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Low oil prices root of cutbacks at Qatar-based Al-Jazeera news network

Low oil prices root of cutbacks at Qatar-based Al-Jazeera news network

Al-Jazeera said in Jan. it was closing American cable news network DUBAI, United Arab Emirates –¬†Al-Jazeera, the Qatar-based broadcaster, said Sunday it is slashing about 500 jobs a little more than two months after announcing the closure of its U.S. offshoot. The cutbacks come as 2022 World Cup host Qatar refocuses its spending priorities amid […]