In a story that has been under reported or ignored by most Arabic media outlets, Egypt’s top Islamic body’s call for dialogue to end extremist behavior. By contrast, Alhurra and Radio Sawa’s news coverage has been providing extra focus on Al-Azhar, Sunni Islam’s most prestigious Read more »
Alhurra Television goes to the heart of Cairo through its new series Our Neighborhood. Each week, Our Neighborhood takes an in-depth look at the communities that encapsulate this vibrant and eclectic city, which is home to more than 18 million people. The series launches Saturday, Read more »
As part of the network’s coverage of the 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit held in Washington, D.C., Alhurra Television interviewed Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thinni. During the wide ranging interview, al-Thinni called for the U.S. and the U.N. to provide military aid to Libya, saying that the Libyan Read more »
(Springfield, Va.) — As security forces confronted supporters of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, Radio Sawa covered the deadly clashes which occurred in Egypt and led to the ousting of President Morsi on July 3, 2013. Radio Sawa’s coverage of the clashes between Morsi’s supporters and Read more »
Alhurra Television interviewed Congressman C.A. “Dutch” Ruppersberger (D-MD) on the intensifying situation in Iraq and how the election of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will affect American-Egyptian relations. “I don’t believe that the American public wants us to put boots on the ground back in the area Read more »
As Egyptians went to the polls on May 26-28 for the presidential election, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks’ Alhurra Television and Radio Sawa provided extensive, multi-platform coverage leading up to, during and after the voting. With reporters based in 10 cities throughout the country, Alhurra Read more »
Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA) spoke with Alhurra Television’s congressional correspondent Rana Abtar about U.S. assistance to Egypt as the country looks towards the upcoming presidential election. Rep. Boustany said he believes the U.S. should continue to provide assistance to Egypt remarking, “We’ve had a long Read more »
WASHINGTON (March 13, 2014) – Despite the political changes that have occurred in Egypt over the past several years, the media sources upon which people are relying for news and information have not changed significantly, according to media research data released today by the Broadcasting Board Read more »
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and Gallup invite you to attend a research briefing on media use in Egypt on March 13, 2014. The event will include a presentation of the key findings from the recent media use study, as well as a methodological overview and a review of attitudinal data from the Gallup World Poll.
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.