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Doha-based National Human Rights Council (NHRC) welcomed the decision by Ofcom, which has now penalised Abu Dhabi TV twice this month.

A Qatari rights organisation has praised Ofcom for its decision to penalise Abu Dhabi TV after it aired an 'unethical interview' with a detainee.

UK newspapers could face investigation over Saudi links

The New Arab

UK newspapers could face investigation over Saudi links

A mysterious Saudi investor has bought a stake in the two of the UK's leading newspapers.

Russia accuses BBC of airing IS propaganda

The New Arab & agencies

Russia accuses BBC of airing IS propaganda

Russia has accused the BBC of broadcasting propaganda from IS.

UK media regulator bans 'Saudi propaganda' on British television

The New Arab

UK media regulator bans 'Saudi propaganda' on British television

Saudi Arabia will no longer be allowed to air advertisements promoting its 'reform' programme across British television and radio stations, ...

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French media watchdog warns Russia's RT over Syria report

A controversial June draft law would make it easier for France to censor broadcasters like Russia Today in efforts to combat "fake news".

The New Arab

Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya claims Iran 'confessed' to 9/11 attacks

The majority of the hijackers were, in fact, Saudi.

The New Arab

Saudi-owned channel gives up UK-EU licence over 'biased coverage'

Saudi-owned news channel Al Arabiya has reportedly given up its licence to broadcast in the UK and EU to avoid paying financial penalties over ...

The New Arab

Al-Arabiya fined for passing off torture video as journalism

The Saudi-owned channel has been severely reprimanded by British regulators for a misleading February 2016 broadcast of statements extracted ...

Al-Arabiya fined for passing off torture video as journalism

The New Arab

Al-Arabiya fined for passing off torture video as journalism

Al Arabiya News has been severely sanctioned by Ofcom for a misleading February 2016 broadcast of statements extracted from Bahraini ...

The New Arab

Iran complains to Ofcom about UK coverage of protests

The Iranian embassy has sent a letter to Britain's media regulator complaining about media coverage on the Iranian protests that have swept the ...

Al Jazeera: 'Legal action will be taken against Israel'

The New Arab

Al Jazeera: 'Legal action will be taken against Israel'

Al Jazeera issued a statement on Sunday evening denouncing Israel's pursuit for the shuttering of the pan-Arab broadcaster in the country and ...

Murdoch's Arab franchise puts $15bn Sky bid at risk

James Brownsell

Murdoch's Arab franchise puts $15bn Sky bid at risk

Comment: For hours and hours on Wednesday, Sky News Arabia persisted, knowingly reporting that which they knew to be untrue, writes James ...

UK politician awarded $436,000 pay-out from Iranian state-affiliated channel

The New Arab

UK politician awarded $436,000 pay-out from Iranian state-affiliated channel

Former MP Nadhim Zahawi has won a case against Press TV who claimed he facilitated oil trade between Islamic State group militants and Israel.

UK bank closes 'Kremlin mouthpiece' RT's accounts

The New Arab

UK bank closes 'Kremlin mouthpiece' RT's accounts

Russian broadcaster RT said that UK bank NatWest has withdrawn its services 'without explanation', as Moscow faces mounting condemnation - and ...

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