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Saudi mulls covering up female TV anchors
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Saudi mulls covering up female TV anchors

Thursday, 19 February 2015 11:27 AM

The Shoura Council is considering a proposal to force female TV anchors in the kingdom to observe a conservative, covered dress code that does not allow them to amplify their beauty

Exclusive: Alarab TV to resume 'with the same reporting standards': GM
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Exclusive: Alarab TV to resume 'with the same reporting standards': GM

Thursday, 19 February 2015 9:54 AM

The general manager of Prince Alwaleed’s Alarab TV station, suspended on its second day of broadcasting from Bahrain, says it will resume without compromising its independent reporting standards

Gulf sees mixed results in latest press freedom index
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Gulf sees mixed results in latest press freedom index

Monday, 16 February 2015 11:54 AM

Press freedom deteriorated in all continents in 2014, including across much of the GCC, new analysis reveals

Saudi TV anchor claims she was fired for being 'ugly'
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Saudi TV anchor claims she was fired for being 'ugly'

Thursday, 12 February 2015 11:23 AM

The manager of a satellite channel sacked her on the first day because she was "not presentable and her looks were not appealing"

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Bahrain says Alwaleed's new TV channel has been suspended
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Bahrain says Alwaleed's new TV channel has been suspended

Monday, 9 February 2015 4:36 PM

Information Affairs Authority issues statement saying Alarab TV failed to obtain licensing approval, failed to meet standards

Alwaleed's Kingdom sells 5.6% stake in Murdoch's News Corp
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Alwaleed's Kingdom sells 5.6% stake in Murdoch's News Corp

Wednesday, 4 February 2015 1:29 PM

Saudi billionaire's investment firm reduces size of its stake in media giant, generating nearly $188m

Prince Alwaleed's new TV news channel off air after one day
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Prince Alwaleed's new TV news channel off air after one day

Monday, 2 February 2015 1:22 PM

Programming stops, reports claim stoppage is due to feature on Bahraini opposition

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Prince Alwaleed launches new Alarab TV network
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Prince Alwaleed launches new Alarab TV network

Sunday, 1 February 2015 12:14 PM

The outspoken prince’s new station is expected to compete against Al Jazeera & Al Arabiya, claims it will editorially independent.

Saudis poll supports forcing women TV presenters to cover-up
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Saudis poll supports forcing women TV presenters to cover-up

Monday, 5 January 2015 10:19 AM

A newspaper poll in the conservative kingdom shows two-thirds support a proposal to force female newsreaders to wear the black abaya, minimal makeup

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Launch of Alwaleed's Alarab news channel delayed to Feb 1
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Launch of Alwaleed's Alarab news channel delayed to Feb 1

Monday, 15 December 2014 3:06 PM

Saudi billionaire's new 24-hour news channel was due to begin transmission before the end of 2014

Prince Alwaleed claims victory in Forbes libel case
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Prince Alwaleed claims victory in Forbes libel case

Thursday, 27 November 2014 11:11 AM

Saudi royal sued US magazine over claims he dishonestly manipulated the share price of Kingdom Holding

More TV channels could be shut down in Saudi Arabia
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More TV channels could be shut down in Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 9 November 2014 4:38 PM

Wesal TV office in Riyadh closed down for promoting violence, hatred and sectarian division

Alwaleed-backed News Corp sees revenue up 4% on the back of higher book sales
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Alwaleed-backed News Corp sees revenue up 4% on the back of higher book sales

Thursday, 6 November 2014 4:59 PM

Revenue at the news and information unit, which includes Wall Street Journal and New York Post, fell about 3%

Saudi Arabia closes offices of religious TV channel
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Saudi Arabia closes offices of religious TV channel

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 9:02 PM

Wesal TV has long been accused of broadcasting programmes against Shi'ite Muslims

Saudi Arabia jails three lawyers for tweets criticising judiciary
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Saudi Arabia jails three lawyers for tweets criticising judiciary

Monday, 27 October 2014 7:45 PM

Sentences of between five and eight years handed down by Saudi court for messages on Twitter


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