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Tareq Alsuwaidan, General Manager of Al Resalah Channel

A new Islamic television channel Al Resalah (The Message) launched in March 2006 amid a buzz of speculation about whether the station, billed as the first-ever moderate Islamic entertainment channel, would be able to offer a sufficiently appealing product (Islam-friendly comedies, talk shows, reality TV, music videos and game shows) to attract …

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Nabil Khatib, Executive Editor of Al Arabiya

The war in Iraq has taken a grisly toll on journalists. Reporters Without Borders has called it the deadliest conflict for journalists since World War II. For Pan-Arab news network Al Arabiya, the violence has hit home, killing at least 11 of its staff in Iraq and severely limiting the …

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Breaking News

BREAKING NEWS : Jihadi TV Al Zawraa in Europe? TBS Publisher Lawrence Pintak: Insurgent TV Coming to a Satellite Near You? "A controversial TV channel that is the voice of Iraq's anti-American insurgents looks set to open another front in the propaganda war against the U.S. The head of Al-Zawraa, which airs footage …

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TBS 14: Satellite Chronicles

TBS continues its month-by-month record of events in the Arab and Islamic satellite world as reported in the press and by BBC Monitoring.  December 2004 to May 2005   December 7 MBC Children's Channel Walid al-Ibrahim, president of Dubai-based Middle East Broadcasting Center's board of directors, announces that the station …

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The Diversity of Arabic Media

News XChange 2004, Algarve Thursday, 18 November 2004   Emad El Din Adeeb (Host / Presenter, Orbit TV): In reaction to what His Majesty has said I want to start with Nart Bouran of Abu Dhabi TV. Sir, what did you find interesting and thought needed to be underlined in what …

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