Disney+ to launch across the Middle East, bringing classics to millions

Lion King on Disney+ UAE

Disney’s streaming service is officially launching across the Middle East later this year, bringing classic movies to 16 new countries and territories.

While the date has not yet been confirmed, services will be available in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

Pricing is also yet to be confirmed, but in the US a subscription costs USD8 per month, or USD80 annually.

Subscribers will be able to access hundreds of movies and episodes from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic.

Disney+ is currently available in more than 30 global markets including the UK, Canada, USA and France.