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Saudi Prince Alwaleed’s Alarab channel to go live in Feb.

The station had been originally announced in 2011

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Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's pan-Arab news channel Alarab will take to the airwaves early next year, the Associated Press reported on Monday.

The agency quoted officials for the channel as saying that the station would begin broadcasting on Feb. 1 from its base in the Bahrain capital of Manama.

The station had been originally announced in 2011. The launch date has been postponed on several occasions and the previous date that was announced that it was set to launch during 2014.