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The Al-Araby Television network, of which Al-Araby Al-Jadeed channel was the first to launch, addresses audiences in the Arab world, particularly the youth.
January 30, 2015 - 16:25 GMT
The Qatari-funded channel, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, was launched from London on Sunday, a highly symbolic date as it coincided with the fourth anniversary of the 25 January Revolution in Egypt.

December 3, 2014

The young sports fans won the competition after uploading videos of themselves displaying their football skills
05:58 GMT

A group of 12 talented young people had the chance to meet sporting hero and Ooredoo brand ambassador Leo Messi in Barcelona last week, as Ooredoo's successful "Simply Do Wonders" competition concluded.

The mission, to be led by emiratis, will make the UAE one of nine countries with space programmes to explore Mars.
05:55 GMT

The recently created UAE Space Agency, established to help the country send the region’s first unmanned mission to Mars.

Saudi Arabia’s market regulator suspended share trading in both companies.
04:55 GMT

Zain Saudi, Saudi Arabia’s No.3 telecom operator, said on Tuesday that a SAR2.2 billion ($586.28 million) claim from Mobily was unfounded.

Bahrain Women’s Day
04:40 GMT
(press release)

Zain Bahrain, the most innovative operator in the Kingdom, honoured the dedication, talent and commitment of its women employees on the occasion of Bahrain Women’s Day.

December 2, 2014

Jordan, which is the largest producer of digital games in the region, contributes about 60 per cent of the games developed in the Middle East.
16:22 GMT

Sony Mobile is interested in cooperating with Jordanian game and app developers and boosting their skills.

Said Al Shanfari, Director of Business Marketing
09:01 GMT

Ooredoo has launched a new service, IP VPN (IP Virtual Private Network) which offers an MPLS based multi-point connectivity within Oman.

December 1, 2014

The feature, called "app graph," will allow the company to see what other applications users may have installed on phones or other devices.
16:52 GMT

Twitter will begin tracking what third-party apps are installed on users' mobile devices.

The carrier says onboard Wi-Fi is available on all 53 A380s and on 28 Boeing 777s, which serve six continents.
16:16 GMT

More than half a million passengers have connected to the internet on an Emirates aircraft.

During the event
09:09 GMT
(press release)

Samsung Electronics Levant, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, launched its new microwave convection oven in a gathering for media and social media.

08:27 GMT

Ericsson and IBM announced today a collaboration to jointly research phased-array antenna designs for 5G, allowing networks to provide customers with data speeds orders of magnitude faster than what is available currently.

During the event
05:14 GMT
(press release)

Huawei connected with KSA CIOs and business leaders today to showcase how Cloud and Software Defined Networking (SDN)-enabled solutions can help KSA be part of a better connected world.

November 30, 2014

09:21 GMT
(press release)

Acer retains its position as number one DLP Brand in EMEA for the 23th consecutive quarter.

07:48 GMT

du, the Middle East’s fastest-growing telecom service provider, has partnered with Samsung Gulf Electronics, to make it easier for customers to buy Samsung GALAXY Apps securely online.

November 27, 2014

SC-CMAX5 Audio System
10:28 GMT
(press release)

Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) has introduced the SC-CMAX5 Audio System, an all-in-one component that delivers dynamic sound both indoors and outdoors.

November 26, 2014

Danaher management team at the opening of the new Dubai office
07:36 GMT
(press release)

Danaher Corporation, global science and technology innovator, today opened its new office in Dubai Healthcare City, marking another milestone in its Middle East operations.