Al jAzeera

  • Israel bans Norwegian doctor from Gaza

    Mads Gilbert, an outspoken Norwegian doctor and activist who treated patients at Gaza’s al-Shifa hospital during Israel’s assault on the Palestinian territory this summer, has been denied access to Gaza “indefinitely” by Israeli authorities. Gilbert told Al Jazeera on Friday that he was turned away from the Erez border crossing...
  • 529 Morsi backers sentenced to death in Egypt

    A court ordered the execution of 529 supporters of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi after only two hearings Monday, in the largest such sentencing in Egypt’s modern history. The unprecedented verdict comes amid an extensive crackdown on Morsi supporters, will is likely to be overturned on appeal, legal experts said....
  • Al-Jazeera journalist jailed in Egypt loses full use of arm

    One of the four jailed al-Jazeera journalists in Egypt no longer has full use of his arm after being denied proper medical treatment in prison for a shoulder injury suffered before he entered custody. In his first trip to a civilian hospital since his arrest in late December, the Canadian-Egyptian...
  • Al-Jazeera English Journalists Pictured Caged In A Cairo Courtroom

    Three journalists from the Al-Jazeera English broadcaster have been pictured on Wednesday caged in a courtroom in Cairo’s Tora prison. Canadian-Egyptian Cairo bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy, producer Baher Mohamed and correspondent Peter Greste – formerly of the BBC – have been charged with spreading false news and supporting the Muslim...