Mideast nets protest as death threat cans 'Kabul'

Jaafar, Ali
November 2004
Variety;11/1/2004, Vol. 396 Issue 11, p26
Trade Publication
Reports on the plan of Middle East Broadcasting Corp. (MBC) and Orbit TV in Saudi Arabia to press charges against Qatar TV over the suspension of its controversial drama serial "The Road to Kabul" after threats from the Mujahedeen Brigades of Iraq and Syria, Islamist extremists. Overview of the series; Statement posted by the extremist group; Comment from MBC on the cancellation.


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