Hot Bird satellite TV introduces the Alalam News Channel. Launched in 2003, the year of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Alalam News Channel is an Iranian international 24-hour news network that transmits continuous programming from its studios in Tehran. Broadcasting in the Arabic language, Alalam promotes its output by emphasising its responsiveness, thoroughness and the accuracy of its information.
Very modern in perspective, Alalam News Channel offers information seamlessly, whether reporting on regional or global events. It regularly covers political issues, as well as addressing the Muslim religion from a historical and cultural perspective.
Alalam News Channel has substantial resources to carry out its fact-finding missions. It has no fewer than 50 correspondents around the world, four official offices in Tehran, Damascus, Beirut, and Baghdad and many other non-official offices in several countries. These resources and a state-of-the-art all-digital News Room allow Alalam News Channel to react instantly to what is happening in the world and to immediately offer its viewers images and reports related to topics in the news.
Alalam’s programmes focus on information, via many formats: news briefs, daily newscasts, weekly and monthly reports, analysis, etc. Politics, religion, economy and culture are among the themes covered. The channel’s objectives include examination of the roots of problems facing Muslims and discussion of potential ways to resolve them.
Thanks to the quality of its programs and its reactivity to current events, Alalam News Channel has positioned itself as a must-view channel in the Muslim world.