Recent news

This press release is more than one year old, and should be considered archived material. says “ahlan wa sahlan”

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.

About Opera

With two decades of history, Opera has grown up, side-by-side, with the internet. From browsers, data managing and security apps, to news apps, we connect more than 350 million users and industry partners to the internet, giving more experiences, more data, more money saved, more ideas, more control, more content, and more of what they like. Opera AS is a privately held company and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. Follow our news at

Opera is a trademark of Opera Software AS.