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World’s third largest book fair opens in Sharjah

With more than 1.5 million book titles and 1,650 publishing houses from 60 countries, Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) opened its doors to public and trade visitors today. Now the third largest book fair in the world, the publishing mega-event takes place from 1 to 11 November at the Expo Centre Sharjah, which has added a 42,000 square foot (3,900 ...

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Arab book market worth $1 billion

The Arab book market is worth US$1 billion per annum, according to the Chairman of Sharjah Book Authority (SBA), Ahmed Bin Rakkad Al Ameri, who was speaking at a panel session at the Sharjah International Book Fair this week. Some 650,000 people have visited the 35th edition of the eleven-day book fair during its first four days, with 1,681 publishing ...

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Shurooq takes journalists on Mleiha journey

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), in collaboration with the Sharjah Media Corporation and the Sharjah Media Centre, organized a media trip for the journalists to discover the wonders of Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism Project, as well as take part in various fun-filled safari rides, dune-bashing activities, live musical performances, entertainments and series engaging activities during the evening. Shurooq, the ...

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Sharjah named Capital of Arab Press

The Jordan-based media body, United Arab Media Council (UAMC), has named the city of Sharjah as the Capital of the Arab Press for Year 2016. The accolade follows Sharjah’s year as Capital of Arab Tourism in 2015, as voted by the Arab Council of Tourism Ministers, and a year as the Islamic Culture Capital of the Arab Region in 2014, ...

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