Recent Domain News

3 Arab countries score Internet’s first use of non-Latin characters in country-code domain

Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates today became the first countries on the Internet to use non-Latin characters as country-code top-level domains, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers announced.

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GCC to float $25bn railway project tender this quarter (The Peninsula)

this year. Mohammad Bin Obeid Al Mazroui, GCC assistant secretary-general for economic affairs, said in a statement published by a United Arab Emirates (UAE) daily yesterday that the secretariat-general would assess the bidding companies and shortlist three to five potential winners.

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AusRegistry Spreads Its Mid East Wings as Registry for Qatar

Ausregistry International, the registry for .AU (Australia) and .AE (United Arab Emirates) has added .QA (Qatar) to its stable. The new contract sees it providing Domain Name Registry Software and consulting services for establishing a new administrative body to manage the .QA country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD).

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