Workers at Al Jazeera in London have secured a new pay deal after four years of pay freezes.
Al Jazeera Media Network (AJMN) has appointed Euronews Group as its content and brand syndication agent to represent Al Jazeera’s digital brand AJ+ at a worldwide scale.
Al Jazeera has threatened legal action after the Israeli communications minister said the government intended to close the news channel’s Jerusalem bureau and shut down its cable and satellite transmissions.
Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have called for the closure of Al Jazeera.
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the UAE have banned the sale of Bein Sports receivers, smart cards and subscriptions in their markets.
The websites and digital platforms of Al Jazeera Media Network are undergoing systematic and continual hacking attempts, Al Jazeera said.
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have decided to cut diplomatic relations with Qatar on Monday, close the borders and airspace. A move, which could also impact distribution of Qatar based broadcasters Al Jazeera and Bein Sports.
Al Jazeera Media Network says it’s to reduce its workforce as part of what it describes as an “optimisation initiative”.
AJ+ has launched on Apple TV making content available through an app on the big screen as it has been focused solely on native mobile and social distribution of content to-date.
Al Jazeera Media Network has appointed Dima Khatib as Managing Director of AJ+.