United Arab Emirates Newscast

Highlights of the newscast incude:
A re-air of a 6-7 minute videotape of Saddam Hussein recorded, according to Abu Dhabi TV, on April 9 in… read more

Highlights of the newscast incude:

A re-air of a 6-7 minute videotape of Saddam Hussein recorded, according to Abu Dhabi TV, on April 9 in the Al Azamyiah neighborhood of Baghdad, a Sunni community loyal to Saddam.

A re-air of a 4-minute audiotape also recorded by Saddam on April 9 but never broadcast.

A report on the return of normal life to Iraq, including Iraqis taking over street cleaning, restoring power, returning stolen medicine, and explaining why it took so long for the Americans to deter and arrest looters.

A report on Interpol’s warning to collectors not to deal in stolen Iraqi antiquities, and on Interpol sending a team to research what was stolen.

A summit in Riyadh of Iraq’s neighbors, including Turkey, Syria, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia - as well as Egypt and Dubai - and the friction they have over Turkey’s position on autonomy for the Kurds and the U.S.'s choices for members of Iraq’s interim government.

A feature piece on the Iraqi farmer who shot down the Apache helicopter with his lone rifle.

The newscast was recorded in Arabic at 1 p.m. Eastern time which is 9 p.m. in the United Arab Emirates.  close

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United Arab Emirates Newscast

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Program ID:
176257-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
First Aired:
Apr 18, 2003
Last Aired:
Apr 19, 2003

Airing Details

  • Apr 18, 2003 | 6:23pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 2003 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 19, 2003 | 1:31am EDT | C-SPAN 1