Sunday 20 August 2017

Morocco launches bid to host 2026 World Cup

Morocco has launched its bid to host the World Cup in 2026, the Royal Moroccan Football Federation (RMFF), the country's football association, was quoted as saying in media reports. In a short statement posted online, the RMFF confirmed that it had submitted its application t


1915 by Seddiqi & Sons collects 2,200 watches in charity drive

1915 by Seddiqi & Sons, a one-stop destination for the latest trends in fashion watches, jewellery pieces and accessories, collected around 2,200 watches through its recent #WatchInWatchOut charity campaign. These watches were presented to the UAE Red Crescent during a ceremo


Cineco reports record net profit of $94.5m

Bahrain Cinema Company (Cineco), a market leader in the entertainment industry in the kingdom, reported a record net profit of BD35.89 million ($94.5 million) for the first six months of 2017, a major leap from BD1.4 million ($3.6 million) recorded in the same period last year. T


Iflix secures new $133m funding led by Hearst

Iflix, a leading subscription video on demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets, has completed a $133-million funding round as it continues to deliver on its vision of bringing the world’s best entertainment to its audiences, the company said. The funding round, which attracted


Du launches Youth Council

Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du), today announced the launch of its youth council in the UAE as part of the International Youth Day Celebration across the country. The announcement event was attended by Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture a


YouTube certified training now available in UAE

BrandMoxie, a leading advertising and marketing agency housed at twofour54 in Abu Dhabi, has partnered with Los Angeles based CreatorUp! - a YouTube Certified leader in digital media education and training around the world. Together they will accelerate and support digital media


Singer Amr Diab named top Arab celebrity

Egyptian singer Amr Diab tops the first Forbes Middle East list of 100 Arab celebrities from the Middle East, with over 30.6 million followers across his social media platforms. The list, published in the latest edition of Forbes Middle East reveals the region’s favourite p

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