Middle East

Motory.com launches in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s auto market is huge, with annual growth in demand of 30 percent, according to a study conducted by the Council of Saudi Trade Chambers. The market (including new autos, used autos, spare parts, accessories, trucks, maintenance workshops and after-sales service) is valued at about $2.4 billion U.S. per year. Saudi Arabia is one of the largest automotive markets in the GCC...

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Waseet.net powers new marketplace on Emaratalyoum.com

p5rn7vb UAE newspaper Emaratalyoum.com announced today the launch of its “supply and demand” section, or marketplace. You’ll find it at the rather long domain of Ae.ads.emaratalyoum.com. It is powered by Waseet.net, which provided Emaratalyoum.com the fully integrated horizontal classifieds platform, with the ability to buy and sell on Waseet.net. Newspaper site users can...

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Yahoo Maktoob teams up with Propertyfinder.ae

Real estate site Propertyfinder.ae announced a partnership with Yahoo Maktoob to power its property search and so give Propertyfinder a wider audience of property seekers and owners. Propertyfinder works with Yahoo Maktoob and its network of websites in six countries in the Middle East, namely UAE, Qatar, Egypt, Lebanon, Bahrain and Morocco. Currently, this is Propertyfinder’s only traffic...

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Why Bayt.com closed Zedeal down

Back in 2010 job site Bayt.com launched a general classifieds platform for goods and services on its website under the name Zedeal (at Zedeal.com), to widen the business features available to the community in the region Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Initially, Zedeal.com benefitted handsomely from the connection with Bayt.com and its professional community of more than ten million...

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Lamudi, Carmudi both make moves in Middle East

Lamudi.com wants to expand in the Middle East, and launched a new website Jo.Lamudi.com in Jordan. The website came as a result of a growing real estate market in Jordan. The site offers Jordanians the chance to find or list houses, apartments, villas and land, and gives property providers and agents an online presence with a personalized web page. Lamudi.com was launched in 2013, backed by the...

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OpenSooq.com rolls out TV campaign

OpenSooq.com, the Jordanian free classified ads website, started its promotional campaign on Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC), the Saudi TV network. The aim of the campaign is to reach a wider Arab audience in the GCC region. MBC Group and its ten television channels, covering the entire Middle East, makes it possible. Opensooq.com includes many categories, such as real estate, automotive,...

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