Jordan justice bans publishing information on alleged plot

  • AMMAN: The prosecutor general in Jordan’s capital Amman on Tuesday banned the publication of any information about an alleged plot said to involve the king’s half-brother, Prince Hamzah, state television said. “In order to keep the security services’ investigation into Prince Hamzah and the ot...
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Arab News official media partner for Saudi National Cricket Team

  • RIYADH: Arab News, Saudi Arabia’s leading English language daily, has been selected by the Saudi cricket federation to be the national team’s official media partner. The partnership will see Arab News allocating more coverage for cricket events locally and internationally in a bid to promote ...
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‘Selective and discriminatory:’ British press accused of ignoring plight of Yemen’s African migrants

  • LONDON: A quick skim through UK press headlines of the past week shows extensive coverage of such topics as the royal family’s fumbled response to Meghan Markle’s tell-all Oprah interview and Prince Phillip’s discharge from hospital. Competition for clicks and eyeballs was further provided by...
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Netflix pledges $5 million to support female storytellers

  • DUBAI: On International Women’s Day, Netflix is investing in the next generation of storytellers by pledging $5 million globally toward programs that help identify, train and provide work placements for female talent around the world. The investment is part of Netflix’s Fund for Creative Equi...
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‘Saudi Arabia is where I belong and where I need to contribute’

  • DUBAI: From allowing women to drive to working in the armed forces, Saudi Arabia has come a long way in supporting and empowering women. The country has struck many firsts along the way. Her Royal Highness Princess Reema bint Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was appointed Ambassador to t...
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Rotana Audio Visual appoints DMS as exclusive media representative

  • DUBAI: Rotana Audio Visual LLC Saudi Arabia has appointed Choueiri Group’s digital arm, Digital Media Services (DMS) to exclusively handle the advertising sales for Rotana Audio and Video and Rotana FM in the Middle East and Turkey. The agreement was concluded between Salem Al-Hindi, CEO of R...
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New report explores state of podcasting in MENA in 2020

  • DUBAI: Amaeya Media, a UAE-based podcast network, has released its 2020 report “Podcasts in MENA: State of the Industry.” This is the second annual report published by the company exploring the state of podcasting in the region, and covers consumer habits, brand spending, standardization and th...
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Google Doodle celebrates Egyptian author Notaila Rashed’s 86th birthday

  • DUBAI: Google celebrated the life of Egyptian author, Notaila Rashed, on Sunday, marking what would have been her 86th birthday.  Affectionately known as “mama Lobna,” Notaila Ibrahim Rashed actively worked for the promotion of children’s and young adult’s literature in Egypt until her de...
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Noor Nugali appointed assistant editor-in-chief of Arab News

  • Arab News, the Middle East’s leading English-language daily, announces the promotion of senior Riyadh correspondent Noor bint Osama Nugali to assistant editor-in-chief.  Her new role will encompass several local, regional and international editorial and managerial responsibilities. She s...
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Djibouti president to give keynote address at virtual launch of Arab News en Français

  • RIYADH: In an online ceremony linking Riyadh and Paris on France’s National Day, the Middle East’s leading English-language newspaper tonight launches Arab News en Français, its third overseas edition. The virtual launch of the Arab News en Français website on Bastille Day will take place at 6...
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