Monday 20 August 2018

GEMS founder pledges $1.36m for Kerala relief

GEMS Education Founder & Chairman Sunny Varkey has committed Dh5 million ($1.36 million) to the special committee formed by the UAE to support emergency relief and rehabilitation work in Kerala, a media report said. "The UAE government, under the leadership of President


Snapchat announces special stickers, filter for Eid Al Adha

To celebrate Eid Al Adha, Snapchat has introduced a selection of brand new, Eid-inspired creative tools exclusive to the platform and available during the Eid Al Adha week. Snapchatters across in the region will be able to decorate their snaps with stickers and a variety of filte


Emaar's cine brand Reel Cinemas unveils new luxury features

Reel Cinemas, a cine brand under Emaar Entertainment, the leisure and entertainment arm of UAE developer Emaar Properties, has redefined the movie experience with unprecedented firsts that will awe and delight movie-goers at Reel Cinemas – The Dubai Mall. The new features i


Bahrain announces Eid Al Adha holidays

Bahrain government has announced a four-day holiday for the public sector to mark Eid Al Adha, which will be celebrated on Tuesday (August 21). His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa the Prime Minister issued a circular stipulating the official holiday for Eid Al


Dubai Culture launches ‘Mosques of The World’ expo

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the Emirate's dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage and literature, has launched a photo exhibition about the ‘Mosques of the World’. The event is being held in cooperation with Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Ras


Bahrain gears up for ‘Cartoon Network Live! show

Tickets are selling like hot cakes for the much-anticipated Middle East premiere of the Cartoon Network Live! Heroes Unite stage show, which will run in Bahrain for four days over the Eid Al Adha holidays, from 23 to 26 August.    Priced at BD25 ($66), BD12


Eid Al Adha concerts announced

Looking for a fun way to spend your Eid holiday? Don’t miss the three special concerts taking place across Dubai, making Eid Al Adha a celebration not to be missed this year. Popular Arab singer Balqees will perform a free concert at Dragon Mart 2 on August 24 as part of th


New list names top Saudi female trailblazers under 30

AboutHer, a website dedicated to covering stories that highlight the roles and realities of women in Saudi Arabia, has put together a list of top female personalities under the age of 30 from across the kingdom. Its top 20 list, which celebrates the kingdom's most innovative,


KNCC launches rebranded Cinescape

Kuwait National Cinema Company (KNCC), a leading entertainment company in Kuwait, is rolling out its rebranded Cinescape across all its locations. Coinciding with the rebrand roll-out, KNCC is opening a new multiplex at Al Kout Mall, which was revealed during an inauguration cere


Iflix, Wattpad ink landmark production deal

Iflix, a top entertainment service and Wattpad, a global multiplatform entertainment company, have signed a content partnership to bring Wattpad stories to millions of iflix users across Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.  Over the next year, iflix and Wattpad will co-produc

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