Al Jazeera coming to America: Controversial network ready to hit U.S. TV markets

Former Qatari emir Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, who founded Al Jazeera, has provided millions of dollars to the fundamentalist Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, and openly promotes Hamas, a U.S.-designated terrorist group that controls the Gaza Strip. Sheik Hamad has pledged $250 million to protect Islamic culture in Jerusalem, a city the Palestinians want to control as part of their coveted statehood.

While the media company is making claims that the U.S. is falling in love with its brand of news, nearly two dozen of its reporters in Egypt quit in protest this month, saying Al Jazeera’s leadership directed them to produce pro-Muslim Brotherhood stories.

Former reporter Haggag Salama told the Gulf News website that Al Jazeera was “airing lies and misleading viewers.”

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/jul/23/coming-soon-al-jazeera-america-hit-us-tv-markets/

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