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· December, 2011

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from December, 2011

30 December 2011

Egypt: 2011 in Blog Posts

The year 2011 is coming to an end, and with all the events took place in Egypt, it is important to list the most important or controversial blog posts of...

Yemen: Should the US Grant Saleh a Visa?

A recent buzz among tweeps following Yemen news has been the issue of Honorary President Ali Abdullah Saleh's plans to travel to the US. Netizens warn against granting a visit...

Iran: A petition for a jailed activist

Iran: Rafsanjani's site was filtered

Iran: Student activist was released after 11 years

Iran:”Parliament is like Animal House”

28 December 2011

Meet Raafat Rohaiem from Global Voices in Arabic

Shams Ahmed interviews Raafat Rohaiem, one of teh first Global Voices in Arabic translators, who joined the team in 2007.

Bethlehem: Armenian and Greek Clergy Clash at Christmas

Armenian and Greek priests have once again clashed, but this time at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem, much to the astonishment and amusement of social media users worldwide.

Lebanon: Electric Xmas Decorations

Libya: Celebrating Xmas now that Gaddafi is Gone

Egypt: FAQ about the political situation in Egypt

Mauritania: Earth's Bulls Eye

Algeria: What Independence means

Bahrain: Message to Netizens

Syria: What it deserves

27 December 2011

Morocco: The Tale of the February 20 Movement in 20 Videos

A look back at how the Moroccan pro-democracy movement "February 20" has used videos, as very powerful and viral social media tool to get its message across. Hisham Almiraat shares...

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