Egypt's top court has ordered a retrial of three reporters whose imprisonment on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood triggered global outrage.
The Egypt case has received international attention, but less attention has been given to journalists under fire in the rest of Africa.
Al-Jazeera staffers are found guilty despite clearly flawed evidence presented by the prosecution.
Al-Jazeera is only one part of a puzzle of the growing restrictions on the freedom of expression of ordinary Egyptians, writes Azad Essa.
A team of Al Jazeera journalists has been detained for three days in eastern Niger, where they are being held inside a prison cell.
The pan-Arab news giant is laying the groundwork for the launch of al-Jazeera America after its purchase of Current TV, a struggling US cable channel.
Libyan students protested in Benghazi after angry demonstrators lobbed grenades and stormed the offices of the ruling NTC -- then its deputy resigned.
Instead of disguising himself in time-honoured fugitive tradition, this terrorist enjoyed provoking his enemies by distributing images of his face.
al-Jazeera English has new-found global popularity, a further sign that the West may be losing its grip on international news.
Demonstrators in Lebanon's Sunni bastion of Tripoli torched an al-Jazeera van while protesting the likely appointment of a Hezbollah-backed premier.
Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and his aides have accused al-Jazeera of lies and distortion for publishing the "Palestine Papers".
Mysterious jamming of TV broadcasts of the Soccer World Cup by the Arabic satellite channel al-Jazeera has been traced to Jordan.
Lanseria airport has reopened after the wreckage of a plane which had to belly land was removed from its runway on Sunday.
Al-Qaeda's North Africa network has claimed responsibility for the abduction of two Canadian diplomats and four European tourists in Niger.
It was not 20 minutes after a bomb blast in Chad and the footage was already being aired on al-Jazeera.
Kalay Maistry (33) is the newly appointed Southern Africa correspondent for al-Jazeera International, the new 24-hour English-language news channel.
Tony Burman, the new boss of al-Jazeera English, turns 60 on Friday, but he may choose to keep the champagne on ice for a while.