OSN and WWE announce new weekly Arabic show ‘Wal3ooha’

The weekly show sees presenters Moein Al-Bastaki and Nathalie Mamo delivering highlights from the week’s key matches to WWE fans in the region.
Updated 04 May 2017

OSN and WWE announce new weekly Arabic show ‘Wal3ooha’

OSN is bringing an all-new localized Arabic show to OSN Sports featuring the best action and family-friendly entertainment from WWE. Whetting the appetite of millions of WWE fans in the Middle East, WWE Wal3ooha will premiere Thursday, at 8 p.m. on OSN Sports Action 1 HD, with repeats across the weekend.
Titled WWE Wal3ooha, meaning “light it up,” the weekly show sees presenters Moein Al-Bastaki and Nathalie Mamo delivering exclusive interviews, the biggest stories and highlights from the week’s key matches to WWE fans in the region.
The partnership between OSN and WWE provides unprecedented and exclusive access to WWE superstars, whilst featuring all the big stories from Raw, SmackDown and pay-per-view events including WrestleMania and SummerSlam. The programs have been specifically curated with localized Arabic WWE content, created for the region, from the region.
Martin Stewart, CEO of OSN said: “Reaffirming our position as the region’s premier entertainment network, OSN is proud to be part of creating and delivering another unique and exclusive show for the region. Providing even more value to our viewers and catering to WWE’s loyal fan-base here in the Middle East, the show is about sharing the passion of WWE. WWE Wal3ooha will relive the best action from the week gone by, in another one-of-a-kind program for fans only on OSN.”
“We are excited to partner with OSN to bring our passionate fans original and localized content featuring their favorite WWE superstars,” said Stephanie McMahon, WWE chief brand officer. “WWE Wal3ooha provides a new destination for our fans in the Middle East to enjoy WWE’s unique blend of action-packed, family-fun entertainment.”
During the show and all week long, fans can join the conversation via @WWEwal3ooha on Facebook, Facebook Live, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube.
Professional magician Al-Bastaki and basketball star Mamo will answer fan questions, sharing exclusive videos, and keeping the region up-to-date with all the highlights from WWE.
The presenters bring together more than 15 years of television experience to WWE Wal3ooha. The show is produced from the OSN Studios in Dubai.
OSN and WWE have been broadcast partners since 2000, and in March 2015, announced a five-year partnership to distribute WWE Network exclusively as a premium linear network.


Makkah governor honors LuLu group's Yusuff Ali

Updated 13 July 2020

Makkah governor honors LuLu group's Yusuff Ali

MAKKAH: Makkah Governor and advisor to King Salman Prince Khalid Al-Faisal honoured Yusuff Ali, chairman of Lulu Group, for his active involvement in the campaign "Barran bi Makkah."

The campaign, which was held under the aegis of Makah Governor, helped families and owners of small businesses who have been negatively impacted by the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Yusuff Ali had donated SAR1 million ($266,000) to the project.