File - Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is seen leaving the High Court in London in this July 2, 2013.(REUTERS/Neil Hall)
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A Saudi billionaire's pan-Arab TV news channel was declared "dead" Tuesday, ending a two-year search for a new home after it was shut down by the Bahraini authorities.The pro-government Bahraini daily Akhbar al-Khaleej reported at the time that programming had been interrupted after less than 24 hours because the channel had not adhered "to the norms prevalent in Gulf countries".Since then the channel had looked for a new home elsewhere in the Middle East, but without success.The station was owned by outspoken Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a member of the Saudi ruling family.A memo to staff, obtained by AFP, said that Feb. 6 was the last day of work for Alarab's employees.
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