Posts Tagged ‘arabic domains’

Oman introduces عمان. (.oman), the Arabic script IDN ccTLD

Muscat, Oman – 1st May 2012 – The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) of the Sultanate of Oman, with the support of ARI Registry Services, officially relaunched the .om country code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) today in a move to ensure the ongoing stability and growth of the Internet within the country and greater Gulf region. ARI [...]

Gulf Times: Qatar registry launches Arabic domain names

Last night, Qatar became one of the first countries in the world to offer Arabic domain names to Internet users as ictQatar officials launched the Qatar Domains Registry, making the Internet more accessible to Arabic customers. The first phase of the introduction of the Qatar Domains Registry (QDR) will see select organisations allocated Qatar-specific Internet domain [...]

Dubai eGovernment launches Dubai.emarat as Arabic Internet domain of official Dubai Government portal

Dubai eGovernment has recently announced the launch of دبي.امارات )Dubai.emarat(, which will be the Arabic Internet domain of the official portal of Dubai Government and corresponds to the Latin domain dubai.ae, .امارات)), the UAE’s domain name in Arabic. This initiative will for the first time allow Arab users to use the Arabic web address of [...]

The Ruler of Dubai Launches First Website with Arabic IDN

The ruler of Dubai has made use of the establishment of non-Latin characters in domain names. محمد-بن-راشد.امارات Dubai leader Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid has become the first Arab leader to take advantage of the introduction of non-Latin characters in the titles of web addresses, which became available earlier this month. Following the growing use of [...]

Launching Saudi IDN Registration

Thursday, May 6, 2010 is a historical day for SaudiNIC, it will be documented in its history record as the day when Arabic domain names was officially launched . In the same day SaudiNIC also launched the actual Arabic domains registration in Saudi Arabia. The official Arabic domain names registration was actually began by successfully [...]

ICANN: IDN ccTLD Request from Jordan Successfully Passes String Evaluation

ICANN is pleased to announce the successful completion of String Evaluation on proposed a IDN ccTLD string for Jordan. Details of the successful evaluation are provided here: http://www.icann.org/en/topics/idn/fast-track/string-evaluation-completion-en.htm The IDN (Internationalized Domain Name) ccTLD Fast Track Process was approved by the ICANN Board at its annual meeting in Seoul, South Korea on 30 October 2009. [...]

.emarat (.امارات) IDN confirmed for April 2010

  As part of its strategy to support and enhance Arabic content on the Internet, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has announced its plan to launch .emarat (.امارات). This step has been made under the new directions of ICANN, the international corporation responsible for managing the assignment of domain names and IP addresses, which allows [...]

Tunisia: upcoming launch of internet domain names in Arabic

 
TUNISIAONLINENEWS- With a view to making the internet more accessible around the world, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has opened the domain application process to non-Latin characters for website addresses with its inclusion of internationalised domain names.

Following Egypt’s application for a domain name in Arabic on Monday, Tunisia has also applied [...]

Egypt launches Arabic web domain

Egypt will open the world’s first Arabic language internet domain, its communications minister has said. Tarek Kamel said the new domain name would be “.masr” written in the Arabic alphabet. It translates as “.Egypt”. “It is a great moment for us… The internet now speaks Arabic,” Mr Kamel said. Last month, internet regulator Icann voted [...]

UAE introduces Arabic domain names

The United Arab Emirates will now allow Arabic domain names for websites, which was previously restricted to using only English characters. The proposal was put across by the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority as part of a national strategy to manage Arabic language on the internet. It was officially approved by the Ministerial Council for Services yesterday [...]