Al Jazeera Journalists Arrested

    Visitors wait in the lobby of Al-Jazeera America after the network's first broadcast on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 in New York. The Qatar-based Al-Jazeera Media Network launched its U.S. outlet only eight months after announcing the new venture, which on Tuesday replaced Al Gore's Current TV in more than 45 million TV homes.   (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

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    Egyptian police arrested four Al Jazeera journalists on Sunday night. Correspondent Peter Greste, cameraman Mohamed Fawzy, and producers Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed are still being held Monday, despite demands from the network to release them. The Committee to Protect Journalists has named Egypt as one of the most difficult places in the world for journalists, along with Syria and Iraq. Six journalists were killed in Egypt in 2013, and conditions have deteriorated since former President Mohamed Morsi’s ouster in July.

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