Al Jazeera Arabic – meaning in common usage either “The Island” or “The Peninsula” in the Gulf region, a reference to Arabian Peninsula, is a television network headquartered in Doha, Qatar. Initially launched as an Arabic news and current affairs TV channel with the same name, Al Jazeera has since expanded into a network with several outlets, including the Internet and specialty TV channels in multiple languages.
Al Jazeera operates a number of specialty channels besides its original flagship news channel. As of early 2007, the Al Jazeera network’s TV channels include:
Al Jazeera the original international Arabic-language 24h news channel
Al Jazeera Sports +1 Al Jazeera Sports +2
Al Jazeera Mobasher
Al Jazeera Children’s Channel
Al Jazeera English
Al Jazeera Documentary Channel