Sky News Arabia launches football app

Sky News Arabia has launched a new application dedicated to the world of local, regional and international football that will allow fans to keep up to date with the latest football news via their smartphones and tablets. The app will allow users to check live scores, learn more about team formations, club rankings, top scorers and final results, as well as access in-depth analyses and commentaries and is currently available for free on Google Play and the Apple App Store.

“This application is the result of Sky News Arabia’s business philosophy of continuous innovation and development of products for the benefit of our followers across all platforms,” says Nart Bouran, CEO, Sky News Arabia. “This latest addition to the Sky News portfolio reflects our keenness to provide football fans with all the latest news about clubs and star players along with a wide selection of statistics, photos and videos. This application is the perfect compliment to our programs and sports news on Sky News Arabia TV and radio, including the popular Malaeb program.”

Sky News Arabia nominated for AIB Awards

The London-based Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) has nominated two documentaries submitted by Sky News Arabia for it’s annual awards. The 11th edition of The AIB Awards will recognise content that reflects current social issues and are presented across television, radio and online platforms. The jury panel for the AIB Awards includes over 40 notable personalities from the media sector, including Producers, Editors, Journalists and Critics from around the world.

This is the first year that Sky News Arabia has competed in the awards, with it’s documentaries Death Boats: The Migration Dream and Smuggling Nightmare and Religious Diversity in Iraq: The Yazidis being nominated in the Domestic Current Affairs Documentary and International Investigative Documentary categories respectively.  Winners of the awards will be announced on November 4, 2015 as part of a special ceremony in London for an audience of Arab and international media representatives.