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· November, 2012

Stories about Middle East & North Africa from November, 2012

29 November 2012

Families of Kidnapped Lebanese Protest Authorities’ Neglect

Iran: Flood Kills Four People

Egyptians Back on the Street

Egypt: Down with The Tyrant – Take Three!!

In what is being described as the third wave of the Egyptian revolution, Egyptians across the country and not only Cairo took to the streets again to make a strong...

27 November 2012

Iran: Reflections on Gaza and Israel

For many in Iran, the issues surrounding Gaza, Hamas, and Palestine are viewed through a prism of politics. Condemning Hamas publicly means becoming a target. One Iranian student organization, became...

Tahrir Square: Unleashing Egyptian Creativity

Only Citizens Fall in Iraq's Car Bombings

Homs: A Revolutionary Syrian City in Ruins

Homs is a Syrian city that is 4,300 years old and is the home of three Syrian presidents. Homsi protesters were among the first Syrians to take streets in thousands...

26 November 2012

Yemen: Ashoura Celebration in Sanaa Attacked

November 24th is Ashoura Day, and it is a day that is commemorated in the Muslim world by both the Sunni and Shite sects. However in Yemen, it was a...

Mauritania: “Knowledge for All” Campaign to Collect 30,000 Books

Israelis React to Barak's Retirement from Politics

Israel's Minister of Defense, Ehud Barak, who previously served as Israel's Prime Minister (1999-2001) and IDF Chief of Staff (1991-1995), made a surprise announcement in a press conference today, saying...

24 November 2012

Saudi Judge: “What applies to the ruler, does not apply to those he rules”

Earlier today, Riyadh Criminal Court held the sixth hearing session of the ongoing trial of the two prominent human rights activists Mohammad Al-Qahtani and Abdullah Al-Hamid. Today's session was solely...

Made in Libya: Blogger Ahmed Ben Wafaa

Ahmed Ben Wafaa is a science teacher who started blogging in 2000 to express himself on the state of things in his country and through his blog "Made in Libya"...

Pakistan Stands With Palestine

A number of rallies and protests were held in Pakistan to show solidarity with the Palestinians in their recent conflict with Israel. Using social media, people have raised concerns over...

23 November 2012

Candles Lit for Gaza in Bulgaria's Capital

Has Morsi Pulled a Mubarak and Cut the Internet Off Tahrir Square?

Egyptian netizens are reporting Internet cuts around Tahrir Square, the epi-centre of the Egyptian revolution while others are saying it in working fine. If the Internet is being disrupted by...

Iran: ‘Back to the Stone Age’

Iran: Ten Members of Pan-Iranist Party Arrested

22 November 2012

Lebanon: France, Oil and Independence Day

Israeli Media Criticized for Coverage of Gaza Conflict

The latest round of fighting between Israel and Gaza militants was covered around the clock in Israel. Media outlets largely adopted the government's narrative and justifications for the offensive. Leftist...

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