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Netflix Down: Netflix not working Users can log in worldwide

Netflix Down: Netflix not working Users can log in worldwide

Having trouble accessing your Netflix account? You’re not alone! Users from all around the world have reported login outage on Wednesday while accessing their Netflix...
Trade Bank of Iraq Donates $5M to Iraqi Ministry of Health to help Combat Coronavirus

Trade Bank of Iraq Donates $5M to Iraqi Ministry of Health to help Combat...

Trade Bank of Iraq (TBI), today announced US $5 million in funding to support the Iraqi Ministry of Health’s efforts to combat the threat...
Abwaab, MENA’s latest online learning platform, today announces the closing of its $2.4M pre-seed funding round.

Online Learning Platform Abwaab Raises 2.4M in Seed Funding

Abwaab, MENA’s latest online learning platform, today announces the closing of its $2.4M pre-seed funding round. The round was kicked off by Adam Tech Ventures...
Coronavirus impact on industries and sectors

Coronavirus impact on industries and sectors

The ongoing spread of COVID-19 "the new coronavirus" has become one of the biggest threats to the global economy and financial markets, in this...
Jordan declared free of Coronavirus

Jordan declared free of Coronavirus

Jordanian citizen who was tested positive Covid-19 has been declared healthy today and released from quarantine in Amman, which means that the country is free...
Wunderlist app is shutting down, switching to Microsoft To Do

Wunderlist app is shutting down, switching to Microsoft To Do

Microsoft has set to discontinue the could-based task management app Wunderlist on May 6th, 2020, to be migrated to its To Do app. After May...
Amazon now delivers to Palestine following boycott campaign

Amazon now delivers to Palestine following boycott campaign

Global e-commerce giant Amazon has added Palestine to its international shipping destinations in response to #BoycottAmazon Palestinians had to list themselves under Israel to be...
Dubai Lynx Postpones Annual Festival Amid Coronavirus Spread in MENA

Dubai Lynx Postpones Annual Festival Amid Coronavirus Spread in MENA

Dubai Lynx's annual festival in March has been rescheduled on 6-9 September 2020 in light of the coronavirus outbreak in the MENA region. "We have...
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Manchester City Launches TV Channel in UAE

Manchester City has launched CITY+, a brand-new content subscription, which is now available across all Manchester City digital platforms - mancity.com, Man City app...

JLL appoints Dana Salbak as Head of Research for the MENA region

JLL, one of the world’s leading real estate investment and advisory firms, has appointed Dana Salbak as the Head of Research for the MENA...
TikTok Assigns Egyptian Agency 'Green Mind' To Manage Its MENA's YouTube Channel

TikTok Assigns Egyptian Agency ‘Green Mind’ To Manage Its MENA’s YouTube Channel

TikTok has appointed Egyptian agency "Green Mind" to manage its YouTube channel in the Middle East and North Africa region. Green Mind will be also...
'The Mandalorian' finale proved the series really is that good

‘The Mandalorian’ finale proved the series really is that good

"The Mandalorian" season 1 finale is out and, boy, does it give viewers of the Disney+ series something to saber until it returns. Whether you've...
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Silicon Valley’s Tribal Credit Raises $5.5M in Seed Funding to Bank Startups

Tribal Credit closed a $5.5 million Seed round led by BECO Capital and Global Ventures to bank startups in emerging markets and help them...
Macy's, Kohl's Cyber Monday 2019 Deals On Xbox One, Fitbit And Nike

Macy’s, Kohl’s Cyber Monday 2019 Deals On Xbox One, Fitbit And Nike

Major retailers Macy's and Kohl's have continued their sales on Cyber Monday, offering slashed prices in various departments including women's, men's and children's clothing,...
'Boost with Facebook’ partners with RiseUp to bring digital skills training to Egyptian startups

‘Boost with Facebook’ partners with RiseUp to bring digital skills training to Egyptian startups

Facebook announced on Tuesday its partnership with RiseUp to bring ‘Boost with Facebook’, its global program designed to help small businesses grow and to...
British Council reports high demand for 'Primary Plus' its English courses for children in Egypt

British Council reports high demand for ‘Primary Plus’ its English courses for children in...

British Council, the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations, says demand for Primary Plus—its English course for children aged 6-11...
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Brad Pitt Chases Stars in AD Astra – Review

Are there other life forms in space or is it just vast darkness? Space may never be fully discovered but the $80 million sci-fi...
POSRocket logo, Amman-based POSRocket Takes Cash Registers to the Cloud

Amman-based POSRocket Takes Cash Registers to the Cloud

The global cloud-based market is forecasted to nearly double from US $29.9 billion in 2019 to US $58.9 billion by 2024 driven by a rise...
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Jamalon Brings Books Beyond Borders

Did you know that Arabic is the fifth most spoken language in the world? Doing one for the language is Jamalon, the biggest online...
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Silicon Valley’s Tribal Credit Eyes MENA, Closing Round to Bank Startups

Silicon Valley-based Tribal Credit started private beta testing with MENA startups and is closing a funding round that includes some of the top VCs...