Information Minister: Al-Arab transmission suspended for failure to obtain required licences

February 9, 2015 8:54 PM

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Information Minister: Al-Arab transmission suspended for failure to obtain required licences

Manama, Feb. 9 (BNA)-- A decision to suspend the transmission of Manama-based Al-Arab Channel was due to the channel's failure to obtain the required licences before starting broadcasting from Bahrain, Information Affairs Minister Isa Abdulrahman Al Hammadi revealed at the post-cabinet press conference.

The channel's activities have to comply with the media laws and regulations as well as Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and international agreements, the minister affirmed, pointing out the importance to consider the decisive regional and international war on terrorism. He explained that the cabinet a...

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