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Two innovative new digital news magazines are to be published monthly by Qatar-based satellite broadcaster Al Jazeera for Arabic speakers with Apple iPads.

Each edition will include the best content from Al Jazeera Arabic and Al Jazeera Documentary channels, as well as analytical features, interactive graphics and video footage.

"Today's announcement is an exciting and significant step forward for Al Jazeera as we fulfil our pledge of providing high-quality content across multiple platforms," said Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al-Thani, director general, Al Jazeera.

"Both the Al Jazeera Arabic and Al Jazeera Documentary magazines will include in-depth analysis and exclusive content for news and film enthusiasts. We look forward to continue providing in-depth and pioneering coverage as demand for Al Jazeera's content continues to grow."

Moeed Ahmad, head of new media, Al Jazeera added: "We are delighted to officially launch the world's first ever Arabic digital news magazines. Both magazines are visually attractive and open up our award-winning coverage to an exciting new medium. This launch showcases Al Jazeera's commitment to remaining at the forefront of providing our audiences with an interactive and captivating media-rich experience."

The applications for both the Al Jazeera Arabic and Al Jazeera Documentary digital magazines are available from the Apple App Store.