Al Jazeera

Top Google Search Terms In Syria Show Just How Desperate People Are

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK

Syrians are scouring the internet for the nearest hospitals and routes out of the war-torn country, the top Google search terms reveal. In the past...

The Emotional Moment Peter Greste Hears Of Al-Jazeera Colleagues' Release

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK

Freed Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was filmed at the moment he learnt the fate of his two jailed colleagues. The 49-year-old veteran broadca...

Jailed Al-Jazeera Journalists 'Pardoned By Egyptian President'

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK

Two jailed journalists from Al-Jazeera English have reportedly been pardoned by the Egyptian president. The two - Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahm...

As Egypt Jails Al Jazeera Journalists, the West Still Tolerates El-Sisi

Nehad Ismail | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK
Nehad Ismail

Since taking power in a military coup in 2013, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has been every bit the tyrant, showing utter disregard for civil rights. And the Obama administration has long claimed it would lift the embargo only if Egypt showed "credible progress" toward restoring democracy."

Journalists Jailed For Doing Journalism

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK

Three Al Jazeera journalists have been sentenced to three years in prison for spreading "false news", the latest stage in a highly-politicised case th...

Al Jazeera Will Not Say Mediterranean 'Migrants' but We Should

Judith Vonberg | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK
Judith Vonberg

By rejecting the term and using 'refugee' instead as a means of arousing the empathy and compassion we should be feeling towards these people, Al Jazeera gives credence to the illiberal voices telling us that migrants are not worthy of our compassion.

Al Jazeera Raises Whole New Issue About Migrants For Us To Disagree On

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

A major broadcaster has denied "politicising" the migrant crisis by trying to more accurately describe those risking their lives to come to Europe. ...

Unlikely Emcees

Muneera Williams | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Muneera Williams

Sukina (my band member) and I often joke about performing to new audiences and how it takes about three songs before they get over the shock of hijabis running across the stage, telling them to throw their peace signs up.

Journalists Arrested For Flying Drones While Reporting On Illegal Flying Of Drones

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK

Three Al Jazeera journalists have been arrested for allegedly flying drones in Paris at night while filming a report about several drone sightings nea...

Peter Greste Reveals Surprising Secret Of Surviving 400 Days In An Egyptian Jail

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 19.02.2015 | UK

Meditation and running up to 10km a day in a narrow corridor helped Al Jazeera's Peter Greste survive his 400 days in prison in Egypt. Speaking to ...

What Your First Tweet Looks Like After Being Jailed In Egypt For 400 Days

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK

This is what freedom looks like for Al Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste, who has finally been released after enduring 400 days in an Egyptia...

A White Man's World

Sanjiev Johal | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Sport
Sanjiev Johal

It seems odd to suggest that football has a problem with race. A quarter of all footballers in England are black, but when it comes to black managers, the numbers are pitiful - only five black managers across 92 professional football clubs. At the beginning of this season, there were none.

Ex-Minister Basically Just Made Excuses For Egypt Not Realeasing Journalists Sooner

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK

A former foreign office minister has attempted to defend Egypt's reasons for taking so long to release an Australian Al Jazeera journalist jailed more...

Greste Celebrated With 'Beer And Pork' After Being Freed From Egyptian Jail

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK

Freed Al Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste "won't rest" until his colleagues are released, his family has said, as his family revealed he had...

After More Than A Year In Prison, Al Jazeera Journalist Is Free

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK

Australian journalist Peter Greste has been freed from an Egyptian jail after 400 days of imprisonment and has left the country, according to official...

Amal Clooney Received A Big Threat Over Her Work In Egypt

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK

Renowned human rights lawyer Amal Clooney was threatened with arrest by Egyptian authorities for highlighting flaws in the judiciary that were, she sa...

Imprisoned Al Jazeera Journalists Have A Reason To Be Hopeful

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.01.2015 | UK

More than a year after their arrest, three Al-Jazeera journalists have won the right to a retrial after they were jailed in what was condemned as a po...

One Year On, AJE Staff Still Held In Prison For Crime Of Journalism

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK

One long year after three Al-Jazeera English journalists were arrested in Egypt, they and their families are pleading for justice and an end to their ...

Motherhood on Ice: Why I Chose to Freeze My Eggs

Amanda Burrell | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Burrell

On my 43rd birthday I gave myself an unusual birthday present. I decided to freeze my eggs. İn the weeks leading up to this I'd been talking to people including doctors and women who'd frozen their eggs to help me make up my mind...

My Digital Addiction

Phil Lavelle | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Phil Lavelle

Would you - a shy Brit - rather spend a weekend locked up in a forest with a load of crazy Americans? Or would you give up your phone, tablet and eveything else and go cold turkey for four days? I did both this summer - and I felt like I was on the edge of a nervous breakdown an hour in.

David Cameron, Terror Suspects and the Human Rights Act

Dilly Hussain | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Politics
Dilly Hussain

Politicians in the UK are gearing up for next year's general election. Certain issues are already dividing the battleground, with one issue being proposed as a vote winner by the party in power, the Conservatives. That issue is the scrapping of the loved and loathed Human Rights Act (HRA)...

Can Pakistan Win It's Fight Against The Billion-Dollar Narcotics Trade?

Al Jazeera | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK

With more than six million drug users and rising, can Pakistan win its fight against the billion-dollar narcotics trade?...


The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK

Britain's most famous journalistic voices and faces have held a one-minute silent protest against the jailing in Egypt of colleagues from Al Jazeera w...

Jessica Elgot

9 Ludicrous Pieces Of Evidence Used In Egypt To Jail Al Jazeera Journalists | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK

It would be funny if it wasn't so utterly tragic. Prosecutors in Egypt used bizarre clips from pop videos, a journalist's holiday photos and docum...

Al Jazeera Staff Jailed For SEVEN YEARS In Egypt

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK

The Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt, including former BBC correspondent Peter Greste, have been sentenced to seven years in jail for "illegal...