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· February, 2010

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from February, 2010

Morocco: The Death of a Newspaper

Iran: Webcomic about a young protester

Palestine: Sleepless in Gaza

Qatar: Artist MF Husain trades Indian passport for Qatari one

Reactions on the Internet ranged from shock, dismay and delight as MF Husain, one of India's most celebrated and reviled artists, is offered Qatari citizenship - and accepts.

Morocco: Maghreb Bloggers Search for Common Ground

A three-day workshop for bloggers from Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco was held from 15 to 17 February 2010 in the Moroccan capital Rabat. Participating bloggers reported and live-tweeted the event....

Egypt: Cats can wink too

Egypt: DC Rally for Kareem Amer

Bahrain: Lymphoma and Leukaemia Support Group

Jordan: Taxed to Death?

Egypt: Fan Page for ElBaradei

Bahrain: Blog Hacked?

Lebanon: Stolichnaya and the Girl in the Bathtub

Lebanon: The Return of the Kamikaze

Palestine/West Bank: Peace Protesters use Avatar Movie Visuals

Iran: Cyber Islamic Militarism on the March

The internet is usually touted as a space for dialogue and peaceful exchange, but in the case of Iran, the political conflict has also morphed into new forms of online...

Macedonia: Official Website of Skopje Old Bazaar

Morocco: To Valentine or Not to Valentine?

In Morocco, as in many countries, celebrating Valentine's Day has caught on as a modern expression of love. In major cities, storefronts stock candy hearts and teddy bears, but, as...

Citizen Video wins George Polk Journalism Award

Iran: Bus Drivers Union Calls for Green-Labor Unity

Egypt: Recall your Corolla

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