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Radio stations in Israel / תחנות רדיו בישראל

Tel Aviv radio stationsJerusalem radio stationsHaifa radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Israel began in 1932 (Radio Tel Aviv). The Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation – Kan (כאן תאגיד השידור הישראלי) is country's national public broadcasting organisation with eight domestic radio networks. Commercial broadcasting is regulated by The Second Authority for Television and Radio – Rashut 2 (הרשות השנייה לטלוויזיה ולרדיו). Currently there are 35 radio stations using over 160 FM and 9 AM transmitters. Primary language on radio is Hebrew, with some stations in Arabic and Russian.
    Area: 22 072 km²; Population: 8.8 million; ITU country code: ISR; callsign prefix: 4X, 4Z

Radio stations in Lebanon / المحطات الاذاعية في لبنان

Beirut radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Lebanon began in 1938 (Radio-Levant, Beirut). Lebanese national radio – Radio Liban (إذاعة لبنان) operates two radio channels. Broadcasting is regulated by the Lebanese Ministry of Information (وزارة الإعلام اللبنانية). Currently there are 32 radio stations using over 200 FM transmitters. Primary language on radio is Arabic, with some stations in Armenian, French and English.
    Area: 10 452 km²; Population: 6 million; ITU country code: LBN; callsign prefix: OD

Radio stations in Jordan / المحطات الاذاعية في الأردن

Amman radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Transjordan began in 1948 (Al-Quds Radio, Ramallah). Jordan Radio and Television Corporation – JRTV (مؤسسة الإذاعة والتلفزيون الأردني) operates five radio channels. Broadcasting is regulated by the Jordan Media Commission – MC (هيئة الاعلام). Currently there are 40 private radio stations; 90 FM transmitters; 4 AM transmitters. Primary language on radio is Arabic, with some stations in English.
    Area: 89 318 km²; Population: 9.5 million; ITU country code: JOR; callsign prefix: JY

Radio stations in Saudi Arabia / المحطات الاذاعية في السعودية

Riyadh radio stationsMedina radio stationsMecca radio stationsJeddah radio stations    more ...

    Radio broadcasting in Saudi Arabia began in 1949 (Radio Mecca, Jeddah). Government-owned Saudi Arabian Broadcasting Authority – SBA (هيئة الإذاعة والتلفزيون) operates six radio channels. Broadcasting is regulated by the General Commission for Audio Audiovisual Media – GCAM (الهيئة العامة للإعلام المرئي والمسموع). Several private radio stationss; 430 FM transmitters; nearly 100 AM transmitters. Primary language on radio is Arabic, with some stations in English.
    Area: 2 206 714 km²; Population: 33 million; ITU country code: ARS; callsign prefix: 7Z, 8Z, HZ

Radio stations in Oman / المحطات الاذاعية في السعودية

Muscat radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Oman began in 1965 (British Eastern Relay Station, Masirah), local radio established in 1970 (Radio Sultanate of Oman, Muscat). Government-owned Public Authority for Radio and Television – PART (الهيئة العامة للإذاعة والتلفزيون) operates five radio channels. Broadcasting is regulated by the Ministry of Information (لوزارة الإعلام). Several private radio stations; 170 FM transmitters; 14 MW stations. Primary language on radio is Arabic, with some stations in English.
    Area: 309 500 km²; Population: 4.6 million; ITU country code: OMA; callsign prefix: A4

Radio stations in the United Arab Emirates / المحطات الاذاعية في الأمارات العربية المتحدة

Abu Dhabi radio stationsDubai radio stations

    Radio broadcasting the Emirates began in 1965 (Sawt al-Sahel, Sharjah). Today Government-owned Abu Dhabi Media – ADM (أبوظبي للإعلام) and Dubai Media Inc. – DMI (مؤسسة دبي للإعلام) are some of the largest media companies in UAE. Broadcasting is regulated by the National Media Council – NMC (المجلس الوطني للإعلام). Currently there are 55 radio stations using over 90 FM and 8 AM transmitters in United Arab Emirates. Primary languages on radio are Arabic and English, with some stations in other languages.
    Area: 83 600 km²; Population: 9.4 million; ITU country code: UAE; callsign prefix: A6

Radio stations in Qatar / المحطات الاذاعية في قطر

Doha radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Qatar began in 1965 (Radio al-Jami' al-Kabir, Doha), Qatar Radio founded in 1968. Government-owned Qatar Media Corporation – QMC (المؤسسة القطرية للإعلام) operates six radio channels. Broadcasting is regulated by the Communications Regulatory Authority – CRA (هيئة تنظيم الاتصالات). Several private radio stations; 35 FM transmitters; 1 MW station. Primary language on radio is Arabic, with some stations in other languages.
    Area: 11 607 km²; Population: 2.6 million; ITU country code: QAT; callsign prefix: A7

Radio stations in Bahrain / المحطات الاذاعية في البحرين

Manama radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Bahrain began in 1940 (Bahrain Broadcasting Station, Manama), Radio Bahrain founded in 1955. Ministry of Information Affairs (وزارة شؤون الإعلام) operates six radio channels. Several private radio stations; 22 FM transmitters; 5 MW stations. Primary language on radio is Arabic, with some stations in English.
    Area: 771 km²; Population: 1.5 million; ITU country code: BHR; callsign prefix: A9

Radio stations in Kuwait / المحطات الاذاعية في الكويت

Kuwait City radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Kuwait began in 1951 (Kuwait Radio). Ministry of Information (وزارة الاعلام) operates nine radio channels. Several private radio stations; 40 FM transmitters; 8 MW stations. Primary language on radio is Arabic, with some stations in English.
    Area: 17 818 km²; Population: 4.4 million; ITU country code: KWT; callsign prefix: 9K

Radio stations in Iraq / المحطات الاذاعية في العراق

Baghdad radio stationsBasra radio stations    more ...

    Radio broadcasting in Iraq began in 1932 (Baghdad). Iraqi Media Network – IMN (شبكة الاعلام العراقي) is state broadcasting service. Broadcasting is regulated by the Communications and Media Commission – CMC (هيئة الإعلام والإتصالات). Currently there are over 200 FM radio stations and several AM stations in Iraq. Primary language on radio is Arabic, with some stations in Kurdish.
    Area: 435 052 km²; Population: 38.2 million; ITU country code: IRQ; callsign prefix: HN, YI

    Radio stations in Iraqi Kurdistan / وێستگەی ڕادیۆیی لە هه‌رێمی کوردستان

Erbil radio stations

    Radio broadcasting in Iraqi Kurdistan began in 1963 (Radyoya Dengê Kurdistan, clandestine). Currently, there is more then 30 regional FM radio stations in Iraqi Kurdistan. Primary language on radio is Sorani Kurdish.
    Area: 46 861 km²; Population: 5.7 million; ITU country code: IRQ (as part of Iraq), KRD (unofficial); callsign prefix: HN, YI

Radio stations in Iran / شبکه های رادیویی در ایران

Tehran radio stationsIsfahan radio stationsMashhad radio stationsShiraz radio stations    more ...

    Radio broadcasting in Persia began in 1926 (Radio Tehran). Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting – IRIB (صدا و سيمای جمهوری اسلامی ايران) is the national broadcasting corporation, which holds a monopoly of domestic radio and television services in the country. IRIB provides 12 national radio stations, 33 regional radio stations and an internationa service IRIB World Service . Currently there are 2000 FM transmitters and 250 AM transmitters in Iran. Primary language on radio is Persian.
    Area: 1 628 750 km²; Population: 81 million; ITU country code: IRN; callsign prefix: 9B~9D, EP~EQ


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