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Al Jazeera Launches English-language Website

HeadlineSep 02, 2003

The Arabic satellite television channel Al Jazeera has officially launched its English language website at the address English.aljazeera.net. During the invasion of Iraq, the network attempted to launch a scaled down English language site but the webpage was often inaccessible due to attacks by hackers.

Among the first stories on the website, Al Jazeera is reporting that nearly 40,000 of the U.S. military’s active troops are not US citizens. British MP George Galloway, accused the US of using so-called “green card” troops as cannon fodder.

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