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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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