Monday 20 February 2017

Abu Dhabi announces key appointments

UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in his capacity as Ruler of Abu Dhabi, has issued a decree appointing senior executives to Abu Dhabi Accountability and Housing Authorities and Executive Committee of Abu Dhabi. As per the decree, Hamad Mohammed Al Hu


Dubai Police wants ban on social media in schools

Dubai Police is set to launch an awareness drive in schools across the emirate asking students to avoid surfing and chatting on social media sites when at schools following complaints from parents in this regard, said a report. The Police will also co-ordinate with the Ministry o


Cayan to sue Russian model over Dubai tower stunt

Cayan Group, the leading property developer in the Middle East, has strongly condemned Russian model Viki Odintcova and her assistants’ daredevil stunt of hanging off the edge of the Cayan Tower roof without any restraints, or safety precautions. Odintcova, who risked her l


Ooredoo readies special song for Kuwait National Day

Ooredoo, a leading telecom services operator in Kuwait, said it has produced a special song to mark the National Day on February 25 in style performed by the famous singer Balqees and featuring talk show personality Abla Fahita. The song has been written by lyricist Saad Al Musai


Action launches new identity, new CEO named

Action Global Communications has announced the launch of the agency’s new fresh and simple corporate identity which reflects the company’s strategic transformation. The agency is now being led by its new CEO Chris Christodoulou, who has taken over from the group’s fou


Art Dubai Group names William Knight as MD

Art Dubai Group has appointed William Knight as managing director and head of design at the company. As owners of the region’s leading portfolio of art and design events in the Middle East and North Africa, Knight has been appointed to lead and develop the company’s d


Zain, iflix to launch regional Internet TV service

Zain, a leading mobile and data services operator listed in Kuwait, has joined hands with leading Internet TV service group iflix to launch its operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The new joint venture, iflix Arabia, will be headquartered in Dubai and tr


Art Dubai to host 93 galleries from 43 nations

The 11th edition of Art Dubai, scheduled to be held next month, will be the most international to date, welcoming new galleries and representative countries to the fair for the first time, alongside ambitious new elements to the programming. Highlights of the fair’s growing


OSN unveils new prices, packs

OSN, a leading entertainment network in the region, today launched new prices and new packs that will bring its breadth of world-class content to hundreds of thousands more subscribers. The game-changing prices and packs are the first steps in a customer-first strategy that defin


DIFF logs record 60,000 admissions

The Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) topped previous records in its 13th edition, seeing over 60,000admissions and over 4,000 registered industry professionals and media from around the world during the eight-day event. The dates for DIFF’s 14thedition have been con

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