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Alhurra Resources

Cable from the U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi to the Secretary of State (PDF)
June 2002

Radio Sawa's Coverage of Saddam Hussein's Capture (PDF)
Dec. 14, 2003

State Department Survey of Radio Sawa (PDF)

Office of the Inspector General Report (PDF)
Review of the Broadcasting Board of Governors' Middle East Radio Network Launch and Broadcast Initiatives
November 2004

Cable from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo to the Secretary of State (PDF)
"Al Hurra's slow response to fast-breaking events such as [Hamas leader] Sheikh Yassin's killing and the cancellation of the Arab Summit in Tunis has hurt its ability to attract a wider audience."
April 2004

Congressional Research Service Report (PDF)
The Middle East Television Network: An Overview
Jeremy M. Sharp, Middle East Policy Analyst
Aug. 17, 2005

Hearing before the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (PDF)
Includes testimony from then-BBG Chairman Kenneth Tomlinson and then-Al Hurra News Director Mouafac Harb
Nov. 10, 2005

Booz Allen Report (PDF)
Strategic Review of the Television Broadcasting Sector in the Middle East
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
Revised March 2006

GAO Report (PDF)
Management of Middle East Broadcasting Services Could Be Improved
Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations
August 2006

GAO Report (PDF)
Strategic Planning Efforts Have Improved, but Agencies Face Significant Implementation Challenges
Testimony before the House Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight by Jess T. Ford Director of International Affairs and Trade
April 26, 2007

Letter to Secretary Condoleezza Rice (PDF)
From Members of the State-Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee requesting then-News Director Larry Register be replaced
May 9, 2007

Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia (PDF)
Includes testimony from BBG board member Joaquin Blaya and MBN president Brian Conniff
May 16, 2007

Office of the Inspector General Report (PDF)
Report of Inspection: Alhurra's Programming Policies and Procedures
May 2008

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