Al Jazeera English

Al Jazeera English

1,000,000 - 5,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Broadcast live Al Jazeera TV and radio channels
  • Access to thousands of updated articles and media
  • Report news and send media to Al Jazeera
Cons
  • Needs design revamping
  • It doesn't run as smoothly as expected
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Expert's Review
7.2
Great

"From the Middle East to the globe"

Reviewed by / Mar 25, 2014

Al Jazeera English official app

Al Jazeera is the first international English-language news channel to broadcast across the globe from the Middle East. Al Jazeera has a global approach and broadcast all around the world.

In fact, you can live broadcast both Al Jazeera TV and radio channels right from this app. There's more though: Al Jazeera English app also features constantly up-to-date global stories divided by categories. Opinion, weather, blogs, sport, media archive... You name it. Tons of sources that will keep you in the loop 24/7.

If you are subjected to data plan restrictions you can download articles while over WiFi for later offline reading.

One of the added-value features of the app is that you can submit contributions. In other words, report news and send your media to Al Jazeera.

Although the amount of articles, media, sources and updating rhythm is indisputable, Al Jazeera English app's interface needs a revamping. Article's font is too small and can't be adjusted from settings. In addition, it doesn't run as smoothly as one may expect.

Regardless, Al Jazeera English is an excellent source if you are a News-junkie.

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Developer's original description available here
Al Jazeera for Android brings you all the latest news and live broadcast of Al Jazeera English, free of charge.

The 24-hour news and current affairs channel is the first international English-language news channel to broadcast across the globe from the Middle East.

Al Jazeera's global footprint continues to grow and now broadcasts to more than 220 million households on six continents in more than 100 countries.

What's New

- Share stories on Facebook, Twitter, and email
- Add and remove social accounts and update weather location through settings
- Upload photos and videos directly to Al Jazeera through the new Your Media section
- Listen to live audio broadcast
- View weather forecasts by location
- Easily delete articles from the My News section
- Save stories to My News for easy access
- View comments that have been added to stories by website viewers

Features of this app:

- All the latest news, features, spotlight, opinion and blogs from Al Jazeera English
- Programmes videos and information for the latest shows
- News video clips
- 24 hour free access to the live broadcast
- Breaking news alerts
- In Pictures gallery
- Send your media to Al Jazeera
- Search articles
- Preload articles

Note: This app features content from Al Jazeera English.

Recently changed in this version

- Menu fixes for new high resolution screens
- Minor bug fixes and enhancements


Lists with Al Jazeera English

Some lists where this application appears: Net, Reviewed by Emmanuel Lund.

Comments and ratings for Al Jazeera English
  • (64)

    by Barrett Goldsmith on 16/04/2014

    Due to proprietary restrictions no content is available in the U.S.

  • (64)

    by Evoguyx boss on 15/04/2014

    Great news app

  • (64)

    by Adeyemi Adebola on 14/04/2014

    Thinking

  • (64)

    by Emmet Haverty-Stacke on 12/04/2014

    Very easy to use app. Gives very good range of views and news of events everywhere without heavy-handed political bias.

  • (64)

    by George Anang on 11/04/2014

    Balanced news.

  • (64)

    by Andrew Clack on 10/04/2014

  • (64)

    by Alien Bird on 08/04/2014

    Video stream works fine, audio one doesn't though. Hopefully it be fixed asap. thnx.