Arabic TV channels now available in the United States can enhance the viewing pleasure of many Arab Americans. Keeping up with events in their homeland is as easy as turning on the tv. There are a lot of channels available now from Directv and Dish Network. So for those who are not aware of them, I will list the Arabic channels here.
ABU DHABI is a 24-hour-a-day Arabic-language general entertainment channel, is considered to be one of the most respected channels in the Middle East. Abu Dhabi offers the Arab-Americans an exciting lineup of diverse programming including news, current affairs, movies, fashion, sports and much more.
AL ARABIYA is a top ranked 24-hour-a-day Pan Arab news channel catering to the Arab audience worldwide. Al Arabiya’s news programming includes politics, business, current affairs, finance updates and sports highlights.
AL JAZEERA 24-hours-a-day and exclusively on DISH Network, Al Jazeera is the top Arabic news channel in the Middle East that offers news from around the world. Al Jazeera has a wide selection of documentaries and uncensored political talk shows.
AL ZIKR a family oriented radio channel providing 24 hours of cultural programming with focus on history, language, habits and religion. The programming includes live talk shows covering a variety of subjects and events and Al Zikr covers valuable cultural Arab events from many locations in the Arab world linking the Arab and Moslem immigrants with their homeland.
ART AMERICA provides a unique blend of Arabic and multi-language programming consisting of mini-series, dramas, movies, sports (live and recorded soccer events directly from the Middle East) and talk shows.
DUBAI SATELLITE CHANNEL offers variety television entertainment from the United Arab Emirates that includes top sporting events, the latest news, movies, documentaries and TV series.
DUBAI SPORTS is a 24/7 sports channel broadcasting from Dubai. One of the leading sports channels in the Arab world due to its distinguished sports programming including highlights of various major soccer leagues from different continents, International speed boat racing, horse racing and more.
ESC-1 live from Egypt, ESC-1 features a wealth of television entertainment including the Egyptian Soccer League, “Good Morning Egypt,” variety shows, movies, talk shows, children’s programming and much more.
FUTURE TV offers top-rated Lebanese TV series, live news, game shows, cartoons, variety shows, family entertainment, soccer matches and much more 24-hours-a-day
IQRAA broadcasted 24-hours-a-day from Egypt, is the first Arabic-language channel that offers religious, media, social and economic programs tailored to the Muslims audience. Iqraa’s programming includes documentaries, live talk-shows, dramas, cultural and educational programs.
So there you have it. 25 different channels. Entertainment for the whole family, young and old alike. Instead of seeing a five minute clip of news from the Middle East, watch in-depth coverage of the same event. It’s like bringing your homeland in to your living room. قصة عشق