Category Archives: Alhurra

Alhurra TV Gets Real in Egypt

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Springfield, Va. — Alhurra Television brings to life the aftermath of the Egyptian revolution by developing a television series that follows the lives of five young Egyptians.  Starting in September 8th, Alhurra will launch Rayheen ala Feen?, Arabic for ‘Where Are They Going,’ which will provide Read more »

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Covering the Crisis in Syria

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As the conflict in Syria rages on, BBG journalists are providing in-depth coverage of the crisis for audiences in the region and around the world. Stationed at the Syrian borders with Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey, reporters for Alhurra and Radio Sawa are covering major Read more »

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PromaxBDA Arabia Recognizes Alhurra On-Air Promotions

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Springfield, Va. — PromaxBDA Arabia announced today that Alhurra’s Senior Broadcast Designer Ahamed Batcha K won two awards for his work at the network. He was awarded the PromaxBDA Gold Award for Best Original Logo Design for Musawat (Arabic for Equality). He also won the Read more »

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Sen. Lugar Talks about Syria and Egypt in an Interview on Alhurra

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Alhurra’s Congressional Correspondent Rana Abtar spoke with Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) on June. 12th. During the interview Sen. Lugar stated that the countries of the world out to give greater support to the U.N. and to each other. He went on to say the U.S. Read more »

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Alhurra Debuts Co-Production Arab Spring: Syria

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Alhurra Television broadcasts its fourth installment of Arab Spring documentaries co-produced with MacNeil/Lehrer Productions. The latest episode, Arab Spring: Syria will debut on Sunday, May 27th. In Arab Spring: Syria, Alhurra’s cameras go behind the headlines to examine the history of the Syrian regime, the causes Read more »

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Syrian Journalists Visit Alhurra

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A group of nine Syrian journalists from different media outlets toured Alhurra Television’s newsroom, control rooms and studios and met with journalists and senior staff. Alhurra’s journalists talked to the Syrian visitors about their day-to-day work. They discussed the technology and software Alhurra uses to Read more »

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Alhurra and Al Hayah TV 2 Partner on New Program for the Egyptian Elections

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Springfield, VA – Alhurra TV and Al Hayah TV 2 will join together for a series of high-profile interviews of Egyptian presidential candidates in the week leading up to the Egyptian election. In each episode of The President – Egypt 2012, a candidate will be Read more »

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Update on International Broadcasting: A Spotlight on Threats to Press Freedom

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Inside this issue: On World Press Freedom Day, a Reminder of the Threats Facing Journalists | Board Announces Renewed Strategy for Broadcasts to China | Alhurra Exposes “Syria’s Torture Machine” | Radio & TV Martí Launch “Estado de Sats” | RFA Wins Human Rights Awards Read more »

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Alhurra and Radio Sawa Cover the Arab League Summit

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Springfield, Va.  — Alhurra Television and Radio Sawa will have extensive coverage of the Arab League Summit being held in Baghdad on March 29, 2012. Alhurra’s live coverage will begin at 5:00 (all times GMT) and continue through 21:00. Radio Sawa will extend selected newscasts Read more »

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BBG at MBN: A Panoramic View

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The Broadcasting Board of Governors held its March 8 meeting at the headquarters of the Middle East Broadcasting Networks in Springfield, Va. The session included visits by the board members to the newsrooms of both Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa, during which they met with Read more »

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