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· January, 2011

Stories about War & Conflict from January, 2011

29 January 2011

Egypt: Demonstrations Continue for Fifth Day

Widespread demonstrations continue to rock Egypt for the fifth day in a row, as netizens around the world continue to closely watch developments on the ground. Reports say the millions...

Russia, Ukraine: More Tributes to Playwright Anna Yablonskaya

Czech Republic: The Czech Roma During the Holocaust

Serbia, Kosovo: Comment on Dick Marty's Report

28 January 2011

Egypt: Information getting out despite information blackout

The Egyptian government's shutdown of the Internet and closures of cell phone networks has significantly curtailed information flows, but people have found creative ways to get information out.

27 January 2011

Egypt: Twittering from the Rooftops

The Egyptian Twittersphere on #jan25 is thick with stories of the ongoing unrest. For observers, the rooftops have become a favored vantage. Ivan Sigal shares this bird's eye view of...

Russia: “Anonymous Bomb” and “Random Scapegoats” of Domodedovo

RuNet Echo

In the aftermath of the Jan. 24 suicide bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, which killed at least 35 people and left over 100 wounded, some Russophone bloggers are once again...

25 January 2011

Arab World: Palestinian “Abed Raboo goes for the Qatari Jugular”

The Palestinian Papers, a leak which contains more than 1,600 internal documents on a decade of peace talks with Israel, created a furore online, after being released by Qatar-based Al...

Brazil/Tunisia: Cartoons on the Tunisian Revolution

Russia, Ukraine: Playwright Anna Yablonskaya Killed at Domodedovo

24 January 2011

Russia: First Twitter Reports of Domodedovo Suicide Bombing

RuNet Echo

A deadly explosion killed at least 35, and wounded as many as 70 people in the Moscow airport Domodedovo. Early reports assert (ru) that the attack was a suicide bomb....

Russia: Domodedovo Airport Blast

A Korean Vessel Rescued from Somali Pirates, Worries of Retaliation Grow

Last Friday, South Korean special forces successfully rescued its 21 crew members who had been held as hostages by Somali pirates in the Arabian Sea. Prudent net users have raised...

23 January 2011

Lebanon: Fears of Instability

Lebanon: Fears of Escalation

Lebanon: Kuntar Remembers Prison Days in Israel

Israel/Palestine: Reacting to the Palestine Papers

Today, Al Jazeera English released the first of more than 1,600 internal documents from a decade of the Israel-Palestine Peace Process, dubbed the “Palestine Papers.” The papers released today make...

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