News presenter Tazeen Ahmad dead: Former BBC news journalist dies at the age of 48

News presenter Tazeen Ahmad dead: Former BBC news journalist dies at the age of 48

Former BBC and Channel 4 news presenter Tazeen Ahmad has died at the age of 48. The award-winning journalist worked for BBC News, Channel 4 Dispatches and NBC. Tazeen’s brothers confirmed that she had died after battling cancer, leaving behind two sons. In a statement obtained by Aljazeera they said: “We remain immensely proud of […]

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Journalist resigns in protest as Al Jazeera pulls oligarch investigation | World news

Al Jazeera is at the centre of a row over its decision to pull an investigation into a black propaganda campaign waged against a London-based businessman whose Russian father-in-law, a mining magnate, has apparently fallen foul of rivals linked to the Kremlin. The journalist who carried out the investigation, Will Jordan, who has been with […]

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Sudan allows Al-Jazeera to reopen office

Sudan allows Al-Jazeera to reopen office

By AFPMore by this Author Khartoum, Sudan has allowed Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera to reopen its Khartoum office, which they had shut down in May, the channel’s director in the Sudanese capital told AFP Friday. “The Sudanese authorities have agreed to let us resume our work in covering Sudan,” Al-Musallami Al-Kabbashi said. The Al-Jazeera crew had […]

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‘I’d like to meet them’: al-Jazeera says James Ashby wanted NRA trip | Media

The al-Jazeera journalist behind a secretly-filmed documentary exposing One Nation figures discussing tactics to weaken Australia’s firearms laws has defended the project, saying senior party official James Ashby wanted to meet with the National Rifle Association and wasn’t lured there unwillingly. Pauline Hanson has gone on the offensive after the How to Sell a Massacre […]

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Pauline Hanson suggests Port Arthur massacre was a government conspiracy | Australia news

Pauline Hanson has implied that the 1996 Port Arthur massacre was a government conspiracy, in comments recorded secretly by al-Jazeera. The second part of al-Jazeera’s undercover operation also reveals senior One Nation figures discussing how Australia’s strict gun laws would need to be watered down over time, and being advised by the US gun lobby […]

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Pauline Hanson to take action over James Ashby and Steve Dickson – but not yet | Australia news

Pauline Hanson has declared she will take “all appropriate action” after her One Nation associates James Ashby and Steve Dickson were caught on video seeking a $20m donation from the National Rifle Association – but the appropriate action will have to wait until later in the week. The One Nation leader, who is reportedly unwell […]

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One Nation’s James Ashby says he was ‘on the sauce’ when seeking $20m from NRA | Australia news

Senior One Nation figures James Ashby and Steve Dickson had been “on the sauce” drinking scotch for “three or four hours” when discussing seeking a $20m donation from the National Rifle Association. Ashby and Dickson faced the media on Tuesday after an al-Jazeera investigation revealed the two men had sought millions in donations from the […]

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International English news channel Al Jazeera to stop broadcast in India?

Al Jazeera, an international English news channel, may have to stop broadcast in India as the Home Ministry has withdrawn the security clearance given to it. (Reuters) Al Jazeera, an international English news channel, may have to stop broadcast in India as the Home Ministry has withdrawn the security clearance given to it. The Qatar-based channel […]

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Zimbabwe court rejects opposition bid to annul election results | Zimbabwe News

Zimbabwe‘s Constitutional Court has unanimously dismissed a bid by the largest opposition coalition to annul the results of last month’s presidential election, which gave a victory to incumbent Emmerson Mnangagwa. Chief Justice Luke Malaba said on Friday that the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) alliance, led by Nelson Chamisa,  had failed to prove fraud accusations during the July 30 vote.  […]

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Thomas Cook moves 300 Egyptian hotel guests after death of couple

JERUSALEM: Israel said an MSF nurse shot at troops on the Gaza border this week, a charge the medical charity said Friday it was investigating as it confirmed the death of an employee.“Doctors Without Borders (MSF) confirms that one of its employees, Hani Mohammed Almajdalawi, was killed in Gaza on Monday, August 20, 2018,” the […]

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