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Lina Gilani

Lina Gilani
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Holds B.A English Literature and Translation from Al – Zaytoonah University in Amman – Jordan. Writer, translator, animal rights activist.
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Marketing Kingdom Cairo 3: Conference and Awards

P World, the organizer of the Marketing Kingdom Cairo, has just announced that the third edition of the global marketing gathering, will take place...
YouGov: best perceived brands by Women in Egypt 2017

YouGov: top 10 best perceived brands by women in Egypt

YouGov’s Brandindex yearly rankings of the best perceived brands by women in Egypt has been topped by Facebook. This year’s ranking of the best perceived...
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Will Smith Escapes US, Vacations in Egypt

The Legend Will Smith captured his first selfie by the Sphinx early this morning as he visited the Giza Pyramids with his family in...
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Twitter reveals the biggest Ramadan stats of 2016

With the holy month of Ramadan approaching, brands and organizations will soon commence their campaigns to engage consumers in a conversation during the blessed...
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Gene Editing, New Mental Health, The Year of Giving, Halal Tourism...

J. Walter Thompson Innovation Group MEA released its Future 100 Trends and Change to Watch in 2017 report, which highlights the top 100 consumer...
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Over 12 million Tweets related to love in Egypt

This Valentine’s Day, Twitter launched #LoveHappens to give people more power to express #Love and connect with others. Twitter is the place to see love unfolding around...
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TrumpDonald.org lets you blow Donald Trump’s face with a trumpet

Why Donald Trump when you can Trump Donald? trumpdonald.org is a new website which allows visitors to blast Donald Trump's face/hair with a virtual trumpet. Over...
Pregnant Beyonce breaks Instagram's most liked photo record

Beyonce breaks Instagram’s record for the most liked photo

Beyonce's pregnancy of twins announcement has broken the record for most liked photo on Instagram ever, hitting 7.6 million likes in less than 24 hours (and counting).
Meryl Streep, Meryl Streep fires up Golden Globes with anti-Trump message

Meryl Streep fires up Golden Globes with anti-Trump message

At the Golden Globes, Meryl Streep gets political with anti-Trump message: "Join me in supporting the committee to protect journalists." Watch Meryl Streep's Powerful Speech
Watch Dubai New Year's Eve fireworks live on Twitter

Watch Dubai New Year’s Eve fireworks live on Twitter

Twitter announced today that they are partnering with global property developer Emaar to live-stream the New Year’s Eve firework displays in Dubai. The live stream will...
Egyptian celebrities who joined Twitter in 2016

Egyptian celebrities who joined Twitter in 2016

As the year draws to an end, Twitter compiled a list of the Egyptian celebrities who joined the platform this year. From film and...
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KLM Christmas Ad Scores Viral Win

The Royal Dutch Airlines KLM posted its Christmas ad with the tagline "bringing people together for Christmas". The video has been viewed over 12 million times on...
A Look Back at UBER Egypt in 2016: Top Driver, Riders and More Data

A Look Back at UBER Egypt in 2016: Top Driver, Riders and More Data

Cairo remains UBER’s fastest growing city across EMEA region, the company reached over 40,000 drivers a month, from 2000 at the same time last year. UBER...
winter solstice, shortest day of the year

Today is the shortest day of the year, winter solstice

Today Dec. 21 marks the winter solstice, which represents the shortest day and longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere. What exactly is...

Facebook Messenger builds a new in-app camera for Snapchat-style selfies

Facebook Messenger rolled out a new in-app camera that includes features like facial masks, photo filters and stickers. See Also: 📸 Instagram reaches 600 million users...
Shezlong

Shezlong offers free psychotherapy sessions for cathedral attack victims

Shezlong the pioneering startup launched yesterday a Nobel campaign that shows a sense of responsibility and support towards the Egyptian community. The Egyptian mental health...
Facebook looks back at 2016 with top UAE moments

Facebook looks back at 2016 with top UAE moments

Dubai, UAE, December 2016: Facebook has released its top moments of 2016 in its Year in Review list, which highlights the most talked about...
WhatsApp ends support to blackberry, iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4S, iOS 6, nokia, windows phones

WhatsApp to end support for millions of phones in 2017

  World's most popular messaging app, WhatsApp has some tough decisions and it's really bad news for many people. The Facebook-owned company, WhatsApp announced that its mobile app...
Coldplay in UAE, Coldplay Abu Dhabi, New Year's Eve

Confirmed: Coldplay will be live in Abu Dhabi this New Year’s...

Coldplay will play a gig on New Year’s Eve, Saturday, December 31 at du Arena on Yas Island as part of their A Head Full...

Careem Officially Integrates Water-Travel Option to its Application

Cairo, November 24th, 2016 -- Careem has announced a new collaboration with the “WATER TAXI” service today, offering a new “car-type” that allows clients...
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Instagram launches Live video and messages

Instagram rolled out two big new features, live video on Instagram Stories and disappearing photos and videos for groups and friends in Instagram Direct.. Putting...
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FC Barcelona drops Qatar Airways logo from jerseys next season

Starting next season, Japanese retailer Rakuten will replace Qatar Airways as the main global partner of the Spanish football team FC Barcelona, the club announced yesterday...
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Apply for UAE visa using DVPC app

DVPC (Dubai Visa Processing Centre) has launched a mobile app, which allows applicants from any location in the world to apply for a UAE...
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Fatafeat Launches ‘Fight Hunger’ Campaign

Fatafeat launched “Fight Hunger” campaign, an initiative encouraging the public to join the fight against hunger worldwide. Offering an easy way to raise awareness by supporting the movement against...
Schneider Electric teams with hug digital in MENAP Region

Schneider Electric teams with hug digital in MENAP Region

Dubai, UAE – Following a competitive multi-agency pitch, leading regional digital agency hug digital announced on October 25 securing the digital business of global energy...
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Twitter to shut down Vine and cut staff

Twitter is cutting about 9 per cent of its employees worldwide. It is also shutting down Vine, a mobile video app where people share short video...
shezlong, digital boom

Using technology to give people access to mental health professionals

Although Egypt's mental health policy was formulated back in 1978, the Egyptian government only spends 2% of its already meager national healthcare budget (3.4%...
Careem Announces Surprise Integration of 42,000 White Taxis in Egypt, New white taxis are seen on a road in downtown Cairo

Careem Announces Surprise Integration of 42,000 White Taxis in Egypt

New service to be launched after Eid Al Adha as a dispatching service with a nominal fee. Careem announced today their plans for integrating more...
Khaled Hegazy leaves Vodafone to join Etisalat

Khaled Hegazy leaves Vodafone to join Etisalat

Etisalat Egypt has appointed Khaled Hegazy, formerly of Vodafone Egypt, as its Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, effective November. Khaled joined Vodafone in 2009, served as Corporate Affairs Director for...
Creative industry Egypt, Ramadan Edition 2016

Six Reasons Not to Miss Creative Industry: Ramadan Edition 2016

Creatives, rejoice! The stage is almost set for the annual Ramadan Edition of Creative Industry Summit. Creative Industry is Egypt’s one and only hub...
hug digital Wins Festival City Malls Regionally, Dubai, Cairo, Doha

hug digital Wins Festival City Malls Regionally, Dubai, Cairo, Doha

hug digital said that the agency has won a truly regional digital account; Festival City Malls, across UAE, Egypt & Qatar. The agency was already handling digital duties...

Vodafone Egypt Launches Tariff Plan For The Deaf

Vodafone Egypt launched a bunch of services to empower deaf and hard hearing customers with a new tariff plan, sign language call center, and in-store customer support. The...

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