Monday, September 5, 2011

France 24 Arabic

France 24 (pronounced France vingt-quatre [fʁɑ̃s vɛ̃tkatʁ] on all three editions) is an international news and current affairs television channel. The service is aimed at the overseas market, similar to BBC World News, DW-TV, NHK World and RT, and broadcast through satellite and cable operators throughout the world.
During 2010 the channel started broadcasting through its own iPhone app. It started broadcasting on 6 December 2006.
Funded by the French government and based in Issy-les-Moulineaux,[1] near Paris, the channel broadcasts world news. Currently it offers variants in English and Arabic in addition to French.
It is run by a partnership between Groupe TF1 and France Télévisions (including France 2 and France 3), with some programmes sourced from Agence France-Presse, Radio France Internationale, TV5MONDE, Arte, Euronews, and La Chaîne parlementaire. It is funded by France with an annual budget of approximately €80 million.[2]
President Nicolas Sarkozy announced on 8 January 2008 that he was in favour of reducing France 24's programming to French only.[3]

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