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Egypt Extend Detention Of Al Jazeera Journalist For The 11th Time

Authorities in Egypt have extended the detention of Al Jazeera journalist Mahmoud Hussein for the 11th time. He was arrested on spurious charges after he was stopped and questioned by the authorities in December 2016, while he was travelling to Cairo for a holiday with his family. Hussein has been …

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Blockading States Using Al Jazeera To Hide Realities: Doha Resident

Mir Mohammal Ali, a Doha resident, claims that the demand of Al Jazeera’s closure by the Saudi-led bloc is another form of pressure tactic, Ali said while talking at Qatar Urdu Radio’s live show ‘Haqeeqat’. “The fact that the blockading countries are targeting media shows they do not want people …

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Dubai Security Chief Ignites Controversy With His Comment

Dubai Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan, who had earlier created controversy by tweeting that the crisis would end immediately, if Qatar gave up on 2022 World Cup, has once again sparked outrage. The senior official called for the bombing of Al Jazeera, the Doha-based media network. He attacked Al Jazeera through …

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Emir Participates In The Celebrations Of Al Jazeera’s 21st Anniversary

The Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani took part in the 21st anniversary of Al Jazeera Network with a focus on channel’s success and future projects. The chairman of the network Sheikh hamad bin Thamer al Thani praised the support of Emir, highlighting Sheikh Tamim’s statement a few …

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Emir Firm On His Stand And Refuses To Give Up

Qatar has remained strong and dignified despite the illegal siege by the four Arab states, the emir has led the way and has refused to bend to the pressure from blockading nations. He once again reaffirmed his stand during an interview with US broadcaster. Talking to host Charlie Rose, the …

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Qatari Envoy Criticizes Siege Imposed By Saudi-Led Bloc

Qatar’s Ambassador to Germany H E Sheikh Saud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said that the siege imposed on Qatar by the four Arab states doesn’t just harm Qatar, but also the investors in the region, pointing out the economic consequences the siege will have. He said that Qatar provides 40 …

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Snapchat’s Al Jazeera Ban Is An Online Version Of Blockade

After banning Al Jazeera on Saudi’s TV screens and blocking access to its site on the internet, Saudi Arabian authorities have asked Snapchat to remove Al Jazeera from its app. Following the request from the authorities, Snapchat decided to block Al Jazeera citing local laws. The move is considered as …

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Snapchat Removes Al Jazeera In Saudi Arabia

Snapchat has removed Qatari broadcaster Al Jazeera from its picture messaging app in Saudi Arabia at the request of Saudi authorities. The Snapchat sources said that the request came before the weekend. “We make an effort to comply with local laws in the countries where we operate,” a spokesperson for …

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