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By Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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U.S. Passes Law Calling on Qatar-Owned Al Jazeera to Register as Foreign Agent

The United States Congress approved new legislation that would force foreign-owned media organizations, such as Qatar’s Al Jazeera, to register as a foreign agent under U.S. regulations. The National Defense More...

By Itamar Eichner On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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Netanyahu considering closing down Al Jazeera offices in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is considering closing down the Israeli offices of Qatari TV network Al Jazeera. The prime minister held an initial discussion on the topic on Monday, and the Government Press More...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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DirectTV Triples Lawsuit Claim Against Al Jazeera America to $75 Million

– – A lawsuit brought by American satellite television service DirectTV against Al Jazeera America which originally sought $28.5 million is now up to $74.5 million. The company is suing Al Jazeera because More...

By Lilach Weissman On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Al Jazeera Journalist Ahmed Mansour Held In Germany On Egyptian Warrant

– – Ahmed Mansour, a television reporter for Al Jazeera, has been detained in Germany on an arrest warrant from Egypt. Both the network and journalists everywhere are outraged. The 52-year-old was More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, June 14th, 2015
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Al Jazeera Sued Again Over Discrimination and Anti-Semitism

– – Yet another Federal discrimination suit has been brought against Al Jazeera. This time it is Shannon High-Bassalik, a former senior vice president at Al Jazeera America, who has accused the More...

By News Brief On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
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Journalist Mohammed Fahmy Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against Al Jazeera

– – Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohammed Fahmy, who spent after more than a year in prison in Egypt on terrorism-related charges, claims to have filed a civil suit against the network in Canada. Fahmy’s More...

By New York Post On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Al Jazeera America news boss Is Out

– Al Jazeera America news boss Marcy McGinnis resigned from the news channel Monday, sources confirmed. The resignation letter sent to staff read in part, “Last week, Ehab [CEO Al Shihabi] reminded More...

By Variety On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Al Jazeera America In Turmoil After Lawsuit Alleges Anti-Semetism and Sexism

– – Major changes are coming to Al Jazeera America after a wrongful termination suit was brought against it. Two senior executives — communications exec VP Dawn Bridges and human resources exec VP More...

By Reuters On Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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Egypt court sets January 1 appeal date for Al Jazeera journalists

– CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian court has set January 1 as the date for an appeals hearing for the three Al Jazeera journalists serving jail time in Egypt, the network said on Tuesday. The journalists More...

By Tibi Singer On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014
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Al Gore Says Qatar’s Al Jazeera Took him for $65 million

Al Jazeera America rejected claims made by Current TV co-founders Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, who are suing the Qatar-owned, pro-terrorist network for failing to pay money Al Jazeera owes them after acquiring More...

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