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Photo of Cameraman Surfaces: BBG Renews its Call for the Release of Bashar Fahmi and Cüneyt Ünal

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With the surfacing of a recent photo of cameraman Cüneyt Ünal, who disappeared in Syria two months ago while working for Alhurra TV, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) today renewed its call for the immediate release of Ünal and Alhurra correspondent Bashar Fahmi. The Read more »

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BBG Renews its Call for the Release of Alhurra Journalists in Syria

Family members and other protesters demand the return of Alhurra journalists captured in Syria.

It has been two months since Alhurra correspondent Bashar Fahmi and his cameraman Cuneyt Unal were taken into custody in Syria. The Broadcasting Board of Governors calls for the immediate release of these two men, who were in Syria in a purely journalistic capacity. Since Read more »

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Alhurra Teams Up With MacNeil/Lehrer for Documentary Series on U.S. Elections

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Springfield, VA — Alhurra Television and MacNeil/Lehrer Productions are joining efforts to co-produce a new documentary series for Arab audiences on the 2012 U.S. elections.   The Making of Democracy will provide viewers from Morocco to Oman with a behind the scenes look at the Read more »

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BBG Renews Its Call for the Release of Bashar Fahmi and Cüneyt Ünal

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It has been 50 days since the capture of Alhurra journalist Bashar Fahmi and his cameraman Cüneyt Ünal in Syria; the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) emphatically renews its call for their release. On Aug. 20th Fahmi and Ünal were in reporting from Aleppo, Syria Read more »

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Alhurra Brings the Pulse of the Egyptian Street to the Middle East

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Springfield, Va. — On Saturday, September 15, Alhurra launches Street Pulse, the network’s latest production from Egypt. The program takes a unique look at the most important social and cultural issues; examining a single topic each week such as the impact of the internet on Read more »

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BBG Seeks Information on Journalists Missing in Syria

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Washington, D.C. — The Broadcasting Board of Governors calls on the Syrian government to release any information they have on the capture and whereabouts of Alhurra correspondent Bashar Fahmi and cameraman Cüneyt Ünal. Fahmi and Ünal have been missing since August 20, when they entered Read more »

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Video Depicts Missing Cameraman; BBG Calls for the Immediate Release of Journalists Reportedly Held in Syria

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Washington, D.C. — The Broadcasting Board of Governors today called for the immediate release of Alhurra TV correspondent Bashar Fahmi and cameraman Cüneyt Ünal, who went missing on August 20 while working in Syria. A Syrian government television channel has broadcast a brief statement in which Read more »

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Alhurra and Radio Sawa Bring Egyptian Elections to Audiences Across the Middle East

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Springfield, Va. — Alhurra Television and Radio Sawa will provide comprehensive coverage of the historic Egyptian presidential election on May 23rd and 24th. Alhurra and Radio Sawa’s correspondents will criss-cross the country from key cities such as Cairo, Alexandria, Sharqia, Al-Arish, Dakahlia, Algharbia, Ismailia, Al Minya, Read more »

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Alhurra and Radio Sawa Launch New Websites

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Springfield, VA — Alhurra Television and Radio Sawa launched two new websites to create a better experience for the audience. The new and improved Alhurra and Radio Sawa sites are easier to navigate with a cleaner, more user-friendly design. Alhurra.com and RadioSawa.com also promotes audience interaction, 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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