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· December, 2010

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from December, 2010

31 December 2010

Tunisia : “We Are Not Afraid Anymore!”

The year 2010 is coming to an end but Tunisia is shaken up by a social uprising that many bloggers hope will bring a decisive change in their country. Because...

Tunisia: Journalist Nebrass Hedhili Attacked during Uprising

30 December 2010

Tunisia: The Cry of Protestors Echoes Around the World

The cries of Tunisians, protesting against corruption and joblessness for the past two weeks, is gathering momentum on the World Wide Web. Netizens from around the world are rallying behind...

Lebanon: Stop Honking

Algeria: What is Happening in Tunisia?

Algeria: Wikileaks and Israel

Saudi Arabia: The Kingdom in One Sentence

26 December 2010

Tragedy bookends Year 2010 for Francophone Citizen Media

It appears that tragedy will bookend yet another year rich in remarkable events in the world of francophone citizen media. The month of January set the tone with the fallout...

Jordan: Sentencing of Critical Football Club President

Former Jordanian MP and Wihdat football club president Tareq Sami Khoury had been sentenced to two years in prison for assaulting and insulting a gendarme officer. Netizens react to the...

Lebanon: One in Every Four Lebanese is on Facebook

Lebanon: One Wig Stand for Cancer Awareness

Morocco: The Minister Goes to Facebook

Morocco: Rare Recording of Popular Jewish Song

24 December 2010

Iran: Subsidies Cutback Causes Drastic Rise in Prices

Severe cutbacks on subsidies that have kept prices on many goods artificially low are feared to cause problems for many middle class and poor citizens in Iran.

23 December 2010

Tunisia: Unemployed Man's Suicide Attempt Sparks Riots

An unemployed Tunisian set himself on fire in protest against his joblessness, sparking a wave of riots on the ground and solidarity and support on social networking platforms. While the...

Lebanon: Where the “presidency” checks your Gmail

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