Exclusive: The Taliban says it’s working to put together its own air force. Al Jazeera’s @osamabinjavaid obtained access to the hangar where a team of experts is working to refurbish destroyed military hardware left behind by foreign forces ⤵️
The University of Toronto released statements Wednesday calling the claims put forward by Al Jazeera “troubling to all of us,” and Trinity College said it will be conducting an external probe into the issue.
"We can't talk about Colin Powell without talking about his legacy as [US] secretary of state and the Iraq war of 2003.” Al Jazeera's @KamahlAJE spoke to former US Assistant Secretary of State P J Crowley about Powell’s legacy ⤵️
EXCLUSIVE: Abdul Qahar Balkhi, from the Taliban’s Cultural Commission, spoke to Al Jazeera in the group’s first official interview since it took control of Kabul a week ago. He revealed more about the Taliban’s vision for Afghanistan's future ⤵️
⭕ LIVE footage of the moment an Israeli air raid bombed the offices of Al Jazeera and The Associated Press in Gaza City ⬇️ 🔴 LIVE updates:
This is the moment Israeli police arrested and assaulted Al Jazeera's Givara Budeiri, who was covering a demonstration in Sheikh Jarrah. Her arrest drew sharp condemnation from press freedom advocates and media watchdogs ⬇
“I have been working here for 11 years. I have been covering many events from this building ... now everything, in two seconds, just vanished.” - Al Jazeera’s Safwat al-Kahlout. Israel bombs offices of Al Jazeera and AP news agency. 🔴 LIVE updates:
Israel targeted and then destroyed the Al Jazeera office in Gaza. It bombed the building where Al Jazeera and Associated Press journalists worked, after giving them a warning to leave. Attacking journalists and media organizations is illegal under international law.
An Israeli airstrike destroyed the Al Jazeera office in Gaza. The Israeli military warned they would hit the building that houses media organizations including the AP. Journalists who worked there had been reporting on the Israeli attacks on Gaza.
Israel just destroyed the Al-Jazeera and Associated Press offices in Gaza. In case it wasn't already clear, the IDF behaves this way because they know they can get away with it. To be effective, the international response must go far beyond the usual hand-wringing
If journalistic solidarity means anything whatsoever, it should mean, at the bare minimum, unreservedly speaking out about Israel wiping out the building housing media organisations such as Associated Press and Al-Jazeera