communications Minister Ayoob Kara announced he would revoke the press credentials of Al Jazeera journalists, effectively preventing them from working in Israel, and would move to block its transmission from the country... ...

  • Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia on govt's request

    Global image messaging service Snapchat has blocked Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera from its app in Saudi Arabia at the request of Saudi authorities, the company said on Monday...

    The request to block Al Jazeera's Snapchat presence in the kingdom was made before the weekend, the company told AFP...

  • Bahrain, Egypt block Al-Jazeera websites amid Qatar dispute

    Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news agency...

    By early Wednesday morning, internet users in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates could not access websites run by Al-Jazeera, based in the Qatari capital,...

  • Al Jazeera journalists: ‘this isn’t the first time we’ve come under threat’

    IN newsrooms and on assignment around the world, journalists with Al Jazeera are trying to set aside worries that each story they cover could be their last...

    Just hours before Wednesday’s deadline for Qatar to formally respond to the demands, a senior correspondent for Al Jazeera English, Jamal Elshayyal, said most journalists at the station were well prepared for working under the heaviest political pressure...

  • Why Saudi Arabia hates Al Jazeera so much

    IF you want to understand why many Arab world leaders hate Al Jazeera, consider Sharia and Life...

    People would ask all kinds of things: Is it okay to smoke during Ramazan? Does a female Palestinian woman have to wear a hijab while carrying out a suicide bombing?Before Al Jazeera, a show like this would have been unusual in the Arab world, where media is tightly controlled...

  • Benjamin Netanyahu moves to close Al Jazeera offices in Israel

    Accusing Al Jazeera of inciting recent violence in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that he wants to close the offices of the Qatari broadcaster in Israel...

    “The Al Jazeera channel continues to incite violence around the Temple Mount,” Netanyahu wrote in a Facebook post on Wednesday, referring to the Haram al-Sharif compound in Jerusalem, known to Jews as the Temple Mount...

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