The Qatari media network’s launch of Rightly, a digital platform that will cater to US conservatives, could be part of a strategy to future-proof Doha from political blowback.
"Rightly" will be a "new US-based digital platform that will generate content for audiences currently underrepresented in today's media environment," says Qatar-based broadcaster.
Mahmoud Hussein was detained in December 2016 after arriving in Cairo from Doha on charges of spreading false news, joining a banned group, and receiving foreign funds.
Saudi Arabia has lifted its blockade of Qatar after a three and a half year stalemate. So what triggered a change of heart?
The virtual meeting between foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council prepares ground for the 41st session of the GCC Summit, according to Bahrain.
Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto has said it traced malware that infected the personal phones of 36 journalists, producers, anchors and executives at Al Jazeera back to the Israel-based NSO Group.
A new report urges the Saudi-led blockade to be lifted immediately and condemned punitive measures as a violation of human rights.
Billed as a speech explaining France’s position to the Muslim world, Macron managed to instead raise more questions than answers.
French President Emmanuel Macron's office said his interview with Al Jazeera was aimed at clarifying misunderstandings around France’s position and the president's words which they say have been taken out of context.
The timing combined with Emirati lobbying efforts makes it likely that the order was part of the UAE-Israel deal.
Covid-19 continues to take a toll on the media industry, as organisations downsize amid a dramatic shortfall in advertising revenues.
The arrest of Mohamed Monir comes as Egypt steps up a press crackdown that it has been waging since Abdel Fattah el Sisi became president in 2014.
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