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By MGoth On Thursday, February 12th, 2015
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Egypt court releases Al Jazeera journalists on bail

An Egyptian court has ordered the release of detained Al Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy on bail. Al Jazeera spokesperson Osama Saeed said: “Bail is a small step in the right direction, and More...

By MGoth On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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Ethiopia and Sudan arrest Egyptian spies near dam

By Staff The Ethiopian government and the government of South Sudan arrested three Egyptian spies on Monday, according to Sudanese media Upper Nile Times. The Egyptians were reportedly sent by Cairo government More...

By MGoth On Thursday, May 1st, 2014
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Al Jazeera detainee’s hunger strike reaches 100 days; wife joins hunger strike

Pressure on Egypt to allow Al Jazeera detainee medical attention •Abdullah Elshamy’s hunger strike reaches 100 days •Journalist’s wife begins her own hunger strike in solidarity Amid mounting concern More...

By MGoth On Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
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Al Jazeera takes legal action against Egyptian authorities

• Al Jazeera estimates losses in excess of $150 million Al Jazeera Media Network has submitted an official notification of dispute to the interim Egyptian government. The network says it is relying on a Bilateral More...

By MGoth On Monday, March 24th, 2014
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Top TV presenters unite to help free detained Al Jazeera staff

Some of the world’s most prominent presenters from multiple news organisations have highlighted the importance of journalism by asking their viewers to “imagine a world where reality is distorted; imagine being More...