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26.03.03

WORLD SERVICE
IRAQ CRISIS


BBC Arabic launches phone-in programme


BBC Arabic Service launches a new phone-in programme, Nuqtat Hiwar (Talking Point).


Starting on Wednesday 26 March, and broadcast after the 1000 GMT News, Monday through Friday, the programme offers a forum for exchange of opinion on specific topics.


The first edition of Nuqtat Hiwar will present listeners' views on the war in Iraq.


Presented by Hosam el-Sokkari, the programme invites listeners of the BBC Arabic Service and visitors to its online site - bbcarabic.com - to participate in the programme by sending their phone number and their input to arabic.debate@bbc.co.uk


Notes to Editors


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It has a global audience of 150 million listeners while its websites receive 100 million page impressions each month.



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