Al Jazeera Mubasher

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Al Jazeera Mubasher
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Launched April 14, 2005
Network Al Jazeera
Owned by Al Jazeera Media Network
Country Qatar
Language Arabic
Broadcast area Worldwide
Sister channel(s) Al Jazeera, Al Jazeera Turk, Al Jazeera Documentary
Website http://mubasher.aljazeera.net/
Streaming media
Livestation Jazeera Mubasher (Free, 502 Kbit/s)

Al Jazeera Mubasher (Arabic: الجزيرة مباشر‎, is a television channel launched by Al Jazeera on April 15, 2005. It is an all-Arabic channel that broadcasts conferences live without editing or commentary, using subtitles when translation is needed. The channel is also sometimes referred to as Al Jazeera Live,[1] as Mubasher is an Arabic word for Live (as in live broadcast).

Al Jazeera Mubasher is the first channel of its kind in the Arab world and is similar to the U.S. channel C-SPAN and UK channel BBC Parliament.

Egyptian Channel[edit]

A similar channel called Al Jazeera Mubasher Misr or Al Jazeera Live Egypt operated in Egypt based in Cairo from 2011 to 2013. The channel functioned similar to its main counterpart but was shut down by the Egyptian government after the 2013 Egyptian coup d'état on allegations the channel was pro-Morsi. The channel's staff were arrested but later released.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Al-Jazeera launches new channel

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