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ICANN Names a New CEO to Replace Rod Beckstrom – Fadi Chehadé to Take Over by October 1

ICANN today named Fadi Chehadé as its new CEO replacing Rod Beckstrom who will step down July 1.

By |June 22nd, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

USDA Gets Domain Names Half Right with “MyPlate”

Government agency registers .com domain, but still brands program with a domain name it doesn’t own. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) just launched a new campaign to replace the old food pyramid.

By |June 2nd, 2011|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Mideast nations choose non-Latin domain names

Dubai Following the successful launch of the first fully non-Latin script domains in May 2010 by Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, four more countries in the Middle East have followed suit with internationalised domain names, or IDNs. These countries include Jordan, Qatar, Syria and Tunisia.

By |August 3rd, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Iran’s Threats and Arabs Double Standards – Taqiyya

There are no justifications whatsoever for the two biggest, most powerful and influential Arab countries, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, not taking loud, courageous and clear cut stances against Iran's expansionism, hegemony, sickening plots and ambitions, says Elias Bejjani .

By |June 14th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

The Tunisian Internet Agency selects solutions from AFNIC to operate its « تونس. » IDN ccTLD

On March 23, 2010, ATI successfully completed ICANN’s evaluation of its Arabic script TLD project «تونس.».

By |June 11th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Rod Beckstrom Helps Celebrate Egypt’s Arabic IDN ccTLD

ICANN's CEO has recently joined Egypt's Information Technology Minister Tarek Kamel in celebrating the rollout of Egypt's Arabic language top-level domain.

By |May 26th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Non-Latin characters ‘open up’ the web

Earlier this month, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Russia become the first nations to get internet addresses entirely in non-Latin characters.

By |May 25th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Non-Latin characters ‘open up’ the web

Earlier this month, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Russia become the first nations to get internet addresses entirely in non-Latin characters.

By |May 25th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

ICANN unveils first non-Latin domain names

Following through on its promise to open the Internet to international domain names, ICANN launches its first non-Latin domains for Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

By |May 7th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

.Travel Domain Name Featured in Magazine Ad

.Travel shows up in a print ad.

By |February 24th, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

ICANN Greenlights First Internationalized Domain Names (Digital Trends)

The global Internet oversight agency has approved the first four fully internationalized top-level domains for Egypt, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

By |January 22nd, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

A less noisy evolution (Al-Ahram Weekly)

Five essential and comprehensive concepts govern the "New Thinking" in the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) -- the party's new agenda for Egypt's future.

By |January 2nd, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Plus ça change (Al-Ahram Weekly)

I was caught between several ways to approach this forecast of the Egyptian scene in 2020.

By |January 2nd, 2010|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Egypt bids for first Arabic top-level domain (ZDNet UK)

Six countries have now applied for internationalised top-level domains, including Egypt, Russia and Saudi Arabia

By |November 17th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Egypt to Apply for 1st Arabic Domain Name (MalaysiaNews.net)

Internet Set to Allow Non-Latin Addresses (AP) Egypt will apply for the first Internet domain written in Arabic, its information technology minister said Sunday at a conference grouping Yahoo's co-fou...

By |November 16th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Egypt applies for first Arabic domain (The New Zealand Herald)

SHARM EL-SHEIK, Egypt - Egypt will apply for the first internet domain written in Arabic, its information technology minister said a conference grouping Yahoo's co-founder and others to discuss boosting online access in emerging nations.Tarek...

By |November 15th, 2009|Recent Domain News|0 Comments

Egypt: An Inside View of This Stop on the Domain Industry’s October/November World Tour

Over the past few days, we've given you an inside view of domain events in Australia and on the French Riviera. Today it is on to Egypt where Directi sister companies Skenzo and LogicBoxes took delegates at this month's ICANN meeting in Cairo on an "Egyptian Odyssey" that included stops at the Great Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza.

By |November 26th, 2008|Recent Domain News|0 Comments