Alhurra Television had the most extensive coverage of the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism of any Arabic-language television network. The three days of coverage included live broadcasting with simultaneous translation of remarks made by President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, National Security Advisor Susan Rice, and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson. Alhurra also carried the panel discussion “Understanding Violent Extremism Today” live in its entirety.
Alhurra Television took a candid and in-depth look at the dire and complex humanitarian emergencies faced by Syrian refugees with the Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard. During the interview, Assistant Secretary Richard discussed the plight of Syrian refugees, particularly women and children, and the role of the United States in providing humanitarian aid to all Syrian refugees and displaced people.