Bilal Randeree

Online producer for one of the world's most dynamic and interesting news platforms - Al Jazeera English (AJE) based in Doha, Qatar.

Responsible for AJE's social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and blogs. Worked on coverage of major news stories globally and in the Middle East, using innovative and creative online solutions.

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Concerns over fate of Syrian prisoner

Supporters of software engineer call for his release after reports of him being held in a military prison.

Arts & Culture

Jacob Zuma asks court to ban 'Spear' portrait

South Africa's president takes legal action against art gallery for painting that depicts his genitals.


South Africa vandals deface risque Zuma art

Social media websites abuzz after paint splashed on painting of South African president shown with genitals exposed.


Meeting TEDx organisers from around the world

Interviews with some of the 650 TEDx organisers from 90 different countries that gathered in Qatar for the TEDxSummit.

US & Canada

Spreading "ideas worth spreading"

More than 650 organisers gathered in Qatar's capital Doha to celebrate three years of TEDx.


Rights groups mark one year of Syria uprising

Unite For Syria campaign enlists celebrities and activists to press UN Security Council to pass Syria resolution.


Turkish journalists missing in Syria

Family and friends of two journalists protest at Ankara's Syria embassy demanding details on whereabouts of missing duo.


Uproar over arrest of Palestinian activist

Fadi Quran, a Palestinian activist, set to appear in an Israeli court for the second time since his arrest on Friday.

Human Rights

Reaction to Whitney Houston's death

Friends and fans pay tribute to the superstar singer after it was announced that she had died in a LA hotel.

Middle East

Support grows for Palestinian hunger striker

Khader Adnan's "life is in danger" after more than 50 days without food in protest against his detention without charge.

Business & Economy

Nigeria's oil woes continue

Unions threaten to halt oil output from Africa's biggest exporter after government drops subsidy on imported fuel.


Debates on Syria's future abound on Twitter

Spokesman for the Syrian foreign ministry engages in rare public discussion with anonymous opposition member.