Alhurra (Arabic for The Free One) is a news TV channel and is operated by the non-profit corporation "The Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc." (MBN). MBN is financed by the U.S.
Government through a grant from the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent federal agency.
Asharq news is a round-the-clock newschannel in Arabic, with a focus on regional and global economics. Asharq News headquarters is located in Riyadh, and it has central offices in
Dubai International Financial Center in the UAE and Washington DC in the US.
Al Ekhbariya is a government (Ministry of Culture and Information) operated Arabic satellite TV channel. The channel provides news and current affairs and is based Riyadh, the Capital of Saudi
SBC Channel (former Saudi 2, KSA 2) offers various programs and Saudi dramas and entertainment around the clock. The channel is controlled by the Ministry of Culture and Information and
is based in Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia Broadcast info (source - CIA WFB):
broadcast media are state-controlled; state-run TV operates 4 networks; Saudi Arabia is a major market for pan-Arab satellite TV broadcasters; state-run radio operates several networks; multiple international broadcasters are available (2007)