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Al Jazeera America To Close; AJ-English Will Expand Digital Operations In U.S.

After three years of financial struggles, Al Jazeera America (AJAM) executives announced that the network will stop broadcasting at the end of April. The closure marks the final chapter of a turbulent existence, in which the channel invested heavily but failed to gain a meaningful market share in American television news.

January 13, 2016

Endorse This: Knights Of The Round CPAC

Watch a comedian see just how serious the #CPAC2015 attendees were about a holy war with ISIS.

March 5, 2015

Al Gore Sues Al-Jazeera America For Allegedly Withholding $65 Million

By Saba Hamedy and Meg James, Los Angeles Times Former Vice President Al Gore has sued Al-Jazeera America, claiming the satellite TV service owned by the Qatari royal family has withheld $65 million of the proceeds from the sale of cable channel Current TV. Gore and his business partner, Joel Hyatt, founded Current Media a […]

August 15, 2014

Egypt Authorities Likely Committed Crimes Against Humanity, Group Says

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times A leading international human rights group asserted Tuesday that Egyptian authorities likely committed crimes against humanity in the deaths of hundreds of demonstrators last August, most of them supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood. Egypt sharply disputed the findings of New York-based Human Rights […]

August 12, 2014

Egypt Sentences Three Al Jazeera Journalists To Seven To Ten Years In Prison

By Amro Hassan and Laura King, Los Angeles Times CAIRO — An Egyptian judge on Monday sentenced three journalists for the Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera to between seven and 10 years in prison on terrorism-related charges, stunning their supporters and raising an immediate outcry from human rights advocates. The harsh sentence came only a day after […]

June 23, 2014