Sout-al-Khaleej from London backup
DAB, 24 hours daily. 558am daily
500,000 Arabs live in the UK, most in London. They come from Egypt, Morocco, Palestine, Yemen, Lebanon, the Gulf States and Iraq. They are doctors, professionals, students and hotel and catering workers. 500,000 visit London every year. Most come from the rich Gulf States for the shopping and attractions of Europe’s most Arab friendly city.
WHERE DO THEY LIVE?
SW1, NW London, W2 and W1 - particularly around Edgware Road. Westminster and Knightsbridge have the highest density of Arabic speakers in London and are two of the most expensive areas to live.