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Israel the Latest Middle Eastern Nation to Ban Qatar’s Al-Jazeera

August 6, 2017 8:14 PM
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Israel the Latest Middle Eastern Nation to Ban Qatar’s Al-Jazeera

JERUSALEM — Israel said Sunday it plans to ban Qatar's flagship Al-Jazeera network from operating in the country over allegations it incites violence, joining Arab nations that have shut down the broadcaster amid a separate political dispute. The news organization, in turn, said it will take legal action.

Communications Minister Ayoob Kara said he plans to revoke the press credentials of Al-Jazeera journalists, effectively preventing them from working in Israel.

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