Israel accuses the award-winning network of supporting terrorism and decided to close the network's Jerusalem bureau, despite charges of a media clampdown.
Al Jazeera is denouncing Israel's decision to shut down its bureau in Jerusalem. The international broadcaster says Israel is trying to silence independent journalism.
The Qatar-based media organisation said it would legally challenge Israel's decision to shut down the network in Jerusalem,
The decision adds further pressure on Qatar, which is already involved in a dispute in the region. Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have all severed diplomatic and commercial ties with their Arab neighbour.
TRT World's Rahul Radhakrishnan has more.