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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
Imprisoned Al Jazeera journalist on hunger strike is close to death

Imprisoned Al Jazeera journalist on hunger strike is close to death

CAIRO, May 13 (UPI) --Jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah el-Shamy is reportedly close to dying after a hunger strike that has lasted more than 100 days.
Aileen Graef
Malaysian authorities revise last words from cockpit of missing Flight 370

Malaysian authorities revise last words from cockpit of missing Flight 370

March 31 (UPI) -- Malaysian authorities have issued a corrected account of the final words from the cockpit of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Kate Stanton
Trial of jailed Al Jazeera journalists adjourns until March 24

Trial of jailed Al Jazeera journalists adjourns until March 24

CAIRO, March 5 (UPI) -- An Egyptian court adjourned the trial of three Al Jazeera journalists, jailed since December 2013, until March 24.
JC Finley
#FreeAJStaff: Al Jazeera launches global day of action to free jailed journalists

#FreeAJStaff: Al Jazeera launches global day of action to free jailed journalists

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Al Jazeera declared Thursday a global day of action to campaign for the release of its jailed news team in Egypt.
JC Finley

Morsi supporters acquitted of inciting murder at protests

CAIRO, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- An Egyptian court Sunday acquitted an al Jazeera photographer and 61 supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi who were arrested during clashes in July.
Al-Jazeera journalist, imprisoned since December, loses Egyptian court appeal

Al-Jazeera journalist, imprisoned since December, loses Egyptian court appeal

CAIRO, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- An Al-Jazeera journalist who was arrested in December on terrorism charges lost an appeal to a Cairo court to release him from prison.
JC Finley
Egyptian authorities arrest son of Muslim Brotherhood leader

Egyptian authorities arrest son of Muslim Brotherhood leader

Dec. 31 (UPI) -- The son of senior Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed El-Beltagy was arrested Tuesday by Egyptian authorities on charges of rioting and violent acts.
JC Finley
Egypt arrests four Al Jazeera journalists

Egypt arrests four Al Jazeera journalists

Dec. 30 (UPI) -- On Sunday, the Egyptian government arrested four Al Jazeera journalists in Cairo, accusing them of "broadcasting news that threatens internal security and spreading false news" through their contact with and reporting on the Muslim Brotherhood organization.
JC Finley

U.S. citizen charged in UAE after posting satirical video

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- A U.S. citizen living in the United Arab Emirates has been imprisoned for posting a mocking YouTube video, a human rights group says.

Broadcaster David Frost dead at age 74

LONDON, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- British broadcaster David Frost -- best known for his interviews with former U.S. President Richard Nixon -- has died, his family said. He was 74.
Soledad O'Brien joins Al Jazeera America

Soledad O'Brien joins Al Jazeera America

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- Al Jazeera America says it has hired Soledad O'Brien as a special correspondent.

Egyptian TV's Yosri Fouda fractures neck in car crash

CAIRO, March 25 (UPI) -- Egyptian journalist and talk-show host Yosri Fouda was hospitalized in Cairo after suffering a fractured neck in a car accident, Ahram Online reported Monday.
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