Sky News Arabia is also re-launching several its flagship shows including "Al Sabah", "Niran Sadiqa", "Al Massa" and “Malaeb”.
Sky News Arabia, a pan-Arab news organisation has announced the launch of eight new programmes for its viewers across the MENA region.
Available across its free-to-air 24-hour TV channel and other digital platforms, the new programmes will utilise Sky News Arabia’s newsroom supported by Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). The new programming includes six weekly shows and two daily programs.
The new line-up of shows includes Al Muwajaha (Hard Talk) which explores political topics in the Arab world with prominent Arab politicians.
Ahl Misr is a weekly programme which offers an in-depth view of the latest political subjects and news that impact the lives of the Egyptian people. Eqtisadukum (Your Economy) will focus on economic topics of interest to the youth including agriculture, SMEs, and micro industry.
Min Hunak offers investigative reports, prepared by the channel’s news reporters from across its MENA bureaus. Tashkhis (Diagnosis) in English will shed light on important health and medicine developments and news.
The new daily show Minassat will examine various topics being discussed on social media using VR and AR technologies. Sahafa is a new daily programme that discusses headlines from local regional and global media in a simple and dynamic format.
Al Qissa is a field reporting programme that highlights political milestones from the history of the Middle East and the world.
Commenting on the new development, Abdou Gadallah, Deputy Head of News at Sky News Arabia, said: “We work constantly to bring our audiences new and fresh content as well as enhance our existing line up of programs to appeal to our viewers’ changing requirements and tastes. Our presenters, anchors and backend employees share this passion and continuously work to offer meaningful and entertaining content that people want to hear, see or interact with whether social, political, economic or the like.”