Sky News Arabia unveils news anchors

BSkyB’s first foreign language news channel hires a mix of well-known faces and new talent
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Amr Abdelhamid, news presenter\n\nAmr Abdelhamid began his journalism career as a correspondent for BBC Arabic radio in Moscow in 1998. He has worked for Abu Dhabi TV, Al Arabiya and Doha-based Al Jazeera. Abdelhamid has covered a wide range of breaking news stories including wars in Afghanistan and Lebanon (2006). He has also interviewed a number of influential international figures including Vladimir Putin, Jalal Talbani and Hamid Karzai.
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Fadila Souissi, news presenter\n\nPrior to joining Sky News Arabia, Fadila Souissi hosted Mouthir Lili Jadal, a socio-political weekly show and Al Madar, a daily news show, both screened on Abu Dhabi TV.
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Yusuf Serif, news presenter\n\nYusuf Serif started his career in journalism in 1997 as a TV reporter in Istanbul for WTN. He has worked at Abu Dhabi TV, the French-language Radio Monte Carlo, Al Jazeera and Al Arabiya.
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Rita Malouf, news presenter\n\nRita Malouf started her career at just 19-years old working as an editor for the Syria News website. From there Malouf worked at Sham TV as a news presenter and journalist. Her latest role was at France 24 TV as news editor, presenter and journalist.
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Faisal Bin Huraiz, news presenter\n\nUAE national Faisal Bin Huraiz helped launch the news centre at Abu Dhabi Radio where he worked as a presenter and reporter and later as news bulletin editor. Huraiz then moved from radio to TV to work at Abu Dhabi TV as a news presenter hosting Uloom Al Dar.
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Nada Al-Shaibani, sports presenter\n\nPrior to joining Sky News Arabia, Nada Al-Shaibani was the sports news presenter and programme anchor at Al-Kass Sports channel. She has covered a number of important regional sports events including the 2009 Gulf Cup in Oman.