Saturday 27 May 2017

Du to broadcast Holy Quran Award

UAE-based telecom provider Du will once again broadcast the 21st annual Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA) to viewers across Mena and Europe. Viewers will also have the opportunity to watch the Awards on du IPTV and duView, giving them the flexibility of watching the ce


JPd wins big at Transform Awards

JPd, an independent brand strategy and design agency based in the UAE, has won five strategic branding and design awards at this year’s Transform Awards Mena.   JPd’s excellence in rebranding and brand development was recognised in a room brimming with industry s


InfoFort rebranded using 'Dubai Font'

InfoFort, an Aramex company and leading information management solution provider in the Middle East and Africa, has unveiled a new logo designed using the recently launched ‘Dubai’ typeface. In homage to the emirate’s vision to become a leader in innovation and


James Bond 'Moore' dies at 89

Sir Roger Moore best known for playing James Bond on screen, has died at the age of 89," reported BBC, citing his family. He played the famous British spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and A View to a Kill. The actor took the character of James Bond in a mor


Batelco launches Family TV package

Batelco, a leading digital solutions and services provider in Bahrain, has launched Batelco Family, a new TV package priced at only BD10 ($26) with a selection of channels to please all ages and tastes. Batelco’s TV service, which delivers a Full Digital Home Solution to it


Doha Film Institute picks 29 projects for grants

The Doha Film Institute has chosen 29 film projects from 16 countries for its Spring Grants 2017, which supports first- and second-time filmmakers, as well as established Arab directors for short and feature-length films. In addition to two films from Qatari filmmakers, the grant


Al Jazeera launches Arabic content on Snapchat's Discover

Al Jazeera Media Network has launched its daily channel on Snapchat's Discover which the network sees as one of the key mediums for its dedicated Arabic content. The channel is aimed at engaging and inspiring a generation of empowered and conscious Arab youth, a statement sai


Careem, OSN sign strategic partnership

Careem, a leading ride-hailing service in the Middle East, has announced a strategic partnership with OSN, a major entertainment network in the region, to deliver enhanced value for customers of both companies across the Mena region. With the new partnership, OSN subscribers who


UAE wins Oscar nod to enter foreign films category

The UAE will now be able to submit an entry to the foreign language film competition of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), said the chairman of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF). The UAE is now eligible to submit a feature-length film for consideratio


Evonik becomes corporate member of Dubai Opera

Evonik, a German industrial group, has signed up as a corporate member of Dubai Opera. The initiative is a part of the company’s continuous efforts to endorse the regional arts and culture scene, said a statement. “Creativity is at the core of the Evoni

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