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There is irony in the very title of the spot-on prediction made by Freedom House, which issued a comprehensive report: “The Struggle for Turkey's Internet.
September 15, 2014 - 22:10 GMT
Only a week after hosting the ninth Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Ankara struck back at criticism of government Internet policies with full force.

May 18, 2014

07:06 GMT
(press release)

Orange Jordan launched its new “Ghair Shekl” line, for the first time in Jordan.

During the event
05:47 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant launched its breathtaking 2014 UHD TV lineup in Jordan including the world’s first Curved Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV.

Injazat Data Systems
05:39 GMT
(press release)

As part of its commitment to promoting IT literacy in the United Arab Emirates, Injazat Data Systems recently donated IT equipment and computers to the Sharjah Ladies Club.

May 16, 2014

Bank of Israel officials told "Globes" last week that the strong shekel was a direct consequence of the dollar's weakness on international markets, and drew attention to the dollar-euro exchange rate.
00:44 GMT

Manufacturers Association president, "This emergency requires an immediate response."

May 14, 2014

During the event
12:13 GMT
(press release)

Huawei announced it has successfully upgraded a network infrastructure and deployed a set of its latest IP telephones for UAE-based RSA Logistics, providing the flexibility RSA needs to grow its business in 2014.

Etisalat has completed its purchase of a 53 per cent stake in Maroc Telecom from Paris-listed Vivendi for €4.14 billion euros.
11:53 GMT

The UAE operator has bought into Maroc Telecom through a separate legal entity, Etisalat International North Africa

Faisal Al Bannai, CEO, axiom
09:55 GMT
(press release)

Axiom has been named as one of the UAE’s top social media brands, according to a new report from a prominent research company.

In addition to the self-serve advertising products launch, which until now was closed to Israeli businesses, last week, Twitter launched its Accounts service for Israeli businesses to help them take their first steps in advertising on Twitter
03:55 GMT

With 255 million active monthly users, the bluebird of Twitter Inc. officially landed in Israel on Tuesday

Mobile penetration in Jordan reached 156 per cent at the end of 2013, with 10.3 million mobile subscriptions, according to official figures.
03:55 GMT

Mobile penetration in Jordan reached 156 per cent at the end of 2013, with 10.3 million mobile subscriptions, according to official figures.

May 13, 2014

Sultan Al-Wahaibi, Nawras Network Implementation and Infrastructure Director
10:24 GMT

Nawras launched its 3rd 3G+ carrier services on the 900MHz band last Friday, across several cities countrywide.

LG webOS UL and Intertek
10:13 GMT
(press release)

LG Electronics announced that its revolutionary webOS Smart TV platform has been acknowledged by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and Intertek for its sublimely convenient graphical user interface.

09:37 GMT

ASUS today announced the Z97-WS motherboard for workstations.

Amr Refaat, GM of IBM Middle East and Pakistan & Dr. Easa Bastaki, President of University of Dubai
07:33 GMT

IBM and the University of Dubai, today announced a plan to establish a Smarter Cities Institute.

Oakili said the ministry plans to take stern action against individuals and companies who trade in fake computer programs.
05:42 GMT

The US has barred 34 Saudi scholarship students from completing their studies at its universities and banned 40 Saudi tourists from entering its territories and returned them home for using unlicensed programs on their laptops,

May 12, 2014

11:34 GMT
(press release)

Ooredoo today announced the establishment of Ooredoo Global Services (OGS), which will serve as the Group’s wholesale arm.