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Trial for 'insulting tweets' starts in Bahrain
Trial for 'insulting tweets' starts in Bahrain

DUBAI, UAE: The trial of Bahraini Human Rights Activist Nabil Rajab, stands accused of having "insulted official bodies" in remarks posted on Twitter, and his trial has now been adjourned until 29 October according to a judicial source.

21 Oct 2014

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx honours 2014 winners
Dubai Lynx honours 2014 winners

DUBAI, UAE: The much-anticipated winners of the 8th Dubai Lynx Awards were revealed last night and celebrated at the region's biggest awards ceremony, which was attended by over 1,800 guests.

13 Mar 2014

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx announces first jury members
Dubai Lynx announces first jury members

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has released the first 28 names that make up this year's juries. South Africa is represented in the Design Jury.

3 Feb 2014

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx opens for entries
Dubai Lynx opens for entries

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has opened for entries across 15 categories ahead of the 2014 edition of the Festival and Awards, taking place from 9-12 March.

5 Dec 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Nokia launches first tablet, new phablets
Nokia launches first tablet, new phablets

ABU DHABI, UAE: Nokia, whose handset division is to be acquired by Microsoft, launched its first-ever tablet computer in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday (22 October).

24 Oct 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx website launches featuring innovations for 2014 festival and awards
Dubai Lynx website launches featuring innovations for 2014 festival and awards

DUBAI, UAE: The new website showcasing what's in store at the upcoming Dubai Lynx 2014 Festival and Awards has now launched.

30 Sep 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Millward Brown - The mobile revolution
Millward Brown - The mobile revolution

Millward Brown has entered the next phase of its mobile research strategy across Africa and the Middle East.

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 5 Sep 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

TNT Express in OMAN launches 'Mobile Worker'
TNT Express in OMAN launches 'Mobile Worker'

MUSCAT, OMAN: TNT Express in Oman, one of the world leading express service provider companies, has unveiled its state of the art Mobile Worker communication units in Oman which enables drivers to send and receive delivery information in real-time through hand-held scanners throughout Muscat city.

23 May 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Al Jazeera English launches news apps for Android Tablet and BlackBerry 10 users
Al Jazeera English launches news apps for Android Tablet and BlackBerry 10 users

DOHA, QATAR: The full-featured apps will allow smartphone and tablet app users to experience award-winning content from Al Jazeera English

12 Mar 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: Batelco is Advertiser of the Year
Dubai Lynx: Batelco is Advertiser of the Year

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx Advertiser of the Year award is presented to advertisers in the MENA region who have distinguished themselves for inspiring innovative marketing of their products and who embrace and encourage the creative work produced by their agency or agencies. This year the organisers of the Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity have presented the award to Batelco (Bahrain Telecommunications Company).

5 Mar 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Unmissable 3-day content programme at Dubai Lynx 2013

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Festival of Creativity, reputed to be MENA's principal awards for creative communications and the industry's premier annual platform for learning, inspiration and networking, will in just two weeks, bring together an outstanding and world-class line-up of international and regional speakers to address MENA's creative community.

28 Feb 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx opens for entries
Dubai Lynx opens for entries

DUBAI, UAE: The annual Dubai Lynx Awards, currently in their seventh year of setting the benchmark for creative excellence in communications in the MENA region, are now accepting entries.

7 Jan 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx winners announced
Dubai Lynx winners announced

DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards Ceremony took place last night attracting a record number of guests. A crowd of over 1500 were present to find out and celebrate this year's winners of the much sought after Lynx trophies.

8 Mar 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards
Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards

DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.

5 Mar 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: SA represented in 2012 jury lineup
Dubai Lynx: SA represented in 2012 jury lineup

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival, one of the leading festival and awards events for creative excellence in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced the members of the juries responsible for judging and awarding entries into the sixth Dubai Lynx Awards.

26 Jan 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx 2012 jury presidents announced
Dubai Lynx 2012 jury presidents announced

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival, the leading awards for creative excellence in advertising and communications in the Middle East and North Africa, is pleased to announce the jury presidents ahead of the 2012 festival taking place 4-7 March 2012.

20 Dec 2011

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: New Mobile, PR categories for 2012
Dubai Lynx: New Mobile, PR categories for 2012

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival will see two new categories added to the 2012 Awards line-up, PR and Mobile. The festival, which has recently launched its 2012 website with a new look and additional content, will take place from 4-7 March at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai.

31 Oct 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Global advertising rebounded 10.6% in 2010
Global advertising rebounded 10.6% in 2010

LONDON, UK: The global advertising industry climbed out of recession last year and posted a 10.6% year-on-year increase to US$503 billion* based on published rate cards from the Global AdView Pulse, a new report released by The Nielsen Company.

11 Apr 2011

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx entries up 52%
Dubai Lynx entries up 52%

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2068 entries from 21 countries, an overall increase of 52% versus last year. Entries have been submitted in 12 categories, including the newly launched Design category.

25 Mar 2011

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Leo Burnett sponsors Dubai Lynx Student Academy
Leo Burnett sponsors Dubai Lynx Student Academy

DUBAI, UAE: For the third year, the Dubai International Advertising Festival is joining forces with Leo Burnett to form a dedicated Academy for 20 students from across the Middle East and North Africa, offering a unique intensive three-day educational programme during the regional annual advertising and communications festival that will take place next month.

23 Feb 2011

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ME conference opens with call to protect journalists
ME conference opens with call to protect journalists

DUBAI, UAE: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) opened its annual Middle East Conference this week by calling on authorities to protect journalists covering the ongoing demonstrations in the region and to allow the press to fulfil its role in providing free and credible news.

10 Feb 2011

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Middle East mobile subscriptions surpass 200 million mark
Middle East mobile subscriptions surpass 200 million mark

DUBAI, UAE: The number of mobile subscriptions in the Middle East crossed the 200 million mark in 3Q10 to reach 202 million at end-September, according to research by Informa Telecoms & Media. Driven by growth in the less-developed markets like Iran and Iraq, the region's mobile market is still growing strongly, with the number of mobile subscriptions in the region increasing by almost 20% over the year to end-September.

2 Dec 2010

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

First jury presidents announced for Dubai Lynx 2011
First jury presidents announced for Dubai Lynx 2011

DUBAI, UAE: The first three of four jury presidents for the Dubai International Advertising Festival, the leading creative advertising and communication awards for the Middle East and North Africa, have been announced.

22 Nov 2010

UNITED STATES

CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative
CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative

ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.

16 Sep 2010

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Cut telecom costs - outsource!
Cut telecom costs - outsource!

Speaking to operators and vendors at MECOM 2010, Mobiserve chief indicates cost cutting measures through outsourcing is an imperative in evolving telecom climate.

27 May 2010