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Alhurra Television enhances its roster of programs that encourage critical thinking, honest dialogue and analytic debate with two new shows, Islam Hurr (Arabic for “Free Islam”) and Forbidden.
As American voters go to the polls, Alhurra’s correspondents will be reporting from across the country to bring up-to-the-minute news from some of the most highly contested states up for grabs in the midterm elections. The network’s extensive coverage began on November 4th and will culminate on Election Day with… READ MORE
On Nov. 4th, Alhurra Television will reveal the first step towards its largest transformation in its 14-year history with an overhaul of the channel as it changes the look and feel of the television network. Viewers will see that Alhurra is more than doubling the number of newscasts to 12… READ MORE
A team of six firefighters from Chihuahua, Mexico, used the VOA Learning English series “Let’s Learn English” (LLE) earlier this year to improve their spoken and written English language skills. They were preparing to attend a five-month firefighting academy in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that will begin in February 2018, and found that the series prepared them well for their entrance exam. LLE is a 52-episode online course for English language learners, intended…
Threats to Press
The U.S. Department of State has condemned “the selective targeting” of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) in response to a July 5 ruling by a Moscow court finding that the media company failed to comply with requirements tied to its designation…
Libby Liu, President of Radio Free Asia, made the following statement today in response to the release of former RFA Khmer Service journalists Uon Chhin and Yeang Sothearin on bail in Phnom Penh. "We welcome their release, but we must…
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MBN is the non-profit news organization that operates Alhurra Television, Radio Sawa and MBN Digital reaching audiences in 22 countries across the Middle East and North Africa.
“Macedonia has experienced what it means when you lose free media. It means that you become hostage to fake news, malign information and very, very difficult warfare. So, in our experience, VOA has always been the source of freely information, the appropriate context, analyses, and explanation, that actually every citizen of this world needs today.”
Radmila Sekerinska Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Macedonia