Media Network has been awarded the UN Women for Peace Association (UNWFPA) "Awareness Award" for its focus on critical women's issues in the media network's programmes and news output.
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Media Network has been awarded the United Nations (UN) Women for Peace Association 'Awareness Award' for its focus on critical women's issues in the media network's programmes and news output, including the role its documentaries have had in promoting understanding and awareness on the plight of women and girls around the world.
by Times News ServiceAction from the AFC Cup Group A match between Oman's Suwaiq and Jordan's Al Jazeera
played at the Seeb Sports Stadium on Monday.
Many turned to Twitter to criticize Al Jazeera
's coverage of the unrest in Iran (Screengrab) LONDON: The Al Jazeera
network has been slammed for its coverage of recent protests in Iran, with critics claiming the Arabic station was slow to cover the events, and later offered reports that side with the "terrorist" regime in Tehran.
The background to the crisis with Qatar is its media policies that have, since the launch of Al Jazeera
TV channel, disdained the depth of our relationships.
The demand to shut down Al Jazeera
is not a bid to close down free speech, as John Simpson suggests ["Western silence over the threat to Al Jazeera
is just shameful", Comment, June 29]," said Almazroui in an article he wrote for the local daily newspaper London Evening Standard.
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says its Arabic channel Twitter account suspended NNA - Pan-Arab satellite network Al Jazeera
said on Saturday the Twitter account for its main Arabic language channel had been suspended and that it was working to get it back.
The account of al Jazeera
on twitter @ajarabic is currently suspended due to what seems to be an organised campaign and we are doing the necessary work to get the service back," al Jazeera
said on another of its Twitter accounts for its breaking news service.
Sheikh Hamad bin Thamer Al Thani, chairman of the board of Al Jazeera
Media Network, said Al Jazeera
has been reflecting "people's hopes, revealed their pains and expressed their ambitions".
Over the years, Al Jazeera
acquired considerable media and political clout, which increased its visibility but also embroiled it in controversy.
Qatar's Al Jazeera
broadcasting network is laying off about 500 employees or more than 10 percent of its staff, it announced on Sunday reflecting financial pressures on the tiny Gulf state due to low global prices for oil and natural gas.
North Korea has spent decades trying to perfect a multistage, long-range rocket," notes a report in Al Jazeera