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Saudi culture minister signs deal with MBC to operate and manage new TV channel

  • JEDDAH: Prince Badr bin Abdullah, the Saudi minister of culture, on Wednesday signed an agreement with the chairman of the board of directors of media organization MBC Group, Waleed Al-Ibrahim, for the launch and operation of a TV channel that showcases and celebrates Saudi culture. The deal ...
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We will not see his like again: Saudi royal tribute to British journalist Roger Harrison

  • RIYADH: In a heartfelt tribute to former Arab News staffer Roger Harrison, who has died on the Spanish island of Mallorca at the age of 75, Prince Sultan bin Salman, the first Arab and Muslim astronaut, said that the journalist’s love of Saudi Arabia and its people was obvious in all that he di...
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Saudi crown prince to give exclusive interview with Fox News

  • DUBAI: Fox News’ chief political anchor Bret Baier will present an exclusive interview with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman on Special Report on Sept. 20. It is the first major interview the crown prince has given to the American news network. The “no-holds-barred”...
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Abu Dhabi crown prince launches new vision for Abu Dhabi Media

  • LONDON: Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council Sheikh Khaled bin Mohammed has unveiled a new media strategy for the emirate. During a launch ceremony held on Tuesday at Abu Dhabi National Theatre, Sheikh Khaled announced the launch of Aletihad News Centre, a...
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Kuwaiti minister defends ‘retrogressive’ media bill

  • LONDON: Kuwaiti Information Minister Abdulrahman Al-Mutairi on Monday defended a new draft of a controversial media bill aimed at regulating the industry in the country, the Kuwait Times reported.  Al-Mutairi, who was speaking at a meeting of members of the media to explain the draft law...
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Social media platform X tests game streaming and live shopping features

  • LONDON: Social media platform X has started to test game streaming and live shopping features. Elon Musk, X’s owner, posted a video of himself playing Diablo IV on the platform, demonstrating the new features of the X video game streamer system. Musk wrote: “Tested the X video game streamer...
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Riyadh’s Imam Mohammed Ibn Saud University launches bachelor’s degree in cinema and theater

  • LONDON: Imam Mohammed Ibn Saud Islamic University in Riyadh has launched a bachelor’s degree in cinema and theater as part of the creation of a new department. The Department of Cinema and Theater is part of the university’s College of Media and Communication. The bachelor’s degree will tra...
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OpenAI expands to Middle East in new partnership with G42

  • LONDON: OpenAI, renowned for its ChatGPT AI platform, has joined forces with Abu Dhabi-based cloud and AI company, G42, to extend its influence in the Middle East. G42 announced on Wednesday its focus on leveraging OpenAI’s generative AI models in sectors such as finance, energy, health care ...
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Prince Harry’s libel claim against Mail on Sunday publisher must go to trial, judge rules

  • LONDON: Prince Harry’s libel case against the Mail on Sunday newspaper over an article about his security arrangements must go to trial, a judge at London’s High Court ruled on Friday, rejecting the royal’s attempts to have the publisher’s defense thrown out. Harry, King Charles’ younger son, ...
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Prince Harry wins phone hacking lawsuit against Daily Mirror publisher

  • LONDON: Prince Harry won his phone hacking lawsuit Friday against the publisher of the Daily Mirror and was awarded over £140,000 ($180,000) in the first of his several lawsuits against the tabloids to go to trial. Justice Timothy Fancourt in the High Court found that phone hacking was “widesp...
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