An investigation into the leaking of classified security documents by broadcaster Al Jazeera is under way, State Security Minister David Mahlobo said on Wednesday. “A full investigation has been launched into the purported leakage,” he said in a statement. “Its veracity and verification will be handled in terms of the[…]
The South African Security Agency (SSA) allegedly spied on Iran, Al-Jazeera reported on its website. According to the report, Al-Jazeera was in possession of documents –mainly exchanges between the SSA and its counterparts around the world — showing South Africa was monitoring Iranian agents. Al-Jazeera stated that the South African[…]
The retrial of two Al Jazeera journalists in an Egyptian court for their alleged links to the Muslim Brotherhood has been adjourned because of a lack of eyewitnesses. The case, which was set to resume on Monday, has been adjourned until March 8. The Court of Cassation ordered the retrial[…]
The retrial of two Al-Jazeera English journalists who face terror-related charges in a case widely criticized by human rights organizations and media groups is set to begin Monday in Egypt. Both acting bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed have been free on bail since earlier this month[…]
Freed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste says it is too soon to celebrate because his two colleagues still face retrial in Egypt. Greste was freed from an Egyptian prison earlier this month and his two colleagues were released last week. He told BBC on Thursday that the controversial court cases[…]
An Al-Jazeera English journalist who is getting to know his six-month-old son for the first time after spending more than a year in Egyptian prisons said Tuesday he was optimistic that a retrial beginning next week would exonerate him. Baher Mohammed, 31, was initially sentenced to 10 years before an[…]
An Egyptian judge ordered a pair of Al-Jazeera English journalists released on bail Thursday as their retrial on terror-related charges continues. The decision comes less than two weeks after the deportation of the reporters’ Australian colleague, Peter Greste, under a new law allowing Egypt’s president to deport foreign defendants or[…]
An Egyptian court is expected to begin on Thursday the retrial of Al Jazeera journalists on anti-terrorism charges in a case that has triggered an international outcry. The retrial by the Cairo Criminal Court is to be held more than a week after Egyptian authorities released and deported Australian Peter[…]
Egyptian authorities have set a date for the retrial of jailed Al Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy. The two journalists will appear in court on February 12 after spending 407 days in prison. An Al Jazeera spokesman said the retrial “should be a day of justice prevailing.” “Baher[…]
Canada’s foreign minister said Monday the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy from a prison in Egypt is “imminent.” Fahmy, a dual Egyptian-Canadian citizen, has relinquished his Egyptian citizenship as prerequisite to his deportation. Foreign Minister John Baird spoke to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. a day after Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste[…]
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