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Saudi TV to air interview with former ISIS member
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Saudi TV to air interview with former ISIS member

Tuesday, 26 August 2014 12:38 PM

The network says the former extremist will reveal how ISIS recruits young men within the kingdom, turning them against traditionally followed Islamic scholars

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Zaha Hadid sues New York publication for saying she has no concern over Qatar 2022 deaths
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Zaha Hadid sues New York publication for saying she has no concern over Qatar 2022 deaths

Monday, 25 August 2014 10:50 AM

Top Iraqi architect hits back over claims in New York Review of Books

Media asked to drop
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Media asked to drop "Islamic State" from extremist group's title

Monday, 25 August 2014 10:32 AM

Dar Al Ifta, the top Islamic authority in Egypt that advises Muslims, has launched a campaign to urge media to refer to the extremist group ISIS as "Al Qaeda Separatists in Iraq and Syria"

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Four Arab films to be screened at prestigious Toronto festival
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Four Arab films to be screened at prestigious Toronto festival

Sunday, 24 August 2014 2:10 PM

Movies supported by Abu Dhabi fund SANAD to have premiere at 39th Toronto International Film Festival

Reality TV show to match-make 1.5m Saudis
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Reality TV show to match-make 1.5m Saudis

Sunday, 24 August 2014 12:27 PM

“Tazweej” will help single Saudis “find their soul mates” in the conservative kingdom, where marriages are usually arranged

Dubai's MBC says keen to show European football leagues
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Dubai's MBC says keen to show European football leagues

Saturday, 23 August 2014 1:32 AM

Broadcaster's chairman reveals ambitions following launch of coverage of Saudi Arabia's football league

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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    Smoke-free Dubai - the big debate

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