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Vogue Arabia replaces Saudi princess with new male editor
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Vogue Arabia replaces Saudi princess with new male editor

Friday, 14 April 2017 6:13 PM

Dubai-based publishers say Manuel Arnaut has been appointed editor-in-chief after departure of Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz

Virgin Mobile appoints founder as new Middle East boss
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Virgin Mobile appoints founder as new Middle East boss

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 12:45 PM

The transfer of Alan Gow, who created the operator’s unique business model, to Dubai signals the region’s growing importance to the brand

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UAE's Yahlive and EARTH to bring Asian channels to GCC
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UAE's Yahlive and EARTH to bring Asian channels to GCC

Friday, 7 April 2017 12:33 AM

Yahlive and Entertainment Reality TV Hub says service will serve Pakistanis, Indians, Bangladeshis, Sri Lankans and Filipinos living in the GCC

MBC, Image Nation partner on new TV, movie projects
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MBC, Image Nation partner on new TV, movie projects

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 3:16 PM

First project under this new partnership is the adaptation of author Ibraheem Abbas’ best-selling novel sci-fi, HWJN

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Video: Saudi comedienne goes viral

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 1:08 PM

Saudi Arabian comedienne Hatoon Kadi has a YouTube channel with over 300,000 subscribers, giving viewers a female perspective on life in the Middle Eastern nation.

Saudi film fest head says cinema needs state funding
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Saudi film fest head says cinema needs state funding

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 3:51 PM

Ahmed AlMulla urges gov't to invest in cinemas which are banned in Gulf kingdom

Monster Jam powers back into Saudi
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Monster Jam powers back into Saudi

Monday, 6 March 2017 10:24 AM

General Entertainment Authority trying to increase the options available for the Kingdom's citizens

Saudi's King Salman embraces the 'selfie' on Asian tour
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Saudi's King Salman embraces the 'selfie' on Asian tour

Friday, 3 March 2017 1:15 AM

Ruler takes part in a number of light-hearted self-shot pictures and videos during his tour of Asia

Saudi city to host Arab world's first YouTube FanFest
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Saudi city to host Arab world's first YouTube FanFest

Monday, 27 February 2017 4:08 PM

YouTube FanFest Jeddah will have two shows - one dedicated to an female-only audience and the other will be for families and males

How a fantasy-world villain is helping to change Saudi Arabia
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How a fantasy-world villain is helping to change Saudi Arabia

Sunday, 26 February 2017 2:20 PM

Recent public entertainment, from comedy to jazz, is bringing a lighter side to the conservative kingdom.

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Video: Saudi Arabia hosts its first Comic Con

Monday, 20 February 2017 12:37 PM

The oil rich nation of Saudi Arabia hosted its first comic con to show off its other riches -- young people that love the arts.

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Thousands attend first-ever Saudi Comic Con in Jeddah

Sunday, 19 February 2017 1:13 PM

Saudi Comic Con (SCC) is the first event of its kind to be held in Jeddah and is backed by General Authority for Entertainment

ITP Media Group on track to sign social influencers with reach of 25m, says CEO Ali Akawi
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ITP Media Group on track to sign social influencers with reach of 25m, says CEO Ali Akawi

Sunday, 12 February 2017 12:55 PM

New CEO says company is poised for huge expansion in the industry

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How Saudi Arabia aims to dial up the fun
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How Saudi Arabia aims to dial up the fun

Saturday, 4 February 2017 1:22 AM

As Saudi Arabia moves towards opening cinemas and expanding its television offerings, the newly created General Authority for Entertainment must support content creation — and protection

Music makes a comeback in Saudi Arabia with first concert in seven years
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Music makes a comeback in Saudi Arabia with first concert in seven years

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 9:29 AM

Jeddah concert was staged by Rotana, a company owned mostly by Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal


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