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Deezer appoints Kijamii as its digital agency in MENA

Deezer appoints Kijamii as its digital agency in MENA

The internet-based music streaming service Deezer has appointed Kijamii as its digital agency in the Middle East and North Africa region. Kijamii will be responsible for the execution of Deezer's strategy across digital and social ...

Nokia 7.1 is now available in Jordan

Nokia 7.1 – the first smartphone to come with PureDisplay screen is now available in Jordan. Said HMD Global – the company with the Nokia phone license. The Nokia 7.1 comes in Gloss Midnight Blue and...
EgyptAir magazine apologises over bizarre Drew Barrymore article, EgyptAir magazine apologises over odd Drew Barrymore article, Actress Drew Barrymore

EgyptAir magazine apologises over bizarre Drew Barrymore article

The inflight magazine of EgyptAir airline apologised over a confusing interview with actress Drew Barrymore that went viral after it was spotted by a passenger who was en-route to Cairo. With misspellings and grammatical errors,...
Facebook Crowns 4 Arab Community Leaders, Nermeen AbouSalem Egyptian single mothers, Rami Elgebali, Salyne EL Samarany, Manal Rostom (UAE) – Surviving Hijab

Facebook Crowns 4 Arab Community Leaders

Four Arabs were selected from a pool of 6,000 applicants to join the first Facebook Community Leadership Program, offering prizes ranging from $50,000 to $1 million. Facebook announced in February this year a new initiative aims...
Vezeeta raises $12 million from Saudi Technology Ventures

Vezeeta raises $12 million from Saudi Technology Ventures

Egyptian digital healthcare startup Vezeeta has raised a $12 million Series C funding round led by Saudi Technology Ventures (STV). Vezeeta is a digital healthcare booking platform and practice management software. Patients are able to search,...
Property Finder finds a home with J. Walter Thompson

Property Finder finds a home with J. Walter Thompson

Property Finder has chosen J. Walter Thompson as its communication partner targeting the United Arab Emirates with immediate effect, and to manage its upcoming brand launch. The agency was selected amongst multiple international agencies...
Nestle Pure Life Jordan pulls July 'unsafe' small water bottles, US Embassy in Jordan warns from Nestle water due to Pseudomonas bacteria

Nestlé Waters Jordan pulls July ‘unsafe’ small water bottles

Nestle Waters Jordan has withdrawn small-bottles produced in July as a precautionary measure, in light of a letter from the Ministry of Health stating that “Nestlé Pure Life Water 0.33 bottles” do not follow the health...
Namshi Unveils Key Trends For The Season

Namshi Unveils Key Trends For The Season

It’s time to revamp your wardrobe, alright! Specially curated by the fabulous fashion team at Namshi, this season’s trend edit unveils a selection of contemporary outfits for the modern woman. From feminine silhouettes and...
Jordan Food Week first edition hits the kingdom, First edition of Jordan Food Week hits the kingdom

Jordan Food Week first edition hits the kingdom

Today marks the first day of Jordan Food Week, the biggest culinary spectacle the kingdom has yet to witness. The event features over 100 local artisanal producers and 30 of the kingdom’s most unique restaurants...
UAE's new influencer marketing policy comes into effect

UAE’s new influencer marketing policy comes into effect

The national media council's law to regulate influencer marketing industry has came into effect on Jun 1. UAE-based social media influencers who are making commercial gains from their online popularity are now requested to...

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