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beIN Sports offers one month free after Premier League online blackout
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beIN Sports offers one month free after Premier League online blackout

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 12:10 PM

Limited Saturday coverage continues for the foreseeable future

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Al Jazeera rejects Al Gore's fraud allegations on Current TV deal
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Al Jazeera rejects Al Gore's fraud allegations on Current TV deal

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 9:41 AM

Former US vice president and his partner filed a lawsuit against the Qatari broadcaster claiming it owed them "tens of millions of dollars"

UAE newspaper reporter held in Iran for
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UAE newspaper reporter held in Iran for "security issues"

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 10:02 AM

Yeganeh Salehi, The National's Tehran correspondent, was arrested by Iranian authorities on July 22, along with her husband Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter

Al Gore sues Al Jazeera over $500m Current TV deal
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Al Gore sues Al Jazeera over $500m Current TV deal

Sunday, 17 August 2014 9:59 AM

Former US Vice President suing for alleged fraud and numerous material breaches of the acquisition

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No release date yet for ‘Boyhood’ film in the UAE
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No release date yet for ‘Boyhood’ film in the UAE

Saturday, 16 August 2014 1:17 PM

Release date postponed due to large quantity of titles being released at present

Abu Dhabi's twofour54 invest in Arabic online games producer
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Abu Dhabi's twofour54 invest in Arabic online games producer

Saturday, 16 August 2014 12:31 PM

Commercial arm of the Media Zone Authority - Abu Dhabi says move brings investment portfolio to 13 firms

Twofour54's CEO awarded in US
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Twofour54's CEO awarded in US

Monday, 11 August 2014 3:16 PM

US education institution recognised outstanding achievements of twofour’s CEO, Noura Al Kaabi

Muslim groups boycott Aussie newspaper over Gaza columnist’s suspension
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Muslim groups boycott Aussie newspaper over Gaza columnist’s suspension

Sunday, 10 August 2014 3:14 PM

Sydney Morning Herald columnist quit when told he would be suspended for retaliating against readers who complained about his pro-Palestine stance

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Kuwait's KIPCO rejects $3.2bn bid for pay-TV unit OSN
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Kuwait's KIPCO rejects $3.2bn bid for pay-TV unit OSN

Sunday, 10 August 2014 2:18 PM

Unnamed US private equity firm has takeover offer turned down by OSN's parent company

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'We want her back': UAE newspaper calls on Iran to release reporter
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'We want her back': UAE newspaper calls on Iran to release reporter

Thursday, 7 August 2014 4:04 PM

Yeganeh Salehi, a correspondent at The National, was arrested by Tehran authorities on July 22

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Starcom MediaVest Group ranked top agency in 2013
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Starcom MediaVest Group ranked top agency in 2013

Thursday, 7 August 2014 11:48 AM

Media giant saw billings rise by 18% in past year

Kuwaiti gov't sues local theatre over play that 'mocks Shia Islam'
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Kuwaiti gov't sues local theatre over play that 'mocks Shia Islam'

Tuesday, 5 August 2014 3:40 PM

The play, Hogar, also has been banned after complaints that an actor insulted Shias by raising a black flag & reciting Shia slogans

Prince Alwaleed's new Arabic news channel starts recruitment drive
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Prince Alwaleed's new Arabic news channel starts recruitment drive

Monday, 4 August 2014 5:33 PM

Staff being hired by Al Arab News Channel ahead of launch later this year

BBC pig roast angers Muslim staff
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BBC pig roast angers Muslim staff

Monday, 4 August 2014 11:08 AM

The spit-roasted hog was put on display outside the broadcaster’s Arabic TV station as part of Commonwealth Games celebrations

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Dubai-set book nominated for Man Booker Prize
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Dubai-set book nominated for Man Booker Prize

Monday, 28 July 2014 11:13 AM

Joseph O’Neill’s The Dog set to be released on August 14; tells story of alienation and heartbreak in Dubai


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