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Screenshot After closing its offices in Cairo, Yahoo Maktoob or Yahoo Middle East is closing its offices in Amman Jordan by end of the year. Yahoo office in Jordan was the HQ of Maktoob before Yahoo's acquisition. After the acquisition Yahoo kept Amman office and moved it to new location in Amman. The office had different type of employees mostly engin...
Screenshot Yahoo Middle East has closed it office in Cairo and fired all its employees at the office. We do not know why they did so? But we will contact yahoo to get more details. Update: Yahoo! has sent us the following statement: " Official Media Statement – October 23: Today, Yahoo announced that we plan to close our Cairo office at the end...
Screenshot As part of its ongoing efforts to provide users with relevant local content across platforms, Yahoo Maktoob has teamed up with Mobinil to provide users in Egypt with mobile services and the best Yahoo Maktoob digital content via subscription services. Yahoo Maktoob is committed to providing users with the latest digital content while on the go...
Screenshot Yahoo! today announced that it has appointed Dawn Airey as senior vice president and lead of the company’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) operation, effective immediately. Airey will be based in the company’s London office and will report to COO Henrique de Castro. Beginning November 1, Christophe Parcot, who has served as Yahoo!’...
Screenshot Ahmed Nassef who was general manager of Maktoob and become Yahoo Middle East boss and VP Yahoo, after Yahoo’s acquisition of Maktoob, has quite his job to launch his new social TV startup Telfaz. Nassef has joined forces with Tamer Rashad, former head of Merrill Lynch Middle East & Africa to launch the new business, which will offer affordab...
Screenshot Yahoo! Maktoob has announced the launch of a new Arabic football app for iPhone, providing football fans in the Middle East with a highly engaging and easy way to stay connected to their favorite teams, scores and daily sports news. The new Yahoo! Maktoob Football app for iPhone is a full-featured Arabic app, which was built with sharing in mind ...
Screenshot Yahoo Maktoob announced on Maktoob blogs that they will be putting and end to the platform on 31/3/2013. Maktoob blogs was launched years before Yahoo acquired maktoob in 2009. It used wordpress MU as a platform offering free blogging. It seems Maktoob blogs did not gain much traction so that is why they are shutting it down....
Screenshot Yahoo! Maktoob and P&G have teamed up to launch “Taallaqi”, a new dedicated site offering Arab women the latest advice on haircare and beauty. Through a series of tailored videos and articles, “Taallaqi” provides useful tips for the everyday woman that is looking for practical advice on hair and beauty care, as well as expert opinion on...
Screenshot Yahoo! Maktoob is debuting today a new Arabic Web drama series titled “Fasateen”, produced by International Digital Emmy Award-winner Batoota Films and shown exclusively on Yahoo! Maktoob. The show marks Yahoo! Maktoob’s first foray into original scripted programming, and follows the life of three Lebanese women as they navigate through life...
Screenshot Yahoo! Maktoob has launching a dedicated Ramadan destination on the English Yahoo! Maktoob, which comes to complement its Arabic Ramadan offering, and is targeted towards English speaking Muslims and non-Muslims who might want to learn more about this time of year. The dedicated destination (http://en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com/ramadan/) is for anyo...
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