Al Arabiya (www.ararabiya.net) is one of the leading News Channel in the Arab-World. The word “Al Arabiya” means “The Arabic One”. It is owned by Dubai-based Saudi Arabia’s MBC (Middle East Broadcasting Center) Group, broadcast in Modern Standard Arabic. Almost 11 years ago, it was launched in 3rd March, 2003.
Al Arabiya the free-to-air news satellite channel, conveys news, current affairs, talk shows, commercial and financial markets, sports, documentaries etc. By BBC this popular news channel is rated among the top pan-Arab stations by Middle East audiences. On 26th January, 2009, as president of this channel, American President Barack Obama gave his formal interview.
In response to Qatar’s pan-Arab satellite channel Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya channel was started. Initially its internet news service was launched in Arabic Language, later was combined with English, and Persian, Urdu services respectively. This channel provides various types of news of different categories. It covers economic news and current market statistics from the Middle East of Arabic. This respective news channel is also available live online on JumpTV and Livestation.
Al Arabiya News channel has much media coverage. It has more than 349k likes on their Facebook page and 502k followers on twitter, 608k subscribers on YouTube. Aarabiya.net is one of the top 10,000 sites in the world and is in the news category. Alexa Rank of this channel is 1,232 as global rank and with 20.6% visitors in Egypt rank is 79.