Kuwait Shuts Down Al-Jazeera TV Office

By AFP KUWAIT CITY - Kuwaiti authorities have closed the office of the Qatar-based pan-Arab Al-Jazeera news channel over coverage of a police crackdown on a public gathering, the channel said on Monday. "Today, I received a phone call from the information ministry informing me that the office has been closed immediately and our accreditations have been withdrawn," Saad al-Saeedi, Al-Jazeera's bureau chief in Kuwait City, told AFP.

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