Al Jazeera has announced that it is launching a new, English-language channel in North America in partnership with Al Jazeera World.
The new Al Jazeera United will premiere on Monday, January 17, 2019.
“Our first goal is to provide a wide range of news and analysis to our viewers around the world,” Al Jazeera Vice President and President of Al Jazeera Communications, Nasser al-Khatib, said in a statement.
Al Jazeera United is the new home for Al Jazeera’s content across the globe and will include Al Jazeera Arabic and Aljazeera English,” he added. “
This new channel will offer an unparalleled array of global content, including the world’s most comprehensive documentary series in English, including a documentary series on Syria, the Arab Spring and the war in Yemen.”
“The launch of Al- Jazeera United marks a significant step forward for Aljakbn, a new media empire that will launch in North American in the coming months. “
“From the beginning of our work, Al Jazeera had an ambitious vision of establishing a truly global news platform with a global audience. “
The launch of the new Al-Zaman channel will give us the chance to fulfill that vision,” Al-Khattib said. “
From the beginning of our work, Al Jazeera had an ambitious vision of establishing a truly global news platform with a global audience.
The launch of the new Al-Zaman channel will give us the chance to fulfill that vision,” Al-Khattib said.
“I am confident that Al Jazeera is poised to become a global powerhouse of journalism and news across the world.”
The news outlet launched in 2007 in North Africa and the Middle East.
“For years, Aljazan, the Arabic language news channel, has been the only place where news can be delivered to a global platform, with the full coverage of events, issues and the world at large,” Alkhatib said, adding that Al-Arabiya and AlJazeera are the two largest Arabic-language news channels in the world.
Al Jazeera President Abdulkader El-Hamidi said in the statement that Al Jazirah and Al Jafra are the “three pillars of the Al Jazeera vision”.
Al Jazeera said it was in talks with the owners of Al Jazeera America, and the network will be expanding its coverage across the US, Canada, and Mexico.
“Today, Al Jaziah has grown from a handful of reporters to one of the biggest news outlets in the Middle-East,” said Al Jazeera news director Mohamed Al Shamsi.
“In the coming years, we will expand Al Jazeerah to include more diverse audiences and to serve as a platform for Al Jabaedia, the leading Arabic news service.”
The launch is a significant milestone for Al jazirahs media ambitions.
Al Jairah and the Al Jafaedia service will be the backbone of Al jazaarah in the years to come, and Al jafra will provide a unique and compelling news experience,” Al Shamesi said.
The news organization has previously launched Al Jazeera Media Watch and Al Jadeed, two channels that offer a similar offering.
Al Shamasi added that the new channel would be produced and hosted by a new team of journalists and producers who will “exclusively deliver news, commentary, and cultural content across a broad spectrum of topics.”
Al Jazeera also announced that the network has signed a deal to create a new network of content.
Aljabedia and Aljuwa will also continue to provide their content across our channels,” Al Khattab said. “
All of our news and current affairs programming will be delivered on Al Jazeera American channels.
Aljabedia and Aljuwa will also continue to provide their content across our channels,” Al Khattab said.
Al Masdar News will provide news and commentary from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt, and other Middle Eastern countries.
Al Hayat will provide commentary from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, and Palestine.
Al Quds Al-Arabiya will provide English- and Arabic-style Arabic news and features from the region, covering politics, social issues, foreign affairs, economic affairs, and more.
Al Arabia News will deliver news and perspectives from Iraq, the Palestinian Territories, Syria and Iran.
Al Jaafari News will be produced by the English-speaking news agency and will feature commentary and analysis from the Middle Eastern and North African regions.
Al Jarida News will offer Arabic- and English-style news and views from the United States, Europe, and Asia.
Al Miqdaar News will present English-Language news and insights from North Africa, South Asia, the Middle South, Africa, and Europe.
Al Karama News will show news from North and Central Africa, the Mediterranean, and Central and South America