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Air Force denies reenlistment after refusal of religious oath

Air Force denies reenlistment after refusal of religious oath

INDIAN SPRINGS, Nev., Sept. 7 (UPI) --An atheist airman was allegedly denied reenlistment by the Air Force after he refused to utter the words, "So help me God."
Fred Lambert
Al Gore sues Al Jazeera over $500 million Current TV sale that launched AJA

Al Gore sues Al Jazeera over $500 million Current TV sale that launched AJA

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 15 (UPI) --Former Vice President Al Gore is suing Al Jazeera, saying it's withholding money promised from sale of Current TV.
Matt Bradwell
Israeli airstrike hits U.N. shelter in Gaza, killing at least 15

Israeli airstrike hits U.N. shelter in Gaza, killing at least 15

GAZA CITY, Gaza, July 24 (UPI) --A United Nations school in Gaza, converted into a shelter, was bombed Thursday in an Israeli airstrike that killed at least 15 people, a U.N. spokesman said.
Ed Adamczyk
Al Gore, Kennedys attend funeral of longtime editor John Seigenthaler

Al Gore, Kennedys attend funeral of longtime editor John Seigenthaler

WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) --Former Vice President Al Gore and members of the Kennedy family attended the funeral of longtime Tennessee-based newspaper editor John Seigenthaler.
Gabrielle Levy
Egyptians must choose between Israeli TV or condemned Al Jazeera to watch World Cup

Egyptians must choose between Israeli TV or condemned Al Jazeera to watch World Cup

CAIRO, July 11 (UPI) --Egyptians are facing a World Cup dilemma as the only two channels that carry the games are Israeli TV and the government condemned Al Jazeera.
Aileen Graef
Egypt's Sisi: journalists should have been deported, not convicted

Egypt's Sisi: journalists should have been deported, not convicted

CAIRO, July 7 (UPI) --Egyptian President Abdel al-Sisi said Al Jazeera journalists should have been deported, rather than convicted, for supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
Ed Adamczyk
U.N. human rights head 'shocked' by Al Jazeera journalists' sentences in Egypt

U.N. human rights head 'shocked' by Al Jazeera journalists' sentences in Egypt

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 24 (UPI) --U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay condemned Monday's conviction and sentencing of three Al Jazeera journalists by an Egyptian court.
JC Finley
BBC observes moment of silence for imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists

BBC observes moment of silence for imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists

LONDON, June 24 (UPI) --The BBC held a silent protest Tuesday exactly 24 hours after three Al Jazeera journalists were sentenced to prison in Egypt for "spreading false news."
Aileen Graef
Egypt's al-Sisi says he will not intervene in Al Jazeera case

Egypt's al-Sisi says he will not intervene in Al Jazeera case

CAIRO, June 24 (UPI) --Egyptian President al-Sisi said he will not intervene in the case of three Al Jazeera journalists who were each sentenced to at least seven years in prison.
Ananth Baliga
White House condemns Al Jazeera reporters' sentencing in Egypt

White House condemns Al Jazeera reporters' sentencing in Egypt

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) --A White House statement Monday condemned the court sentences of Al Jazeera reporters in Egypt, calling the verdicts a "blow to democratic progress in Egypt."
Ed Adamczyk
Secretary Kerry: Prison sentences for Al Jazeera reporters 'deeply disturbing set-back' for Egypt

Secretary Kerry: Prison sentences for Al Jazeera reporters 'deeply disturbing set-back' for Egypt

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) --U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Monday's conviction of three Al Jazeera journalists "a deeply disturbing set-back to Egypt's transition."
JC Finley
Three Al Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt

Three Al Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt

CAIRO, June 23 (UPI) --An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists to seven years in prison for tailoring their news reports to support the Muslim Brotherhood.
Ananth Baliga

Blast rocks World Cup viewing area in northeastern Nigeria

KANO, Nigeria, June 17 (UPI) --World Cup fans were watching the Brazil-Mexico match at a an open-air viewing center in Damaturu, Nigeria, when an explosion ended the festivities.
Kate Stanton
Egyptian court frees al-Jazeera journalist after prolonged hunger strike

Egyptian court frees al-Jazeera journalist after prolonged hunger strike

CAIRO, June 17 (UPI) --Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah El-Shamy has been released from an Egyptian jail on medical grounds after being imprisoned since August 14 without charge.
JC Finley
Trial of jailed Al Jazeera journalists resumes in Cairo court

Trial of jailed Al Jazeera journalists resumes in Cairo court

CAIRO, June 5 (UPI) --The trial of three jailed Al Jazeera journalists resumed Thursday in Cairo.
JC Finley
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