Tuesday, May 02, 2006

BBC Arabic FM Radio Network Expands

[Update on http://www.bbcarabic.com]

The BBC Arabic service now transmits on an expanding network of FM frequencies in the Middle East:

Bahrain: 103.8 FM

Djibouti: 99.2 FM

Gaza: 107.4 FM

Iraq: Baghad 89.0 FM, Al Kut 98.0 FM, Al Nasiriya 100 FM, Alamara 89.0 FM, Basra 90.0 FM, Kirkuk 92.9 FM, Mosul and Erbil 96.0 FM

Jordan: Amman 103.1 FM and Ajloun 89.1 FM (which can also be heard in parts of Jerusalem and the West Bank)

Kuwait: 90.1 FM

Qatar: Doha 107.4 FM

Somalia: Hargaisa 89 FM, Mogadishu: Radio HornAfrik 99.9 FM.

Sudan: Khartoum 91.0 FM, Al Ubayyid 91.0 FM, Port Sudan 91.0 FM and Wad Madani 91.5 FM

UAE: Abu Dhabi 90.3 FM and Dubai 87.9 FM

West Bank: Bethlehem 89.6 FM

[Remember that digital broadcasting takes one step further in the Middle East with the BBC Arabic TV Service soon to be launched.Ed]

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