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Sisi wishes jailed Al-Jazeera journalists not tried

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:04

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has said he "wished" the three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists including an Austrailian were deported and not put on trial, conceding that the high profile case had been damaging for the country.

Egypt`s Sisi `wishes` jailed Jazeera reporters not tried

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 05:22

Egypt`s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Sunday said he "wished" three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists including an Australian had not been put on trial, conceding the case had been damaging, a newspaper reported.

Australian journos show solidarity with jailed reporters in Egypt

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 15:24

A group of Australian journalists delivered a statement to Egypt`s consulate in Sydney Monday demanding the release of jailed Australian reporter Peter Greste and his Al Jazeera colleagues.

Jailed Jazeera reporter donates funds to Sisi`s Egypt plan

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:04

An Al-Jazeera journalist whose jailing triggered global outrage has donated 15,000 Egyptian pounds to a fund initiated by the president to boost Egypt`s ailing economy, his brother said.

Silent journalists` protest for jailed Al-Jazeera staff

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:28

Hundreds of journalists from the BBC and other news organisations held a silent protest in London on Tuesday in support of Al-Jazeera reporters jailed by an Egyptian court.

Egypt`s Sisi `will not interfere in judiciary` after Jazeera trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 15:37

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi said on Tuesday Egypt`s authorities "will not interfere in judicial matters" a day after three Al-Jazeera journalists were jailed for between seven and 10 years.

Australia pushes for pardon of Jazeera reporter

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 14:29

Australia on Tuesday urged Egypt`s new leader Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to issue a presidential pardon for Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste to prove to the world Cairo is on a path to democracy.

Australia summons Egyptian diplomat to protest over journalist`s jailing

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 09:13

Australia summoned a senior Egyptian diplomat on Tuesday to protest against the sentencing of an Australian reporter, one of three Al Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years by an Egyptian judge in a verdict that left his family "shattered".

US condemns Egypt`s sentencing of journalists

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 05:45

Strongly condemning the verdicts rendered against three Al-Jazeera journalists and 15 others in Egypt, the US has said such prosecutions are fundamentally incompatible with the basic precepts of human rights and represent a "blow to democratic progress".

Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt, supporters stunned

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 14:34

Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years in Egypt on Monday after a court convicted them of helping a "terrorist organisation" by spreading lies, in a case that has raised questions about the country`s respect for media freedoms.

Egypt court finds al-Jazeera journalists guilty, sentences them for 7-10 yrs

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 11:11

An Egyptian court found the three al-Jazeera journalists guilty of aiding banned Muslim Brotherhood on Monday and sentenced them for 7-10 years.

Egypt releases hunger-striking Jazeera journalist

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 10:31

Egypt has released Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy, who has been on hunger strike for nearly five months in protest over his detention.