U.S.-funded Al-Hurra Television has launched a live three-hour news program, "Al Youm."Show includes coverage of health, entertainment, sports, technology, society and culture.
Nielsen is preparing to launch a television metering service in the Middle East after already engaging in Internet monitoring in the region.
The rumors have been confirmed: Lebanon's Murr TV -- known locally as MTV -- will be on air again from March 31, more than six years after it was forced to close down Sept. 4, 2002.
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Saudi poet Aydah Al Aarawi Al Jahani is being embraced as a hero by women and poets alike not only in the Arab world but further afield because she refuses to quit the highly popular Abu Dhabi TV…
Iranian authorities have blocked access to the Farsi websites of international media Radio France Internationale (RFI) and Deutsche Welle (DW) in its latest efforts to control the media, state daily…
Members of the Iraqi band Acrassicauda, spotlighted in the docu "Heavy Metal in Baghdad," have made it to the U.S., where they have begun a life far from the violence and death threats to which they…
The Emirati way of life in the 1930s, long before society-altering oil was discovered, is the focus of Abu Dhabi TV's program schedule for 2009.
Doha-based Al-Jazeera, known for its often heated coverage of Middle Eastern politics and conflicts, has launched the first pan-Arabic channel for preschool children.
Top German football action will soon be broadcast free-to-air across the Arab world and North Africa under a deal clinched this week by Dubai Sports Channel after an intensive bidding process.
With security improving throughout Iraq, once-ubiquitous theater groups are starting to reappear. The National Theater led the way in October when it staged a series of evening performances for the…
British-based Islam Channel, which has a deep reach into the Middle Eastern, Mahgreb and European markets, is pressing even further afield -- right to the tip of Africa.