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Al-Baghdadia TV
Type Satellite Television
Branding Nationalistic
Country Cairo, Egypt and Baghdad, Iraq
Availability Middle East, Europe, North America and Australia
Broadcast area
Middle East
Owner Awn Hussain Al Khashlok
Launch date
12 September 2005
Official website
www.albaghdadia.com

Al-Baghdadia TV is an independent Iraqi-owned[1] Arabic-language satellite channel based in Cairo, Egypt. It is considered a Nationalistic channel of funding directly and only from the CEO.[2] During the Iraqi insurgency, several prominent journalists with the station were murdered.[3] More recently, Global TV Stations depend on Al Baghdadia for news coming from Iraq. It has a live morning show called 'Al Baghdadia Wa El Nas' which is a free show that allows Iraqis to give their opinion and to send a message to the government, this supports Iraqi democracy. The CEO of Al Baghdadia believes that democracy should be created by true Iraqis, not by force. The TV station is dubbed the name 'Umm al-Fuqarā' (The Mother of the Poor People). In 2012, Al-Baghdadia Media Group launches its second channel, B2, broadcasting mainly series, drama, movies and entertainment. since then Al Baghdadia 2 is first entertainment channel in Iraq, B2 freq on Nilesat (Frequency: 10777, S/R: 27500, Pol: Horizontal, Fec: 4/3) .

History[edit]

Management and programming[edit]

Al-Baghdadia is a general entertainment channel that broadcasts in Arabic via a Hot Bird 8 at 13E satellite (Frequency: 11747, S/R:27500, Pol:Horizontal, Fec: 3/4),[4] Nilesat (Frequency: 11919, S/R: 27500, Pol: Horizontal, Fec: 4/3), the CEO and Managing Director of the station is Dr. Awn Hussain Al Khashlok (a Civil Engineer), Abdel-Hameed al-Sayeh is the station's manager, in Cairo.[5] The Newseum said, "The station is often critical of the U.S. presence in Iraq."[6] Dr. Hussein Shaaban, the previous director general of Al Baghdadia, has described the U.S. occupation as “humiliating to Iraq”.[7]

Journalists murdered[edit]

In a round of killings targeting journalists during the Iraqi insurgency that shocked the country, Al-Baghdadia suffered through several casualties of some of its most well-known contributors.[3] On 16 January 2006, cameraman Luaay Salam Radeef was murdered.[8] In April 2006, So'oud Muzahim al-Shoumari, an Al-Baghdadia correspondent, was found dead in Baghdad's southern district of Doura, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).[9] On 5 May 2006, human rights correspondent So’oud Mukahim Al-Shoumari, who was also known by the last name Al-Hadithi, was abducted, tortured and shot dead in Baghdad.[10]

A line producer for the channel, Jawad Al-Daami, was murdered in Baghdad on 24 September 2007.[11] Al-Daami, a very well known poet,[9] worked on cultural and social programs for Al-Baghdadia until he was found shot in the head in Al-Qadissiya, a neighborhood in southwestern Baghdad.[9]

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Reporters without borders (press release)
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 09:56:39 -0700

Al-Baghdadia, an Iraqi satellite TV station that has its headquarters in Cairo, has announced that it is ending all activities in Iraq as a result of a decision by the Iraqi government's Communications and Media Commission (CMC) on 1 November to ...
 
Businessweek
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 03:21:05 -0700

Iraq's parliament delayed a session to debate the imposition of a state of emergency as it lacked the number of members needed to vote on the decision, Iraqi state-sponsored Al-Baghdadia TV reported. Al-Maliki had asked parliament for emergency powers ...

Voice of America

Voice of America
Thu, 09 Jan 2014 03:00:24 -0800

CAIRO— In Iraq, a suicide bomber has killed at least 21 army recruits and wounded several dozen others outside a military airport near Baghdad. The attack came as Iraqi security forces are in conflict with al-Qaida linked militants in western Anbar ...
 
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:55:13 -0800

Security forces surrounded the Baghdad offices of the Cairo-based satellite channel Al-Baghdadia TV, and Radio Al-Mahaba, an independent women's radio broadcaster, and forced the outlets off the air, according to news reports and local press freedom ...
 
Voice of America
Mon, 25 Mar 2013 09:14:18 -0700

BAGHDAD— Transcript of video: Journalists in Iraq face more and more obstacles to their reporting, according to media activists. Nevertheless, some media outlets continue to fight for a free and unbiased press. Live from a studio at al-Baghdadia TV ...
 
Middle East Forum
Tue, 18 Dec 2012 04:42:15 -0800

Yet around the same time, on December 13, al-Baghdadia TV broadcast a fatwa by Ayatollah al-Baghdadi (who currently resides in Syria), declaring Iraq's Christians to be "polytheists" and "friends of Zionists" who should either convert to Islam or die.
 
AsiaNews.it
Tue, 18 Dec 2012 03:50:41 -0800

The cardinal calls for Christian-Muslim collaboration for "peace and progress". Sunni Imam: we are "brothers and sisters". Shiite leader: Christians "flowers in the garden." In the governorate Christmas will be a public holiday and vacation "for all ...
 
Daily Mail
Wed, 15 Sep 2010 14:25:39 -0700

The al-Baghdadia TV channel has taken great pains to ensure its checkpoint looks like any other in the city, so as not to arouse suspicion. But what they have aroused instead is anger, with thousands of viewers complaining. Clearly, they have never ...
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