Waleed Al-Ibrahim is the chairman of Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC). He founded MBC in London in 1991 as the first independent Arabic satellite TV station. In 2002, he moved his headquarters to Dubai. The following year, he launched Al Arabiya, a 24-hour news channel. MBC now includes 11 channels catering to all viewers in Arabic, English, and Persian. Waleed Al-Ibrahim has received several awards for his contributions and achievements in business and media.
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