Tag archive for ‘Arab Spring’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Tunisia five years after the revolution: Was it worth it?

  IMD Professor Tawfik Jelassi discusses the country’s progress and challenges At the five-year mark after the uprisings, IMD Professor and former Tunisian minister Tawfik Jelassi talks about Tunisia More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

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 More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

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 More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, June 14th, 2015

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...

News Brief On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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...

New York Post On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

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...

Variety On Monday, May 4th, 2015

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 More...

Eli Horn On Monday, April 27th, 2015

NBC News Puts Brian Williams’ Comments to Jon Stewart Under the Microscope

An ongoing internal investigation by NBC News has found more instances in which anchor Brian Williams may have embellished or exaggerated his reports, such as during a guest appearance on The Daily Show in More...

Egypt Acquits Former Petroleum Minister over Cheap Gas to Israel Deal

An Egyptian court on Saturday acquitted former oil minister Sameh Fahmy and five other former officials of corruption and profiteering charges related to exporting natural gas to Israel below market price,  More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Fashion Icon Kenneth Cole Continues Crusade for Social Responsibility, AIDS Awareness

  Renowned fashion designer Kenneth Cole has called for better perception of AIDS by the public and said engagement with the community is a key part of the path to business success, digital network Fusion More...

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