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Firms sign JV deal to raise standards in Arab film making
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Firms sign JV deal to raise standards in Arab film making

Saturday, 4 July 2015 9:43 AM

Investment firm and production company combine to form Fortress Film Clinic which aims to deliver world-class Arab projects

Paris Hilton said to be 'in on Dubai plane prank'
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Paris Hilton said to be 'in on Dubai plane prank'

Friday, 3 July 2015 1:30 AM

TMZ claims to have seen a document proving she was offered large sums of money to take part in the TV hoax

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Paris Hilton ‘mulls legal action’ over Dubai plane crash prank
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Paris Hilton ‘mulls legal action’ over Dubai plane crash prank

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 11:05 AM

The heiress was “pranked” by Egyptian TV show host Ramez Galal while on a recent visit to the emirate

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Battle of the billionaires: Carlos Slim scraps Trump projects after Mexican insults
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Battle of the billionaires: Carlos Slim scraps Trump projects after Mexican insults

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11:45 AM

Third company to cut ties with the New York tycoon after he described migrants from Mexico as drug-runners and rapists

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Ruling in Egypt trial of Jazeera journalists set for July 30
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Ruling in Egypt trial of Jazeera journalists set for July 30

Monday, 29 June 2015 4:45 PM

Date set for ruling in the retrial of two Al Jazeera television journalists previously sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison

Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing reporter wins award for ‘toughest job in sports journalism’
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Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing reporter wins award for ‘toughest job in sports journalism’

Sunday, 28 June 2015 11:01 AM

Matt Knighton won the Inmarsat Onboard Reporter (OBR) Award for his nine months of work during the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15

Head of Saudi TV, radio watchdog 'relieved' of duties
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Head of Saudi TV, radio watchdog 'relieved' of duties

Thursday, 25 June 2015 2:09 PM

General Commission for Visual and Audio Media is responsible for ensuring TV and radio stations adher to religious, social and cultural values

Egypt's imprisonment of journalists at all-time high, says press watchdog
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Egypt's imprisonment of journalists at all-time high, says press watchdog

Thursday, 25 June 2015 10:20 AM

Committee to Protect Journalists says most of those imprisoned are accused by the gov't of belonging to or being affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, which Cairo designates as a terrorist group

Death threats for Saudi satire star who fights ISIL with laughs
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Death threats for Saudi satire star who fights ISIL with laughs

Monday, 22 June 2015 7:50 PM

Sketch show star Nasser Al Qasabi has won praise from influential voices in the Middle East for daring to mock militants

Al Jazeera TV says German authorities have released journalist
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Al Jazeera TV says German authorities have released journalist

Monday, 22 June 2015 5:47 PM

Germany's public prosecutor has decided to release Ahmed Mansour without charges

Al Jazeera says its journalist to remain in German custody
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Al Jazeera says its journalist to remain in German custody

Monday, 22 June 2015 10:19 AM

Case likely to re-focus attention on press freedom

UAE's NCMS set to launch YouTube weather channel
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UAE's NCMS set to launch YouTube weather channel

Sunday, 21 June 2015 3:49 PM

National Centre of Meteorology and Seismology head says launch will help dismiss rumours circulating on social media sites

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Al Jazeera journalist says surprised by arrest in Germany
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Al Jazeera journalist says surprised by arrest in Germany

Sunday, 21 June 2015 2:35 PM

Ahmed Mansour, a leading talk show host on the channel's Arabic service, speaks of being detained

Bahrain-backed horror film in production in UK
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Bahrain-backed horror film in production in UK

Sunday, 21 June 2015 1:48 PM

Film is being produced by Sheikha Suha, the daughter of a former Bahraini ambassador

Al Jazeera journalist arrested in Berlin after warrant from Egypt
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Al Jazeera journalist arrested in Berlin after warrant from Egypt

Sunday, 21 June 2015 10:05 AM

Ahmed Mansour, one of the Qatar-owned channel's most senior journalists, was sentenced in absentia by a Cairo court last year to 15 years in jail


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