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2014-08-19 08:25:26

DUBAI, UAE, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Arab media giant launches 4 sports channels on back of winning rights to Saudi league The Dubai-based MBC Group is eyeing rights to cover European football leagues as part of its most recent expansion which involved the launch of four new sports channels. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702628-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/702628-b ) In an exclusive...

2014-07-18 04:21:01

MANAMA, Bahrain, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alarab News Channel today announced that Laila Al Sheikhly is to join the channel's news team. She will anchor one of the channel's news programmes and brings with her nearly 25 years of experience in broadcast journalism. Laila joins Alarab from Al Jazeera and will form part of a near-300 strong team bringing the region's freshest news channel to air later this year. (Logo:...

2014-05-28 23:06:45

Faith Comes By Hearing adds Farsi, Dari and Azerbaijani channels to their current Arabic Bible offering in the Middle East. Albuquerque, N.M. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 In January, Faith Comes By Hearing began broadcasting a 24/7 Arabic Audio Bible channel via satellite into the Middle East and North Africa, with the objective of adding similar channels in the future. Today the ministry is excited to announce they have established satellite channels broadcasting to Iran and the surrounding...

2014-04-29 23:19:05

egypt.topseos.com announces rankings of 10 best content distribution firms in Egypt for April 2014. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The independent authority on internet marketing in Egypt, egypt.topseos.com, has announced their list of the best content distribution agencies for April 2014. The recommendations are released at the start of each month in order to account for the latest developments and achievements of the best performing content distribution agencies. The independent research team...

2014-03-26 12:25:50

LONDON, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leaders from Europe and the Arab world investigate Legacy events often initially provide employment in construction, tourism and infrastructure but can fall short in their provision of longer term opportunities. Once the audiences have left, efforts to maintain the drive and enthusiasm to continue the legacy commitments can often stagnate. With the recent London Olympics, Sochi Winter Olympics and the...

2014-03-24 12:23:34

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Power Infrastructure Tracker in Northern Africa Can the Region Diversify its Energy Mix Away from Fossil Fuels to the Benefit of Renewable Energies? Northern African countries need significant investments in their power infrastructure, as existing infrastructure cannot meet the increasing power demand. However, since early 2011, the year of the start of the Arab spring protests,...

2014-03-13 16:26:10

Short Film Competition Encourages Dialogue CAIRO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, March 8th, filmmakers celebrated at an awards ceremony for the Egyptian short film competition, "Dialogue without Walls." SAT-7 and national television stations aired the ceremony live from the Nile Hall in downtown Cairo, Egypt. Through the competition, SAT-7 aims to encourage conversation and build bridges between people of different political and religious backgrounds. It also...

2014-02-27 12:26:28

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Press Club lent its voice today to a worldwide appeal for Egyptian authorities to release all jailed journalists, including four from Al Jazeera who have been imprisoned for months. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO "Journalism is not a crime--not in Egypt, not anywhere," National Press Club President Myron Belkind said. "We call upon the Egyptian government to ensure that these journalists, and all...

2014-02-10 08:23:04

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coptic Solidarity is disappointed with a letter sent to President Obama on February 1 by the Working Group on Egypt, which misrepresents the current situation in Egypt and offers some counterproductive recommendations for U.S. policies to this strategic ally. The letter perpetuates the Group's false juxtaposition of supposedly progressive Islamist victims facing supposedly unpopular and undemocratic forces in Egypt. Coptic...

2014-01-29 12:24:55

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Oznoz, the new online channel for bilingual kids, is announcing its partnership with JCC (Al Jazeera Children's Channel), bringing some of the most popular original Arabic children's programming to North American viewers. The first children's channel in Middle East, JCC is providing this content in Arabic and also other languages including English and French to Oznoz. Saad Saleh Al-Hudaifi, Acting Executive General Manager of JCC said,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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