Hot Bird satellite TV introduces the Alalam News Channel. Launched in 2003, the year of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Alalam News Channel is an Iranian international 24-hour news network that transmits continuous programming from its studios in Tehran. Broadcasting in the Arabic language, Alalam promotes its output by emphasising its responsiveness, thoroughness and the… Read more »
Launched in 2004, Al Arabiya is one of the most highly watched channels in the Arab world, and is recognised as a principle competitor with Al Jazeera for the title of the premier Arabic-language TV channel. Broadcasting from its base in the gulf state of Qatar, its programming offers a diverse range of entertainment, news,… Read more »
Al Araby is an Arabic channel willing to offer rich and varied programs to its Arabic-speaking audience. To meet the expectations of its audience, Al Araby broadcasts programs of Arab culture, economy in the Arab world as well as entertainment magazines. Perhaps the most famous of these programs is “Bilal Fadl’s Book Juice” Program and… Read more »
Al-Forat is an Iraqi channel. The channel broadcasts different programs in the political, religious, social, economic and sports arenas; targeting the real issues that matter to the viewer. Al-Forat can be received in the all Middle East and North Africa region, through the Nilesat/Eutelsat 7W satellite, and viewers can receive it for free.
Al Iraqiya News is a TV station owned by the Iraqi Media Network group. Obtainable on the Hot Bird satellite, this free channel has an audience share of a considerable size in the Iraqi media landscape. It is truly rooted in the habits of people who turn to it for the latest twists of local… Read more »
Formerly known as New TV, Al Jadeed is a privately owned 24-hour pan-Arab TV station. Based in Beirut, it was created in 1991. Today, Al Jadeed TV is one of the most watched broadcasters in Lebanon and in the entire Arab world. Al Jadeed can be received in the all Middle East and North Africa… Read more »
The name of the Arabic language Al Jazeera Channel literally means ‘peninsula.’ This Qatari information channel was launched in 1996 and is a subsidiary of the Al Jazeera Media Network. The Al Jazeera Channel is based in Doha, the capital of Qatar. It offers world news with particular emphasis on events in the Middle East,… Read more »
Al Jazeera English is part of the much bigger world wide media group which bears the same name. Via HotBird satellites (which are part of Eutelsat) Al Jazeera programmes are received by about 54 million households around the world, including Europe, Asia Minor and the Mediterranean basin. With some 1500 TV broadcast channels and 300… Read more »
Al Magharibia was launched on December 16th of 2011 by Maghrebi businessmen. Founded in the context of the Arab Spring, it was created to provide a place for free expression on political, economic and social issues and events. Whilst based in London the private channel is primarily aimed at the Maghreb countries and particularly at… Read more »
The Al Magharibia channel broadcasts political, social and economic programmes from its private London base. The channel is broadcast in Arabic and aimed at the Mahgreb countries, Algeria in particular. More than 50 percent of the broadcast programmes are devoted to news specifically related to Algeria, and the channel promotes free speech and expression. The… Read more »
Al Mayadeen TV is a news television channel that broadcasts news continuously, 24/7 in Arabic from Beirut, Lebanon. The programmes are exclusively dedicated to current events in Lebanon and around the world. Its strength lies in its team of Lebanese journalists and correspondents worldwide. Literally meaning “”squares”” in Arabic, this young TV channel was launched… Read more »
Al Rasheed TV is a satellite TV channel, broadcasts an Iraqi political and diverse programs, as well as local and Arab news from Baghdad. Al Rasheed TV can be received in the all Middle East and North Africa region, through the Nilesat/Eutelsat 7W satellite, and viewers can receive it for free.