As Hezbollah claims victory over Israel in the latest prisoner exchange, the group's television channel, Al Manar, is undergoing a renaissance of its own.
As if on cue, TV stations in Lebanon have resumed normal programming following an intense propaganda war that consumed the airwaves during street clashes between the Hezbollah-led opposition and the…
For a country where theaters are banned, Saudi Arabia made a strong showing at Dubai's inaugural Gulf Film Festival in April, contributing a total of 20 shorts, docs and features.
For a country where theaters are banned, Saudi Arabia made a strong showing at the Gulf Film Festival, contributing 20 pix to the inaugural event, which was held April 13-18 in Dubai.
Banned in his own country, Kuwaiti helmer Amer Al Zuhair's "When the People Spoke" was one of many taboo-breaking pics that were recognized at the inaugural Gulf Film Festival, which unspooled in…
The first annual Gulf Film Festival (GFF) came to a close Saturday, awarding the Iraqi film "Ahlaam" as best feature, Kuwaiti film, "When The People Spoke" as best documentary and U.A.E. pic…
Dubai launched the first Gulf Film Festival on Sunday with red carpet fanfare and high hopes for creating a local film industry that showcases regional talent.
In a break from the glitzy pop-music reality shows it is best known for producing, the Lebanese Broadcasting Corp. has launched a reality show tackling the country's political crisis by featuring…
As stock trading breaks out across the Arab world, so too has Arab business television.
The massive car bombing in Beirut on Jan. 25 could not have come at a worse time for Arab television giants MBC and LBC. Hours after the attack, which killed one of Lebanon's top terror…
From sword dancing with the Saudis to swaying to Hebrew pop with Israeli children, it was Al Jazeera that delivered regional audiences the most extensive coverage of U.S. prexy Bush's Middle East…