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MK Sukkot:

'AG did not try to save Arutz Sheva'

Religious Zionist Party MK Zvi Sukkot claims the new ban on Al Jazeera is ineffective due to the many restrictions imposed by the Attorney General.

'AG did not try to save Arutz Sheva'

Coalition MKs amend law to shut down Al Jazeera

MKs from the coalition change a government bill to shutter Al Jazeera in Israel. 'Unprecedented and important.'

Coalition MKs amend law to shut down Al Jazeera

Government passes draft bill to shutter Al Jazeera

Israel's government approves in telephone vote a draft bill to close Al Jazeera's Israel offices, following revelations that one of their 'journalists' was a Hamas commander.

Government passes draft bill to shutter Al Jazeera

Danon: 'We cannot do half a job this time'

MK Danny Danon calls on the Israeli government to continue the war until the complete eradication of Hamas.

Danon: 'We cannot do half a job this time'

UK woman sentenced to 6th year in Iranian jail for 'propaganda'

British-Iranian national accused of 'spreading propaganda' by Iranian court handed a 6th year in prison.

UK woman sentenced to 6th year in Iranian jail for 'propaganda'

Hamas leader: Only force will work against Israel

Deputy Hamas leader accuses PA of adopting policy that allows Israel to control Judea and Samaria.

Hamas leader: Only force will work against Israel

Al-Jazeera director won't participate in Israeli seminar

Following Arutz Sheva report, Netanyahu instructs GPO not to allow Al-Jazeera's Israel director to participate at a seminar on Thursday.

Al-Jazeera director won't participate in Israeli seminar

Arab commentators: ‘Zionist lobby’ influences Hollywood

In a talk show on Al-Jazeera, commentators claim that the “Zionist lobby” influences Hollywood to demonize Arabs and Muslims.

Arab commentators: ‘Zionist lobby’ influences Hollywood

Danish journalists to Israel: Don't close Al-Jazeera

Danish Union of Journalists says it is not in Israel's interest to close Jerusalem office of Al-Jazeera.

Danish journalists to Israel: Don't close Al-Jazeera

Amnesty International against closure of Al-Jazeera

Amnesty International says Israel's decision to close Al-Jazeera sends a "chilling message".

Amnesty International against closure of Al-Jazeera

Al-Jazeera blasts Israel's closure plans

Al-Jazeera threatens Israel with legal measures if it goes through with plans to ban it.

Al-Jazeera blasts Israel's closure plans

Israel to ban Al Jazeera

Communications Ministry says Al Jazeera offices in Jerusalem to be closed, journalists to lose credentials.

Israel to ban Al Jazeera

Communications Minister looking into Al-Jazeera closure

Communications Minister Ayoob Kara to hold discussions on Al-Jazeera following request by Netanyahu.

Communications Minister looking into Al-Jazeera closure

Al-Jazeera dismisses Netanyahu's threat

Qatari-owned network rejects Netanyahu's call to have it expelled from Israel due to incitement.

Al-Jazeera dismisses Netanyahu's threat

Netanyahu: Al-Jazeera will be gone from Israel

Prime Minister Netanyahu vows to pass the necessary laws to remove Qatari network from Israel.

Netanyahu: Al-Jazeera will be gone from Israel

Liberman supports closing Al-Jazeera

Defense Minister says there's no reason for Al-Jazeera to continue to transmit from Israel.

Liberman supports closing Al-Jazeera

Al-Jazeera comes under hacker attack

Pan-Arab satellite network says it is combating a large-scale cyber attack on its media platform.

Al-Jazeera comes under hacker attack

Jordan downgrades ties with Qatar

Jordan follows other Middle East countries, reduces diplomatic representation with Qatar and revokes Al-Jazeera's license.

Jordan downgrades ties with Qatar

Rift between Saudi Arabia and Qatar to widen?

Saudi Arabia continues blocking Qatari news site, slams refusal to isolate Iran; Iran warns Saudi Arabian government 'will be annihilated.'

Rift between Saudi Arabia and Qatar to widen?

Several Arab countries block Al-Jazeera website

Website of Qatari-owned television network blocked in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Egypt.

Several Arab countries block Al-Jazeera website

Navy begins takeover of women's flotilla to Gaza

The Israeli Navy began Wednesday to prepare its takeover of women's flotilla which is attempting to break what it terms the "siege" of Gaza.

Navy begins takeover of women's flotilla to Gaza

Egypt Summons UK Ambassador Over Comments on Journalists

Egypt's Foreign Ministry summons British ambassador to protest comments he made after a judge sentenced three journalists to prison.

Egypt Summons UK Ambassador Over Comments on Journalists

Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Reporters to Prison

Egyptian court sends three Al-Jazeera reporters to prison for broadcasting false news. Washington calls for ruling to be overturned.

Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Reporters to Prison

Hamas Propaganda Video Sheds Light on Soldier's Abduction

In new video, Hamas claims Israel picked up the body of a terrorist, thinking it was abducted soldier Hadar Goldin.

Hamas Propaganda Video Sheds Light on Soldier's Abduction

Report: Israel Launched Airstrikes in Syria

Hours after IDF soldiers eliminate a terror cell in the Golan, reports emerge of IAF airstrikes in Syria.

Report: Israel Launched Airstrikes in Syria

Bennett: Iran are 'Liars'

Jewish Home chairman Naftali Bennett notes the notion of Iran talks succeeding is 'ridiculous' in Al-Jazeera interview.

Bennett: Iran are 'Liars'

'I'm Still Egypt's President', Insists Morsi as New Trial Begins

Former Egyptian president charged with leaking documents to Qatar, declares he doesn't recognize the court's authority.

'I'm Still Egypt's President', Insists Morsi as New Trial Begins

Egypt Court Releases 2 Al-Jazeera Journalists

Egyptian court orders the release of Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed pending retrial.

Egypt Court Releases 2 Al-Jazeera Journalists

Canada Hopes Egypt will Free Al-Jazeera Journalist Soon

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says he is hopeful Egyptian-Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy will be released soon.

Canada Hopes Egypt will Free Al-Jazeera Journalist Soon

Saudi Prince Launches Channel to Compete with Al-Jazeera

Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal launches new pan-Arab satellite news channel aimed at challenging other networks.

Saudi Prince Launches Channel to Compete with Al-Jazeera

Egypt Releases One of Three Detained Al-Jazeera Reporters

Australian Peter Greste, a reporter for Al-Jazeera, released from Egyptian prison after more than a year behind bars.

Egypt Releases One of Three Detained Al-Jazeera Reporters

Egyptian Court Orders Retrial for Al-Jazeera Reporters

Egypt's top court orders retrial of three Al-Jazeera reporters who were accused of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood.

Egyptian Court Orders Retrial for Al-Jazeera Reporters

Al-Jazeera Shuts Down Egypt Channel

Qatari-owned Al-Jazeera news network shuts down its Egypt channel, quieting a major source of tension between the two countries.

Al-Jazeera Shuts Down Egypt Channel

Al Jazeera Shows Alleged Attack Tunnel 'Ready for Action'

'The resistance is ready,' a terrorists tells Al-Jazeera - with missiles and weapons caches behind him.

Al Jazeera Shows Alleged Attack Tunnel 'Ready for Action'

Liberman Pushes to Ban Al-Jazeera from Israel

Foreign Minister lashes out at broadcasting network's ties with Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas; says it has 'no semblance of reliability.'

Liberman Pushes to Ban Al-Jazeera from Israel

Accusations Fly After Report Claims UAE Supports Israel

Al-Jazeera claimed UAE supports Operation Protective Edge, prompting a fiery response from Abu Dhabi.

Accusations Fly After Report Claims UAE Supports Israel

Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Journalists to Jail

Egyptian court sentences three Al-Jazeera journalists to jail terms from seven to 10 years. World condemns the verdict.

Egypt Sentences Al-Jazeera Journalists to Jail

Al-Jazeera Host with Rare Praise for Israel

Surprising praise for IDF on pan-Arab TV: why can’t the Syrian army learn from Israel?

Al-Jazeera Host with Rare Praise for Israel

Egypt: Journalists Arrested for Meeting with Muslim Brotherhood

Correspondents arrested on charges of meeting with the islamists; move signals a further breakdown in freedom of the press.

Egypt: Journalists Arrested for Meeting with Muslim Brotherhood

Al-Jazeera Fires Reporter for Questioning Arafat 'Assassination'

Ken Silverstein, one of the original authors of the network's coverage of Swiss investigation, reportedly fired after citing media bias.

Al-Jazeera Fires Reporter for Questioning Arafat 'Assassination'

Al-Jazeera Plans British, French News Channels

The Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television network announced Monday that it is preparing to launch a news channel in Britain.

Al-Jazeera Plans British, French News Channels

Al-Jazeera Journalist Killed by Syrian Sniper

Sniper kills an Al-Jazeera reporter in southern Syria, the second such shooting of a journalist in two days.

Al-Jazeera Journalist Killed by Syrian Sniper

Arafat's Widow Questioned as 'Poisoning' Saga Continues

In the ongoing saga of the circumstances of the death of Yasser Arafat, French investigators have questioned his widow.

Arafat's Widow Questioned as 'Poisoning' Saga Continues

Media Watchdog with Ties to White House Linked to Al-Jazeera

Media Matters for America, the left-leaning media watchdog that has come under fire for its anti-Semitic rhetoric, has links to Al-Jazeera.

Media Watchdog with Ties to White House Linked to Al-Jazeera

Hamas Furious Over Lackluster Al-Jazeera Coverage

Hamas is angry that al-Jazeera does not consider them the most important news of the day, and claims it favors Israel!

Hamas Furious Over Lackluster Al-Jazeera Coverage