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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 news channel to launch with Viz Mosart

Bahrain-based news channel, Al Arab, has selected Norwegian content production tools company, VisualiZation Real Time (Vizrt), to provide two Viz Mosart studio automation systems to cover the news channels two studios in Manama. The news channel is expected to be launched later this year across MENA region. Out of the two studios, the larger studio [...]

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. [...]