The Arabic television Al-Jazeera began broadcasting in the Balkan peninsula. Regional news bulletins are broadcast from the capital of Bosnia Sarajevo, reported by Agency France-Presse.
According to the director of the Balkan unit of Al-Jazeera Tarik Djodjic, television audience in the region should be around 20 million people. TV channel broadcasts on Islamic audience. In addition to the main television studio in Sarajevo, the Al-Jazeera TV has opened offices in other capitals of the Balkan states as well as in Zagreb (Croatia), Skopje (Macedonia) and Belgrade (Serbia).
In 2010, the Qatari television channel Al-Jazeera bought the Balkans television station NTV 99. The contract cost the Arab television about 1.2 billion euros.
Al-Jazeera is the largest TV channel in the world, and it is broadcasting in Arabic. Broadcaster has news and political programs, documentaries and children's programs. In addition to Arabic programs, Al-Jazeera TV has programs in English. The company founded in 1996 in Qatar, the headquarters of Al-Jazeera is in the capital of Qatar Doha.