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  • AlScene Launches Custom Ramadan TV Schedule Generator

    AlScene.com might live and breathe online, but the innovative and irreverent team know that in Ramadan, TV reigns supreme. Working with MO4 Network's team of in-house developers, AlScene.com presents the region's first Custom Ramadan TV Schedule Generator. With just four simple clicks, the seasonal feature will create a unique schedule, customized to each user's preferences and the times of day they're free to watch.

  • Startup Scene ME: The Stories of the MENA’s Fiercest Entrepreneurs

    After CairoScene’s explosive success in startup stories, entrepreneur interviews and active participation in the regional eco-system for nearly four years, Startup Scene ME emerges as a dedicated platform for the Middle East’s nascent and innovative startup space.

  • “UAE top Arab country for women’s empowerment”

    Pyramedia CEO and renowned media personality, Nashwa Al Ruwaini addressed a packed audience gathered at the Beach Rotana Hotel in Abu Dhabi with her experiences and thoughts on women’s empowerment in the workforce. During her address, Al Ruwaini thanked the leadership of the UAE for their commitment to the cause of women which has enabled the UAE to become the most attractive work environment for women in the Arab world. “Our media industry in the Arab region has evolved immensely. The UAE ranks 27th in the world under the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM), which is the best rating in the Arab world” she said.

  • Abu Dhabi Media officially launches “Radio 1” and “Radio 2”

    Abu Dhabi Media has announced the official launch of “Radio 1” and Radio 2” stations, part of the Abu Dhabi Radio Network, bringing the total number of stations under its umbrella to eight stations. The new launch, which brings ADM’s number of brands up to 27, underscores the corporation’s plans to expand its English-language radio stations.

  • Al Aan TV relaunches with new ‘NOW’ campaign that seeks to ‘Seize the day’ and capture wider audience

    Al Aan TV has announced its move to relaunch itself with a 'NOW' campaign that not only looks towards seizing the day but also gain a captive wider audience in the region. The move allows the leading television channel to reposition itself anew with a whole new programming line-up of shows depicting real-information and real-entertainment in a more modern and fast paced real-time setting. Al Aan TV’s ‘NOW’ campaign complements the station’s commitment towards providing real-time quality programming in a fun, light and entertaining manner--consolidating its ability to stay current by adapting to the changing tastes and desires of the audiences and addressing pressing issues in its own unique manner.

  • Al Hafidh TV Commercial hits 1 million views in one day

    “With precision timing, a very well branded and top quality production of the new Al Hafidh television commercial was launched in Iraq and in time with yet what will prove to be another summer with abnormal heat. The TVC ‘s aim was not only to increase sales of the prestigious and dependable air conditioning units but also to introduce a unique branded jingle with a catchy melody to the Iraqi market”. 

  • Announcing Global Sustainability, a new Open Access launch from Cambridge

    Cambridge University Press is pleased to announce a major new open-access journal, Global Sustainability, to publish significant research advances and policy-relevant reviews and commentaries addressing Earth-system resilience, sustainability and solutions in the context of rapid global change.

  • Arab News/YouGov US election MENA poll

    Half the citizens of the Middle East and North Africa would not vote in the US election if given the chance, highlighting the regional unpopularity of both candidates in the presidential race, an Arab News/YouGov poll has found.

  • ArabiaWeather to Provide Weather Segments to Al Arabiya News Channel

    ArabiaWeather Inc. – the leading provider of weather products, services and solutions to consumers and businesses in the Middle East – has been chosen to provide weather data to Al Arabiya News Channel, the news source of choice for Arabs seeking credible news and information about the Middle East and beyond. The relationship between the two parties was formalized in an agreement signed by Mohammed Al Shaker, CEO of ArabiaWeather, and Turki Al-Dakhil, General Manager of Al Arabiya Television News Network.

  • B4U Plus Ranked Top Asian Channel in UAE

    The leading Bollywood entertainment channel, B4U Plus today announced that it is ranked the second most preferred and viewed Asian entertainment channel in the UAE by the leading market research company, IPSOS.

  • B4U TO BE THE OFFICIAL SOUTH ASIAN MEDIA PARTNER FOR ST LUCIA STARS FOR CPL 2017

    B4U NETWORK is excited to announce a tie-up with St Lucia Stars cricket team for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League, which will be played from August 4th to September 9th 2017.

  • Bentley Systems Invites Members of the Press and Industry Analysts to Join Fifth Annual Corporate Update Conference Call

    What: 

    On May 18, 2015, Bentley Systems, a privately-held global leader dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, is holding its fifth annual Corporate Update conference call for industry press, industry analysts, and financial press. The update will include:

    • Operating performance highlights for 2014
    • Other 2014 company highlights and 2015 priorities
    • BLUE APPLE APPOINTS A NEW DIGITAL ACCOUNT DIRECTOR

      Taking digital into new heights, Blue Apple, a full-service integrated communications agency based in Dubai Media City, has recently announced the appointment of Romana Ajaz to Digital Account Director.

    • BPA announces concurrent release of consumer and newspaper audience metrics for the Middle East

      Global assurance provider BPA Worldwide announced the concurrent release of audience metrics for 41 consumer and 6 newspapers brands in the Middle East for the six-month period ended December 31, 2015.

    • China Revealed, a one-hour TV block with Chinese contents, debuts in Middle East

      China Intercontinental Communication Center (CICC) and National Geographic Channel (NGC) jointly screened the highlights of China Revealed, a one-hour TV block focusing on China story, at the MyContent event held at Dubai International Exhibition Centre today. In Middle Eastern countries, China Revealed is the first block with China content developed and promoted by an international network. The Block will broadcast worldwide on National Geographic Channel on 70 countries and regions, covering 300 million households.

    • Cicero & Bernay Sponsors Festival of Media MENA 2017 as Exclusive PR Partner

      As the exclusive PR partner of Mediaquest, Cicero & Bernay Public Relations (C&B) will once again be sponsoring the Festival of Media MENA, which is set to return to Dubai on Wednesday 26th April 2017 at the Waldorf Astoria, Palm Jumeirah under the theme ‘Understanding Media Transformation.’ C&B has sponsored the Festival of Media MENA since its inception in 2015, contributing the agency’s communication expertise to making the event an outstanding success year on year.

    • Criteo Partners with Integral Ad Science to Provide Clients with Best-in-Class Brand Safety Worldwide

      Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the performance marketing technology company, today announced a worldwide partnership with Integral Ad Science, the leader in quantifying digital media quality. The deal enables Criteo to continue to ensure top inventory quality and guarantees that strict brand safety requirements are met therefore helping marketers to protect their brand and maximize ROI.

    • Digital Shadows Global Report Reveals New Media and IoT Increase Threats to Media Organizations

      Digital Shadows, a provider of cyber situational awareness, released its Shooting the Messenger: Understanding the Threats to the Media and Broadcasting Industry report which revealed that revenue generating websites are a threat to media businesses’ bottom line and are increasing with malvertising, extortion, propaganda, account take over and data leakage being the most common attacks targeted towards media and broadcast organizations.  The Digital Shadows report further revealed that the insecurity surrounding Internet of Things (IoT) devices, such as Wi-Fi-enabled cameras, surveillance systems, lighting, and even fridges, is presenting cybercriminals and hacktivists with more opportunities to target media and broadcast organizations. The report further revealed that as the media and broadcasting industry are increasingly conducting more business online as a growing demand from customers, there are projections of revenue increases of $100 billion by 2020 but the threat of having their websites forced offline and becoming unavailable to customers represents a serious business risk.

    • DMS signs partnership with STEP Group

      DMS - which serves as the official digital arm of Choueiri Group – has partnered with STEP Group – a leading digital and new media company in the Middle East, with offices in Dubai, Beirut and Cairo. The tie-up with DMS will focus on harnessing the full potential of STEP Group’s modern digital news and entertainment platforms to benefit the communication needs of regional advertisers. DMS will have the exclusive representation rights to sell advertising space for STEP Group’s current platforms (StepFeed and YallaFeed), as well as its upcoming offerings in the region.

    • Dubai Clinic Partners with Dental Tribune to Bring Continuing Medical Education to Practi¬tioners across the Middle East

      To further the reach of its new, in-house training centre, and extend awareness of the continuing medical education courses and workshops it offers to dental practitioners across the region, Dubai-based clinic Vilafortuny has partnered up with the Middle East arm of Dental Tribune. The international organisation connects, through newsletters, newspapers, events and conferences, the dental community at large.