Know Dubai

Gulf News and Khaleej Times are popular local English dailies in Dubai. The Arabic newspapers are Al Bayan, Al Ittihad and Al Khaleej. Most foreign newspapers can be purchased from hotel bookshops and supermarkets.

News agents carry a wide range of local and foreign magazines. Many local weekly and monthly magazines offer up-to-date information on what’s happening in Dubai. Look for Ahlan!, Connector, Time Out Dubai and What’s On.

Station
Language
Programs
Dubai FM 92.0
English
Music, News
Channel 4 FM 104.8
English
Music, News
Dubai Eye FM 103.8
English
Information station
Al Khaleejia 100.9
Arabic
Music, News
Radio Sawa 90.5
Arabic/English
English pop
Radio One 104.1
English
Dance/R&B

Local television offers Arabic and English channels, while satellite providers offer popular international channels. Du, Orbit, ART and Showtime are some of the most popular cable networks.

Channel
Language
Programs
Dubai Business Channel
Arabic, English
Business and news
BBC World
English
News
CNN
English
News
Euro Sports
English
Sports
Sports
English, German
Financial news
Disney Channel
English, Arabic
Kids
Music Now
English, Arabic
Music
CNBC Asia
English
News, financial news
National Geographic
English
Entertainment
MTV Europe
English
Music
Al Jazeera
Arabic
News
Asia Net
Tamil, English
News, sports and entertainment
SURYA TV
Malayalam, Hindi, English
News, sports and entertainment
Cartoon Network
Hindi, English
kids
Dubai 33
English
News, sports and entertainment
MBC 1
Arabic
News, sports and entertainment
MBC 2
English
Movies
Abu Dhabi
Arabic
News, sports and entertainment
Rotana Network
Arabic
News, weather, movies, sports and entertainment
One TV
English
Movies