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Ooredoo Kuwait Sponsors Boost Football Team to Promote Amateur Football in Kuwait

Kuwait City, November 7th , 2023 – In an exciting development, Ooredoo Kuwait, the telecom giant, has sponsored Boost Football Team in the Kuwait Women’s Football League, an innovative initiative dedicated to nurturing young female athletes in Kuwait. The partnership promises to reshape the local sports scene and provide an electrifying fusion of entertainment and athletic excellence. The Kuwait Women’s Football League is a unique concept that unites football enthusiasts with local club players, providing an exhilarating fusion of entertainment and sport. What distinguishes the league is its dedication to delivering an enjoyable and competitive experience while upholding the standards of a top-tier sports organization. This innovative approach elevates the concept of amateur female football leagues, ensuring an ......read more

Ooredoo Business Launches Second Corporate Football Tournament

Kuwait, 25th Oct, 2023 - Ooredoo business, the trusted technological partner for business solutions, has announced the launch of the second edition of the Corporate Football Tournament. This event embodies the spirit of cooperation and unity between the Ooredoo business team and its partners. The tournament serves as a platform for companies from various sectors, whether public or private, to come together and compete in a sporting spirit. Participating teams in the tournament represent diverse sectors, including banking, electronics, oil, healthcare, retail, and many others. This unification of diverse forces reflects the spirit of collaboration and solidarity between Ooredoo business and its partners, not only in the corporate world but also on the sports field. All participating teams were invited to attend the draw ceremony, ......read more

Burgan Bank Sponsors American United School's Annual Art's Night

As part of the Bank's commitment to students and their development  Kuwait, 20 May 2023: Burgan Bank recently sponsored the American United School’s (AUS) seventh annual Art’s Night, held under the theme “Lights, Camera, Music: From Broadway to Hollywood.” The latest sponsorship is a testament to the Bank’s commitment to student development and fostering confidence-building environments where creativity can thrive. It also comes as part of Burgan Bank’s broad social responsibility program and efforts to make a positive difference in the community.  In celebration of the arts, around 600 participants who attended the event were introduced to the artworks produced by the AUS Pre-K to 12 Grade students and spread across different areas of the campus. The showcase included a variety ......read more

Saqata Sahwan, Ramadan series merging Kuwaiti and Egyptian Comedy Culture

 Abbey’s Productions Founder, Sheikha Abrar Khaled Al Sabah, highlights the importance of bringing Arabs together through entertainment and media.  The Ramadan series has hit above 11 million views on ‘social media’ platforms.  Saqata Sahwan revives the Kuwaiti Egyptian ties through comedy. Kuwait, 12 April 2023: Founded by Sheikha Abrar Khaled Jaber Al Ali Al Sabah, Abbey’s Productions, a Kuwait-based production house that focuses on developing the caliber and enhancing the quality of Arab films and television content, brought this Ramadan on Arab screens a light series called Saqata Sahwan (fell in an oversight), which merges Kuwaiti and Egyptian comedy culture in a story that highlights a strong friendship between an Egyptian doctor and a Kuwaiti patient. “Television content ......read more

Burgan Bank Sponsors Kuwait National Team's Participation in NAS Padel Tournament

As part of its ongoing efforts in bolstering the sports culture in Kuwait Kuwait, 2 April 2023:  Burgan Bank recently announced its sponsorship of the Kuwaiti national padel team in the NAS Padel Tournament 2023. The tournament’s tenth edition, hosted by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is set to take place at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on April 4, 2023, with the participation of eight national teams from across the Arab region. The sponsorship comes as part of Burgan’s Ramadan campaign, “Driven by Giving”, as well as its overarching social responsibility program and ongoing commitment to nurturing the sports culture in Kuwait. Despite the sport’s recency in Kuwait, it has become widely popular, garnering a diverse fan base that turns to the sport all year long, and especially in Ramadan, ......read more

Bahrain's Al Hashemi Crowned Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup Champion in AlUla

• GCC rider produced a strong performance on Leon to claim victory and hold off a Spanish one-two which featured highest-placed female Maria Ponton Alvarez in second place     March 4, 2023:  Mohamed Abdulhameed Al Hashemi from Bahrain held off a strong Spanish challenge to claim overall victory in the 2023 edition of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup, the flagship endurance equestrian event which took place at Saudi Arabia's ancient city of AlUla, home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra.   Al Hashemi completed the four loops of the challenging 120km route on his ride Leon in a classified time of 05:47:54, at an average speed of 20.696 km/h, finishing 20 minutes ahead of Spain’s Maria Ponton Alvarez, the highest placed female in second place on Bolchoi El Akim ......read more

CNN Business Arabic is Now Live

- CNN Business Arabic delivers global economic, business and finance news and analysis to millions of Arabic speakers across the globe   Dubai, 15 January 2023: CNN Business Arabic (CNNBA) has officially launched today. The dedicated digital business platform is set to be the go-to source of business and economic news, facts and analysis in Arabic, covering areas of interest to the world’s Arabic speakers. The new media outlet covers a wide range of sectors including sustainability, green investment, cryptocurrency, Web 3.0, real estate, energy, technology and more. CNNBA is available online at CNNBusinessArabic.com and on leading social media platforms.   CNN Business Arabic is operated by International Media Investments (IMI) in partnership with CNN International Commercial (CNNIC), combining regional and ......read more

It's a Record-Breaking First Season for Premier Padel as the Sport goes Global in 2022

PREMIER PADEL’S FIRST SEASON CONCLUDES WITH TOURNAMENTS ON 5 CONTINENTS, ALL-TIME RECORD ATTENDANCES, BROADCAST STATISTICS AND PRIZE MONEY FOR THE PLAYER-DRIVEN TOUR 25, DECEMBER 2022:  Premier Padel concluded its first official season in Milan with great success, after a record-breaking year that has further elevated the sport of padel to unprecedented levels of global exposure, tournament attendance and professional support in all areas.  Premier Padel, governed by the International Padel Federation (FIP), backed by the Professional Padel Association (PPA), and supported by Qatar Sports Investments (QSI), has considerably boosted the sport’s growth and potential. Through the establishment of a global circuit, Premier Padel has partnered with an extensive portfolio of international broadcasters and ......read more

ABK Sponsors the Arab Masters Tennis Tournament 2022

Top Players from the Arab World to Compete Kuwait, 20 December 2022:  Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Arab Masters Tennis Tournament 2022 organized by the Kuwait Tennis Federation. This championship is being held at Sheikh Jaber Al Abdullah Al Jaber Al Sabah International Tennis Complex from 20 to 27 December 2022.  Top ranked Arab players will take part in this year’s tournament. The matches will take place in the world-class open-air stadiums in the complex with a large spectator capacity. The matches will be broadcast on Kuwait TV, the official state channel, in addition to other TV and sports channels. Commenting on ABK’s sponsorship of the Arab Masters Tennis Tournament, Ms. Laila Al-Qatami, Chief Communications Officer at Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK), said: ......read more

AABC Shines at the Video Wave #4 Competition Conducted by NMEF Bagging Seven of the Top 10 Prizes

Kuwait – 18 December 2022: Abdulmohsen Abdulaziz Al Babtain Company (AABC) sales team bagged the highest number of prizes in the Video Wave #4 competition organized by Nissan Middle East FZE (NMEF). This year, the competition was held in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of Nissan Patrol. The prizes were announced at a special ceremony held in Dubai in November.  The competition began in January 2022 and was held exclusively for Nissan Service Center sales’ teams across the region. This is the 4th in a series of the Video Wave competitions, and AABC has consistently put up a sterling performance in all the waves.  The Video Wave #4 posed a greater challenge than usual in that each participant was required to develop a five-minute video reflecting the "Hero of All Terrains" heritage of Nissan ......read more

Revealed: 65.24cm (2 Ft 1.68 in) Afshin Ghaderzadeh Declared World's Shortest Man

Afshin discovered to be 6.86cm shorter than the previous record holder, Edward Niño Hernandez Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 15, 2022, GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™, the global authority on record-breaking, can today announce that 20-year-old Afshin Esmaeil Ghaderzadeh is the new Shortest man as verified on Tuesday, 13 December 2022, with a height of 65.24 cm (2 ft 1.68 in). Afshin was born in a remote village in Bukan County, West Azerbaijan Province in Iran.  The previous shortest man was Edward Niño Hernandez, who was born on 10 May 1986 in Bogotá, Colombia, measured 72.1 cm (2 ft 4.38 in) tall, as verified on 29 February 2020. Craig Glenday, Guinness World Records Editor-in-Chief, along with Official Adjudicator Kanzy El Defrawy were in attendance on the day of measurement in the GWR Dubai ......read more

.Burgan Bank Announces the Names of the Monthly Draw Winners of Kanz Account.

Kuwait – 9th October 2022: Burgan Bank announced today the names of the Kanz account monthly draw winners, who will each take home a KD 1,000 cash-prize. All Kanz customers who maintain a minimum balance of KD 200 for at least one week before the draw date, are included in the draw, and their chances of winning increase with higher deposits.    The 20 lucky winners are:    • ABDULHADI ABDULMAHDI AHMAD • AHMAD ATALLAH ALDESAM • AHMAD NASER ALNAHHAM • AWDHAH MOHAMMAD ALSABAH • BADER GHALEB ALMUTAIRI • BASSAM MOHAMMAD NAZZAL • DALIA ABDULMAJEED ALGHARABALLI • DHARI MUBARAK ALSHAMMARI • HAJAR GHULOUM  ALRUBAIEE • HUDA MAHMOUD ALNAQI • IBRAHIM ALI ALGHAREEB • MAKEYAH OMRAN ALMUTAIR • MOHAMMAD ......read more

Burgan Bank Announces the Names of the Monthly Draw Winners of Kanz Account.

Kuwait – 9th October 2022: Burgan Bank announced today the names of the Kanz account monthly draw winners, who will each take home a KD 1,000 cash-prize. All Kanz customers who maintain a minimum balance of KD 200 for at least one week before the draw date, are included in the draw, and their chances of winning increase with higher deposits.    The 20 lucky winners are:    • ABDULHADI ABDULMAHDI AHMAD • AHMAD ATALLAH ALDESAM • AHMAD NASER ALNAHHAM • AWDHAH MOHAMMAD ALSABAH • BADER GHALEB ALMUTAIRI • BASSAM MOHAMMAD NAZZAL • DALIA ABDULMAJEED ALGHARABALLI • DHARI MUBARAK ALSHAMMARI • HAJAR GHULOUM  ALRUBAIEE • HUDA MAHMOUD ALNAQI • IBRAHIM ALI ALGHAREEB • MAKEYAH OMRAN ALMUTAIR • MOHAMMAD ......read more

Burgan Bank Announces the Names of the Monthly Draw Winners of Kanz Account

Kuwait – 9th October 2022: Burgan Bank announced today the names of the Kanz account monthly draw winners, who will each take home a KD 1,000 cash-prize. All Kanz customers who maintain a minimum balance of KD 200 for at least one week before the draw date, are included in the draw, and their chances of winning increase with higher deposits.    The 20 lucky winners are:    • ABDULHADI ABDULMAHDI AHMAD • AHMAD ATALLAH ALDESAM • AHMAD NASER ALNAHHAM • AWDHAH MOHAMMAD ALSABAH • BADER GHALEB ALMUTAIRI • BASSAM MOHAMMAD NAZZAL • DALIA ABDULMAJEED ALGHARABALLI • DHARI MUBARAK ALSHAMMARI • HAJAR GHULOUM  ALRUBAIEE • HUDA MAHMOUD ALNAQI • IBRAHIM ALI ALGHAREEB • MAKEYAH OMRAN ALMUTAIR • MOHAMMAD ......read more

Burgan Bank Sponsors the Ayoub Sisters Concert

Under its continuous support of Al Ahmadi Music Group events  Kuwait, 21st September 2022: Burgan Bank renewed its strategic sponsorship of the Ahmadi Music Group (AMG) and its new season’s program of events starting with the world-renowned Ayoub Sisters musical duo concert at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmed Cultural Center.  Commenting on the Bank’s continuous support for Al Ahmadi Music Group, Ms. Hessa Hussain Al-Najadah, Senior Manager – Corporate & CSR Communications at Burgan Bank, said “We are very proud of our strategic partnership with AMG. This sustained fruitful collaboration over the years has enabled us to contribute to the success of many prestigious cultural events. Our partnership with Al Ahmadi Music Group reaffirms our commitment to supporting creative endeavors in Kuwait and ......read more

Twitter rolls-out testing of most requested update: The Edit Button

Edit Tweet testing to be expanded to Twitter Blue subscribers in the coming weeks UAE, 1st September: Today, Twitter rolls-out internal testing of the Edit Tweet feature before expanding to Twitter Blue subscribers in the coming weeks. The screenshot below may look a lot like an edited Tweet. That’s because it is, and people could be seeing more of them soon.   Given that this is the most requested feature to date, Twitter wanted to both share an update on its progress and give people on the platform a heads up that, even if they’re not in a test group, everyone will still be able to see if a Tweet has been edited. What is Edit Tweet? Edit Tweet is a feature that lets people make changes to their Tweet after it’s been published. Think of it as a short period of time to do things like fix typos, add ......read more

Twitter Introduces Greater Control and Personalisation of the Platform with Twitter Circle

Feature is now available globally, after being tested amongst a select global feedback group back in May   Dubai, UAE - 31 August, 2022: Today, Twitter is launching Twitter Circle, a new way to share Tweets with a smaller group to everyone on the platform. With Twitter Circle, people will now have the flexibility to choose who can see and engage with their content on a Tweet-by-Tweet basis. This means that they can have more intimate conversations and build closer connections with a smaller crowd.    The beta version was tested in a small feedback group in May, allowing users to create personalized tools that empower people to tailor how, when and with whom they engage with. Starting today, this feature will be available on iOS, Android, and Twitter.com globally.   Selecting your ......read more

The World's Tallest Stack of M&M's just got higher

20 April 2022 – Over the past couple of years, Guinness World Records™ witnessed an exceptional interest in the world record title of Tallest stack of M&M's®, which has just been topped up by an additional piece to become 7 in total, as achieved by Ibrahim Sadeq, a 29 years old from Iraq. In a video of unbelievable gravity-defying way, Sadeq was able to stack the 7 chocolate sweets on top of each other in no more than 2 minutes. An attempt that took so much more to be achieved by the previous record holders over the years. “I am using a mix of mind and body focus but people usually define it as a gravity defying act,” said the Iraqi national from his hometown in city of Nasiriyah, Dhi Qar Governorate in Iraq. Sadeq is the current record holder for the Most eggs balanced on the back of hand, an ......read more

Minnesota Family Reaches New Heights with Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records reveals the world’s tallest family is an average of 203.29 cm tall      April 14, 2022:  The Trapp family from Duluth, Minnesota has achieved the Guinness World Records title for tallest family. The family is an average of 203.29 cm (6 ft 8.03 in) tall.   The heights of each family member measure at:  • Kristine Trapp, mother: 191.2 • Scott Trapp, father: 202.7 • Savanna Trapp, daughter: 203.6 • Molly Steede, daughter: 197.26 • Adam Trapp, son: 221.71   “I love saying I’m the shortest person in the world’s tallest family at 191.2 cm!” joked Kristine.    They also joke that they are easy to find in a group of people; “just look up.”   Scott and Kristine ......read more

Hisense debuts Laser TV L9G at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Final Match Draw; Offering a Glimpse of the Football Home Experience

Dubai, UAE – 12 April, 2022: Following the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Final Draw, Hisense, the Official Sponsor of this quadrennial tournament, has outlined plans to provide regional football fans with hyper-realistic stadium-like at-home viewing experiences through the comfort of their home during the largest international sports event, which is taking place from November 21st until December 18th. During the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM Final Match Draw, Hisense unveiled the regional debut of its super smart 100L9G TriChroma Laser TV – the brand’s latest large-screen from the groundbreaking TriChroma Laser TV series. Significant figures that attended the substantial event included, H.H. Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Qatar, Prince Mansour bin Khalid bin Abdullah Al Farhan Al Saud, Fatma Samoura, ......read more

Burgan Bank Sponsors the First Football League for Young Women under 18 in Cooperation with the Kuwait Football Association

Kuwait, March 21, 2022: Burgan Bank announced its sponsorship of the first football league for young women under 18 organized under the supervision of the Women’s Committee of the Kuwait Football Association and in cooperation with Eighty Percent, the sports management firm. This sponsorship confirms the Bank's support to enhancing the sports culture in Kuwait and motivating youth to excel in various sports, as well as to encouraging the initiatives aimed at empowering women in all fields. The league started last January and will continue until March 30, and a closing ceremony will be organized to celebrate the winning teams. Commenting on the sponsorship of this event, Mrs. Hessa Al-Najadah, Public Relations Manager at Burgan Bank said, "Burgan Bank continues through its social responsibility program to cooperate with ......read more

Records to Bounce, Flip and Soar for Guinness World Records Day 2021

Records up for grabs globally include:   • Pan Arab: Most single leg backward somersaults in 30 seconds - 12   • UK: Farthest backflip between two horizontal bars - 6 metres    • USA: Most double 'around the world' ball control tricks in one minute – 24 & Most sit-down football crossovers in 30 seconds (female) – 62   • CHINA: Fastest time to pull a car 50 metres walking on hands - 1 minute 13.27 seconds   • JAPAN: Most BMX time machines in 30 seconds...45     18, November 2021 - Guinness World Records today celebrates the eighteenth annual GWR Day. Celebrating the theme of Super Skills, record-breaking hopefuls from across the globe have put on a jaw-dropping display of dedication, persistence and ......read more

New Ninjamas Nighttime Bedwetting Underwear Helps Kids To Conquer The Night

November 17, 2021:  1 in 6 children* experience bedwetting and don’t know that nighttime underwear can have an immediate impact on their confidence and comfort.   While bedwetting is not always a medical concern and children normally grow out of it, it can contribute to feelings of embarrassment and stress for older children and their parents. It has been a difficult period for many children with homeschooling, lockdowns, and added anxiety in every household driven by COVID 19. While many parents think that bedwetting could indicate a regression in their children’s development as a result of their external environment, the reality is that bedwetting is more common than they think, and it is perfectly normal.   The NEW Ninjamas absorbent nighttime underwear is designed to help children conquer the ......read more

Rashid Is World Champion for Fourth Time

Team Abu Dhabi’s Ortendahl claim’s ladies parallel slalom title     14th November, 2021: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashid Al Mulla secured a fourth consecutive freestyle crown in the UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship today with yet another dominant display at the Grand Prix of Kuwait.   The Emirati’s latest triumph came after Abu Dhabi team-mate Emma-Nellie Ortendahl had won the ladies title in the Parallel Slalom World Championship staged under floodlights on Friday evening.   Extending a superb winning run stretching back four years, Al Mulla completed back-to-back victories in Kuwait for his 28 successive moto and 13th overall Grand Prix success in a row.   His dominance of the world freestyle series has not been seriously threatened since his first Grand Prix win ......read more

Rashid Wins Again to Go One Step From Fourth World Title

Team Abu Dhabi’s Ortendahl battles on with victory in Kuwait 13th November, 2021: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashid Al Mulla is on the verge of a fourth world aquabikes title while Emma-Nellie Ortendahl refuses to give up hope of matching him at the Grand Prix of Kuwait. Reigning freestyle champion Al Mulla followed up his pole position 24 hours earlier by winning moto 1 today in the final round of the this year’s shortened UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship, Once again outshining his biggest rival, Italy’s Roberto Mariani, the Emirati will now look to secure another world crown tomorrow by stretching his brilliant winning sequence to 28 successive motos and 13 consecutive overall Grand Prix. Team-mate Ortendahl arrived in Kuwait needing to wipe out fellow-Swede Jonna Borgstrom’s 16-point lead to secure a ......read more

Team Abu Dhabi Stars Aim for Triple Success in Kuwait

Al Mulla looks to secure fourth world freestyle title as Al Tayer, Ortendahl seek big finish to world aquabikes season 8th November, 2021: Rashid Al Mulla is confident that he can clinch a fourth successive world aquabikes crown as Team Abu Dhabi look for a triple success at next weekends’ Grand Prix of Kuwait. The Emirati star goes into the final round of the this year’s shortened UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship aiming to clinch another freestyle title by extending his remarkable winning sequence of 12 consecutive Grand Prix victories and 26 moto wins. Team-mates Rashed Al Tayer and Emma-Nellie Ortendahl, meanwhile, both return to action aiming to finish the season with wins in Runabout GP1 and Ski Ladies GP1 respectively. Al Mulla was in dominant form at the opening world championship round, the Regione ......read more

TURKEY'S Rumeysa Gelgi is warded GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title for Tallest Woman Living with a Height of 215.16cm (7ft 0.7in)

13th October 2021:  Guinness World Records™, the global authority on record-breaking, today announces that Turkey’s Rumeysa Gelgi, is the Tallest woman living standing at 215.16cm (7ft 0.7in). Rumeysa first achieved a Guinness World Records title back in 2014, aged 17 when she was awarded the title for the Tallest teenager living (female). Her tall stature is down to a condition called Weaver syndrome, an extremely rare condition which causes accelerated growth amongst other abnormalities including skeletal maturation. Since achieving the Guinness World Records title back in 2014, Rumeysa has felt it was important to use her platform for advocacy reasons to educate others about rare medical conditions such as her own.   Fast forward to 2021, aged 24, Rumeysa has been re-measured and confirmed as the ......read more

Guinness World Records Verifies Oldest Identical Twins Ever

JAPAN’S Umeno Sumiyama, Koume Kodama are awarded GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS TITLE for “Oldest identical twins ever (female)” and “Oldest identical living twins (female)” at 107 years 300 days old   September 22, 2021:  Guinness World Records™, the global authority on record-breaking, today announces that Japan’s Umeno Sumiyama and Koume Kodama, are the world’s Oldest identical twins (living and ever/female) at 107 years, and 300 days, as of Sep. 1st 2021.   Umeno and Koume were born on Nov. 5th 1913 as the eldest and second daughters in a family that lived in Shodo Island, Kagawa Prefecture. Of the 11 siblings, Umeno is the third and Koume is the fourth child. Twins family says they have described their childhood was just like a Japanese TV drama ......read more

Final Artwork of M.F. Husain Will Boost Qatar's Global Art Profile, Say Experts at QF Documentary Premiere

Late, great artist’s masterpiece has been brought to reality at Education City – with QF remembering his genius at a special event on the 10th anniversary of his death Kuwait, June 10, 2021: Seeroo fi al ardh – the final work of the world-renowned artist M.F. Husain – is a “destination” that will help to put Qatar on the global art map, experts have said as an award-winning short documentary about his life, work, and genius was premiered internationally by Qatar Foundation on the 10th anniversary of his death. Commissioned by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, Seeroo fi al ardh – which opened in December 2019 - is regarded by many as Husain’s crowning masterpiece. Envisaged by the artist before he passed away in 2011, and designed to tell ......read more

Ogilvy PR Names Matt Buchanan as Global Head of Consumer PR

10, June 2021:   Ogilvy PR has appointed Matt Buchanan as its new Global Head of Consumer PR.  In this new role for the agency, Buchanan will report to Ogilvy PR’s Global CEO Julianna Richter and will lead consumer brand communications globally – evolving the go-to-market strategy, driving innovation, enhancing capability and overseeing multi-market consumer brand business. A 25-year brand communications veteran, Buchanan has run Ogilvy’s PR business in the UK since early 2019. He has more than two decades experience leading agencies specialising in consumer brand communication, spanning the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia.  Prior to Ogilvy, Buchanan was the Managing Director of Havas’ award-winning agency One Green Bean, launching the agency into the London market in 2015 having run ......read more

Lebanese Amputee Athlete Breaks the Guinness World Records Title to Mark the Launch of GWR's Impairment Records Initiative

The initiative aims to make GWR more relevant and accessible to people with physical, intellectual and visual impairments around the world MENA: Longest static wall sit (female) – LA1 UK: Fastest accumulative time crossing the United Kingdom by tandem bicycle (male) - IS1  USA: Fastest 100 miles on a treadmill (female) - LA2 (not happening until July) 05, June 2021:   Darine Barbar, an inspirational amputee athlete who just made history by breaking the Guinness World Records™ title for Longest Samson's chair/static wall sit (female) achieving a total of 2 minutes, and 8.24 seconds.  Darine has an above knee left leg amputation and lost her leg at the age of 15 to bone cancer. She had another accident in 2013 when she broke her left hip where her amputation is and had to have ......read more

Memac Ogilvy names Till Hohmann as Chief Creative Officer for MENA

 Globally recognized Hohmann will oversee the region’s creative offering across Memac Ogilvy’s five core capabilities.  Till returns to Memac Ogilvy having led the group to being recognized as the region’s number one creative agency by Dubai Lynx in 2010.  Hohmann brings experience from leading markets, including London, Munich, Singapore, and others.   June 03, 2021:  Memac Ogilvy has named globally recognized creative Till Hohmann as its new Chief Creative Officer for the MENA region. Hohmann rejoins the agency, having served as its UAE Executive Creative Director from 2007 to 2010.    Hohmann will be responsible for uniting the group’s five core capabilities under one modern creative offering. He will be dedicated to sustainable and innovative growth for ......read more

VOX Cinemas The Avenues to Reopen for Eid al-Fitr

Kuwait, 08 May 2021:  VOX Cinemas, the dedicated cinema arm of Majid Al Futtaim, is excited to announce that it will reopen its multiplex at The Avenues for Eid al-Fitr in compliance with government guidelines. Cinemagoers in Kuwait can look forward to an impressive line-up of must-see movies to entertain the entire family and rest assured that the highest standards of health and safety are being maintained. In adherence with the Ministry of Health, guests must be vaccinated and registered on the Immune App to gain entry. VOX Cinemas has also undertaken extensive precautionary measures and put in place an all-encompassing sanitisation and physical distancing plan. During the temporary closures, Majid Al Futtaim conducted extensive research to identify the top safety measures that would make guests feel comfortable about ......read more

Long Fingernails Break Guinness World Records Title Before Cut

GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS AND RIPLEY’S BELIEVE IT OR NOT! COLLABORATE TO UPDATE TITLE AND NEW DISPLAY FOR LONGEST FINGERNAILS    April 07, 2021: Guinness World Records (GWR), in collaboration with Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, unveils new measurements for the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) at 733.55 cm (24 ft 0.7 in), held by Ayanna Williams (USA).  After cultivating them for nearly 3 decades, the Texas- native and record-holder cut her iconic nails to embark on a new chapter in her life.  The global authority in record-breaking achievements partnered with Ripley’s Believe it or Not! on Ayanna’s final nail measurements before her nail cutting procedure in Fort Worth, TX, USA.  Her record-breaking nails are now ......read more

Pampers Introduces the First Diaper Designed for Nighttime Wetness Protection and Un-interrupted Sleep

Pampers Night range includes the softest diapers with trusted leakage performance for overnight protection.   January 25, 2021:   Sleep is crucial for babies’ development and well-being. A tried & true and most importantly trusted brand by parents for decades, Pampers just released a new line of diapers with superior overnight dryness to provide skin comfort with leak protection so your baby can enjoy uninterrupted sleep time. Pamper night is the first diaper in the region specially designed with enhanced sleeping layer for all around Nighttime Wetness Protection. It’s super-absorbent German technology pulls wetness and mess away from baby’s skin for maximum comfort and the “air-dry channels” ensure breathable dryness so your baby sleeps soundly throughout the night. Karim ......read more

Celebrate the National Day with Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre

Kuwait- 10 January, 2021:  The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre is getting excited for this upcoming National Day Celebration. 2021 will be very special and the first celebration of H.H. the Emir, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre has prepared a rich and manifold programme on this occasion, also commemorating the 60th anniversary of the State of Kuwait and the 30th jubilee of its liberation. All residents are invited to join us at Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre.  We also want you and your kids to participate! Ask your kids to send us a drawing or poem for the 60th anniversary. They might have heard stories about the history of the State of Kuwait, learned about it at school or they have seen photographs from the past.  What does it mean to ......read more

Police Rockstone Wallet and Card Case

PA40141WLBK POLICE ROCKSTONE BLK/BLU WALLET PA40142WLBK POLICE ROCKSTONE BLK WALLET CARD CASE   October 27, 2020:    The POLICE DNA is all about freedom. A brand that has its finger on the fashion pulse, the accessories from POLICE are not just fleeting cursory fashion moments, they are the choices of a generation that is fearless when it comes to letting its voice be heard. To be subversive, bold and authentic in a world living vicariously through social media filters, zoom meeting and hashtags is a revelation in itself. Celebrating this unique and brazen spirit is the new collection of wallets and small leather goods from POLICE.    Debuting this November, POLICE ROCKSTONE is an exclusive and sophisticated wallet fashioned in the classic colours of black and blue. Utilitarianism is the mood ......read more

Consumers Expect All Brands to Provide Wellness Offerings, New Ogilvy Study Finds

Ogilvy's New Study is the First to Quantify Wellness Gaps for Brands Looking for Growth   October 14, 2020:  The US$4.5 trillion global wellness economy – growing twice as fast as the global economy – is now so pervasive that for 73% of global consumers, wellness is now considered an essential element of a brand’s strategy. The Ogilvy Wellness Gap study released today has, for the first time, quantified the gap between consumers’ wellness expectations of brands and how they judge delivery against those expectations in seven key sectors – food, snacks, skincare, airlines, hotels, cars and banking.   Ogilvy surveyed 7,000 consumers from 14 countries across 4 continents to gain new insight into how they see wellness in 2020 and to help marketers close the glaring opportunity ......read more

Instagram Celebrates its Birthday Today!

Instagram celebrates its birthday today, marking a decade since the platform launched and went on to shape the global cultural fabric!    October 06, 2020:  Since the earliest days of Instagram, we’ve been constantly inspired by the creativity we’ve seen in our community. We’ve seen people come together with loved ones, express themselves in new and more visual ways, inspire others with similar interests, and rally around causes they believe in. Our community has always set the cultural agenda - they push culture forward and inspire us to explore new ways of creating and communicating.   To celebrate this milestone, we dove deep into our regional data and curated a list of leading tools that our community brilliantly used to express themselves over the past 10 years - these include the ......read more

A Pakistani National Dribbles a Basketball for a Mile in Dubai, Bags a Second Guinness World Records Title

30 September 2020:   Breaking a Guinness World Records™ (GWR) title is more than just doing something amazing. It took 33-year old Pakistani national Azmat Khan 6 minutes and 1 second to break the previous Guinness World Records title for Fastest mile dribbling a basketball. Khan is a Kohat product, and he also holds the record title for the 10 miles equivalent. Khan’s story with GWR started by deciding that he wanted to take his achievements to the next level, so he had to find something he thought he could handle on a global level. Searching GWR site, a record title on basketball drew his attention held by American national Reed McManigal who managed to set the record in 6 min 39 seconds. Two cyclists served as videographers to document the attempt, using their mobile phones. Khan was able to shatter Reed ......read more

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New Film by National Geographic Abu Dhabi Explores the Making of Kuwait's Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem ...

20-minute documentary showcases the mega cultural project’s six museums filled with immersive experiences and installations, including The International Space Station and Solar System, the Robotics Gallery and a 1.4million litre Aquarium.   Kuwait City, Kuwait – 23 September 2020: Delving deep into the creation and history of one of the largest museums in the world, the ......read more

National Geographic Abu Dhabi Unveils New Film on the Making of One of the World's Largest Museums: ...

National Geographic Abu Dhabi Unveils New Film on the Making of One of the World’s Largest Museums: The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre In Kuwait 20-minute documentary showcases the mega cultural project’s six museums filled with immersive experiences and installations, including The International Space Station and Solar System, the Robotics Gallery and a 1.4million ......read more

Two Emiratis claim GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles in July

Areej Al Hammadi claimed the title for Most football 'hotstepper' ball control tricks in one minute Walid Yari raised the bar on Most side jump push-ups in 1 minute Records announced at the launch of Guinness World Records Day 2020 Assets available to download here: Areej Al Hammadi: video + photos Walid Yari: video + photos   29 July 2020 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates: ......read more

Egyptian Multi-Time Guinness World Records Titleholder Secures Another One in Front of Hibs Temple ...

56 consecutive step-ups in 30 seconds were enough to secure the title   15 July 2020 – It took Mahmoud Mohamed Ayoub 30 seconds in front of the renowned Hibs Temple in Elkharga, Egypt to complete 56 step ups on a training bench. This led him to being recognised by Guinness World Records (GWR) as a new world record, breaking the previous record stood at 51 The 23-year old Egyptian ......read more

17-Year Old Smashed a Guinness World Records Title in His Bedroom

“I would have never attempted a record if I didn’t move to Dubai,” says the Indian national   9 July 2020 – A total of 101 hops over a stationery ruler brought Soham Mukherjee, a 17-year old from New Delhi, a Guinness World Records title. The Dubai-based Indian national managed to break the previous title of 96 for Most side to side hops in 30 ......read more

Three Eggs get Yemeni National a Guinness World Records Title

18th June 2020:  A stack of three eggs on the top of each other was recognised by Guinness World Records (GWR) as a new world record when Mohammed Muqbel, a 20-year old Yemeni national living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, successfully stack them into a tower. Balanced upright, one at a time on top of each other in a single tower ensemble got the global recognition as the ‘Largest stack ......read more

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Team Abu Dhabi Riders Grab Double Triumph On Dramatic Race Day in Kuwait

Al Tayer secures convincing victory to launch Runabout GP1 title bid as world champion Al Mulla shrugs off injury to win again       February 15, 2020:   Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Tayer powered his way to an emphatic victory in the Grand Prix of Kuwait today to launch his title challenge in the 2020 UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship.   The ......read more

Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre Enriches More Lives of Senior Women Citizens Through ...

Promoting self-care practices among the 50+ age group through social, recreational and practical engagements     Kuwait City, Kuwait – 12 February, 2020:  Dedicated to empowering the senior women of the Kuwaiti community, Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre is delighted to commence the fourth season of ‘Sanad’. As an inclusive and ......read more

Ortendahl Makes Team Abu Dhabi Debut in Kuwait as Al Mulla Launches Bid for Third World Title

Swedish star targets fourth aquabikes crown    10 February, 2020:   Emma-Nellie Ortendahl makes her Team Abu Dhabi debut in next weekend’s Grand Prix of Kuwait with her sights set firmly on a fourth Ski Ladies GP1 title in the UIM-ABP Aquabike World Championship.   Sweden’s golden girl of aquabike racing teams up for the first time with ......read more

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