Al-Alam is a Tehran based Arabic Television Channel. It was established in February 23, 2003, by the Iranian government to circulate the vision and mission of the country to the people who speak in Arabic. The channel is owned and run by the state-owned media corporation Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting-IRIB. With other state owned media houses Al-Alam gets high officials appointed by the government.
Their slogan is “Winning the Trust of Audience”. It is a news Channel. Their political news and analysis are the most popular. However, other subjects, such as commentaries, analysis, business and sports also get a share of the audience. Programs are broadcast for over 300 million Arab people around the world, with large audiences in the Persian Gulf and Mediterranean regions. The satellite channel can be received in five continents.
Al-Alam has news bureaus in Tehran, Beirut and Baghdad. Unlike many other channels, Al-Alam can be viewed in Iraq without the use of a satellite receiver, as it is able to use a terrestrial transmitter close to the Iran-Iraq border.
Alalam News Network has online version. They launched Persian Website in April 2007 in order to cover news exclusively in the Persian language. Earlier that, English language website, known as Alalam News, was launched on August 15, 2006, claiming to disseminate news in an impartial moderate manner.
Alexa Traffic Rank: global rank-7,798; rank in Iran 68. 42% are Iranian among total audience. However they have viewers in Syria, United States, Sudan, Germany too.