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The i24NEWS is now available to UAE households, after the country's controversial normalisation agreement with Israel.

The UAE's two telecom firms reported declines in profit as a result of the novel coronavirus disease.

Saudi telecoms companies agree new royalty fees and investment

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Saudi telecoms companies agree new royalty fees and investment

Three major Saudi telecoms companies have agreed to change royalty fees to the government.

BeIN channels in UAE pulled ahead of World Cup

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BeIN channels in UAE pulled ahead of World Cup

Qatari sports broadcaster BeIN has stopped working for customers in the United Arab Emirates, the channel said on Sunday, just eleven days ahead ...

UAE blocks petition site calling for Skype ban end

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UAE blocks petition site calling for Skype ban end

Millions of expatriates in the UAE have been left frustrated by a Skype ban. An online petition calling for an end to the restrictions has been ...

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UAE telecoms companies block Skype, again

Skype has been blocked by the UAE's leading telecoms giants again, due to its 'unlicensed Voice over Internet Protocol' services.

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UAE rejects dialogue with Qatar 'until it revises policies'

A top official in the Arab bloc isolating Qatar has expressed disappointment about a speech made by the Qatari Emir on Friday.

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Qatar's BeIN sports network back on air in UAE

Subscribers to Qatar's BeIN sports network confirmed the channel was broadcasting in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday, a month after it was ...

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UAE cable providers stop broadcasts of London-based Al-Araby TV

Two leading Emirati subscription television networks have ended contracts with the London-based al-Araby TV in the latest move to censor media ...

Ban, block, battle: Egypt's war with the truth

Amr Khalifa

Ban, block, battle: Egypt's war with the truth

Comment: The Egyptian regime is seeking to reduce 'the truth' to its version of it. This counter-revolutionary strategy should be fought off by ...

Imogen Lambert

Good reception: Palestinian 3G and the economic peace plan

Analysis: Israel and Palestine have come to an agreement on building a 3G mobile network, in what may be part of a peace quartet initiative.

Egyptian TV advert banned for 'promoting violence against children'

Nada Ramadan

Egyptian TV advert banned for 'promoting violence against children'

Blog: The Egyptian Consumer Protection Authority has outlawed a controversial TV advert for a telecomms company that appears 'to promote ...

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