Dubai : Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud will be launching a new 24-hour international Arabic news channel next year. The channel, to be managed by journalist Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi, will target Arabic-speaking viewers across the Arab world and beyond.
The ‘Alarab’ channel will focus editorially on the important shifts taking place across the Arab world with an emphasis on freedom of speech and freedom of press, a statement from his office said. Furthermore, it will uphold the principle of free transfer of information as well as, objective, balanced and credible reporting.
The news channel will cover the latest developments around the world and will also highlight political, social and economic issues in Saudi Arabia and the Arab world. Courtesy : Business Line