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Foreign Arabic-Language TV: An Exercise in Futility?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

They're tripping over each other. American, British, French, Russian, Chinese and Turkish satellite TV channels want a piece of the Arab viewers' p...

Arabia Felix 101: Yemen in the Grips of Unrest

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Yemen has mounted a tight security plan for the holy Moslem month of Ramadan starting this week in a bid to thwart any new terrorist attacks, the Yemen Times reported.

Lebanese TV Confuses Voters

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

At stake are 128 parliamentary seats. Competing parties have been fighting for them more fiercely on satellite television networks than in the crowded streets of Beirut.