Premier League secures Mideast rights deal with BeIN Sports
The agreement, for the 2022-2025 rights cycle, means beIN, which has been the league's broadcast partner since 2013, can show all 380 matches live each season across all 24 countries in the region.
The new TV deal will cover Saudi Arabia even though subscribing to beIN, the Arab world's leading sports channel, has been difficult for Saudi fans since the kingdom's 2017 boycott of Qatar.
A World Trade Organization panel ruled in June that Riyadh had failed to protect the intellectual property rights of beIN by refusing to take action against a pirate TV outfit called "beoutQ".
BeIN Media Group chairman Nasser Al-Khelaifi said the deal was an endorsement of the company's approach.
"This deal demonstrates that rights-holders who do the most to protect their intellectual property also do the most to protect the value of their media rights."
"Our clubs have millions of passionate fans across the Middle East and North Africa and beIN has played an important part in promoting the Premier League and helping engage those fans with our clubs and players," he added.