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YouTube allows monetization to users in MENA

Users in Egypt, KSA and UAE can monetize their original content and generate revenue from their YouTube videos.
YouTube | 19.03.2013

YouTube, the world’s largest online video community, announced today that it has opened its YouTube Partner Program in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE.

Any YouTube user in Egypt, KSA and UAE with a YouTube account that uploads original content can become a partner simply by clicking and following the monetization tab from their account which gives them an array of features including the ability to generate revenue out of their channel upload views, improve their skills and build their audience. The YouTube Partner Program offers many features to help the YouTube content creator strengthen their YouTube page. The programs are varied and tailored to meet the need of the users.

“YouTube has seen dramatic increases in Egypt," said Haisam Yehia, Strategic Partners Development Manager, Middle East and North Africa. "Opening up the YouTube Partner Program in Egypt is a great step to help content creators develop their skills and provide original local content. Content that can be appreciated locally and across the globe.”

Reaching a worldwide audience is one of the benefits of becoming a YouTube Partner. The program offers an array of benefits, the most attractive of which is monetizing your content, as it allows content creators to generate revenue from their videos. Revenue is generated by the number of views of a video. In order to help content creators improve their skills and creativity, the YouTube Partner Programs provides a host of development programs, analytical tools and community resources to create even more high quality content.

The YouTube Partner Program remains flexible and doesn’t restrict the upload and distribution of your content. It also opens users to a vibrant partner network where eager mentors and collaborators await, brimming with creativity.

To become a Partner and join the YouTube Partner Program, you need to have a YouTube account, upload your own content that complies with the Terms of Service and Community Guidelines and you have to have previously monetized at least one video. For more information, visit http://support.google.com/youtube/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=72851 and for any questions, please contact: menapartner-support@google.com