Dr Sulaiman Abal Khail, rector of the university, said the satellite channel
would be dedicated to countering extremist ideas from the minds of citizens, especially the younger generation.
The satellite channels
will all be broadcasting in digital format and the government is pushing for as much HDTV programming as possible.
The Iraqi satellite channel
correspondent Mustafa Hamid and His cameraman Qusay Sahib had been wounded in Diyala today and were taken by helicopter to a hospital in Baghdad.
Also, in a flagrant violation of the freedom of speech, European satellite service providers Eutelsat SA and Intelsat ordered media services company Arqiva on October 15 to stop the broadcast of several Iranian satellite channels
, including Press TV, al-Alam, Jam-e-Jam 1 and 2, Sahar 1 and 2, Islamic Republic of Iran News Network, Quran TV, and the Arabic-language al-Kawthar TV.
Najwa made a second satellite channel
appearance on the Lebanese show "B Beirut" on LBC where she wowed a street audience with a number of songs and the latest dish on her work.
Some satellite channels
had earlier reported that Ghazalah had defected and joined his family and some members of his relatives in Jordan.
In an interview with the Lebanese New TV Satellite Channel
on Saturday, Bin Jiddo said his resignation from the channel came at a critical moment which is one of the most difficult and momentous, not only in the history of the al-Jazeera and the Arab media, but also in the history of the Arab nation.
Famous Egyptian journalist Ibrahim Issa also announced that he would launch a new satellite channel
to be named Hurriyyah (Freedom).
Mousawi, 37, is father of four children and had worked with Al-Anwar TV Satellite Channel
since three years, preparing islamic and cultural programs.
All of Japan's major commercial webs will be operating a satellite channel
that will start service at the end of 2000 and all of the nets have set up satcasting companies.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Colonel Qandil al-Jubouri, police chief of Dhuluiya denied what appeared on a satellite channel
about controlling the terrorist gangs on Jabour area, south of Dhuluiya.
The Investment Authority's threat to revoke CBC's licence if the satellite channel
does not remove what it deems to be inappropriate content from the popular television programme Al-Bernameg has raised questions regarding the authority's jurisdiction.