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Tribal Credit joins Visa to bridge equity gap for MENA startups

Tribal Credit Joins Visa’s Fintech Fast Track to Bridge Equity Gap for MENA Startups

US-based startup Tribal Credit, which raised $9.1 million in a series of seed rounds, today announced that it has joined Visa’s Fintech Fast Track...
Facebook introduces new distribution metric

Facebook introduces new distribution metric

Yesterday, Facebook released a new metric called "distribution score" to measure the performance of Facebook pages. The company defined the new distribution score as: The distribution...
Best Startup Incubators in the UAE 2020

Best Startup Incubators in the UAE 2020

Startup incubators in the UAE are an integral part of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Even for the most experienced of campaigners, building a business from...
Coronavirus: Fitness App 'ElCoach' Gives Away 30-days Free For Everyone

Coronavirus: Fitness App ‘ElCoach’ Gives Away 30-days Free For Everyone

Bodybuilders, gym-goers, and fitness enthusiasts have been scrambled to find alternative ways to sweat after closing gym chains & boutique fitness spots in all...
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...
Netflix MENA's Twitter Account Hacked

Netflix MENA’s Twitter Account Hacked

Netflix MENA's Twitter account has been hacked early today, the hacker replaced Netflix's profile photo and pinned a tweet confirmed the news. https://twitter.com/NetflixMENA/status/1240277068534947840?s=20 The company still...
Why Facebook Blocks Coronavirus News Stories?

Why Facebook Blocks Coronavirus News Stories?

Yesterday, Facebook users complained that links to news stories and information related to the coronavirus outbreak were blocked by the company's automated system. It happened...
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...
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...
Dubai to benefit from 1M+ hotel room nights amid major business event wins

Dubai to benefit from 1M+ hotel room nights amid major business event wins

Dubai Business Events (DBE), the city’s official convention bureau, recorded a total of 301 successful bids for meetings, conferences, and incentives in 2019. Set...
Orascom CEO Khaled Bichara Dies in Car Crash

Orascom CEO Khaled Bichara Killed in Car Crash

Orascom Development CEO Khaled Bichara, 48, was killed Friday in a car crash in Giza, Egypt. Bichara, a father of two, was driving on Remaya...
Saudi Telecom 'STC' reaches a deal with Vodafone Group to acquire its stake in Vodafone Egypt

Saudi Telecom ‘STC’ reaches a deal with Vodafone Group to acquire its stake in...

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has reached a deal with Vodafone Group to acquire its stake in Vodafone Egypt. Vodafone has informed the local authorities...
David silva Manchester city channel

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...
DAE signs new US$300 million 4-year unsecured term loan

DAE signs new US$300 million 4-year unsecured term loan

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd. announced today that it has signed a US$300 million 4-year unsecured term loan with China Construction Bank (DIFC Branch)...