Al Arabiya News, the English-language online portal of Al Arabiya News Channel, and Forum:Blog, the official blog of the World Economic Forum (WEF), have entered a content-sharing collaboration which aims to provide quality content for readers of both sites.
The collaboration will enable both sites to cross-publish a range of selected articles, opinion pieces, and blog posts on a regular basis. For its part, Al Arabiya News will be providing access to its extensive Middle East related analysis and commentary, whilst the Forum:Blog will be providing access to its vast library of blog posts which tackle the most prominent issues on the international agenda.
“We’re happy to collaborate with Al Arabiya News, which will provide our digital audiences with high-level content about the Middle East. Our blog fosters informed conversations about the issues that matter to the global public, and we’re pleased to strengthen our contributions from this vitally important region,” said Adrian Monck, Managing Director, Head of Communications and Media at WEF.
For his part, Faisal J. Abbas, Editor-in-Chief of Al Arabiya News said that “We are delighted to be cooperating with the World Economic Forum and are looking forward to enrich the debate about our part of the world on their prominent blog.”
“Similarly, we are eager to share a selection of the Forum:Blog’s highly insightful pieces on regional and global affairs with our audiences in a bid to diversify our offering and provide our readers with the very best of news and views from around the world.”
The collaboration following a major revamp which Al Arabiya News’s undertook last November and is part of a wider plan of cooperation with a number of worldwide influencers and thought-leading organizations as well as providing new editorial offerings. The website can be accessed via www.alarabiya.net/english
The World Economic Forum’s Annual Forum concludes today in Davos.