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Privacy fears stunt Middle East use of social media
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Privacy fears stunt Middle East use of social media

Thursday, 5 May 2016 1:01 PM

Study says Twitter and Facebook use falls as direct messaging plaforms Snapchat and Whatsapp grow in popularity

Qatar's beIN Sports secures rights to show Wimbledon tennis
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Qatar's beIN Sports secures rights to show Wimbledon tennis

Sunday, 1 May 2016 3:19 PM

Deal sees beIN become only broadcaster globally to have broadcast rights for all four Grand Slams

Dubai's OSN steps up fight against TV piracy
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Dubai's OSN steps up fight against TV piracy

Monday, 25 April 2016 1:55 PM

Pay-TV provider teams up with authorities to conduct more than 300 raids on illegal service providers

Dubai appeals court acquits policeman in Messi privacy case
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Dubai appeals court acquits policeman in Messi privacy case

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 4:58 PM

Policeman was jailed in February for posting a video showing Lionel Messi's passport on social media

Saudi's Rotana inks $36m deal to produce Arabic blockbusters
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Saudi's Rotana inks $36m deal to produce Arabic blockbusters

Monday, 11 April 2016 2:13 PM

Prince Alwaleed-backed media firm says it has signed partnerships with major Arab producers

Saudi-owned newspaper Beirut office attacked after 'April fool' cartoon
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Saudi-owned newspaper Beirut office attacked after 'April fool' cartoon

Saturday, 2 April 2016 12:52 PM

Al Sharq Al Awsat said the cartoon "was wrongly interpreted by some" and was aimed at casting a light on the situation which Lebanon finds itself in

Kuwait arrests UK-based national for sarcastic online postings
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Kuwait arrests UK-based national for sarcastic online postings

Friday, 1 April 2016 12:34 AM

Interior Ministry has arrested Kuwaiti man, charged him with publishing 'offensive videos and sarcastic comments' about Gulf leaders

Al Jazeera to to lay off 500 staff as part of 'optimisation' plan
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Al Jazeera to to lay off 500 staff as part of 'optimisation' plan

Sunday, 27 March 2016 4:05 PM

Al Jazeera Media Network's leadership says "difficult" decision is the "right step" to ensure competitiveness

RAK free zone seeks to attract media firms after licences deal
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RAK free zone seeks to attract media firms after licences deal

Thursday, 24 March 2016 3:19 PM

Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority signs agreement to allow foreign media companies to set up operations in emirate

Sheikha Lubna ranked most powerful Arab woman in 2016
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Sheikha Lubna ranked most powerful Arab woman in 2016

Sunday, 13 March 2016 8:57 AM

UAE’s Minister of Tolerance takes top spot for sixth year in a row, followed by Zainab Salbi and Reem Al Hashimy

Dubai's OSN prepares for launch of Ultra HD channels
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Dubai's OSN prepares for launch of Ultra HD channels

Friday, 11 March 2016 12:56 AM

Pay-TV firm says it is to ramp up capacity on satellite to support more High Definition services

Dubai banking major launches website on smart spending, saving
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Dubai banking major launches website on smart spending, saving

Thursday, 10 March 2016 2:58 PM

Emirates NBD says Worthy.ae will inform and educate customers as part of commitment to responsible banking

UK's Sky News obtains details of 22,000 ISIL supporters
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UK's Sky News obtains details of 22,000 ISIL supporters

Thursday, 10 March 2016 12:57 PM

Man who called himself Abu Hamed handed information with names of ISIL supporters and of their relatives, telephone numbers

Netflix starts to block proxy users in UAE
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Netflix starts to block proxy users in UAE

Wednesday, 9 March 2016 12:50 PM

Streaming service launched in the Gulf in January to mixed reviews from customers

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Qatar's beIN Media buys US film studio Miramax
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Qatar's beIN Media buys US film studio Miramax

Thursday, 3 March 2016 11:19 AM

Miramax will this year be involved in movies like Bad Santa 2, Bridget Jones's Baby, and Southside With You, a film based on Barack and Michelle Obama's first date in Chicago in 1989


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