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Al Jazeera denies Al Gore claims on Current TV

Al Jazeera on Tuesday rejected allegations from Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, the founders of Current TV, saying they were false and potentially misleading. Al Jazeera acquired Current TV for an estimated $500 million in 2013. Gore and

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Al Gore sues Al Jazeera over $500m Current TV deal

Current TV founders former US Vice President Al Gore and Joel Hyatt have filed a lawsuit against Al Jazeera, claiming the Qatar-based broadcaster owes them millions of dollars after it bought Current TV. Al Jazeera acquired Curren

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Al Jazeera urges Egypt to overturn jail ruling for journalists

Qatari news network Al Jazeera urged Egypt on Monday to overturn a court ruling against three of its journalists, condemning the seven-year prison sentences as unjustified and defying logic. "There is no justification whatsoe

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Egypt frees journalist on hunger strike

Egypt's public prosecutor ordered the release on Monday on medical grounds of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Al-Shamy, who had been on hunger strike for more than 130 days in protest over his detention, a statement from the prosecutor's

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Egypt frees journalist on hunger strike

Egypt's public prosecutor ordered the release on Monday on medical grounds of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Al-Shamy, who had been on hunger strike for more than 130 days in protest over his detention, a statement from the prosecutor's

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Al Jazeera journalist's life 'at risk' in Egypt

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, accusing the authorities in Cairo of endangering his life. In a letter seen by Reute

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Al Jazeera seeks $150m damages from Egypt

The pan-Arab satellite network Al Jazeera has served Egypt with a $150 million compensation claim for what it called damage to its business inflicted by Cairo's military rulers, a lawyer acting for the Qatar-based channel said.

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Saudi demands Qatar shut down Al Jazeera

Saudi Arabia has demanded that Qatar shut down Al Jazeera and two think tanks during a recent meeting of the GCC foreign ministers, a source close to someone who attended the talks said yesterday. Riyadh demanded the closure of th

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Al Jazeera weighs bid for $1bn Turkish pay-TV

Television broadcaster Al Jazeera is considering a bid for a majority stake in Turkish digital pay-TV operator Digiturk, three banking sources aware of the plans said, in a move by the Qatar-backed broadcaster to further expand its footprint.

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Al Jazeera to take legal action on Egypt signal jamming

Doha-based Al Jazeera Media Network said it will take legal action after finding out there was a deliberate effort to jam its satellite signal in Egypt. The network received a technical report compiled by Integral Systems, a US-ba

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