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Wadah Khanfar

A Month of Controversy and Hope

Wadah Khanfar | Posted 09.02.2015 | Media
Wadah Khanfar

Part of the spirit of the age of networking and social communication is ending exclusion and the elitism of traditional pyramids of power. It is opening up a vast flat playing field of dialogue. This is exactly what the Arab world needs.

Michael Calderone

Former Top Al Jazeera Chief's Warning For American Network | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

Wadah Khanfar, the former Director General of Al Jazeera, said Monday that he believes Al Jazeera America can fill space in the U.S. cable market with...

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

WATCH: Wadah Khanfar Lets Loose On Egyptian Military, U.S Hypocrisy | Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 09.28.2013 | World

Former Director General of Al Jazeera Wadah Khanfar joined me Monday for a wide-ranging conversation on the ongoing violence in Egypt, slamming the mi...

Former Al Jazeera Chief's Warning To The Media | Posted 08.01.2012 | Media

Wadar Khanfar, the former general manager of Al Jazeera Wadar, warned news outlets today about embracing "the narrative of the government" as he accus...

Joshua Hersh

Iran Strike Would Be A 'Disaster' For Fragile Arab Spring, Says Ex-Al Jazeera Head | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.24.2012 | World

A strike on Iran would be a "disaster" for the Middle East's burgeoning democracies, said Wadah Khanfar, the former director general of Al Jazeera, in...

Former Director's Admission About Al Jazeera

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.29.2011 | Media

Wadah Khanfar, the former head of Al Jazeera who stepped down in September, said on Monday that many Middle Eastern governments pressured his network ...

Joshua Hersh

Wadah Khanfar, Ex-Al Jazeera Boss, Dismisses Rumors About His Resignation | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.28.2011 | World

When Wadah Khanfar, the director general of the Al Jazeera network, stepped down from his job last week, rumors flew: he'd been forced out, he'd been ...

WATCH: Al jazeera Chief Responds To Scandal Allegations

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.04.2011 | Media

Al Jazeera's outgoing news director strongly denied that his sudden departure from the Middle East's leading news network had anything to do with a Wi...

Tears for a Journalist: Change in the Middle East Comes at High Cost

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Clemons

Last night, while in a private meeting with the director general of Al Jazeera, I saw him get called out for an emergency call. I watched his face and instantly knew that a tragedy had happened.

Bianca Bosker

'Birth Of A New Era' In The Middle East? | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As some worry about the future of the Middle East following the ousting of Egypt and Tunisia's top leaders, Al Jazeera Director General Wadah Khanfar ...