Watch: White House reporter clashes with Trump spokesperson during briefing

  • The tense relationship between the Trump administration and some press organizations boiled over Tuesday when a reporter had a heated argument with deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during a briefing. Executive Editor of the Montgomery County and Prince George’s Sentinel newspapers...
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Waleed Al-Ibrahim visits MBC in Dubai for first time since anti-corruption probe

  • DUBAI: Saudi Arabian media mogul Sheikh Waleed Al-Ibrahim has visited the Dubai headquarters of his MBC television empire for the first time since being released after last year’s anti-corruption drive. Al-Ibrahim is a major shareholder in the Middle East’s largest broadcasting company, but w...
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Noor Nugali appointed assistant editor-in-chief of Arab News

  • Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English-language daily, announces the promotion of senior Riyadh correspondent Noor bint Osama Nugali to assistant editor-in-chief.  Her new role will encompass several local, regional and international editorial and managerial responsibilities. She s...
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Arab News Japanese edition to launch in October

  • TOKYO: Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English language daily, is to launch a Japanese-language online edition as part of its ongoing global expansion. The international edition will be the second under the Arab News brand, following the highly successful launch of the Pakistani edition....
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Arab News launches Japanese-language online edition

  • TOKYO: Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English language daily, has launched an eagerly awaited Japanese-language online edition as part of its ongoing global expansion. As a symbol of the cordial business, trading and cultural relations between the Kingdom and Japan, arabnews.jp commence...
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Alibaba-backed fund to build HQ in Saudi ‘media city’

  • DUBAI/RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement with a fund linked to China’s Alibaba to build a new headquarters in a “media city” in the kingdom’s capital, the Saudi minister of culture said on Tuesday. The minister, Prince Badr bin Farhan, said on Twitter that he signed the agreement wi...
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New report explores state of podcasting in MENA in 2020

  • DUBAI: Amaeya Media, a UAE-based podcast network, has released its 2020 report “Podcasts in MENA: State of the Industry.” This is the second annual report published by the company exploring the state of podcasting in the region, and covers consumer habits, brand spending, standardization and th...
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Saudi Crown Prince to give television interview to local Rotana network

  • RIYADH: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to give a televised interview to Rotana Khaleejiah on Tuesday. He will appear as a guest on the Liwan Al Mudaifer Show, presented by Saudi host Abdullah Al-Mudaifer who has interviewed several high-profile guests before. Rotana Khaleejia...
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Full Transcript: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman interview with Saudi journalist Abdullah Al-Mudaifer

  • Abdullah Al-Mudaifer (AAM): Peace and blessings be upon you. Welcome to this very special interview with Crown Prince His Highness Mohammed bin Salman that is being broadcasted on the Saudi Channel and on a number of Arabic channels. Greetings to you, Your Highness. It’s a pleasure to have been...
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iKew brings ‘edutainment’ to the Middle East

  • DUBAI: Najahi Events, which specializes in entertainment and educational — or edutainment — content, has launched iKew, an online Video-On-Demand (VOD) platform featuring motivational speeches, training sessions, specific courses and other edutainment content. The rise of e-learning and the i...
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