Al Jazeera Documentary channel belongs to the Al Jazeera Media Network, with all broadcasts in Arabic. Al Jazeera Documentary channel launched in 2007. The channel is dedicated to broadcasting documentaries in Arabic, covering subjects such as politics, history, travel, science and art. The channel’s ethos is to disseminate the Arab cultural heritage to a wider audience, adding to the development of culture and bringing a new, fresh perspective to viewers on some of the subjects covered. The channel provides a full schedule of programmes and live streaming. Around 15 percent of documentaries broadcast by the Al Jazeera Documentary channel are produced in house, with the rest provided by Arab and international producers. The vast majority of documentaries broadcast are produced to extremely high standards and contain a good deal of analysis. Some of the documentaries are also broadcast on Al Jazeera Arabic and the channel aims to raise viewer interest by providing new information that’s of interest, while raising awareness and contributing to technical knowledge. The cultural sensitivities of Arab viewers are respected in full by Al Jazeera Documentary Channel, with programmes serving a recreational purpose but aiming to ensure cultural identity and heritage issues are respected fully. Al Jazeera Documentary was a ground breaking channel of this nature when it first launched and has retained popularity.