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Egyptian government revokes license of Al Jazeera over protests coverage

Egypt's information ministry has revoked the license of pan-Arab news network Al Jazeera, and has withdrawn accreditation of the network's staff, CNN has reported. The network's Arabic-language channel was off the air in Egypt yesterday afternoon, but Al Jazeera English was still on the air. Al Jazeera said it planned to continue its coverage of the unrest in Egypt.