Middle East

Opensooq app downloaded two million times

Opensooq.com, the Arabic general classifieds platform, said its mobile app has been downloaded more than two million times in its first year of operation, making it the largest mobile classifieds app in the Middle East and North Africa region. Jordan-based Opensooq.com, which is owned by the iMENA group, first launched its mobile application for Apple and Android smartphones in October last year...

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Egypt’s Jobzella gets funds for Gulf countries

Egypt’s Jobzella.com, which dubs itself as the only site offering job and course aggregation services in Arabic, English and Croatian, received a substantial second round of funding from an unnamed Saudi investor for its expansion into the Gulf region, more specifically Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and Qatar, said Jobzella CEO Nader El-Batrawi. In it’s first round of...

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PropertyFinder.ae relaunches in UAE

PropertyFinder.ae recently launched a redesigned website that offers a faster, easier and more intuitive way for users to search for properties. The new design has a sleeker, responsive interface and offers up to 60 percent fewer banners on the site. PropertyFinder.ae new website provides users with more powerful search experience through several key enhancements, including a redesigned home...

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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

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 search and...

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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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