Press Releases

Recently issued press releases:

Abu Dhabi Media Board transfers ImageNation to twofour54


At a meeting chaired by His Excellency Mohamed Ebrahim Al Mahmood, Chairman and Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Media... more

Abu Dhabi Media selected as official media partner of renowned “Globe Soccer” Awards 2014


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Zahrat Al Khaleej and Ana Zahra launch breast cancer awareness campaign


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"Sola" on AD al Oula hosts, Shamma Hamdan, Suad Al Masi and Sahar Taha


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"Saray Al Bait" on AD Al Oula channel


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Live coverage of Arafah day 2014 and religious programs on Al Quran Al Kareem radio station from Abu Dhabi


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Star Fm's successful participation in the International Radio Festival 2014


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Shereen sings new songs from her latest album on "Sola"


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Shereen Abd el Wahab hosted by Asala in the next episode of "Sola"


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"Tamasha" Season 5, Arabic Drama/Comedy on AD Al Emarat channel


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Interesting stories in the Holy Quran on AD Al Emarat channel


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The 2016 UEFA European  Championship Qualifiers enters new era with Abu Dhabi Sports


Sports fans in the Arab world can watch the qualifiers for the 2016 UEFA European Championship ... more

Al Fakhrani shines as King Leer in "Dah'sha" on AD Al Emarat channel


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"Al Ekhwa" Season 2 on AD Al Oula channel


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AD Al Oula offers its viewers its most successful series and programs throughout september


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TV program "Sola" continues to shine on AD Al Oula channel


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AD Al Emarat channel offers its viewers national productions throughout the month of september


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Watch UAE Vs. Lithuania live on AD sports channels


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AD Sports wins the broadcasting rights of France national football team friendly matches


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Star FM participates in the International Radio Festival in Switzerland


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AD Sports channels broadcast the UAE National football team friendly matches


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Abu Dhabi Media and OSN announce Strategic Collaboration


As part of a strategic collaboration between Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) - one of the fastest growing, multi-platform media and entertainment organisations in the Middle East - and OSN, the region’s leading pay-TV network... more

The 22 Arabian Gulf Cup Draw Live on AD Sports


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Daily Ramadan giveaways around the country mosques by Quran Kareem radio station from Abu Dhabi


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100% Emaratization of Executive Leadership at Abu Dhabi Media


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"Yadan Be Yad" on AD Al Emarat and AD Al Oula


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Bu Darwash Time Season 3 on Emarat FM


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Tawq Al Asfalt... Untraditional Bedouin Drama


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Al Ghorbal..... A Syrian TV Series Showcasing Social Authority in the 30s


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Ghada Abdul Razq in the First Lady


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Abu Dhabi Al Emarat Ramadan Grid


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ADM Launches 3 New Applications at Abu Dhabi International Book Fair


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The National celebrates its 6th anniversary by showcasing its top 40 photographs


The National, Abu Dhabi Media’s leading English-language daily newspaper, is celebrating its sixth anniversary since its launch in April 2008.... more

Abu Dhabi Media participates in Tawdheef 2014 and welcomes the “Future of Media”


Abu Dhabi Media announced today its participation in Tawdheef, the leading recruitment event for UAE nationals... more

Mohammed Al Otaiba named Editor-in-Chief of The National


bu Dhabi Media (ADM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mohammed Al Otaiba as the Editor-in-Chief of The National... more

Abu Dhabi Media acquires UFC media rights in the Middle East and North Africa for the next 3 years


Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) today announced it has acquired media rights for broadcasting the Ultimate Fighting ... more

Abu Dhabi Media signs partnership agreement with the National Centre for Documentation and Research at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs


The National Centre for Documentation and Research (NCDR) at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs today signed a partnership agreement with Abu Dha... more

Exclusive coverage of the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 on Abu Dhabi Sports


Abu Dhabi Media revealed today that sports fans will have access to live and exclusive coverage of the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 race via the Abu Dhabi Sports network channels 2 and 6... more

High subscription volume for Arabian Gulf League’s encrypted channels


Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) received significant subscription volume for its encrypted sports channels that are allocated to the Arabian Gulf League... more

Three new HD channels now on Abu Dhabi TV’s pay-tv


Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) today announced the addition of three new HD channels to its pay-tv package. ... more

Arabian Gulf Pro League to broadcast across ADM and DMI sports channels


Abu Dhabi Media, today announced that Abu Dhabi Sports and Dubai Sports channels will be broadcasting the Arabian Gulf Pro League’s matches starting September 14th... more

Abu Dhabi Sports Channels kicks-off ‘Maestro’ programme with special coverage of the Super Cup


Abu Dhabi Sports Channels, part of Abu Dhabi Media, will launch its coverage of the 2013-2014 football seas... more

Abu Dhabi Media Names New Editor-in-Chief for National Geographic Al Arabiya


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anaZahra now available on the Go!


anaZahra, the leading lifestyle website for Arab women, launches today its new iPad application to provide anaZahra readers accessibility and an easy customisable browsing experience for its latest news.... more

Abu Dhabi Media Successfully Completes First Phase of World-class Digital Archiving Project


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Image Nation Brings Industry Accolades Home to Abu Dhabi


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Abu Dhabi Media Announces Key Structural Changes and the Recruitment of New Executives


Ayman Safadi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Media (ADM), announced today a number of key structural changes aimed towards further streamlining operations to ensure that ADM remains a leading company across all media verticals.... more

Image Nation Abu Dhabi Names Finalists for Arab Film Studio 2013 Short Film Competition


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anaZahra, one of the most powerful online media by Forbes Middle East Magazine


anaZahra brings home the silver as the 2nd most powerful lifestyle website, according to Forbes Middle East 2012 ranking of online media in the Arab world.... more

Radio Mirchi Voted ‘Best Radio Station’


Radio Mirchi, Abu Dhabi Media’s leading radio station catering to the South Asian audience, beat off tough competition this week to take home the title of ‘Best Radio Station’ at the 2012 Masala! Awards, announced at a star-studded ... more

Abu Dhabi Media Expands its Leadership with Appointment of New General Counsel


Abu Dhabi Media today announced the appointment of Dr. Mohammed El-Said as General Counsel, effective as of November 4th, 2012.... more

Abu Dhabi TV Network Subscriptions Witness 122% Growth


Abu Dhabi TV Network, part of Abu Dhabi Media, announced a remarkable increase of 122% in subscription sales since its launch of the Barclays Premiere League in 2010/2011.... more

Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s First Emirati Production ‘Sea Shadow’ Takes Flight on GCC Airlines


Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s first local production, ‘Sea Shadow’, has been selected to scr... more

Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s Arab Film Studio Short Film Competition Returns, Bigger and Better than Ever Before!


Building on the success of the inaugural 2012 competition, Image Nation Abu Dhabi announced the return of its popular A... more

Radio Mirchi Partners with Colors TV to Bring ‘India’s Got Talent’ Season 4 to the MENA Region


Radio Mirchi has partnered with Colors TV as the exclusive radio station for the fourth series of the hit TV ... more

The United Nations, Hyde Park-Image Nation And Variety Announce Groundbreaking Documentary Series


The United Nations, Hyde Park-Image Nation, and Variety have teamed up to produce a non-scripted series fe... more

Abu Dhabi TV Network Kicks off New Season of Barclays Premier League with Launch of Live Mobile Streaming New service connects viewers to all 380 BPL football games via mobile and tablet


Abu Dhabi TV Network has launched a new live mobile streaming service for the Barclays Premier League (BPL) this week, connecting mobile and tablet users with full coverage of the new season whe... more

Image Nation & twofour54 tadreeb Announce Winner of Arab Film Studio 2012


Image Nation Abu Dhabi and twofour54 tadreeb announced the winner of its inaugural Arab Film Studio (AFS) film competition last night, at glamorous gala event held at the Yas Viceroy Hotel on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.... more

National Geographic Abu Dhabi reveals winners of ‘Life in Motion’ photography contest


Three astounding winners chosen from more than 80 thousand entries from around the Middle East... more

Mohamed Al Hammadi Named Director of Abu Dhabi Media’s New Public Service Affairs Department


Ayman Safadi, Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Media, today announced the formation of a Public Ser... more

The National Welcomes New Additions


The National, the UAE’s authoritative English language newspaper, has announced a host of new additions today, including a new premium magazine suite, a revamped Sport section, extended Arts & Life offering, new digital platforms and an eng... more



Univers K is thrilled to announce in partnership with National Geographic Al Arabiya and supported by Dolphin Energy the presentation of: WILD ARABIA, the largest collaborative multi-platform educational awareness campaign to come out of the Middle E... more

Abu Dhabi TV Network Launches a New Family Package


Abu Dhabi TV Network announced today the launch of a new value Family Package, offering viewers HD channels from MBC and FOX in addition to Abu Dhabi Sport 7 and 8. The new package gives viewers access to HD content featuring sports, movies, series, ... more

“Footsteps of Thesiger” Documentary Relives the Memory of Mubarak bin London’s Epic Journey Across the UAE Desert


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Ayman Safadi named Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Media; Saif Saeed Ghobash named Chief Operating Officer


Abu Dhabi – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Dhabi Media (ADM), His Excellency Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrou... more

National Geographic Abu Dhabi receives 80,445 entries for its second Photomentaries photography contest


National Geographic Abu Dhabi (NGAD) witnessed an impressive response of 80,445 entries into its second Photome... more

YAHLIVE and ABU DHABI TV partner to increase HD offerings across MENA


YahLive, the UAE based satellite broadcast company, and Abu Dhabi Media today announced an exclusive partnership to broadcast six of Abu Dhabi Media’s channels in HD through YahLive’s satellite service.... more

LIVE Participates in CABSAT 2012 for the Third Consecutive Year


Live Broadcast Production & Facilities (LIVE), the region’s leading outside broadcast and production company has announced its participation in CABSAT 2012... more

Abu Dhabi Wins Its First Oscar


Abu Dhabi reached the pinnacle of motion picture recognition yesterday, winning its first ever Oscar for “The Help” at the 84th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. ... more

Abu Dhabi Media and Entertainment Network (India) Ltd. Join Forces to Launch Radio Mirchi: India’s No.1 Radio Station Now in the UAE


Abu Dhabi Media and Entertainment Network (India) Limited, a subsidiary of The Times of India Group, have spiced up the airwaves in the Emirate... more

Image Nation Abu Dhabi and twofour54 tadreeb Name Finalists for Arab Film Studio’s Short Film Competition


Today Image Nation Abu Dhabi, in partnership with twofour54 tadreeb, announced the six finalists of the first annua... more

Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s Emirati Production “Sea Shadow” Debuts in North America at the Palm Springs International Film Festival


The first Emirati film from Image Nation Abu Dhabi, Sea Shadow, will be hitting US shores this month at the prestigious 23rd Annual Palm Spring... more

National Geographic Al Arabiya and ‘1001 Inventions’ Unite to Promote Middle Eastern Scientific and Cultural heritage


Nati... more

Abu Dhabi TV Network Enhances its Pay TV Content with MBC HD Channels


Abu Dhabi TV Network announced today it is expanding its premium content offering... more

The National Goes Green


Abu Dhabi Media’s award winning English language newspaper, The National, has switched to printing on 100 percent recycled paper today... more

Hala Al Gergawi Takes the Helm as managing editor at


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National Geographic Abu Dhabi showcases the magnificent architectural landmarks of the UAE


Celebrating the UAE’s 40thNational Day, National Geographic Abu Dhabi offers a special day of programming... more

Abu Dhabi TV Network Expands on its Pay TV Content Offering by Enabling Viewers to visit websites from their Set-Top Boxes


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Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s first Emirati film ‘Sea Shadow’ launches in cinemas across the UAE


The first Emirati film from Image Nation Abu Dhabi is set to go on general release in cinemas throughout... more

Manny Pacquiao Stars in Pound for Pound – Submitted to Apple App Store, New Screenshots and Video Trailer Revealed


Karkadann Games is proud to announce the submission of Manny Pacquiao: Pound for Pound: Volume 1, starring Filipino athlete ... more

Image Nation Abu Dhabi and twofour54 tadreeb Launch Arab Film Studio


Today Image Nation Abu Dhabi, in partnership with twofour54tadreeb, announced the launch of Arab Film Studio.... more

Abu Dhabi Media Reaches Football Fans Across the Region with Enhanced Barclays Premier League Multi-platform Programming


Fans of Barclays Pre... more

Image Nation Abu Dhabi celebrates premiere of its first Emirati movie ‘Sea Shadow’ at Abu Dhabi Film Festival


Abu Dhabi, 20th October 2011 – Image Nation Abu Dhabi last night celebrated the world premiere of its first Emirati... more

Emirati movie ‘Sea Shadow’ to world premiere at Abu Dhabi Film Festival


Image Nation Abu Dhabi’s First Home-Grown Movie Opens in Cinemas Across the UAE and GCC on November 17th... more

Image Nation Reveals New Company Structure and Corporate Brand


Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 3rd, 2011:  Today Image Nation unveiled a new company structure and corporate brand... more

Mohammed Al Otaiba Named Head of Image Nation Abu Dhabi


Abu Dhabi, UAE, October 3rd, 2011: Today Mohammed Al Otaiba was announced as Head of the newly-formed Image... more

Image Nation International’s “The Help” and “Contagion”: Currently Number One and Two at the U.S. Box Office


Abu Dhabi, UAE, 14 September, 2011: Image Nation International, the division that oversees Image Nation’s international ... more

Imagenation Abu Dhabi and Fortissimo Films Unite to Take Emirati Cinema to the World


Abu Dhabi, UAE, 24 August, 2011: Imagenation Abu Dhabi announced an exclusive international sales agreement... more Celebrates the Holy Month of Ramadan with New Cooking and Health Microsite


Abu Dhabi, July 31st , 2011- is celebrating the holy month of Ramadan with the launch of a new Ramadan cooking... more kicks off survey series “The Brides Have Spoken”


Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 July2011:  For many women, planning the wedding of their dreams is one of the most exciting yet stressful... more

Imagenation Abu Dhabi Signs Deal with Empire International to Distribute Emirati Films in the MENA region


Abu Dhabi, UAE, 10th July, 2011: Imagenation Abu Dhabi has signed an exclusive agreement with Empire Internationa... more

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Every woman knows there’s nothing casual about planning a wedding, especially the perfect wedding!... more

Corniche Visitors Marvel at Lunar Delight Through National Geographic Al Arabiya Telescope


Abu Dhabi, UAE, June 16th, 2011: National Geographic Al Arabiya magazine enthralled visitors to Abu Dhabi’s corniche... more

Abu Dhabi Media Appoints Malcolm Wall As Chief Executive officer


Abu Dhabi, June 8th 2011: Abu Dhabi Media today announced the appointment of Malcolm Wall as Chief Executive Officer... more and Yves Saint Laurent celebrate the winners of of Ashiqat poetry contest


Ashiqat, the region wide poetry contest for Arab women initiated by in collaboration with celebrated Saudi poetess... more

National Geographic Al Arabiya University Tour Shows Students ‘Colours of the World’


Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 31, 2011: HH Sheikh Hamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan...... more

‘Al Aniqa’ Magazine Celebrates Leading Women in Luxury and Fashion


Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26 May 2011: Al Aniqa, the special edition fashion and beauty magazine published by Zahrat Al Khaleej... more

Majid Competition Winner Flying High in Manchester


Abu Dhabi, May 23, 2011: The Arab world’s favourite children’s magazine, Majid...... more

National Geographic Al Arabiya Praises Local Family For Outstanding Success in Worldwide Energy Diet


Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 9th, 2011: National Geographic Al Arabiya magazine has praised the energy saving success... more

Get ready for an epic game!


Abu Dhabi, May 8, 2011: Karkadann Games, a world-class gaming studio recently launched by Abu Dhabi Media, today announced the upcoming release of its new action adventure video game titled “Pound for Pound” Volume 1, centred on Filipi... more

National Geographic Al Arabiya Teams up with Budding Photographers to Promote Environmental Awareness


Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 4th, 2011: The nation-wide National Geographic Al Arabiya UAE Universities & Higher C... more

Majid competition winner to live his dream in Manchester


Emirati schoolboy wins the chance to walk on the pitch with City stars at final home game... more

Abu Dhabi Media teams up with KidZania® to introduce children to the exciting world of journalism and creative media


Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 25th, 2011: Budding young journalists, illustrators and radio DJs now have a place to hone their skills... more

Majid to host football tournament for aspiring young stars


Abu Dhabi, April 19th 2011: The Arab world’s favorite children’s magazine, Majid , will host more... more

OVAB to help shape the future of Digital out of Home Advertising in MENA


ABU DHABI [19th April 2011] - Which factors will most impact the growth of Digital Out Of Home (DOOH) advertising in our region?... more

National Geographic Al Arabiya’s Nation-wide Educational Tour Arrives at HCT Dubai Women’s College for ‘Library Week’


Abu Dhabi, UAE; April 11, 2011: The National Geographic Al Arabiya UAE Universities & Higher Colleges of Technology Tour arrived i... more

Abu Dhabi Radio Network Sweeps Across the Airwaves in the UAE


Abu Dhabi, UAE; April 11, 2011: The latest results from the UAE radiometry study carried out by independent media research... more

OVAB launches in the MENA region with high-level industry events


ABU DHABI [10th April 2011] - OVAB, the group established to raise awareness and develop standards... more

Al Barq Digital expands UAE network and accelerates growth plans


ABU DHABI, April 3, 2011:  Two new properties are being added this quarter to the Al Barq Digital mall network,... more



Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 28th 2011:  Principle photography for Imagenation Abu Dhabi’s second local p... more

Luxury Special Edition Magazines add Sparkle to Zahrat Al Khaleej Offering


Abu Dhabi, UAE, 28th March 2011: Zahrat Al Khaleej will continue the distribution of its popular special edition magazines... more offers Arab women a new platform for creation and self-expression

27-03-2011 teamed up with May Kutbi, the celebrated Saudi poetess... more

“Ezel” stars meet their fans


Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 22nd 2011: Stars of the “Ezel” series are mingling this evening with their fans and viewers who have... more

The National Newspaper Welcomes Luxury Travel Title Ultratravel into its Fold


Abu Dhabi Media has been granted the publishing...... more

Summit and Participant in Association With Imagenation Acquire Feature Film Rights To The New York Times Article DEEPWATER HORIZON S FINAL HOUR


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Avatar and Titanic director James Cameron to open the Abu Dhabi Media Summit 2011


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National Geographic Al Arabiya Magazine Kicks Off UAE Universities & Higher Colleges of Technology Tour at Abu Dhabi Women’s College


ABU DHABI, UAE 1 March 2011: Under the patronage of H... more

Genre Master Tobe Hooper Takes The Helm of Imagenation Abu Dhabi Arabian Horror Djinn


The Master of Horror Tobe Hooper the director behind the legendary classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre...... more

Cricket Power: Get into the action and lead your nation to glory!


Cricket Power, the official video game of ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 is now available to audiences worldwide...... more

LIVE announces its participation in CABSAT MENA 2011


LIVE, Abu Dhabi Media Company s wholly-owned outside broadcast (OB) and production subsidiary...... more

Abu Dhabi Media taps into gaming market with the launch of Karkadann Games


Abu Dhabi Media Company (ADMC) announced today it has expanded its portfolio of digital entertainment...... more

UAE Family selected to Participate in National Geographic 360 Energy Diet Challenge


National Geographic Al Arabiya magazine, part of Abu Dhabi Media Company, has announced the Emirati family...... more

du and Abu Dhabi Radio Network join hands to present best of music in the GCC


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OVAB Europe Expands Its Membership To Middle East and North Africa


OVAB, the group established to raise awareness and develop standards for the emerging Digital Out Of Home...... more

Living Healthily and Getting Fit.


New Year resolutions every woman should make and keep.... more

Region s Film Talent Search Gathers Pace


Budding Emirati film actors have a fresh chance to get in on the action as Imagenation Abu Dhabi starts casting for Djinn...... more

Al Barq Digital Unveils Strategic Outlook for the Outdoor Industry


Setting new standards in the Digital Out of Home (DOOH) sector and driving a culture of knowledge sharing and innovation...... more

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Concludes On A Hopeful Note


Pink October, the month-long campaign in support of breast cancer awareness initiated by Abu Dhabi Media Company...... more

Imagenation Abu Dhabi and Abu Dhabi Film Commission Place Candidates on MAWAHEB Internship Program


Abu Dhabi, 26 October 2010: Imagenation Abu Dhabi, in association with Abu Dhabi Film Commission, has pla... more

Abu Dhabi Media Company and House of GlaMO Tee Collaboration in Pink October Campaign


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Imagenation Abu Dhabi s First Local Production Sea Shadow Begins Filming In The United Arab Emirates


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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel to Begin Principal Photography


Fox Searchlight Pictures President of Production Claudia Lewis and Participant Media President Ricky Strauss... more

Its Pink October -New campaign mobilizes community in an outstanding effort in support of breast cancer awareness


This week Abu Dhabi ... more

Peter Weirs The Way Back To Be Given Academy Qualifying Run


Nigel Sinclair, CEO and Co-Chairman of Exclusive Media Group ( Exclusive ) and Newmarket Films...... more

Seven Arab Scientists to Join Board of Advisers of National Geographic al Arabiya Magazine


Cairo, 28 September 2010: National Geographic Al Arabiya, published by Abu Dhabi Media Company (ADM... more

Al Barq Digital Lights Up Innovative Screen Digital Signage Network in Dubai Festival City


Al Barq Digital, the recently launched digital media brand, owned and operated by Abu Dhabi Media Digital Out Of Home...... more reaches out to Arab women with new Facebook app

15-09-2010 has come out with an exciting new app on Facebook a first for the region...... more

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