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January 11, 2011

Arabic-speaking users now able to visit in their native language

Oslo, Norway - January 11, 2011

Today, Opera released and in Arabic. Now, Opera's many Arabic users can receive important product and support information from, and news, sports and entertainment content from in their preferred language.

Opera Mini, the world's most popular mobile browser, is already available in Arabic. The localization to Arabic of is a joint effort between Opera employees and members of the fast-expanding Arabic-speaking Opera community.

"More than 280 million people speak Arabic as their first language, so we are pleased to offer in their language," says Rolf Assev, Chief Strategy Officer, Opera. "What most impresses me is the close collaboration between our passionate fans and our employees to make this happen. Opera has always been about giving back to our community. Today, they have given back to us as well."

To connect with the Arabic-speaking Opera user community, please visit There, visitors will be able to post concerns and comments and get Opera browser tips and tricks in Arabic and English.

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