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Iranian film on Prophet Mohammad stirs calls for Tehran to ban it
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Iranian film on Prophet Mohammad stirs calls for Tehran to ban it

Saturday, 29 August 2015 12:48 AM

Mohammad, Messenger of God, directed by Oscar-nominated director Majid Majidi, is at $40m Iran's most expensive movie to date

Battling the pirates of the Gulf's TV airwaves
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Battling the pirates of the Gulf's TV airwaves

Friday, 28 August 2015 1:31 AM

A coalition of broadcasters and satellite providers is campaigning to eradicate TV piracy in the Gulf, but advanced technology and stubborn viewers are complicating their task

Dubai pay-TV firm OSN said to sign $400m loan
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Dubai pay-TV firm OSN said to sign $400m loan

Thursday, 27 August 2015 7:18 PM

Banking sources say funds will be used for general business purposes and to refinance existing debt

Saudi Arabia launches TV programme to counter ISIL recruitment
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Saudi Arabia launches TV programme to counter ISIL recruitment

Thursday, 27 August 2015 1:47 PM

Security of the Kingdom aims to cultivate patriotism among youth as a counter to them being ‘brainwashed’ on social media

Fortress Film Clinic chief eyes 5-6 Arab movies per year
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Fortress Film Clinic chief eyes 5-6 Arab movies per year

Friday, 21 August 2015 9:05 AM

JV set up to improve standards in Arab movie making unveils film portfolio for this year

UAE minister hits back at
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UAE minister hits back at "spiteful" claims of Yemen troops losses made on Iranian TV

Wednesday, 19 August 2015 12:17 PM

Anwar Mohammad Gargash also rejected claims the UAE has supported ISIL

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Critics round on Egypt's 'repressive' new anti-terror law

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 12:47 PM

Critics of Egypt's new anti-terrorism law, fear it will be used to crush dissent and stifle press freedom.

Dubai court hands $13k fine to illegal TV provider
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Dubai court hands $13k fine to illegal TV provider

Monday, 17 August 2015 3:44 PM

Distributor of UKTV Abroad packages in the UAE is punished as part of country's fight against digital piracy

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Dubai's Emirates reclaims title of UAE's best brand
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Dubai's Emirates reclaims title of UAE's best brand

Saturday, 15 August 2015 9:50 AM

Airline tops new YouGov BrandIndex 2015 Mid-Year BestBrand Rankings amid strong sponsorship strategy

Doha Film Institute inks deal to co-finance The Idol movie
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Doha Film Institute inks deal to co-finance The Idol movie

Saturday, 15 August 2015 1:07 AM

Film that premieres in Toronto next month tells story of Gazan wedding singer who won Arab Idol in 2013

Star Trek Beyond said to hold open casting session in Dubai
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Star Trek Beyond said to hold open casting session in Dubai

Monday, 10 August 2015 6:14 PM

Latest edition of sci-fi franchise reportedly looking for extras; to hold open sessions on August 11-13

Amal Clooney targeted to replace Donald Trump in The Apprentice
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Amal Clooney targeted to replace Donald Trump in The Apprentice

Monday, 10 August 2015 1:58 PM

Sources claim the Lebanese-British human rights lawyer is on US producers’ wish list

Bahrain suspends main opposition newspaper
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Bahrain suspends main opposition newspaper

Friday, 7 August 2015 4:50 PM

Bahraini authorities accuse Al Wasat newspaper of threatening national unity, relations with other states

TV's Supernanny to film new show in Saudi Arabia
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TV's Supernanny to film new show in Saudi Arabia

Thursday, 6 August 2015 3:01 PM

Londoner Jo Frost will help families in the kingdom deal with child rearing challenges

Iran said to allow BBC journalists to return
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Iran said to allow BBC journalists to return

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 3:05 PM

UK broadcaster will be allowed to report in Iran for only a week, however its Persian-language service remains banned since 2009


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