This week the Cambodian government has taken steps to restrict independent press, including denying expanded licensing for an independent radio station, cracking down on protestors supporting the independent media, and issuing a report accusing Radio Free Asia and Voice of America of manipulating the news. Read more »
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Alhurra Television provided the most comprehensive coverage and analysis of the State of the Union and the Republican response than any other Arabic-language network. Alhurra’s more than 2 ½ hours of coverage include analysis from American political pundits and reaction from Democratic and Republican members of Congress.
The normally loquacious Leo Sarkisian, creator and former co-host of VOA’s Music Time in Africa, stood nearly speechless before a packed room of VOA colleagues, friends and fans, during a heartfelt ceremony dedicating Voice of America’s Studio 23 in his name. “I’m at a loss Read more »
VOA’s rooftop standup location, with the US capitol in the background, is one of the best Washington has to offer. And it just got better with the addition of a brand new covered platform. “We have one of the best shots in town, and I’m Read more »
Washington – Audiences around the world will get to witness one of the fundamental elements of American democracy as President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday night. The networks of the BBG will provide comprehensive coverage of the address, Read more »
Mayhem descended on Kyiv today, not far from the city’s Independence Square, after Ukraine’s riot police tried to clear barricades and disperse protesters following the enactment of new laws imposing harsh penalties on unauthorized demonstrations and restricting freedom of assembly and speech. Police used tear Read more »
The Broadcasting Board of Governors today established an interim management structure for its International Broadcasting Bureau that appoints three senior executives to manage the day-to-day operations of the agency and help pave the way for a future Chief Executive Officer.
Alhurra Television won three 2013 CINE Golden Eagle Awards for Rayheen ala Fain?, Street Pulse and a promo for the online journal Syria Stories.
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Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL), the ranking member on the House Foreign Relations Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa, spoke with Alhurra’s Inside Washington about current debate surrounding U.S.-Iranian relations and explained America’s foreign aid policy.
As Egyptians took to the polls to vote on a new constitution, Alhurra Television and Radio Sawa provided audiences the latest news, expert analysis and reaction from the street.