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Al Arab news channel faces suspension in Bahrain

Information Ministry of Bahrain has suspended Al Arab News channel which was launched on 1 February, 2015. According to media reports, the channel was suspended for broadcasting an interview of an opposition activist, Khalil al-Marzooq while Al Arab has said the suspension was due to technical and administrative reasons.  “Progamming at Al Arab satellite channel [...]

Al Arab to be launched this year

Al Arab, the new Arabic news channel financed by Saudi billionaire Prince al-Waleed bin Talal, is gearing up to start transmission from its Bahrain headquarters. The business-focused channel is expected to launch its FTA service by June this year. The channel was first mooted in July 2010 with rumours of a partnership with News Corp. [...]