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2014-08-19 08:25:26

DUBAI, UAE, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arab media giant launches 4 sports channels on back of winning rights to Saudi league The Dubai-based MBC Group is eyeing rights to cover European football leagues as part of its most recent expansion which involved the launch of four new sports channels. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702628-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702628-b ) In an exclusive...

2014-07-01 08:34:25

DUBAI, UAE, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New service provides instant 'Iftar' and 'Imsak' times anywhere in the world Al Arabiya News, the English language platform of the Middle East's leading news channel, has partnered with micro-blogging site, Twitter, to keep people around the world informed with the 'Iftar' (breaking of fast) and 'Imsak' (beginning of fast) during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The time of Iftar and Imsak can be accessed on Twitter...

2014-01-26 23:02:39

AppTek utilizes its Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) and Machine Translation (MT) engines to provide near real-time translations of news bulletins and programs. McLean, VA (PRWEB) January 26, 2014 Applications Technology (AppTek) announced that it provides the Al Arabiya News TV channel with a state-of-the-art subtitling service that for the first time, allows English-speaking audiences to follow an Arabic-language TV news channel designed for audiences in the Middle East. The...

2009-03-27 13:46:40

Taking photographs during Saudi Arabia's first authorized fashion show was strictly outlawed under Islamic law, a model says. An unidentified model taking part in this week's fashion show in the city of Jeddah said no paparazzi or cameras were present as models showed off new Western and Oriental fashion trends to an all-female audience, al-Arabiya reported Friday. A fashion show in Saudi Arabia is different from anywhere else, the model said. We took part in this one after making sure no...

2008-11-03 12:00:26

Egyptian health officials say a rock slide in early September that killed more than 100 residents of a Cairo slum is now threatening the lives of the survivors. Residents who lived through the collapse of 60-ton boulders from the Muqattam cliffs are suffering respiratory problems from sewage that was unleashed by the rock slide, al-Arabiya reported Monday. The walls and ceilings of houses in the slum are continually being soaked by sewage running down the cliffs, says the Arab language...

2008-09-14 09:00:22

Dubai Al-Arabiya Television in Arabic at 1812 gmt on 13 September interviews Ali Wajih, news director at al-Sharqiyah Television, via telephone from Dubai to comment on the murder today of four of the channel's employees in Mosul, Iraq. On the motives behind the murders, the director says that they sought to "silence voices, intimidate journalists who do not take their orders from the government, and target free media and independent journalism." As for why his channel "holds Iraqi state...

2008-09-14 06:00:18

["From Iraq" programme, moderated by Suhayr al-Qaysi, interviews Iraqi Electricity Minister Dr Karim Wahid - date not given; recorded] Dubai Al-Arabiya Television in Arabic at 1630 gmt on 12 September carries a new 25-minute episode of its "From Iraq" programme moderated by Suhayr al-Qaysi in the Dubai studio. Today's episode features an interview with Iraqi Electricity Minister Dr Karim Wahid, via satellite from Baghdad, on the electricity problem in Iraq and the means and measures taken...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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