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  • Al Gore's sale of CurrentTV faces backlash in court

    Just two months after selling his television network, Al Gore is back on the defensive.

  • Pan-Arab Al-Jazeera buys Current TV from Al Gore

    With its purchase of left-leaning Current TV, the Pan-Arab news channel Al-Jazeera has fulfilled a long-held quest to reach tens of millions of U.S. homes. But its new audience immediately got a little smaller.

  • Al-Jazeera pays $500M for Current TV

    Al-Jazeera has a growing reputation for serious news gathering and its reporters have won some of the biggest awards in journalism. What the Pan-Arab news network doesn't have is a significant presence in the U.S.

  • Al-Jazeera buys Current TV from Al Gore

    Al-Jazeera, the Pan-Arab news channel that struggled to win space on American cable television, has acquired Current TV, boosting its reach in the U.S. nearly ninefold to about 40 million homes. With a focus on U.S. news, it plans to rebrand the left-leaning news network that cofounder Al Gore couldn't make relevant.

  • French photojournalist from SIPA Press agency Alfred Yaghobzadeh is being treated by anti-government protesters after being wounded during clashes between pro-government supporters and anti-government protesters, in Cairo's central Tahrir Square, Wednesday Feb. 2, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. (AP Photo)

    U.S. condemns attacks on journalists in Cairo

    Foreign journalists were beaten with sticks and fists by pro-government mobs on Thursday, and dozens were detained by security forces. The U.S. condemned what it called the "systematic targeting" of the reporters, photographers and film crews who have brought searing images of Egyptian protests to the world.

  • FIFA, Al-Jazeera strike World Cup broadcast deal

    FIFA says Qatar-based broadcaster Al-Jazeera has bought rights to show the 2018 and 2022 World Cups across the Middle East and North Africa.

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