Middle East

Sudan army says protest site a threat, closes Al Jazeera office

Military rulers warn action to be taken against 'unruly elements' at Khartoum sit-in, main point of protest movement.

Sudan army says protest site a threat, closes Al Jazeera office

Press Freedom

Egyptian court orders release of Al Jazeera journalist

Mahmoud Hussein's release order follows more than two years of imprisonment without charge or trial.

Egypt: Court orders release of journalist Mahmoud Hussein

AJ IMPACT

Al Jazeera launches business site AJ Impact

AJ Impact will offer English-language coverage of business and economic stories that affect the global economy.

Al Jazeera launches business site AJ Impact

Human Rights

AJ Shorts wins human rights press award in Hong Kong

Digital documentary Growing up too Fast in Afghanistan was recognised in the short video category.

AJ Shorts wins human rights press award in Hong Kong

Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera applauds release of Reuters journalists in Myanmar

Network calls for the release of every reporter arbitrarily arrested worldwide, including Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein.

Al Jazeera applauds release of Reuters journalists in Myanmar

Rohingya

Al Jazeera's 100 Faces of Rohingya wins Drum Online Media Award

Photojournalist Showkat Shafi wins prize for powerful curation highlighting the portraits of 100 Rohingya refugees.

Al Jazeera's 100 Faces of Rohingya wins Drum Online Media Award

Media

Al Jazeera wins four Webby awards

Network's AJ Short film, virtual reality unit Contrast, and AJ+ online series In Real Life among the 2019 winners.

Al Jazeera wins four Webby awards

Media

Al Jazeera wins record prize haul at New York awards festival

Qatar-based media network wins 49 prizes for various news, programmes, digital and creative content.

Al Jazeera wins record prize haul at New York awards festival

Australia

Australian PM denounces foreign vote meddling after NRA report

Scott Morrison says laws were made to 'criminalise taking foreign political donations' to prevent lobbyists' influence.

Pakistan

Al Jazeera reporter Asad Hashim wins AFP's Kate Webb Prize

Hashim won the prize for his coverage of the plight of ethnic Pashtuns and blasphemy issues in his native Pakistan.

Al Jazeera reporter Asad Hashim wins AFP's Kate Webb Prize

Sudan

Al Jazeera's Witness wins prestigious award for Sudan documentary

Sudan's Forgotten Films follows the journey of two men as they attempt to rescue the African nation's film archive.

Al Jazeera's Witness wins prestigious award for Sudan documentary

United States

NSA broke into secure network of Al Jazeera and others: report

The NSA intelligence agency spied on Al Jazeera in 2006, when George Bush criticised the network for its reporting.

NSA broke into secure network of Al Jazeera and others: report

Journalism under fire

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Hussein spends 600th day in Egyptian prison

Hussein has been jailed in Cairo without charge since December 2016 after returning from Qatar to visit his family.

Press Freedom

Demand Press Freedom: Al Jazeera launches new campaign

Network to host events and international forums to highlight the conditions of journalists arrested across the world.

Demand Press Freedom: Al Jazeera launches new campaign

Press Freedom

Al Jazeera renews call demanding press freedom

New campaign comes year after three Gulf countries and Egypt attempted to close network as part of anti-Qatar blockade.

Al Jazeera renews call demanding press freedom