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Who's the Egyptian Opera singer who Macron kissed her hand on stage?

Who is ‘Farrah el-Dibany’? The Egyptian soprano who Macron kissed her hand

In the ceremony celebrating French President Emmanuel Macron's winning the presidential elections on the Champ de Mars stage, the Egyptian mezzo-soprano Farrah El-Dibany stole the show after performing the French national anthem. She had...
Aleph acquires 86% in Connect Ads, MENA’s Launchpad for Digital Innovations

Aleph acquires 86% in Connect Ads

Aleph Holding, global partner to the world's biggest digital media players, has today announced its acquisition of 86% of Connect Ads in a cash and shares’ swap transaction. The acquisition sees Aleph Holding entering the...
CNN Scores Highest on Trust, Accuracy, Quality and Impartiality in UK news survey

CNN Scores Highest on Trust, Accuracy, Quality and Impartiality in UK news survey

CNN rates higher than any other TV news source in the UK for quality, accuracy, trustworthiness and impartiality, according to a new report from UK communications regulator Ofcom. The Ofcom Report – News Consumption in the...
World-leading lifestyle channels now available on one platform in Egypt

World-leading lifestyle channels now available on one platform in Egypt

Scripps Network Interactive (SNI) has today announced that four of its world leading lifestyle channels – Food Network, Fine Living, HGTV and Travel Channel – will now be available exclusively in Egypt and wider...
El gouna film festival partners with Twitter

Twitter and El Gouna Film Festival partner to broadcast live moments from the event’s...

Twitter announced today a partnership with El Gouna Film Festival (@ElGounaFilm), which is set to take place from September 22-29 in El Gouna Red Sea, Egypt. To the delight of those unable to attend...
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Egypt orders closure of research firm Ipsos’s office

Reuters – Egypt's Manpower Ministry ordered the closure of leading market research firm Ipsos's business in the country, citing workplace health and safety violations, a ministry decree dated June 20 showed. See Also: NGOs Ad Value...
Waklinha Wala, Khalsana Bshyaka, iflix launches in Egypt, Ramadan 2017

iflix makes Egypt debut with revolutionary content for Ramadan season

Iflix, the world’s leading Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets, has announced in a press release the launch of its revolutionary service in Egypt with exclusive content for the 2017 Ramadan season. The...
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Twitter research explores the neurology of video consumption

What makes people stop scrolling and start watching video on Twitter? New research reveals what it is that works best in a news-feed environment and how effective brand video can be. We partnered with...
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TETHER, TVTAG mobile apps bring ‘never seen before’ user experience to mobile media

Cairo, Dubai – Out of the turmoil and challenging times that Egypt went through post its revolution in 2011 and at a time where the Egyptian government is looking at the private sector to...
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Google, Facebook ban fake news websites from advertising revenues, but is it enough?

Google said it's working on changes to stop websites making money via Adsense. Facebook announced it would not serve ads in apps or websites "containing content that is illegal, misleading or deceptive, which includes fake...