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Beecell and BBC extend reach to Mauritania

services, announced launching BBC news services in Mauritania in cooperation with the mobile operator ... launching BBC news services in Mauritania in cooperation with the mobile operator Mauritel. This launch adds a new dimension to the strategic relationship between BBC and Beecell and represents a new geographical ...

Press Release - 06/05/2014 - 13:05 - comment 0

Go BBC Arabic! Get on with your bad self for launching a film festival in London

BBC Arabic will launch a film and documentary festival from October 31 to November 3, 2014 at BBC Radio Theatre. BBC Arabic ... Korb (Close up), the festival will take place from October 31 to  November 3, 2014 at BBC Radio ...

13/05/2014 - 11:11 - comment 0

BBC's Arabic Film and Documentary Festival calling in all budding filmmakers now!

BBC's Arabic Film and Documentary Festival ... BBC Arabic announced Monday the Aan Korb (Up Close) Film Festival. The festival, which aims ... category. The winning film in each category will be screened at the BBC Arabic Film and Documentary ...

29/03/2014 - 06:00 - comment 0

Did BBC shape Iran's history to fit the UK agenda?

BBC World Service has played a large role ... the answer comes in three letters—BBC. In this context, the three letters do not refer to the BBC as seen and listened to by Brits in their own country. The BBC that arouses so much suspicion among so many Iranians ...

20/03/2014 - 08:26 - comment 0

Joining the big guns! Gisele Khoury hired by BBC Arabic

Khoury, who's just been hired by BBC Arabic to present her own TV show next year. The well-known Lebanese presenter Gisele Khoury has been hired by BBC Arabic and will present a new TV programme, the Scene (Al Mash’had), as part of new programmes that BBC Arabic is due to launch early 2014. Poduced ...

14/12/2013 - 20:15 - comment 0

Man City's Yaya Toure named 2013 BBC African Footballer of the Year

the BBC's African Footballer of the Year for 2013 on Monday, this being the fifth straight year ... Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure was named the BBC 's African Footballer of the Year ... but the first time he'd taken the award. According to the BBC, Toure, who has scored 13 goals for club ...

03/12/2013 - 12:43 - comment 0

Murray favourite to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year award

for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year is announced on Tuesday. The British ... favourites when the 10-strong shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year is announced ... favourites when the 10-strong shortlist for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year is announced on Tuesday. ...

27/11/2013 - 23:19 - comment 0

Murray, Farah front-runners for BBC Sports Personality Of The Year

star Mo Farah are reportedly the immediate front-runners for the coveted title of BBC Sports ... sprinting star Mo Farah are reportedly the immediate front-runners for the coveted title of BBC Sports ... the shortlist for BBC Sports Personality Of The Year and the winner will once again be decided by public vote ...

19/09/2013 - 14:28 - comment 0

Classical censorship: BBC to cut out violinist's Israeli 'apartheid' comments

The BBC has decided to edit out comments made by pro-Palestinian violinist Nigel Kennedy over the apartheid in Israel. The BBC is due ... because of “the way it fitted in with the program, ” a BBC spokesperson told Al Arabiya English. ...

Editor's Choice - 18/08/2013 - 11:59 - comment 0

BBC blunders on: “militants” in Gaza revealed as cameraman’s baby

According to the BBC website, “violence” in the Gaza Strip escalated due to rockets fired into Israel ... on the besieged Strip. Unfortunately for the BBC report, this child was the son of one of their own staff members, a BBC Arabic cameraman called Jihad Misharawi. His son Omar was certainly not a “militant” and so ...

Editor's Choice - 15/11/2012 - 13:41 - comments 2