ONE GIANT ‘LEAP’: SAUDI ARABIA’S NEW GLOBAL TECH EVENT TO RESHAPE LIFESTYLES, TRANSFORM ECONOMY AND PUT KINGDOM AMONG WORLD’S TOP TECH-ENABLED NATIONS Landmark event is supported by Saudi Government, powered by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and will host leading global tech companies LEAP 2021 integral toContinue Reading

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Hisun’s Favipiravir Continuously Supports the Middle East’s Endeavor in Fighting COVID-19

TAIZHOU, China–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)– According to news on June 29 from Middle East News Agency, Favipiravir, the popular drug used for treating COVID-19 has shown excellent results in clinical tests. AP, Fox and Deutsche Presse-Agentur have also reported the important role of Favipiravir in the successful fight against the virus inContinue Reading

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Sharjah Book Authority accepting applications for Sharjah

The Award is open to international publishing houses that have published translations of an original publication in Arabic The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) has announced that it will continue to receive applications for the fourth edition of the prestigious Sharjah Translation Award ‘Turjuman’ until 1 September 2020. The award aimsContinue Reading

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Major new study into podcast landscape in Saudi Arabia

markettiers MENA releases first ever report into the podcast landscape in Saudi Arabia 78% of the population are familiar with the term podcasting 56% of podcast listeners listen socially with their families Podcast listeners trust podcasts more than any other form of traditional media Download the KSA podcast report fromContinue Reading

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Six out of 10 millennial parents in the UAE feel it is easier being a parent now than in previous generations   A ‘new age’ approach to parenting is being seen in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to a recent survey, which included proprietary research methods and analysis of 500Continue Reading

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Cloud kitchen solutions provider iKcon expands rapidly across the region  iKcon, the Dubai based cloud kitchen platform, has successfully secured $10 million of funding since inception, including a recently closed pre-series A round of $5 million led by Arzan VC, AlTouq Group and Nazer Group among other reputable investors.  iKconContinue Reading

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By Nicholas Wright, Sales Director, MENA Region, Saxo Bank Change is the only constant in life. Never has this been more apparent than during the Covid-19 outbreak. In the financial services space, change is driving much-needed digital transformation and improvements to the customer journey experience in the Middle East. MENAContinue Reading

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JAGGAER/Tejari partners with Dubai Government

The key procurement trends impacting government and businesses post-COVID-19 have been highlighted during a recent webinar, hosted by JAGGAER Middle East and Africa Security, increased processing power, unlimited connectivity, paperless contracts, and digital signatures top procurement managers requirements Company reveals headcount in the region to increase throughout 2020 Dubai, UnitedContinue Reading

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First cohort of performing arts undergraduate students make history in Sharjah The determination of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, to create a standalone, professional performing arts academy in the Middle East has been fully realised with Sharjah Performing Arts Academy (SPAA) successfully completingContinue Reading

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By: Jacob Chacko Regional Business Head – Middle East, Saudi & South Africa (MESA) at HPE Aruba  The current crisis has put a spotlight on a tried-and-true networking paradigm: Working from home. But despite the typical bandwagon claims, it turns out that effective remote or teleworker connectivity solutions have theirContinue Reading

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