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Iraqi leaders ban Arab TV network

BAGHDAD, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Iraq's U.S.-appointed interim leadership reportedly banned an Arabic television station Monday, accusing it of inciting violence against the coalition.

CIA: Saddam tape evidence inconclusive

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- The CIA says it cannot verify that a tape allegedly from ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is genuine, the BBC reported Monday.

Powerful explosion rocks Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Powerful explosions Sunday rocked the Iraqi capital of Baghdad while electric power went out in broad sections of the city.

Tape claims to be that of Saddam Hussein

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- An audio tape recording claiming to be that of Saddam Hussein said the occupying forces in Iraq had reached "a dead end," the BBC reported Sunday.

Iraq council bans two Arab networks

BAGHDAD, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The U.S.-appointed government in Iraq has banned two of the Arab world's most popular TV channels, The Hindustan Times reported Tuesday.

Iraq pushes for sovereignty handover

BAGHDAD, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The Iraqi interim Governing Council has urged the United States to give them sovereign control of their country as soon as possible, a report said Thursday.

Iraqi ambush kills 8 U.S. troops

BAGHDAD, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- As many as eight U.S. soldiers were killed in a fierce attack Thursday near Khaldiyah, 60 miles west of Baghdad, Dubai-based al-Arabiya TV reported.

New Saddam audio tape surfaces

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- A Dubai television station has broadcast what it says is a new audio tape from the deposed Iraqi leader, Saddam Hussein, the BBC reported Wednesday.

Al-Qaida denies role in Najaf blast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida Sunday denied it had anything to do with the bombing of a mosque in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf.

U.S. criticizes Arab television channel

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- An Arabic television network has come under criticism by the United States for airing death threats against Americans.

Saudis in Iraq 'preparing for a holy war'

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Increasing numbers of Saudi Muslims are crossing into Iraq in preparation for a holy war, a report said Tuesday.

Audio tape claims bin Laden still alive

CAIRO, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- An Arabic television station has received and broadcast Monday an audio tape claiming Osama bin Laden is alive and well.

Ashcroft says terrorist attacks possible

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Attorney General John Ashcroft Sunday said the war on terrorism has disrupted more than 100 al-Qaida activities.

Tape believed from top al-Qaida man

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Al-Arabiya television played an audio tape claiming to be from Ayman al-Zawahari, the right-hand man of al-Qaida's Osama bin Laden, the BBC reported.

Daughter says Saddam betrayed by aides

AMMAN, Jordan, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The older daughter of Saddam Hussein claims aides betrayed the deposed Iraqi president and caused Baghdad's fall to U.S.-led forces, the BBC reports.
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Al Arabiya (Arabic: العربية‎ al-ʿArabiyyah) is an Arabic-language television news channel. It was established on March 3, 2003.

The international news station is based in Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates, and is partly owned by the Saudi-controlled broadcaster Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC).

Al Arabiya broadcasts 24 hours a day with news updated at the top of the hour. The free-to-air channel carries news, current affairs, business and financial markets, sports, talk shows, and documentaries. It is consistently rated among the top pan-Arab stations by Middle East audiences. Al Arabiya says it tries to use neutral, non-supportive language when covering Islamic militant groups. On January 26, 2009 President of the United States Barack Obama gave his first formal interview as president to the television channel. The White House contacted Al Arabiya's Washington Bureau chief, Hisham Melhem, directly just hours before the interview and asked him not to announce it until an official announcement was made by the administration.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Al Arabiya."
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