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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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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

Pay-TV firm OSN gets buyout offer from unnamed bidder
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Pay-TV firm OSN gets buyout offer from unnamed bidder

Sunday, 20 July 2014 5:56 PM

Deal could prove to be one of the largest acquisitions of a regional business in recent years

ISIL calls for killing of The 99 creator
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ISIL calls for killing of The 99 creator

Thursday, 3 July 2014 1:53 PM

Rebel group responsible for fighting in Iraq says the famous comic book series has slandered Islam

Kuwaiti newspapers suspended again over videotape scandal
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Kuwaiti newspapers suspended again over videotape scandal

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 1:55 PM

Two dailies, including one owned by a member of the ruling family, defy ban on reporting on probe into tapes that discuss alleged plot to overthrow rulers

Kuwait suspends TV programmes over report related to
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Kuwait suspends TV programmes over report related to "plot" tape

Thursday, 5 June 2014 11:48 AM

Investigation into alleged plot began last December

Pay TV operator OSN says 'no current plans' for IPO
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Pay TV operator OSN says 'no current plans' for IPO

Sunday, 18 May 2014 1:58 PM

David Butorac, OSN's CEO says shareholders are looking at all options for the future

Kuwaiti newspapers appeal suspension over 'plot tape' stories
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Kuwaiti newspapers appeal suspension over 'plot tape' stories

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 12:05 PM

Two dailies claim their two-week suspension is illegal and threatens freedom of speech in Kuwait

Kuwaiti newspapers suspended over 'plot tape' stories
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Kuwaiti newspapers suspended over 'plot tape' stories

Sunday, 20 April 2014 7:34 PM

Judge bans two papers for two weeks after they published stories about alleged plot to overthrow ruling system

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70% of Arabs call for more film and TV censorship
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70% of Arabs call for more film and TV censorship

Thursday, 17 April 2014 9:38 AM

Survey revealed adults want more regulation of violent and romantic content

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Kuwait's KIPCO set to start IPO process for pay-TV unit
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Kuwait's KIPCO set to start IPO process for pay-TV unit

Monday, 31 March 2014 1:46 PM

Senior exec says bourse listing for OSN should be completed by the end of this year

Saudi Arabia bans popular Islamic cartoon The 99
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Saudi Arabia bans popular Islamic cartoon The 99

Monday, 24 March 2014 2:11 PM

Kingdom issues ban on cartoon, based on the 99 attributes of Allah, which has had success in more than 20 countries

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The World’s 100 Most Powerful Arab Women

Monday, 3 March 2014 9:07 AM

Welcome to CEO Middle East’s fourth annual list of the world’s most powerful Arab women — an exclusive countdown of the movers and shakers who are influencing the Arab world

Pay-TV firm OSN boosts profits of Kuwait's KIPCO
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Pay-TV firm OSN boosts profits of Kuwait's KIPCO

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 3:27 PM

Investment firm reports 75% rise in Q4 net profit amid strong performance of Dubai-based OSN


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    UK politician sacked over burka binbag jibe

    @kingkaiser - exactly! It's a very complex issue and I couldn't agree more. What we also hopefully can all agree on is that no woman should ever be mocked... more

    Friday, 29 August 2014 4:19 PM - Doug
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    New UAE law to jail and fine those selling fake goods

    Thats great. Will work only if the brand owners introduce measures to identify counterfeits. The current measures of hologram labels etc are obsolete and... more

    Friday, 29 August 2014 6:37 PM - UPITag
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    Visitor beware

    It is absolutely disgusting to see the level of biasedness in this article and in AB in general.
    You pretty much slammed the entire 5-nations of the... more

    Tuesday, 26 August 2014 2:08 PM - RAH