Israel closes Al Jazeera operations, orders seizure of equipment

Srinagar, May 05 (KNS): Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet voted unanimously on Sunday to close Qatari television network Al Jazeera's operations in the country.

According to a government statement the timeline that when the decision might take effect was not notified.

The cabinet vote came after Israel's parliament passed a law allowing the temporary closure of foreign broadcasters considered to be a threat to national security amid Gaza war.Click Here To Follow Our WhatsApp Channel

The statement added that Israel will seize devices used to deliver the channel's content, including editing and routing equipment, cameras, microphones, servers and laptops, as well as wireless transmission equipment and some cell phones. (KNS) 

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