BBC Arabic

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BBC Arabic Television is a television news channel broadcast to the Middle East by the BBC. It was launched at 0956 GMT on 11 March 2008.Wikipedia

Editorial areaGlobal

Contact BBC Arabic

Postal addressBBC Broadcasting House
Official website

Social media

Twitter@BBCArabic (9,106,831 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (215,092 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (129,439 followers) compare

Latest news stories

BBC Arabic Radio Airs Final Broadcast After 85 Years
New York Times - published 31 January 2023, 4.10am est
BBC Arabic’s version of Woman’s Hour is rather different to Radio 4’s
The Spectator - published 7 February 2018, 11.00pm est
BBC Arabic launches Trending
Rapid TV News - published 11 October 2017, 11.11am edt
BBC Arabic launches Trending
BBC Media Centre - published 10 October 2017, 8.27am edt
BBC Arabic commits to Arabsat for 15 more years
Rapid TV News - published 4 October 2017, 3.01am edt


…at BBC

Amol Rajan Media Editor
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Non-Executive Director
Beth Parsons Broadcast Journalist, BBC Look North Yorkshire
Bob Shennan Group Managing Director
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Dame Elan Closs Stephens Member for Wales
Deborah Turness CEO of News and Current Affairs
Gautam Rangarajan Group Director of Strategy and Performance
Glyn Isherwood Chief Operating Officer (2)
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
Ian Hargreaves Non-Executive Director
June Sarpong Director of Creative Diversity
Ken MacQuarrie Director of Nations & Regions
Kerris Bright Chief Customer Officer
Leigh Tavaziva Chief Operating Officer
Richard Sharp Chairman
Robbie Gibb Member for England
Shirley Garrood Non-Executive Director
Sir Nicholas Serota Senior Independent Director
Steve Morrison Member for Scotland
Tim Davie Director General
Tom Fussell CEO - BBC Studios
Tom Glenwright Producer

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