Al Arabiya English is the English-language service of the Al Arabiya News Channel, the leading 24-hour news station in the Arab world.
The website launched in August 2007 as a bridge between the Arabic-language television channel and the English-speaking world.
It relaunched in November 2013 featuring a groundbreaking new design and unique View More video service, which offers fully searchable, subtitled clips from the Arabic TV station.
Al Arabiya English seeks to reach an international audience in order to deepen understanding of Arab societies, cultures and economies. Key elements of the site include:
> Groundbreaking journalism: The best interviews and exclusive stories from the Al Arabiya News Channel, in English and original devised by our own team of journalists and writers.
>Video: The latest videos from our Arabic-language channel, and other providers’ content.
> Opinion: The Opinion section contains views and commentary from prominent writers such as Abdulrahman al-Rashed, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Joyce Karam writing from the United States and number other international experts and opinion writers from around the globe.
> Strong visuals: Our Photo Galleries section features striking images from across the Arab world.
> Social media: Live updates from the site via Twitter, Facebook and Google+.